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"Baby, It's Cold Outside" Adult Winter Reading Program

Thursday, January 1 through Saturday, February 28

Choose a good book and settle in to read this winter! Join our "Baby, It's Cold Outside!" Adult Winter Reading Program, and earn prizes for reading. Enter each book you read between January 1, 2015 and February 28, 2015 online for an entry into the weekly prize drawing. The prize drawings are random, but each book you log earns you a chance to win, so cozy up in front of a fire and warm up with a good book! Sign Up Online.

Music & Movement

Saturday, January 31 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Craft Room

Early On Oakland County will bring a physical therapist and language specialists in for an enriching musical program for your toddler. Ages 1 & 2 with parents. Drop in.

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, February 2 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site

The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001. This book group does not meet on the 2nd Monday of the month.

Mother Goose - CANCELED

Monday, February 2 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes. THIS WEEK'S CLASS CANCELED DUE TO RENOVATION.

Preschool Pals - CANCELED

Monday, February 2 from 11:00 AM to 11:35 AM

Location: Craft Room

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement and creative expression. THIS WEEK'S CLASS CANCELED DUE TO RENOVATION.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, February 3 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site

The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001.

Storytime With a Twist - CANCELED

Tuesday, February 3 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

Play and movement will be the focus of these special storytimes. Sing a song, listen to a story then be surprised each week with a fun activity. THIS WEEK'S CLASS CANCELED DUE TO RENOVATION.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, February 3 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

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!

Chess Club - CANCELED

Tuesday, February 3 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

If you are new to strategy games or if you are a master, this club is for you. Learn the rules of chess, and play with your peers. THIS WEEK'S SESSION CANCELED DUE TO RENOVATION.

Geek Club

Tuesday, February 3 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Craft Room

Formerly known as the Anime Club, the Geek Club is a casual hang-out night for teens who enjoy anything from Anime to Doctor Who to Video Games or even crazy YouTube clips. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!

Mother Goose - CANCELED

Wednesday, February 4 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes. THIS WEEK'S CLASS CANCELED DUE TO RENOVATION.

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, February 4 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: James Ingram Room

ESL conversation group is held every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am. The group is open to all who wish to practice their English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. The topics vary widely, and it is a great learning experience as well as an opportunity to meet people.

Babytime - CANCELED

Wednesday, February 4 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. THIS WEEK'S CLASS CANCELED DUE TO RENOVATION.

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers: Registration Required

Wednesday, February 4 from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Location: Craft Room

Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-693-3002 to register for this program. Practice your reading skills with Maggie and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.

storytime

Mother Goose - CANCELED

Thursday, February 5 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes. THIS WEEK'S CLASS CANCELED DUE TO RENOVATION.

Preschool Pals - CANCELED

Thursday, February 5 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement and creative expression. THIS WEEK'S CLASS CANCELED DUE TO RENOVATION.

Affordable HealthCare Marketplace Workshop and Q+A

Thursday, February 5 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Computer Lab

The deadline for using the Healthcare.gov Marketplace to enroll in health insurance for 2015 is February 8th. AHC trained navigator Dr. Shaki Khan will present information as well as hands on help using the Marketplace to enroll in health insurance. A Q+A session will follow this hands on session.

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Mother Goose - CANCELED

Monday, February 9 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes. THIS WEEK'S CLASS CANCELED DUE TO RENOVATION.

Preschool Pals - CANCELED

Monday, February 9 from 11:00 AM to 11:35 AM

Location: Craft Room

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement and creative expression. THIS WEEK'S CLASS CANCELED DUE TO RENOVATION.

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers: Registration Required

Monday, February 9 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Craft Room

Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-693-3002 to register for this program. Practice your reading skills with Midas and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.

