Events in Provo City

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There are a wide variety of events held in Provo throughout the year. Provo is a very active community that holds tons of events. There are three different kinds of events in Provo City:

Special Events 
These are events that are not sponsored by Provo City. Instead these are large scale activities put on by a third party. These event require an application process with the city for a Special Events License.

City Events
Events sponsored by Provo City. These are events that are made to strengthen our community. There are unique events every year in addition to our long running annual events.

Performances
Provo City is lucky enough to have its own theater for performing arts. They host a variety of events from local performances to large scale performances of well known bands.

 

 

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01:00 PM Little Builders Exhibit Closing Day

Little Builders Exhibit Closing Day

  • Date: 09/02/2017 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday, September 02
1:00PM - 6:00PM | The Attic
 

This is your last chance to see and play with the Little Builders exhibit, an interactive display targeted toward 2-7 year-olds interested in construction and building. 

The Attic is located on the 4th floor of the Academy Wing, accessible only by elevator. 

Contact Erika Hill, 801-852-7685

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07:00 PM Yoga @ the Library

Yoga @ the Library

  • Date: 09/06/2017 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday, September 6
7:00 PM | Bullock Room #309
 

Come learn more about yoga the first Wednesday of every month (except February).

Contact 801-852-6661
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06:30 PM Teen Volunteer Board

Teen Volunteer Board

  • Date: 09/07/2017 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Thursday, September 7
6:30 pm | Story Room 

Come gain valuable experience for job resumes and college applications while helping your library and eating treats! Pick up a Teen Volunteer Board application from the First Floor Reference Desk and bring it to your first meeting.

Contact 801-852-6661

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06:30 PM Free Film: Beauty and the Beast

Free Film: Beauty and the Beast

  • Date: 09/08/2017 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday, September 08
6:30PM | Ballroom
 

Come watch the new live-action Beauty and the Beast and have your picture taken with Belle! Chairs will be provided but feel free to bring blankets, pillows, and snacks. Free popcorn will be provided!

Doors will open at 6:00 pm. 

Questions? Call 801-852-6661.

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06:00 PM Teen Laser Tag

Teen Laser Tag

  • Date: 09/09/2017 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Saturday, September 09
6:00PM | North Courtyard
 

When the doors close and lights dim, the Library will become a laser tag battleground! To guarantee your spot, sign up starting August 26th.

Sign-ups and laser phaser permits (aka permission slips) can be found on our Teen Programs page.

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07:00 PM Color Therapy

Color Therapy

  • Date: 09/12/2017 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday, September 12
7:00PM | Shaw Programming Room #260
 

Relax as you try out adult coloring books! All ages welcome.

Questions? Contact Adult Reference Desk, 801-852-6661

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07:00 PM An Evening of Storytelling with Shonaleigh

An Evening of Storytelling with Shonaleigh

  • Date: 09/14/2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, September 14
7:00PM | Ballroom
 
Internationally renowned storyteller Shonaleigh was brought up in the Drut’syla tradition by her Bubbe (Grandmother). An oral storyteller in the Yiddish tradition, Shonaleigh will share stories from The Ruby Tree, one of five tales in the Gem Cycle of Jewish stories.
Contact Erika Hill, 801-852-7685
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07:00 PM Noche de Poesia

Noche de Poesia

  • Date: 09/15/2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday, September 15
7:00PM - 9:00PM | Bullock Room #309

Celebra el Mes de Herencia Hispana con poesía y música. ¿Preguntas? Llame a Amy 801-852-7661 o Jose Meza 385-535-9056.

 Contact Amy 801-852-7661 o Jose Meza 385-535-9056.

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02:00 PM AuthorLink with Jennifer A. Nielsen

AuthorLink with Jennifer A. Nielsen

  • Date: 09/16/2017 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Saturday, September 16
2:00PM | The Attic, 4th Floor Academy Wing

Join bestselling author Jennifer A. Nielsen as she visits Provo City Library on book tour! Her newest book, DEADZONE, is book two in the multi-author HORIZON series, a supernatural survival saga for readers and gamers age 9 and up.

This program is free; no tickets required. 

Contact Shaina Robbins, 801-852-6722
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07:00 PM An Evening of Music and Stories with Stephen and Teresa Gashler

An Evening of Music and Stories with Stephen and Teresa Gashler

  • Date: 09/18/2017 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Monday, September 18
7:00 pm | Ballroom 

Join storytellers, musicians, and comedians Stephen and Teresa Gashler for an evening of songs and stories. This award-winning duo is sure to captivate audiences of all ages.

This event is free; no tickets required. Doors open at 6:30 pm.

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07:00 PM Learn It: Braiding and Styling Hair

Learn It: Braiding and Styling Hair

  • Date: 09/19/2017 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday, September 19
7:00PM | Shaw Programming Room #260

Learn:

  • Quick options for busy mornings
  • Simple braids and updos that you can do yourself
  • Products and tools to make styling easier

Contact Adult Reference Desk, 801-852-6661

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07:00 PM Girls Read Book Club

Girls Read Book Club

  • Date: 09/26/2017 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday, September 26
7:00PM - 8:00PM | Story Room

*FOR GIRLS AGES 9-12*

Girls and a parent/caregiver discuss an assigned chapter book they have read together. Fun crafts and light refreshments are included. Participants must have a Provo City Library card or a registered Orem Library card to participate. 

Pregister online at the beginning of each month.

For more information, visit our Girls Read Book Club page.

Contact Joella Peterson, 801-852-6682
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07:00 PM AuthorLink with Dustin Hansen

AuthorLink with Dustin Hansen

  • Date: 09/26/2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Tuesday, September 26
7:00 PM | Bullock Room #309

Bring your pint-sized paleontologists to meet Dustin Hansen, author of MICROSAURS: TINY-RAPTOR PACK ATTACK!

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07:00 PM Guys Read Book Club

Guys Read Book Club

  • Date: 09/28/2017 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday, September 28
7:00PM - 8:00PM | Story Room
 

*FOR BOYS AGES 9-12*

Boys and a parent/caregiver discuss an assigned chapter book they have read together. Fun crafts and light refreshments are included. Participants must have a Provo City Library card or a registered Orem Library card to participate. 

Preregister online at the beginning of each month. 

For more information, visit our Guys Read Book Club page.

Contact Jen Nelson, 801-852-7673

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07:00 PM Learn It: The Health Benefits of Chocolate

Learn It: The Health Benefits of Chocolate

  • Date: 09/28/2017 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday, September 28
7:00PM | Shaw Programming Room #260
 
Contact Adult Reference Desk, 801-852-6661
  • Cacao is the most nutrient-dense food
  • Chocolate, if made properly, can be extremely healthy
  • Get an overall view of artisanal bean-to-bar chocolate manufacturing.
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