• Edward Lewis Theatre Festival

    On Saturday, February 13, sample some of Salt Lake City’s most vibrant live theatre talent in this celebration of African-American theatre that also encompasses a wide range of social and racial issues.

  • Solidarity: Salt Lake City's Impact on the Refugee Crisis

    Learn about the many challenges facing refugees and how Salt Lake City can help ease the global refugee crisis in a series of events hosted by the Library and the University of Utah's College of Social Work.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Main Library Auditorium
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Savvy Senior Movies

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Join us the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month for our series featuring films about and starring seniors.

Glendale Branch
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LEAP Into Science

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Elementary aged kids can learn the basics of how to be a scientist through inquiry-based after-school workshops, taught for youth, by youth.

Sprague Branch
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CUAC, a non-profit contemporary art organization operating in downtown Salt Lake City, combines forces with The City Library to offer unique, free art workshops for preschoolers and elementary school students.

Multiple Locations
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Amigos y Libros

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Join us for a series of book discussions that provide Spanish speakers the opportunity to engage in thoughtful discussions of books and authors in their native language. Books are chosen from a wide range of subjects and are tailored to the group's preferences.

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Food for Fines

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Donate your non-perishable food items to The City Library to reduce your overdue fines.

Finch Lane Gallery, 1330 E 100 S, Salt Lake City, UT
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Food Fight: Paintings by Tess Cook

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Tess Cook exhibits her latest body of work in the exhibition "Food Fight," an expansion of her previous work, "Delicatessen Delicacy."

Finch Lane Gallery, 1330 E 100 S, Salt Lake City, UT
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"The Yearning Curve" is Grant Fuhst’s recent work that is largely concerned with the longing for a spiritual life and the harsh realities that often collide with such desires.

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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 Jan 15 to Feb 26

Food Fight: Paintings by Tess Cook Tess Cook exhibits her latest body of work in the exhibition "Food Fight," an expansion of her previous work, "Delicatessen Delicacy." Finch Lane Gallery, 1330 E 100 S, Salt Lake City, UT

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From Jan 04 to Mar 01

Artwork by Sasha Katcher Reception: Wed, Jan 13, 6:30-8pm Main Library Children's Gallery

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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.