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Library Book and Media Sale

Looking for great deals on used books, movies and other media?  Want to help support the library and its programs?  Check out our monthly book and media sale near the library foyer.  Proceeds from the sale support Orem Public Library by helping to fund library projects and programs.  Great bargains starting at 50 cents.  Magazines and empty DVD and CD cases sell for 10 cents each.
Look for great finds and support the Library!  Thanks for your support!

New items out daily if available : October 1st - 14th

Regular prices : October 1st - 25th

1/2 price sale : October 27th - 29th

$1.00/bag : October 30th

Free : October 31st

Shelves restocked : November 1st

 

Storytime & Laptime at the Orem Library

Laptime: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 10:00am in Ship's Cove. A 20 minute program for babies, toddlers & their caregivers with songs, fingerplays & short stories to introduce our youngest patrons to the world of words.

Storytime: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 10:30am in the Storytelling Wing. A 30 minute program for preschoolers & young school age children with stories, puppets & activities to engage youngsters & highlight the joys of books & storytelling.

Bilingual Storytime:  3rd Wednesday of each month at 10:30 AM in the Storytelling Wing.  Once a month, come experience a special bilingual session of story time! Talented storytellers introduce the audience to words & phrases in Spanish through terrific books & music (.)

Saturday Storytime:  Every Saturday at 10:30 AM in the Media Auditorium.  Saturday Storytime introduces reading to children through games, toys and a variety of fun picture books and stories. 

Chess for Kids & Open Chess

Want to stretch your mind and improve your mad game skills? Come to the Main Library on any Thursday for your chance! Volunteers are available for help with Kid’s Chess from 4-6pm.  Bring your own board if possible, and meet on the North Wing Mezzanine, or come to Open Chess from 6:00 - 9:00 pm in the Book Discussion room in the South Wing.

Shared Reading

We don’t just do summer reading programs here. Our Shared Reading program is designed to help your child keep up the good reading all year-round. The simple program encourages you and your child to become reading partners, as together you set reading goals and talk about what you read. You can create your own reward system for meeting your goals, but the library, through generous donations from local businesses, also provides several prizes for your child to choose from once a month.  Sign up at the Children’s Reference Desk.

Children's and Teen Summer Reading Programs and Rewards

Each year, starting in early June, you can sign up for Summer Reading at the Orem Library!  Kids and teens can earn weekly rewards such as coupons to local restaurants, arcades and museums when they set and meet reading goals. Come to the library often throughout June and July to attend a variety of free programs for kids and teens, including storytimes, games, art workshops and other events.

Film Screenings

Catch regular screenings of Hollywood classics, blockbuster hits, and the finest of cinema from around the world each week, Monday at 6:30 PM, Friday mornings at 10:00 and Friday evenings at 6:30 PM in the Media Auditorium.  And don't miss Dr. Dean Duncan's film presentations the second Friday of each month.

Are you looking for a magazine article for school ? A place to practice for the ACT, GED, or GRE? Do you want to research your own family tree, download a book on CD, read a book online, or decide what fridge to buy next? Using databases that make many newspapers and magazines available online along with other tools purchased by the Orem Library or provided through a partnership with Utah's Pioneer Library, you can now access all of this for free online with just a Library Card and a PIN. Have questions? Call the Library at 801-229-7050, or just begin exploring the subjects above. 

For information about any of our outstanding electronic databases, just click on the name below.

Academic Search

This is an excellent place to begin your next research paper. This database provides full text for more than 4,500 journals covering many topics, and includes full text for more than 3,700 peer-reviewed titles. Some journals are available in full-text as early as 1975. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Academic Journals EBSCO" on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

AGRICOLA

This database contains bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library. Coverage for AGRICOLA dates back to 1970 and includes more than 4.1 million citations. The citations are comprised of journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Full list of EBSCO databases" on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose "Agricola" from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Alt HealhWatch

Includes articles on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers full text articles for more than 180 international and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Full list of EBSCO databases" on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose "Alt HealthWatch" from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175

Ancestry.com

With more than 24,000 historical databases that include 5 billion names, Ancestry.com also allows users to use powerful tools to complete their own family trees. You can use Ancestry to search the Social Security Death Index, the US Census, and records from specific ethnic groups. The Orem Library's Ancestry subscription includes access to United Kingdom-specific genealogical information. This resource can only be used at the Orem Library using Library computers. Call 801-229-7175 for more information or come on in to begin using Ancestry.com today.

