• Rooftop Yoga
    Inhale the future, exhale the past.

    Rooftop Yoga

    Join The City Library and Salt Lake Power Yoga for a series of free community yoga classes that are perfect for all ages and levels of expertise. Yoga classes will be offered two times each month May through September: a sunrise class on the second Friday of each month, and an evening class on the fourth Tuesday of each month.

  • Simple Steps for Starting Your Business
    As any small business owner knows, starting a business is not glamorous work. Kevin McCarthy

    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.

  • 12 Minutes Max
    Performing, for me, has always been a very inner process Barbra Streisand

    12 Minutes Max

    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.

  • Every time I go to a movie, it's magic, no matter what the movie's about. Steven Spielberg

    Bring the whole family to the east lawn of Library Square at dusk to enjoy this free film series!

  • Vision begins with the eyes, but it truly takes place in the brain. Fei-Fei Li

    Become inspired and informed at a series of events featuring TED Talk videos and conversations with your community. Each month, the Marmalade Branch invites all to experience dynamic talks centered around a central theme at TEDxMarmaladeLibrary.

  • Music is what our feelings sound like. Vera Farmiga

    Enjoy this free summer concert series highlighting the styles of music that make up the fabric of Rose Park's community. Concerts will take place at 7pm on select Wednesdays this summer at the Day-Riverside Branch.

  • Marmalade Summer Concert Series

    Add some music to your summer evenings by heading to the Marmalade Branch's outdoor plaza for this free concert series, taking place on select Thursdays from June through August.

  • Sustaining Your Small Business
    If Opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. Milton Berle

    Sustaining Your Small Business

    Join the Library and experts from Salt Lake SCORE to explore topics related to business ownership. In May, find out how marketing yourself and managing your personal brand can help you build a dedicated client and fan base.

TEENS EVENTS
All Locations
close/open

Notebook Drive

1,497 people like this -

Donate your new or used notebooks to any Library location.

Marmalade Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Safety Pin Bracelets

153 people like this -

Create your own custom bracelet using provided safety pins and other supplies.

Marmalade Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

818 people like this -

Help make the Library a better place for you and other teens by participating in the Teen Advisory Board

Day-Riverside Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

2,488 people like this -

Help make the Library a better place for you and other teens by participating in the Teen Advisory Board

Anderson-Foothill
close/open

Teen DIY

816 people like this -

Each week, teens can take part in creative workshops with supplies provided by the Library.

Marmalade Branch
close/open

Teen DIY

783 people like this -

Each week, teens can take part in creative workshops with supplies provided by the Library.

Glendale Branch
close/open

Game Club

29,544 people like this -

Discuss your favorite manga titles with other local manga fans, and take part in tabletop and video gaming.

Glendale Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Portal for Teens

1,354 people like this -

Tweens and teens ages 10–18 can work individually and as part of a team to solve puzzles and work through obstacles on the brain-teasing video game Portal.

Glendale Branch
Featured Event
close/open

DIY Planters: Part 2

162 people like this -

In this three-part series, you’ll learn how to mix and pour your own concrete planter, paint and personalize your planter, and start growing plants.

Glendale Branch
close/open

Teen DIY

431 people like this -

Every Thursday, teens can take part in a new craft with supplies provided by the Library.

Day-Riverside Branch
close/open

Teen DIY

12,306 people like this -

Flex your creativity and learn a variety of new crafts. Each week, teens can take part in creative workshops with supplies provided by the Library.

Main Library Canteena, Level 2
close/open

Teen Movie Night

7,397 people like this -

Enjoy a different film every Thursday at the Main Library Canteena. This weekly film screening is open to all teens.

Day-Riverside Branch
close/open

Teen Zone: Video Gaming

9,161 people like this -

Take a break with local teens and the Day-Riverside Branch’s gaming systems each week.

Main Library Canteena, Level 2
Featured Event
close/open

Iron Chef Competition

177 people like this -

Compete for the title of Library Iron Chef and for a prize!

Day-Riverside Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Graff Lab Stencil Workshop

152 people like this -

Learn how to create your own street art stencil in this workshop using provided materials.

Glendale Branch
Featured Event
close/open

DIY Planters: Part 3

152 people like this -

In this three-part series, you’ll learn how to mix and pour your own concrete planter, paint and personalize your planter, and start growing plants.

Sprague Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Book Bag Decorating

160 people like this -

Decorate a book bag using supplies provided by the Library.

Day-Riverside Branch
close/open

Manga Club

3,631 people like this -

Discuss your favorite Manga and Anime titles, learn some new art skills, and meet other Manga fans.

Main Library Urban Room and Auditorium
Featured Event
close/open

Bastille Day Celebration

95 people like this -

Celebrate French National Day with the Library and L’Alliance Française de Salt Lake City.

