Youth Programs

Battle of the Books

2016 Battle of the Books Results

Battle of the Books 2016 was held on Saturday, March 12 at Scripps Middle School, with the Awards Ceremony at the Lake Orion High School on March 15.  A huge thank you to all the parents and event volunteers, and congratulations to all 51 participating teams! Follow the link below for battle results and this […]

"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  Please note: Participation is by application only and the Orion Library reserves the […]

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’ […]

Great Start Collaborative

Preschool 101 Classes Canceled

Funding changes at the state level are impacting Great Start’s ability to provide parent workshops through the Great Parents grant funds. They unfortunately need to cancel the following Preschool 101 workshops: October 1 (Math 101), October 8 ( Science 101), and October 15 (Art 101). We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and hope […]

Badger and Mouse reading

The Free, Easy Way to Boost Reading Scores This Summer

Studies suggest that the number of books your child reads during the summer can make a huge difference in his/her reading ability. Reading four to six books will maintain reading skills, but reading ten to twenty books can actually improve your student’s reading and language skills. To help your young readers grow, come to the […]