Auto Repair Reference Center

Search for repair information by make, model, and year of vehicle. Instructions for repair include full text, images, and charts. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Auto Repair Reference Center" on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Biography Resource Center

Find award-winning biographies with related full-text articles from hundreds of magazines and newspapers, as well as tens of thousands of images, reference books, and links to vetted websites. Search for people---both current and historic from all eras and fields of endeavor---based on name, occupation, nationality, etc. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Biography Resource Center" on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175

Business Source Premier

Provides full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles covering all the business disciplines. Find articles on marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. This database is updated daily. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Full list of EBSCO databases" on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose "Business Source Premier" from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Career Information Center

Provides career information for the experienced worker, student, guidance counselor or novice job-hunter. Includes job profiles, career issues, sample application letters, resumes, and a directory of institutions offering training. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Career Information Center" from the alphabetical list in the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Children's Literature Database

Provides parents, teachers and librarians access to children's and young adult literature indexed by subject, at level, grade level, lexile score, genre, etc. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Children's Literature Database" from the alphabetical list in the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175. 

College Blue Book

Still considered the premier guide to 2 and 4-year schools in the U.S. and Canada, including distance education programs, and their programs, degrees, and financial aid sources. To access this e-book, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Gale Virtual Reference Library" on the left-side menu. You will find this resource under "Education". Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Computer Source

Provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology. This database offers full text for nearly 300 publications and indexing and abstracts for nearly 450 publications. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Full list of EBSCO databases" on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose "Computer Source" from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175. 

Early World of Learning

This resource provides interactive games, activities, and worksheets to promote reading readiness. Trek's Travels offers narrated stories, interactive games, and original videos that teach critical early childhood themes, including numbers, shapes, colors, opposites, and more. Welcome to Reading provides leveled reading practice to develop and strengthen phonics, vocabulary, phonemic awareness, and comprehension skills. Know It provides a richly visual interactive nonfiction topics of interest and importance to young children. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Early World of Learning" from the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175. 

EBSCO en Espanol

To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "EBSCO en Espanol" from the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Enciclopedia Estudiantil

Designed for Spanish language students, this visual encyclopedia allows learners to access topics and information for which they are still learning vocabulary. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Enciclopedia Estudiantil" from the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175. 

ERIC

The Educational Resource Information Center, is the world's largest collection of writing pertaining to education. The database contains more than 1,243,000 records and links to more than 224,000 full-text documents from ERIC. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Full list of EBSCO databases" on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose "ERIC" from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175

Eyewitness Travel Guides

Going somewhere? Access sixty titles from theEyewitness Travel Guide series in the form of e-books. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Eyewitness Travel Guides" from the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175. 

Fuente Académica

Provides full text (including PDF) for a rapidly growing collection of scholarly Spanish language journals. This multi-disciplinary database offers full text content to many academic areas including business, economics, medical sciences, political science, law, computer science, library sciences, literature, linguistics, history, philosophy and theology. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Full list of EBSCO databases" on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose "Fuente Académica" from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Gale Science Encyclopedia

Gale's Science Encyclopedia offers thousands of topics covering a wide range of scientific subject, and includes numerous images and charts. To access this e-book, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here and choose "Gale Science Encyclopedia" on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

A reference search portal which includes numerous Gale resources including:Biography Resource CenterSomething About the AuthorGlobal Issues in Context and reference eBooks covering novels, travel, colleges, scholarships, careers, science, and Shakespeare. To access this e-book, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here and choose "Gale Virtual Reference Library" on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Global Issues in Context

Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a variety of global issues, topics, and current events for people who want to know what's going on in the world today and why. There are over 190 country portals which tie together specially selected news, expert regional perspectives, video, reference, country information. This will be of use to travelers, students, and anyone who may want to stay in touch with what going on around the world. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Global Issues in Context" on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175. 

