Author Archive | Steve Saunders

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.

Mexico: An Evening of Colors, Flavors, and Traditions

Tickets for the Friends’ Fiesta Now On Sale

Passport to Spring – Mexico: An Evening of Colors, Flavors and Traditions Saturday, May 16 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM The Friends of the Orion Township Library, in collaboration with the group Mexicanas en Michigan, invite you to join us at our 2015 Passport to Spring – Mexico: An Evening of Colors, Flavors and Traditions. […]

2015 Grammy Nominees

New February Music

2015 Grammy Nominees Summary:  The biggest artists and the biggest hits appear on one of the most anticipated compilations of the year. The best selling collection includes categories representing nominees for Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year and more. Contents:  Shake It Off (Taylor Swift)  —  Fancy (Iggy Azalea, […]

Four Ways to Click: Rewire Your Brain for Stronger, More Rewarding Relationships by Amy Banks, M.D.

New February Nonfiction

Four Ways to Click: Rewire Your Brain for Stronger, More Rewarding Relationships By Amy Banks, M.D. with Leigh Ann Hirschman Summary:  Research shows that people cannot reach their full potential unless they are in healthy connection with others. Dr. Amy Banks teaches us how to rewire our brains for healthier relationships and happier, more fulfilling […]

After Birth by Elisa Albert

New February Fiction, Mystery, Science Fiction & Fantasy

After Birth By Elisa Albert Summary:  A widely acclaimed young writer’s fierce new novel, in which childbirth and new motherhood are as high stakes a proving ground as any combat zone A year has passed since Ari gave birth to Walker, though it went so badly awry she has trouble calling it “birth” and still […]

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Soundtrack

New January Music

Mockingjay Part 1 – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Summary:  One of the most anticipated films of 2014 comes with an equally anticipated soundtrack, which was curated by Lorde and includes her new single Yellow Flicker Beat. Contents:  Meltdown (Stromae feat. Lorde, Pusha T, Q-Tip and Haim) — Dead Air (Chvrches) — Scream My Name (Tove […]