15th Annual Preschool and Child Care Open House

Parents are you searching for the right preschool or child care for your child? Stop by the library on Wednesday, February 3 from 4:00p-7:00p and meet Lake Orion and Oxford area providPlay. Learn and Grow Togetherers, ask questions and gather information at our annual open house.

Receive a checklist of what to look for in a preschool or  child care facility, along with information about the programs that each facility has scheduled for the year. Drawing for raffle prizes will be ongoing during the open house.

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Love a Surprise?

Pick up one of the Youth red and white wrapped books from the display by the magazine alcove. There are some clues about the story on the cover including genre and a short description but what’s inside is a surprise. The librarians would love to hear how you liked the book when you are done.

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Doggone Readers – Mutt Club

Maggie and Midas have a new friend coming to listen to stories from our beginning readers. Griffin will be here one Saturday a month, Maggie comes on Wednesday afternoons and Midas on Tuesday nights. Read 4 times to any of the dogs and receive a free book. Call the Youth desk and sign up to […]

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Preschool Newsletter

Looking for some new songs, books and ideas to share with your preschooler? Look no farther than the library webpage where you can sign up for our Preschool eNewsletter. Our latest eNewsletter features winter animals with great ideas for reading, singing, talking, writing, and playing with your child.

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Explore Overdrive for Kids

Not sure you’ll like a book? Try a sample online before you check it out. Worried about a long wait time if you put a book on hold? Look for the starburst A with a check mark, the library has copies of these titles and your wait is shorter. Looking for the most popular books? […]

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Ring in the New Year

Will you be ready to ring in the New Year? You will be if you stop by the library on Tuesday, December 29 @ 11:00a. Create favors and decorations to ring in 2016!

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This Week's Featured Events & Programs

  • Youth
  • Teen
  • Adult
  • Outreach
  • Friends of the Library

Dance Party!

Friday, February 5 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Celebrate winter with dance! We will do all of your favorite dances at the library and have lemonade to quench your thirst.

Mother Goose

Monday, February 8 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

Preschool Pals

Monday, February 8 from 11:00 AM to 11:35 AM

Location: Craft Room

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement and creative expression.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, February 8 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Study Room 2

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. Sign-up for a 30 minute appointment between 2:00p-4:00p every Monday or 5:30p-6:30p every 1st and 2nd Monday. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Call 248-693-3001 to register.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, February 9 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001.

Mother Goose

Tuesday, February 9 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

Preschool Pals

Tuesday, February 9 from 11:00 AM to 11:35 AM

Location: Craft Room

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement and creative expression.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, February 9 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Come and join other needle artists to work on projects and enjoy each other’s company! No registration needed, just bring your project and drop in!

Game On!

Tuesday, February 9 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Youth Department

Drop into the Youth room for a fun evening of playing games! There will be a variety to choose from, including board games, card games, chess, checkers, and more.

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Upcycled Book Decor

Tuesday, February 9 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Don’t throw out your old books, upcycle them! In this two part upcycled book décor class for teens and adults we will be making decorative storage boxes out of old books and in our second class we will create a charming book planter. All supplies will be provided. Register online.

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Wacky Wednesday

Wednesday, February 10 from 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

Will we build? Will we dance? Will we explore? Will we create? There will be something different and fun every time!

Book Bunch Book Club

Wednesday, February 10 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Off Site - Orion Center

The group will be discussing the book "Big Little Lies" by Liane Moriarty. The next title to be read for March will be "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr.

Preschool Pals

Thursday, February 11 from 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement and creative expression.

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, February 11 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Our network & systems administrator (IT Guy) is available to help you with your electronic device from 6:00p-8:00p every Thursday. He will teach you how to use your new device, recommend devices based on your needs, remove viruses, fix error messages, configure email, recommend apps, and otherwise help you with anything involving technology. No sign up is necessary for this weekly program, but you may call Eric at 248-287-8019 if you need to discuss something before you come to the drop-in tech help.

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OTPL Team Trivia Tourney

Thursday, February 11 from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: Off Site - C-Pub

Gather a team and test your knowledge! The Orion Township Public Library has partnered with the C-Pub to host trivia nights on February 11 and April 14 starting at 7:30p. Call 248-693-3001 to register your team of 2-6 people. There is a limit of 10 teams per night. Gift cards to the C-Pub will be awarded to the top three teams along with a trophy and future bragging rights for the first place team. The C-Pub is located in Canterbury Village at 2325 Joslyn Rd., Lake Orion, MI.