Monday, August 08, 2022

Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence Display

Library Bridge 58 N State St, Orem

Library Bridge The fight for women's right to vote lasted more than 80 years. Women organized in their states or territories as well as petitioned for a constitutional amendment. This poster exhibition aims to give a more complete account of the struggle for women's right to vote by considering the complex, cumulative way in which […]

Louisa and the Civil War Display

Orem Library, Kids Zone Louisa May Alcott spent time as a Civil War Nurse in one of 150 hospitals in Washington D.C. before contracting typhoid and pneumonia. Learn more about Civil War nurses and see some actual surgical tools used by Civil War physicians in field hospitals. These tools are generously on loan from the […]

Life of Louisa May Alcott Timeline

Orem Library Storytelling Wing Louisa May Alcott had a fascinating life for a woman of her time. In addition to being an author, she was a Civil War nurse, abolitionist, suffragist, educator, and mother to her niece. She was a close associate of the best minds of her time. Come learn about the life of […]

Little Women Then and Now Display

Orem Library Main Entrance Learn about all the programs and fun activities we’ll be having at this year’s Orem Reads. See some fun objects from the past and how they compare with things we use today! "If we are all alive ten years hence, let's meet, and see how many of us have got our […]

Utah Women Making History

Orem Library Children's Wing This traveling exhibit by Utah artist/illustrator Brooke Smart includes illustrations of Utah women and women with ties to Utah who worked tirelessly throughout the 20th century to advocate for women and better their communities. This exhibit, made possible by the Utah Division of Arts & Museums, was commissioned by Better Days […]

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