• Big Library Read - March 17 through March 31

  • Teen RPG Geek Night - Friday, March 27 at 6 PM

Tickets for the Friends’ Fiesta Now On Sale

Mexico: An Evening of Colors, Flavors, and Traditions

Passport to Spring – Mexico: An Evening of Colors, Flavors and Traditions

Saturday, May 16 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

The Friends of the Orion Township Library, in collaboration with the group Mexicanas en Michigan, invite you to join us at our 2015 Passport to Spring – Mexico: An Evening of Colors, Flavors and Traditions. Experience a festive and magical evening as our library is transformed into five of the most traditional and colorful states of Mexico. Prepare to enjoy live mariachi band music, traditional folk dances, and a variety of authentic Mexican food and drinks. Learn interesting historical and cultural facts about Mexico! Tickets are available for $35 per person ($40 at the door) online or at the library’s Customer Service Desk.

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Whiteboard

It’s All New!

A very special thank you to the artist who left this on our new whiteboard! If you have not been to the Youth department lately you may need to stop at the desk and ask for a tour by one of your favorite librarians! Collections have moved, computers have moved, there is new furniture, a […]

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ONTV presents Orion @ Your Library

Orion @ Your Library: Episode 16

Host Katie Ciaramitaro talks with Head of Adult Services Beth Sheridan about several upcoming events including 3,000 Miles by Bicycle, Teen Services Librarian Kathleen Kozlowski about the upcoming After Hours Movie & Pizza Party featuring Mockingjay Part 1, Outreach Coordinator Gina Crowther about International Tabletop Day on Saturday, April 11, and more.

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Reading Rockers

Battle of the Books is on ONTV

It was a rockin’ good time at Scripps Middle School for the 2015 Battle of the Books last Saturday. ONTV was there and the live broadcast of the Battle is scheduled for  Wednesday, March 18 during the news at 10:00. Too late to stay up? Missed it? Check it out on  ONTV’s You Tube page […]

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new books and dvds 163

Changes, changes, changes

The Youth room is changing every day! The new books, movies, audio books, music CDs and video games have all moved into the front of the Youth room. Computers should be back next week. Be sure to ask the librarian if you need help finding anything.

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2015 Grammy Nominees

New February Music

2015 Grammy Nominees Summary:  The biggest artists and the biggest hits appear on one of the most anticipated compilations of the year. The best selling collection includes categories representing nominees for Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year and more. Contents:  Shake It Off (Taylor Swift)  —  Fancy (Iggy Azalea, […]

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Four Ways to Click: Rewire Your Brain for Stronger, More Rewarding Relationships by Amy Banks, M.D.

New February Nonfiction

Four Ways to Click: Rewire Your Brain for Stronger, More Rewarding Relationships By Amy Banks, M.D. with Leigh Ann Hirschman Summary:  Research shows that people cannot reach their full potential unless they are in healthy connection with others. Dr. Amy Banks teaches us how to rewire our brains for healthier relationships and happier, more fulfilling […]

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This Week's Featured Events & Programs

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

RPG Geek Night

Friday, March 27 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Come to this special after hours role playing geek night! Bring your own Magic deck to play against others. We will also have a Dungeon Master for Dungeons & Dragons and of course, pizza! Register online.

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Youth Chairs

Library Garage Sale

Saturday, March 28 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Due to library renovations, we have numerous library items looking for good homes: office chairs, shelving, computer equipment, and other miscellaneous treasures.

Mother Goose

Monday, March 30 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, March 30 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.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, March 31 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, March 31 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, March 31 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!

Mother Goose

Wednesday, April 1 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.