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ipads available for use at the Orion Township Public Library

iPads at the Orion Library

Library card holders may borrow one of our six new iPads! All of our iPads are Wi-Fi enabled and feature specially selected Apps for early learning, school-age activities, business, entertainment, reference and much more. Patrons 18 and older may check out an iPad for in-library use for up to 2 hours or take one home […]

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Big Library Read: June 3 through June 18

Big Library Read: June 3 – June 18

OverDrive’s Big Library Read is back. Download Laurien Berenson’s A Pedigree to Die For anytime between June 3rd and 18th and take part in the Online Discussion. No holds, no waitlists. A Pedigree to Die For  -  Melanie Travis Mystery Series, Book 1 By Laurien Berenson Summary:  The apparent heart attack that killed kennel owner […]

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Michigan Activity Pass

Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) – 2014

The Michigan Activity Pass is back and bigger than ever. This year’s program includes nearly 400 Michigan libraries and over 100 cultural partners. If you’re unfamiliar with MAP, it is a program designed to enhance the learning experience for people of all ages through books and other library materials, and to provide reduced cost or […]

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Lake Orion house with damaged tree on roof.

Photo Submissions Needed!

Do you have any outstanding pictures of last month’s storm? The Orion Library is developing a digital image gallery for our local history Digital Images Collection and we invite you to submit photos of how the storm affected Orion Township. When the collection is complete, it will be viewable on our Local History & Genealogy […]

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Zinio eMagazines

New eMagazine Titles

We’ve just added a dozen new titles to our Zinio eMagazine subscription list.  With Zinio and an Orion Township Library card, you can check out and download digital copies of popular magazines to read on your computer, tablet or smartphone.  There are no checkout limitations, no expiration dates, no late fees and no wait lists. […]

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New April Teen Fiction & Audiobooks

Sea of Shadows by Kelley Armstrong (Book) Twin sisters Moria and Ashyn were marked at birth to become the Keeper and the Seeker of Edgewood, beginning with their sixteenth birthday. Trained in fighting and in the secret rites of the spirits, they lead an annual trip into the Forest of the Dead. There, the veil […]

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The Native Nerds

Hooray for Battle of the Books!

Everyone’s talking about Battle of the Books 2014! Rick Lieder, co-author and photographer/illustrator of Step Out Gently, blogged about how much he enjoyed meeting our fantastic fifth graders. You can read his post here. Our first place team was The Native Nerds, who scored an incredible 100 out of 100 points! Second place went to […]

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Tickets are now available for the Friends Gala!

The 2014 Friends of the Library Gala event will be here on Saturday, April 26th from 7 to 10pm. This year’s theme is the Road to Rome, and we are excited that tickets are now available online! Join us on April 26th at the Orion Township Public Library for our second annual Friends Passport to […]

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Big Library Read - Febraury 17 through March 5

Big Library Read

This season’s Big Library Read selection is Food Network and Cooking Channel star Aida Mollenkamp’s Keys to the Kitchen.  Keys to the Kitchen is a cookbook by definition, but it’s much more than simply directions to get from page to plate.  Author Aida Mollenkamp provides helpful how-to information on everything from proper knife skills and […]

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Librarians in the Digital Age Infographic

Librarians in the Digital Age

Stepping through the doors of a public library, you’ll find books, magazines, DVDs, CDs and other physical items that you can see, pick up, use, and in many cases take with you.  You’ll also see public computers, as well as personal laptops, tablets and smartphones.  Though physical items themselves, computers and other devices serve as […]

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