• 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.

  • Savvy Senior Movies
    Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength. Betty Friedan

    Savvy Senior Movies

    At 2pm on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, the Main Library hosts films about and starring seniors.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Call for Entries Deadline: May 31

    Showcase your music at the Library this summer by submitting an application to perform at Sounds of Summer! This summer music series, hosted at Sugar House's Sprague Branch, is gearing up for another season and will highlight all styles of music. Applications will be available and accepted from May 1–31, 2016.

SPRAGUE BRANCH
Sprague Branch
close/open

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.

All Locations
close/open

Notebook Drive

57 people like this -

Donate your new or used notebooks to any Library location.

All Locations
Featured Event
close/open

Super Summer Challenge Kickoff

114 people like this -

Celebrate the start of the Super Summer Challenge with a variety of enjoyable activities taking place at multiple Library locations.

Sprague Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Zoo Mania

71 people like this -

Kids can see and pet inspiring animals, and check out a great animal book, too.

All Locations
Featured Event
close/open

The Iron Sloth

44 people like this -

Challenge yourself to complete a month-long ironman triathlon.

Multiple Locations
close/open

Amigos y Libros

4,721 people like this -

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.

Sprague Branch
Featured Event
close/open

3D Printing Workshop

102 people like this -

Kids ages 7 and up can make their own olympic medal using the Library’s 3D modeling software and printer.

Sprague Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Print and Zine Making

70 people like this -

Learn how to use linocuts to create prints that you can use in a zine.

Sprague Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Potty Training Party

76 people like this -

Grownups can get their little ones excited for potty training with the help of stories, songs, and games.

The Leonardo, 209 East 500 South
Featured Event
close/open

Get ready for the Explore Space exhibit by testing your smarts on the theme of Space at this monthly trivia night.

Sprague Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Garden Fairytales

69 people like this -

Kids in grades K–3 can discover how gardens and fairytales relate to each other with experts from Red Butte Garden.

Sprague Branch
Featured Event
close/open

3D Modeling Workshop

91 people like this -

Learn how to use the Library’s 3D modeling software to create a keychain or other small item.

Sprague Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Kids can explore and experience different aspects of nature in this series with the Library and experts from Tracy Aviary.

Sprague Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Bring Your Own Devices

31 people like this -

Library staff will show you how to use your device as well as how to check out and download digital Library materials.

Sprague Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Library Olympics

91 people like this -

Amateurs and professional athletes alike can compete in javelin throw, balloon tennis, broom hockey, and other olympic-style games.

Sprague Branch
close/open

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.

Sprague Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Magic with Paul Brewer

73 people like this -

Kids and families will enjoy an engaging and entertaining magic show by Utah’s top magical entertainer, Paul Brewer.

Sprague Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Book Bag Decorating

91 people like this -

Decorate a book bag using supplies provided by the Library.

Sprague Branch
close/open

Wind Tunnel

69 people like this -

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.

Sprague Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Whizgiggle Puppets Go Olympic

62 people like this -

Watch the Library’s Whizgiggle Puppets as they cycle, kick, run, and leap their way to Olympic glory.

Sprague Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Safety Pin Bracelets

89 people like this -

Create your own custom bracelet using provided safety pins and other supplies.

Sprague Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Origami Workshop

2 people like this -

Learn the art of folding paper into decorative shapes and figures from origami instructor and artist Anh Nguyen.

Sprague Branch
close/open

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.

Sprague Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Cyanotype Printing

81 people like this -

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

Glendale Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Origami Workshop

2 people like this -

Learn the art of folding paper into decorative shapes and figures from origami instructor and artist Anh Nguyen.

Sprague Branch
close/open

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.

Sprague Branch
Featured Event
close/open

BollyX at the Library

7 people like this -

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

Sprague Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Music Together

83 people like this -

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

Sprague Branch
close/open

Olympic Storytime

70 people like this -

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

Sprague Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Action Painting

80 people like this -

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

Sprague Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Sustaining Your Small Business

23 people like this -

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

Description image
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 May 16 to Jun 24

Through Her Eyes Photography by Utah Female Photojournalists Main Library, Lower Urban Room Gallery

476 people like this -

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.