• 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. Through May 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.

  • 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.

  • 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
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.

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

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

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 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.

Chapman Branch
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Word I en español

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En esta clase de informática de 2 horas, aprenda a utilizar Microsoft Word 2013, aprenda habilidades básicas de procesamiento de textos, incluyendo el uso de las pestañas y la cinta de comandos; cómo crear, guardar y abrir documentos; y cómo formatear texto.

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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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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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Computer Basics: Computer Terms

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Learn the basic terms used when working with computers.

Northwest Community Center Computer Lab, 1300 W 300 N, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
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Learn about the components which make up the hardware and software of your computer system.

Sorenson Unity Center, 1383 S 900 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84104
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Library Digital Downloadables

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Learn how to check out Library eBooks and download materials to your Kindle, Nook, tablet, smartphone, or other portable device. Bring in your device to learn how to get started. If time allows, we may also cover digital music, magazines, and downloadable audiobooks.

Chapman Branch
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Word II en español

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En esta clase de informática de 2 horas, aprenda a formatear las distintas secciones de su documento en Microsoft Word 2013, incluyendo saltos de sección, columnas, y formato de la página.

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.

Northwest Community Center Computer Lab, 1300 W 300 N, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
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Computer Basics: Keyboarding

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Learn how to use the computer keyboard to enter information into a computer and to control the computer.

Northwest Community Center Computer Lab, 1300 W 300 N, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
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Computer Basics: Mouse

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Learn about the computer mouse and how it is used.

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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Budgeting with Excel

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In this 90-minute class, create a monthly budget to track your expenditures, live within your income, and add to a savings account in this short computer class.

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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Word III en español

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En esta clase de informática de 2 horas, aprenda a crear y formatear tablas, columnas, y filas en un documento de Microsoft Word 2013.

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.

Northwest Community Center Computer Lab, 1300 W 300 N, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
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Learn the basic skills of cut, copy, and paste, which can be used in most software programs and on the Internet.

Main Library Technology Center
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Résumé Basics

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

Main Library Technology Center
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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.

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 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 presentation. Learn to rearrange slides and how to view and print your slideshow.

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.

Main Library Technology Center
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Excel 2013 Part I: Basic Skills

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Learn basic spreadsheet skills in Microsoft Excel 2013, including entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, and formatting and previewing worksheets.

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.

Northwest Community Center Computer Lab, 1300 W 300 N, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
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PowerPoint 4

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

Main Library Technology Center
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Library Digital Downloadables

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Learn how to check out Library eBooks and download materials to your Kindle, Nook, tablet, smartphone, or other portable device.

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.

Chapman Branch
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PowerPoint Basico

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Aprenda a crear una presentación en PowerPoint y añadir textos, fotos, y animaciones.

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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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.

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 Excel, add, edit or delete data in a cell, change the size or 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 with using their digital device, as well as with checking out, downloading, and transferring downloadable Library materials to devices. Bring your Library card and device.

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Word 2013: Part III

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Learn how to create and format tables, columns, and rows in your 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.

Main Library Technology Center
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Résumé Basics

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

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 the useful features built into Excel such as sorting, filtering, and document protection.

Northwest Community Center Computer Lab, 1300 W 300 N, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
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Learn to work with and print worksheets and use pre-designed worksheets called templates.

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.

Main Library Technology Center
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Cover Letters

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In this 90-minute class, you will learn the basics on creating a cover letter to add to your resume which can be both printed and sent electronically.

Chapman Branch
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Power Point II

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Aprenda a crear una presentación en PowerPoint con color, animación y sonido. Aprenda a usar herramientas y funciones en PowerPoint.

Northwest Community Center Computer Lab, 1300 W 300 N, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
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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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Charts are a useful tool in Excel that allows data to be displayed visually. Learn to create and edit charts in Excel.

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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.

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 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 your document in Microsoft Word and how to create a bulleted or numbered list.

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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 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.