• Friends Used Book Sale: September 15 - September 20

  • Library Card Signup Month - September

Vote for the Dragon Award

Which book do you think is better, The Lightning Thief or Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone? What about Diary of a Wimpy Kid? Vote for the book you think should earn Orion Library’s Dragon Award. Find out how here.

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Midas - English Golden Retriever associated with Therapy Dogs International

BOW WOW – READ TO US NOW!

Maggie and Midas will be at the library this fall waiting for kids to read to them. These loveable Golden Retrievers are certified reading therapy dogs.  You can sign up to read to them as part of our Mutt Club – Doggone Readers.  After four Doggone Reader visits, you will choose a free book to […]

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Mean Streak / Sandra Brown

New August Audiobooks

Mean Streak By Sandra Brown  |  Read by Jonathan Davis Summary:  Dr. Emory Charbonneau, a pediatrician and marathon runner, disappears on a mountain road in North Carolina. By the time her husband Jeff, miffed over a recent argument, reports her missing, the trail has grown cold. Literally. Fog and ice encapsulate the mountainous wilderness and […]

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The Fault in Our Stars: Music from the Motion Picture

New August Music

The Fault in Our Stars: Music from the Motion Picture Summary:  The musical companion to the eagerly awaited drama gathers tracks from some of todayâ¿¿s most compelling artists, among them Ed Sheeran, Ray Lamontagne, Jake Bugg, Grouplove, Birdy, and M83. Contents:  All of the stars (Ed Sheeran) — Simple as this (Jake Bugg) — Let […]

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Chess Piece - Black Knight

Fall Favorites are Back

Now that school’s back in session, your favorite fall youth programs are back! Come to Chess Club on Tuesdays from 4 – 5 pm. You can sign up to read to Maggie or Midas as part of our Mutt Club – Doggone Readers by calling the Youth Services department at (248) 693-3002. Our weekly storytime […]

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battle logo

Battle of the Books Buzz Has Begun

Fifth graders, have you heard buzz about the Battle of the Books? It’s our reading competition where teams of 3, 4, or 5 fifth graders study a list of librarian-selected books, come up with crazy costumes and team names,  and answer questions about the books in a quiz-show-style tournament. Intrigued? You’ll find out more in […]

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Do or Die by Suzanne Brockmann, book cover

August’s New Large Print

The Library received some wonderful new books in Large Print last month.  Below are two that we think you’ll really enjoy, but you can click HERE to see the whole list. The first case that lawyer Phoebe Kruger tries for her prestigious new firm isn’t going the way she thought it would. Her client, Ian Dunn, […]

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This Week's Featured Events & Programs

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

Friends of the Library Gently Used Book Sale

Monday, September 15, 2014 through Saturday, September 20, 2014

Come browse the thousands of books available at the Friend’s Book Sale at very reasonable prices: hardcover and large paperback books are $1, paperbacks and childrens books are $.50 cents.

  • Monday, September 15 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Local Teacher Night
  • Tuesday, September 16 from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Friends Member Preview Night
  • Wednesday, September 17 from 9:30 AM to 8:30 PM - Open to the General Public
  • Thursday, September 18 from 9:30 AM to 8:30 PM - Open to the General Public
  • Friday, September 19 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM - All Books Half Off
  • Saturday, September 20 from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM - Bag Day: Get a bagful of books for $ 5.00

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 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!

Chess Club

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Location: Recurring Event Fix

If you are new to strategy games or if you are a master, this club is for you. Learn the rules of chess, and play with your peers.

Geek Club

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 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 and crazy Youtube clips. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!

Babytime

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 10:40 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Preschool Pals

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement and creative expression.

Mother Goose

Thursday, September 18, 2014 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

Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement and creative expression.

After Hours Movie and Pizza Party

Friday, September 19, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Join your friends for a special after-hours movie night at the library. We will be watching ?The Fault in our Stars? based on the popular novel by John Green. Register Online.

Sign Up

Mother Goose

Monday, September 22, 2014 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, September 22, 2014 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, September 22, 2014 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 or Maggie and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.

Sign Up

Book Discussion at the C-Pub

Monday, September 22, 2014 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 Hundred-Year-Old-Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared" by Jonas Jonasson, stop by or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-693-3001.