Monday, November 04, 2013 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm This event does not repeat
Enjoy an evening with BYU's Young Company as they perform the story of an emperor in China and how he learns the meaning of true friendship. This special adaptation of the classic Hans Christian Andersen story is designed for young audiences and incorporates both English and Mandarin.
Tuesday, November 05, 2013 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm This event does not repeat
Tinkers celebrates people and nature, drawing on a rich New England tradition of Transcendental thought. Join Dr. Carl Sederholm from BYU as he introduces who the Transcendentalists were and what they believed.
Wednesday, November 06, 2013 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm This event does not repeat
The story is about a young princess who, on Twelfth Night, finds the ring in the party cake, enabling her to ask a wish of the fairy. Her wish turns out to be the downfall of the fairy, placing her in danger of the gnomes. The princess then endeavors to redeem herself by righting the wrong done to the fairy.
Thursday, November 07, 2013 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm This event does not repeat
November 7, Thursday 7:00 PM Storytelling Wing Affordable Care Act Informational Meeting A tax expert will discuss basic rights and responsibilities of taxpayers in relation to the Affordable Care Act with a simplified, easy-to-learn presentation. A question and answer session will follow the presentation. This class is presented by the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic of Centro Hispano.
Friday, November 08, 2013 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm This event does not repeat
Take a break from endless apps, video games and texting, and fall in love with the oldest art there is--storytelling. Join us for an hour of interactive storytelling designed by Steffani Raff to entertain and inspire others to share their stories. Fun, fresh and engaging this program will increase your face time with loved ones by helping you discover the power of story (no electricity required).
Saturday, November 09, 2013 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm This event does not repeat
Don't miss this international collection of short animated films including "The Squeakiest Roar," a favorite from the 2013 Tumbleweeds Film Festival. Curated by the New York Children's International Film Festival, this program features films from from Australia, New Zealand, France, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, and USA. Free popcorn will be served.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm This event does not repeat
The Knight of the Cart
Storyteller, comedian, and musician Stephen Gashler will be performing his hilarious rendition of the original story of Sir Lancelot by Chrétien de Troyes, 12th-century French poet. Flaming lances, sneaky dwarves, insanely hazardous bridges, castles inhabited by beautiful maidens -- this story's got it all. Be prepared to laugh till it hurts as you're plunged into the wonderfully paradoxical worlds of chivalry and courtly love.
Thursday, November 14, 2013 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm This event does not repeat
Award-winning essayist and novelist Brian Doyle explores personal and family stories in the writing in beautiful, expressive ways. Join him as he explores how he finds and develops stories from his own life before sharing some these gems.
Saturday, November 16, 2013 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm This event does not repeat
November 16, Saturday 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Fireplace Orem Stories Project The first annual Orem Stories Project has invited local artists to submit a portrait and share the story of an Orem resident. Entries will be accepted at the library until November 11. For more information, please visit arts.orem.org. Art will be displayed in the library on November 16.
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.