• Performing, for me, has always been a very inner process Barbra 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.

  • Simple Steps for Starting Your Business
    If Opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. Milton Berle

    Simple Steps for Starting Your Business

    Join Salt Lake SCORE for a workshops that will help you get your start-up off the ground. Participants will meet with business mentors to discuss the steps involved in starting a business, and will learn the keys to success.

  • Money Smart Week
    When it comes to tackling your financial goals, there's no time like the present. Suze Orman

    Money Smart Week

    April 23–30 is Money Smart Week! Learn why it's important to be "money smart" and how you can develop good financial habits

  • Call for Entries
    Marmalade Summer Concert Series

    Call for Entries

    Be a part of the Marmalade Branch’s inaugural Summer Concert Series! The third Friday of each month from June through September, the Library will be highlighting all styles of music on the Marmalade Branch’s outdoor plaza, and is seeking local bands and musicians to perform. Send in your music for consideration by 6pm on Friday, April 30.

  • Call for Entries Deadline: May 18

    Rhythms at Riverside, the Summer Music Series at the Day-Riverside Branch, is gearing up for its fourth 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.

  • Savvy Senior Movies
    Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength. Betty Friedan

    Savvy Senior Movies

    At 2pm on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, the Main Library hosts films about and starring seniors.

KIDS & FAMILY EVENTS
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Money Smart Week for Kids

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Learn why it’s important to be “money smart” and how you can develop good financial habits in this series of workshops hosted by the Library and Zions Bank.

Anderson-Foothill
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Minecraft Tech Club

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

Day-Riverside Branch
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Throughout the month of May, Rose Park Residents are invited to photograph themselves are their favorite locations within Rose Park and upload them to Instagram with the hashtag #ILoveRosePark.

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Code Camp

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Every Monday and Wednesday in May, kids ages 9-12 will be guided through a series of workshops by experts from Code to the Future.

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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 and elementary school students.

Main 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 and elementary school students.

Main Library, Children's Library
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Code Camp

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Every Monday and Wednesday in May, kids ages 9-12 will be guided through a series of workshops by experts from Code to the Future.

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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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Dog Day Afternoons

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

Day-Riverside Branch
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Kids, teens, and families are invited to dust off their sleuthing gear and play the original 1996 computer game Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?.

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Candy Bouquets

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Kids and families will be able to put together their own candy bouquets with provided supplies.

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STEAM Club

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Explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math with hands-on activities focused on a different theme each month.

Day-Riverside Branch
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The Wonder of Wildflowers

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Kids will take part in a wildflower scavenger hunt in the Day-Riverside Branch's Ecogarden, and will plant their own wildflower gardens to take home

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LEAP Into Science

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Elementary aged kids can learn the basics of how to be a scientist through inquiry-based after-school workshops, taught for youth, by youth.

Main Library Technology Center
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Using lessons from Code.org, kids and teens ages 8-15 will find out what coding is and how to make coding commands.

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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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Red Readers Literacy Workshops

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Elementary-aged kids can practice their literacy skills with reading groups and crafts organized by the University of Utah's College of Education.

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Flying Origami

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Kids will learn how to use origami to create a variety of spinning and flying objects in this workshop with Karah Pino.

Main Library Story Room
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LEAP Into Science Family Workshops

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Kids and families can learn about and investigate new concepts each month by working with different materials.

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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Tinker Sessions at Glendale

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Kids and teens ages 10-18 can take part in a hands-on activity centered around a new theme each month.

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.

Chapman Branch
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Zoo Mania

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Kids can see and pet inspiring animals, and check out a great animal book, too.

Sprague Branch
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Library Olympics

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Amateurs and professional athletes alike can compete in javelin throw, balloon tennis, broom hockey, and other olympic-style games.

Marmalade Branch
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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 a Wind Tunnel, which was generously donated by Thanksgiving Point.

Main 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 and elementary school students.

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 preschoolers and elementary school students.

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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.