Events for Lectures/Discussions

The Writers at Work 2017 Writers Conference

Join Writers at Work for our annual writers conference. Work on your writing while enjoying the beautiful mountains of Little Cottonwood Canyon and the comforts of the historic Alta Lodge. Claim a seat in one of three workshops with national acclaimed writers: Cristina Garcia (fiction), Kevin Prufer (poetry), and Abigail Thomas (creative non-fiction/memoir). Spaces are filling up fast! Information online http://www.writersatwork.org/wp/


Author Event Christine Seifert

Local author Christine Seifert shares her research in her new book, “Factory Girls: A Kaleidoscopic View of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire.” The tragedy led to the development of safety regulations to protect factory workers.


Author Event Kim Karras

As part of the Authors in the Round workshop series, author Kim Karras presents tips for writing a novel. Learn more: http://slcolibrary.org/authorevents


AC2 - An Intimate Evening with Anderson Cooper & Andy Cohen

Live at the Eccles presents AC2 – AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH ANDERSON COOPER AND ANDY COHEN June 10, 2017 at the Eccles Theater on Main Street in downtown Salt Lake City. ArtTix is the official source for tickets for Live at the Eccles events. For more information and tickets, please visit: http://live-at-the-eccles.com/events/ac2 Join Cooper and Cohen for an unscripted, uncensored and unforgettable night of conversation. The late night talk show host and the journalist, longtime friends, interview each other and take questions from the audience. It's a live, interactive look behind the scenes of pop culture and world events. Anderson Cooper is the multiple Emmy award-winning CNN anchor and correspondent for CBS’ 60 Minutes. He has covered most major news events in the US and around the world for the past 23 years, and his memoir, Dispatches from the Edge, topped the New York Times' Bestseller list. Andy Cohen is an Emmy award-winning host and Executive Producer of “Watch What Happens: Live,” Bravo’s late night, interactive talk show. Cohen is also the Executive Producer of the wildly popular “Real Housewives” series. Cohen has written two New York Times’ Bestsellers: Most Talkative: Stories from the Frontlines of Pop Culture, and The Andy Cohen Diaries: A Deep Look at a Shallow Year. Everyone must have a ticket for admittance to this show - regardless of age.


Teen STEM Camp: Junk Drawer Robotics

Looking for something STEMulating to do this summer? Visit the Salt Lake County Library’s Herriman location on June 12 and 13 from 1 to 4 pm to learn Junk Drawer Robotics. Registration is required; visit your nearest County Library branch to sign up. Learn more about this and other STEM Camps offered this summer: http://slcolibrary.org/teen


Author Event Christine Seifert

Local author Christine Seifert shares her research in her new book, “Factory Girls: A Kaleidoscopic View of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire.” The tragedy led to the development of safety regulations to protect factory workers.


UMOCA Stroller Tour: Pieced/Whole

Explore the artwork of Rona Pondick and Robert Feintuch at UMOCA during this month’s Stroller Tour of "Rona Pondick and Robert Feintuch: Heads, Hands, Feet; Holding, Sleeping, Dreaming, Dying" in the Main Gallery. Designed to ease the anxiety associated with talkative toddlers and crying babies, Stroller Tours offer parents and guardians an opportunity to participate in exhibition-tailored discussions for adults led by museum educators before the doors open to the public. Don’t let worries about the quiet atmosphere of the museum prevent you from engaging with contemporary art with your little ones in tow! To register for the tour email Elly Baldwin at elly.baldwin@utahmoca.org. For more information visit utahmoca.org/stroller-tours or call us at 801.328.4201. (Image: Robert Feintuch, "Over the Hill," 2015. Image courtesy of Sonnabend Gallery, New York, Zevitas/Marcus Gallery, Los Angeles, and the artist.)


It Starts With You Speaker Series

KUER and United Way of Salt Lake have partnered for a three-part speaker series, featuring NPR national reporters and local community members to examine and understand the complex issues that divide us as a country and as a community--racism, bigotry, poverty, and more. These deep-dive community conversations are dedicated to creating better understanding and identifying the many ways each of us, as individuals and from whatever roles we hold in our professional and personal lives, can stand up every day for the values of respect, equality, dignity, and inclusion.


Author Event Judy Baker and Mary Martinez

As part of the Authors in the Round workshop series, authors Judy Baker and Mary Martinez present a workshop on writing a series. Learn more: http://slcolibrary.org/authorevents


Guest Author Josh Hanagarne

Join us Thursday night, August 17th as we welcome author Josh Hanagarne to The Printed Garden to discuss his memoir, The World's Strongest Librarian with an area book club. Although Josh will be visiting our store to discuss his life and work with one of our book clubs, this event is open to the public. “Josh Hanagarne has an astonishing story to tell, and he does so with insight, humor, grace, and wonder. All human beings suffer and struggle. Through the lens of his own miraculous experiences, Mr. Hanagarne illuminates the path to joy and the infinite possibilities of transcendence.” – Melanie Rae Thon, author of Sweet Hearts Other book clubs wishing to attend may do so simply by sending an R.S.V.P. to the store (with your estimated headcount) by way of the Contact tab on the header of our website. We hope you'll join us for what is sure to be a terrific discussion!