• Authors Live: Kenan Trebincevic
    Join us for an evening with Kenan Trebincevic, author of 'The Bosnia List'

    Authors Live: Kenan Trebincevic

    Trebincevic's searing memoir, The Bosnia List, chronicles his escape from the brutal ethnic cleansing campaign in the former Yugoslavia and his return after two decades in the United States.

  • 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.

  • Kick off the 17th Annual Utah Humanities Book Festival
    Great book and author events throughout the month of October

    Kick off the 17th Annual Utah Humanities Book Festival

    The Festival has become Utah’s signature literary event, and offers book lovers of all types the chance to enjoy some great, free-of-charge events throughout Utah.

  • The Friends of The City Library Monster Used Book Sale
    Thousands of movies, mysteries, cookbooks, and more, all available at bargain prices.

    The Friends of The City Library Monster Used Book Sale

    Visit the Main Library Oct 9-14 to encounter monster deals on thousands of movies, mysteries, cookbooks, and more. The bargains available through this event are so good, it's spooky.

  • 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.

  • Art that needs to be experienced live and in person

    Experience live performance art suitable for all ages and interests. Curator Kristina Lenzi, an internationally respected Utah performance artist, will bring together 16 local and out-of-state artists to fill one of Salt Lake City’s most remarkable buildings.

GENERAL AUDIENCE EVENTS
Main Library Auditorium, Urban Room
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Japanese Culture Day

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Learn about Japanese culture through a variety of events and activities.

Main Library Technology Center
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Word I

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In this 90-minute computer class, learn basic word processing skills, including using tabs and the command ribbon; creating, saving, and opening documents; and formatting text.

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Word II

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In this 90-minute computer class, learn to format individual sections of your document in Microsoft Word, including section breaks, columns, and page formatting.

Sweet Branch, Meeting Room
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Chess at Sweet

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Chess, the "game of kings," has been played for thousands of years. Isn't it time you learned how to play?

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.

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A screening of the 2011 movie "Captain America: The First Avenger" which is based on the Marvel Comics Character of the same name. Afterwards, a panel of comic book experts will discuss the film, its comic book characters, and more.

Sprague Branch
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Stop by the Sprague Branch during the Sugar House Art Walk to chat with other art lovers, enjoy free refreshments and see our building transformed into something unexpected.

Chapman Branch
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Word I

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In this 90-minute computer class, learn basic word processing skills, including using tabs and the command ribbon; creating, saving, and opening documents; and formatting text.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Mondays are Murder

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Learn about new crime fiction titles and authors.

Main Library Technology Center
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Résumés: Part 1 of 2

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In this hands-on class, you will create a basic résumé. Please bring your job history and education information.

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Résumés: Part 2 of 2

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Learn how to update your résumé for online or email submission.

Chapman Branch
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Word II

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In this 90-minute computer class, learn to format individual sections of your document in Microsoft Word 2013, including section breaks, columns, and page formatting.

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12 Minutes Max is 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.

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Science Movie Night

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Free film screenings followed by a lively discussion with an expert in the field, presented by the Natural History Museum of Utah in partnership with the Utah Film Center and The City Library.

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 Technology Center
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Internet Job Search

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Out of work, looking for a new job, or ready to change careers? In this 90-minute computer class, learn how to use the Internet to seek employment.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Celebrate Día de los Muertos with the whole family at the Day-Riverside Branch. Explore this rich Mexican tradition with interactive altars, pan de muerto, hot chocolate, and sugar skull decorating. The festivities continue with music, dancing, face-painting, crafts, games, an art show by local youth, a photo booth, and so much more!

Sprague Branch
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Japanese Tea Ceremony

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Tea holds a unique place in Japanese culture. Join us as we introduce you to the Japanese way of tea and demonstrate making tea the Japanese way. A free gift of tea will be given to all who attend.

Main Library, Level 4 Conference Room
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Finding funding for non-profit organizations can be a challenge, especially with limited resources to devote to the process of seeking and acquiring grants. Join The City Library, Utah Nonprofits Association, and the SLCC Community Writing Center for a day geared toward helping non-profits in the process of finding sources for funding and a crash course in grant writing.

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12 Minutes Max is 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.

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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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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.