• Savvy Senior Movies
    Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength. Betty Friedan

    Savvy Senior Movies

    At 2pm on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, the Main Library hosts films about and starring seniors.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • You only need one ray of light to chase all the shadows away. Fredrik Backman, "A Man Called Ove"

    United We Read SLC is an initiative for everyone in Salt Lake County to connect by reading the same book and by sharing their experience with others. Community members are invited to participate in discussions, programs, and events and to contribute to a public collection of stories of kindness—random, intentional, received, and given.

  • 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.

COMPUTER CLASSES EVENTS
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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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Account Recovery How-To

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Learn how to easily recover accounts from lost passwords and PINs, see how identity verification works, and use clever technology hacks to safeguard against future problems.

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PC Basics for Beginners

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Learn the basics of using a personal computer, including turning it on, saving files, and identifying what’s inside a computer. Bring your questions.

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Mac Basics

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

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Cricut Crafting

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Use the Creative Lab’s Cricut machine to make intricate greeting cards and festive decorations.

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Use Adobe Photoshop to and the Creative Lab’s green screen to make custom holiday cards. Participants can print their first card for free and any additional cards for $2.50 each.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
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Learn how to use Time and Date, a free online tool that converts time zones and can help you plan meetings.

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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.

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Cover Letters

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Learn the basics on creating a cover letter for your résumé that can be both printed and sent electronically.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
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Clean Up Your Inbox

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Learn how to use Unroll.me, a free online tool that allows you to see and easily unsubscribe from emails you no longer wish to receive.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
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Online News

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Learn about the different news outlets that are available online and how you can access stories from this publications.

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Digital Making

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See all that the Library’s Creative Lab has to offer. Shoot videos, take photos, create music, and learn how to use the software this digital makerspace includes. Call 801-524-8288 for more information.

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Digital Making

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See all that the Library’s Creative Lab has to offer. Shoot videos, take photos, create music, and learn how to use the software this digital makerspace includes. Call 801-524-8288 for more information.

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Make Sounds with Synthesizers

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Learn how to create sounds and sound effects for songs and multimedia productions using electronic hardware and software.

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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 21 to Feb 24

2017 Utah Children’s Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Exhibit The Confucius Institute at the University of Utah, the Utah Chinese Association of Sciences and Technology, and the Salt Lake City Public Library jointly present the 2017 Utah Children’s Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Exhibit. Main Library, Children's Gallery

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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.