• 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.

  • Sat, May 30 1–4pm Library Square

    Celebrate the start of The City Library’s Super Summer Challenge with superhero related activities for all ages! The Super Summer Challenge takes place May 30 through August 22, and participants can sign up at the kick-off or at any time at their favorite Library location.

  • 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.

KIDS & FAMILY EVENTS
Anderson-Foothill
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LEGO® at the Library

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LEGO® bricks will be provided for kids to dream up imaginative creations based around a new theme each month. At the end of the hour, creations will be displayed and the children invited to explain their projects.

Glendale Branch
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Minecraft Tech Club

844 people like this -

Explore Minecraft with 10 of your peers while improving your creative, collaborative, and problem-solving skills.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Family Yoga

4,849 people like this -

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

Children's Library Craft Room
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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) and elementary school students (ages 5+).

Children's Library Craft Room
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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) and elementary school students (ages 5+).

Chapman Branch
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LEGO® at the Library

2,990 people like this -

LEGO® bricks will be provided for kids to dream up imaginative creations based around a new theme each month. At the end of the hour, creations will be displayed and the children invited to explain their projects.

Main Library, Library Sqaure
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Celebrate the start of the Kids, Teen, and Adult Super Summer Challenge with a superhero training camp featuring activities for all ages!

Main Library Story Room
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Superheroes Wind Tunnel

136 people like this -

Kids and their families can experiment with the power of the wind as they create devices and watch them fly in our wind tunnel.

Children's Library Craft Room
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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) and elementary school students (ages 5+).

Anderson-Foothill
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Dog Day Afternoons

41,539 people like this -

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

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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LEGO® at the Library

495 people like this -

LEGO® bricks will be provided for kids to dream up imaginative creations based around a new theme each month. At the end of the hour, creations will be displayed and the children invited to explain their projects.

Anderson-Foothill
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Zoo Mania

123 people like this -

Learn about inspiring animals that have save the day and their human companions.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Magic with Paul Brewer

148 people like this -

Kids and families will enjoy an engaging and entertaining magic show by Utah's top magical entertainer, Paul Brewer.

Main Library Auditorium
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Magic with Paul Brewer

125 people like this -

Kids and families will enjoy an engaging and entertaining magic show by Utah's top magical entertainer, Paul Brewer.

Main Library Craft Room
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Preschool LEAP Into Science!

181 people like this -

Learn about science through a series of engaging, hands-on workshops. Each week, kids ages 3-5 will learn different concepts through play and activities put together specifically for young learners.

Day-Riverside Branch
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STEM Club

132 people like this -

Learn STEM principles in a fun and engaging way. Kids will participate in simple competitions and projects that incorporate science, technology, engineering, and math.

Glendale Branch
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Magic with Paul Brewer

111 people like this -

Kids and families will enjoy an engaging and entertaining magic show by Utah's top magical entertainer, Paul Brewer.

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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Crafty Thursdays at Sweet

138 people like this -

Join us the second Thursday of each month to participate in super projects.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Sidewalk Chalk Creations

120 people like this -

Use your imagination and ideas from picture books to decorate the back patio of the Day-Riverside Branch.

Sprague Branch
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LEGO® at the Library

881 people like this -

LEGO® bricks will be provided for kids to dream up imaginative creations based around a new theme each month. At the end of the hour, creations will be displayed and the children invited to explain their projects.

Main Library, Library Square
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Super Summer Cinema Series

534 people like this -

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.

Main Library, Children's Library
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What adventures could you have in the library at night? Drop off your stuffed animal, doll, or other toy and they can find out for you!

Main Library
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LEGO® at the Library

1,232 people like this -

LEGO® bricks will be provided for kids to dream up imaginative creations based around a new theme each month. At the end of the hour, creations will be displayed and the children invited to explain their projects.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Superhero Medallions

123 people like this -

Kids ages 8-12 can make their own superhero medallions using the Library's 3D modeling software and printer.

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.

Sprague Branch
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2nd Sunday Crafts

2,613 people like this -

Preschoolers and elementary aged kids can enjoy crafting the second Sunday of each month.

Main Library Craft Room
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Preschool LEAP Into Science!

135 people like this -

Learn about science through a series of engaging, hands-on workshops. Each week, kids ages 3-5 will learn different concepts through play and activities put together specifically for young learners.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Zoo Mania

184 people like this -

Learn about inspiring animals that have save the day and their human companions.

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.

Chapman Branch
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Once a month in June, July, and August, the the Utah State University Extension Service will present food demonstrations designed for kids ages 4 and up and their caregivers.

Glendale Branch
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Zoo Mania

106 people like this -

Learn about inspiring animals that have save the day and their human companions.

Glendale Branch
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Yoga for Heroes

111 people like this -

Kids and families and improve their strength, balance, and flexibility with this fast-paced yoga class.

