• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

EXPLORING NEW IDEAS 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 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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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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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 Zone Movie Day

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Watch new and old favorites in this weekly film series made just for teens.

Marmalade Branch
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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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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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Board Gaming

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Take part in tabletop gaming and meet other teens from your neighborhood.

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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.

Main Library Canteena, Level 2
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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.

Glendale 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.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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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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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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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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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.

Marmalade 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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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.

Sprague Branch
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Book Bag Decorating

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Decorate a book bag using supplies provided by the Library.

Main Library Technology Center
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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.

Glendale 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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Upcycle Challenge

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Turn trash into something beautiful and help reduce waste!

Corinne and Jack Sweet 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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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.

Main Library Technology Center
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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.

Main Library, Library Square
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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.

Marmalade Branch
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Cyanotype Printing

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

Glendale Branch
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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.

Marmalade Branch
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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.

Anderson-Foothill
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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.

Main Library Technology Center
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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.

Corinne and Jack Sweet 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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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.