• Celebrate the opening of the City Library's Newest Location
    Glendale Branch Grand Opening

    Celebrate the opening of the City Library's Newest Location

    The Glendale Branch will open to the public on Saturday, February 7, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10am. Additional activities will continue throughout the day.

  • Friends of The City Library Members Only Used Book Sale

    Members can shop movies, mysteries, cookbooks, and more, all available at bargain prices.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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
Sorenson Unity Center, 1383 S 900 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84104
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Learn how to create simple formulas and use preset formulas, called functions, in Microsoft Excel.

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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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.

Main Library Technology Center
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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.

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.

Sorenson Unity Center, 1383 S 900 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84104
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Learn how to create charts and pivot tables using data entered in Microsoft Excel.

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.

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.

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.

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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Computer Basics: Using the Mouse

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This workshop teaches you how to hold, move, and click a mouse; how to scroll and highlight; and other basic mouse functions.

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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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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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.

Main Library Technology Center
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PowerPoint 2013: Part I

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Learn the basics on how to create a colorful PowerPoint presentation that will impress colleagues and friends alike.

Main Library Technology Center
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PowerPoint 2013: Part II

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Learn intermediate skills to create a colorful PowerPoint presentation that will impress colleagues and friends alike.

Sorenson Unity Center, 1383 S 900 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84104
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Learn how to create charts and pivot tables using data entered in Microsoft Excel.

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.

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.

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 and control a computer.

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.

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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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.

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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Computer Basics: Mouse

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Learn about the computer mouse and how it is used.

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 the internet.

Main Library Technology Center
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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.

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.

Chapman Branch
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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.

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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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. 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.

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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PowerPoint 3

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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 how to use pre-designed worksheets called templates.

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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 16 to Feb 27

Black North "Black North" Exhibit at Finch Lane Gallery Finch Lane Gallery, 1320 East 100 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84102

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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.