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UPDATE 3/8/21: STARTING MARCH 15, ALL CITY LIBRARY LOCATIONS REOPENED FOR EXPRESS SERVICES!
The Library moved to the Yellow Stage of our Phased Reopening plan on Monday, March 15. Stop by for 60-minute computer sessions, holds pickup, access to fax/copy machines, and reference assistance. Every open location has designated browsing areas. At the Main Library, Passport Services are also available.
Express Services Hours:
Mon–Thu • 11am–7pm
Fri–Sat • 11am–6pm
Sun • Noon–6pm (Main Library only)
* Please note that Sprague Firehouse Express will not be reopening, but will continue to offer curbside pickup via Holds To-Go.
We're still doing our part to keep everyone safe, so masks are required and social distancing is enforced. If you're not ready to return to the buildings, curbside pickup is still available with Holds To-Go, available at all locations.
UPDATE 11/9/20: THE CITY LIBRARY CLOSED TO IN-PERSON SERVICES
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 services801-524-8200
Mon–Sat · 10am–6pm.
The City Library will begin to consider reopening for Express Services when Utah achieves two weeks of rolling 7-day average positivity testing below 15%.
Salt Lake County residents can apply for library cards online. Due dates for checked-out materials will not change. Items may be returned to any City Library location at the outdoor book drops. As always, no late fees will be charged. For updates, follow us on social media:
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UPDATE 10/8/20: THE CITY LIBRARY IS NOW OFFERING VIRTUAL MEETING SPACE
Zoom virtual meetings can accommodate a maximum of 300 people and are available to individuals, groups, organizations, and businesses. We will help you set up your virtual meetings and provide light tech support. Click here to request your virtual meeting space.
Virtual Meeting Room availabiliity:
Mon–Thu · 10am–8pm
Fri–Sat · 10am–6pm
UPDATE 9/30/20: INTRODUCING BROWSING TO-GO, A NEW SERVICE FROM THE CITY LIBRARY!
With The City Library's new Browsing To-Go service, our Librarians can help you find your next book, DVD, or CD, even if you don't have a specific title in mind!
Write a sentence or two about what you're looking for, or include details like topic, genre, mood, or other titles you have enjoyed.
You can request up to 25 items at a time, and when your request is ready (please allow approximately three days) you can pick up your items curbside at your preferred City Library location via Holds-To-Go!
UPDATE 9/17/20: STARTING SEPTEMBER 21, ALL CITY LIBRARY LOCATIONS WILL REOPEN FOR EXPRESS SERVICES!
The Library will officially move to the Yellow Stage of our Phased Reopening plan on Monday, September 21. Express Services will include 60-minute computer sessions, access to fax/copy machines, holds pickup, and reference assistance. Holds To-Go are still available at all locations.
Express Services Hours:
Mon–Sat · Noon–6pm
Masks or face coverings will be required to enter the buildings, and we ask that you not use the Library if you are experiencing any symptoms associated with COVID-19.
UPDATE 7/20/20: PATRONS CAN NOW SUBMIT DOCUMENTS FOR PRINTING BY LIBRARY STAFF
You can now send an email with an attached document for printing. Include your contact information and print preferences, and email it to the address corresponding to your desired pick-up location. Click here for details.
UPDATE 6/20/20: THE HOLDS TO-GO PROGRAM HAS EXPANDED AND IS NOW AVAILABLE AT ALL LIBRARY LOCATIONS
When you receive notification that your holds are ready for pickup, you can schedule an appointment 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. Click here to schedule a 15-minute appointment slot to pick up your holds.
UPDATE 5/26/20: The City Library has prepared a draft plan for a phased reopening return to library service. Please note that at this time we do not have any set date for fully reopening.
UPDATE 5/11/20: LIBRARIANS ARE NOW AVAILABLE VIA PHONE
Call us to connect with a Librarian who can help you with just about anything! Our research experts are standing by to answer questions about Children and Teen Services, Small Business, Nonprofiits and Grants, Adult Collections, and Health. Ayuda también está disponible en español.
Librarians are available:
Mon–Sat · 10am–6pm