• 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.

  • The Big Read
    There was nothing to do now and the days were long and empty. from "When the Emperor Was Divine"

    The Big Read

    The Big Read gives communities the opportunity to come together to read, discuss, and celebrate literature. Through May 2015, The City Library will be hosting events and book discussions centered on Julie Otsuka's novel "When the Emperor Was Divine". The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in partnership with Arts Midwest.

  • Tour the Topaz historic site and Museum in Delta, Utah

    This free, all-day event will include a tour of the Topaz War Relocation Camp as well as the Topaz Museum in Delta, Utah. Transportation and lunch will be provided. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

  • 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.

MOVIES EVENTS
Main Library Auditorium
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TiltShift Festival for Teens

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Utah Film Center's TiltShift Festival, their inaugural Film and Media Arts Festival for Teens, runs April 25-26.

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Commemorate 30 years of the Anderson-Foothill Branch by throwing it back to 1985 with a series of free film screenings. This series is associated with the Anderson-Foothill Branch 30th Birthday Celebration.

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Super Summer Cinema Series

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Add some adventure to your summer with this free film series featuring superhero-themed movies. Meet us on the east lawn of Library Square at dusk every second Friday of June, July, and August. In case of inclement weather, screenings will move to the Main Library Auditorium. All ages are welcome to attend.

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Science Movie Night

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The 2nd Tuesday of every month, join us for free movie screenings followed by lively discussion with an expert in the field, presented by the Natural History Museum of Utah in partnership with the Utah Film Center, and The City Library.

Main Library Auditorium
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Savvy Senior Movies

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Join us the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month for our series featuring films about and starring seniors.

Anderson-Foothill
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Commemorate 30 years of the Anderson-Foothill Branch by throwing it back to 1985 with a series of free film screenings. This series is associated with the Anderson-Foothill Branch 30th Birthday Celebration.

Main Library Auditorium
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12 Minutes Max is a monthly showcase of short works and works-in-progress by local artists in many disciplines. One Sunday a month, we feature three new pieces in in a varied mix, chosen from music, dance, film, writing, theater, performance art and the like,each 12 minutes or less.

Main Library Auditorium
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Savvy Senior Movies

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Join us the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month for our series featuring films about and starring seniors.

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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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 Auditorium
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12 Minutes Max is a monthly showcase of short works and works-in-progress by local artists in many disciplines. One Sunday a month, we feature three new pieces in in a varied mix, chosen from music, dance, film, writing, theater, performance art and the like,each 12 minutes or less.

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.

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.

Main Library
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During the month of June, we asked teens to determine their favorite heroes who have made the leap from print to screen. Find out who won with a free screening of the movie featuring the winning hero.

Glendale Branch
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During the month of June, we asked teens to determine their favorite heroes who have made the leap from print to screen. Find out who won with a free screening of the movie featuring the winning hero.

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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 Mar 02 to Apr 30

Japanese Kites Japanese Kites from the Collection of Scott Skinner Chapman 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.