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Totally Tweens! Graphic Novel Club

2022-08-10 16:00:00 2022-08-10 17:00:00 America/Denver Totally Tweens! Graphic Novel Club Monthly Graphic Novel Club for Tweens with Trivia, Crafts, and Snacks! Marmalade Branch

Wednesday, August 10
4:00pm - 5:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-08-10 16:00:00 2022-08-10 17:00:00 America/Denver Totally Tweens! Graphic Novel Club Monthly Graphic Novel Club for Tweens with Trivia, Crafts, and Snacks! Marmalade Branch

Marmalade Branch

Children's Area

Monthly Graphic Novel Club for Tweens with Trivia, Crafts, and Snacks!

Each month, tweens ages 8–12 can stop by the Marmalade branch to borrow a copy of that month's graphic novel.

At the event, a Librarian will lead a game of trivia followed by a casual discussion about the book and a crafting activity. Snacks will be provided.

The club meets in the Children's area of the Marmalade Branch, the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 4-5pm

Upcoming Books

Wednesday, July 13 · Tidesong by Wendy Xu

Wednesday, August 10 · Twins by Johnson, Varian

Wednesday, September 14 · When Stars are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed

Wednesday, October 12 · Doodleville by Chad Shell

Wednesday, November 9 · The Aquanaut by Dan Santat

AGE GROUP: | Tweens | Kids |

EVENT TYPE: | Book Clubs | Arts & Creativity |

Marmalade Branch

Phone: 801-594-8680

Mon, Aug 08 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Aug 09 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Aug 10 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Aug 11 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Aug 12 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Aug 13 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Aug 14 Closed

About the branch

The Salt Lake City Public Library's Marmalade Branch is the anchor of a mixed-use project developed as a key part of the Redevelopment Agency (RDA) of Salt Lake City's master plan for the Marmalade/West Capitol Hill area of the city. The neighborhood serves as a gateway to Salt Lake City from the north, and the Marmalade Branch is both a hub for neighborhood gatherings and an important welcome for visitors, highlighting a focus on development in the area. On-street parking is available on 500 North and 300 West, and UTA routes offer service with stops immediately in front of the Library on 300 West.

The two-story Marmalade Branch, designed by Blalock & Partners Architectural Design Studio and completed in early 2016, provides 18,600 square feet of new construction to support a thriving and growing community. The first floor includes the Moka Cafe, featuring local coffee and chocolate; a Creative Lab with the latest maker technologies like 3D printing and music-making software as well as "old school" tech such as sewing machines and a turntable; a flexible Children's area; and the very popular Music and Movies collection. The second floor includes the Adult collection, study rooms for a range of group sizes, and a large, flexible multi-purpose room with tiered seating to allow for a wide variety of events. The multi-purpose room has already been very popular with the community, hosting community feedback sessions, film screenings, TEDx events, music recitals, and the highly-popular Coffee and Chocolate Society. The second floor also features a wrap-around terrace offering views of the Capitol Building to the east, Salt Lake City's picturesque skyline and landscape to the south and, to the north, views to a public plaza and open green space as part of a new mixed-use development.

The project utilizes an exterior shading device along the west-facing glass to minimize solar heat gain yet still promote a dynamic interaction with the street and passersby. Its compact footprint reduces land use and allows for a high-performance building envelope. The use of LED lights, lighting control systems, occupancy sensors, and daylight harvesting reduce the amount of electrical energy consumption while the flood of natural light creates an inviting interior environment for patrons and an efficient, balanced workplace for staff. In honor of these sustainability features, the Marmalade Branch was awarded the LEED Silver certification from the US Green Building Council (USGBC).

Upcoming events

Wed, Aug 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Area

Thu, Aug 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Children's Area

Sat, Aug 13, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Multi-Purpose Room

Mon, Aug 15, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Tue, Aug 16, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Multi-Purpose Room

Thu, Sep 01, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Tue, Sep 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Multi-Purpose Room