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Make a Bracelet

Friendship bracelets, beaded bracelets or Rainbow Loom bracelets. Come and make one or one of each on Tuesday, December 27 at 2:00p. All materials are provided. Registration is required.

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The 2016 Dragon Award Winner is…

Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins! Big thanks to all of the kids who voted for the Dragon Award this year-we had 2,945 votes! Runners-up were Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman, The 39 Clues: The Maze of Bones by Rick Riordan, Big Nate From the Top by Lincoln Peirce, and Dork Diaries: Tales From a Not-So-Fabulous […]

Adult Services Renovation Underway

If you visit the library in the next couple months, you will see that we have started the renovation of our Adult Services space. Similar to our renovation of the Lobby and Youth Services spaces a couple years ago, this renovation will involve removing wallpaper and painting, adding some electrical, replacing the carpeting, and installing […]

Library Board works to provide timely equal access to shared materials

Earlier this year, the Library Board of Trustees analyzed its finances in order to ensure they are maximizing use of the public tax dollars. In doing so, they learned that there is over $40,000 in outstanding fines and fees that is owed by patrons to the Library. The Library Board decided it was time to […]

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Bike Bookmobile fundraising

We have created a GoFundMe page to collect donations towards a Bike Bookmobile! This is a bicycle that would go around the community and check out items and issue library cards. For more information, visit https://www.gofundme.com/28rbz7md.

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Orion Community Conversations

As a core community service provider in the Orion community, the Orion Township Public Library believes we play a role in bringing our community together and making it better. We are hosting Community Conversations as follows: Thursday, August 11, 2016 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm Crates Coffee House 1472 Lapeer Rd Saturday, September 10, 2016 […]

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HVAC Install April 2016

On Sunday, April 24, 2016, we installed 6 new rooftop HVAC units at the Library. Below is a collection of photos from the event. The crane workers and the guys from Lake Orion Plumbing Heating and Cooling all did an excellent job!

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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 […]

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2016 Battle of the Books Results

Battle of the Books 2016 was held on Saturday, March 12 at Scripps Middle School, with the Awards Ceremony at the Lake Orion High School on March 15.  A huge thank you to all the parents and event volunteers, and congratulations to all 51 participating teams! Follow the link below for battle results and this […]

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The 2015 Dragon Award Winner is…

“I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912” by Lauren Tarshis! Big thanks to the more than 890 kids who voted for the Dragon Award this year. Runners- up were “The Tale of Despereaux” by Kate DiCamillo, “Babymouse: Queen of the World” by Jennifer Holm, “Knucklehead” by Jon Scieszka, and “Ivy & Bean” by Annie […]