Book Groups & Book Discussion Kits

Library Book Groups

The Orion Library offers a variety of book group options throughout the month, as well as an email book club and book club kits for those of you with book clubs of your own. New members are always welcome.

Cook the Book | Second Monday at 7:00 PM

Do you love browsing through cookbooks, trying new recipes, and then sampling and sharing new dishes? If so, grab your apron and sign up! We pick the cookbooks, you select and make a recipe from one of the cookbooks, then we all get together to share the finished products and discuss the book.

  • December 7 - Share your favorite Holiday Cookies
  • February 1 - Title selection to be determined.

Third Monday at 7:00 PM

  • December 21 - Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant? / Ro

Third Thursday at 1:30 PM

  • December 17 - A Tree Grows in Brooklyn / Betty Smith
  • January 21 - We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves / Fowler
  • February 18 - Big Little Lies / Liane Moriarty
  • March 17 - All the Light We Cannot See/ Anthony Doerr

Fourth Monday at 7:00 PM at the C-Pub

Book Bunch | Second Wednesday at 12:30 PM at the Orion Center

  • December 9 - A Tree Grows in Brooklyn / Betty Smith
  • January 13 - We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves / Fowler
  • February 10 - Big Little Lies / Liane Moriarty
  • March 9 - All the Light We Cannot See/ Anthony Doerr

Next Chapter Book Club at CJ's

Mondays at 10:00 AM (No meeting on the Second Monday of each month or February 16)
Tuesdays at 10:00 AM

The Outreach Department is committed to bringing the library to people who would otherwise not be able to utilize our services. The library is currently hosting two book discussions for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. Both groups meet at CJ’s Lakeside Grill in Downtown Lake Orion. If you know anyone with special needs who would be interested in joining our book discussion please contact the Outreach Services Department at 248.693.3000 x309.

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Email Book Clubs
Every day, Monday through Friday, you will receive in your email a five minute selection from a chapter of a book. By the end of the week, you’ll have read 2 – 3 chapters.  Every Monday we start new books. Sign up and start reading.

Book Group KitBook Discussion Kits  |  List of Available Kits

Each kit contains:

  • multiple copies of each title
  • suggested discussion questions
  • an author interview and / or biography
  • sign-out sheet for your use when distributing books to your group members

Kit circulation policy:

  • may be checked out for 6 weeks
  • may be renewed for 1 additional week if there are no holds
  • holds may be placed on 1 kit at a time
  • the fine for an overdue discussion kit is $ 1.00 per day
  • the fine for a kit returned incomplete is $ 1.00 per day

When distributing discussion kit books to your group members, please tell them to return the book to you, not the library.

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