Chapman Branch
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Magic with Paul Brewer

103 people like this -

Kids and families will enjoy an engaging and entertaining magic show by Utah's top magical entertainer, Paul Brewer.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Whole-Book Storytime

134 people like this -

Kids ages 3-7 and their grownups will learn to "read" every part of a picture book, including the cover, end papers, illustrations, and more.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Zumba for Kids

105 people like this -

Dance and wiggle in this 45-minute Zumba class led by licensed Zumba instructor Candace Larson.

Day-Riverside Branch
Featured Event
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LEGO® at the Library

923 people like this -

LEGO® bricks will be provided for kids to dream up imaginative creations based around a new theme each month. At the end of the hour, creations will be displayed and the children invited to explain their projects.

Glendale Branch
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Notations

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Join us as we celebrate the Glendale Branch's new piano with Notations, a monthly musical series featuring performances by local musicians, an open mic session, and a lecture that explores the word of music.

Sprague Branch
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Randel McGee and Groark

119 people like this -

Randel McGee and Groark are an internationally acclaimed comedy storytelling duo! Their shows are a lively combination of fast paced comedy, hilarious storytelling, and memorable melodies that literally have people laughing for days!

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Zoo Mania

127 people like this -

Learn about inspiring animals that have save the day and their human companions.

Main Library, Level 4 Conference Room
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Randel McGee and Groark

113 people like this -

Randel McGee and Groark are an internationally acclaimed comedy storytelling duo! Their shows are a lively combination of fast paced comedy, hilarious storytelling, and memorable melodies that literally have people laughing for days!

Chapman Branch
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Dog Day Afternoons

3,688 people like this -

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

Glendale Branch
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Randel McGee and Groark

101 people like this -

Randel McGee and Groark are an internationally acclaimed comedy storytelling duo! Their shows are a lively combination of fast paced comedy, hilarious storytelling, and memorable melodies that literally have people laughing for days!

Main Library Craft Room
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Preschool LEAP Into Science!

147 people like this -

Learn about science through a series of engaging, hands-on workshops. Each week, kids ages 3-5 will learn different concepts through play and activities put together specifically for young learners.

Main Library, Computer Lab
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Superhero Medallions

123 people like this -

Kids ages 8-12 can make their own superhero medallions using the Library's 3D modeling software and printer.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Children's Book Hour

98 people like this -

Join us for this new book club, where we'll read and compare picture books together to discover elements of story and common themes.

Chapman Branch
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Zoo Mania

107 people like this -

Learn about inspiring animals that have save the day and their human companions.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Eco Garden Adventures

108 people like this -

Kids will be led on an adventure using toolboxes from the Museum of Natural History.

Glendale Branch
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Will it Waffle?

27 people like this -

Test and taste a variety of potential waffle ideas. Registration for this event is required.

Main Library Story Room
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Zoo Mania

113 people like this -

Learn about inspiring animals that have save the day and their human companions.

Sprague Branch
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Magic with Paul Brewer

97 people like this -

Kids and families will enjoy an engaging and entertaining magic show by Utah's top magical entertainer, Paul Brewer.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Magic with Paul Brewer

122 people like this -

Kids and families will enjoy an engaging and entertaining magic show by Utah's top magical entertainer, Paul Brewer.

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.

Anderson-Foothill
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Magic with Paul Brewer

133 people like this -

Kids and families will enjoy an engaging and entertaining magic show by Utah's top magical entertainer, Paul Brewer.

Main Library Craft Room
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Preschool LEAP Into Science!

196 people like this -

Learn about science through a series of engaging, hands-on workshops. Each week, kids ages 3-5 will learn different concepts through play and activities put together specifically for young learners.

Glendale Branch
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Superhero Medallions

113 people like this -

Kids ages 8-12 can make their own superhero medallions using the Library's 3D modeling software and printer.

Sprague Branch
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Zoo Mania

102 people like this -

Learn about inspiring animals that have save the day and their human companions.

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
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Mad Science

117 people like this -

Mad Science will show you experiments from the heroes of science and the amazing discoveries they made that we use today.

Anderson-Foothill
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Mad Science

138 people like this -

Mad Science will show you experiments from the heroes of science and the amazing discoveries they made that we use today.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Mad Science

106 people like this -

Mad Science will show you experiments from the heroes of science and the amazing discoveries they made that we use today.

Children's Library Craft Room
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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) and elementary school students (ages 5+).

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Mad Science

95 people like this -

Mad Science will show you experiments from the heroes of science and the amazing discoveries they made that we use today.

Chapman Branch
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Mad Science

102 people like this -

Mad Science will show you experiments from the heroes of science and the amazing discoveries they made that we use today.

Children's Library Craft Room
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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) and elementary school students (ages 5+).

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Crafty Thursdays at Sweet

117 people like this -

Join us the second Thursday of each month to participate in super projects.

Anderson-Foothill
Featured Event
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What adventures could you have in the library at night? Drop off your stuffed animal, doll, or other toy and they can find out for you!

Main Library Auditorium
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Whizgiggle Puppets

112 people like this -

Watch The City Library's Whizgiggle Puppets as they present the Summer of the Superhero!

Glendale 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.

Day-Riverside Branch
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STEM Club

116 people like this -

Learn STEM principles in a fun and engaging way. Kids will participate in simple competitions and projects that incorporate science, technology, engineering, and math.

