• Library Card Signup Month - September

  • Library Link LP Fall-Winter 2014

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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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

eBooks through OverDrive

With OverDrive, you can preview eBooks and check them out through our library on your computer or device. eBooks check out for three weeks, just like traditional books do. Browse our eBook collection at ebooks.mcls.org or download the OverDrive app.

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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 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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This Week's Featured Events & Programs

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

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.

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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.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, September 23, 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 23, 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.

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 4:30 PM to 5:30 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.

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Babytime

Wednesday, September 24, 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 24, 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.

C-Pub Trivia Night

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: Off Site

Gather a team and test your knowledge! The Orion Township Public Library is excited to announce trivia nights hosted at the C-Pub on September 24 and November 5 starting at 7:30p. Call 248.693.3001 to register your team of 3-5 people. 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.

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Mother Goose

Thursday, September 25, 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 25, 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.

Beginners Computer Lab

Thursday, September 25, 2014 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.

Special Effects Demonstration

Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Get ready for Halloween! Makeup artists from Astute Artistry will be here to show participants how to do an epic zombie makeup job as well as other scary effects like scars, wounds and scabs. Register Online.

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