• 12 Minutes Max
    Performing, for me, has always been a very inner process Barbra Streisand

    12 Minutes Max

    A monthly showcase of short new works and works-in-progress by local artists in many disciplines. One Sunday a month, come see new pieces in music, dance, writing, film, theater, performance art and the like, each 12 minutes or less.

  • Members Only Used Book Sale
    The only way to have a friend is to be one. Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Members Only Used Book Sale

    Sat, Aug 6, 9am–5pm: Friends members can pick up awesome deals on used books! Not a member already? You can sign up at The Library Store any time.

  • Music at Main
    I daresay one good concert justifies a week of satisfaction at home. Robert Plant

    Music at Main

    Enjoy weekly live performances in the outdoor amphitheater on Library Plaza. Don't miss local bands and musicians every Wednesday night in July and August.

  • Every time I go to a movie, it's magic, no matter what the movie's about. Steven Spielberg

    Bring the whole family to the east lawn of Library Square at dusk to enjoy this free film series!

  • Sounds of Summer Thursdays, 7:30pm, Sprague Branch

    Add some music to your Thursday evenings with this summer concert series featuring local bands and musicians.

  • Simple Steps for Starting Your Business
    As any small business owner knows, starting a business is not glamorous work. Kevin McCarthy

    Simple Steps for Starting Your Business

    Join Salt Lake SCORE for a workshops that will help you get your start-up off the ground. Participants will meet with business mentors to discuss the steps involved in starting a business, and will learn the keys to success.

  • Sustaining Your Small Business
    If Opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. Milton Berle

    Sustaining Your Small Business

    Join the Library and experts from Salt Lake SCORE to explore topics related to business ownership. In May, find out how marketing yourself and managing your personal brand can help you build a dedicated client and fan base.

  • Marmalade Summer Concert Series

    Add some music to your summer evenings by heading to the Marmalade Branch's outdoor plaza for this free concert series, taking place on select Thursdays from June through August.

  • Music is what our feelings sound like. Vera Farmiga

    Enjoy this free summer concert series highlighting the styles of music that make up the fabric of Rose Park's community. Concerts will take place at 7pm on select Wednesdays this summer at the Day-Riverside Branch.

  • Vision begins with the eyes, but it truly takes place in the brain. Fei-Fei Li

    Become inspired and informed at a series of events featuring TED Talk videos and conversations with your community. Each month, the Marmalade Branch invites all to experience dynamic talks centered around a central theme at TEDxMarmaladeLibrary.

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Sounds of Summer

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Add some music to your Thursday evenings with this series featuring local bands and musicians.

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Wind Tunnel

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Kids and their families can experiment with the power of the wind as they create devices and watch them fly in a Wind Tunnel, which was generously donated by Thanksgiving Point.

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The Iron Sloth

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Challenge yourself to complete a month-long ironman triathlon.

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Cyanotype Printing

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Create your own cyanotype print using provided materials in this workshop.

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CUAC, a non-profit contemporary art organization operating in downtown Salt Lake City, combines forces with The City Library to offer unique, free art workshops for preschoolers and elementary school students.

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BollyX at the Library

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Get your heart pumping with eclectic music and exhilarating choreography by taking part in BolyX!

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Music Together

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Bring your little ones and learn how every child’s development benefits from early exposure to music and movement with experts from Music Together.

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Olympic Storytime

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Celebrate the 2016 Summer Olympics by taking part in Olympic-themed stories and activities.

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Amigos y Libros

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Join us for a series of book discussions that provide Spanish speakers the opportunity to engage in thoughtful discussions of books and authors in their native language. Books are chosen from a wide range of subjects and are tailored to the group's preferences.

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Action Painting

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Find your inner Jackson Pollock and help create an outdoor abstract painting project.

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Sustaining Your Small Business

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Explore topics related to business ownership with various experts from Salt Lake SCORE.

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Excel 2: Format/ Formulas

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Learn to create basic formulas and how to use pre-made formulas called functions.

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PoetryMusic Performance

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Watch PoetryMusic as they blend words, jazz, and visual images to create a unique multi-media experience.

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Learn and Grow Playtime

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Bring your kids to an open playtime with Help Me Grow Utah while meeting other grown-ups and learning about your child’s development through play.

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Recovering the Classics

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Recovering the Classics is a crowdsourced collection of original covers for great literary works.

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Explore topics related to business ownership with various experts from Salt Lake SCORE.

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Art EXHIBITS

The Salt Lake City Library hosts art exibits throughout the year. We also lists citywide exhibits here and in our events calendar. If you are a local artist, click on "Call for Entries" to get involved.

From Jun 18 to Aug 12

Explore Space: A Cosmic Journey See how space exploration and research help us understand humanity's origin in this interactive exhibit featuring research from NASA and the National Science Foundation. Glendale Branch

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CALL FOR ENTRIES

Exhibits are chosen by a staff committee according to the needs and interests of the community, the variety of shows, the artistic quality of the works, and the suitability of format for each library's physical space. Submissions are accepted twice annually: during the two-week periods prior to April 10 and October 10.



TEEN ART EXHIBIT CALL FOR ENTRIES

Teen artists and art instructors, submit your or your student's portfolio to be featured at The City Library! We are always on the lookout for original art exhibitions for the Main Library's Canteena Space on Level 2, and welcome submissions year-round.