Banned Books Discussion Group
Celebrate Banned Books Week with a weekly discussion about banned kids, teen, and adult titles. The Day-Riverside Branch's Banned Book Discussion Group will meet each Tuesday in September.
Performing, for me, has always been a very inner processBarbra 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.
Art Exhibit Call For EntriesSubmission Deadline: October 10
The City Library hosts art exhibitions at all of our locations to expose residents to new art forms and ideas, to foster creativity and inspire curiosity, and to provide exhibition opportunities for the artistic community. 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.
Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party.Herbert Hoover
Learn more about the 2016 elections and sample some political platforms to find out which party aligns most with your values. The City Library and KRCL’s RadioActive will bring together several of Utah's political party leaders to help inform your vote.
First Folio! The Book That Gave Us ShakespeareOn exhibit at the Main Library Oct 8–31
Marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, "First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare" is a nationwide, touring exhibition. The wonderful book in this exhibition, the 1623 First Folio, includes 36 of Shakespeare's plays, 18 of which were originally printed only in the Folio.
A powerful performance will transform everyone in the room.Marina Abramovic
Experience live performance art suitable for all ages and interests. Thirteen local and international artists will fill one of Salt Lake City's most remarkable buildings with thought-provoking pieces that should be experienced live and in-person.
As any small business owner knows, starting a business is not glamorous work.Kevin McCarthy
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.
If Opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.Milton Berle
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.
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.
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 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.