• 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.

  • I am either under the radar or over the radar Joan Rivers

    See amazing films that missed a popular release on the big screen. This month, we will be screening local filmmaker Trent Harris' film "The Cement Ball of Earth, Heaven and Hell" (2003, Unrated).

  • 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.

BOOKS & AUTHORS EVENTS
Main Library, Level 4 Conference Room
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Prose and the Spoken Word

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Join local author Bryan Young for a monthly series of readings featuring visiting and local authors.

Finch Lane Gallery, 1320 East 100 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84102
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The faculty reading is the final event of the 2013-2014 Guest Writer Series. Join University of Utah Creative Writing Faculty Katharine Coles, Michael Mejia, Lance Olsen, Jacqueline Osherow, Paisley Rekdal, and Melanie Rae Thon as they read from their latest works.

Main Library Story Room
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Weekend Wiggletime

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Weekends are for wiggling, so drop into the Main Library on Sunday afternoons at 3pm for action-packed, movement-oriented stories.

Main Library, Conference Room E
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Books to Die For

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Book discussion group for crime fiction fanatics.

Sprague Branch
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Seuss Extravaganza

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Dr. Seuss tales and Dr. Seuss crafts! Dr. Seuss whales, kites, kittens, and rafts!<br><br>

Main Library, Children's Library
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Dog Day Afternoons

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Kids can practice reading to a fuzzy friend in a non-threatening environment.

Main Library, Conference Room B
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How to Grow Fresh Air

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Based on the book "How to Grow Fresh Air: 50 House Plants that Purify Your Home or Office" by B.C. Wolverton, Karen Pynes from Cactus & Tropicals will talk about the toxins present in indoor environments and what type of plants specifically remove certain substances.

Anderson-Foothill
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Dog Day Afternoons

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Kids can practice reading to a fuzzy friend in a non-threatening environment.

Chapman Branch
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Historias en Español

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Cuentos, Canciones, Poesía, Música, Manualidades y mucho más, todo presentado en español.

Anderson-Foothill
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First Wednesdays

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Discuss about the latest fiction and nonfiction books.

Chapman Branch
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Beehive Bash!

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Come celebrate the conclusion of the Beehive Book Award Reading Program and redeem your hard-earned invitation to the Beehive Bash Ice Cream Party! Check out the newly-announced winners of the 2014 Beehive Book Award!

Day-Riverside Branch
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Beehive Bash!

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Come celebrate the conclusion of the Beehive Book Award Reading Program and redeem your hard-earned invitation to the Beehive Bash Ice Cream Party! Check out the newly-announced winners of the 2014 Beehive Book Award!

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Beehive Bash!

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Come celebrate the conclusion of the Beehive Book Award Reading Program and redeem your hard-earned invitation to the Beehive Bash Ice Cream Party! Check out the newly-announced winners of the 2014 Beehive Book Award!

Sprague Branch
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Beehive Bash!

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Come celebrate the conclusion of the Beehive Book Award Reading Program and redeem your hard-earned invitation to the Beehive Bash Ice Cream Party! Check out the newly-announced winners of the 2014 Beehive Book Award!

Anderson-Foothill
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Beehive Bash!

126 people like this -

Come celebrate the conclusion of the Beehive Book Award Reading Program and redeem your hard-earned invitation to the Beehive Bash Ice Cream Party! Check out the newly-announced winners of the 2014 Beehive Book Award!

Main Library, Children's Library
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Beehive Bash!

129 people like this -

Come celebrate the conclusion of the Beehive Book Award Reading Program and redeem your hard-earned invitation to the Beehive Bash Ice Cream Party! Check out the newly-announced winners of the 2014 Beehive Book Award!

Day-Riverside Branch
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Mondays are Murder

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Learn about new crime fiction titles and authors.

Main Library, Conference Room A
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Prose and the Spoken Word

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Join local author Bryan Young for a monthly series of readings featuring visiting and local authors.

Chapman Branch
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Dog Day Afternoons

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Kids can practice reading to a fuzzy friend in a non-threatening environment.

Main Library, Special Collections (Level 4)
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Muslim Journeys is a scholar-led reading and discussion program designed to foster opportunities for informed community conversations about the histories, faith, and cultures of Muslims around the world and within the United States. Community members will read select books from contemporary authors, then discuss the works with local experts.

Main Library, Level 4 Conference Room
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Prose and the Spoken Word

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Join local author Bryan Young for a monthly series of readings featuring visiting and local authors.

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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 Apr 01 to Apr 30

Collecting Utah Rocks and Minerals Throughout the month of April, some of the finest specimens of rocks and minerals ever collected in Utah will be on display in Special Collections and in the Children’s Library at the Main Library. Main Library, Children's Library and Special Collections (Level 4)

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From Mar 25 to May 11

Art and Its Various Expressions The exhibitors are 8th and 9th grade students from Syracuse Arts Academy Jr. High. These students receive a comprehensive focus on the arts to demonstrate proficiency through performance. Main Library Canteena, Level 2

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From Mar 03 to Apr 30

The Language of Light Unique, large-scale Photographic Exhibit staged by the Wasatch Camera Club All Locations

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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.