• 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.

  • Call for Entries Deadline: May 31

    Showcase your music at the Library this summer by submitting an application to perform at Sounds of Summer! This summer music series, hosted at Sugar House's Sprague Branch, is gearing up for another season and will highlight all styles of music. Applications will be available and accepted from May 1–31, 2016.

  • Vision begins with the eyes, but it truly takes place in the brain. Fei-Fei Li

    Become inspired and informed at a series of events featuring TED Talk videos and conversations with your community. Each month, the Marmalade Branch invites all to experience dynamic talks centered around a central theme at TEDxMarmaladeLibrary.

  • 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.

  • 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.

EARLY LITERACY EVENTS
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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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Jurassic Super Summer Kickoff

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Celebrate the start of the Super Summer Challenge with dinosaur-themed activities for all ages.

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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.

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Olympic Storytime

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Celebrate the 2016 Summer Olympics by taking part in Olympic-themed stories and activities.

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Olympic Storytime

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Celebrate the 2016 Summer Olympics by taking part in Olympic-themed stories and activities.

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Celebrate the 2016 Summer Olympics by taking part in Olympic-themed stories and activities.

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Celebrate the 2016 Summer Olympics by taking part in Olympic-themed stories and activities.

Marmalade Branch
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Celebrate the 2016 Summer Olympics by taking part in Olympic-themed stories and activities.

Chapman Branch
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Celebrate the 2016 Summer Olympics by taking part in Olympic-themed stories and activities.

Anderson-Foothill
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Olympic Storytime

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Celebrate the 2016 Summer Olympics by taking part in Olympic-themed stories and activities.

Sprague Branch
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Celebrate the 2016 Summer Olympics by taking part in Olympic-themed stories and activities.

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Olympic Storytime

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Celebrate the 2016 Summer Olympics by taking part in Olympic-themed stories and activities.

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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 May 16 to Jun 24

Through Her Eyes Photography by Utah Female Photojournalists Main Library, Lower Urban Room 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.