• 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.

  • The earth laughs in flowers Ralph Waldo Emerson

    These workshops are designed to make your foray into gardening as easy and successful as possible.

  • 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.

  • Taking Place through August 22 All City Library Locations

    Toddlers, kids, teens, and adults can complete challenges and win prizes all summer long! See a librarian to sign up today.

KIDS & FAMILY EVENTS
Glendale Branch
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Join Mad scientists from Mad Science of Greater Salt Lake every Tuesday this summer at the Glendale Branch and build your brains with unique, hands-on science experiences.

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+).

Glendale Branch
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Join Mad scientists from Mad Science of Greater Salt Lake every Tuesday this summer at the Glendale Branch and build your brains with unique, hands-on science experiences.

Main Library Story Room
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Superheroes Wind Tunnel

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

Sprague Branch
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Zoo Mania

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

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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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+).

Glendale Branch
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Yoga for Heroes

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

Chapman Branch
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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.

Main Library Story Room
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Mad Science

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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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Sidewalk Chalk Creations

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

Anderson-Foothill
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Mad Science

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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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Dog Day Afternoons

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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

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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.

Sprague Branch
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Kids and families can head to the front lawn of the Sprague Branch during the Sugar House 4th of July Festival to enjoy crafts and activities from Zaniac and a bounce house sponsored by the Sugar House Chamber. 4th of July themed storytimes from Library staff will also take place at 11am and 2pm.

Glendale Branch
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Glendale Kids Chess Club

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Visit the Glendale Branch every Monday to learn basic moves and advanced strategies while making new friends.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Mad Science

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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

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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

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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

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

Sprague Branch
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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.

Main Library, Library Square
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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.

Anderson-Foothill
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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

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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.

Main Library Auditorium
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Whizgiggle Puppets

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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.

Sprague Branch
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2nd Sunday Crafts

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

Day-Riverside Branch
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STEM Club

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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

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

Glendale Branch
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Whizgiggle Puppets

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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

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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

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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

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

Day-Riverside Branch
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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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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 world of music.

Glendale Branch
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SLC Ballet

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

Chapman Branch
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Fancy Crafts

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The third Saturday of July, August, and September, kids ages 4 and up and their families can take part in a new craft.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Whizgiggle Puppets

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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

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

Sprague Branch
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Whizgiggle Puppets

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

Discovery Gateway, 444 W 100 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
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Whizgiggle Puppets

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

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.

Day-Riverside Branch
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SLC Ballet

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

Glendale Branch
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Mad Science

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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

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

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

Sprague Branch
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SLC Ballet

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

Chapman Branch
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Whizgiggle Puppets

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

Day-Riverside Branch
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Eco Garden Adventures

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

Anderson-Foothill
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Whizgiggle Puppets

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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+).

Main Library Technology Center
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Superhero Medallions

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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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Superhero Storytime

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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

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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

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

Sprague Branch
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Plan B Theatre: Ruff!

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Part of the Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival. Free tickets available at the door only. Run time: 30 minutes

Sprague Branch
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Plan B Theatre: Ruff!

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Part of the Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival. Free tickets available at the door only. Run time: 30 minutes

Anderson-Foothill
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Superhero Storytime

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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

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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

196 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
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Crafty Thursdays at Sweet

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

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Superhero Storytime

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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

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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

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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

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

Day-Riverside Branch
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Superhero Bike Parade

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Celebrate the end of the Super Summer Challenge with a bike parade and activities for all ages.

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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 12 to Jul 31

Elements: Works by Namon Bills Works in collage, painting, and installation by Namon Bills Finch Lane Gallery, 1330 E 100 S, Salt Lake City, UT

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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.