Author Archive | Ms. Kristen

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 or download the OverDrive app.

Midas - English Golden Retriever associated with Therapy Dogs International


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 […]

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 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 […]


Vote for the Dragon Award

Which book do you think is better, The Lightning Thief or Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone? What about Diary of a Wimpy Kid? Vote for the book you think should earn Orion Library’s Dragon Award. Find out how here.

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 […]

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 – […]

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!

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 […]

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!