• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The earth laughs in flowers Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Make your foray into gardening as easy and successful as possible.

TEENS 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.

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 Canteena, Level 2
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Ultimate Villain Minecraft Lair

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Masterminds ages 10-17 will use Minecraft to build the ultimate super villain lair, then trade roles and try their luck at infiltrating the bases of rival super villains.

Glendale Branch
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Nerd Night

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Meet other manga and graphic novel fans for a weekly discussion on your favorite titles, as well as for some team-based computer gaming.

Glendale Branch
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DIY Arts & Crafts

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Each week, teens ages 12-18 can head to the Glendale Branch to take part in a new craft.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Hero Donation Challenge

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Using supplies provided by the Library, teens can create cute toys that will be donated to a local shelter.

Anderson-Foothill
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Hero Donation Challenge

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Using supplies provided by the Library, teens can create cute toys that will be donated to a local shelter.

Glendale Branch
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Ultimate Villain Minecraft Lair

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Masterminds ages 10-17 will use Minecraft to build the ultimate super villain lair, then trade roles and try their luck at infiltrating the bases of rival super villains.

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.

Main Library Canteena, Level 2
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Cosplay 101 Workshop

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Using provided sewing machines, teens can bring in and finish their costumes for cosplay by adding embellishments or finishing touches.

Sprague Branch
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Action Painting!

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Find your inner Jackson Pollock and join us for an outdoor abstract painting project. Completed works will be featured at the Sprague Branch's teen area.

Main Library
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During the month of June, we asked teens to determine their favorite heroes who have made the leap from print to screen. Find out who won with a free screening of the movie featuring the winning hero.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Hero Donation Challenge

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Using supplies provided by the Library, teens can create cute toys that will be donated to a local shelter.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Teen DIY: Cosplay 101 Workshop

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Flex your creativity muscles and learn a variety of new crafts. Every 3rd Thursday of the month, teens can take part in craft workshops with supplies provided by the Library. No registration is required.

Glendale Branch
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During the month of June, we asked teens to determine their favorite heroes who have made the leap from print to screen. Find out who won with a free screening of the movie featuring the winning hero.

Main Library, Urban Room
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Bike the Branches

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Learn about safe urban bike riding from the Bicycle Collective and take part in a group ride.

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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. 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.