• 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.

TEENS EVENTS
Sweet Branch, Meeting Room
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Chess at Sweet

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Chess, the "game of kings," has been played for thousands of years. Isn't it time you learned how to play?

Main Library Canteena, Level 2
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Cupcake Wars

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Using supplies and ingredients provided by Library, teens will have one hour to create the most stunning cupcake creation they can think of. The winner of the competition will take home the title of "The City Library's Best Cupcake Chef".

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Book Buddies Adoption Event

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Come pick out a good book and a great buddy to read it with. Salt Lake County Animal Services will be holding cat and dog adoptions at the Anderson-Foothill Branch.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Kamikaze Girls movie screening

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Join us for a free screening of the Japanese film Kamikaze Girls, and decorate a t-shirt with Japanese characters and symbols using materials provided by the library.

Main Library Auditorium
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A screening of the 2011 movie "Captain America: The First Avenger" which is based on the Marvel Comics Character of the same name. Afterwards, a panel of comic book experts will discuss the film, its comic book characters, and more.

Main Library, Level 4 Conference Room
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Utah Humanities Book Festival

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The City Library will play host to authors Bryan Young, Barry Deutsch, and Matthew Kirby.

Main Library, Level 4 Conference Room
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Prose and the Spoken Word

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Join local author Bryan Young for a monthly series of readings featuring visiting and local authors.

Anderson-Foothill
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Anime and Candy Sushi

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Join us as we screen a variety of anime titles, and make your own delicious candy sushi using ingredients provided by the library.

Main Library Auditorium
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Science Movie Night

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Free film screenings followed by a lively discussion with an expert in the field, presented by the Natural History Museum of Utah in partnership with the Utah Film Center and The City Library.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Game Design with Spy Hop

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Each Wednesday in November, Spy Hop instructors will teach you the basic elements of game design.

Level 4 Conference Room
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Gene Luen Yang

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Visit the Main Library to meet graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang, author of American Born Chinese.

Sprague Branch
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NaNoWriMo for Kids!

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Join the SLCC Community Writing Center (CWC) and the Sprague Branch for a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants approach to novel writing just for kids ages 8-18. We’ll explore techniques for writing 50,000 words in 30 days and attempt to end the month with a finished product.

Main Library Canteena, Level 2
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Magic: The Gathering® at Main

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To learn more about Magic: The Gathering®, grab a friend and head down to the Main Library! Beginners and learners are welcome. Prizes and snacks will be available for participants, and you can meet some new friends and potential opponents.

Level 2, Canteena
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Join us for a discussion on the Julie Otsuka novel When the Emperor Was Divine, The City Library's selection for The Big Read. <br>

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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.