Main Library Technology Center
Featured Event
close/open

3D Modeling Workshop

169 people like this -

Learn how to use the Library’s 3D modeling software to create a keychain or other small item.

Chapman Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Safety Pin Bracelets

156 people like this -

Create your own custom bracelet using provided safety pins and other supplies.

Glendale Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Mind Sprint Challenge

163 people like this -

Meet other teens and work together to solve a series of STEAM-centric challenges.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Mind Sprint Challenge

154 people like this -

Meet other teens and work together to solve a series of STEAM-centric challenges.

Anderson-Foothill
Featured Event
close/open

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

506 people like this -

Each month, teens will be given the space to voice their opinion and shape the direction of teen-oriented Library programming.

Main Library Auditorium
Featured Event
close/open

Small Press Panel

156 people like this -

Find out how independently-created magazines, journals, and zines are made from those involved in alternative press.

Main Library Canteena, Level 2
Featured Event
close/open

Upcycle Challenge

179 people like this -

Turn trash into something beautiful and help reduce waste!

Main Library Urban Room
Featured Event
close/open

Alt Press Fest

16,895 people like this -

The City Library’s eighth annual Alt Press Fest will celebrate zines, all forms of alternative press, and the awesome people who create it in Salt Lake City.

Day-Riverside Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Call of Duty Tournament

154 people like this -

Teens can compete in a double-elimination video game tournament to win accolades and prizes.

Marmalade Branch
Featured Event
close/open

3D Modeling Workshop

148 people like this -

Learn how to use the Library’s 3D modeling software to create a keychain or other small item.

Day-Riverside Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Teen Cookie Wars

140 people like this -

Teens can compete individually or as a team to decorate cookies for a randomly chosen theme. The person or team with the best cookie will take home a prize!

Main Library Canteena, Level 2
Featured Event
close/open

For a Rainy Day

171 people like this -

Design a savings jar for your spare change and cash using provided materials.

Sprague Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Safety Pin Bracelets

159 people like this -

Create your own custom bracelet using provided safety pins and other supplies.

Glendale Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Iron Chef Competition

34 people like this -

Compete for the title of Library Iron Chef and for a prize!

Sprague Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Cyanotype Printing

140 people like this -

Create your own cyanotype print using provided materials in this workshop.

Marmalade Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Mind Sprint Challenge

145 people like this -

Meet other teens and work together to solve a series of STEAM-centric challenges.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

164 people like this -

Help make the Library a better place for you and other teens by participating in the Teen Advisory Board

Main Library, Library Square
Featured Event
close/open

Parkour Workshop

164 people like this -

Learn about the basics of this parkour and safety tips from local parkour athletes.

Main Library Canteena, Level 2
Featured Event
close/open

Duct Tape Crafts

169 people like this -

Create a wallet, bowtie, or other object using provided duct tape.

Day-Riverside Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Cosplay 101 Workshop

141 people like this -

Using provided sewing machines, fabric paint, and other supplies, teens and bring in and add finishing touches to their cosplay looks.

Marmalade Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Cyanotype Printing

149 people like this -

Create your own cyanotype print using provided materials in this workshop.

Glendale Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Digital Comic Books

144 people like this -

Write, create, and star in your own comic book using iPads provided by the Library.

Main Library Canteena, Level 2
Featured Event
close/open

Mind Sprint Challenge

158 people like this -

Meet other teens and work together to solve a series of STEAM-centric challenges.

Sprague Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Action Painting

150 people like this -

Find your inner Jackson Pollock and help create an outdoor abstract painting project.

Marmalade Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Iron Chef Competition

140 people like this -

Compete for the title of Library Iron Chef and for a prize!

Glendale Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Chocolate Olympics

124 people like this -

Get your taste buds and fine motor skills ready for the Summer Olympics by taking part in this chocolate and Olympic-themed competition.

Day-Riverside Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Tie Dye T-Shirts

152 people like this -

Create your own tie dye shirt using materials provided by the Library.

Anderson-Foothill
Featured Event
close/open

3D Modeling Workshop

131 people like this -

Learn how to use the Library’s 3D modeling software to create a keychain or other small item.

Main Library Technology Center
Featured Event
close/open

How I Spent My Summer Vacation

166 people like this -

Teens can use provided equipment, software, and a green screen to find creative ways to commemorate their summer.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
Featured Event
close/open

3D Modeling Workshop

156 people like this -

Learn how to use the Library’s 3D modeling software to create a keychain or other small item.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
Featured Event
close/open

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

30 people like this -

Help make the Library a better place for you and other teens by participating in the Teen Advisory Board

Description image
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 18 to Aug 12

Explore Space: A Cosmic Journey See how space exploration and research help us understand humanity's origin in this interactive exhibit featuring research from NASA and the National Science Foundation. Glendale Branch

1,145 people like this -

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.