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The History of Great Salt Lake

A Great Salt Lake Collaborative Conversation

2022-09-28 18:00:00 2022-09-28 19:00:00 America/Denver The History of Great Salt Lake The Great Salt Lake Collaborative presents a panel discussion about the cultural history of the Great Salt Lake. Marmalade Branch - Multi-Purpose Room

Wednesday, September 28
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-09-28 18:00:00 2022-09-28 19:00:00 America/Denver The History of Great Salt Lake The Great Salt Lake Collaborative presents a panel discussion about the cultural history of the Great Salt Lake. Marmalade Branch - Multi-Purpose Room

Marmalade Branch

Multi-Purpose Room

The Great Salt Lake Collaborative presents a panel discussion about the cultural history of the Great Salt Lake.

Join the City Library and the Great Salt Lake Collaborative in a conversation panel about the cultural history of the Great Salt Lake. Discussion topics will include how the lake has affected human life in Utah, including for Indigenous communities and settlers. 

You can also join the Zoom livestream of this event here (you will be placed in a waiting room until the event starts): https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82431344117

Speakers at this event include:

Darren Parry, former Chairman of the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation
Daron Duke, Principal and Chief Operating Officer of the Far Western Anthropological Research Group
Gregory E. Smoak, Director of the American West Center

The City Library is a member of the Great Salt Lake Collaborative, a group of 23 news, education, and media organizations that have come together to better inform and engage the public about the crisis facing the Great Salt Lake, and what can be done to make a difference — before it's too late. 

AGE GROUP: | Teens | Seniors | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Local Issues | Conversations |

Marmalade Branch

Phone: 801-594-8680

Hours
Mon, Oct 03 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Oct 04 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Oct 05 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Oct 06 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Oct 07 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Oct 08 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Oct 09 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

Thu, Oct 06, 10:15am - 11:00am
Multi-Purpose Room

Thu, Oct 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Multi-Purpose Room

Thu, Oct 06, 11:30am - 12:30pm

Thu, Oct 06, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Multi-Purpose Room

Wed, Oct 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Area

Thu, Oct 13, 10:15am - 11:00am
Multi-Purpose Room

Thu, Oct 13, 11:00am - 11:30am
Multi-Purpose Room

Sat, Oct 15, 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Mon, Oct 17, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Tue, Oct 18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Multi-Purpose Room

Wed, Oct 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Multi-Purpose Room

Thu, Oct 20, 10:15am - 11:00am
Multi-Purpose Room

Thu, Oct 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Multi-Purpose Room

Thu, Oct 20, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Multi-Purpose Room

Thu, Oct 27, 10:15am - 11:00am
Multi-Purpose Room

Thu, Oct 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Multi-Purpose Room

Thu, Oct 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Children's Area

Thu, Oct 27, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Multi-Purpose Room

Tue, Nov 01, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Multi-Purpose Room

Thu, Nov 03, 10:15am - 11:00am
Multi-Purpose Room

Thu, Nov 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Multi-Purpose Room

Thu, Nov 03, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Multi-Purpose Room

Thu, Nov 03, 6:00pm - 7:30pm