Cook the Book: A Cookbook Book Club:Cookbooks by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich

Monday, February 9 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Do you love browsing through cookbooks, trying new recipes, and then sampling and sharing new dishes? If so, grab your apron and sign up! We pick the cookbooks, you select and make a recipe from one of the cookbooks, then we all get together to share the finished products and discuss the book. Register online, or by calling 248 693-3001. Cookbooks will be available at the adult reference desk during the month preceding the discussion, or can be requested through MeLCat.

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Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, February 10 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site

The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001.

Storytime With a Twist - CANCELED

Tuesday, February 10 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

Play and movement will be the focus of these special storytimes. Sing a song, listen to a story then be surprised each week with a fun activity. THIS WEEK'S CLASS CANCELED DUE TO RENOVATION.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, February 10 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

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!

Facebook 101 for Seniors

Tuesday, February 10 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Computer Lab

Facebook is a social gathering place on the Internet that you can use to connect with family and friends far and wide! Learn about settings, your timeline, and how to share photos. If you need to create your own Facebook account, please arrive a few minutes early.

Sign Up

Chess Club - CANCELED

Tuesday, February 10 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

If you are new to strategy games or if you are a master, this club is for you. Learn the rules of chess, and play with your peers. THIS WEEK'S SESSION CANCELED DUE TO RENOVATION.

Doctor Who Trivia Night

Tuesday, February 10 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Test your knowledge in a Doctor Who Trivia Night! Amazing prizes will be awarded to the top Whovian. Register online.

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Mother Goose - CANCELED

Wednesday, February 11 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes. THIS WEEK'S CLASS CANCELED DUE TO RENOVATION.

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, February 11 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: James Ingram Room

ESL conversation group is held every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am. The group is open to all who wish to practice their English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. The topics vary widely, and it is a great learning experience as well as an opportunity to meet people.

Babytime - CANCELED

Wednesday, February 11 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. THIS WEEK'S CLASS CANCELED DUE TO RENOVATION.

Book Bunch Book Club

Wednesday, February 11 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Orion Center

The group will be discussing the book "Me Before You" by Jojo Moyes. The next title to be read for March will be "The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein.

storytime

Mother Goose - CANCELED

Thursday, February 12 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes. THIS WEEK'S CLASS CANCELED DUE TO RENOVATION.

Preschool Pals - CANCELED

Thursday, February 12 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement and creative expression. THIS WEEK'S CLASS CANCELED DUE TO RENOVATION.

GFWC General Meeting

Thursday, February 12 from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

GFWC General Meeting

1, 2, 3 Build With Me

Friday, February 13 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

Join us in the storytime room to build creations with blocks and other manipulative toys. Let’s see who can build the tallest tower and knock it down!

Lego® @ the Library

Saturday, February 14 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

Calling all builders for a fun and creative time! Use colorful interlocking blocks to create an object based on our mystery theme!

Beginners' Computer Lab

Saturday, February 14 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Computer Lab

The Beginners’ Computer Lab is a drop-in lab at the library designed to help you practice basic computer skills. A librarian will also be available to assist with eReaders, tablets, smartphones and social media questions.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, February 17 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site

The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001.

Storytime With a Twist

Tuesday, February 17 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

Play and movement will be the focus of these special storytimes. Sing a song, listen to a story then be surprised each week with a fun activity.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, February 17 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

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!

Chess Club

Tuesday, February 17 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

If you are new to strategy games or if you are a master, this club is for you. Learn the rules of chess, and play with your peers.

Geek Club

Tuesday, February 17 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Formerly known as the Anime Club, the Geek Club is a casual hang-out night for teens who enjoy anything from Anime to Doctor Who to Video Games or even crazy YouTube clips. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!

Mother Goose

Wednesday, February 18 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, February 18 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: James Ingram Room

ESL conversation group is held every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am. The group is open to all who wish to practice their English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. The topics vary widely, and it is a great learning experience as well as an opportunity to meet people.

Babytime

Wednesday, February 18 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition.

