• 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.

  • Diwali, the "Festival of Lights"
    Join The City Library's 13th annual Diwali Celebration

    Diwali, the "Festival of Lights"

    Diwali, the “Festival of Lights," is one of the oldest and most important festivals in India. Join us and enjoy songs and dances associated with various festivals from several of India’s diverse regions.

  • 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.

  • Gene Luen Yang
    What does it mean to be a hero? ... What does it mean to be a saint? Gene Luen Yang

    Gene Luen Yang

    Visit the Main Library on November 6 as we host graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang, author of the two-part Boxers & Saints.

Anderson-Foothill
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Dog Day Afternoons

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Kids can practice reading to a fuzzy friend in a non-threatening environment.

Chapman Branch
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Historias en español

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Cuentos, Canciones, Poesía, Música, Manualidades y mucho más, todo presentado en español.

Chapman Branch
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Calendario Google: Parte 1

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En esta clase, con duración de 2 horas, aprenderá cómo ver, agregar, y arrastrar y soltar eventos de una fecha a otra en el Calendario Google.

Main Library
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Spanish Conversation Club

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Post-beginner Spanish conversation. A short reading or themed questions will guide each session. No sign up required.

Level 4 Conference Room
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The Big Bad Musical

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Watch a 20-minute performance of the Big Bad Musical by the University of Utah Youth Theatre, and participate in a craft led by the play's actors.

Auditorium
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Dhamma Brothers Film Screening

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The City Library, in partnership with Vipassana Meditation as Taught by S.N. Goenka in the Tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin and the Utah Film Center, will screen The Dhamma Brothers.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Calendario Google

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En esta clase, con duración de 2 horas, aprenderá cómo ver, agregar, y arrastrar y soltar eventos de una fecha a otra en el Calendario Google.

Chapman Branch
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The Big Bad Musical

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Watch a 20-minute performance of the Big Bad Musical by the University of Utah Youth Theatre, and participate in a craft led by the play's actors.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Celebrate Día de los Muertos with the whole family at the Day-Riverside Branch. Explore this rich Mexican tradition with interactive altars, pan de muerto, hot chocolate, and sugar skull decorating. The festivities continue with music, dancing, face-painting, crafts, games, an art show by local youth, a photo booth, and so much more!

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Join The City Library's ongoing Goodreads disucssion on Julie Otsuka’s When the Emperor Was Divine, the focus of The Big Read at 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.

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.