• 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.

  • Sat, May 30 1–4pm Library Square

    Celebrate the start of The City Library’s Super Summer Challenge with superhero related activities for all ages! The Super Summer Challenge takes place May 30 through August 22, and participants can sign up at the kick-off or at any time at their favorite Library location.

KIDS' SUMMER EVENTS EVENTS
Main Library, Library Sqaure
Featured Event
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Celebrate the start of the Kids, Teen, and Adult Super Summer Challenge with a superhero training camp featuring activities for all ages!

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.

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+).

Anderson-Foothill
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Zoo Mania

142 people like this -

Learn about inspiring animals that have save the day and their human companions.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Magic with Paul Brewer

167 people like this -

Kids and families will enjoy an engaging and entertaining magic show by Utah's top magical entertainer, Paul Brewer.

Main Library Auditorium
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Magic with Paul Brewer

149 people like this -

Kids and families will enjoy an engaging and entertaining magic show by Utah's top magical entertainer, Paul Brewer.

Main Library Craft Room
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Preschool LEAP Into Science!

200 people like this -

Learn about science through a series of engaging, hands-on workshops. Each week, kids ages 3-5 will learn different concepts through play and activities put together specifically for young learners.

Day-Riverside Branch
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STEM Club

151 people like this -

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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Magic with Paul Brewer

127 people like this -

Kids and families will enjoy an engaging and entertaining magic show by Utah's top magical entertainer, Paul Brewer.

Main Library Auditorium
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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.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Crafty Thursdays at Sweet

158 people like this -

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

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.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Sensory Playtime

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Kids ages 2-7 will learn about colors, numbers, letters, and more through sight, smell, touch, and hearing.

Main Library, Children's Library
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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!

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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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.

Corinne and Jack Sweet 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.

Main Library Craft Room
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Preschool LEAP Into Science!

151 people like this -

Learn about science through a series of engaging, hands-on workshops. Each week, kids ages 3-5 will learn different concepts through play and activities put together specifically for young learners.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Zoo Mania

203 people like this -

Learn about inspiring animals that have save the day and their human companions.

Anderson-Foothill
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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.

Glendale Branch
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Zoo Mania

117 people like this -

Learn about inspiring animals that have save the day and their human companions.

Glendale Branch
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Yoga for Heroes

128 people like this -

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

Chapman Branch
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Magic with Paul Brewer

124 people like this -

Kids and families will enjoy an engaging and entertaining magic show by Utah's top magical entertainer, Paul Brewer.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Whole-Book Storytime

154 people like this -

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

124 people like this -

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

Sprague Branch
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Randel McGee and Groark

137 people like this -

Randel McGee and Groark are an internationally acclaimed comedy storytelling duo! Their shows are a lively combination of fast paced comedy, hilarious storytelling, and memorable melodies that literally have people laughing for days!

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Zoo Mania

147 people like this -

Learn about inspiring animals that have save the day and their human companions.

Main Library, Level 4 Conference Room
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Randel McGee and Groark

130 people like this -

Randel McGee and Groark are an internationally acclaimed comedy storytelling duo! Their shows are a lively combination of fast paced comedy, hilarious storytelling, and memorable melodies that literally have people laughing for days!

Glendale Branch
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Randel McGee and Groark

118 people like this -

Randel McGee and Groark are an internationally acclaimed comedy storytelling duo! Their shows are a lively combination of fast paced comedy, hilarious storytelling, and memorable melodies that literally have people laughing for days!

Main Library Craft Room
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Preschool LEAP Into Science!

165 people like this -

Learn about science through a series of engaging, hands-on workshops. Each week, kids ages 3-5 will learn different concepts through play and activities put together specifically for young learners.

Main Library, Computer Lab
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Superhero Medallions

144 people like this -

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

Day-Riverside Branch
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Children's Book Hour

109 people like this -

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

Chapman Branch
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Zoo Mania

122 people like this -

Learn about inspiring animals that have save the day and their human companions.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Eco Garden Adventures

122 people like this -

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

Main Library Story Room
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Zoo Mania

138 people like this -

Learn about inspiring animals that have save the day and their human companions.

Sprague Branch
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Magic with Paul Brewer

111 people like this -

Kids and families will enjoy an engaging and entertaining magic show by Utah's top magical entertainer, Paul Brewer.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Magic with Paul Brewer

135 people like this -

Kids and families will enjoy an engaging and entertaining magic show by Utah's top magical entertainer, Paul Brewer.

Day-Riverside 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.

Anderson-Foothill
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Magic with Paul Brewer

146 people like this -

Kids and families will enjoy an engaging and entertaining magic show by Utah's top magical entertainer, Paul Brewer.

Main Library Craft Room
close/open

Preschool LEAP Into Science!

215 people like this -

Learn about science through a series of engaging, hands-on workshops. Each week, kids ages 3-5 will learn different concepts through play and activities put together specifically for young learners.

Glendale Branch
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Superhero Medallions

129 people like this -

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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Zoo Mania

115 people like this -

Learn about inspiring animals that have save the day and their human companions.

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+).

Main Library
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Mad Science

143 people like this -

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

Anderson-Foothill
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Mad Science

162 people like this -

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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Mad Science

122 people like this -

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+).

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Mad Science

117 people like this -

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

Chapman Branch
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Mad Science

121 people like this -

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+).

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Crafty Thursdays at Sweet

135 people like this -

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

125 people like this -

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

135 people like this -

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

105 people like this -

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

Glendale Branch
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Whizgiggle Puppets

116 people like this -

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

Sprague Branch
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Mad Science

107 people like this -

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

162 people like this -

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

125 people like this -

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

Glendale Branch
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SLC Ballet

122 people like this -

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

Day-Riverside Branch
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Whizgiggle Puppets

122 people like this -

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

127 people like this -

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

Sprague Branch
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Whizgiggle Puppets

111 people like this -

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

114 people like this -

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

Day-Riverside Branch
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SLC Ballet

120 people like this -

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

Glendale Branch
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Mad Science

120 people like this -

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

132 people like this -

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

131 people like this -

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

Chapman Branch
close/open

Whizgiggle Puppets

133 people like this -

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

113 people like this -

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

Anderson-Foothill
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Whizgiggle Puppets

137 people like this -

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

Day-Riverside Branch
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Music Together

156 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.

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
close/open

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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Music Together

126 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.

Sprague Branch
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Superhero Storytime

121 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.

Chapman Branch
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Superhero Storytime

116 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

148 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.

Glendale Branch
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Superhero Storytime

113 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

154 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.

Chapman Branch
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Music Together

140 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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Superhero Storytime

128 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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Superhero Storytime

107 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
close/open

STEM Club

136 people like this -

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
close/open

Music Together

128 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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Music Together

129 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

154 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
close/open

Crafty Thursdays at Sweet

140 people like this -

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

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Superhero Storytime

115 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
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Superhero Storytime

124 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
close/open

Whole-Book Storytime

149 people like this -

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
close/open

Zumba for Kids

109 people like this -

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

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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.



RHYTHMS AT RIVERSIDE CALL FOR ENTRIES

Rhythms at Riverside, the Summer Music Series at Rose Park's Day-Riverside Branch, is gearing up for its third season! Every other Wednesday night this summer, The City Library will highlight all styles of music, especially from the diverse cultures that make up the fabric of Rose Park's community. Applications will be accepted through May 27, 2015.