The Orem Fire Department hosted an open house on October 10th. Outreach employees ran a booth at the open house from 10 AM – 7 PM and provided information about library services to about 3,000 attendees.
Orem teens gathered at the library on October 20th for a Zombie Party. About 50 teens came dressed in costume and danced their brains out before a zombie outbreak spread through the library. Teens survived the outbreak by solving a series of challenges that ultimately led them to a survivor bunker filled with food, games, and fun.
Brandon Sanderson shared a glimpse into the behind-the-scenes magic of creating and exploring other worlds and why science fiction and fantasy are not only fun but important genres to read at The Great American Read presentation on October 25th. He also did a book signing that ran for several hours after the program.
Charlene Crozier, Library Director, was on the planning committee, attended and presented for the UVU Forum on Engaged Reading Conference held at the Zermatt Resort in Midway on October 25th and 26th. Rita Christensen, Shauna Mundinger, Mark Pulham, and Molly Cluff (Children’s staff members) attended the conference and also presented Check It Out! Get Kids Hooked on Books for the conference.