Showcase your music at the Library this summer by submitting an application to perform at Sounds of Summer! This summer music series, hosted at Sugar House's Sprague Branch, is gearing up for another season and will highlight all styles of music. Applications will be available and accepted from May 1–31, 2016.
Call for EntriesDeadline: May 31
Performing, for me, has always been a very inner processBarbra 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.
Vision begins with the eyes, but it truly takes place in the brain.Fei-Fei Li
Become inspired and informed at a series of events featuring TED Talk videos and conversations with your community. Each month, the Marmalade Branch invites all to experience dynamic talks centered around a central theme at TEDxMarmaladeLibrary.
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.
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.
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.
Student Artists: Works by Bryant Middle School Students Reception: Thu, May 5, 6-7pm Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
Nouveau Pastiche: Paintings by Wendy Van de Kamp Reception: Tue, May 10, 6:30-8pm Sprague Branch
Polynesian Art, Craft, and Culture Series Reception: Sat, May 7, 3:30–5pm · Chapman Branch Chapman Branch
Through Her Eyes Photography by Utah Female Photojournalists Main Library, Lower Urban Room Gallery
The Inhabitants of the Salt Lake City Cemetery Illustrations by Claire Taylor Marmalade Branch
Drips, Splashes, and Puddles: Paintings by James Haymond Reception: Thu, May 5, 7-8:30pm Anderson-Foothill
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.