ExMachina

New July Movies

Ex Machine (Feature Film) Caleb, a 24-year-old coder at the world?́?s largest Internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a retreat belonging to the company?́?s reclusive CEO, Nathan. But when Caleb arrives he finds that he will have to participate in a fascinating experiment with the world?́?s first true artificial intelligence, housed […]

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DyingGirl

New July Teen Fiction and Audiobooks

The Six by Mark Alpert (Teen Fiction) To save humanity, they must give up their own.  Adam’s muscular dystrophy has stolen his mobility, his friends, and in a few short years, it will take his life. Virtual reality games are Adam’s only escape from his wheelchair. In his alternate world, he can defeat anyone. Running, […]

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Someboday I Used to Know by David Bell

New July Fiction, Mystery, Science Fiction & Fantasy

Somebody I Used To Know By David Bell Summary:  When Nick Hansen sees the young woman at the grocery store, his heart stops. She is the spitting image of his college girlfriend, Marissa Minor, who died in a campus house fire twenty years earlier. But when Nick tries to speak to her, she acts skittish […]

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Monster Hunters by Tea Krulos

New July Nonfiction

Monster Hunters: On the Trail with Ghost Hunters, Bigfooters, Ufologists, and Other Paranormal Investigators By Tea Krulos Summary:  Do ghosts exist? What about the Bigfoot, or Skinwalkers? And how will we ever know? Journalist Tea Krulos spent over a year traveling nationwide to meet individuals who have made it their life’s passion to hunt down […]

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painting with slime at the Orion Library

Edible Slime recipes from our Get Gross program

Our Get Gross @ the Orion Library program this afternoon led to some delightfully disgusting outdoor art. Ms. Kristen read stories about yucky things, and then the kids painted on the sidewalk with homemade slime! Here’s the no-cook recipe if you want to try it at home: 16-oz. box cornstarch 1 1/2 c. water Food […]

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This Week's Featured Events & Programs

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

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, August 31 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 5:00p-7:00p the 1st and 2nd Monday of each month. 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.

Book Discussion at the C-Pub

Monday, August 31 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Off Site

New members are always welcome for the monthly book discussions at the C-Pub, located at the north end of Canterbury Village. To reserve a copy of "The Shoemaker's Wife" by Adriana Trigiani, stop by or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-693-3001.

The Shoemaker's Wife by Adriana Trigiani

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, September 1 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.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, September 1 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, September 1 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 or even crazy YouTube clips. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Wednesday, September 2 from 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Be a Lifesaver! Donate Blood @ the Orion Library. To schedule an appointment, visit www.redcrossblood.org/make-donation/ and enter the sponsor code: orionlibrary. Appointments can also be scheduled via email or phone at 248-693-3000 x324. Walk-ins are also welcome.