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5 free things to do in the Salt Lake City

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The Salt Lake City Library is more than a place to read. Architect Moshe Safdie designed a six-story crescent of concrete and glass with vaulted ceilings. It has a cafe, shops, high-speed Internet connections, art exhibits that turn over every six weeks, film lectures and occasional live music.

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Utah's most-visited landmark, the granite-towered Temple Square in Salt Lake City features the church's sacred temple, one of the world's largest genealogy libraries and spectacular gardens.

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Sarina Ehrgott, marketing director, walks pass the Megan Geckler exhibit at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art.

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Angel Moroni sits atop the Salt Lake Temple in Salt Lake City.

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The $65 million Salt Lake City Library features a roller-coaster look, has a 360-degree view of the city and mountains, and a rooftop garden.

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Utah's internationally acclaimed ski resorts are the main reason people visit Salt Lake City in the winter, but there are plenty of fun, free and interesting things to do in Salt Lake City while in the area and other times of year from visiting Temple Square to touring the unique-looking Salt Lake City Library.
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    • The Salt Lake City Library is more than a place to read. Architect Moshe Safdie designed a six-story crescent of concrete and glass with vaulted ceilings. It has a cafe, shops, high-speed Internet connections, art exhibits that turn over every six weeks, film lectures and occasional live music.
    •  Utah’s most-visited landmark, the granite-towered Temple Square in Salt Lake City features the church’s sacred temple, one of the world’s largest genealogy libraries and spectacular gardens.
    •  Sarina Ehrgott, marketing director, walks pass the Megan Geckler exhibit at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art.
    •  Angel Moroni sits atop the Salt Lake Temple in Salt Lake City.
    •  The $65 million Salt Lake City Library features a roller-coaster look, has a 360-degree view of the city and mountains, and a rooftop garden.
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