• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Music is what our feelings sound like. Vera Farmiga

    Enjoy this free summer concert series highlighting the styles of music that make up the fabric of Rose Park's community. Concerts will take place at 7pm on select Wednesdays this summer at the Day-Riverside Branch.

  • 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.

  • 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.

SUMMER ADULT EVENTS EVENTS
Sprague Branch
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Origami Workshop

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Learn the art of folding paper into decorative shapes and figures from origami instructor and artist Anh Nguyen.

All Locations
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The Iron Sloth

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Challenge yourself to complete a month-long ironman triathlon.

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 Rooftop
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Rooftop Yoga

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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.

Main Library Amphitheater
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Music at Main

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All ages can enjoy live outdoor performances from local bands and musicians every Wednesday night in July and August.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Rhythms at Riverside

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Enjoy this free summer concert series highlighting the styles of music that make up the fabric of Rose Park's community.

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Sounds of Summer

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

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.

Glendale Branch
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Origami Workshop

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Learn the art of folding paper into decorative shapes and figures from origami instructor and artist Anh Nguyen.

Sprague Branch
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BollyX at the Library

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Get your heart pumping with eclectic music and exhilarating choreography by taking part in BolyX!

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Origami Workshop

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Learn the art of folding paper into decorative shapes and figures from origami instructor and artist Anh Nguyen.

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Bookmaking Workshops

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Learn about the different forms that books can take, then create your own bookish crafts with provided materials in this series of workshops.

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Rhythms at Riverside

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Enjoy this free summer concert series highlighting the styles of music that make up the fabric of Rose Park's community.

Marmalade Branch
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Marmalade Concert Series

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Add some music to your summer evenings by heading to the Marmalade Branch's outdoor plaza for this free concert series.

Main Library Rooftop
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Rooftop Yoga

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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.

Marmalade Branch
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BollyX at the Library

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Get your heart pumping with eclectic music and exhilarating choreography by taking part in BolyX!

Library Square, East Lawn
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Super Summer Cinema Series

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

Marmalade Branch
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Marmalade Concert Series

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Add some music to your summer evenings by heading to the Marmalade Branch's outdoor plaza for this free concert series.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Rhythms at Riverside

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Enjoy this free summer concert series highlighting the styles of music that make up the fabric of Rose Park's community.

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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.