• 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.

  • The Big Read
    There was nothing to do now and the days were long and empty. —from "When the Emperor Was Divine"

    The Big Read

    The Big Read gives communities the opportunity to come together to read, discuss, and celebrate literature. From now through April 2015, The City Library will be hosting events and book discussions centered on Julie Otsuka's novel "When the Emperor Was Divine". The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in partnership with Arts Midwest.

  • A collection of original works by Maurice Sendak

    Visit this comprehensive memorial exhibition of 50 selected works by the late author and illustrator Maurice Sendak at the Main Library Children's Gallery January 16–March 8.

  • 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.

COMPUTER CLASSES EVENTS
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Internet Job Search

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In this 90-minute computer class, learn how to use the Internet to seek employment.

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Computers for Beginners

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In this class we will introduce you to everything from turning on your computer, to Microsoft Office, to surfing the Internet.

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Navegar en Internet

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En esta clase, aprenda a navegar el Internet, usar correo electrónico, descargar archivos, ver multimedia, chatear, buscar noticias, jugar en línea, etc.

Main Library Technology Center
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Prepare for international travel by learning essential phrases in a variety of foreign languages. In this 60-minute class, learn about the free language learning resources provided by the Library.

Northwest Community Center Computer Lab, 1300 W 300 N, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
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PowerPoint 1

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Get started creating your own PowerPoint slideshow presentation by adding text and new slides.

Northwest Community Center Computer Lab, 1300 W 300 N, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
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PowerPoint 2

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Add images, animations, and transitions to your PowerPoint presentation. Learn to rearrange slides, view, and print your PowerPoint slideshow.

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Gizmo Garage

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Library staff will be available for those needing help checking out, downloading, and transferring Library digital materials to devices.

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Résumé Basics

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In this hands-on class, you will create a basic résumé.

Sorenson Unity Center, 1383 S 900 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84104
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Keyboard and Typing Skills

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Learn what the specialty keys on the keyboard are for and get set up with an online typing course.

Main Library Technology Center
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Learn how to keep your finances on track after completing or taking a break from school. Find out what Excel can do for your budgeting needs in this class.

Chapman Branch
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Correo Electrónico

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Aprenda a crear una cuenta de correo electronico, que permite a los usuarios enviar y recibir mensajes electrónicos y archivos rápidamente.

Chapman Branch
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Gizmo Garage

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Library staff will be available for those needing help checking out, downloading, and transferring downloadable Library content to devices. Bring your library card, device, and/or laptop, as well as any other questions you may have about your device.

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Word 2013: Part I

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Learn basic word processing skills, including using tabs and the command ribbon; creating, saving, and opening documents; and formatting text.

Main Library Technology Center
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Word 2013: Part II

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Learn to format individual sections of your document in Microsoft Word 2013, including section breaks, columns, and page formatting.

Northwest Community Center Computer Lab, 1300 W 300 N, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
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PowerPoint 3

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Learn to format your text and insert a movie clip, table, or chart to your PowerPoint presentation.

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PowerPoint 4

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Insert sound and hyperlinks to other resources, edit the master slide, rehearse timings, and create a self-navigating PowerPoint presentation.

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Cover Letters

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Learn the basics on creating a cover letter to add to your resume which can be both printed and sent electronically.

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Word 2013: Part III

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Learn how to create and format tables, columns and rows in your Microsoft Word 2013 document.

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Word 2013: Part IV

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Learn how to use the mail merge function in Microsoft Word 2013 to create form letters, mailing labels, envelopes, and emails. Some knowledge of Excel or Access is helpful but not required.

Main Library Technology Center
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Apps for Travel

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Going away on vacation? Learn about apps that can make traveling a much more enjoyable experience. Learn to navigate and communicate like a pro, even if you have never been there before.

Chapman Branch
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Sin trabajo, buscando un nuevo trabajo o listo para cambiar de carrera? Aprenda a utilizer el Internet para encontrar un trabajo.

Chapman Branch
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Library Digital Downloadables

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Bring in your digital device and we will teach you how to get started. If time allows, we may also cover digital music, magazines, and downloadable audiobooks

Northwest Community Center Computer Lab, 1300 W 300 N, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
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Excel 1: Basic Components

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Learn to open Microsoft Excel, add, edit, or delete data in a cell, change the size of rows or columns, use the autofill feature, and save your data.

Northwest Community Center Computer Lab, 1300 W 300 N, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
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Excel 2: Format/ Formulas

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Learn to create basic formulas and how to use pre-made formulas, called functions.

Main Library Technology Center
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Gizmo Garage

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Library staff will be available for those needing help checking out, downloading, and transferring Library digital materials to devices.

