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The mission of the American Fork Library is threefold: to meet the information needs of our citizens, to provide a rich environment to encourage reading in our children and to improve the quality of life with recreational reading materials.

CHOICE OF ROLES

The American Fork Library selects the following roles (in priority order):

Reference and Independent Learning Center (actively meets the needs of the community for timely, accurate information in their pursuit of job-related, personal interest, and educational objectives).

Children’s Door to Learning (encourages children to discover the excitement of learning and explore a wide range of educational opportunities, programs, and services, including pre-school activities).

Popular Materials Library (emphasizes providing high interest, popular materials in a variety of formats for persons of all ages).

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Fall Storytime

Fall Storytime is coming! Join us for "Our Favorite Things"--cowboys, ninjas, the beach, and more!

Registration will begin on September 2 at the Children's desk during regular Library hours. Click on the ninja for more details.

 
American Fork City Video

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Check out this video about all that American Fork City has to offer by clicking on "read more" below:

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Online Book Group Discussion

Join the Utah State Library and the Utah State Library for the Blind in a live online book group discussion of "The Witness Wore Red" by Rebecca Musser on September 9 @ 1:30 pm. For Library for the Blind users, it is available on Digital Book, DBU02228. There are also copies available in USL's collection. Go through Interlibrary Loan to obtain copies.

To register for this event: http://uslwitness.eventbrite.com
Location: Online on your computer
Discussion leaders: Paula Stuart, Utah State Library for the Blind; Colleen Eggett, Utah State Library
Audience: All interested readers in Utah
To join the meeting:
http://stateofutah.adobeconnect.com/bkgroup/
Speak by computer: headset with a microphone/device with a microphone required.
Or speak by phone: 1-877-820-7831 passcode 331626
 
Description: A gripping account of Rebecca Musser's struggle to escape the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints led by Rulon Jeffs and his son, Warren, and her subsequent decision to take the witness stand against the new prophet of the FLDS in order to protect her little sisters and other young girls from being forced to marry at shockingly young ages.

Supplemental reading: "Escape" by Carolyn Jessop. Description: A woman forced into a plural marriage as a teenager with a man thirty-two years her senior describes the years of psychological abuse she suffered, her decision to escape with her eight children, and her successful battle with the church over custody of her children. For Library for the Blind users, it is available for download on Digital Book; DB064978 or on cassette: RC064978 . There are also copies available in USL's collection. Go through Interlibrary Loan to obtain copies.
 
 
Bryan McKay Eddington Learning Cener
The Bryan McKay Eddington Learning Center is now open for the school year for anyone needing help with school assignments, reading and other learning skills.
 
Located in the basement of the Library.
 

Open Monday - Thursday from 3:00 - 6:00 pm  during regular school days.

Contact Diana at 801-492-3593 during learning center hours.

 
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 Library Info

Address
64 South 100 East
American Fork, UT

Phone
Desk:801-763-3070
Fax: 801-763-3073

Hours
Monday - Thursday
9am - 9pm
Friday - Saturday
10am - 6pm

Holidays
(Library Closed)
September 1 Labor Day
 
 
 Director
Sheena Parker
801-763-3070 
  


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