• Thursday, July 28: Big Grams
    Twilight drops her curtain down, and pins it with a star. Lucy Maud Montgomery

    Thursday, July 28: Big Grams

    Download or stream albums from select artists from the 2016 Twilight Concert Series lineup! Thursday, July 28, don't miss headliner Big Grams.

  • 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.

  • He that loves reading has everything within his reach. William Godwin

    Throughout July, all ages can reduce their overdue Library fines simply by reading in any City Library location. For every 10 minutes you read at the Library, $1 in overdue fines will be waived. Get started by checking in with a Library staff member.

  • Concerts by the Creek Wednesdays, 7pm

    Relax at the end of Utah's hot summer days with outdoor concerts in the Anderson-Foothill Branch's amphitheater.

  • Sounds of Summer Thursdays, 7:30pm, Sprague Branch

    Add some music to your Thursday evenings with this summer concert series featuring local bands and musicians.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Music at Main
    I daresay one good concert justifies a week of satisfaction at home. Robert Plant

    Music at Main

    Enjoy weekly live performances in the outdoor amphitheater on Library Plaza. Don't miss local bands and musicians every Wednesday night in July and August.

  • 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.

  • 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!

TEENS EVENTS
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Teen Movie Club

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Enjoy a different movie every second and fourth Monday at the Marmalade Branch.

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Teen Advisory Board Meeting

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

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Teen Advisory Board Meeting

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

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Teen DIY

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

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Teen DIY

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

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Game Club

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

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Portal for Teens

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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.

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Iron Chef Competition

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

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Teen DIY

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

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Teen DIY

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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.

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Teen Movie Night

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

Sprague Branch
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Cyanotype Printing

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

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Mind Sprint Challenge

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

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Teen Advisory Board Meeting

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

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Teen Zone: Video Gaming

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

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Parkour Workshop

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

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Teen DIY

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

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Duct Tape Crafts

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

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Cosplay 101 Workshop

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

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Cyanotype Printing

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

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Teen Movie Club

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Enjoy a different movie every second and fourth Monday at the Marmalade Branch.

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Digital Comic Books

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

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Manga Club

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

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Mind Sprint Challenge

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

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Action Painting

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

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Iron Chef Competition

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

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Chocolate Olympics

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

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Tie Dye T-Shirts

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

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Teen DIY

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

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3D Modeling Workshop

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

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation

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

Anderson-Foothill
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Teen Advisory Board Meeting

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

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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3D Modeling Workshop

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

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Teen Advisory Board Meeting

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

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Video Gaming

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

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Minecraft for Teens

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Play Minecraft with other teens from your neighborhood and work together to collect resources, craft tools, build structures, and preservere over hostile Creepers!

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Banned Book Discussion Group

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Celebrate Banned Books Week (September 25–October 1) with a weekly discussion of banned kids, teens, and adult titles.

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Honey Harvest Celebration

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Come celebrate the end of summer and get a taste of this season’s honey crop!

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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 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

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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. 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.