Health Source - Consumer Edition

Provides information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Gain access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Full list of EBSCO databases" on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose "Health Source - Consumer Edition" from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers both generic drug patient education sheets and more than brand names. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Full list of EBSCO databases" on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose "Health Source – Nursing/Academic Edition" from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Heritage Quest Genealogy

This online tool for genealogists and historians of all types allows powerful searching of the US Census from 1790-1930, access to a huge and expanding library of books and articles on genealogical names and places, and the ability to search records of freed slaves, court petitions, etc. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Genealogy (Heritage Quest)" on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Hobbies & Crafts

Have a hobby? Want to learn a craft? Looking for free patterns or help with a merit badge project idea? From camping to cross stitch, model building to scrapbooking, insect collecting to knitting, the "Hobbies & Crafts" database has you covered. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Hobbies & Crafts" on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Kids Search

Children from grades K-6 will be drawn in by this colorful and interactive reference resource. Topics waiting to be explored include: Animals, Arts & Music, Geography, Health, In the News, Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Sports. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Kids Seach" from the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175. 

Learning Express Test Preparation Library

This is the place to go when you are preparing for any upcoming test or exam. From the GRE to the to the GED to the Firefighter exam, Learning Express provides practice exams and skills improvement materials. For each practice exam you complete, you'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. Click on a category to the right so that you can start on your path to success right now. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Learning Express Test Practice" on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175. 

Legal Collection

Contains full text for more than 250 of the world's most respected scholarly law journals along with information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends in the legal world. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Full list of EBSCO databases" on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose "Legal Collection" from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175. 

Magazines/MasterFile

Find full text articles for nearly 1,750 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also includes nearly 500 full text reference books, full text from 86,017 biographies, 105,786 full text primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 341,655 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Magazines EBSCO" on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175. 

Mango Languages

 Mango Languages is an online language-learning system teaching actual conversation skills for a wide variety of languages. These include Spanish, French, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Greek; and English as a Second Language for Spanish speakers, Portuguese speakers, and Polish Speakers. This interactive program and allows you to save progress with your user account. . The first time you use Mango, you will need to register with an email address and your library card and PIN number. After you register and login, Mango will remember where you were the last time you visited. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Mango Languages" on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175. 

MAS Ultra

This is a great place to begin any high school project. MAS Ultra includes many full text articles, some dating back to 1975, and access to reference books, biographies, and huge image files. Begin your next paper here. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Full list of EBSCO databases" on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose "MAS Ultra" from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

MedicLatina

This is a unique collection of medical research and investigatory journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers. This Spanish language database contains full text for nearly 120 peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Full list of EBSCO databases" on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose "MedicLatina" from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

MEDLINE Plus

This website is the sure cure for what ails you. This online library provided by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Health provides the best researched and most respected medical information available to the public. Tutorials about health conditions, drug information, symptoms, and possible treatments are all compiled in easy to read articles from outstanding medical authorities: including the Mayo Clinic, the American Heart Association, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and many hundreds more. THE best place to begin reading about any medical condition. Access this site for free online at http://medlineplus.gov/

MEDLINE

Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Full list of EBSCO databases" on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose "MEDLINE" from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Middle Search Plus

Provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 341,655 photos, maps and flags. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Full list of EBSCO databases" on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose "Middle Search Plus" from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Military & Government Collection

 This is designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government. This database offers a thorough collection of periodicals and academic journals pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. The Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Full list of EBSCO databases" on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose "Military & Government Collection" from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Newspaper Source

Provides cover-to-cover full text for 35 national & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 375 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Full list of EBSCO databases" on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose "Newspaper Source" from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

NoveList Guide to Fiction and Nonfiction

Love fiction? What about nonfiction? Find your home here. NoveList will help you answer the fundamental question for all readers everywhere: What should I read next? Contains lists, reviews, feature articles, and more. Search by authors, plot lines, series, reading level, etc., and find out other books you are sure to enjoy. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "NoveList Guide to Fiction and Nonfiction" on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Novels for Students

Reading To Kill a Mockingbird or Tom Sawyer? Not sure where to start your paper or how to study for a test on the book? Novels for Students includes important historical and background information to some of the most studied titles in literature. Read essays, find overviews of themes and plots, and meet a book like never before. To access this e-book, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here and choose "Gale Virtual Reference Library" on the left-side menu. You will find this resource under "Literature". Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

OverDrive eBooks and eAudio

Download best selling audiobooks, eBooks and videos from OverDrive 24/7 to your PC at home, in the office or from anywhere in the world. All you need is your library card to get started. To use OverDrive, click here and choose to set up a new account. Choose Orem Public Library from the list provided and use your library card to begin accessing electronic books and audiobooks.

