Attention, Battle Teams and Coaches! On March 15, the librarians will ask you the toughest 50 questions we can about our Battle Books, and you’ll need to supply the correct title and author. To make sure your hands don’t cramp trying to write long subtitles, here is the Official List of Acceptable Answers for 2014: [...]
The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults – including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards – at its Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia. See the ALA Press Release for a complete list of winners and nominees. John Newbery Medal Flora & [...]
Become a member of the Orion Library Rockin’ Readers! This is our new and exciting year-round reading program for students in grades 3 – 5. Read 7 books in one genre (Adventure, Fantasy, Graphic Novels, Mystery, Nonfiction), and fill in the reading log. Bring your completed log to the library and pick up your Rockin’ [...]
Storytime Classes teach the foundations of reading, social skills, and creative skills. Bring your child to Storytime Class and enjoy age-appropriate stories, songs, finger plays, puppets, and activities! Winter 2014 Storytime Classes begin the week of January 13 and run for 8 weeks. There’s no need to sign up for Storytime Classes anymore! Pick up [...]
2013 was an exciting year for the Orion Township Public Library. Our Friends of the Library hosted the first annual Passport to Spring Gala, we had an action-packed Summer Reading program, and we are proud of our non-last place finish in the Dragon on the Lake Dragon Boat Races! In 2014, we have plenty of [...]
Fifth graders, are you ready for Battle of the Books 2014? There’s still time to register online! Battle Coaches, we have an optional meeting on Feb. 3 @ 7pm. For more information, visit our Battle 2014 page.
AMULET: THE STONEKEEPER by Kaza Kibuishi is the winner of our first ever Orion Library Dragon Award! Thanks to the 272 kids who voted in our election, and thanks to the hundreds of kids who read the five nominated books. If you like THE STONEKEEPER, check out the rest of Kaza Kibuishi‘s books at the [...]
Amulet, Book 1: The Stonekeeper By Kaza Kibuishi Summary: After the tragic death of their father, Emily and Navin move with their mother to the home of her deceased great-grandfather, but the strange house proves to be dangerous. Before long, a sinister creature lures the kids’ mom through a door in the basement. Em and [...]
Ellie McDoodle: Have Pen, Will Travel By Ruth McNally Barshaw Summary: Eleven-year-old Ellie McDoodle illustrates her sketchbook with chronicles of her adventures and mishaps while camping with her cousins, aunt, and uncle.
The Adventures of Captain Underpants By Dav Pilkey Summary: When George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking that he is the superhero Captain Underpants, he leads them to the lair of the nefarious Dr. Diaper, where they must defeat his evil robot henchmen.