Author Archive | Karen Knox

Library Board works to provide timely equal access to shared materials

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 […]

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Bike Bookmobile fundraising

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.

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Orion Community Conversations

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 […]

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HVAC Install April 2016

On Sunday, April 24, 2016, we installed 6 new rooftop HVAC units at the Library. Below is a collection of photos from the event. The crane workers and the guys from Lake Orion Plumbing Heating and Cooling all did an excellent job!

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Library Lobby Reopens!

After 3 weeks (and a day), we have reopened the regular front entrance and lobby for the library this morning! We appreciate all of your patience with us, as we used a side door as the main entrance for the library during our renovations. This enabled us to give our contractors full access to the […]

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, […]

Interior Renovations Coming Soon

As previously announced, the Orion Township Public Library will be undergoing some interior renovations over the next six months or so. We will be working in our Youth area and our Lobby area, but we will start in the Lobby. We will likely begin some of the initial work in the next few weeks, removing […]

Tickets are now available for the Friends Gala!

The 2014 Friends of the Library Gala event will be here on Saturday, April 26th from 7 to 10pm. This year’s theme is the Road to Rome, and we are excited that tickets are now available online! Join us on April 26th at the Orion Township Public Library for our second annual Friends Passport to […]

America’s Libraries Are Rung on Ladder of Opportunity

Following President Obama’s State of the Union address last night, the American Library Association (ALA) President issued this press release, emphasizing how libraries continue to hold a very important role in our communities today. http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2014/01/america-s-libraries-are-rung-ladder-opportunity