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

    Savvy Senior Movies

    At 2:00 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, the Main Library hosts films about and starring seniors.

  • Performing, for me, has always been a very inner process Barbara Streisand

    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.

  • Taking Place through August 22 All City Library Locations

    Toddlers, kids, teens, and adults can complete challenges and win prizes all summer long! See a librarian to sign up today.

  • The earth laughs in flowers Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Make your foray into gardening as easy and successful as possible.

KIDS' SUMMER EVENTS EVENTS
Children's Library Craft Room
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CUAC, a non-profit contemporary art organization operating in downtown Salt Lake City, combines forces with The City Library to offer unique, free art workshops for preschoolers (ages 3–5) and elementary school students (ages 5+).

Children's Library Craft Room
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CUAC, a non-profit contemporary art organization operating in downtown Salt Lake City, combines forces with The City Library to offer unique, free art workshops for preschoolers (ages 3–5) and elementary school students (ages 5+).

Glendale Branch
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Join Mad scientists from Mad Science of Greater Salt Lake every Tuesday this summer at the Glendale Branch and build your brains with unique, hands-on science experiences.

Main Library Technology Center
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Superhero Medallions

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Kids ages 8-12 can make their own superhero medallions using the Library's 3D modeling software and printer.

Sprague Branch
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Music Together

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Bring your Book Babies and learn how every child's development benefits from early exposure to music and movement with experts from Music Together.

Glendale Branch
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Join Mad scientists from Mad Science of Greater Salt Lake every Tuesday this summer at the Glendale Branch and build your brains with unique, hands-on science experiences.

Main Library Story Room
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Superheroes Wind Tunnel

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Kids and their families can experiment with the power of the wind as they create devices and watch them fly in our wind tunnel.

Sprague Branch
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Superhero Storytime

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Dress up as your favorite superhero and join us for a high-flying adventure full of spectacular stories, songs, and other fantastic fun.

Chapman Branch
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Superhero Storytime

272 people like this -

Dress up as your favorite superhero and join us for a high-flying adventure full of spectacular stories, songs, and other fantastic fun.

Main Library Story Room
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Music Together

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Bring your Book Babies and learn how every child's development benefits from early exposure to music and movement with experts from Music Together.

Glendale Branch
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Superhero Storytime

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Dress up as your favorite superhero and join us for a high-flying adventure full of spectacular stories, songs, and other fantastic fun.

Glendale Branch
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Yoga for Heroes

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Kids and families and improve their strength, balance, and flexibility with this fast-paced yoga class.

Main Library Story Room
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Music Together

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Bring your Book Babies and learn how every child's development benefits from early exposure to music and movement with experts from Music Together.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Sidewalk Chalk Creations

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Use your imagination and ideas from picture books to decorate the back patio of the Day-Riverside Branch.

Chapman Branch
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Music Together

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Bring your Book Babies and learn how every child's development benefits from early exposure to music and movement with experts from Music Together.

Anderson-Foothill
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Superhero Storytime

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Dress up as your favorite superhero and join us for a high-flying adventure full of spectacular stories, songs, and other fantastic fun.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Superhero Storytime

260 people like this -

Dress up as your favorite superhero and join us for a high-flying adventure full of spectacular stories, songs, and other fantastic fun.

Day-Riverside Branch
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STEM Club

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Learn STEM principles in a fun and engaging way. Kids will participate in simple competitions and projects that incorporate science, technology, engineering, and math.

Glendale Branch
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Music Together

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Bring your Book Babies and learn how every child's development benefits from early exposure to music and movement with experts from Music Together.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Music Together

305 people like this -

Bring your Book Babies and learn how every child's development benefits from early exposure to music and movement with experts from Music Together.

Anderson-Foothill
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Music Together

327 people like this -

Bring your Book Babies and learn how every child's development benefits from early exposure to music and movement with experts from Music Together.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Crafty Thursdays at Sweet

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Join us the second Thursday of each month to participate in super projects.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Superhero Storytime

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Dress up as your favorite superhero and join us for a high-flying adventure full of spectacular stories, songs, and other fantastic fun.

Main Library
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Superhero Storytime

296 people like this -

Dress up as your favorite superhero and join us for a high-flying adventure full of spectacular stories, songs, and other fantastic fun.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Whole-Book Storytime

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Kids ages 3-7 and their grownups will learn to "read" every part of a picture book, including the cover, end papers, illustrations, and more.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Zumba for Kids

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Dance and wiggle in this 45-minute Zumba class led by licensed Zumba instructor Candace Larson.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Superhero Bike Parade

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Celebrate the end of the Super Summer Challenge with a bike parade and activities for all ages.

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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.