Events

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Friends Basket Silent Auction

Monday, November 24 through Saturday, December 13

Just in time for the Christmas holidays, the Friends of the Orion Library will be holding a fall silent basket auction. All funds raised will help support library programming.

GFWC General Meeting

Saturday, October 25 from 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

GFWC General Meeting

Special Needs Storytime

Saturday, October 25 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

This storytime is for children ages 2-5 who may feel more comfortable attending a smaller program. We will have stories, music, and lots of fun!

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Haunted House Set-Up

Saturday, October 25 from 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Volunteers needed to help set-up the annual kid-friendly haunted house. Bring your own scary props and snacks will be provided!

Hello Kitty Reading Day

Saturday, October 25 from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Location: Craft Room

Be a part of the first-ever Hello Kitty Reading Day! Celebrate reading and Hello Kitty’s 40th Anniversary with Hello Kitty themed stories, activities, and crafts.

Mother Goose

Monday, October 27 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, October 27 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.

Haunted House

Monday, October 27 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

Drop in October 27-30 from 6:00p-8:00p if you dare for the library?s annual kid-friendly haunted house put on by teen volunteers. Ages birth to 5th grade welcome.

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers: Registration Required

Monday, October 27 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 or Maggie and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.

Sign Up

Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, October 28 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.

Mother Goose

Tuesday, October 28 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

Tuesday, October 28 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room A

ESL conversation group is held every Tuesday 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.

Mother Goose

Tuesday, October 28 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, October 28 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, October 28 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Location: Youth Department

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.

Haunted House

Tuesday, October 28 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

Drop in October 27-30 from 6:00p-8:00p if you dare for the library?s annual kid-friendly haunted house put on by teen volunteers. Ages birth to 5th grade welcome.

Babytime

Wednesday, October 29 from 10:00 AM to 10:40 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Preschool Pals

Wednesday, October 29 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.

Haunted House

Wednesday, October 29 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

Drop in October 27-30 from 6:00p-8:00p if you dare for the library?s annual kid-friendly haunted house put on by teen volunteers. Ages birth to 5th grade welcome.

Mother Goose

Thursday, October 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

Thursday, October 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.

Haunted House

Thursday, October 30 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

Drop in October 27-30 from 6:00p-8:00p if you dare for the library?s annual kid-friendly haunted house put on by teen volunteers. Ages birth to 5th grade welcome.

Halloween Stories and Parade

Friday, October 31 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Periodical Room

Wear your costume and join us for stories, then march through the library to participate in our Halloween parade!

Vote for the 2nd Annual Dragon Award!

Monday, November 3 from 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM

Location: Periodical Room

Vote for the Second Annual Dragon Award! Five chapter books will be nominated to earn our special award. Read the books and campaign for your favorite on our website. The week of November 3, cast your vote online. On November 7, join us for a victory party where we will announce the winner of this year?s Dragon Award!

Mother Goose

Monday, November 3 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, November 3 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.

Vote for the 2nd Annual Dragon Award!

Tuesday, November 4 from 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM

Location: Youth Department

Vote for the Second Annual Dragon Award! Five chapter books will be nominated to earn our special award. Read the books and campaign for your favorite on our website. The week of November 3, cast your vote online. On November 7, join us for a victory party where we will announce the winner of this year?s Dragon Award!

Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, November 4 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.

Mother Goose

Tuesday, November 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

Tuesday, November 4 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: James Ingram Room

ESL conversation group is held every Tuesday 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.

Mother Goose

Tuesday, November 4 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, November 4 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, November 4 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, November 4 from 7:00 PM to 8:45 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 and crazy Youtube clips. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!

Vote for the 2nd Annual Dragon Award!

Wednesday, November 5 from 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM

Location: Periodical Room

Vote for the Second Annual Dragon Award! Five chapter books will be nominated to earn our special award. Read the books and campaign for your favorite on our website. The week of November 3, cast your vote online. On November 7, join us for a victory party where we will announce the winner of this year?s Dragon Award!

Babytime

Wednesday, November 5 from 10:00 AM to 10:40 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Preschool Pals

Wednesday, November 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.

Pinterest 101 for Seniors

Wednesday, November 5 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Computer Lab

Pinterest is a pinboard-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.

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Mutt Club - Doggone Readers:Registration Required

Wednesday, November 5 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.

Sign Up

OTPL Team Trivia Tourney

Wednesday, November 5 from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: Off Site

Gather a team and test your knowledge! The Orion Township Public Library is excited to announce trivia nights hosted at the C-Pub on September 24 and November 5 starting at 7:30p. Call 248.693.3001 to register your team of 3-5 people. 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.

