• Adult Winter Reading - January 1 through February 28

Furniture for Sale!

Oak Table and Chairs - YouthWith library renovations in progress, we’ve got several items of used furniture looking for good homes. Rotating book cases, CD / DVD racks, chairs, and tables are all available. For more information, see our Craig’s List postings.

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Annual Preschool & Child Care Open House

We invite all licensed area Preschool and Child Care Providers to meet and greet parents and promote your program at the Orion Township Public Library’s Annual Preschool & Child Care Open House. Due to library renovations, the open house is scheduled for: Thursday, February 26, 2015 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Orion […]

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Lion in Mardi Gras Parade!

Lion has been spotted in New Orleans participating in a Mardi Gras parade!  He is having a fun vacation so far, and hopes all of our Lake Orion families enjoy their midwinter break!

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Winner of the Anti-Bullying @ Your Library Writing Contest

Throughout the entire month of January the library accepted short stories and poems written by students in 6th-12th grade about anti-bullying.  We got 12 excellent submissions from all three middle schools and the high school.  The winning story is attached and the student has won a $10.00 gift card to Barnes & Noble! The Oakview […]

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New January Teen Fiction & Audiobooks

How We Fall by Kate Brauning (Fiction) Ever since Jackie moved to her uncle’s sleepy farming town, she’s been flirting way too much–and with her own cousin, Marcus. Her friendship with him has turned into something she can’t control, and he’s the reason Jackie lost track of her best friend, Ellie, who left for…no one […]

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New January Movies

As Above, So Below (Feature Film) Miles of twisting catacombs lie beneath the streets of Paris, the eternal home to countless souls. When a team of explorers ventures into the uncharted maze of bones, they uncover the secret of what this city of the dead was meant to contain. A journey into madness and terror, […]

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Lion Sighting in Hawaii

Lion sends his best wishes from the sunny state of Hawaii. While reading on the beach he is thinking about his friends in Lake Orion who are enjoying all the snow! He also hopes everyone has lots of good books to snuggle in with on those snow days off from school.

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This Week's Featured Events & Programs

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

"Baby, It's Cold Outside" Adult Winter Reading Program

Thursday, January 1 through Saturday, February 28

Choose a good book and settle in to read this winter! Join our "Baby, It's Cold Outside!" Adult Winter Reading Program, and earn prizes for reading. Enter each book you read between January 1, 2015 and February 28, 2015 online for an entry into the weekly prize drawing. The prize drawings are random, but each book you log earns you a chance to win, so cozy up in front of a fire and warm up with a good book! Sign Up Online.

14th Annual Preschool and Child Care Open House

Thursday, February 26 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Location: Orion Center

If you are in search of the right preschool or child care facility come to the Orion Center for the Annual Preschool & Child Care open house.

Friends Fundraiser at Leo's Coney Island in Lake Orion

Friday, February 27 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Off Site

The Friends of the Orion Township Library will be holding a fundraiser at Leo's Coney Island, 281 S. Broadway (M-24) in Lake Orion on Friday, February 27 from 5 pm - 8 pm. You don't need to bring a flyer or a coupon or even mention that you are there to support the Friends. All you have to do is show up, order, eat, and pay for your meal! Leo's is generously donating 15% of their profits during this time period to the Friends of the Orion Township Library. This year, again, the Friends are providing the entire programming budget for the Library. So, spread the word, tell your friends and family, and let's see if we can pack the place that night, and earn as much as we can for the Library!

Mother Goose

Monday, March 2 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, March 2 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.

Book Bingo

Monday, March 2 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Play traditional bingo and win books! Bring a friend or neighbor for a free, fun filled evening.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, March 3 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site

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.

Storytime With a Twist

Tuesday, March 3 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

Play and movement will be the focus of these special storytimes. Sing a song, listen to a story then be surprised each week with a fun activity.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, March 3 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!

Geek Club

Tuesday, March 3 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Formerly known as the Anime Club, the Geek Club is a casual hang-out night for teens who enjoy anything from Anime to Doctor Who to Video Games or even crazy YouTube clips. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!

Mother Goose

Wednesday, March 4 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.

Babytime

Wednesday, March 4 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition.