• Savvy Senior Movies
    Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength. Betty Friedan

    Savvy Senior Movies

    At 2pm on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, the Main Library hosts films about and starring seniors.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • You only need one ray of light to chase all the shadows away. Fredrik Backman, "A Man Called Ove"

    United We Read SLC is an initiative for everyone in Salt Lake County to connect by reading the same book and by sharing their experience with others. Community members are invited to participate in discussions, programs, and events and to contribute to a public collection of stories of kindness—random, intentional, received, and given.

  • 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.

TEENS EVENTS
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Code Club

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part in weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

Marmalade Branch
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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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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 Zone

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The Teen Zone is a space made just for ages 12–18 that is open every Thursday and Friday.

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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.

Main Library Craft Room
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Code Club

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part in weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

Sprague Branch
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Code Club

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part in weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

Marmalade Branch
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Code Club

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part in weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

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Code Club

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

Chapman Branch
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Code Club

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part in weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

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Code Club

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part in weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

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Game Club

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Play various multiplayer games with neighborhood friends, watch fantastic cinematics and trailers, and keep up with gaming news at this weekly get-together.

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Steampunk Tea Party

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Teens are invited to enjoy tea and treats while they take part in a variety of steampunk-themed crafts.

Chapman Branch
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Mad Hatter's Tea Party

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Revelers of all ages are invited to a storytime, hat making session, tea party, and hat parade.

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National Puzzle Day

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Sharpen your brain by challenging yourself to solve jigsaw puzzles of varying difficulty. All are invited to help complete a provided puzzle or to bring their own to put together with friends.

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Teen Advisory Board Meeting

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Help make the Library a better place for teens by taking part in the Teen Advisory Board. This group offers you a space to voice your opinion and shape the direction of teen-oriented Library programming. Snacks and crafts will be available at each meeting.

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Teen Advisory Board Meeting

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Help make the Library a better place for teens by taking part in the Teen Advisory Board. This group offers you a space to voice your opinion and shape the direction of teen-oriented Library programming. Snacks and crafts will be available at each meeting.

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Celebrate Matilda at Glendale

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Celebrate the premier of Matilda the Musical at Broadway at the Eccles by taking part in activities and events all month long.

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Adventurers’ Guild for Teens

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Tweens and teens ages 11–18 can enjoy tabletop roleplaying games in genres ranging from epic fantasy to futuristic science-fiction.

Marmalade Branch
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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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Teen Night

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Enjoy movies, gaming, and a variety of other activities every Friday at the Main Library Canteena. Snacks will be provided.

Chapman Branch
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Makers and Movies at Chapman

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Kids, teens, and adults can enjoy seasonal crafts and film screenings the first Saturday of each month.

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Anti-Valentine's Day Party

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Escape the flowers, hearts, and PDA and hang out with other neighborhood teens in a celebration of singlehood and self-appreciation. Party with treats, crafts, and a movie screening.

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Love Yourself Workout

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Treat yourself to a simple, no-contact, martial arts-inspired workout that will leave you feeling empowered.

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Make yourself some sweet candy sushi and help the Library plan a Hunger Games-themed Geek Prom for 2017. This Teen Advisory Board meeting is open to any teen who is interested in shaping the direction of teen-oriented Library programming.

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I Can Be a Graphic Designer

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Explore a variety of careers and learn what it takes to land a job in each one. One Thursday a month, teens will be able to meet with a professional in a new field and learn about the skills each field requires through hands-on activities.

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West High Musical Showcase

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Enjoy live performances from a variety of young vocalists and musicians. Watch as students from West High School’s Music Theory class showcase their talents.

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Design and create custom magnets for the Library and for yourself, and help plan the Library’s upcoming Hunger Games-themed Geek Prom and Super Summer Challenge program. This Teen Advisory Board meeting is open to any teen who is interested in shaping the direction of teen-oriented Library programming.

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I Can Be a 3D Artist

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Explore a variety of careers and learn what it takes to land a job in each one. One Thursday a month, teens will be able to meet with a professional in a new field and learn about the skills each field requires through hands-on activities.

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Create a custom vinyl decal using the Library’s Cricut machine and help the Library become a better place for teens. This Teen Advisory Board meeting is open to any teen who is interested in shaping the direction of teen-oriented Library programming.

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I Can Be a Crossfit Trainer

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Explore a variety of careers and learn what it takes to land a job in each one. One Thursday a month, teens will be able to meet with a professional in a new field and learn about the skills each field requires through hands-on activities.

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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.