• Sustaining Your Small Business
    If Opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. Milton Berle

    Sustaining Your Small Business

    Join the Library and experts from Salt Lake SCORE to explore topics related to business ownership. In May, find out how marketing yourself and managing your personal brand can help you build a dedicated client and fan base.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Call for Entries Deadline: May 31

    Showcase your music at the Library this summer by submitting an application to perform at Sounds of Summer! This summer music series, hosted at Sugar House's Sprague Branch, is gearing up for another season and will highlight all styles of music. Applications will be available and accepted from May 1–31, 2016.

  • 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.

SUMMER TEEN EVENTS EVENTS
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Teen DIY

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Flex your creativity and learn a variety of new crafts. Each week, teens can take part in creative workshops with supplies provided by the Library.

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Teen Zone: Video Gaming

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Take a break with local teens and the Day-Riverside Branch’s gaming systems each week.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Chill the Freak Out

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Restore your inner zen after the school year by taking part in a restorative yoga class led by Salt Lake Power Yoga.

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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.

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Teen DIY

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Each week, teens can take part in creative workshops with supplies provided by the Library.

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Teen DIY

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Each week, teens can take part in creative workshops with supplies provided by the Library.

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Parkour Workshop

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Learn about the basics of this parkour and safety tips from local parkour athletes.

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Portal for Teens

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Tweens and teens ages 10–18 can work individually and as part of a team to solve puzzles and work through obstacles on the brain-teasing video game Portal.

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Print and Zine Making

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Learn how to use linocuts to create prints that you can use in a zine.

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Teen DIY

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Every Thursday, teens can take part in a new craft with supplies provided by the Library.

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Print and Zine Making

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Learn how to use linocuts to create prints that you can use in a zine.

Sprague Branch
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Print and Zine Making

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Learn how to use linocuts to create prints that you can use in a zine.

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3D Modeling Workshop

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Learn how to use the Library’s 3D modeling software to create a keychain or other small item.

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Iron Chef Competition

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Compete for the title of Library Iron Chef and for a prize!

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Teen Advisory Board Meeting

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Each month, teens will be given the space to voice their opinion and shape the direction of teen-oriented Library programming.

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Parkour Workshop

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Learn about the basics of this parkour and safety tips from local parkour athletes.

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Music Video Lab

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Create a music video for your favorite song using provided iPads and a green screen.

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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.

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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.

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3D Modeling Workshop

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Learn how to use the Library’s 3D modeling software to create a keychain or other small item.

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Book Zen Garden

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Use an old, discarded book to create a mini zen garden.

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DIY Planters: Part 1

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In this three-part series, you’ll learn how to mix and pour your own concrete planter, paint and personalize your planter, and start growing plants.

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Container Gardening

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Start your own container garden by creating a portable planter.

Sprague Branch
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3D Modeling Workshop

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Learn how to use the Library’s 3D modeling software to create a keychain or other small item.

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Safety Pin Bracelets

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Create your own custom bracelet using provided safety pins and other supplies.

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Teen Advisory Board Meeting

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Help make the Library a better place for you and other teens by participating in the Teen Advisory Board

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DIY Planters: Part 2

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In this three-part series, you’ll learn how to mix and pour your own concrete planter, paint and personalize your planter, and start growing plants.

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Iron Chef Competition

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Compete for the title of Library Iron Chef and for a prize!

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Graff Lab Stencil Workshop

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Learn how to create your own street art stencil in this workshop using provided materials.

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DIY Planters: Part 3

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In this three-part series, you’ll learn how to mix and pour your own concrete planter, paint and personalize your planter, and start growing plants.

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Book Bag Decorating

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Decorate a book bag using supplies provided by the Library.

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3D Modeling Workshop

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Learn how to use the Library’s 3D modeling software to create a keychain or other small item.

Chapman Branch
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Safety Pin Bracelets

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Create your own custom bracelet using provided safety pins and other supplies.

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Mind Sprint Challenge

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Meet other teens and work together to solve a series of STEAM-centric challenges.

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Mind Sprint Challenge

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Meet other teens and work together to solve a series of STEAM-centric challenges.

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Upcycle Challenge

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Turn trash into something beautiful and help reduce waste!

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Call of Duty Tournament

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Teens can compete in a double-elimination video game tournament to win accolades and prizes.

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3D Modeling Workshop

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Learn how to use the Library’s 3D modeling software to create a keychain or other small item.

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Teen Cookie Wars

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Teens can compete individually or as a team to decorate cookies for a randomly chosen theme. The person or team with the best cookie will take home a prize!

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For a Rainy Day

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Design a savings jar for your spare change and cash using provided materials.

Sprague Branch
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Safety Pin Bracelets

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Create your own custom bracelet using provided safety pins and other supplies.

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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.

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Cyanotype Printing

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Create your own cyanotype print using provided materials in this workshop.

Marmalade Branch
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Mind Sprint Challenge

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Meet other teens and work together to solve a series of STEAM-centric challenges.

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Parkour Workshop

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Learn about the basics of this parkour and safety tips from local parkour athletes.

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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.

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Duct Tape Crafts

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Create a wallet, bowtie, or other object using provided duct tape.

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Cosplay 101 Workshop

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Using provided sewing machines, fabric paint, and other supplies, teens and bring in and add finishing touches to their cosplay looks.

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Cyanotype Printing

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Create your own cyanotype print using provided materials in this workshop.

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Digital Comic Books

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Write, create, and star in your own comic book using iPads provided by the Library.

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Mind Sprint Challenge

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Meet other teens and work together to solve a series of STEAM-centric challenges.

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Action Painting

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Find your inner Jackson Pollock and help create an outdoor abstract painting project.

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Iron Chef Competition

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Compete for the title of Library Iron Chef and for a prize!

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Chocolate Olympics

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Get your taste buds and fine motor skills ready for the Summer Olympics by taking part in this chocolate and Olympic-themed competition.

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Tie Dye T-Shirts

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Create your own tie dye shirt using materials provided by the Library.

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3D Modeling Workshop

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Learn how to use the Library’s 3D modeling software to create a keychain or other small item.

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation

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Teens can use provided equipment, software, and a green screen to find creative ways to commemorate their summer.

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3D Modeling Workshop

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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 May 16 to Jun 24

Through Her Eyes Photography by Utah Female Photojournalists Main Library, Lower Urban Room Gallery

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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.