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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!

Chromecast Device

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 […]

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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Outside the Lines

The Orion Library is taking part in Outside the Lines, a global initiative designed to celebrate the creativity and innovation happening in libraries. From September 13 – 19, 2015, organizations from across the world will host events and campaigns designed to get people thinking – and talking – about libraries in a whole new way. See […]

Play More Games!

Just in time for summer vacation, the Library has added 5 more games to our circulating Board Game collection.  Be sure to stop by and check a game out to enjoy with family and friends…there’s a wide variety to choose from!  You can see all the titles that are available HERE and place a hold […]

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Mexico: An Evening of Colors, Flavors and Traditions

The Friends of the Orion Library’s third annual Passport to Spring Fundraiser was not only a fun evening but also their most financially successful Passport to Spring to date! Thank you to all who helped make Mexico: An Evening of Colors, Flavors and Traditions  such a success.