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Author Interview: Ally Condie

Orem Reads is almost over, but there’s still a ghost stories program tonight and our finale with Ally Condie, the author of Summerlost, to look forward to! 1,156 more words

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A Librarian Plays the Library Movie Game

When my co-worker Ruth suggested that I write a post about the Library Movie Game, I had no idea what she was talking about. But the words “library,” “movie,” and “game” are three of my favorite words, so I was interested. 748 more words

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A Day in the Life of a Librarian, Part 2

by Holly G.

To read Part 1, click here.

For those of you still wondering what a librarian does all day, here is Part 2 of my day on June 27, 2017. 780 more words

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10 Reasons to join the Teen Library Council

Did you know our Teen Library Council will be turning a year old this month? If you’re between 14 and 18 years old and live in Orem or Provo, here are 10 reasons why you should come to the library and join the TLC. 151 more words

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Summer Reading Highlights

Summer reading is over! This year we celebrated the love of making by exploring the different branches of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) with our children’s theme “Make it Work!” and our teen theme “Full STEAM Ahead.” Here are some highlights from our programs, which included two art carnivals (one for kids and one for teens); presentations and workshops on building origami, eclipse viewing boxes, and books; a steampunk-themed escape room for teens; a boat-building experiment with science teacher Mckenzie Macdonald; and a Make it or Break it-themed Libratory featuring a “Will it Blend?” presentation by Tom Dickson of Blendtec.

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Database of the Month: Heritage Quest

Heritage Quest Genealogy is an 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. 43 more words

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Artist Interview: Stephanie Hock

1. When did you decide to become anĀ artist?

I loved art from a very young age. I had my own sketch book and loved art projects in school. 1,476 more words

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