Youth

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Discover World Book Online

Looking for help with your latest assignment? Need a picture for your project? Just want to explore something on your own? World Book Online has articles, activities, pictures, audio and visual tools to meet your every need. There is even a dictionary! Discover World Book Online today!

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Discover Britannica School

Here you will find learning tools for every level – elementary, middle and high school. Watch and learn with videos, have fun with games and other activities. Find a quick answer to your question or take more time to explore articles about famous people and places. If you are in school, Britannica School is here […]

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Game on

Get Your Game On!

Our newest program for board game lovers. There will be chess, checkers, cards and a variety of board games on Tuesday night starting at 6:30 for kids in grades K-5. Bring a friend or meet a new friend and get your game on!

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Reading dog Midas

Doggone Loveable Readers

Love dogs? Love reading? Maggie and Midas would love to have you read to them. As a bonus each time you read you will receive a stamp. After you have four stamps you can pick a free book of your choice. Call the Youth desk at 248.693.3002 to schedule a time to read to our […]

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Fall Storytimes are Here

Bring your babies, toddlers and preschoolers to the library for some fun with stories, songs, crafts and more.  All storytimes are drop in, but there are limits so come early. For complete descriptions and times see our newsletter or call the Youth desk at 248.693.3002.

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"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 kkloor@orionlibrary.org.  Please note: Participation is by application only and the Orion Library reserves the […]

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hoopla

Hoopla is Here

Hoopla is our way of providing our patrons with mobile and online access to movies, TV shows, music albums,  eBooks, comic books and audiobooks. More than 350,000 items will be available on demand. There are no late fees on these items as they expire on their due date. Click on the hoopla icon and start […]

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end of SRP

Readers are Super Heroes

Hats off to the 969 kids who participated in our summer reading program. Kids who recorded books read 136, 240 of them and kids who tracked hours read over 6556 hours! During the summer, readers also discovered our audio books, magazines, and online resources. Congratulations to all of our super summer readers

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painting with slime at the Orion Library

Edible Slime recipes from our Get Gross program

Our Get Gross @ the Orion Library program this afternoon led to some delightfully disgusting outdoor art. Ms. Kristen read stories about yucky things, and then the kids painted on the sidewalk with homemade slime! Here’s the no-cook recipe if you want to try it at home: 16-oz. box cornstarch 1 1/2 c. water Food […]

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Half Way There!

Calling all super hero readers! We are at the half way mark for summer reading. There is still time to sign up, earn fun prizes and be eligible for our grand prizes at the end of summer reading on Saturday, August 22 when Gordon the Magician will perform his fantastic magic show. Sign up today from […]

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