OneClickdigital eAudio

Download best selling audiobooks to your portable listening device or computer. All you need is your library card to get started. To use OneClickdigital, click here and choose Orem Public Library from the list provided to register a new account.

Pioneer, Utah's Online Library

A virtual library created by the Utah State Library Division in cooperation with Utah's public libraries. This resource is one component of the statewide Pioneer Project which serves Utah's public schools and academic institutions, as well as patrons of public libraries. The Pioneer website is aimed at all Utah residents. PIONEER was so named to emphasize the two prime components of its purpose: 1) service to Utah residents, and 2) the breadth and depth of information resources contained within. Click here to access Pioneer Library. If you are a student or teacher in a K-12 school, or attending any Utahan institution of higher learning, you can access the appropriate Pioneer for your situation by clicking here.

Primary Search

Provides full text for more than 70 popular magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator, and full text information dates as far back as 1990. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Full list of EBSCO databases" on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose "Primary Search" from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Professional Development Collection

Designed for professional educators and librarians, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. You can also use this resource to access many online nook reviews through Library JournalPublisher's Weekly, and more. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Full list of EBSCO databases" on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose "Professional Development Collection" from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175. 

ProQuest Newsstand

This online newspaper resource provides indexed and fully searchable electronic access to around 600 international, national and regional newspapers including The Salt Lake Tribune,The Deseret NewsThe Wall Street JournalUSA TodayThe New York TimesThe Los Angeles TimesThe Washington Post, and The Chicago Tribune. To access this resource, click here, then choose "ProQuest Newsstand" on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection

A comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. This is the world's largest full text psychology database offering full text coverage for nearly 600 journals. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Full list of EBSCO databases" on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose "Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection" from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175

ReferenceUSA

Contains detailed information on more than 14 million U.S. businesses, 210 million U.S. residents, 855,000 U.S. health care providers, 1.5 million Canadian businesses, and 12 million Canadian households. Need a business address, or to research a specific industry or business in a specific geographical area? ReferenceUSA can do this and more. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "ReferenceUSA" on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175. 

Regional Business News

Provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Full list of EBSCO databases" on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose "Regional Business News" from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175. 

Religion & Philosophy Collection

Provides extensive coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. Religion & Philosophy Collection offers nearly 300 full text journals, including more than 250 peer-reviewed titles, making it an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Full list of EBSCO databases" on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose "Religion & Philosophy Collection" from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Scholarship and Loans

A guide to education related financial aid programs for students and professionals. To access this resource, click here, then choose "Scholarships and Loans" on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Searchasaurus for Kids

Will help both children and their parents by enabling them to search thousands of articles, an online general encyclopedia and a ton of information about animals from around the world. It has an encyclopedia, dictionary, pictures and other visuals built right in. You will find full text or pictures from magazines or other sources. Searchasaurus has information on different kinds of animals, art and music, science and math, health and lots, lots more. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Searchasaurus for Kids" on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Shakespeare for Students

Studying Shakespeare? With this e-book, you'll have access to critical interpretations of the Bard's greatest works, along with plot summaries and character profiles that help further decode these dramatic masterpieces. To access this e-book, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here and choose "Gale Virtual Reference Library" on the left-side menu. You will find this resource under "Literature". Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Something About the Author

This is the outstanding series that spotlights specific authors and illustrators creating books for young people. To access this e-book, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here and choose "Gale Virtual Reference Library" on the left-side menu. You will find this resource under "Literature". Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Student Research Center

An ideal online tool for student reports in grades 5-12. Searchable by keyword or topic, results include magazine and reference articles, biographies, photos, maps, etc. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here and choose "Student Research Center" on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

TOPICsearch

Contains full text for over 105,000 articles from 1,622 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, magazine articles, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Full list of EBSCO databases" on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose "TOPICsearch" from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175. 

Utah Newssearch

This digital newspaper service is provided by the Utah Press Association. Utah Newssearch provides public access to all of Utah's newspapers in a fully-searchable PDF that can be downloaded and/or printed. Search Utahan newspapers by keyword or search specifically by newspaper, city, county, or zip code. Newspapers are unavailable for the first two weeks after publication. To access this resource, click here, then choose "Utah Newssearch Utah Press Association" on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Vocational & Career Collection

Provides full text coverage for more than 350 trade and industry-related periodicals. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "Full list of EBSCO databases" on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose "Vocational & Career Collection" from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175. 

