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

    Savvy Senior Movies

    At 2:00 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, the Main Library hosts films about and starring seniors.

  • Performing, for me, has always been a very inner process Barbara Streisand

    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.

  • The Big Read
    There was nothing to do now and the days were long and empty. —from "When the Emperor Was Divine"

    The Big Read

    The Big Read gives communities the opportunity to come together to read, discuss, and celebrate literature. Through May 2015, The City Library will be hosting events and book discussions centered on Julie Otsuka's novel "When the Emperor Was Divine". The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in partnership with Arts Midwest.

GENERAL AUDIENCE EVENTS
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Savvy Senior Movies

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Join us the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month for our series featuring films about and starring seniors.

Main Library, Level 4 Conference Room
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Write Out Loud

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Local author Bryan Young invites you to a monthly series of fiction readings featuring visiting and local authors, as well as readings from you!

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Prose and the Spoken Word

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Local author Bryan Young invites you to a monthly series of fiction readings featuring visiting and local authors, as well as readings from you!

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12 Minutes Max is a monthly showcase of short works and works-in-progress by local artists in many disciplines. One Sunday a month, we feature three new pieces in in a varied mix, chosen from music, dance, film, writing, theater, performance art and the like,each 12 minutes or less.

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Join us and author Tom Martin for a behind-the-scenes look at Otis “Dock” Marston’s book, From 'Powell to Power: A Recounting of the First One Hundred River Runners through the Grand Canyon'.

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Savvy Senior Movies

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Join us the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month for our series featuring films about and starring seniors.

SLCC Community Writing Center
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Revive dusty recipe collections and create a recipe memoir to help preserve memories, recipes, and friend and family traditions.

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'Downtown 81' film screening

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Join The City Library and the Utah Film Center for a screening of the film Downtown 81.

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Sugar House Stories

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Share your stories, memories, and photos of Monument Plaza at our annual Sugar house Stories event.

SLCC Community Writing Center
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Revive dusty recipe collections and create a recipe memoir to help preserve memories, recipes, and friend and family traditions.

Main Library Auditorium
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Please join The City Library and The Inclusion Center for a free screening of the documentary A Matter of Place, followed by a panel discussion on Fair Housing.

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Commemorate 30 years of the Anderson-Foothill Branch by throwing it back to 1985 with a series of free film screenings. This series is associated with the Anderson-Foothill Branch 30th Birthday Celebration.

Anderson-Foothill
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Commemorate 30 years of the Anderson-Foothill Branch by throwing it back to 1985 with a series of free film screenings. This series is associated with the Anderson-Foothill Branch 30th Birthday Celebration.

Main Library Auditorium
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12 Minutes Max is a monthly showcase of short works and works-in-progress by local artists in many disciplines. One Sunday a month, we feature three new pieces in in a varied mix, chosen from music, dance, film, writing, theater, performance art and the like,each 12 minutes or less.

Main Library, Library Sqaure
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Celebrate the start of the Kids, Teen, and Adult Super Summer Challenge with a superhero training camp featuring activities for all ages!

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12 Minutes Max is a monthly showcase of short works and works-in-progress by local artists in many disciplines. One Sunday a month, we feature three new pieces in in a varied mix, chosen from music, dance, film, writing, theater, performance art and the like,each 12 minutes or less.

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Concerts by the Creek

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Relax at the end of Utah’s hot summer days with a series of free outdoor concerts in the Anderson-Foothill Branch’s amphitheater.

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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 Feb 24 to Mar 28

LEGO® Mania See what local youth made using their imaginations and LEGO® blocks! All Locations

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From Mar 02 to Apr 30

Japanese Kites Japanese Kites from the Collection of Scott Skinner Chapman 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.