A shared meal binds people together. We gather with family and friends over good food — food that caters to all sorts of special dietary needs! This month explore a curated set of cookbooks tailored to those on specialized diets, whether as a lifestyle choice or to treat a medical condition.
EXPLORE SELECTED MATERIALS
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 ENABLES US TO FIND OURSELVES AND LOSE OURSELVES AT THE SAME TIME
Now you can stay connected on the go with a City Library Wi-Fi Hotspot! A Hotspot is a device that lets you connect your computer, smartphone, or tablet to a wi-fi signal. You can place a hold for one of our Hotspots, pick it up at your favorite City Library location, and borrow it for seven days.
WI-FI HOTSPOTS AVAILABLE FOR CHECKOUT!
Diwali, the “Festival of Lights,” is one of the oldest and most important festivals in India. All are welcome to join us in celebration with this program of Indian music and dance performance, presentations, and a ceremonial lighting of diyas — lamps to ward off the darkness and ignorance and to symbolize the victory of good over evil.
SAT, DEC 7
Alphabet Soup is an inclusive, safe, monthly hangout for LGBTQ+ teens and teen allies.
AN LGBTQ+ CLUB FOR TEENS
HUM, The City Library’s free local-music steaming service, has reached 100 albums! This fall, the catalog has been updated with 19 new albums from a diverse group of local artists representing all sorts of genres. Hear for yourself what makes the local music scene so exciting.
LONG LIVE LOCAL MUSIC!
The Salt Lake City Public Library is now an official U.S. passport application acceptance facility. Customers can apply for a U.S. passport and/or passport card.
MAIN LIBRARY, LEVEL 3
The Sprague Branch closed Monday, April 1, 2019 for a full remodel. The Branch will reopen in late 2020. The City Library will continue to serve the Sugar House community at the Sprague Firehouse Express, which opened Sunday, April 28.
SPRAGUE FIREHOUSE EXPRESS
Career Online High School (COHS) offers adults who have not completed high school the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and career certificates online. This program is completely free for students, as scholarships have been provided by The Friends of The Salt Lake City Public Library.
CAREER ONLINE HIGH SCHOOL
The City Library now offers unlimited access to The Salt Lake Tribune’s website, sltrib.com, when accessed via on-site wifi or Desktop PCs. The Tribune has taken down its subscription paywall for patrons at The City Library’s eight locations.
UNLIMITED ACCESS TO THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE!
2018 was a landmark year for The City Library. We marked our 120th anniversary as a library system, implemented our new strategic roadmap, and continued to serve the varied neighborhoods, organizations, and businesses of Salt Lake City with innovative services, events, and programs. Check out this engaging recap of our successful year.
2018 ANNUAL REPORT