Fifth graders, have you heard buzz about the Battle of the Books? It’s our reading competition where teams of 3, 4, or 5 fifth graders study a list of librarian-selected books, come up with crazy costumes and team names, and answer questions about the books in a quiz-show-style tournament. Intrigued? You’ll find out more in […]
Our weekly storytime classes have begun! Bring your child for age-appropriate stories, songs, finger plays, puppets, and activities the weeks of September 8 – October 6 (Session 1) and October 27- November 17 (Session 2). Baby Time is for the littlest ones ages birth to twelve months. It meets Wednesdays @10:00a. Mother Goose is for […]
In this month’s episode of Orion @ Your Library, Head of IT Judi Rudisill fills you in on some upcoming technology updates, Volunteer Lori McGeary discusses some of the different volunteer opportunities available here at the library, and Head of Adult Services Beth Sheridan and Teen Librarian Kathleen Kozlowski promote some the this month’s upcoming […]
The Summer Reading Program was a booming success! More than 350 people enjoyed the free magic show by Gordon Russ at our Summer Reading Wrap-Up. Congratulations to the 961 kids who participated in our reading program! The summer program has ended, but the fun continues. Don’t miss our Legos @ the Library, Mutt Club – […]
We had a glowing good time at Neon Glow Art earlier this month. The kids made art with neon paint and got to see the colors glow under a black light. If you missed the fun, check the calendar this October for more Neon Glow Art & Spooky Stories to get ready for Halloween!
Bubble Gum Science was sweet! We’re enjoying lots of hands-on science activities at the Orion Library because our summer reading theme is Fizz, Boom, Read! If you missed the first Bubble Gum Science class, we’ll experiment with more sticky science on Tuesday, August 5 at 2:30. The class size is limited to 15 kids, so […]
Children’s Park in downtown Lake Orion was the perfect setting for us to try out a new program, Stories in the Park. We read books, sang songs, and worked out all our wiggles on the playground. Join us on July 31 at 10am for more Stories in the Park. It’s free and everyone is welcome!
Lake Orion High School is one of 15 venues in the metro area competing to host a FREE public performance of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra on Thursday, October 2. This would be an exceptional opportunity for the entire community. To help us bring the DSO to Lake Orion, please visit the link below and vote […]
We had a ball at our Summer Reading Kick-Off Party on Saturday! If you weren’t able to make it, you can sign up for summer reading anytime online. Kids going into grades K-5 can choose to keep track of the time they read or the number of books they read. Kids ages 0-4 can join […]
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 […]