All Local Businesses Welcome! As part of our upcoming annual Summer Reading program, the Orion Library wants to inspire Orion residents to shop and eat locally while also promoting the importance of getting a library card. From June 13 through August 22, 2015, the library will encourage our users to visit partnering businesses in return for a small discount or free item offered to those who present their Orion Township Public Library card.
The Orion Library will be closed Saturday, May 23 through Monday, May 25 for the Memorial Holiday.
Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, May 26.
Sound & Color Alabama Shakes Summary: On their 2012 debut Boys & Girls, Alabama Shakes never hid that they were creatures of the New South — a band with old-fashioned blues, soul, gospel, and country in their blood but raised on modern rock. On their 2015 follow-up, Sound & Color, they free themselves from the […]
Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir By Liz Prince Summary: Growing up, Liz Prince wasn’t a girly girl, dressing in pink tutus or playing Pretty Pretty princess like the other girls in her neighborhood. But she wasn’t exactly one of the guys either, as she quickly learned when her Little League baseball coach exiled her to the […]
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens agenda by Becky Albertalli (Teen Fiction) Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Now Simon is actually being blackmailed: if he doesn’t […]
Taken 3 (Feature Film) Ex-covert operative Bryan Mills, whose long awaited reconciliation with his ex-wife is tragically cut short when she is brutally murdered, must use his ‘particular set of skills’ to track down the real killers, exact his unique brand of justice, and protect the only thing that matters to him now: his daughter. […]
The Dream Lover: A Novel By Elizabeth Berg Summary: George Sand was a 19th century French novelist known not only for her novels but even more for her scandalous behavior. After leaving her estranged husband, Sand moved to Paris where she wrote, wore men’s clothing, smoked cigars, and had love affairs with famous men and […]
The Library now has a new collection for you to enjoy! Board gaming, also called tabletop gaming, is on the rise across the country and the library is sitting down at the table. We have chosen a selection of modern board games that inspire creativity, creative thinking, interaction, and are just plain fun to play. Board […]
This Week's Featured Events & Programs
- Friends of the Library
Tuesday, May 26 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.
Tuesday, May 26 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: James Ingram Room
Come and join other needle artists to work on projects and enjoy each others company! No registration needed, just bring your project and drop in!
Wednesday, May 27 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room A
The DIA Speakers bureau presents:Diego Rivera and the Detroit Industrial Murals. Now a National Landmark, learn the complex and intriguing story behind the man and the murals.
Thursday, May 28 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room B
Celebrate the movie release of Paper Towns, and discuss the popular novel by John Green. A copy of the book will be given to the first 10 teens who arrive! Pizza will also be provided. Register online.