• 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.

  • The earth laughs in flowers Ralph Waldo Emerson

    These workshops are designed to make your foray into gardening as easy and successful as possible.

  • 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.

KIDS' SUMMER EVENTS EVENTS
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.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Mad Science

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Mad Science will show you experiments from the heroes of science and the amazing discoveries they made that we use today.

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.

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+).

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Mad Science

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Mad Science will show you experiments from the heroes of science and the amazing discoveries they made that we use today.

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.

Chapman Branch
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Mad Science

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Mad Science will show you experiments from the heroes of science and the amazing discoveries they made that we use today.

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+).

Sprague Branch
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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 elementary school students(ages 5+).

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.

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.

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.

Anderson-Foothill
Featured Event
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What adventures could you have in the library at night? Drop off your stuffed animal, doll, or other toy and they can find out for you!

Main Library Auditorium
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Whizgiggle Puppets

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Watch The City Library's Whizgiggle Puppets as they present the Summer of the Superhero!

Glendale Branch
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With the help of a librarian movie guide and a set of props, kids will enjoy watching and interacting with the film Big Hero 6.

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.

Chapman Branch
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SLC Ballet

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Kids can enjoy a short dance class and performance from SLC Ballet.

Glendale Branch
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Whizgiggle Puppets

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Watch The City Library's Whizgiggle Puppets as they present the Summer of the Superhero!

Sprague Branch
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Mad Science

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Mad Science will show you experiments from the heroes of science and the amazing discoveries they made that we use today.

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.

Glendale Branch
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SLC Ballet

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Kids can enjoy a short dance class and performance from SLC Ballet.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Whizgiggle Puppets

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Watch The City Library's Whizgiggle Puppets as they present the Summer of the Superhero!

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Whizgiggle Puppets

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Watch The City Library's Whizgiggle Puppets as they present the Summer of the Superhero!

Sprague Branch
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Whizgiggle Puppets

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Watch The City Library's Whizgiggle Puppets as they present the Summer of the Superhero!

Discovery Gateway, 444 W 100 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
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Whizgiggle Puppets

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Watch The City Library's Whizgiggle Puppets as they present the Summer of the Superhero!

Day-Riverside Branch
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SLC Ballet

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Kids can enjoy a short dance class and performance from SLC Ballet.

Glendale Branch
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Mad Science

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Mad Science will show you experiments from the heroes of science and the amazing discoveries they made that we use today.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Children's Book Hour

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Join us for this new book club, where we'll read and compare picture books together to discover elements of story and common themes.

Sprague Branch
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SLC Ballet

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Kids can enjoy a short dance class and performance from SLC Ballet.

Chapman Branch
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Whizgiggle Puppets

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Watch The City Library's Whizgiggle Puppets as they present the Summer of the Superhero!

Day-Riverside Branch
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Eco Garden Adventures

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Kids will be led on an adventure using toolboxes from the Natural History Museum of Utah.

Anderson-Foothill
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Whizgiggle Puppets

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Watch The City Library's Whizgiggle Puppets as they present the Summer of the Superhero!

Day-Riverside 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.

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+).

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.

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

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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 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.

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.

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

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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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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

209 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

238 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

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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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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.

From Jun 12 to Jul 31

Elements: Works by Namon Bills Works in collage, painting, and installation by Namon Bills Finch Lane Gallery, 1330 E 100 S, Salt Lake City, UT

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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.