• Sustaining Your Small Business
    If Opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. Milton Berle

    Sustaining Your Small Business

    Join the Library and experts from Salt Lake SCORE to explore topics related to business ownership. In May, find out how marketing yourself and managing your personal brand can help you build a dedicated client and fan base.

  • Banned Books Discussion Group
    For every prohibition you create, you also create an underground. Jello Biafra

    Banned Books Discussion Group

    Celebrate Banned Books Week with a weekly discussion about banned kids, teen, and adult titles. The Day-Riverside Branch's Banned Book Discussion Group will meet each Tuesday in September.

  • 12 Minutes Max
    Performing, for me, has always been a very inner process Barbra Streisand

    12 Minutes Max

    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.

  • A powerful performance will transform everyone in the room. Marina Abramovic

    Experience live performance art suitable for all ages and interests. Thirteen local and international artists will fill one of Salt Lake City's most remarkable buildings with thought-provoking pieces that should be experienced live and in-person.

  • Art Exhibit Call For Entries Submission Deadline: October 10

    The City Library hosts art exhibitions at all of our locations to expose residents to new art forms and ideas, to foster creativity and inspire curiosity, and to provide exhibition opportunities for the artistic community.

  • Sound Bath
    If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath. Amit Ray

    Sound Bath

    Relax with a healing sound meditation presented by The Sound Bath Experience.

  • Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party. Herbert Hoover

    Learn more about the 2016 elections and sample some political platforms to find out which party aligns most with your values. The City Library and KRCL’s RadioActive will bring together several of Utah's political party leaders to help inform your vote.

  • Simple Steps for Starting Your Business
    As any small business owner knows, starting a business is not glamorous work. Kevin McCarthy

    Simple Steps for Starting Your Business

    Join Salt Lake SCORE for a workshops that will help you get your start-up off the ground. Participants will meet with business mentors to discuss the steps involved in starting a business, and will learn the keys to success.

  • First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare On exhibit at the Main Library Oct 8–31

    Marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, "First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare" is a nationwide, touring exhibition. The wonderful book in this exhibition, the 1623 First Folio, includes 36 of Shakespeare's plays, 18 of which were originally printed only in the Folio.

  • Rooftop Yoga
    Inhale the future, exhale the past.

    Rooftop Yoga

    Join The City Library and Salt Lake Power Yoga for the final Rooftop Yoga class of the season on Tuesday, September 27 at 7pm.

COMPUTER CLASSES EVENTS
Main Library Creative Lab
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Mac Basics

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Learn the basics of using Mac computers and the OSX operating system.

Glendale Branch
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Learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, and start looking for funders right away with Foundation Directory Online.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
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PC Basics for Beginners

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Learn the basics about personal computers, from how to set and power them up, to how to save files. Bring your questions.

Chapman Branch
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Currículum vítae

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Aprenda escribir un currículum con su experiencia laboral y educativo para aplicaciones de Trabajo.

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 Creative Lab
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Spooky Photos

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Learn to create spooky photos using features from Adobe Photoshop.

Main Library Technology Center
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PC Basics for Beginners

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Learn the basics about personal computers, from how to set and power them up, to how to save files. Bring your questions.

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.

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 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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Learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, and start looking for funders right away with Foundation Directory Online.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
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Learn about the components which make up the hardware and software of your computer system.

Main Library Technology Center
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Computer Basics: Using the Mouse

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A first step in learning about computers, this workshop teaches you how to hold, move, and click a mouse; how to scroll and highlight; and other basic mouse functions.

Anderson-Foothill
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Minecraft Tech Club

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Explore Minecraft with 9 of your peers while improving your creative, collaborative, and problem-solving skills.

Chapman Branch
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Mecanografía

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Aprenda a usar el teclado con un curso en línea.

Main Library Technology Center
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Basic Internet Searching

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In this beginning computer class, learn how to use Internet browsers, how to enter a web address, and how to use search engines.

Main Library Technology Center
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Internet and Online Safety

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Have spam, viruses, and identity theft frightened you away from your computer? Learn safe computing tips that will help you keep yourself and your information secure.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
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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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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. Bring a USB flash drive to save your work.

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 résumé which can be both printed and sent electronically.

Main Library Creative Lab
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Introduction to Podcasting

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Let the world hear your voice. Learn how to create a podcast, which is a digital audio file, and how to publish it online.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
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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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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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Google Tools

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Learn how to use Google for more than just searches. Discover some of this search engine’s most powerful tools.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
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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 Creative Lab
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Family Photos and Holiday Cards

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Create your own holiday cards and images with Adobe Photoshop and provided photo-taking equipment.

Chapman Branch
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Word Básico

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Aprenda a crear documentos, folletos y cartas usando el programa Microsoft Word.

Main Library Technology Center
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PC Basics for Beginners

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Learn the basics about personal computers, from how to set and power them up, to how to save files. Bring your questions.

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.

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 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.

Chapman Branch
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Calendario I

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Aprenda a usar el programa Google Calendar para guardar eventos y fechas.

Main Library Technology Center
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Computer Basics: Using the Mouse

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A first step in learning about computers, this workshop teaches you how to hold, move, and click a mouse; how to scroll and highlight; and other basic mouse functions.

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. Bring a USB flash drive to save your work.

Main Library Technology Center
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Free Online Tools

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The Internet provides access to tools that can help you accomplish a variety of tasks. Learn about some of these tools in this workshop.

Main Library Creative Lab
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Make a YouTube Video

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Learn how to make a YouTube video and how to start your own channel.

Sprague Branch
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Learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, and start looking for funders right away with Foundation Directory Online.

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 résumé which can be both printed and sent electronically.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
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Create a Greeting Card

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Learn how to create a holiday greeting card with pictures, text, and images.

Chapman Branch
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Calendario II

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Como usar Google Calendar para guardar fechas de cumpleaños y otros eventos.

Main Library Technology Center
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Blogging 101

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Turn your passion for writing into your own publication. In this course, you’ll learn how to start and run a blog.

Main Library Technology Center
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Social Media 101

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Learn about the most popular social media platforms and how to use them.

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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. 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.