This Week in the Library

Our last Research Revolution program will be an after-hours event for teens to learn from local scientists on Saturday, April 15. Don’t miss a concert by Cantorum on Monday, April 17, and the Utah Valley Earth Forum, which will discuss “Community Gardening: A Smart and Healthy Idea” on Tuesday, April 18.

Wednesday, April 12

CoderDojo: Gaming/Coding Club for Kids 8 and up
4:00−6:00 PM / Storytelling Wing

Are you a coding ninja? Would you like to become one? Join us Wednesday afternoons to meet other computer coders and mentors, learn new languages, and work on coding, gaming, and other tech projects. All levels and abilities are welcome. Bring your own computer or use one of ours.

Thursday, April 13
Lego at the Library: Books with Builds
4:30–5:30 PM / Children’s Mezzanine

Register online with your library card. Registration opens at 10 am Monday before event. 24 seats per class. For kids ages 6–12.

Open Chess
6:00–9:00 PM / Book Discussion Room

babyready-web-1Ready to Learn: Welcome Baby
6:30 PM / Media Auditorium

Join presenters from United Way of Utah County as they teach a class for parents introducing babies and young children to early literacy and education. Register for the free class here.

Friday, April 14 

Film Screening: Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (PG, 1993)
6:30 PM / Media Auditorium

Batman is wrongly implicated in a series of murders of mob bosses actually done by a new vigilante assassin.

Saturday, April 15

research-web-17Teen After Hours Research Revolution: Project Scientist
7:00 PM / Media Auditorium

All teens 12–18 are invited to the library to learn from local scientists about a variety of fascinating topics like fiber optics, forensic medicine, cave exploration, and robotics, as well as what it takes to be successful in these fields. Afterwards, teens will break into small groups to ask questions and perform hands-on experiments with the experts. Doors open at 6:30 pm. There will be treats!

Monday, April 17

Music & Movement
10:00 AM / Storytelling Wing

Children and their parents are invited to come sing, dance, and experience stories with storytellers in the Storytelling Wing.

Apr17Film.webFilm Screening: The Secret of NIMH (G, 1982)
6:30 PM / Media Auditorium

To save her ill son, a field mouse must seek the aid of a colony of rats, with whom she has a deeper link than she ever suspected.

7:00 PM / Fireplace

Cantorum Chamber Choir is an award-winning ensemble of 30 singers known for their dynamic performances and varied repertoire. Many singers in the choir have solo careers and all have sung with top collegiate ensembles, including The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Utah Chamber Artists, and Salt Lake Vocal Artists.

Tuesday, April 18

Pins & Needles
7:00 PM / Book Discussion Room

Bring your knitting, crocheting, sewing, or just yourself to this laidback weekly gathering of crafters. Join us for free beginning crochet lessons. Bring your own yarn and crochet hook (size G or H).

Utah Valley Earth Forum
7:00 PM / Storytelling Wing

Founded in 2006, the Utah Valley Earth Forum is Utah Valley’s independent citizen environmental organization working for good stewardship and a healthy environment. Learn more about this local, all-volunteer, and non-profit group at Tonight’s topic will be “Community Gardening: A Smart and Healthy Idea.”


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