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers: Registration Required

Wednesday, February 18 from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Location: Craft Room

Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-693-3002 to register for this program. Practice your reading skills with Maggie and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.

storytime

Mother Goose

Thursday, February 19 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

Preschool Pals

Thursday, February 19 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement and creative expression.

Thursday Afternoon Book Club

Thursday, February 19 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

The group will be discussing the book "Me Before You" by Jojo Moyes. The next title to be read for March will be "The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein.

Beginners' Computer Lab

Thursday, February 19 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Computer Lab

The Beginners’ Computer Lab is a drop-in lab at the library designed to help you practice basic computer skills. A librarian will also be available to assist with eReaders, tablets, smartphones and social media questions.

Library Board Meeting

Thursday, February 19 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Conference Room

Library Board Meeting

Bracelet-Making Fun!

Saturday, February 21 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Craft Room

Rainbow Loom, friendship bracelets, beaded bracelets: come in and make one kind or all three! All materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own loom and bands if you have them. Sign up begins on Saturday, February 7.

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, February 23 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site

The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001. This book group does not meet on the 2nd Monday of the month.

Mother Goose

Monday, February 23 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

Preschool Pals

Monday, February 23 from 11:00 AM to 11:35 AM

Location: Craft Room

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement and creative expression.

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers: Registration Required

Monday, February 23 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Craft Room

Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-693-3002 to register for this program. Practice your reading skills with Midas and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.

Book Discussion at the C-Pub

Monday, February 23 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Off Site

New members are always welcome for the monthly book discussions at the C-Pub, located at the north end of Canterbury Village. To reserve a copy of "We are all Completely Beside Ourselves" by Karen Joy Fowler, stop by or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-693-3001. We are all Completely Beside Ourselves / Karen...

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, February 24 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site

The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001.

Storytime With a Twist

Tuesday, February 24 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

Play and movement will be the focus of these special storytimes. Sing a song, listen to a story then be surprised each week with a fun activity.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, February 24 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

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!

Chess Club

Tuesday, February 24 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

If you are new to strategy games or if you are a master, this club is for you. Learn the rules of chess, and play with your peers.

Pizza and Paperbacks - Insurgent

Tuesday, February 24 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Celebrate the movie release of Insurgent, the popular novel by Veronica Roth. A copy of the book will be given to the first 10 teens who arrive! Pizza will also be served. Register Online.

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Mother Goose

Wednesday, February 25 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, February 25 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: James Ingram Room

ESL conversation group is held every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am. The group is open to all who wish to practice their English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. The topics vary widely, and it is a great learning experience as well as an opportunity to meet people.

Babytime

Wednesday, February 25 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition.

storytime

Mother Goose

Thursday, February 26 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

Preschool Pals

Thursday, February 26 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement and creative expression.

14th Annual Preschool and Child Care Open House

Thursday, February 26 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Location: Orion Center

If you are in search of the right preschool or child care facility come to the Orion Center for the Annual Preschool & Child Care open house.

Music & Movement

Saturday, February 28 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Craft Room

Early On Oakland County will bring a physical therapist and language specialists in for an enriching musical program for your toddler. Ages 1 & 2 with parents. Drop in.

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, March 2 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site

The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001. This book group does not meet on the 2nd Monday of the month.

Mother Goose

Monday, March 2 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

Preschool Pals

Monday, March 2 from 11:00 AM to 11:35 AM

Location: Craft Room

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement and creative expression.

Book Bingo

Monday, March 2 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Play traditional bingo and win books! Bring a friend or neighbor for a free, fun filled evening.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, March 3 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site

The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001.

Storytime With a Twist

Tuesday, March 3 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

Play and movement will be the focus of these special storytimes. Sing a song, listen to a story then be surprised each week with a fun activity.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, March 3 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

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!

Chess Club

Tuesday, March 3 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

If you are new to strategy games or if you are a master, this club is for you. Learn the rules of chess, and play with your peers.

