Learn about the different ways The City Library is here for you during these challenging times.
SERVICES YOU CAN COUNT ON
Applications are open for a garden bed in The Plot—the Main Library's community garden—from January 5 through February 1! The Plot lets you grow, sow, and share using sustainable gardening practices. Plots are assigned by lottery.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
GARDENING AT THE PLOT
Our Navigators can help connect you to free or low-cost internet service and devices, and help you with basic computer skills and training, including navigating the internet, online privacy and security, and more.
TO USE THIS FREE SERVICE, CALL THE
CITY LIBRARY'S DIGITAL NAVIGATORS AT:
Pick up a new hobby or learn a new skill in the new year! From cooking to coding, bread making to beekeeping, dog training to strength training, make a life change for a happier you!
EXPLORE SELECTED MATERIALS
As a precautionary measure to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, The City Library has paused in-person Express Services and closed all locations to the public. Holds To-Go and Print Services are still available, along with website chat and phone services.
CLOSED TO IN-PERSON SERVICES
When you receive notification that your holds are ready for pickup, you can schedule a 15-minute appointment slot at the branch indicated in your notice. Please ensure your requested appointment matches the branch where your items are being held.
Holds To-Go appointments are available at all Library locations.
MON–SUN* · NOON–6PM
* SUNDAYS AT THE MAIN LIBRARY ONLY
NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY
WALK-UPS / DRIVE-UPS WELCOME
Please note that at this time we do not have any set date for fully reopening. The City Library is following Utah State's official guidelines. The City Library's plan is in accordance with this staged approach.
DRAFT PLAN FOR RETURN TO LIBRARY SERVICES
Stay connected to the nation and the world with news and expert opinion from news bureaus around the globe, and enjoy interactive content, multimedia, and photography that bring the news to life.
NOTE: Patrons must create a user account and be logged in on NYTimes.com in order to utilize the Library's unlimited license.
FREE WITH YOUR CITY LIBRARY CARD!
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 two weeks.
WI-FI HOTSPOTS AVAILABLE FOR CHECKOUT!
Our Librarians can help you find your next book, DVD, or CD, even if you don’t have a specific title in mind!
INTRODUCING A NEW SERVICE FROM THE CITY LIBRARY!
Zoom virtual meetings can accommodate a maximum of 300 people and are available to individuals, groups, organizations, and businesses.
Learning with Rosetta Stone is structured around core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills and also includes focused activities to refine grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and more.
PICK FROM 23 LANGUAGES TO LEARN
You can now submit documents for printing by Library Staff! Send an email with your document attached and include your contact information and print preferences. Documents must be sent to the address corresponding to your desired pick-up location.
NOW OFFERING PRINT SERVICES
During closure, we are offering free 3D printing services for objects that will take less than three hours to print. 3D print jobs will be set up and sent to the printer by Library staff. Please allow up to two weeks for your print to complete. You will be notified via email when it is ready for pickup.
TURN YOUR DIGITAL DESIGNS INTO PHYSICAL OBJECTS WITH OUR 3D PRINTERS
HelpNow offers a comprehensive suite of eLearning tools, including live tutoring, expert writing assistance, collaborative learning, targeted skills building, test prep, and self-study options.
HelpNow also offers live assistance in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application.
DON'T BE AFRAID TO ASK FOR HELP. NOBODY GETS THROUGH SCHOOL ON THEIR OWN.
We have a variety of resources to support Salt Lake City's business community. We can help you start, maintain, and grow your business with powerful online tools. Our librarians can provide tailored 1-on-1 assistance to help you build a business plan or reach new customers.
SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCES
During our COVID-19 closure, you can access Candid's Foundation Directory Online Essential from home. The City Library can also assist you with funding searches directly.
NONPROFIT GRANTSEEKING RESOURCES