Salt Lake City Public Library - Main

Salt Lake City, Utah  |  210 E. 400 South  |  801 524-8200




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Website: www.slcpl.lib.ut.us/branches/view/main+library

Description: Salt Lake City's Main Library, designed by internationally-acclaimed architect Moshe Safdie, embodies the idea that a library is more than a repository of books and computers; it reflects and engages the city's imagination and aspirations. The building, which opened in February 2003, is double the previous space with 240,000 square feet for more than 500,000 books and other materials, and room for the collection to grow.

Features:
  • All Ages
  • Kid Friendly
  • Open 7 Days
  • Other Locations
  • Outdoor Seating

Hours:
  • Sunday » Open 1:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Monday » Open 9:00am to 9:00pm
  • Tuesday » Open 9:00am to 9:00pm
  • Wednesday » Open 9:00am to 9:00pm
  • Thursday » Open 9:00am to 9:00pm
  • Friday » Open 12:00am to 12:00am
  • Saturday » Open 9:00am to 6:00pm

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SALT LAKE CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY - MAIN


Friday January 30th, 2015 - 10:00 am (25 total times)
"Maurice Sendak: 50 Years, 50 Works, 50 Reasons" is a comprehensive memorial exhibition of 50 selected works by the late author and illustrator Maurice Sendak. This retrospective of original works celebrates the 50th anniversary of the publication of Sendak's universally revered "Where the Wild Things Are." There will be an opening reception, Jan. 17, 2015, at 2 p.m. The exhibit runs Jan. 16-March 8. Visit slcpl.org/sendak for information.
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Friday January 30th, 2015 - 10:00 am (19 total times)
Chinese culture has been fascinating and yet mysterious to many people in the West. Beijing, Xinjiang, and Taipei are the most well-known places in China and are representative of Chinese culture. These photos, taken by unnamed photographers from China, depict the daily life in these cities and provide a bird’s eye view of the lifestyle of Chinese people. Together, the photos show that peace and development bring happiness to the human family. The exhibit runs Jan. 20-Feb. 21, 2015. An opening reception will be held Jan. 20, 7-8:30 p.m.
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