• Edward Lewis Theatre Festival

    On Saturday, February 13, sample some of Salt Lake City’s most vibrant live theatre talent in this celebration of African-American theatre that also encompasses a wide range of social and racial issues.

  • Performing, for me, has always been a very inner process Barbra 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.

  • 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.

  • Solidarity: Salt Lake City's Impact on the Refugee Crisis

    Learn about the many challenges facing refugees and how Salt Lake City can help ease the global refugee crisis in a series of events hosted by the Library and the University of Utah's College of Social Work.

GENERAL AUDIENCE EVENTS
All Locations
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Food for Fines

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Donate your non-perishable food items to The City Library to reduce your overdue fines.

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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.

Main Library Auditorium
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Edward Lewis Theatre Festival

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Sample some of Salt Lake City’s most vibrant live theatre talent at the annual Edward Lewis Theatre Festival.

SLCC Community Writing Center, Library Square
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Learn the purpose, structure, and tools to craft a well-organized résumé and cover letter.

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 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.

SLCC Community Writing Center, Library Square
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Learn the purpose, structure, and tools to craft a well-organized résumé and cover letter.

Anderson-Foothill
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Beginning Organic Gardening

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Learn the basics of organic gardening in this workshop with Wasatch Community Gardens.

Marmalade Branch
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Marmalade Branch Grand Opening

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Celebrate the grand opening of The City Library's newest location, the Marmalade Branch.

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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.

Glendale Branch
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NHMU Trait Tree Photo Session

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Become a part of the Natural History Museum of Utah's exhibit Genome: Unlocking Life's Code by having your photo taken for the exhibit's Trait Tree.

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Years of Living Dangerously

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Join Salt Lake City Green, the Utah Film Center and The City Library for a special screening series of Years of Living Dangerously.

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Meet the Staff

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Get to know the staff of the Marmalade Branch, enjoy refreshments, and voice your opinion on what you want out of the Library’s newest location.

Main Library Canteena, Level 2
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Magic: The Gathering® at Main

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Whether you're new to Magic: The Gathering or a seasoned veteran looking for some match-making, grab a friend and head down to the Main Library.

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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.

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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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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 Jan 15 to Feb 26

Food Fight: Paintings by Tess Cook Tess Cook exhibits her latest body of work in the exhibition "Food Fight," an expansion of her previous work, "Delicatessen Delicacy." Finch Lane Gallery, 1330 E 100 S, Salt Lake City, UT

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From Jan 04 to Mar 01

Artwork by Sasha Katcher Reception: Wed, Jan 13, 6:30-8pm Main Library Children's 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.