JULY 2022 Volume 3 Issue 7
Did You Know?
Our Library Hosts the Steel Days Art Show!
Timpanogos Arts Foundation and American Fork Visual Arts bring together a wonderful display of local artwork for our community to enjoy, and you can see it just by coming to visit the library!
Artists of all ages and abilities can participate. Categories of artwork include Calligraphy & Lettering, Photography, Mixed Media, Digital Art, Sculpture & Woodcarving, and Ceramics, as well as Drawing and Painting. It is a delight to see the talent that American Fork artists share every year! The public is welcome to enjoy these works of art from Wednesday, July 6 through Tuesday, July 12 during the library's open hours.
Click here to find out more about entering the Art Show or volunteering. If you have any questions, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mural Artist Reception
July 15 @ 7:00-10:00 pm
Meet the artist, April Dawn Terry, who created our amazing mural in the library rotunda. This mural was made possible through a PARC Grant and the help of the Harrington Center for the Arts.
Teen Dungeons & Dragons
Thursdays & Saturdays
Teens Ages 12-18, come play Dungeons & Dragons with us at the American Fork Library! Thursdays from 6-8pm for more experienced players, beginners on Saturdays from 1-3pm. No weekly commitment necessary. Let us know you’re interested by filling out the form at: https://tinyurl.com/AFLibraryDND (not required)
Short Story Contest
Teen and Adult writing contest! Pirate stories of any type. Stories must be less than 2,000 words and can be emailed to AFSummerReading@americanfork.gov or turned in at the circulation desk by July 8th.
An author panel, Q & A, and the awards for the contest will take place on July 30 at 11:00 am.
Summer Reading Pool Party
July 16 @ 10:00-12:00
The American Fork Library's Annual Summer Reading Pool Party is back! Join us to celebrate Oceans of Possibilities with games, treats, and lots of fun! Please enter the pool at the gate on the northwest side of the American Fork Fitness Center.
¡Vea la nueva página en español en nuestro sitio web para obtener información sobre programas, eventos y recursos en español! Tendremos nuestra reunión mensual de Embajadores Latinos el 26 de julio a las 18:15 Obtén más información aquí.
A FEW NEW READS IN OUR LIBRARY
by Chris Raschka
In this story--told almost entirely in the cat's meows--a young girl steps on her cat Marigold's tail, the hurt cat runs for cover, and after an apology, all is forgiven.
Accessible Vacations: An Insider's Guide to 10 National Parks
by Simon J. Hayhoe
This book helps readers with access needs visit national parks and visitor centers. It describes a range of techniques and technologies to make visiting easier and shows you what is available for learning through driving, riding, walking, wheeling, or feeling around ten selected national parks.
by Abigail Hing Wen
This companion novel to Abigail Hing Wen’s New York Times bestselling debut, Loveboat, Taipei, takes readers back to Taipei through the eyes of fan favorites Sophie and Xavier—on an unforgettable journey of glittering revelry and self-discovery that’s perfect for fans of Jenny Han and Mary H. K. Choi.
Works as a library page and just started as a library clerk as well
Has worked at the American Fork Library for 5 years
Likes to drink Dr. Pepper, strawberry lemonade, and eat Greek chicken
Favorite genre to read is fantasy/sci-fi
Recommends The Foxhole Court by Nora Sakavic
"Through the writing club that meets once a week I’ve seen writing groups form and friendships made. I’ve gotten a lot of inspiration & feedback from this club, as well as offering my own feedback & being a brain storming partner."