World Book Craft Corner

Use the Craft Corner to search for crafts by categories, appropriate age ranges, types of activity, relevant countries, time to complete, cost of materials, holiday themes, or keywords. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "World Book Craft Corner" on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

World Book for Kids

World Book Online for Kids is the premier general reference site developed especially for younger library patrons. The site offers simple navigation, easy-to-read articles, multimedia, and a wealth of engaging games, interactive tools, and activities for children. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "World Book for Kids" on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175. 

World Book InfoFinder

Aimed at students in elementary and middle school, InfoFinder is an excellent resource for completing homework and research projects. InfoFinder includes full-text articles from print versions of the World Book Encylopedia along with thousands of additional articles, learning resources, and research tools. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "World Book InfoFinder" on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

World Book Reference Center

With features designed especially for public library patrons, the “Reference Center” includes Computer and Web tutorials, How to... documents on skills for living, and collections of links to government sites customized to your location. Research tools, including a dictionary, atlas, Citation Builder, and local and country research guides, help users compile needed data and information of all kinds. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose "World Book Reference Center" on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175. 

World Vital Records

We are now pleased to offer at-home access to World Vital Records, in addition to our access in the Library, which provides genealogy databases and family history networking tools. World Vital Records adds content daily and includes most popular databases like Everton's Genealogical Helper Group Sheets and Pedigree Files, and the World War II Army Enlistment Records. The Social Security Death Index (SSDI), the Ellis Island Passenger Arrival Records, Find A Grave death records, and the Small Town Papers newspaper collection are also available through the service. We also offer library and home access to Heritage Quest, and access to Ancestry.com is available only in the Orem Public Library.  To use this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here and choose "World Vital Records" on the left-side menu.

MEDLINE Plus is the sure cure for what ails you. This online library provided by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Health provides the best researched and most respected medical information available to the public. Tutorials about health conditions, drug information, symptoms, and possible treatments are all compiled in easy to read articles from outstanding medical authorities: including the Mayo Clinic, the American Heart Association, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and many hundreds more. THE best place to begin reading about any medical condition or concern.

Utah Health Net Produced by the University of Utah’s Eccles Health Sciences Library, Utah Health Net is a free online resource directed at keeping Utahans healthy. Using a zip code or county map, you can also search for available medical resources in your area

Utah Department of Health This resource, provided for free by the State of Utah, includes information about local health issues. The Department of Health also includes access to information about birth certificates, Medicaid, and the Utah Children’s Health Insurance Program.

American Academy of Pediatrics This great website brings together articles from many outstanding organizations about a variety of children’s health issues. From adoption to ADHD to Disaster Preparedness, this website includes vital information for parents and families.

MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Full list of EBSCO databases” on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose “MEDLINE” from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Health Source: Consumer Edition provides information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Gain access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Full list of EBSCO databases” on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose “Health Source - Consumer Edition” from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers both generic drug patient education sheets and more than brand names. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Full list of EBSCO databases” on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose “Health Source – Nursing/Academic Edition” from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Alt HealhWatch focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers libraries full text articles for more than 180 international and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Full list of EBSCO databases” on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose “Alt HealthWatch” from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

MedicLatina is a unique collection of medical research and investigatory journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers. This Spanish language database contains full text for nearly 120 peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Full list of EBSCO databases” on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose “MedicLatina” from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Science Encyclopedia Gales’ Science Encylopedia offers thousands of topics covering a wide range of scientific subjects, and includes numerous images and charts. To access this e-book, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here and choose “Gale Virtual Reference Library” on the left-side menu. You will find this resource under “Science”. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

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About the City of Orem Library

The Orem Library is open Monday through Friday 9am until 9pm and on Saturdays from 9am until 6pm. We are closed Sundays and Holidays. Click here for a list of observed holidays.

If you need to return books outside of these hours, a 24 drive through book and media drop is located on the North side of the Library.

The Main Library is located at 58 North State Street in Orem, Utah at the north end of the City Center Complex (on the northeast corner of State and Center Streets). Parking is to the east of the library building and is accessed from 100 North. If you need assistance please call 229-7050.