Sorenson Unity Center, 1383 S 900 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84104
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Learn to organize the documents, pictures, and other files on your computer or flash drive so you can easily locate them when needed. Also learn the basic skills of cut, copy, and paste, which can be used in most software programs and on the Internet.

Northwest Community Center Computer Lab, 1300 W 300 N, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
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Excel 3: Filter/Sort

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Learn about useful features built into Microsoft Excel, such as sorting, filtering, and document protection.

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Learn to work with and print worksheets and how to use pre-designed worksheets called templates.

Chapman Branch
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Currículo

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Este documento describe sus habilidades pertinentes, educación y experiencia de trabajo o voluntario.

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Buyer’s Tips: Digital Devices

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Before you plan on purchasing a digital device as a gift or for your own use, learn what to look for and how to make the best choice on your purchase.

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Excel 5: Logical Functions

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Learn about relative and absolute references and how to use built-in logical functions in Microsoft Excel.

Northwest Community Center Computer Lab, 1300 W 300 N, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
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Excel 6: Charts

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Learn to create and edit charts in Microsoft Excel.

Sorenson Unity Center, 1383 S 900 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84104
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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 60-minute computer class, learn how to use the Internet to seek employment.

Main Library Technology Center
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Learn how to keep your finances on track after completing or taking a break from school. Find out what Excel can do for your budgeting needs in this class.

Main Library Technology Center
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Computers for Beginners

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In this class we will introduce you to everything from turning on your computer, to Microsoft Office, to surfing the Internet.

Main Library Technology Center
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Being able to make informed decisions about auto care can help you and your vehicle now and in the future. Learn about the digital resources the Library offers for automobile care.

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Excel 2013 Part I: Basic Skills

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In this 90-minute computer class, learn basic spreadsheet skills in Microsoft Excel 2013, including entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, and formatting and previewing worksheets.

Main Library Technology Center
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Gizmo Garage

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Library staff will be available for those needing help checking out, downloading, and transferring Library digital materials to devices.

Northwest Community Center Computer Lab, 1300 W 300 N, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
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Word 1: Basic Components

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Learn about the basic tools available in Microsoft Word and how to navigate the screen.

Northwest Community Center Computer Lab, 1300 W 300 N, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
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Word 2: Formatting / Bullets

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Learn how to format the document you've create in Microsoft Word and how to create a bulleted or numbered list.

Chapman Branch
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Memoria USB

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Aprenda a usar USB (Universal Serial Bus) para guardar información, documentos y fotos.

Main Library Technology Center
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Word 2013: Part I

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Learn basic word processing skills, including using tabs and the command ribbon; creating, saving, and opening documents; and formatting text.

Main Library Technology Center
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Word 2013: Part II

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Learn to format individual sections of your document in Microsoft Word 2013, including section breaks, columns, and page formatting.

Northwest Community Center Computer Lab, 1300 W 300 N, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
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Word 3: Spell Check / Thesaurus

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Learn how to use the spell check, thesaurus, find and replace, print preview, and print functions in Microsoft Word.

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Word 4: Headers / Footers

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Add headers and footers, footnotes, Word Art, symbols, and shapes to your Microsoft Word document.

Main Library Technology Center
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Word 2013: Part III

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Learn how to create and format tables, columns and rows in your Microsoft Word 2013 document.

Main Library Technology Center
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Word 2013: Part IV

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Learn how to use the mail merge function in Microsoft Word 2013 to create form letters, mailing labels, envelopes, and emails. Some knowledge of Excel or Access is helpful but not required.

Sorenson Unity Center, 1383 S 900 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84104
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Resume and Cover Letter Basics

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In this 60-minute class, we will cover the basics of setting up a resume and cover letter.

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Learn about the variety of downloadable materials that is available through The City Library, including music, magazines, eBooks, and more.

Northwest Community Center Computer Lab, 1300 W 300 N, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
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Word 5: Merge Letters

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Learn how to send a form letter to a group of people using the Mail Merge function in Microsoft Word.

Northwest Community Center Computer Lab, 1300 W 300 N, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
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Word 6: Tables

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Learn to create, modify, and enter information into tables in a Microsoft Word document.

Main Library Technology Center
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Gizmo Garage

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Library staff will be available for those needing help checking out, downloading, and transferring Library digital materials to devices.

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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 Feb 24 to Mar 28

LEGO® Mania See what local youth made using their imaginations and LEGO® blocks! All Locations

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From Mar 02 to Apr 30

Japanese Kites Japanese Kites from the Collection of Scott Skinner Chapman 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.