Library News

Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books 2016 is Starting Now!

Battle of the Books, the reading competition for teams of local fifth graders is back. Teams of 3, 4 or 5 read 15 books selected by our Youth Services librarians and answer questions in a quiz show format. Battle orientation will be held Monday November 16 at 5:30 or 7:00 in the library meeting room. Battlers […]

Dragon Award Seal

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 […]

Play. Learn and Grow Together

2016 Preschool and Childcare Open House

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM All licensed preschools and child care providers are invited to participate in our annual Preschool and Child Care Open House. Meet interested parents and promote your program at our free event! Please email Ms. Kristen at by December 10 if you are interested in […]

"The Giving Season" illustration by Matt Faulkner

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  Please note: Participation is by application only and the Orion Library reserves the […]


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 […]


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.  


Check out a Board Game!

The Library now has a new collection for you to enjoy!  Board gaming, also called tabletop gaming, is on the rise across the country and the library is sitting down at the table. We have chosen a selection of modern board games that inspire creativity, creative thinking, interaction, and are just plain fun to play.  Board […]