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On the Road with Culturegrams

Whether you are looking for information about a place you are going to visit or just want to visit use Culturegrams to find out about famous sites, facts about a city or a state, what kind of food is popular there and more. You can use the kids edition and show your parents how to […]


On the Road to Discovery

Want to read about an animal you have just seen or an event you just learned about and you are not near the library? Try TrueFlix where you can watch a video, read a book, try a project and find links to learn more about whatever you are interested it – animals, disasters, outer space, […]


On the Road with Hoopla

Hoopla, our newest app for streaming can be set to filter for kids.  Go to Settings on your device and flip the toggle to put Hoopla into Kids Mode for your device then tune into movies, music, audiobooks and ebooks just for kids. Find information about Hoopla on our Student Resources page and start streaming […]


On the Road with Stories

Not enough room to pack all the books you want to read on vacation? Use the Tumble Book Library to access more stories, graphic novels, non-fiction, ebooks even create your own playlists. Use the Puzzles and games tab to have some fun when you are taking a break from reading. TumbleBook Library is in Student […]

ONTV presents Orion @ Your Library

Orion @ Your Library – July and August 2016

In this episode: Director Karen Knox, Outreach Coordinator Gina Crowther, and Youth Librarian Suzanne Tison discuss some of the exciting programming we have scheduled for this summer; Head of Youth Services Deb Refior talks about our Summer Reading programs; Head of Adult Services Beth Sheridan and Oakland University archaeologist Dr. Mike Pytlik give details about […]

ONTV presents Orion @ Your Library

Orion @ your library – May/June 2016

Director Karen Knox, Head of Youth Services Deb Refior, and Adult Librarian Kate Kloor discuss the upcoming library news and programs for May and June.  Volunteer Coordinator Lori McGeary discusses the volunteer program at the library and Head of Adult Services Beth Sheridan highlights the upcoming Summer Reading Program.  

This Week's Featured Events & Programs

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

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, June 27 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. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device. Call 248-693-3001 to register.

Doggone Readers with MIdas

Monday, June 27 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Location: Youth Activity 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.

Color Me Calm

Monday, June 27 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

Color Me Calm

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, June 28 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.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, June 28 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!

Bracelet-Making Fun!

Tuesday, June 28 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room B

Rainbow Loom, friendship bracelets, beaded bracelets: come in and make one kind or all three! All materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own loom and bands if you have them.

Sign Up

Roaming readers Walking Club

Wednesday, June 29 from 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM

Location: Off Site

We will meet at the back of the library parking lot to walk the Polly Ann trail for 30 minutes and talk about books as we walk! You don’t have to read any particular book to participate, the informal discussion will be about books you are currently reading and what your favorite books are. Enjoy the health benefits of a regular walking routine, socialize with fellow book lovers, and take home recommendations of what to read next!

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DIY Nail Polish

Wednesday, June 29 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room B

A perfect gift or treat for yourself! Create your very own custom nail polish with Camille Leinbach from Autumn Moon Aesthetics. Register online.

Sign Up

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, June 30 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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Outdoor Yoga @ the library

Thursday, June 30 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Exercise and relax your mind and body; enjoy yoga outside in nature! Whether you are a beginner or experienced Yogi, join us as yoga instructor Renee Westcott leads a series of three Hatha yoga classes outside in the beautiful natural setting surrounding our building. Drop-in, no registration needed. Teens and adults are welcome. Please bring a towel or yoga mat. In case of rain, the classes will be held indoors.