• ONTV Food Drive - Now through Saturday, February 7

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Where is lion?

The Youth room is being renovated so lion decided to go on a vacation! Here is a picture of him planning his trip. Watch our webpage for updates on lion’s travels.

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Go Go Graphic

Do you love graphic novels? Did you ever wish they were all together? Now they are! There is a new Graphic section with all of the graphic novels and all of the graphic non-fiction in one place. They are located at what was the beginning of the Fiction section. Look for the sign or ask […]

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December New Audiobooks

Under the Knife by Tess Gerritsen | read by Erin Yuen For David Ransom, it begins as an open-and-shut case. Malpractice. As attorney for a grieving family, he’s determined to hang a negligent doctor. Then Dr. Kate Chesne storms into his office, dating him to seek out the truth – that she’s being framed. First, […]

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New December Movies

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Feature Film) A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war […]

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New December Teen Fiction & Audiobooks

Stranger by Rachel Manija Brown (Fiction) Many generations ago, a mysterious cataclysm struck the world. Governments collapsed and people scattered to rebuild where they could. A mutation called the Change arose, granting some people unique powers. Though the area once known as Los Angeles retains its cultural diversity, its technological marvels have faded into legend. […]

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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.

Mother Goose

Monday, January 26 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, January 26 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.

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers: Registration Required

Monday, January 26 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 Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, January 27 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, January 27 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, January 27 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!

Apollo Missions to the Moon; an insider's view

Tuesday, January 27 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Orbiting and landing on the moon is a dangerous spaceflight activity often requiring rapid and decisive changes to flight plan operations. Join us as former NASA engineer Harlan Nueville details mission control and spacecraft operations for each of the lunar landings, Apollo 11 thru 17, during which he worked in mission control.

Mother Goose

Wednesday, January 28 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, January 28 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

OTPL Team Trivia Tourney

Wednesday, January 28 from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: Off Site

Gather a team and test your knowledge! The Orion Township Public Library has partnered with the C-Pub to host trivia nights on January 28 and March 25 starting at 7:30p. Call 248.693.3001 to register your team of 2-6 people. There is also 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 for the first place team and future bragging rights.
The C-Pub is located in Canterbury Village at 2325 Joslyn Rd., Lake Orion, MI.