• 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.

  • Collect resources, craft tools, and survive the hostile creepers and skeletons

    Explore Minecraft with 15 of your peers! Kids ages 8-12 will meet weekly for eight weeks to create a world from scratch in Minecraft's Survival Mode. Registration is required.

  • Celebrate the Star-Spangled Banner's 200th Anniversary
    O'er the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave Francis Scott Key

    Celebrate the Star-Spangled Banner's 200th Anniversary

    Learn about the lyrics to the national anthem of the United States, which were penned by Francis Scott Key in 1814, and see the true sizes of the Storm Flag and Great Garrison Flag.

  • 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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 Jul 01 to Sep 01

Mexico Then: The Casasola Archive "Mexico Then: The Casasola Archive" is an exhibit about the Mexican Revolution as seen through the camera lens of Agustín Casasola and other photographers working for his photo agency. Day-Riverside Branch

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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.