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Vote for the 2nd Annual Dragon Award!

Thursday, November 6 from 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM

Location: Periodical Room

Vote for the Second Annual Dragon Award! Five chapter books will be nominated to earn our special award. Read the books and campaign for your favorite on our website. The week of November 3, cast your vote online. On November 7, join us for a victory party where we will announce the winner of this year?s Dragon Award!

Mother Goose

Thursday, November 6 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, November 6 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.

A Cookbook Book Club

Cook the Book: A Cookbook Book Club

Thursday, November 6 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Do you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes, and sampling and sharing new dishes? Then grab your apron and sign up for Orion Library's brand new book club! We pick the cookbook, you select and make a recipe from that cookbook, then we all get together to share the finished products and discuss the book. Please peruse and bring a favorite from one of the Pioneer Woman's Cookbooks:

Visit the author's website at http://thepioneerwoman.com/. Cookbooks will be available at the adult reference desk during October.

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Dragon Award Victory Party

Friday, November 7 from 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Location: Craft Room

Join us for a victory party where we will announce the winner of this year?s Dragon Award! Please have read at least one of this year's nominees so you can join in the discussion.

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Humans vs. Zombies

Friday, November 7 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

It?s that time of the year again! Humans vs. Zombies has returned for the third year in a row. Bring your NERF gun, assemble a team and get ready to see if you can survive the zombie apocalypse. There will be pizza to keep your energy level high. Register Online.

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GFWC General Meeting

Saturday, November 8 from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

GFWC General Meeting

Lego @ the Library

Saturday, November 8 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 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

Beginners Computer Lab

Saturday, November 8 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 at your own pace.

  • using the mouse and keyboard
  • saving and organizing documents
  • navigating the Internet
  • setting up and using Email
  • working with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Publisher
  • where to go to learn more

Mother Goose

Monday, November 10 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, November 10 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, November 10 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 or Maggie and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.

Sign Up

Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, November 11 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.

Mother Goose

Tuesday, November 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.

ESL Conversation Group

Tuesday, November 11 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room A

ESL conversation group is held every Tuesday 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.

Mother Goose

Tuesday, November 11 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, November 11 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!

Seniors Helping Seniors Program

Tuesday, November 11 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

Presented by Seniors Helping Seniors, will provide information for seniors, their families, and caregivers. How to be an Engaged Healthcare Consumer presented by Carol DeVore & Medical Billing Errors that Affect Your Wallet presented by Rachel Decena.

Chess Club

Tuesday, November 11 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Location: Youth Department

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.

Puppet-O-Rama

Tuesday, November 11 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Craft Room

Do you want to be a puppeteer? You?ve already got what it takes: fingers and hands! So let?s get started by making your very own puppet pal to take home. Sign up begins on Tuesday, October 28.

Anime Trivia Night

Tuesday, November 11 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

Test your knowledge of popular anime shows and graphic novels in an Anime Trivia Night extravaganza! Amazing anime and manga prizes will be awarded to the top teams. Register online.

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Babytime

Wednesday, November 12 from 10:00 AM to 10:40 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Preschool Pals

Wednesday, November 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.

Book Bunch Book Club

Wednesday, November 12 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Orion Center

The group will be discussing the book "Where'd You Go, Bernadette" by Maria Semple. The next title to be read for December will be "The House Girl" by Tara Conklin.

Mother Goose

Thursday, November 13 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, November 13 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.

Seniors Helping Seniors Program

Thursday, November 13 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

Presented by Seniors Helping Seniors, will provide information for seniors, their families, and caregivers. How to be an Engaged Healthcare Consumer presented by Carol DeVore & Medical Billing Errors that Affect Your Wallet presented by Rachel Decena.

International Games Day @ your library

Saturday, November 15 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

OTPL will join hundreds of libraries throughout the country for the seventh annual International Games Day @ your library. All ages are welcome to drop in and play some games. We'll have board games, card games, and more for all ages and skills, so be sure to bring the whole family for lots of gaming fun.

Music & Movement

Saturday, November 15 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.

Mother Goose

Monday, November 17 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.

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, November 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. This book group does not meet on the 2nd Monday of the month.

Preschool Pals

Monday, November 17 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.

Hot Lights, Cold Steel book discussion

Monday Evening Book Discussion

Monday, November 17 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

New members are always welcome for the monthly book discussions held at the library September-June.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, November 18 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.

Mother Goose

Tuesday, November 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

Tuesday, November 18 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room B

ESL conversation group is held every Tuesday 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.