Chapman Branch
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SLC Ballet

90 people like this -

Kids can enjoy a short dance class and performance from SLC Ballet.

Glendale Branch
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Whizgiggle Puppets

100 people like this -

Watch The City Library's Whizgiggle Puppets as they present the Summer of the Superhero!

Chapman Branch
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Once a month in June, July, and August, the the Utah State University Extension Service will present food demonstrations designed for kids ages 4 and up and their caregivers.

Sprague Branch
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Mad Science

88 people like this -

Mad Science will show you experiments from the heroes of science and the amazing discoveries they made that we use today.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Whole-Book Storytime

138 people like this -

Kids ages 3-7 and their grownups will learn to "read" every part of a picture book, including the cover, end papers, illustrations, and more.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Zumba for Kids

110 people like this -

Dance and wiggle in this 45-minute Zumba class led by licensed Zumba instructor Candace Larson.

Glendale Branch
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SLC Ballet

107 people like this -

Kids can enjoy a short dance class and performance from SLC Ballet.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Whizgiggle Puppets

109 people like this -

Watch The City Library's Whizgiggle Puppets as they present the Summer of the Superhero!

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Whizgiggle Puppets

111 people like this -

Watch The City Library's Whizgiggle Puppets as they present the Summer of the Superhero!

Sprague Branch
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Whizgiggle Puppets

100 people like this -

Watch The City Library's Whizgiggle Puppets as they present the Summer of the Superhero!

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Whizgiggle Puppets

97 people like this -

Watch The City Library's Whizgiggle Puppets as they present the Summer of the Superhero!

Day-Riverside Branch
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SLC Ballet

105 people like this -

Kids can enjoy a short dance class and performance from SLC Ballet.

Glendale Branch
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Mad Science

104 people like this -

Mad Science will show you experiments from the heroes of science and the amazing discoveries they made that we use today.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Children's Book Hour

113 people like this -

Join us for this new book club, where we'll read and compare picture books together to discover elements of story and common themes.

Sprague Branch
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SLC Ballet

115 people like this -

Kids can enjoy a short dance class and performance from SLC Ballet.

Chapman Branch
close/open

Whizgiggle Puppets

113 people like this -

Watch The City Library's Whizgiggle Puppets as they present the Summer of the Superhero!

Day-Riverside Branch
close/open

Eco Garden Adventures

104 people like this -

Kids will be led on an adventure using toolboxes from the Museum of Natural History.

Anderson-Foothill
close/open

Whizgiggle Puppets

119 people like this -

Watch The City Library's Whizgiggle Puppets as they present the Summer of the Superhero!

Children's Library Craft Room
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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) and elementary school students (ages 5+).

Sprague Branch
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Superhero Storytime

107 people like this -

Dress up as your favorite superhero and join us for a high-flying adventure full of spectacular stories, songs, and other fantastic fun.

Children's Library Craft Room
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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) and elementary school students (ages 5+).

Chapman Branch
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Superhero Storytime

101 people like this -

Dress up as your favorite superhero and join us for a high-flying adventure full of spectacular stories, songs, and other fantastic fun.

Glendale Branch
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Superhero Storytime

97 people like this -

Dress up as your favorite superhero and join us for a high-flying adventure full of spectacular stories, songs, and other fantastic fun.

Anderson-Foothill
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Superhero Storytime

109 people like this -

Dress up as your favorite superhero and join us for a high-flying adventure full of spectacular stories, songs, and other fantastic fun.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Superhero Storytime

95 people like this -

Dress up as your favorite superhero and join us for a high-flying adventure full of spectacular stories, songs, and other fantastic fun.

Day-Riverside Branch
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STEM Club

124 people like this -

Learn STEM principles in a fun and engaging way. Kids will participate in simple competitions and projects that incorporate science, technology, engineering, and math.

Chapman Branch
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Once a month in June, July, and August, the the Utah State University Extension Service will present food demonstrations designed for kids ages 4 and up and their caregivers.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
close/open

Crafty Thursdays at Sweet

125 people like this -

Join us the second Thursday of each month to participate in super projects.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Superhero Storytime

102 people like this -

Dress up as your favorite superhero and join us for a high-flying adventure full of spectacular stories, songs, and other fantastic fun.

Main Library
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Superhero Storytime

102 people like this -

Dress up as your favorite superhero and join us for a high-flying adventure full of spectacular stories, songs, and other fantastic fun.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Whole-Book Storytime

131 people like this -

Kids ages 3-7 and their grownups will learn to "read" every part of a picture book, including the cover, end papers, illustrations, and more.

Day-Riverside Branch
close/open

Zumba for Kids

91 people like this -

Dance and wiggle in this 45-minute Zumba class led by licensed Zumba instructor Candace Larson.

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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. 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.



RHYTHMS AT RIVERSIDE CALL FOR ENTRIES

Rhythms at Riverside, the Summer Music Series at Rose Park's Day-Riverside Branch, is gearing up for its third 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. Applications will be accepted through May 27, 2015.