Stories in the Park in downtown Lake Orion

Stories in the Park: July 31

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!

Detroit Symphony Orchestra logo

Help Bring the Detroit Symphony Orchestra to Lake Orion

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 […]

Orion Library's Summer Reading Kick-Off Open House

Summer Reading has begun!

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 […]

ipads available for use at the Orion Township Public Library

iPads at the Orion Library

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 […]

Boy and robot reading summer reading graphic

It’s time to Fizz, Boom, Read!

Children ages 5-12 are invited to be part of our Fizz Boom Read Summer Reading Program. Babies and toddlers ages 0-4 are invited to join our Rubber Ducky Read to Me Program. All registration and record-keeping for these programs is online, so sign up today! Why should your child participate in summer reading at the […]

spine label poetry at the library

A Fun, Easy Way to Write Poetry

To celebrate Poetry Month this April, Ms. Halli taught kids at the Orion Library a fun new way to play with poetry: Book Spine Poetry! Kids looked at the titles written on the spines of books and chose ones they thought sounded interesting. Kids stacked the books so the titles could be read like a […]

globe books

Happy Earth Day from OTPL!

Happy Earth Day! Celebrate and protect our planet by using the Orion Township Public Library. Our books don’t use up electricity, and borrowing books, magazines, dvds and cds means reusing and sharing resources.  Visiting your public library is one of the most Earth-friendly, “green” activities you can do – and it’s free! Now that the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]