Geek Club

Tuesday, March 3 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Formerly known as the Anime Club, the Geek Club is a casual hang-out night for teens who enjoy anything from Anime to Doctor Who to Video Games or even crazy YouTube clips. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!

Mother Goose

Wednesday, March 4 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, March 4 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: James Ingram Room

ESL conversation group is held every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am. The group is open to all who wish to practice their English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. The topics vary widely, and it is a great learning experience as well as an opportunity to meet people.

Babytime

Wednesday, March 4 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition.

storytime

Mother Goose

Thursday, March 5 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

Preschool Pals

Thursday, March 5 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement and creative expression.

Dance Party

Friday, March 6 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Have you danced in our storytimes? Do you love the “Beanie Bag Dance”? Join us for a crazy dance party with scarves, shakers, and beanie bags!

Lego® @ the Library

Saturday, March 7 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

Calling all builders for a fun and creative time! Use colorful interlocking blocks to create an object based on our mystery theme!

A Thousand Letters Home

Monday, March 9 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Periodical Room

After the 2006 death of her father, Bud, a recipient of the Silver Star, the Purple Heart, and two Bronze Stars, Teresa Irish found the 1,000 letters he wrote home during WWII. These treasures are the basis for the book A Thousand Letters Home. Join Teresa as she shares the life-affirming story of the journey of the letters, a historic story of life and loss, hope and perseverance, unwavering faith and true love. Books available for purchase and signing. This is for the children, grandchildren, and future descendants of all veterans…Lest we forget. Learn more at www.AThousandLettersHome.com.

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers: Registration Required

Monday, March 9 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Craft Room

Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-693-3002 to register for this program. Practice your reading skills with Midas and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, March 10 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site

The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, March 10 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

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!

Pinterest 101 for Seniors

Tuesday, March 10 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Computer Lab

Pinterest is a pin board-style photo-sharing website that allows users to create and manage theme-based image collections such as events, interests, and hobbies. If you need to sign up for a Pinterest account please arrive a few minutes early. Sign up begins on Tuesday, February 24.

Chess Club

Tuesday, March 10 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

If you are new to strategy games or if you are a master, this club is for you. Learn the rules of chess, and play with your peers.

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, March 11 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: James Ingram Room

ESL conversation group is held every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am. The group is open to all who wish to practice their English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. The topics vary widely, and it is a great learning experience as well as an opportunity to meet people.

Book Bunch Book Club

Wednesday, March 11 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Orion Center

The group will be discussing the book "The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein. The next title to be read for April will be "Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet" by Jamie Ford.

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers: Registration Required

Wednesday, March 11 from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Location: Craft Room

Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-693-3002 to register for this program. Practice your reading skills with Maggie and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.

GFWC General Meeting

Thursday, March 12 from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

GFWC General Meeting

Minecraft LAN Party

Friday, March 13 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: Computer Lab

Join fellow Minecraft players for a Minecraft LAN party! You will need your own Minecraft account to participate. Participants are welcome to bring their own laptop but computers will be available. Pizza will be provided! Participants can also play from home at 198.111.162.130. Registration Required. In the notes field please indicate if you plan on bringing your own laptop of if you plan on using a library computer!

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Beginners' Computer Lab

Saturday, March 14 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Computer Lab

The Beginners’ Computer Lab is a drop-in lab at the library designed to help you practice basic computer skills. A librarian will also be available to assist with eReaders, tablets, smartphones and social media questions.

5th Grade Battle of the Books

Saturday, March 14 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Scripps Middle School Gymnasium
Teams of 5th graders from the Lake Orion area will compete in a live quiz to test their knowledge of the 15 books that were assigned. Doors will open at 9:30a.

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, March 16 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site

The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001. This book group does not meet on the 2nd Monday of the month.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, March 17 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site

The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, March 17 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

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!

