Do you love graphic novels? Did you ever wish they were all together? Now they are! There is a new Graphic section with all of the graphic novels and all of the graphic non-fiction in one place. They are located at what was the beginning of the Fiction section. Look for the sign or ask […]
The librarians entered a contest on author Kelly Bennett’s website, and we won! Kelly Bennett is the author of a new picture book called VAMPIRE BABY. She ran a contest called “I Vant Books For My Library” Giveaway, and asked people to take photos of themselves with her printable vampire lips. Winners would receive free […]
In case you missed the meeting for the Battle of the Books Coaches, here’s all the information.
Fifty teams of fabulous fifth graders competed in the 2015 Battle of the Books on Saturday. The top scoring teams will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, March 17 at the Lake Orion High school. Every one who competed is a winner so every team will come on stage to take a bow […]
“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling! Big thanks to the more than 170 kids who voted for the Dragon Award this year. Runners- up were “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Greg Heffley’s Journal” by Jeff Kinney, “Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH” by Robert C. O’Brien, “Judy Moody” by Megan McDonald, […]
Battle of the Books is a reading competition for teams of local fifth graders. Each team consists of 3, 4, or 5 fifth graders and must have an adult coach. Teams read 15 books chosen by the Youth Services librarians and answer questions in a quiz show format. The list of books will be available […]
With OverDrive, you can preview eBooks and check them out through our library on your computer or device. eBooks check out for three weeks, just like traditional books do. Browse our eBook collection at ebooks.mcls.org or download the OverDrive app.
Maggie and Midas will be at the library this fall waiting for kids to read to them. These loveable Golden Retrievers are certified reading therapy dogs. You can sign up to read to them as part of our Mutt Club – Doggone Readers. After four Doggone Reader visits, you will choose a free book to […]
Now that school’s back in session, your favorite fall youth programs are back! Come to Chess Club on Tuesdays from 4 – 5 pm. You can sign up to read to Maggie or Midas as part of our Mutt Club – Doggone Readers by calling the Youth Services department at (248) 693-3002. Our weekly storytime […]
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 […]