• Call for Entries Deadline: May 18

    Rhythms at Riverside, the Summer Music Series at the Day-Riverside Branch, is gearing up for its fourth 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.

  • Call for Entries
    Marmalade Summer Concert Series

    Call for Entries

    Be a part of the Marmalade Branch’s inaugural Summer Concert Series! The third Friday of each month from June through September, the Library will be highlighting all styles of music on the Marmalade Branch’s outdoor plaza, and is seeking local bands and musicians to perform. Send in your music for consideration by 6pm on Friday, April 30.

  • Performing, for me, has always been a very inner process Barbra 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.

  • Money Smart Week
    When it comes to tackling your financial goals, there's no time like the present. Suze Orman

    Money Smart Week

    April 23–30 is Money Smart Week! Learn why it's important to be "money smart" and how you can develop good financial habits

  • 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.

  • Simple Steps for Starting Your Business
    If Opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. Milton Berle

    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.

BRIDGING DIVIDES EVENTS
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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.

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.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Dance Party

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Dance and wiggle with music and stories.

All Locations
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Super Summer Challenge Kickoff

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Celebrate the start of the Super Summer Challenge with a variety of enjoyable activities taking place at multiple Library locations.

Anderson-Foothill
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Adventure Academy

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Take part in an indoor scavenger hunt and outdoor activities for both kids and grownups.

Day-Riverside Branch
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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.

Main Library, Children's Library
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Zoo Mania

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Kids can see and pet inspiring animals, and check out a great animal book, too.

Anderson-Foothill
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Magic with Paul Brewer

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

Marmalade 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.

Glendale 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.

Sprague Branch
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Zoo Mania

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Kids can see and pet inspiring animals, and check out a great animal book, too.

Chapman Branch
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Magic with Paul Brewer

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

Main Library, Children's Library
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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.

Main Library Craft Room
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Abstract Watercolor Classes

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Kids ages 9–12 can explore and create abstract watercolor works with local artist Elizabeth Barbano.

Main Library, Children's Library
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Sun Prints

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Create works of art using the sun and have it displayed at the Main Library Children’s Gallery throughout the Super Summer Challenge.

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.

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.

Sprague Branch
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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.

Anderson-Foothill
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Zoo Mania

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Kids can see and pet inspiring animals, and check out a great animal book, too.

Main Library, Children's Library
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Magic with Paul Brewer

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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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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.

Marmalade Branch
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Zoo Mania

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Kids can see and pet inspiring animals, and check out a great animal book, too.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Zoo Mania

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Kids can see and pet inspiring animals, and check out a great animal book, too.

Chapman Branch
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Garden Fairytales

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Kids in grades K–3 can discover how gardens and fairytales relate to each other with experts from Red Butte Garden.

Glendale Branch
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Garden Fairytales

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Kids in grades K–3 can discover how gardens and fairytales relate to each other with experts from Red Butte Garden.

Chapman Branch
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Zoo Mania

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Kids can see and pet inspiring animals, and check out a great animal book, too.

Anderson-Foothill
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Garden Fairytales

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Kids in grades K–3 can discover how gardens and fairytales relate to each other with experts from Red Butte Garden.

Main Library, Children's Library
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Kids can explore and experience different aspects of nature in this series with the Library and experts from Tracy Aviary.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Garden Fairytales

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Kids in grades K–3 can discover how gardens and fairytales relate to each other with experts from Red Butte Garden.

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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Zoo Mania

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Kids can see and pet inspiring animals, and check out a great animal book, too.

Glendale Branch
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All ages are invited to celebrate the opening of the Explore Space exhibit with hands-on activities and demonstrations centered around space and science.

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

Chapman 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.

Marmalade Branch
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Garden Fairytales

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Kids in grades K–3 can discover how gardens and fairytales relate to each other with experts from Red Butte Garden.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Giant Bubble Party

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Built your own bubble wand and use it to create giant bubbles on the front lawn of the Day-Riverside Branch.

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.

Glendale Branch
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Zoo Mania

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Kids can see and pet inspiring animals, and check out a great animal book, too.

Sprague Branch
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Garden Fairytales

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Kids in grades K–3 can discover how gardens and fairytales relate to each other with experts from Red Butte Garden.

