Summer Reading 2014 - Orion Township Public Library
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Upcoming Events
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Date
Monday, June 09, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Create 3 cards using a variety of techniques. Learn to use the Cuttlebug to add dimension and interest to your cards; see samples at the adult reference desk. Registration required.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Orion Library

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Date
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come and join other needle artists to work on projects and enjoy each other’s company! No registration needed, just bring your project and drop in!
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

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Date
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
In this class, taught by Registered Nurse and Health Coach Terri Seldon, you will learn how to create green smoothies for specific health concerns. Participants will sample basic, blueberry superfood, and delicious chocolate smoothies as well as receive a recipe book. Registration required.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Orion Library

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Date
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The group will be discussing the book "The Night Circus" by Erin Morgenstern. The next title to be read for July will be "The Story of Beautiful Girl" by Rachel Simon.
Location
Orion Center
Library
Orion Library

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Date
Saturday, June 14, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Bring your basic computer questions (and devices if possible) to the library for a one on one help session. We will provide individualized instruction on basic computer skills. Help is available on a first come, first served basis. Contact 248-693-3000 x334 for more information.
Location
Study Room 2
Library
Orion Library

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Date
Monday, June 16, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
New members are always welcome for the monthly book discussions held at the library September-June.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come and join other needle artists to work on projects and enjoy each other’s company! No registration needed, just bring your project and drop in!
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

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Date
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come and join other needle artists to work on projects and enjoy each other’s company! No registration needed, just bring your project and drop in!
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

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Date
Saturday, June 28, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
The science of food preservation has changed greatly over the years; learn to can and freeze fresh and local food, safely! Robin Danto, M.S., of the department of Food Safety and Nutrition at the Michigan State University Extension will present this timely and important topic.

Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come and join other needle artists to work on projects and enjoy each other’s company! No registration needed, just bring your project and drop in!
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

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Date
Monday, July 07, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Description
If you are new to the Orion area, join us on the first Monday of each month to meet others, learn more about this wonderful community where "living is a vacation". This will be a great chance to meet others hopefully form an ongoing network of and newcomers to Orion!
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come and join other needle artists to work on projects and enjoy each other’s company! No registration needed, just bring your project and drop in!
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Join retired engineer Harlan Neuville as he gives us an up close and personal look at working Mission Control during the heyday of the NASA Space Program and moon launches, from 1966-1975.
Location
Meeting Room A and B
Library
Orion Library

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Date
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The group will be discussing the book "The Story of Beautiful Girl" by Rachel Simon. The next title to be read for August will be "Half Broke Horses" by Jeannette Walls.
Location
Orion Center
Library
Orion Library

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Date
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Bring your basic computer questions (and devices if possible) to the library for a one on one help session. We will provide individualized instruction on basic computer skills. Help is available on a first come, first served basis. Contact 248-693-3000 x334 for more information.
Location
Study Room 2
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 14, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Join “historyteller” Maureen Esther and meet the man who is called “The Father of Modern Science,” physicist, mathematician, astronomer and philosopher, Galileo.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come and join other needle artists to work on projects and enjoy each other’s company! No registration needed, just bring your project and drop in!
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Have you ever wanted to learn how to make your own laundry soap? How about a great all-purpose cleaner? Stop spending a fortune on commercially produced cleaning products that introduce toxic chemicals into your home, and learn how to make your own with essential oils and natural ingredients! Besides smelling FABULOUS, these natural, non-toxic cleaners are a snap to make and are highly effective in killing germs, mold and mildew. Registration required.
Location
Meeting Room A and B
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come and join other needle artists to work on projects and enjoy each other’s company! No registration needed, just bring your project and drop in!
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come and join other needle artists to work on projects and enjoy each other’s company! No registration needed, just bring your project and drop in!
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Make your own one of a kind charm necklace with local artist Rena Hopkins. You'll learn basic wire wrapping and jewelry making techniques that will allow you to turn everyday trinkets into beautiful jewelry. Choose from vintage watch dials, buttons, beads and other bits and baubles to make a gift for yourself or someone you love. All tools and supplies included.
Location
Meeting Room A and B
Library
Orion Library

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Date
Monday, August 04, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Description
If you are new to the Orion area, join us on the first Monday of each month to meet others, learn more about this wonderful community where "living is a vacation". This will be a great chance to meet others hopefully form an ongoing network of and newcomers to Orion!
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come and join other needle artists to work on projects and enjoy each other’s company! No registration needed, just bring your project and drop in!
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Bring your basic computer questions (and devices if possible) to the library for a one on one help session. We will provide individualized instruction on basic computer skills. Help is available on a first come, first served basis. Contact 248-693-3000 x334 for more information.
Location
Study Room 2
Library
Orion Library

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Date
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Join us as we mark the end of the Adult Summer Reading Club and enjoy the music of the RJ Spangler Trio + Larry Smith. The Grand Prize Winner for the Adult Summer Reading Program will be announced.
Location
Meeting Room A and B
Library
Orion Library

Welcome to the Orion Township Public Library Summer Reading Program
Important Messages
Keep track of books you read or listen to online. Each book you record earns you an entry for weekly prize drawings as well as for the grand prize drawing at the end of summer for a Kindle Fire HD!

Enter each book read or listened to between June 7th and August 9th online for an entry into the grand prize drawing. You may also include a review of each book you read. 5 is the best rating you can give a book!
Reviews
Title
The Ocean Between Us
Author
Susan Wiggs
Review
Grace Bennett, a Navy wife, has some regrets about being married to her husband. While at sea, he is involved in an accident and it helps to being them even closer.  Check our Catalog
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Title
Summer at Willow Lake
Author
Susan Wiggs
Review
Olivia Bellamy goes back to Camp Kioga to beautify it for the celebration of her grandparents 50th wedding anniversary. She works with a local contractor, who she was in love with while attending camp as a child, and ends up feeling the same as before.  Check our Catalog
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Title
Passing Through Paradise
Author
Susan Wiggs
Review
Sandra Winslow, a widow, of Victor Winslow is not well liked in the community of Paradise. The story of her journey through the trials of clearing her name for murdering her husband, supposedly, is told. In the end, she finds someone who allows her to feel normal in Paradise.  Check our Catalog
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