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Neon Glow Art at the Orion Library

Neon Glow Art

We had a glowing good time at Neon Glow Art earlier this month. The kids made art with neon paint and got to see the colors glow under a black light. If you missed the fun, check the calendar this October for more Neon Glow Art & Spooky Stories to get ready for Halloween!

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Bubble Gum Science at the Orion Township Public Library

Bubble Gum Science

Bubble Gum Science was sweet! We’re enjoying lots of hands-on science activities at the Orion Library because our summer reading theme is Fizz, Boom, Read! If you missed the first Bubble Gum Science class, we’ll experiment with more sticky science on Tuesday, August 5 at 2:30. The class size is limited to 15 kids, so […]

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Stories in the Park in downtown Lake Orion

Stories in the Park: July 31

Children’s Park in downtown Lake Orion was the perfect setting for us to try out a new program, Stories in the Park. We read books, sang songs, and worked out all our wiggles on the playground. Join us on July 31 at 10am for more Stories in the Park. It’s free and everyone is welcome!

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New June Movies

300: Rise of an Empire Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. He’s pitted against the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes, and Artemesia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy.           Blue is the warmest […]

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New June Teen Fiction & Audiobooks

Graduation Day by Joelle Charbonneau (Book) She wants to put an end to the Testing In a scarred and brutal future, The United Commonwealth teeters on the brink of all-out civil war. The rebel resistance plots against a government that rules with cruelty and cunning. Gifted student and Testing survivor, Cia Vale, vows to fight. […]

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Faceoff edited by David Baldacci

New June Audiobooks

Faceoff Edited by David Baldacci  |  Read by various narrators Summary:  A one-of-a-kind anthology that pulls together the most beloved characters from the best and most popular thriller series today. Worlds collide! In an unprecedented collaboration, twenty-three of the world’s bestselling and critically acclaimed thriller writers have paired their series characters in an eleven-story anthology […]

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This Week's Featured Events & Programs

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

Boom Boom Wow

Friday, August 01, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 11:40 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Watch in awe as we explore the reason things explode! We’ll demonstrate the relationships between pressure, temperature and fuel to explain why things go KA-BOOM!

Steampunk Jewelry Adult Session

Saturday, August 02, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Make your own one of a kind charm necklace with local artist Rena Hopkins. You'll learn basic wire wrapping and jewelry making techniques that will allow you to turn everyday trinkets into beautiful jewelry. Choose from vintage watch dials, buttons, beads and other bits and baubles to make a gift for yourself or someone you love. All tools and supplies included.

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Picture of Steampunk Necklace

Steampunk Jewelry Teen Session

Saturday, August 02, 2014 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Local artist Rena Hopkins will be here to help you create a high quality piece of steampunk inspired jewelry. You can find samples of her art on her website: http://www.divineiguana.com/Jewelry.html
Registration required.

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Babytime

Monday, August 04, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition.

Mother Goose

Monday, August 04, 2014 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.

Newcomers and Neighbors

Monday, August 04, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

If you are new to the Orion area, join us on the first Monday of each month to meet others, learn more about this wonderful community where "living is a vacation". This will be a great chance to meet others hopefully form an ongoing network of and newcomers to Orion!

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, August 05, 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!

Bubble Gum Science

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 from 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Craft Room

Here's some science you can really sink your teeth into! We'll learn how bubble gum came to be and do some hands-on (and teeth-on) experiments. Class size is limited to the first 15, and preference will be given to those who have not attended this program before.

Anime Club

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Join the Anime Club at your library! Bring your favorite manga, anime or comic. We watch member selected shows, such as Black Butler, Soul Eater and Fairy Tail, watch crazy youtube clips and play games. Come chill with us and get your weekly fix of anime. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!

Kindermusik Mornings

Wednesday, August 06, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Children ages infant to 18 months and parents join in the creative experience of Kindermusik’s blend of singing, dancing and musical activities. These programs are led by Kindermusik instructors from the Clarkston Conservatory.

Kindermusik Mornings

Wednesday, August 06, 2014 from 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Children ages 18 months to 3 years and parents join in the creative experience of Kindermusik’s blend of singing, dancing and musical activities. These programs are led by Kindermusik instructors from the Clarkston Conservatory.

Kindermusik Mornings

Wednesday, August 06, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Children ages 3-5 and parents join in the creative experience of Kindermusik’s blend of singing, dancing and musical activities. These programs are led by Kindermusik instructors from the Clarkston Conservatory.

Drop In Craft

Thursday, August 07, 2014 from 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Craft Room

How creative are you? Come to the library, bring your friends and make something special!