Author Archive | Steve Saunders

Every Hero has a Story - 2015 Summer Reading

Partner with the Orion Library for Summer Reading

All Local Businesses Welcome!  As part of our upcoming annual Summer Reading program, the Orion Library wants to inspire Orion residents to shop and eat locally while also promoting the importance of getting a library card. From June 13 through August 22, 2015, the library will encourage our users to visit partnering businesses in return […]

Sound & Color by Alabama Shakes

New April Music

Sound & Color Alabama Shakes Summary:  On their 2012 debut Boys & Girls, Alabama Shakes never hid that they were creatures of the New South — a band with old-fashioned blues, soul, gospel, and country in their blood but raised on modern rock. On their 2015 follow-up, Sound & Color, they free themselves from the […]

Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir by Liz Prince

New April Nonfiction

Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir By Liz Prince Summary:  Growing up, Liz Prince wasn’t a girly girl, dressing in pink tutus or playing Pretty Pretty princess like the other girls in her neighborhood. But she wasn’t exactly one of the guys either, as she quickly learned when her Little League baseball coach exiled her to the […]

The Dream Lover by Elizabeth Berg

New April Fiction, Mystery, Science Fiction, & Fantasy

The Dream Lover: A Novel By Elizabeth Berg Summary:  George Sand was a 19th century French novelist known not only for her novels but even more for her scandalous behavior. After leaving her estranged husband, Sand moved to Paris where she wrote, wore men’s clothing, smoked cigars, and had love affairs with famous men and […]

ONTV presents Orion @ Your Library - May 2015

Orion @ Your Library – May 2015

In the latest episode of ONTV’s Orion @ Your Library, Head of Youth Services Debra Refior gives a tour of the newly redesigned Youth Department, Volunteer Coordinator Lori McGeary talks with one of our regular volunteers and discusses upcoming volunteer opportunities, Teen Services Librarian Kathleen Kozlowski and Head of Adult Services Beth Sheridan share information […]

Michigan State Capitol Building

May 5, 2015 Ballot Proposal Information

On May 5, 2015, Michigan electors will be asked to vote on Proposal 15-1, which would amend parts of the Michigan Constitution to increase the sales and use tax rates, exempt gasoline and diesel fuel from the sales and use taxes, dedicate additional use tax revenue to the State School Aid Fund, and revise the […]

5 Seconds of Summer

New March Music

5 Seconds of Summer 5 Seconds of Summer Summary:  Hot off the heels of their She Looks So Perfect EP, 5 Seconds of Summer release their debut album. The band has also been spending time on the road as the opening act for One Direction on their tour. Contents:  She Looks So Perfect  —  Don’t […]

Lies That Bind by Maggie Barbieri

New March Fiction, Mystery, Science Fiction, & Fantasy

Lies That Bind – Maeve Conlon Novels, Book 2 By Maggie Barbieri Summary:  In the acclaimed Once Upon a Lie, Maggie Barbieri introduced Maeve Conlon, a single mother and bakery owner hiding dark secrets behind her cookie-cutter suburban life. Now, Maeve’s moving on with everyday life when the unthinkable happens: her father dies of a […]

Captivology by Ben Parr

New March Nonfiction

Captivology: The Science of Capturing People’s Attention By Ben Parr Summary:  The former editor of Mashable and cofounder of DominateFund examines the psychological phenomena that captivate our attention–and how we can leverage them to draw and retain attention for our ideas, work, companies, and more. Whether you’re an artist or a salesperson, a teacher or […]

ONTV presents Orion @ Your Library

Orion @ Your Library: Episode 16

Host Katie Ciaramitaro talks with Head of Adult Services Beth Sheridan about several upcoming events including 3,000 Miles by Bicycle, Teen Services Librarian Kathleen Kozlowski about the upcoming After Hours Movie & Pizza Party featuring Mockingjay Part 1, Outreach Coordinator Gina Crowther about International Tabletop Day on Saturday, April 11, and more.