• Beginners Computer Lab - Thursday, October 23 at 2pm

  • Nation Friends of the Library Week Fundraiser at Leo's Coney Island

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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Interior Renovations Underway

If you have visited the library in the past couple of weeks, you have already seen that we have begun our interior renovations in the lobby area. Our project will intensify over the next few weeks, with contractors coming into the lobby to do work with the electrical, walls, and flooring. Therefore, beginning on Monday, […]

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New Large Print

OTPL received some excellent new titles for our Large Print Collection last month.  Below are just a couple of the books we think you’ll love; to see the entire list, please click HERE.   Everything about the man is a mystery: the massive ranch in the remote Black Hills of Wyoming that nobody ever visits, the […]

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New September Movies

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (Feature Film) Captain America teams with the Black Widow and a new ally, the Falcon, in a fight for the future of mankind. Following the cataclysmic events in New York with the Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the […]

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New September Teen Fiction & Audiobooks

Mortal Danger by Ann Aguirre (Book) Edie Kramer has a score to settle with the beautiful people at Blackbriar Academy. Their cruelty drove her to the brink of despair, and four months ago, she couldn’t imagine being strong enough to face her senior year. But thanks to a Faustian compact with the enigmatic Kian, she […]

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ONTV presents Orion @ Your Library

Orion @ Your Library – Episode 11

In this month’s episode of ONTV’s Orion @ Your Library, Head of Adult Services Beth Sheridan discusses our social media classes for seniors, Head of Youth Services Debra Refior fills you in on the 2014 Dragon Award, Volunteer Coordinator Lori McGeary explains the Michigan Libraries for Life campaign, and Director Karen Knox gives more details […]

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Personal: A Jack Reacher Novel by Lee Child

New September Audiobooks

Personal  –  Jack Reacher Novels, Book 19 By Lee Child  |  Read by Dick Hill Summary:  Jack Reacher walks alone. Once a go-to hard man in the U.S. military police, now he’s a drifter of no fixed abode. But the army tracks him down. Because someone has taken a long-range shot at the French president. […]

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This Week's Featured Events & Programs

  • Youth
  • Teen
  • Adult
  • Outreach
  • Friends of the Library
Beginners Computer Lab

Beginners Computer Lab

Thursday, October 23 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Computer Lab

The Beginners Computer Lab is a drop-in lab at the library designed to help you practice basic computer skills like using a mouse and keyboard, selecting, copying and pasting text, saving documents, or setting up an email account. We will provide guided activities and librarian assistance to help you become more comfortable using computers for everyday tasks.

National Friends of Libraries Week Fundraiser at Leo's Coney Island

Friday, October 24 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

The week of October 19th is National Friends of Libraries Week! Come to Leo's Coney Island in Lake Orion on Friday, October 24th between 5:000p and 8:00p and 10% of the proceeds will go to the Friends of the Orion Township Library. All are welcome!

Special Needs Storytime

Saturday, October 25 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

This storytime is for children ages 2-5 who may feel more comfortable attending a smaller program. We will have stories, music, and lots of fun!

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Haunted House Set-Up

Saturday, October 25 from 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Volunteers needed to help set-up the annual kid-friendly haunted house. Bring your own scary props and snacks will be provided!

Hello Kitty Reading Day

Saturday, October 25 from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Location: Craft Room

Be a part of the first-ever Hello Kitty Reading Day! Celebrate reading and Hello Kitty’s 40th Anniversary with Hello Kitty themed stories, activities, and crafts.

Mother Goose

Monday, October 27 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, October 27 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.

Haunted House

Monday, October 27 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

Drop in October 27-30 from 6:00p-8:00p if you dare for the library?s annual kid-friendly haunted house put on by teen volunteers. Ages birth to 5th grade welcome.

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers: Registration Required

Monday, October 27 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.

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Mother Goose

Tuesday, October 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.

Mother Goose

Tuesday, October 28 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, October 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!

Chess Club

Tuesday, October 28 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Location: Youth Department

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.

Haunted House

Tuesday, October 28 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

Drop in October 27-30 from 6:00p-8:00p if you dare for the library?s annual kid-friendly haunted house put on by teen volunteers. Ages birth to 5th grade welcome.

Babytime

Wednesday, October 29 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, October 29 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.

Haunted House

Wednesday, October 29 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

Drop in October 27-30 from 6:00p-8:00p if you dare for the library?s annual kid-friendly haunted house put on by teen volunteers. Ages birth to 5th grade welcome.