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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07:00 PM Tom Carr: Just a Ghost Hunter

Tom Carr: Just a Ghost Hunter

  • Date: 10/02/2017 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Monday, October 02
7:00 PM | Ballroom

Professional ghost hunter Tom Carr shares his spooky experiences with the paranormal in this family-friendly program.

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

Contact Shaina Robbins, 801-852-6722

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07:00 PM Yoga @ the Library

Yoga @ the Library

  • Date: 10/04/2017 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday, October 04
7:00PM - 8:00PM | Bullock Room #309

Come learn more about yoga with this class happening 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: 10/05/2017 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Thursday, October 05
6:30PM - 7:30PM | 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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07:00 PM The Man Behind the Curtain

The Man Behind the Curtain

  • Date: 10/09/2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Monday, October 09
7:00 PM | Bullock Room #309


The story behind one of the world's best loved tales! In this one-man show, follow L. Frank Baum’s unpredictable path to writing THE WIZARD OF OZ.
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07:00 PM AuthorLink with Caitlin Sangster

AuthorLink with Caitlin Sangster

  • Date: 10/10/2017 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Tuesday, October 10
7:00 PM | Bullock Room #309


Join local author Caitlin Sangster for the launch of her young adult fantasy debut, LAST STAR BURNING. 

This program is free; no tickets required. 

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07:00 PM Teen Book Fest: Write On!

Teen Book Fest: Write On!

  • Date: 10/11/2017 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Wednesday, October 11
7:00 pm | Bullock Room #309


Writing prompts, tips and tricks, and more from author Courtney Alameda. Learn how she got her book SHUTTER published and her upcoming comic series.

**Each teen will receive a free book at this program!**

 This is a free event; no registration required. It is part of Teen Book Fest 2017

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06:00 PM Teen Book Fest: Comics & Cookies

Teen Book Fest: Comics & Cookies

  • Date: 10/13/2017 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Friday, October 13
6:00 pm | Bullock Room #309


Snack on a treat while getting to meet ROLLER GIRL author Victoria Jamieson.

**Each teen will receive a free book at this program!**

 This is a free event; no registration required. It is part of Teen Book Fest 2017.

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07:00 PM AuthorLink with John Klassen and Mac Barnett

AuthorLink with John Klassen and Mac Barnett

  • Date: 10/16/2017 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Monday, October 16
7:00 pm | Ballroom

Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen are the award-winning author/illustrator duo behind SAM & DAVE DIG A HOLE, TRIANGLE, EXTRA YARN, and more. Join them for the tour of their newest book, THE WOLF, THE DUCK, AND THE MOUSE.

Free tickets for this event will be available online at www.provolibrary.com beginning September 25 at 9:00 am.

Contact Erika Hill, 801-852-7685

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07:00 PM AuthorLink with Jennifer Jenkins

AuthorLink with Jennifer Jenkins

  • Date: 10/17/2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Tuesday, October 17
7:00 PM | Bullock Room 309 

Author and Teen Author Book Camp co-founder Jennifer Jenkins returns to Provo City Library for the launch of FEARLESS, the third book in her young adult fantasy NAMELESS trilogy.

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06:30 PM Family Tech Night

Family Tech Night

  • Date: 10/25/2017 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Wednesday, October 25
6:30 pm | Shaw Programming Room #260


Families, come learn together about chain reactions and engineering with gravity mazes, LEGO Chain Reactions kits, and Rube Goldberg Machine challenges. There will be a demonstration from one of our librarians, and families will get a chance to try out all the gadgets themselves to create something fun.

 Contact: (801) 852-6661

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10:00 AM Kids' Chemistry Program

Kids' Chemistry Program

  • Date: 10/28/2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday, October 28
10:00AM - 12:00PM | Story Room
 

Fascinated by rocks, minerals, and gemstones? Come celebrate National Chemistry Week (their 30th anniversary!) by joining us for our annual Kids' Chemistry Program presented by the BYU Chemistry Department! This year's theme is "Chemistry Rocks."

Contact Jen Nelson 801-852-7673
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07:00 PM Monday Night @ the Library: Viva el Folklore

Monday Night @ the Library: Viva el Folklore

  • Date: 10/30/2017 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Monday, October 30
7:00 pm | Ballroom

Get ready to celebrate Día de los Muertos with Latin American dance group Viva el Folklore!

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

Contact Shaina Robbins, 801-852-6722

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07:00 PM Movie Night: Hocus Pocus

Movie Night: Hocus Pocus

  • Date: 10/31/2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, October 31
7:00 pm | Shaw Programming Room #260


Celebrate Halloween by watching Hocus Pocus! Chairs will be provided, but feel free to bring blankets, pillows, and snacks. Doors open at 6:30 pm.
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