Youth

Game Day at the Orion Township Public Library

Fun in the Sun at the Orion Library!

For Game Day, we took the fun outside! Kids enjoyed the sunshine as we played with the parachute, bounced balloons, and got creative by playing “Duck, Duck – Whatever!” Now that spring has sprung, please feel free to explore our Reading Garden. We have picnic tables for lunching, benches for reading, and plenty of room […]

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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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The Epic Five

Battle of the Books was a huge success!

Congratulations to all 53 Battle teams and their coaches! Battle of the Books 2014 was fantastic and we are so proud of all who worked to make the event a success. Click here for more fun photos of Battle 2014! First Place: The Native Nerds with a score of 100! Second place: The Epic Five with […]

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Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo

ALA’s 2014 Youth Award Winners

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 & […]

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Kids Reading

Be a Rockin’ Reader!

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’ […]

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Rabbit Family

It’s time for Storytime!

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 […]

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Orion Area Lighted Parade

Cheers to 2013, hello 2014!

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 […]

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Battle of the Books 2014

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.

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Amulet: The Stonekeeper by Kaza Kibuishi

The Winner of the Dragon Award is….!

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 […]

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The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

Dragon Award Nominee: The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

The Invention of Hugo Cabret By Brian Selznick Summary: When twelve-year-old Hugo, an orphan living and repairing clocks within the walls of a Paris train station in 1931, meets a mysterious toyseller and his goddaughter, his undercover life and his biggest secret are jeopardized.

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