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Sunday, June 28, 2015

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Monday, June 29, 2015

Music and Movement (Mon. 29 Jun, 2015 10:00 am - 11:00 am)

Children and their parents are invited to come sing, dance, and experience stories with storytellers in the Storytelling Wing. 

Shakespeare for Kids: Richard III (Mon. 29 Jun, 2015 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Kids 5 and up can join Becky and Joel Wallin from BYU’s Young Company in reenacting Shakespeare’s Richard III, the story of a Machiavellian king’s rise to power.

Storytelling Wing

Film Screening: Oceans (G, 2009) (Mon. 29 Jun, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

An exhilarating look under the sea through the eyes of those that live there. Part thriller, part meditation on the vanishing wonders of the sub-aquatic world.

Media Auditorium

Summer Concerts in the Park: Bluegrass Thunder (Bluegrass/Country) (Mon. 29 Jun, 2015 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Bluegrass Thunder was originally begun to compliment a well-known dance team, Cloggers West, a young persons’ group of Clog Dancers led by the Tuckers of Orem, Utah. Since its beginnings, Bluegrass Thunder has performed locally, nationally, and abroad representing American Folk Traditional Music and Dance (along with Cloggers West). Bluegrass Thunder's repertoire includes bluegrass, western, country, contemporary and exciting songs featuring fiddle, banjo, mandolin, guitar and bass. 

City Center Park

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Laptime (Tue. 30 Jun, 2015 10:00 am - 10:20 am)

Parents, infants, and toddlers are invited to join us in the Ship's Cove every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 10 am for songs, stories, and entertainment. 

Ship's Cove

Storytime (Tue. 30 Jun, 2015 10:30 am - 11:00 am)

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 10:30 am 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.

Storytelling Wing

Children’s Summer Reading: Timpanogos Cave (Tue. 30 Jun, 2015 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Join us as caving experts and park rangers from Utah’s Timpanogos Cave share a fun and educational presentation on what goes on inside a cave, safety rules that every caver should know, and more.

Storytelling Wing

Teen Summer Reading: Whale Rider (PG-13, 2002) (Tue. 30 Jun, 2015 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Every society has legends and traditions connecting their culture with the natural world. Celebrate the bond between humanity and nature at our screening of Whale Rider, a contemporary story of love, rejection, and triumph as a young Maori girl fights to fulfill a destiny her grandfather refuses to recognize.

Media Auditorium 

Pins & Needles (Tue. 30 Jun, 2015 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Bring your knitting, crocheting, sewing, or just yourself to this laidback weekly gathering of crafters. Join us for free beginning crochet lessons. Bring your own yard and crochet hook (size G or H).

Media Auditorium

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Laptime (Wed. 1 Jul, 2015 10:00 am - 10:20 am)

Parents, infants, and toddlers are invited to join us in the Ship's Cove every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 10 am for songs, stories, and entertainment. 

Ship's Cove

Storytime (Wed. 1 Jul, 2015 10:30 am - 11:00 am)

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 10:30 am 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.

Storytelling Wing

CoderDojo: Computer Coding for Kids (Wed. 1 Jul, 2015 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Are you a coding ninja? Would you like to become one? Join us this summer at the library to meet other computer coders and mentors, learn new languages, and work on your own projects such as games and mods. Kids 8 and up are invited, as well as teens and parents. All levels and abilities are welcome. Bring your own computer if possible. Call 801-229-7389 if you’re interested in becoming a coding mentor.

Media Auditorium

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Laptime (Thu. 2 Jul, 2015 10:00 am - 10:20 am)

Parents, infants, and toddlers are invited to join us in the Ship's Cove every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 10 am for songs, stories, and entertainment. 

Ship's Cove

Storytime (Thu. 2 Jul, 2015 10:30 am - 11:00 am)

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 10:30 am 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.

Storytelling Wing

Teen Summer Reading Outing: Bug Collecting (Thu. 2 Jul, 2015 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Bring a net and meet us at Big Springs Park to collect bugs for our entomology activity next week.

Big Springs Park 

Kids' Chess (Thu. 2 Jul, 2015 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

All children welcome. Boards are provided but we also encourage you to bring your own.

North Mezzanine

Open Chess (Thu. 2 Jul, 2015 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Boards are provided but we also encourage you to bring your own.

Book Discussion Room

Timp Tellers: Character Night (Thu. 2 Jul, 2015 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join us for a character development night. Come prepared with your favorite tricks for fleshing out characters and we'll try several different methods to develop full and interesting characters.

Media Auditorium

Friday, July 03, 2015

Closed for Independence Day (All day)

The library will be closed all day July 3-4 in honor of Independence Day. The library will reopen July 6 at 9:00 am.

 

Saturday, July 04, 2015

Closed for Independence Day (All day)

The library will be closed all day July 3-4 in honor of Independence Day. The library will reopen July 6 at 9:00 am.

 

Saturday Storytime (Sat. 4 Jul, 2015 10:30 am - 11:30 am)

Join us for a Saturday morning storytime--all children and families are invited to enjoy great stories and songs.

Media Auditorium

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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-hour 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.