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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

EARLY LITERACY EVENTS
Marmalade Branch
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Gingerbread Jamboree

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Take part in a cookie-themed Preschool Storytime and decorate your very own gingerbread pal! Cookies and decorating supplies will be provided. Space is limited, so please arrive early to ensure your spot.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Gingerbread Jamboree

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Take part in a cookie-themed Preschool Storytime and decorate your very own gingerbread pal! Cookies and decorating supplies will be provided. Space is limited, so please arrive early to ensure your spot.

Anderson-Foothill
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Gingerbread Jamboree

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Take part in a cookie-themed Preschool Storytime and decorate your very own gingerbread pal! Cookies and decorating supplies will be provided. Space is limited, so please arrive early to ensure your spot.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Gingerbread Jamboree

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Take part in a cookie-themed Preschool Storytime and decorate your very own gingerbread pal! Cookies and decorating supplies will be provided. Space is limited, so please arrive early to ensure your spot.

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Sensory Storytime

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This series of storytimes is intended for kids ages 3–10 who have Autism Spectrum Disorder and are functioning at a preschool- to early-elementary age-developmental level.

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Red Readers Literacy Workshops

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Elementary-aged kids can practice their literacy skills with reading groups and crafts organized by the University of Utah's College of Education.

Main Library Story Room
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Gingerbread Jamboree

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Take part in a cookie-themed Preschool Storytime and decorate your very own gingerbread pal! Cookies and decorating supplies will be provided. Space is limited, so please arrive early to ensure your spot.

Main Library Story Room
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Gingerbread Jamboree

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Take part in a cookie-themed Preschool Storytime and decorate your very own gingerbread pal! Cookies and decorating supplies will be provided. Space is limited, so please arrive early to ensure your spot.

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Dog Day Afternoons

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Kids can practice reading to a fuzzy friend in a non-threatening environment.

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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.