The Library of Michigan is performing its biannual surveys for library patrons and library staff concerning MeL and statewide services. These surveys are performed every two years in an effort to improve state library services and to provide data for Library of Michigan reports to the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), which provides funding for MeL databases, MeLCat and other statewide programs.
The Orion Library will be closed Saturday, September 3 through Monday, September 5 for the Labor Day Holiday.
Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, September 6.
In this episode: Director Karen Knox, Youth Services Librarian Debra Refior, and Adult Services Librarian Kate Kloor talk about some of the exciting programs we have scheduled in the upcoming months, including our Pirate Party on International Talk Like a Pirate Day, Outside the Lines Week (#GetOTL), Youth and Teen Maker programs, and Farm Fresh […]
Earlier this year, the Library Board of Trustees analyzed its finances in order to ensure they are maximizing use of the public tax dollars. In doing so, they learned that there is over $40,000 in outstanding fines and fees that is owed by patrons to the Library. The Library Board decided it was time to […]
We have created a GoFundMe page to collect donations towards a Bike Bookmobile! This is a bicycle that would go around the community and check out items and issue library cards. For more information, visit https://www.gofundme.com/28rbz7md.
As a core community service provider in the Orion community, the Orion Township Public Library believes we play a role in bringing our community together and making it better. We are hosting Community Conversations as follows: Thursday, August 11, 2016 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm Crates Coffee House 1472 Lapeer Rd Saturday, September 10, 2016 […]
Whether you are looking for information about a place you are going to visit or just want to visit use Culturegrams to find out about famous sites, facts about a city or a state, what kind of food is popular there and more. You can use the kids edition and show your parents how to […]
Want to read about an animal you have just seen or an event you just learned about and you are not near the library? Try TrueFlix where you can watch a video, read a book, try a project and find links to learn more about whatever you are interested it – animals, disasters, outer space, […]
This Week's Featured Events & Programs
- Friends of the Library
Saturday, August 27 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room A and B
Audience: All Ages
Come catch em all at our three pokestops and battle for the Orion Library gym. Lures will be set back-to-back from 1pm to 4pm and snacks and beverages will be provided.
Monday, August 29 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Study Room 2
Audience: Adults, Senior Citizens, All Ages
Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. Sign-up for a 30 minute appointment between 2:00p-4:00p every Monday. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device. Call 248-693-3001 to register.
Tuesday, August 30 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill
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, August 30 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: James Ingram Room
Audience: Adults, Senior Citizens
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!
Thursday, September 1 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Our network & systems administrator (IT Guy) is available to help you with your electronic device from 6:00p-8:00p every Thursday. He will teach you how to use your new device, recommend devices based on your needs, remove viruses, fix error messages, configure email, recommend apps, and otherwise help you with anything involving technology. No sign up is necessary for this weekly program, but you may call Eric at 248-287-8019 if you need to discuss something before you come to the drop-in tech help.