• 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 earth laughs in flowers Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Make your foray into gardening as easy and successful as possible.

  • Taking Place through August 22 All City Library Locations

    Toddlers, kids, teens, and adults can complete challenges and win prizes all summer long! See a librarian to sign up today.

  • 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.

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 a series of free outdoor concerts in the Anderson-Foothill Branch’s amphitheater.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Rhythms at Riverside

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Rhythms at Riverside will highlight all styles of music, especially from the diverse cultures that make up the fabric of Rose Park’s community.

Sprague Branch
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Sounds of Summer

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Visit the Sprague Branch Thursday evenings this summer to hear tunes from a wide variety of genres. This outdoor music series features local artists playing blues, jazz, classical guitar, and more.

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Plan B Theatre: Ruff!

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Part of the Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival. Free tickets available at the door only. Run time: 30 minutes

Sprague Branch
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Plan B Theatre: Ruff!

50 people like this -

Part of the Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival. Free tickets available at the door only. Run time: 30 minutes

Sprague Branch
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Plan B Theatre: Ruff!

45 people like this -

Part of the Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival. Free tickets available at the door only. Run time: 30 minutes

Sprague Branch
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Plan B Theatre: Ruff!

45 people like this -

Part of the Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival. Free tickets available at the door only. Run time: 30 minutes

Sprague Branch
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Plan B Theatre: Ruff!

47 people like this -

Part of the Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival. Free tickets available at the door only. Run time: 30 minutes

Sprague Branch
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Plan B Theatre: Ruff!

52 people like this -

Part of the Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival. Free tickets available at the door only. Run time: 30 minutes

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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Ukulele Social Hour

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Bring your ukulele and join other ukulele players once a month to share tips, practice, perform, and chat. All levels of experience are welcome.

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Notations: A Monthly Musical Series

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Join us as we celebrate the Glendale Branch's new piano with Notations, a monthly musical series featuring performances by local musicians, an open mic session, and a lecture that explores the world of music.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Rhythms at Riverside

81 people like this -

Rhythms at Riverside will highlight all styles of music, especially from the diverse cultures that make up the fabric of Rose Park’s community.

Main Library
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In honor of The Nation’s 150th anniversary, join The City Library for a series of events that celebrate the magazine’s legacy of cultural commentary, political analysis, and forward-thinking reporting.

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.

Main Library, Level 5
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Harvesting the Library Honey

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Learn about honey harvesting as Frank Whitby, the Salt Lake City Beekeeper, and Boy Scout Troop 202, St. Ambrose Parish, East Millcreek District harvest this year’s honey from the Library’s beehives.

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Zumba at Chapman

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Take part in a six-week Zumba class led by an Ace-certified Zumba instructor.

Anderson-Foothill
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2015 Rumi Festival

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Join The City Library and the Rumi Poetry Club for a gathering of poetry, art, music, and contemplation.

Children's Library and Level 5
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Honey Harvest Celebration

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Celebrate the end of summer and get a taste of this year's honey crop!

Main Library, Urban Room
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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.

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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.

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.