Author Archive | Ms. Kristen

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!

Orion Library's Summer Reading Kick-Off Open House

Summer Reading has begun!

We had a ball at our Summer Reading Kick-Off Party on Saturday! If you weren’t able to make it, you can sign up for summer reading anytime online. Kids going into grades K-5 can choose to keep track of the time they read or the number of books they read. Kids ages 0-4 can join […]

ipads available for use at the Orion Township Public Library

iPads at the Orion Library

Library card holders may borrow one of our six new iPads! All of our iPads are Wi-Fi enabled and feature specially selected Apps for early learning, school-age activities, business, entertainment, reference and much more. Patrons 18 and older may check out an iPad for in-library use for up to 2 hours or take one home […]

Boy and robot reading summer reading graphic

It’s time to Fizz, Boom, Read!

Children ages 5-12 are invited to be part of our Fizz Boom Read Summer Reading Program. Babies and toddlers ages 0-4 are invited to join our Rubber Ducky Read to Me Program. All registration and record-keeping for these programs is online, so sign up today! Why should your child participate in summer reading at the […]

spine label poetry at the library

A Fun, Easy Way to Write Poetry

To celebrate Poetry Month this April, Ms. Halli taught kids at the Orion Library a fun new way to play with poetry: Book Spine Poetry! Kids looked at the titles written on the spines of books and chose ones they thought sounded interesting. Kids stacked the books so the titles could be read like a […]

globe books

Happy Earth Day from OTPL!

Happy Earth Day! Celebrate and protect our planet by using the Orion Township Public Library. Our books don’t use up electricity, and borrowing books, magazines, dvds and cds means reusing and sharing resources.  Visiting your public library is one of the most Earth-friendly, “green” activities you can do – and it’s free! Now that the […]

Game Day at the Orion Township Public Library

Fun in the Sun at the Orion Library!

For Game Day, we took the fun outside! Kids enjoyed the sunshine as we played with the parachute, bounced balloons, and got creative by playing “Duck, Duck – Whatever!” Now that spring has sprung, please feel free to explore our Reading Garden. We have picnic tables for lunching, benches for reading, and plenty of room […]