Orem Public Library

  • 58 North State Street
  • Orem, UT 84057
  • (801) 229-7050

The Orem Public Library houses more than 280,000 books and non-print items. It is one of the busiest single-branch libraries in the State of Utah, with 1.4 million items checked out annually.

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September Film Screenings: Tech Noir/Future Mystery

  • September 26, 2016 - September 30, 2016

9/12: Film Screening: Alphaville (NR, 1965)
9/16: Film Screening: Paycheck (PG-13, 2003)
9/19: Film Screening: Tomorrowland (PG, 2015)
9/23: Film Screening: The Signal (PG-13,... Read More

Utah Valley Earth Forum

Join the Utah Valley Earth Forum—an independent, environmental, citizen organization—for the first of three lecture/discussions on the theme “Caring for Creation: Our Stewardship of the Water, the... Read More

Orem Reads Kickoff: Author Anne Perry

To celebrate the start of Orem Reads, Orem’s annual community reading event, the Orem Public Library will host internationally acclaimed mystery author Anne Perry for a book signing and discussion... Read More

Orem Reads: What is Freemasonry?

  • September 27, 2016

The Free and Accepted Masons are a fraternity with a long—and, to some, mysterious—history. Library patrons will have the rare and unique opportunity to hear a complimentary presentation on how... Read More

Orem Reads: Film Noir with Richard Downey

  • September 29, 2016

Join Orem Library’s resident film expert Richard Downey for an examination of dames, hard-boiled PIs, and dangerous secrets from classic film noir.

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Orem Reads: Be a Detective Night

  • October 3, 2016

Have you ever dreamed of being a detective? Now is your chance! Explore the many aspects of detection and mystery novels with the whole family through interactive displays and activities featuring... Read More

Orem Reads: Author Mette Ivie Harrison

  • October 4, 2016

Mette Ivie Harrison’s mystery fiction focuses on the people and culture of Utah. Her first mystery novel for adults, The Bishop’s Wife, was loosely inspired by the Susan Powell disappearance.... Read More

Orem Reads: Utah State Poetry Society Book Concert

  • October 8, 2016

For both poets and poetry-lovers, the Utah State Poetry Society offers contests, workshops, critique groups, a yearly Poetry Festival, and a fall Book Concert. They also offer a friendly,... Read More

Orem Reads: Library Escape Game Night

  • October 10, 2016

Do you have what it takes to match wits with the library puzzle masters? In the style of popular escape room puzzles, one of the library rooms will be transformed into a diabolical trap. Can you... Read More

Orem Reads: Spooky Utah Tales with Storyteller Cherie Davis

  • October 11, 2016

Ever wonder if Utah has any ghost stories? Come feel the shivers as you listen to local artist and storyteller Cherie Davis share eerie tales from Utah’s rich heritage of ghost lore. She will tell... Read More

Orem Reads: Welcome to Night Vale

  • October 13, 2016

Come and listen to the strange happenings in the mysterious town of Night Vale. Join us as we listen to episodes from this hugely popular podcast, while enjoying Night Vale-inspired games and... Read More

Orem Reads: Forensics Night

  • October 18, 2016

You’ve read about it in your favorite crime thrillers, now learn the details of forensic science techniques from Jay W. Henry, Laboratory Director for the Utah Department of Public Safety. Dr.... Read More

Orem Reads: Edgar Allan Poe in Film and Literature

  • October 25, 2016

Dennis Perry and Carl Sederholm, Brigham Young University professors and the authors of Adapting Poe, will discuss the many faces of Poe in popular culture over the last hundred years, as well as... Read More

Orem Reads Finale: Library Clue

  • October 27, 2016

A terrible crime has been committed in the library! Bring your friends and family to track down clues throughout the library, make notes, and engage in the intrigue of the classic board game Clue... Read More

Orem Chorale

  • October 14, 2016

Under the direction of Russell Oliphant, the Orem Chorale sings spirituals, folk songs, sacred hymns, and classical works. Join them for an evening of inspirational and uplifting music.

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Timp Tellers: Character-based Story Creation

  • October 20, 2016

Paige Funk will give a workshop where we explore character development and how to build a story based on your characters.

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4H Science Day Celebration and Helicopter Landing

  • October 24, 2016

In celebration of National Youth Science Day, come explore the many ways that science makes our lives better with our local 4H. We’ll kick things off at 5:00 PM with a special helicopter landing by... Read More

TSI: Hauntings

  • October 24, 2016

Join aspiring storytellers for an evening of weird and spooky tales, and perhaps a ghost story or two.

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Utah Valley Earth Forum

  • October 19, 2016

For the second event in this series on stewardship, BYU Professor Shawn Miller will present and lead a discussion on being wise stewards of the land in Utah Valley. This is an increasingly... Read More

BYU Young Company: Cyrano

  • October 17, 2016

Cyrano de Bergerac is a master of swordplay and wordplay, but a “magnificent Mount Everest of a nose” blocks his path to true love. From Parisian balconies to bloody battlefields, tongue-tied... Read More