The Provo City Library is committed to bringing exciting, well-known and well-beloved authors to Utah Valley!  We invite the finest authors and illustrators in the publishing world to participate in our AuthorLink series. We also act as a launching point for nationally published local authors. 

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Saints of Tonga

Saints of Tonga

Wednesday, January 29
7:00 pm | Room 309

Join Dr. Fred E. Woods, Dept. of Church History & Doctrine, BYU endowed professorship of Moral Education, as he discusses his new book, Saints of Tonga: A Century of Island Faith, and screens a short documentary film.

This is a free event; no tickets required.

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Marianne Monson

Thursday, February 13
7:00 pm | The Attic
4th Floor Academy Wing

Martha Hughes Cannon, doctor, suffragist, and America’s first female state senator, is a Utah icon. Join author Marianne Monson for the debut of HER QUIET REVOLUTION, a novel based on Cannon’s remarkable life.

This is a free event; no tickets required. Books will be available for purchase courtesy of The Printed Garden.

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Katherine Arden

Enjoy two chances to meet Katherine Arden, bestselling author of the Winternight Trilogy. These events are ticketed separately.

A Winter Dessert with Katherine Arden
Wednesday, February 19
7:00 pm | Room 309

The Wednesday event will include dessert and personal conversation with the author. Limited tickets ($20) for Wednesday night only will be available to Provo City Library cardholders beginning February 5 at the First Floor Reference Desk. Ticket price includes a hardcover copy of THE BEAR AND THE NIGHTINGALE.

Lecture and Book Signing
Thursday, February 20
7:00 pm | Ballroom

Free tickets for the Thursday event only will be available online beginning February 5 at 9:00 pm. Books will be available for preorder and on-site purchase courtesy of The King's English.

Curious about past AuthorLink events? Visit the AuthorLink Archive to see who's been here and to view photos and videos from your favorite events.

Questions?  Please contact the Community Relations Office at 801-852-6722.

If you are an author interested in visiting the Provo Library, please email Shaina at