Author Archive | Steve Saunders

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Traveling Exhibit – Exploring Human Origins

At the Orion Library – Saturday, July 30 through Monday, August 22.  Based on a popular exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, Exploring Human Origins: What Does It Mean to Be Human? explores the process of scientific investigation by shedding light on what we know about human evolution and how we know […]

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Chromecast Now Available for Checkout!

Chromecast is a media streaming device that plugs into the HDMI port on your TV.  Simply use your mobile device and the TV you already own to cast your favorite TV shows, movies, music, sports, games and more.  You can also use it to cast a movie from Hoopla, OTPL’s downloadable media service. Chromecast works […]

Big Library Read: Oct 2015

Big Library Read: October 7 – 21, 2015

For the first time ever, OverDrive’s Big Library Read program is offering a choice of two titles: The Door in the Hedge by Robin McKinley and In the Shadows of Blackbirds by Cat Winters. Between October 7 and 21, 2015, both titles will be available with no holds and no wait lists. Download one or […]

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The Giving Season: Author / Illustrator Fair

Saturday, December 5th, 2015 from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM If you’re an author / illustrator who would like to participate in this event, please download and complete the Author / Illustrator Application (pdf) and email it to Kate Kloor at kkloor@orionlibrary.org.  Please note: Participation is by application only and the Orion Library reserves the […]

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Oakland County Simplifies Family Emergency Planning

Via News Release: Oakland County Simplifies Family Emergency Planning Release Date: 8/31/2015 5:00 AM Contact: Bill Mullan, Media & Communications Officer Office Contact Phone: 248-858-1048 Pontiac, Michigan – Oakland County is making it easy for families to develop an emergency preparedness plan during National Preparedness Month this September, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. […]

Someboday I Used to Know by David Bell

New July Fiction, Mystery, Science Fiction & Fantasy

Somebody I Used To Know By David Bell Summary:  When Nick Hansen sees the young woman at the grocery store, his heart stops. She is the spitting image of his college girlfriend, Marissa Minor, who died in a campus house fire twenty years earlier. But when Nick tries to speak to her, she acts skittish […]

Monster Hunters by Tea Krulos

New July Nonfiction

Monster Hunters: On the Trail with Ghost Hunters, Bigfooters, Ufologists, and Other Paranormal Investigators By Tea Krulos Summary:  Do ghosts exist? What about the Bigfoot, or Skinwalkers? And how will we ever know? Journalist Tea Krulos spent over a year traveling nationwide to meet individuals who have made it their life’s passion to hunt down […]

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Discounted Michigan Renaissance Festival Tickets

The Library Network (TLN) is proud to present discounted tickets to the The 2015 Michigan Renaissance Festival.  The festival will be held on Weekends & Labor Day, August 22nd through October 4th, plus Festival Friday on October 2nd. To purchase discounted tickets, visit TLN’s Renaissance Ticket Portal.  The password is MRF2015, the promo code is […]