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Address:
8030 South 1825 West
West Jordan, Utah 84088
 
Manager:
Susan Spicer
Hours:
Mon. - Thurs.
10 am - 9 pm
 
Fri. - Sat.
10 am - 6 pm
 
Closed Sundays
  • LEED GOLD certified building
  • The new West Jordan Library is located on the South side of Veterans Memorial Park. The West Jordan library shares the facility with Salt Lake County Library System's Administration and the Viridian Event Center, the exciting community gathering place.
  • The West Jordan library is close to the West Jordan City Center trax and bus lines F578, F590, 217 and 218.
  • 26 computers w/Internet, Microsoft Office and Printing. Four computers in the children's area.
  • Free WiFi.
  • The West Jordan library has an excellent collection of cookbooks as well as new urban homesteading collection for guidance with your backyard chickens.
  • The West Jordan library has two small meeting conference rooms available for meetings or study groups.
  • The West Jordan library has study areas throughout the library's perimeter .
  • Spanish Collection.

Energy & Environmental Design

 
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This new center was designed for world class energy savings, minimal environment impact, and conservation of resources. Leadership in Environmental and Energy Design (LEED) is a set of sustainable principles that can be used to ensure new buildings are designed and constructed with relevant environmental considerations. The center has been certified to the LEED Gold level which is the second highest certification awarded by the LEED organization.

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The Viridian West Jordan Library & Event Center energy production, its energy consumption, the weather at the center and many other parameters can be viewed at the online smart building kiosk. Many of the design features that make this center a model for energy & environmental design can be viewed in the "green features" section of the kiosk. Check it out.

There are numerous reasons to build a "green building." Environmental benefits include the enhancement and protection of ecosystems and biodiversity, the protection of air and water quality, the reduction of solid waste and the conservation of natural resources. Health and community benefits include improving air, thermal and acoustic environments, enhancing occupant comfort and health, minimizing strain on local infrastructure and contributing to overall quality of life. There are also significant economic benefits like reducing operating costs, enhancing building and land values, improving productivity and learning, and optimizing life-cycle economic performance.

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Blue Sky

Salt Lake County Library is proud to partner with Rocky Mountain Power for the Blue Sky renewable energy program which generates electricity with little or no emissions. It effectively uses resources that replenish themselves naturally, like wind, solar and biomass. The use of renewable energy at the Viridian West Jordan Library & Event Center, Herriman, Magna and Millcreek Libraries have had the equivalent environmental benefit of hundreds of thousands of miles not driven or thousands of trees planted. Thank you for supporting your community library and helping us help the environment of the Salt Lake valley.
For more information you can visit www.rockymountainpower.net/bluesky.

The new center  opened in June, 2012. 

Number of Items Owned: 125,000 items

More Upcoming West Jordan Library Events

 
  1. Full STEAM Ahead 12/5/2016

    4:00 PM to 5:00 PM - West Jordan Programming Room: Join us for Full STEAM Ahead where fun meets science! Come enjoy engaging activities with science, technology, engineering, art and math.At this month program we will be attracted to MAGNETS!
    Mon, 05 Dec 2016 23:00:00 GMThttps://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J5HA7XigpzofYt1PdCLcnMfF5em%2b6QAh8bLTSfiukTR630qWDaz7OJm
  2. Pre-school Power Play 12/7/2016

    10:15 AM to 12:15 PM - West Jordan Programming Room: Engage your child's imagination through the power of play. Come to the library and enjoy an open play session with other children, fun toys, and activities.For babies to preschoolers, with a caring adult.
    Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:15:00 GMThttps://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J4N%2f4xBczdt3oe%2bFmgg1eq%2fZkHR0VPY3o4SyiDK5lfxiVLlIVlYqKq1
  3. Amigos y Libros 12/8/2016

    7:00 PM to 7:45 PM - West Jordan Programming Room: Canciones y cuentos para toda la familia, en Inglés y en Español.Songs and stories for the whole family, in English and in Spanish.
    Fri, 09 Dec 2016 02:00:00 GMThttps://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J7l%2f4rVts6qnAZ6pzAQyfMO8Jz3bE6eC8tOcU9F3aZx66159lKcB1T9
  4. Nutcracker Tea 12/10/2016

    12:00 PM to 1:30 PM - West Jordan Library: Enter the world of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker," and adventure with Clara through the fairy tale story. Conquer the Mouse King, travel with the snowflakes, and dance with the Sugar Plum Fairy. Come dressed up as your favorite Nutcracker character and enjoy music, movement, crafts and treats at the library’s Viridian Event Center. Families. Space is limited so tickets are required. Every person attending needs a ticket. Tickets will be available starting Nov. 21 at the library information desk.
    Sat, 10 Dec 2016 19:00:00 GMThttps://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J4Qd3d0R8bEWojIuZpr%2b3mcjtYN0ADlSYoxMimhI%2fpejiR%2fobHGpa%2bE
  5. AnimeCLUB 12/13/2016

    4:00 PM to 5:00 PM - West Jordan Programming Room
    Tue, 13 Dec 2016 23:00:00 GMThttps://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J7ctXspVLGEj4SsMsDWZazN5aeAQehimnjGTMahyIazLugS0ZgkB3Bl
  6. Pre-school Power Play 12/14/2016

    10:15 AM to 12:15 PM - West Jordan Programming Room: Engage your child's imagination through the power of play. Come to the library and enjoy an open play session with other children, fun toys, and activities.For babies to preschoolers, with a caring adult.
    Wed, 14 Dec 2016 17:15:00 GMThttps://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J4N%2f4xBczdt3oe%2bFmgg1eq%2fzj6iX%2fWhClsE3FaNiJKkDZfXa7UB6ETM
  7. Magic Tree House Book Club 12/15/2016

    6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - West Jordan Programming Room: Travel to Pompei with Jack and Annie as they race against time to find an ancient library before it is covered by hot lava in Vacation Under the Volcano, #13.
    Fri, 16 Dec 2016 01:30:00 GMThttps://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J7a5njrtICYdcwVlvuj5f5O6AYdc8pgYlYSLyLriErM02NAInwm%2foNt
  8. Pajama Monsters Storytime 12/19/2016

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM - West Jordan Programming Room: Have a monstrous silly time at pajama storytime. Join us for stories, songs, and fun (with or without your jammies). For kids of all ages with a participating adult.
    Tue, 20 Dec 2016 02:00:00 GMThttps://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J4Ce6r7AB7QooZ%2fmX%2bS4QyIBKVDrLSEbMKky4UiHBYD3UZRgoOQFyxZ
  9. Let's Go Lego! 12/20/2016

    6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - West Jordan Programming Room: LET’S GO LEGO ! Family Lego program at West Jordan Library. Come create with Legos.
    Wed, 21 Dec 2016 01:30:00 GMThttps://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J6h2Z8M%2fxpWVhJRXmcu2IK%2f0ADGKFjhPfRUQgGLwZ%2bB1BdVBezDMEPU
  10. Pre-school Power Play 12/21/2016

    10:15 AM to 12:15 PM - West Jordan Programming Room: Engage your child's imagination through the power of play. Come to the library and enjoy an open play session with other children, fun toys, and activities.For babies to preschoolers, with a caring adult.
    Wed, 21 Dec 2016 17:15:00 GMThttps://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J4N%2f4xBczdt3oe%2bFmgg1eq%2fHHLmfRfbSm8%2feJZk%2bJJPxeNiIQPSf85g
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ROOM RESERVATIONS

For more information, call our Customer Services Department at    (801) 943-4636 or register online.

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