Battle Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, March 17 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Winners of the 2015 Battle of the Books will be announced and everyone will get a chance to meet Sarah Miller the author of Miss Spitfire. All teams will be called on stage to receive their certificates, prizes and applause for a job well done! Books by Sarah Miller will be available for purchase and signing after the ceremony. Event takes place at the Lake Orion High School auditorium.

Geek Club

Tuesday, March 17 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Formerly known as the Anime Club, the Geek Club is a casual hang-out night for teens who enjoy anything from Anime to Doctor Who to Video Games or even crazy YouTube clips. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, March 18 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: James Ingram Room

ESL conversation group is held every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am. The group is open to all who wish to practice their English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. The topics vary widely, and it is a great learning experience as well as an opportunity to meet people.

Thursday Afternoon Book Club

Thursday, March 19 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

The group will be discussing the book "The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein. The next title to be read for April will be "Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet" by Jamie Ford.

Beginners' Computer Lab

Thursday, March 19 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Computer Lab

The Beginners’ Computer Lab is a drop-in lab at the library designed to help you practice basic computer skills. A librarian will also be available to assist with eReaders, tablets, smartphones and social media questions.

Library Board Meeting

Thursday, March 19 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Conference Room

Library Board Meeting

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, March 23 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site

The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001. This book group does not meet on the 2nd Monday of the month.

Mother Goose

Monday, March 23 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

Preschool Pals

Monday, March 23 from 11:00 AM to 11:35 AM

Location: Craft Room

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement and creative expression.

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers: Registration Required

Monday, March 23 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Craft Room

Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-693-3002 to register for this program. Practice your reading skills with Midas and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.

Book Discussion at the C-Pub

Monday, March 23 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Off Site

New members are always welcome for the monthly book discussions at the C-Pub, located at the north end of Canterbury Village. To reserve a copy of "Thank You for your Service" by David Finkel, stop by or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-693-3001. Thank You for your Service / David Finkel

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, March 24 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site

The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001.

Storytime With a Twist

Tuesday, March 24 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

Play and movement will be the focus of these special storytimes. Sing a song, listen to a story then be surprised each week with a fun activity.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, March 24 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

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!

Mother Goose

Wednesday, March 25 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, March 25 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: James Ingram Room

ESL conversation group is held every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am. The group is open to all who wish to practice their English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. The topics vary widely, and it is a great learning experience as well as an opportunity to meet people.

Babytime

Wednesday, March 25 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition.

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers: Registration Required

Wednesday, March 25 from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Location: Craft Room

Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-693-3002 to register for this program. Practice your reading skills with Maggie and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.

OTPL Team Trivia Tourney

Wednesday, March 25 from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: Off Site

Gather a team and test your knowledge! The Orion Township Public Library has partnered with the C-Pub to host trivia nights on January 28 and March 25 starting at 7:30p. Call 248.693.3001 to register your team of 2-6 people. There is also a limit of 10 teams per night. Gift cards to the C-Pub will be awarded to the top three teams along with a trophy for the first place team and future bragging rights.
The C-Pub is located in Canterbury Village at 2325 Joslyn Rd., Lake Orion, MI.

Mother Goose

Thursday, March 26 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

Preschool Pals

Thursday, March 26 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement and creative expression.

RPG Geek Night

Friday, March 27 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Come to this special after hours role playing geek night! Bring your own Magic deck to play against others. We will also have a Dungeon Master for Dungeons & Dragons and of course, pizza! Register online.

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Music & Movement

Saturday, March 28 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Craft Room

Early On Oakland County will bring a physical therapist and language specialists in for an enriching musical program for your toddler. Ages 1 & 2 with parents. Drop in.

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, March 30 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site

The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001. This book group does not meet on the 2nd Monday of the month.

Mother Goose

Monday, March 30 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

Preschool Pals

Monday, March 30 from 11:00 AM to 11:35 AM

Location: Craft Room

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement and creative expression.

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