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The Community Writing Center @ Orem Public Library

Interested in improving your writing skills?

Visit the Community Writing Center at the Orem Public Library!

Join us for FREE writing resources:

  • Coaching sessions
  • Workshops
  • Handouts
  • Peer revision groups

Learn how to write:

  • Resumes
  • Letters
  • Family histories
  • College application essays



The Community Writing Center is located at the Orem Public Library:

58 North State Street in Orem, Utah

Spring 2015 Hours:

                 Wednesday: 9:00am-12:00pm

                 Thursday: 4:30-8:00pm
                 Saturday: 10:00am-2:00pm 

Appointments preferred. Walk-ins welcome.

Contact the UVU Writing Center at 801-863-8936 to schedule an appointment.

Hours are subject to change. Closed all UVU holidays.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the Community Writing Center located?

The CWC is located in the internet are of the Orem Public Library (58 N. State Street).

Who can use the Community Writing Center (CWC) at Orem Public Library?

Anyone interested in improving his or her writing skills is invited to visit the Community Writing Center. 

Who provides instruction and coaching at the CWC?

The Community Writing Center offers one-on-one coaching sessions and writing workshops featuring Utah Valley University writing coaches and faculty members.

What do I need to bring to the CWC?

Bring a copy of your writing, any writing questions you have, the assignment sheet (if appropriate), and the desire to become a better writer.

What kind of writing can I get help with at the CWC?

The CWC can assist you with class assignments, resumes, scholarship essays, letters to newspapers or elected officials, family histories, and much, much more!

Do I have to bring a completed draft?

We help patrons at all stages of the writing process: brainstorming, drafting, revising, and proofreading.

Do I have to be enrolled at Utah Valley University  or in an English class to use the CWC resource?

No! The CWC strives to help everyone - community members, students, teachers, business people, family historians, and all others - to improve their writing skills. 

Orem City

58 North State Street // Phone: 801.229.7050
Hours: M-F 9am-9pm, Sat 9am-6pm


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About the City of Orem Library

The Orem Library is open Monday through Friday 9am until 9pm and on Saturdays from 9am until 6pm. We are closed Sundays and Holidays. Click here for a list of observed holidays.

If you need to return books outside of these hours, a 24 drive through book and media drop is located on the North side of the Library.

The Main Library is located at 58 North State Street in Orem, Utah at the north end of the City Center Complex (on the northeast corner of State and Center Streets). Parking is to the east of the library building and is accessed from 100 North. If you need assistance please call 229-7050.