The 2014 – 2015 Lake Orion Area Middle Schools’ Battle of the Books will take place February 20, 2015, at 8:15 AM at Waldon Middle School. Sign up with your media specialist in the Media Center. For more information, download the 2014 – 2015 Lake Orion Area Middle Schools’ Battle Information & Rules Sheet (pdf).
The Orion Library will close at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, November 26 for the Thanksgiving Holiday and re-open on Saturday, November 29.
Fifth graders, prepare your teams. Battle of the Books 2015 has begun! Click the button for more information!
After 3 weeks (and a day), we have reopened the regular front entrance and lobby for the library this morning! We appreciate all of your patience with us, as we used a side door as the main entrance for the library during our renovations. This enabled us to give our contractors full access to the […]
“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling! Big thanks to the more than 170 kids who voted for the Dragon Award this year. Runners- up were “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Greg Heffley’s Journal” by Jeff Kinney, “Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH” by Robert C. O’Brien, “Judy Moody” by Megan McDonald, […]
Old Boots New Dirt Jason Aldean Summary: With a string of hit singles, chart-topping albums, and sold-out tours, Jason Aldean has cemented his status as one of country music’s biggest superstars. Now the reigning ACM Male Vocalist of the Year is ready to release his fifth album, which includes the single Burnin’ It Down. Contents: […]
The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us By Diane Ackerman Summary: Ackerman is justly celebrated for her unique insight into the natural world and our place in it. In this landmark book, she confronts the unprecedented reality that one prodigiously intelligent and meddlesome creature, Homo sapiens, is now the dominant force shaping the future […]
Library Renovations, 5th Grade Battle of the Books, International Game Day at Your Library, Open Beginning Computer Classes, and more.
Battle of the Books is a reading competition for teams of local fifth graders. Each team consists of 3, 4, or 5 fifth graders and must have an adult coach. Teams read 15 books chosen by the Youth Services librarians and answer questions in a quiz show format. The list of books will be available […]
This Week's Featured Events & Programs
- Friends of the Library
Monday, November 24 through Saturday, December 13
Just in time for the Christmas holidays, the Friends of the Orion Library will be holding a fall silent basket auction. All funds raised will help support library programming.
Saturday, November 29 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room A and B
Relax and eat popcorn while watching Super Buddies.
Monday, December 1 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: Craft Room
Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-693-3002 to register for this program. Practice your reading skills with Midas and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.
Tuesday, December 2 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 others company! No registration needed, just bring your project and drop in!
Tuesday, December 2 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Meeting Room A and B
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 and crazy Youtube clips. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!