Utah Valley Handbell Choir Monday, December 9 7:00 PM | Fireplace Ring in the holidays with Utah’s renowned handbell choir, The Utah Valley Handbell Ringers. This group, directed by Karen Eskew-Willey, is composed of 56 bells, each tuned to a single note, which when rung together create melodies full of rich overtones.
Wasatch School of Music Classical Guitar Ensemble Tuesday, December 10 7:00 PM | Fireplace The Wasatch School of Music features its students and premiere performers in a Christmas classical guitar ensemble. Enjoy a night of carols on these beautiful instruments.
Chauntenettes Thursday, December 12 7:00 PM / Fireplace Come and fill your ears with Christmas at the Chauntenette’s 65th annual Christmas concert including a variety of familyfriendly, fun, and sacred music. Featured selections include Meredith Willson’s “Pine Cones and Holly Berries” to John Rutter’s “Candlelight Carol”, some accompanied with handbells, flute, and even a piano duet.
December 12, Thursday 7:00 PM Media Auditorium Utah County Birder’s Association Meeting At this monthly meeting, the Utah County Birders will prepare for and hand out assignments for the Christmas Bird Count. There will be a refresher and quiz on common birds seen during the count. All are welcome to the meetings and to join the annual count.
Holiday Author Extravaganza Join your favorite authors for this special holiday book sale and signing. Meet the authors and listen to them answer questions from the audience from 10:00 to 11:00. After the panel, authors , including Ally Condie, Camron Wright and Brodi Ashton, will be available from 11:00 to noon to sign books. Give the gift of books this holiday!
Daughters of the American Revolution The public is welcome to attend the Daughters of the American Revolution’s monthly meeting. This month the program will feature Sounds of Christmas and a cookie exchange.
2:00 PM Media Auditorium Tumbleweeds Film Screening: Arthur Christmas (2011) PG How can Santa deliver billions of presents to the whole world in just one night? The only possibility is a state-of-the-art, high-tech operation. So how could this incredible operation have missed one child? To Santa’s young son, Arthur, it threatens to end the magic of Christmas. This film is presented by the Utah Film Center, the program is free and popcorn will be served.
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.