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Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books 2015 is on!

Fifth graders, prepare your teams. Battle of the Books 2015 has begun! Click the button for more information!

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

The 2014 Dragon Award winner is….

“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling! Big thanks to the more than 170 kids who voted for the Dragon Award this year. Runners- up were “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Greg Heffley’s Journal” by Jeff Kinney, “Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH” by Robert C. O’Brien, “Judy Moody” by Megan McDonald, […]

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Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books 2015 is in the works!

Battle of the Books is a reading competition for teams of local fifth graders. Each team consists of 3, 4, or 5 fifth graders and must have an adult coach.  Teams read 15 books chosen by the Youth Services librarians and answer questions in a quiz show format. The list of books will be available […]

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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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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 logo

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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Woman Reading to Toddler

Join Us for Storytime Classes!

Our weekly storytime classes have begun! Bring your child for age-appropriate stories, songs, finger plays, puppets, and activities the weeks of September 8 – October 6 (Session 1) and October 27- November 17 (Session 2). Baby Time is for the littlest ones ages birth to twelve months. It meets Wednesdays @10:00a. Mother Goose is for […]

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Summer Reading Finale 2014

See You Next Year, Summer Reading!

The Summer Reading Program was a booming success! More than 350 people enjoyed the free magic show by Gordon Russ at our Summer Reading Wrap-Up. Congratulations to the 961 kids who participated in our reading program! The summer program has ended, but the fun continues. Don’t miss our Legos @ the Library, Mutt Club – […]

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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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