• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Throughout the month of May, Rose Park Residents are invited to photograph themselves are their favorite locations within Rose Park and upload them to Instagram with the hashtag #ILoveRosePark.

Marmalade Branch
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Must-See Movie Series

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Head to the Marmalade Branch the last Thursday of every month to enjoy a film screening and popcorn.

Chapman Branch
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Zumba at Chapman

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Teens and adults are invited to take part in an eight-week Zumba class led by a certified Zumba instructor.

All Locations
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Notebook Drive

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Donate your new or used notebooks to any Library location.

Marmalade Branch
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The first Thursday of each month, learn something new about coffee and chocolate from local coffee and chocolate producers and experts.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Jurassic Super Summer Kickoff

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Celebrate the start of the Super Summer Challenge with dinosaur-themed activities for all ages.

All Locations
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The Iron Sloth

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Challenge yourself to complete a month-long ironman triathlon.

Main Library Technology Center
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GED Test Prep

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In this four-week series, instructors will guide you through GED test preparation using The City Library's online resources.

Main Library Technology Center
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GED Test Prep

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In this four-week series, instructors will guide you through GED test preparation using The City Library's online resources.

Anderson-Foothill
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Rumi Poetry Club

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This monthly meeting offers participants the opportunity to read their favorite poems from Rumi or other spiritual poets from around the world.

Main Library Auditorium
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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.

Multiple Locations
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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.

Marmalade Branch
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Marmalade Concert Series

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Add some music to your summer evenings by heading to the Marmalade Branch's outdoor plaza for this free concert series.

Main Library Rooftop
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Rooftop Yoga

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Join The City Library and Salt Lake Power Yoga for a series of free community yoga classes that are perfect for all ages and levels of expertise.

Library Square, East Lawn
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Super Summer Cinema Series

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

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Bring Your Own Devices

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

Main Library Technology Center
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GED Test Prep

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In this four-week series, instructors will guide you through GED test preparation using The City Library's online resources.

Marmalade Branch
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TEDxMarmaladeLibrary

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Each month, the Marmalade Branch invites all to experience dynamic talks centered around a central theme.

Marmalade Branch
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Marmalade Concert Series

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Add some music to your summer evenings by heading to the Marmalade Branch's outdoor plaza for this free concert series.

Special Collections Reading Room, Level 4
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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!

Main Library, Conference Room A
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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.

Marmalade Branch
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Do-It-Yourself Solar Power

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Find out how easy and affordable installing solar power can be with Giles Larsen, Parks for Produce Coordinator at Wasatch Community Gardens.

Main Library, SHARE Space
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Take part in a hands-on workshop with local artist Jess Smart Smiley that will explore the philosophical and physical process of drawing comics.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Origami Workshop

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

Main Library
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Bike the Branches

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Learn about safe urban bike riding from the Bicycle Collective and take part in a group ride that will depart from the Main Library and stop at the Glendale, Day-Riverside, and Marmalade branches.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Bring Your Own Devices

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

Main Library Technology Center
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GED Test Prep

89 people like this -

In this four-week series, instructors will guide you through GED test preparation using The City Library's online resources.

Anderson-Foothill
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Concerts by the Creek

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Relax at the end of Utah's hot summer days with outdoor concerts in the Anderson-Foothill Branch's amphitheater. Sponsored by Red Desert Productions.

Marmalade Branch
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Bring Your Own Devices

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

Chapman Branch
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Origami Workshop

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

Main Library Technology Center
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GED Test Prep

91 people like this -

In this four-week series, instructors will guide you through GED test preparation using The City Library's online resources.

Main Library Rooftop
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Rooftop Yoga

536 people like this -

Join The City Library and Salt Lake Power Yoga for a series of free community yoga classes that are perfect for all ages and levels of expertise.

Sprague Branch
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Bring Your Own Devices

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

Glendale Branch
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Bring Your Own Devices

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

Marmalade Branch
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Origami Workshop

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

Main Library Urban Room and Auditorium
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Bastille Day Celebration

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Celebrate French National Day with the Library and L’Alliance Française de Salt Lake City.

Marmalade Branch
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TEDxMarmaladeLibrary

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Each month, the Marmalade Branch invites all to experience dynamic talks centered around a central theme.

Chapman Branch
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Bring Your Own Devices

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

Marmalade Branch
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Marmalade Concert Series

7 people like this -

Add some music to your summer evenings by heading to the Marmalade Branch's outdoor plaza for this free concert series.

Marmalade Branch
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Sustaining Your Small Business

28 people like this -

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

Main Library
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Origami Workshop

8 people like this -

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

Marmalade Branch
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Marmalade Concert Series

6 people like this -

Add some music to your summer evenings by heading to the Marmalade Branch's outdoor plaza for this free concert series.

Sprague Branch
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Origami Workshop

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

Glendale Branch
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Origami Workshop

7 people like this -

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

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Origami Workshop

7 people like this -

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

Marmalade Branch
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Marmalade Concert Series

6 people like this -

Add some music to your summer evenings by heading to the Marmalade Branch's outdoor plaza for this free concert series.

Marmalade Branch
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TEDxMarmaladeLibrary

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Each month, the Marmalade Branch invites all to experience dynamic talks centered around a central theme.

Marmalade Branch
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Marmalade Concert Series

7 people like this -

Add some music to your summer evenings by heading to the Marmalade Branch's outdoor plaza for this free concert series.

Sprague Branch
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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.

Marmalade Branch
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TEDxMarmaladeLibrary

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Each month, the Marmalade Branch invites all to experience dynamic talks centered around a central theme.

Day-Riverside Branch
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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.

Main Library
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Curator Kristina Lenzi, an internationally respected Utah performance artist, will bring together 12 local and out-of-state artist to fill one of Salt Lake City's most remarkable buildings.

Marmalade Branch
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TEDxMarmaladeLibrary

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Each month, the Marmalade Branch invites all to experience dynamic talks centered around a central theme.

Main Library, Conference Room A
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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.

Main Library, Conference Room A
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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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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

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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.