On November 14th, two-time Grammy award-winning Turtle Island Quartet performed. The Turtle Island Quartet is a string quartet that plays hybrids of jazz, classical, and rock music. This was one of the most anticipated performances of the year, and it was attended by over 300 people. Turtle Island Quartet also visited Timpanogos High School the morning before their library performance and played for 324 high school students.
The Lights On! After Party featured Santa in the library. Hundreds of excited children came and visited with Santa as part of the celebration. Miss Orem Royalty entertained the children and their families as they waited to visit with Santa.
The Annual Holiday Concert Series is underway. Check the library website for dates and times at www.oremlibrary.org .
The newest library pet, a tarantula has been named. Her name is Libby the Librantula. She is located in the Teen Area across from the Makerspace.
Chelsea Conklin, Associate Librarian in Outreach, has resigned. Her last day was December 6th.
Mary Davies has been promoted to Associate Librarian in Mending/Processing. She has worked at the library for eighteen years.
Olivia Wilkinson, Associate Librarian in Cataloging, has accepted a position at the State Library.