• Rooftop Yoga
    Inhale the future, exhale the past.

    Rooftop Yoga

    Join The City Library and Salt Lake Power Yoga for a series of free community yoga classes that are perfect for all ages and levels of expertise. Yoga classes will be offered two times each month May through September: a sunrise class on the second Friday of each month, and an evening class on the fourth Tuesday of each month.

  • 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.

  • Music at Main
    I daresay one good concert justifies a week of satisfaction at home. Robert Plant

    Music at Main

    Enjoy weekly live performances in the outdoor amphitheater on Library Plaza. Don't miss local bands and musicians every Wednesday night in July and August.

  • Concerts by the Creek Wednesdays, 7pm

    Relax at the end of Utah's hot summer days with outdoor concerts in the Anderson-Foothill Branch's amphitheater.

  • Sounds of Summer Thursdays, 7:30pm, Sprague Branch

    Add some music to your Thursday evenings with this summer concert series featuring local bands and musicians.

  • Marmalade Summer Concert Series

    Add some music to your summer evenings by heading to the Marmalade Branch's outdoor plaza for this free concert series, taking place on select Thursdays from June through August.

  • 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.

  • Every time I go to a movie, it's magic, no matter what the movie's about. Steven Spielberg

    Bring the whole family to the east lawn of Library Square at dusk to enjoy this free film series!

  • Members Only Used Book Sale
    The only way to have a friend is to be one. Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Members Only Used Book Sale

    Sat, Aug 6, 9am–5pm: Friends members can pick up awesome deals on used books! Not a member already? You can sign up at The Library Store any time.

SUMMER KIDS EVENTS EVENTS
Anderson-Foothill
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3D Printing Workshop

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Kids ages 7 and up can make their own olympic medal using the Library’s 3D modeling software and printer.

Main Library Story Room
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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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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 a Wind Tunnel, which was generously donated by Thanksgiving Point.

Glendale Branch
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Explore Space: A Cosmic Journey

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See how space exploration and research help us understand humanity's origin in this interactive exhibit featuring research from NASA and the National Science Foundation.

Main Library, Children's Library
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Library Olympics

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Amateurs and professional athletes alike can compete in javelin throw, balloon tennis, broom hockey, and other olympic-style games.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Library Olympics

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Amateurs and professional athletes alike can compete in javelin throw, balloon tennis, broom hockey, and other olympic-style games.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Clark Planetarium Workshops

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Explore space through your own creations in this series hosted by the Library and Clark Planetarium.

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Dance Party

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Dance and wiggle with music and stories.

Anderson-Foothill
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Discover Your Inner Hippie

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All ages can discover their inner hippie at this event featuring music, dancing, and crafts.

Main Library Creative Lab
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Create your very own film set using LEGO pieces provided by Library and use it to make a stop-motion animation film.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Stop-Motion Movie Magic

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Kids ages 8–13 can use provided iPads along with hand-drawn characters, LEGO pieces from the Library, or their own action figures to make their own stop-motion movies.

Glendale Branch
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Summer Chess

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Test your skills in the "game of kings" by competing against new opponents every Monday with the Glendale Branch's giant chess set.

Marmalade Branch
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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 a Wind Tunnel, which was generously donated by Thanksgiving Point.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Outdoor Games

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Kids ages 9–18 can enjoy the outdoors with a variety of sports and gaming equipment.

Marmalade Branch
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Kids can explore and experience different aspects of nature in this series with the Library and experts from Tracy Aviary.

Main 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 and elementary school students.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Olympic Storytime

168 people like this -

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

Main 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 and elementary school students.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Olympic Storytime

169 people like this -

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

Glendale Branch
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Olympic Storytime

176 people like this -

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

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 preschoolers and elementary school students.

Marmalade Branch
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Olympic Storytime

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

Chapman Branch
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Olympic Storytime

177 people like this -

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

Main Library Creative Lab
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Create your very own film set using LEGO pieces provided by Library and use it to make a stop-motion animation film.

Main Library, Conference Room E
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Minecraft Modding Camp

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Kids ages 9–14 are invited to a five-day camp presented by Code to the Future that will teach you how to make Minecraft mods using the coding language Java.

Day-Riverside Branch
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STEAM Club

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Explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math with hands-on activities focused on a different theme each month.

Anderson-Foothill
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Olympic Storytime

179 people like this -

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

Sprague Branch
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Olympic Storytime

164 people like this -

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

Anderson-Foothill
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Olympic Storytime

164 people like this -

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

Main Library, Children's Patio
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Clark Planetarium Workshops

154 people like this -

Explore space through your own creations in this series hosted by the Library and Clark Planetarium.

Day-Riverside Branch
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3D Printing Workshop

192 people like this -

Kids ages 7 and up can make their own olympic medal using the Library’s 3D modeling software and printer.

Main Library Creative Lab
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Create your very own film set using LEGO pieces provided by Library and use it to make a stop-motion animation film.

Anderson-Foothill
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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 a Wind Tunnel, which was generously donated by Thanksgiving Point.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Snow in Summer

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Make your summer a little cooler by enjoying snow cones, instant snow, and other snow-themed activities. All ages are welcome.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Preschool LEAP Into Science!

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Start learning the basics of how to be a scientist through these inquiry-based, hands-on workshops.

Anderson-Foothill
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Library Olympics

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Amateurs and professional athletes alike can compete in javelin throw, balloon tennis, broom hockey, and other olympic-style games.

Main Library, Children's Library
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End of Summer Party

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Celebrate the end of the Super Summer Challenge with the Library, Odd Squad and KUED Kids!

9th West Farmer’s Market, 1000 South 900 West, Salt Lake City
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Storytime at the Farmer's Market

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Join City Library staff at Jordan Park for an outdoor storytime and a craft with supplies provided by the 9th West Farmer’s Market.

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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 18 to Aug 12

Explore Space: A Cosmic Journey See how space exploration and research help us understand humanity's origin in this interactive exhibit featuring research from NASA and the National Science Foundation. Glendale Branch

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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.