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Alt Press Fest 2018

2018-10-13 12:00:00 2018-10-13 17:00:00 America/Denver Alt Press Fest 2018 Main Library

Saturday, October 13
12:00pm - 5:00pm

Add to Calendar 2018-10-13 12:00:00 2018-10-13 17:00:00 America/Denver Alt Press Fest 2018 The 10th annual Alt Press Fest showcases Utah's vibrant alternative-press community. Featuring over forty zine creators, unique printing demonstrations, and creative activities for the whole family. Main Library

Main Library

Urban Room

The 10th annual Alt Press Fest showcases Utah's vibrant alternative-press community. Featuring over forty zine creators, unique printing demonstrations, and creative activities for the whole family.

Alt Press Fest is an annual celebration of zines, all forms of alternative press, and the awesome people who create in Salt Lake City. Besides browsing the creator booths, you can also pick up a zine with the CWC's Zine Vending Machine, see demonstrations of gelatin printing, steamroller printing, and try out different creative activities.

A zine is an ephemeral, printed work of art that fully represents its maker. These makers are driven by passion, with no constraints on what they can do and how they can do it. You'll find them with their head buried in a notebook or hunched over a drafting table. You'll find them on their bedroom floor surrounded by scissors, glue, discarded pages, and half-filled sketchbooks. You'll find them standing over a copy machine late at night, months of work finally becoming a finished product.

Alt Press is freedom, creativity, expression, and a little bit of anarchy. It's DIY publishing, where creators have total control of their work from concept to production.

AGE GROUP:   Teens   All Ages   Adults  

EVENT TYPE:   Local Issues   Festivals   Arts & Creativity  

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Main Library

Phone: 801-524-8200

Hours
Mon, Dec 10 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Dec 11 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Dec 12 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Dec 13 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Dec 14 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Dec 15 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Dec 16 1:00PM to 5:00PM


About the library

Salt Lake City's Main Library, designed by internationally-acclaimed architect Moshe Safdie (see related titles in our catalog) in conjunction with VCBO Architecture, opened in February 2003 and remains one of the most architecturally unique structures in Utah. This striking 240,000 square-foot structure houses more than 500,000 books and other materials, yet serves as more than just a repository of books and computers. It reflects and engages the city's imagination and aspirations. The six-story curving, walkable wall embraces the public plaza, with shops and services at ground level, reading galleries above, and a 300-seat auditorium. A multi-level reading area along the glass lens at the southern facade of the building looks out onto the plaza with stunning views of the city and Wasatch Mountains beyond. A roof-top garden, accessible by walking the crescent wall or the elevators, offers a 360 degree view of the Salt Lake Valley. Spiraling fireplaces on four floors resemble a column of flame from the vantage of 200 East and 400 South. The Urban Room between the library and the crescent wall is a space for all seasons, generously endowed with daylight and open to magnificent views.

Upcoming events

Story Room
Thu, Dec 13, 10:00am - 11:00am

Tinker Lab
Thu, Dec 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tinker Lab
Fri, Dec 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
This event is full

Canteena
Fri, Dec 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tinker Lab
Sat, Dec 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Sat, Dec 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Mon, Dec 17, 10:00am - 10:30am

Level 2 Conference Room
Mon, Dec 17, 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Canteena Gallery
Mon, Dec 17, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Tue, Dec 18, 10:00am - 11:00am

Tinker Lab
Tue, Dec 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Auditorium
Tue, Dec 18, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Story Room
Wed, Dec 19, 10:00am - 11:00am

Story Room
Thu, Dec 20, 10:00am - 11:00am

Tinker Lab
Thu, Dec 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tinker Lab
Fri, Dec 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
This event is full

Canteena
Fri, Dec 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Craft Room
Sat, Dec 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Story Room
Wed, Dec 26, 10:00am - 11:00am

Wed, Dec 26, 10:00am - 10:30am

Auditorium
Wed, Dec 26, 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Story Room
Thu, Dec 27, 10:00am - 11:00am

Tinker Lab
Thu, Dec 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Story Room
Fri, Dec 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Tinker Lab
Fri, Dec 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
This event is full

Canteena
Fri, Dec 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Story Room
Mon, Dec 31, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Story Room
Wed, Jan 02, 10:00am - 10:30am

Computer Lab
Wed, Jan 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration opens Wednesday, December 19 2018 at 9:00am

Canteena
Wed, Jan 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Creative Lab
Wed, Jan 02, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration opens Wednesday, December 19 2018 at 9:00am

Story Room
Thu, Jan 03, 10:00am - 10:30am

Tinker Lab
Thu, Jan 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Story Room
Thu, Jan 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Level 2 Conference Room
Thu, Jan 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Story Room
Fri, Jan 04, 10:00am - 11:00am

Fri, Jan 04, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Tinker Lab
Fri, Jan 04, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Canteena
Fri, Jan 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Fri, Jan 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Story Room
Sat, Jan 05, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Canteena
Sat, Jan 05, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Mon, Jan 07, 10:00am - 10:30am

Level 2 Conference Room
Mon, Jan 07, 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Computer Lab
Mon, Jan 07, 5:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration opens Monday, December 24 2018 at 9:00am

Auditorium
Mon, Jan 07, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Tue, Jan 08, 10:00am - 11:00am

Computer Lab
Tue, Jan 08, 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Registration opens Wednesday, December 26 2018 at 9:00am

Tinker Lab
Tue, Jan 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Creative Lab
Tue, Jan 08, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration opens Tuesday, December 25 2018 at 9:00am

Urban Room
Wed, Jan 09, 7:00am - 8:00am

Story Room
Wed, Jan 09, 10:00am - 10:30am

Story Room
Wed, Jan 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Wed, Jan 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration opens Wednesday, December 26 2018 at 9:00am

Wed, Jan 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Creative Lab
Wed, Jan 09, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration opens Wednesday, December 26 2018 at 9:00am

Story Room
Thu, Jan 10, 10:00am - 10:30am

Tinker Lab
Thu, Jan 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Lower Urban Room
Thu, Jan 10, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Story Room
Fri, Jan 11, 10:00am - 11:00am

Tinker Lab
Fri, Jan 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Canteena
Fri, Jan 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Fri, Jan 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

205 E 500 S
Fri, Jan 11, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Story Room
Sat, Jan 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Canteena
Sat, Jan 12, 2:00pm - 4:00pm