• Call for Entries Deadline: May 18

    Rhythms at Riverside, the Summer Music Series at the Day-Riverside Branch, is gearing up for its fourth season! Every other Wednesday night this summer, The City Library will highlight all styles of music, especially from the diverse cultures that make up the fabric of Rose Park's community.

  • 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.

  • Performing, for me, has always been a very inner process Barbra 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.

  • Call for Entries
    Marmalade Summer Concert Series

    Call for Entries

    Be a part of the Marmalade Branch’s inaugural Summer Concert Series! The third Friday of each month from June through September, the Library will be highlighting all styles of music on the Marmalade Branch’s outdoor plaza, and is seeking local bands and musicians to perform. Send in your music for consideration by 6pm on Friday, April 30.

  • Money Smart Week
    When it comes to tackling your financial goals, there's no time like the present. Suze Orman

    Money Smart Week

    April 23–30 is Money Smart Week! Learn why it's important to be "money smart" and how you can develop good financial habits

  • Simple Steps for Starting Your Business
    If Opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. Milton Berle

    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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Throughout the month of May, Rose Park Residents are invited to photograph themselves are their favorite locations within Rose Park and upload them to Instagram with the hashtag #ILoveRosePark.

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Middle and high school aged students will be able to take part in a lively, three-part series of classes hosted by the Library and Artes de Mexico en Utah.

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Creative Lab for Teens

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Explore creative technology and learn about new art forms in this weekly series at Marmalade Branch's Creative Lab.

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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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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.

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Wii Gaming

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Take a break with the Day-Riverside Branch’s Wii gaming system each week.

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Kids, teens, and families are invited to dust off their sleuthing gear and play the original 1996 computer game Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?.

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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 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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Using lessons from Code.org, kids and teens ages 8-15 will find out what coding is and how to make coding commands.

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

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Harry Potter Wizard Prom

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Enjoy a magical night of music, dancing, games, and more at Library's first annual Wizard Prom!

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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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Tinker Sessions at Glendale

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Kids and teens ages 10-18 can take part in a hands-on activity centered around a new theme each month.

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Jurassic Super Summer Kickoff

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Celebrate the start of the Super Summer Challenge with dinosaur-themed activities for all ages.

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Chill the Freak Out

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Restore your inner zen after the school year by taking part in a restorative yoga class led by Salt Lake Power Yoga.

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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 Zone Movie Day

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Watch new and old favorites in this weekly film series made just for teens.

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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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Parkour Workshop

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

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Board Gaming

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Take part in tabletop gaming and meet other teens from your neighborhood.

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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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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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Iron Chef Competition

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

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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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Music Video Lab

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Create a music video for your favorite song using provided iPads and a green screen.

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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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Book Zen Garden

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Use an old, discarded book to create a mini zen garden.

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DIY Planters: Part 1

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In this three-part series, you’ll learn how to mix and pour your own concrete planter, paint and personalize your planter, and start growing plants.

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Container Gardening

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Start your own container garden by creating a portable planter.

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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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Safety Pin Bracelets

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Create your own custom bracelet using provided safety pins and other supplies.

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DIY Planters: Part 2

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In this three-part series, you’ll learn how to mix and pour your own concrete planter, paint and personalize your planter, and start growing plants.

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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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Graff Lab Stencil Workshop

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Learn how to create your own street art stencil in this workshop using provided materials.

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DIY Planters: Part 3

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In this three-part series, you’ll learn how to mix and pour your own concrete planter, paint and personalize your planter, and start growing plants.

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Book Bag Decorating

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Decorate a book bag using supplies provided by the Library.

Main Library Technology Center
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3D Modeling Workshop

53 people like this -

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

Chapman Branch
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Safety Pin Bracelets

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Create your own custom bracelet using provided safety pins and other supplies.

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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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Upcycle Challenge

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Turn trash into something beautiful and help reduce waste!

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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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Call of Duty Tournament

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Teens can compete in a double-elimination video game tournament to win accolades and prizes.

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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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Teen Cookie Wars

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Teens can compete individually or as a team to decorate cookies for a randomly chosen theme. The person or team with the best cookie will take home a prize!

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For a Rainy Day

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Design a savings jar for your spare change and cash using provided materials.

Sprague Branch
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Safety Pin Bracelets

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Create your own custom bracelet using provided safety pins and other supplies.

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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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Parkour Workshop

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

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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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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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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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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.

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3D Modeling Workshop

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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.