• 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Rooftop Yoga
    Inhale the future, exhale the past.

    Rooftop Yoga

    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. Yoga classes will be offered two times each month May through September: a sunrise class on the second Friday of each month, and an evening class on the fourth Tuesday of each month.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

GENERAL AUDIENCE EVENTS
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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.

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Rhythms at Riverside

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Enjoy this free summer concert series highlighting the styles of music that make up the fabric of Rose Park's community.

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The Iron Sloth

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Challenge yourself to complete a month-long ironman triathlon.

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Notebook Drive

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Donate your new or used notebooks to any Library location.

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.

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.

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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 Amphitheater
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Music at Main

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All ages can enjoy live outdoor performances from local bands and musicians every Wednesday night in July and August.

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

Sprague Branch
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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.

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.

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.

Anderson-Foothill, Outdoor Amphitheater
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Shakespeare’s As You Like It

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All ages are invited to enjoy an outdoor performance of As You Like It by local group Shakespeare in the Park.

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.

Anderson-Foothill, Outdoor Amphitheater
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Shakespeare’s As You Like It

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All ages are invited to enjoy an outdoor performance of As You Like It by local group Shakespeare in the Park.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Bookmaking Workshops

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Learn about the different forms that books can take, then create your own bookish crafts with provided materials in this series of workshops.

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Rhythms at Riverside

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Enjoy this free summer concert series highlighting the styles of music that make up the fabric of Rose Park's community.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

Anderson-Foothill, Outdoor Amphitheater
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Shakespeare’s As You Like It

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All ages are invited to enjoy an outdoor performance of As You Like It by local group Shakespeare in the Park.

Main Library Auditorium
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Small Press Panel

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Find out how independently-created magazines, journals, and zines are made from those involved in alternative press.

Marmalade 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 Urban Room
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Alt Press Fest

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The City Library’s eighth annual Alt Press Fest will celebrate zines, all forms of alternative press, and the awesome people who create it in Salt Lake City.

Main Library
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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.

Anderson-Foothill, Outdoor Amphitheater
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Shakespeare’s As You Like It

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All ages are invited to enjoy an outdoor performance of As You Like It by local group Shakespeare in the Park.

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The Tiny Book Show

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View more than 300 miniature books—each measuring 3” or less in height, length, and width—in this traveling showcase brought to you by the Creativity Caravan.

Anderson-Foothill, Outdoor Amphitheater
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Shakespeare’s As You Like It

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All ages are invited to enjoy an outdoor performance of As You Like It by local group Shakespeare in the Park.

Anderson-Foothill, Outdoor Amphitheater
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Shakespeare’s As You Like It

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All ages are invited to enjoy an outdoor performance of As You Like It by local group Shakespeare in the Park.

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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!

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.

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.

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.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Rhythms at Riverside

42 people like this -

Enjoy this free summer concert series highlighting the styles of music that make up the fabric of Rose Park's community.

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.

Glendale Branch
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Origami Workshop

48 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

46 people like this -

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

Day-Riverside Branch
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Rhythms at Riverside

46 people like this -

Enjoy this free summer concert series highlighting the styles of music that make up the fabric of Rose Park's community.

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.

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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.

Main Library Auditorium
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Sound Bath

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Relax with a healing sound bath presented by local artists in The Sound Bath Experience.

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.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Rhythms at Riverside

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Enjoy this free summer concert series highlighting the styles of music that make up the fabric of Rose Park's community.

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.

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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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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 Auditorium
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Sound Bath

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Relax with a healing sound bath presented by local artists in The Sound Bath Experience.

Main Library, Conference Room E
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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.

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.

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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.