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Sunday, March 22, 2015

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Monday, March 23, 2015

Music and Movement (Mon. 23 Mar, 2015 10:00 am - 11:00 am)

Come sing, dance, and experience stories with storytellers in the Storytelling Wing. 

Film Screening: The Boxtrolls (PG, 2014) (Mon. 23 Mar, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

A community of quirky, mischievous creatures lovingly raises an orphaned human boy named Eggs in the amazing cavernous home they've built beneath the streets of Cheesebridge. When the Boxtrolls are threatened by an evil exterminator, Eggs decides to venture above ground and find a way to save his family.

Media Auditorium 

Research Revolution for Kids: Rain Gutter Regatta (Mon. 23 Mar, 2015 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Come get creative and competitive as you make and sail your own personalized boat or fleet of ships, learning what makes a boat float and how to propel it through water. This event is part of the Orem Library’s sixth annual Research Revolution series, which focuses on research and exploration happening in the community related to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Pins & Needles (Tue. 24 Mar, 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).

Book Discussion Room

Research Revolution: The Science of the Greatest Snow on Earth (Tue. 24 Mar, 2015 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join University of Utah professor of atmospheric science Jim Steenburgh as he discusses his book, Secrets of the Greatest Snow on Earth, and explains some of the science and research behind Utah’s snowy climate.

This event is part of the Orem Library’s sixth annual Research Revolution series, which focuses on research and exploration happening in the community related to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

R. E. A. D. (Wed. 25 Mar, 2015 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm)

The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) program improves children’s reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to an animal. But not just any animal. R.E.A.D. companions are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owners/handlers as a team, visiting schools, libraries, and many other settings as reading companions for children. If your child would like the experience of reading to a friendly animal companion, sign up for a reading time and date at the Children's Desk or call 801-229-7161 to schedule an appointment. 

Utah Valley Writers (Wed. 25 Mar, 2015 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Utah Valley Writers (UVW) is a non-profit, non-commercial community of serious writers dedicated to learning the craft and business of writing. Their mission is to encourage, educate, and provide a supportive environment for all writers. New members and visitors are always welcome to come to any of their meetings, regardless of experience, genre, or platform.

Storytelling Wing

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Kids' Chess (Thu. 26 Mar, 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. 26 Mar, 2015 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

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

Book Discussion Room

Research Revolution: Nature's Free Gifts (Thu. 26 Mar, 2015 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

When business decisions contribute to the destruction of natural habitats and extinctions of species, what is the cost? Join Dr. Jack Sites of BYU as he draws attention to the many goods and services that are provided free of charge to us by healthy and fully functioning ecological systems.

 

This event is part of the Orem Library’s sixth annual Research Revolution series, which focuses on research and exploration happening in the community related to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

SCBWI (Thu. 26 Mar, 2015 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators invites the public to join their monthly meeting.

Media Auditorium

Friday, March 27, 2015

Film Screening: Nocturna (NR, 2007) (Fri. 27 Mar, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

An orphan boy named Tim is afraid of the dark, and the light reflected from the stars is the only cure. After discovering that his favorite star has disappeared from the sky, Tim finds himself exploring the world of the night with his new friend, the Cat Shepherd, to find out why.

Media Auditorium 

Utah Baroque Ensemble Spring Recital (Fri. 27 Mar, 2015 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join Roselle Stevenson as she introduces the high school finalists for the 7th annual Utah Baroque Ensemble scholarship competition. Each finalist will play a Baroque-era piece and the winner receives a $500 scholarship and will perform at the Utah Baroque Ensemble concert on April 26.

Fireplace

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Saturday Storytime (Sat. 28 Mar, 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

Teen After Hours Movie Night: Catching Fire (PG-13, 2013) (Sat. 28 Mar, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

All teens 12-18 are invited to the library for a special after-hours screening of Catching Fire, the second movie in the Hunger Games series. Soda and popcorn will be provided. Be here at 6:30 pm with your library card to browse the library shelves and check out books before the movie starts at 7:00 pm.  

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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.