Chapman Branch
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3D Printing Workshop

66 people like this -

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

Sprague 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.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Garden Fairytales

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Kids in grades K–3 can discover how gardens and fairytales relate to each other with experts from Red Butte Garden.

Main Library, Children's Library
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Garden Fairytales

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Kids in grades K–3 can discover how gardens and fairytales relate to each other with experts from Red Butte Garden.

Glendale Branch
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Fly-In Movie Theater

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Use provided materials to build your own spaceship, then use it to cruise to the Glendale Branch’s “fly in theatre” to watch a screening of Wall·E.

Corinne and Jack Sweet 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.

Chapman 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.

Main Library Craft Room
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Fun with MaKey MaKeys

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Kids ages 5–10 can take part in hands-on activities using MaKey MaKeys.

Sprague 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.

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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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.

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.

Glendale Branch
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Word Art Workshop

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Learn how amazing artwork can be created from letters, and make your own word art on canvas with help from the Utah Museum of Fine Arts.

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.

Sprague Branch
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Magic with Paul Brewer

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

Chapman Branch
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Whizgiggle Puppets Go Olympic

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Watch the Library’s Whizgiggle Puppets as they cycle, kick, run, and leap their way to Olympic glory.

Main Library, Children's Library
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Whizgiggle Puppets Go Olympic

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Watch the Library’s Whizgiggle Puppets as they cycle, kick, run, and leap their way to Olympic glory.

Marmalade Branch
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Magic with Paul Brewer

28 people like this -

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

Glendale Branch
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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.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Whizgiggle Puppets Go Olympic

32 people like this -

Watch the Library’s Whizgiggle Puppets as they cycle, kick, run, and leap their way to Olympic glory.

Glendale 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.

Marmalade Branch
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Word Art Workshop

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Learn how amazing artwork can be created from letters, and make your own word art on canvas with help from the Utah Museum of Fine Arts.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Magic with Paul Brewer

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

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.

Glendale Branch
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Whizgiggle Puppets Go Olympic

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Watch the Library’s Whizgiggle Puppets as they cycle, kick, run, and leap their way to Olympic glory.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Magic with Paul Brewer

26 people like this -

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

Sprague Branch
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Wind Tunnel

31 people like this -

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.

Marmalade Branch
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Whizgiggle Puppets Go Olympic

27 people like this -

Watch the Library’s Whizgiggle Puppets as they cycle, kick, run, and leap their way to Olympic glory.

Day-Riverside Branch
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The Magic School Bus

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Help Ms. Fizzle and her class learn about the Great Salt Lake.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Whizgiggle Puppets Go Olympic

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Watch the Library’s Whizgiggle Puppets as they cycle, kick, run, and leap their way to Olympic glory.

Chapman 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.

Sprague Branch
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Whizgiggle Puppets Go Olympic

27 people like this -

Watch the Library’s Whizgiggle Puppets as they cycle, kick, run, and leap their way to Olympic glory.

Marmalade Branch
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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.

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.

Glendale Branch
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Magic with Paul Brewer

25 people like this -

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

Main Library Technology Center
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3D Printing Workshop

51 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 Craft Room
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Word Art Workshop

35 people like this -

Learn how amazing artwork can be created from letters, and make your own word art on canvas with help from the Utah Museum of Fine Arts.

Day-Riverside 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.

Anderson-Foothill
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Whizgiggle Puppets Go Olympic

22 people like this -

Watch the Library’s Whizgiggle Puppets as they cycle, kick, run, and leap their way to Olympic glory.

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.

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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Clark Planetarium Workshops

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

Main Library Story Room
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Olympic Storytime

46 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.

Anderson-Foothill
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3D Printing Workshop

45 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 Story Room
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Olympic Storytime

43 people like this -

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

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

21 people like this -

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

27 people like this -

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Olympic Storytime

38 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

32 people like this -

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

Marmalade Branch
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Olympic Storytime

35 people like this -

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

Chapman Branch
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Olympic Storytime

39 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.

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.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Baby Hands and Feet Crafts

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Babies ages 0–3 and their caregivers can make commemorative crafts with their handprints and footprints using provided supplies.

Sprague 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.

Anderson-Foothill
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Olympic Storytime

31 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

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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

47 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.

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.

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.