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Playtime

at Glendale

2022-09-02 11:00:00 2022-09-02 11:45:00 America/Denver Playtime Playtime is an unstructured time to play with toys and make new friends! Come and go as you please for this informal event. Glendale Branch

Friday, September 02
11:00am - 11:45am

Add to Calendar 2022-09-02 11:00:00 2022-09-02 11:45:00 America/Denver Playtime Playtime is an unstructured time to play with toys and make new friends! Come and go as you please for this informal event. Glendale Branch

Glendale Branch

Activity Room

Playtime is an unstructured time to play with toys and make new friends! Come and go as you please for this informal event.

Tune in, Talk More, Take Turns!

Conéctese, Converse Más, Comparta Turnos! 

Playtime is an unstructured time to play with toys and make new friends! Come and go as you please for this informal event.

Playing teaches children how to think, imagine, express themselves, and problem solve. One-on-one play with a trusted adult and peers fosters relationships and builds literacy skills. Play is one of the primary ways young children learn about how the world works and learn to put their thoughts into words. So join us for a fun time at the Glendale Branch Library, Fridays at 11am. 

AGE GROUP: | Preschoolers | Babies & Toddler |

EVENT TYPE: | Fun & Games |

Glendale Branch

Phone: 801-594-8660

Hours
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 Glendale Branch of the Salt Lake City Public Library system, designed by Architectural Nexus and opened in February of 2015, offers approximately 20,000 square feet of space, making it the largest City Library branch. The branch houses 40,000 circulating materials, public computers, a lounge area, a green screen room, and a grand piano donated through the Mundi Project.

The floor plan of the branch offers open views across the building while creating designated spaces for children's, teen, and adult Library collections. An enclosed activity room easily accommodates various Library programming, and a designated teen space offers a place for young adults to gather, study, and access Library resources and services.

Built with the Glendale neighborhood in mind, the building shape includes a curved form that reaches out and embraces the community while creating an outdoor plaza. Special colored concrete and landscaped designs represent the geographic area along the Jordan River, while the design scheme of interior signage incorporates colors and forms that represent the many ethnic backgrounds of Glendale neighborhood residents.

The branch is easily accessible to area students, being located just one block from Glendale Middle School, Mountain View Elementary School, and the Salt Lake City School District's Community Learning Center.

The diversity of building materials, finishes, and colors of the Glendale Branch reflect the diversity of the Glendale neighborhood, which is one of the most diverse communities in Salt Lake City.

Upcoming events

Rescheduled
Sat, Aug 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
New date Saturday, September 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Fri, Sep 02, 11:00am - 11:45am
Activity Room

Sat, Sep 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm