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Ogden Valley Library

Ogden Valley Library

WEBER COUNTY LIBRARY – OGDEN VALLEY BRANCH

 

Ogden Valley Library

Huntsville Town is fortunate to have the Weber County Library – Ogden Valley Branch, located in the downtown area of Huntsville:

131 South 7400 East, Huntsville, Utah 84317-9309
Location Map
Phone: (801) 337-2660
Fax: (801) 745-2221
Website (hours, calendar, resources)

The Ogden Valley Branch Library and David Eccles Community Center was dedicated and opened in October 1995.  This 19,600 square foot building was built on land donated by Huntsville Town.  The community center has a 150 seat auditorium, large community room with full kitchen facilities, two smaller public meeting rooms, and an outdoor garden with a presentation area.  The library houses approximately 45,000 items and two public computer centers.

The facility also houses an art gallery with exhibit space for paintings and other works of art.

 

Weber County Library has digital access for everyone! 

 

Although Weber County Library System operations have been altered in response to COVID-19, the Library System is still at your fingertips – anytime, anywhere. Borrow eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, download music, and stream movies from our digital collection. The Library digital collection features materials for people of all ages and are easily downloaded to a wide variety of devices. Access to these materials is free to anyone with a Weber County Library card.

For those who do not yet have a library card, librarians are standing by, ready to sign people up by phone. Call to get your card and start reading, listening, and watching.

 

Phone Number to Call for a Library Card
801-337-2673

Librarians are also available by phone to assist with downloading questions.
Phone Number to Call for Download Help
801-337-2671

Telephone Service Hours:
Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, 1-5 p.m.

Visit our website to browse digital resources and receive updated COVID-19 information.

New Service: Book Bundles

Parents and caregivers, there is a new way to get quick access to reading materials for children ages 0-12 years old. Call your library location and let staff know the reading level and topic your child is interested in, and they will do the rest. Book Bundles also include resources to help you teach your student. Books in both English and Spanish are available.

 

Staff will notify you when your bundle of 5-10 books is ready. At check out, each book in the Bundle will be placed on your account, but items can be returned separately at any of the five Weber County Libraries.

 

For more information or to start your bundle, call your Weber County Library location:

 

Main Library                          801-337-2639

North Branch                         801-337-2652

Ogden Valley Branch           801-337-2660

Pleasant Valley Branch        801-337-2693

Southwest Branch                801-337-2674

Utah Humanities Book Festival

These programs are presented in partnership by Weber County Library, Weber Book Links, and the Utah Humanities Book Festival. All events will be held via Zoom. To get the link, call your library location or check the events listed on our Facebook page.

Meet the Author: Rachel Anne Cox

Mon, Oct 5, 7:00 p.m.

Rachel Anne Cox is an English instructor at Weber State University. Cox has always been fascinated by the stories of underdogs, scrappy rebels, and seekers of truth. She is the author of the new dystopian novel, A Light from the Ashes. Set in the future wasteland of Virginia, Sam, the son of revolutionaries, wants nothing more than to leave the violence of his past behind him, but the impending Third Revolution and the two women he loves may not let him.

Meet the Author: Jane Alvey Harris

Tue, Oct 6, 6:30 p.m.

Jane Alvey Harris is the author of the young adult psychological fantasy thriller My Myth Trilogy. Harris has a degree in Humanities from Brigham Young University. The first book in her award-winning My Myth series, Riven, follows seventeen-year-old Emily and
her journey into a mythic world of her own creation. With the help of the Fae, Emily searches for the weapons she needs to defeat her greatest fears and escape back to reality.

Meet the Author: Chris Bodily

Wed, Oct 7, 7:00 p.m.

Chris Bodily is a professional illustrator based in Ogden. He teaches art and graphic narratives courses for Weber State University’s Division of Online & Continuing Education as well as the Bountiful Davis Arts Center. In 2019, Bodily self-published the first graphic novel in his debut series, Black Lantern. The story follows freelance paranormal investigators, the Burnwood and Blackwell Agency––which includes a tattooed jack ‘o lantern, rockabilly witch, and talking black cat––and their journey to solve an occult mystery before Halloween.

At Our Libraries

Kids Go Vote!

Oct 1-Nov 3, during operating hours

All Library Locations

Grades K-6. Kids are invited to visit their library to cast their ballot in a mock election. Results will be announced after Wednesday, November 4.

Zoom Programs

Registration, an Internet connection, and a Zoom-capable device are required for the following programs.

Dungeons & Dragons

Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6:00 p.m.  |  Register: 801-337-2660

Ages 12-18. Play a library-hosted Dungeons & Dragons session via Zoom.

