• 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.

  • 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
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Kids Events Happening Every Thursday

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Every week, all year, The City Library hosts events for kids and families, including Book Baby, Preschool Storytimes, Story Night, Wednesday Crafts, and Friday Afternoon Movies. Click here for the full schedule.

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Kids Events Happening Every Friday

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Every week, all year, The City Library hosts events for kids and families, including Book Baby, Preschool Storytimes, Story Night, Wednesday Crafts, and Friday Afternoon Movies. Click here for the full schedule.

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Dog Day Afternoons

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

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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.

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Kids Events Happening Every Monday

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Every week, all year, The City Library hosts events for kids and families, including Book Baby, Preschool Storytimes, Story Night, Cuentame Cuentos, Wednesday Crafts, and Friday Afternoon Movies. Click here for the full schedule.

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Kids Events Happening Every Tuesday

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Every week, all year, The City Library hosts events for kids and families, including Book Baby, Preschool Storytimes, Story Night, Wednesday Crafts, and Friday Afternoon Movies. Click here for the full schedule.

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Celebrate the 160th anniversary of the founding of Sugar House, as well as the 65th anniversary of Sugar Days, a community celebration that in the past included parades, banquets, retail promotions and sales among Sugar House merchants.

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Kids Events Happening Every Wednesday

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Every week, all year, The City Library hosts events for kids and families, including Book Baby, Preschool Storytimes, Story Night, Wednesday Crafts, and Friday Afternoon Movies. Click here for the full schedule.

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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.

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Coloring and Cookies

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The original 150th Anniversary logo, designed ten years ago by artist Paul Heath, is a montage of Sugar House icons that illustrates the colorful history of the community. We will have the logo coloring page and crayons set up in our meeting room for children to color together as a final opportunity to submit entries for the coloring contest.

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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

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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>

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Dog Day Afternoons

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

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Dog Day Afternoons

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

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Historias en Español

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

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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Dewey Crafts

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Explore the Dewey Decimal System this year by making super cool crafts and enjoying treats based on Dewey subjects.

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May Fest Celebration

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Join us for an old-fashioned May Fest! Dance around the Maypole while listening to the Madrigal Mystery Singers, who will sing dressed in Renaissance garb. Plant seeds, pick up a seed packet, or bring your own seeds for our first ever seed exchange. For kids, the fun continues with garden-related stories, crafts and button making. For adults and teens, Dan Potts will give gardening tips, Dan Hoover of the Unity Gardens will let you know how to get involved in community gardening and Frank Whitby, beekeeper extraordinaire, will discuss urban beekeeping with show-and-tell bees!

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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!

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LEAP Into Science: Mirror, Mirror

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Students will learn to differentiate fact from opinion, distinguish between essential and non-essential information, and make inferences from text. These skills are important for science and reading and can be reinforced in fun ways!

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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.