• 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.

  • 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.

  • Celebrate the Star-Spangled Banner's 200th Anniversary
    O'er the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave Francis Scott Key

    Celebrate the Star-Spangled Banner's 200th Anniversary

    Learn about the lyrics to the national anthem of the United States, which were penned by Francis Scott Key in 1814, and see the true sizes of the Storm Flag and Great Garrison Flag.

EVENTS
Day-Riverside Branch
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Celebrate Grandparent’s Day and find out how you can make the most of babysitting your grandpa and grandma through a variety of fun 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 elementary school students(ages 5+).

Main Library, Conference Room E
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Books to Die For

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Book discussion group for crime fiction fanatics.

Day-Riverside 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 (ages 3–5).

Anderson-Foothill
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Celebrate Grandparent’s Day and find out how you can make the most of babysitting your grandpa and grandma through a variety of fun activities.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Mondays are Murder

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Learn about new crime fiction titles and authors.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Celebrate Grandparent’s Day and find out how you can make the most of babysitting your grandpa and grandma through a variety of fun activities.

Chapman Branch
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Celebrate Grandparent’s Day and find out how you can make the most of babysitting your grandpa and grandma through a variety of fun activities.

Anderson-Foothill
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The Amazing Wesleydini

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You won't believe your eyes as kid magician Wesley Barton, aka The Amazing Wesleydini, performs wondrous illusions and tricks to impress magic lovers of all ages. These feats of magic are sure to amaze and delight!

Sprague Branch
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Celebrate Grandparent’s Day and find out how you can make the most of babysitting your grandpa and grandma through a variety of fun activities.

Main Library, Children's Library
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Celebrate Grandparent’s Day and find out how you can make the most of babysitting your grandpa and grandma through a variety of fun activities.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Family Yoga

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Bring the whole family out for a night of moving, stretching and breathing in our Family Yoga program

Main Library Canteena, Level 2
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Cupcake Wars

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Using supplies and ingredients provided by Library, teens will have one hour to create the most stunning cupcake creation they can think of. The winner of the competition will take home the title of "The City Library's Best Cupcake Chef".

Sprague Branch
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Stop by the Sprague Branch during the Sugar House Art Walk to chat with other art lovers, enjoy free refreshments and see our building transformed into something unexpected.

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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.