Weber Reads: Memoir Writing

Thu, Oct 15, 1:00 p.m.  |  Register: 801-337-2691

Ages 18 and older. Weber County Library invites you to participate in Weber Reads, a county-wide initiative that welcomes thought, reflection, and discussion. Are you

interested in writing your life story or family history? This workshop will teach you how.

Sign up today for a free notebook while supplies last.

Code Club

Wed, Oct 21, 4:00 p.m.  |  Register: 801-337-2639

Grades 3-6. Learn basic coding. An email is required to create an account.

Zoom Book Discussions

Ages 18 and older. Limited free copies of the book will be available. All book discussions will be held via Zoom. To register, call your location or sign up through the Library’s website: https://www.weberpl.lib.ut.us/discover/grown-ups-corner

Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield

Tue, Oct 13, 7:00 p.m.  |  North Branch  |  Register: 801-337-2650

On the night of the winter solstice, a village gathers for an evening of storytelling at a little inn set upon the river Thames. The arrival of a stranger carrying a dead child, fished out of the cold waters, interrupts their revelry. When the child miraculously awakens, the mystery of her identity raises ghosts of the past and changes the lives of the community forever.

Where’d You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple

Wed, Oct 14, 7:00 p.m.  |  Ogden Valley Branch  |  Register: 801-337-2660

When her notorious, hilarious, volatile, talented, troubled, and agoraphobic mother goes missing, teenage Bee begins a trip that takes her to the ends of the Earth to find her. To find her mother, Bee compiles e-mail messages, official documents, and secret correspondence, creating a touching novel about a family coming to terms with who they are and the power of a daughter's love for her imperfect mother.

Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer

Wed, Oct 14, 7:00 p.m.  |  Southwest Branch  |  Register: 801-337-2670

Part of the Man vs. Nature book discussion series. Robin Wall Kimmerer is an ecologist and a Native American woman, a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. Her memoir is a profound piece of nature writing exploring the intersection of culture and science.

There There by Tommy Orange

Tue, Oct 20, 7:00 p.m.  |  Pleasant Valley Branch  |  Register: 801-337-2691

Part of the Native Voices book discussion series. Twelve strangers, all traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow, are connected in ways they do not yet realize. Together, their urban voices weave a complex and unflinching narrative filled with pain, beauty, spiritualism, and sacrifice.

Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman

Tue, Oct 27, 7:00 p.m.  |  Main Library  |  Register: 801-337-2632

A brilliant but troubled high school student is the artist-in-residence aboard a ship traveling to Challenger Deep, the deepest underwater point on Earth. Along the way, his friends observe his increasingly unbalanced behavior. This story explores schizophrenia and suicidal ideation and was inspired by the author’s son who struggles with mental illness.

Virtual Programs

Check out Weber County Library’s virtual programming content! New videos are shared online and via the Library’s Facebook page. To watch the latest videos, visit: www.weberpl.org

Art at Home: Sketch with Charcoal

Get inspired with these tips and tricks on how to sketch with charcoal. Don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty! The instructional video can be found at https://vimeo.com/showcase/wclartathome

 

Craft at Home: Sugar Skull Necklace

These necklaces can be made in a few minutes––no tools necessary! All you need is some cord and beads. Kits with the supplies will be available on a first come basis at all locations beginning Thursday, October 1 at 10:00 a.m. (while supplies last). The instructional video can be found at https://vimeo.com/showcase/wclcrafting

Cuentos en Español

Un programa en español con historias y canciones para toda la familia.

Fiction Fix

Learn about new releases, book discussions, and reading suggestions for adults.

Novel Teen Booktalks

Get reading recommendations just for teens from Weber County Library staff.

STEAM Stream

Explore STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) concepts with activities that can be done at home.

Silly Storytime

Stories and songs for preschool-aged children.

Storytime for Littles

Stories and songs for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers.

Gallery Artists

Lewis Johnson  |  Hand-Cut Paper Snowflakes & Woodworking

September 1-October 31, Lorna Wattis Swanson Gallery at Ogden Valley Branch

Artist Bio:

Lewis Johnson is a retired educator, woodworker, and paper artist based in Northern Utah. This installation will showcase Johnson’s hand-cut paper snowflakes that feature complex patterns, including typography, animals, and other motifs. Johnson’s woodworking will also be featured, such as handcrafted toys and violins.

Bonnie Frucci  |  Oil Paintings

September 1-October 31, Gallery at Southwest Branch

Artist Bio:

Whether she is painting in her studio or painting outdoors, painting has become a creative outlet and life passion for Bonnie Frucci. She grew up in Price, Utah and has spent many years exploring the desert mountain landscapes of eastern Utah. She strives to emulate the integrity and beauty of the natural world in her work. She currently lives in Eden, Utah.