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Playtime

at Glendale

2023-09-22 11:00:00 2023-09-22 11:30:00 America/Denver Playtime Playtime is an unstructured time to play with toys and make new friends! Glendale Branch - Activity Room

Friday, September 22
11:00am - 11:30am

Add to Calendar 2023-09-22 11:00:00 2023-09-22 11:30:00 America/Denver Playtime Playtime is an unstructured time to play with toys and make new friends! Glendale Branch - Activity Room

Glendale Branch

Activity Room

Playtime is an unstructured time to play with toys and make new friends!

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 | Family | Babies & Toddler |

EVENT TYPE: | Fun & Games |

Glendale Branch

Phone: 801-594-8660

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

Sat, Jul 13, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Rooms A & B

Mon, Jul 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Rooms A & B

Thu, Jul 18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Fri, Jul 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Activity Room

Fri, Jul 19, 11:00am - 11:30am
Activity Room

Sat, Jul 20, 12:45pm - 3:15pm
Activity Room

Mon, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Activity Room

Fri, Jul 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Activity Room

Fri, Jul 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
Activity Room

Fri, Aug 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Activity Room

Fri, Aug 02, 11:00am - 11:30am
Activity Room

Sat, Aug 03, 12:45pm - 3:15pm
Activity Room

Wed, Aug 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room B

Thu, Aug 08, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room B

Fri, Aug 09, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room B

Fri, Aug 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Activity Room

Fri, Aug 09, 11:00am - 11:30am
Activity Room

Sat, Aug 10, 1:00pm - 2:00pm