Author Archive | Ms. Kristen

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Vote for the 3rd Annual Dragon Award!

2nd – 5th Graders – Vote for the Third Annual Dragon Award! Five chapter books have been nominated by our Youth Librarians to earn our special award. Read the books and campaign for your favorite in the comments section. You’ll be able to cast your vote online Monday, October 26 – Tuesday, November 3. The […]

painting with slime at the Orion Library

Edible Slime recipes from our Get Gross program

Our Get Gross @ the Orion Library program this afternoon led to some delightfully disgusting outdoor art. Ms. Kristen read stories about yucky things, and then the kids painted on the sidewalk with homemade slime! Here’s the no-cook recipe if you want to try it at home: 16-oz. box cornstarch 1 1/2 c. water Food […]

The Book Worms participating in the Orion Township Public Library

And the winners for Battle of the Books 2015 are….

…the Book Worms and the Greek Geeks! Both teams scored 94 out of 100 points!             The Youth Services librarians are so proud of all the fifth graders who participated in Battle of the Books. Thank you to all the coaches, parents, and teachers who encouraged the more than 200 kids […]

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Annual Preschool & Child Care Open House

We invite all licensed area Preschool and Child Care Providers to meet and greet parents and promote your program at the Orion Township Public Library’s Annual Preschool & Child Care Open House. Due to library renovations, the open house is scheduled for: Thursday, February 26, 2015 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Orion […]

Orion's Library Lion is enjoying Mardi Gras!

Lion in Mardi Gras Parade!

Lion has been spotted in New Orleans participating in a Mardi Gras parade!  He is having a fun vacation so far, and hopes all of our Lake Orion families enjoy their midwinter break!

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Our youth librarians (and our library) won!

The librarians entered a contest on author Kelly Bennett’s website, and we won! Kelly Bennett is the author of a new picture book called VAMPIRE BABY. She ran a contest called “I Vant Books For My Library” Giveaway, and asked people to take photos of themselves with her printable vampire lips. Winners would receive free […]

Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books 2015

Fifty teams of fabulous fifth graders competed in the 2015 Battle of the Books on Saturday. The top scoring teams will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, March 17 at the Lake Orion High school. Every one who competed is a winner so every team will come on stage to take a bow […]

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, […]

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 […]