• May the Light dispel darkness, ignorance and evil from your life.

    Celebrate Diwali with traditional Indian performances, songs, dances, and more.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Scale Model Gingerbread Building Contest

    Submit your finest gingerbread replica of a well-known building to the second annual Scale Model Gingerbread Building Contest! Winners of this contest will receive a prize basket. Kids and teens ages 10 and above and adults are invited to enter.

  • 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.

COMPUTER CLASSES EVENTS
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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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Internet and Online Safety

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Learn safe computing tips that will help keep yourself and your information secure.

Main Library Creative Lab
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Creative Cards with Cricut

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Pop in to the Creative Lab any time between 9:30am and 12:30pm to create decorative greeting cards using Cricut.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
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Smartphones and Apps

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Get the most out of your smartphone. In this session, learn about your device’s settings, apps, and more.

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

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Learn how to use some of Google's online tools, including Google Docs, Google Drive, and more

Main Library Urban Room
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Bring Your Own Devices

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Library staff will show you how to use your digital device as well as how to check out and download digital Library materials.

Main Library Technology Center
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Design and Print a 3D Snowflake

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Use provided 3D modeling software and equipment to design and print a unique snowflake to use as an ornament, necklace or keychain

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

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Learn how to use some of Google's online tools, including Google Docs, Google Drive, and more.

Main Library Creative Lab
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GarageBand

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Learn how to record your own music using the digital audio workstation GarageBand.

Main Library Technology Center
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Word 2013: Part I

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Learn basic word processing skills in Microsoft Word 2013, 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 pages.

Main Library Creative Lab
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Green Screen Videos

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Lights, camera, action! Use the Creative Lab’s green screen to make videos that will allow your imagination to run wild.

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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Using Microsoft Excel 2013, learn how to sort and filter data, link data from one sheet to another, and use styles and formatting to make your spreadsheet look professional.

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.

Sprague Branch
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Teach Yourself Tech

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Learn how you can use the Library’s online resources to access online technology education and certifications.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
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Learn how to bookmark your favorite websites to make navigating the Internet easier.

Main Library Technology Center
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Get started in learning a new language. Explore The City Library’s online language learning resources and get help choosing the one that’s best for you.

Main Library Technology Center
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YouTube

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Learn how to make a video that you can upload to Youtube and how to start your own channel.

Main Library Technology Center
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Social Media for Business

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Learn which social media platforms are best suited for your business, as well as different social strategies to help grow your audience and sales.

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

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Learn about the different functions offered through Facebook and how to get the most out of this social networking website.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Teach Yourself Tech

45 people like this -

Learn how you can use the Library’s online resources to access online technology education and certifications.

Chapman Branch
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Get started in learning a new language. Explore The City Library’s online language learning resource and get help choosing the one that’s best for you.

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 Creative Lab
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Poster Printing

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Use the Creative Lab’s software and large format printer to design and print a poster.

Chapman Branch
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Teach Yourself Tech

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Learn how you can use the Library’s online resources to access online technology education and certifications.

Main Library Technology Center
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Teach Yourself Tech

53 people like this -

Learn how you can use the Library’s online resources to access online technology education and certifications.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
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Design Valentine’s Day Cards

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Create something that will remind the special people in your life that you are thinking of them. In this class, you will use Microsoft Powerpoint to design ready-to-print cards.

Main Library Technology Center
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Design a new accessory or piece of jewelry for any occasion and then print it using the Library’s 3D printing software and equipment

Main Library Technology Center
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Bring Your Own Devices

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Library staff will show you how to use your digital device as well as how to check out and download digital Library materials.

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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.