Mother Goose

Tuesday, November 18 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, November 18 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!

5th Grade Battle of the Books Kickoff

Tuesday, November 18 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Computer Lab

5th graders, if you love good books and a good challenge, join the Battle of the Books! Get a team of three, four, or five 5th graders together with a coach, read the titles chosen by the librarians, and compete in the Battle in March.

Battle of the Books Kick-Off

Tuesday, November 18 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

5th graders, if you love good books and a good challenge, join the Battle of the Books! Get a team of three, four, or five 5th graders together with a coach, read the titles chosen by the librarians, and compete in the Battle in March.

Geek Club

Tuesday, November 18 from 7:00 PM to 8:45 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 and crazy Youtube clips. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!

Babytime

Wednesday, November 19 from 10:00 AM to 10:40 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Preschool Pals

Wednesday, November 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.

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers:Registration Required

Wednesday, November 19 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.

Sign Up

Mother Goose

Thursday, November 20 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, November 20 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.

Thursday Afternoon Book Club

Thursday, November 20 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room B

The group will be discussing the book "Where'd You Go, Bernadette?" by Maria Semple. The next title to be read for December will be "The House Girl" by Tara Conklin.

Beginners Computer Lab

Beginners Computer Lab

Thursday, November 20 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 like using a mouse and keyboard, selecting, copying and pasting text, saving documents, or setting up an email account. We will provide guided activities and librarian assistance to help you become more comfortable using computers for everyday tasks.

Library Board Meeting

Thursday, November 20 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Conference Room

Library Board Meeting

Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him by Luis Carlos Montalvan

Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him

Thursday, November 20 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Former Army Captain and bestselling author Luis Carlos Montalvan travels the world with his loyal companion, Tuesday, the service dog and subject of his book Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him. Montalvan will discuss his personal experience with life after war and how Tuesday saved him from his mental health issues stemming from post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury.

Ragtime, Boogie and Blues Piano Concert

Saturday, November 22 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Pianist Matthew Ball brings his rollickin’ concert of old-time piano fun with favorites like The Entertainer, Swanee River, Over the Rainbow, In the Mood, and many more. Described as Michigan’s leading boogie-woogie pianist, Oakland county resident Matthew Ball holds a BA in both Music and History, and has trained extensively as both a classic and jazz pianist. Bring the family, this is one not to miss! www.boogiewoogiekid.com

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, November 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. This book group does not meet on the 2nd Monday of the month.

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers: Registration Required

Monday, November 24 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 or Maggie and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.

Sign Up

Book Discussion at the C-Pub

Monday, November 24 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 "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk" by Ben Fountain, stop by or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-693-3001.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, November 25 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.

ESL Conversation Group

Tuesday, November 25 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room B

ESL conversation group is held every Tuesday 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.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, November 25 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!

Mutt Club Movie: Super Buddies

Saturday, November 29 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Relax and eat popcorn while watching Super Buddies.

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, December 1 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.

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers: Registration Required

Monday, December 1 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 or Maggie and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.

Sign Up

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, December 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.

ESL Conversation Group

Tuesday, December 2 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room B

ESL conversation group is held every Tuesday 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.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, December 2 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!

Seniors Helping Seniors Program

Tuesday, December 2 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

Presented by Seniors Helping Seniors, will provide information for seniors, their families, and caregivers. Exercising your Brain presented by Cindy Morely & Making the Most of your Doctor's Visit presented by Kathy Andrews.

Geek Club

Tuesday, December 2 from 7:00 PM to 8:45 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

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 and crazy Youtube clips. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!

Seniors Helping Seniors Program

Thursday, December 4 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

Presented by Seniors Helping Seniors, will provide information for seniors, their families, and caregivers. Exercising your Brain presented by Cindy Morely & Making the Most of your Doctor's Visit presented by Kathy Andrews.

Lego @ the Library

Saturday, December 6 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 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!

The Giving Season: Local Author Fair

Saturday, December 6 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Meet authors from the Metro Detroit area at the library. Drop in anytime between 1:00 and 4:00 p.m. Books for readers of all ages will be available for signing and purchase. This is a perfect opportunity to find holiday gifts! If you are a local author who would like to apply to participate in this event, contact Alice Cruz at acruz@orionlibrary.org or 248-693-3000 X308 or Kristen Remenar at kremenar@orionlibrary.org or 248-693-3000 X340. You may also download an application http://orionlibrary.org/author-application.pdf. Please note that participation is by application only and the Library reserves the right to accept or refuse applications due to space limitations or other considerations.

The Giving Season: Local Author Fair

Saturday, December 6 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Youth Department

Meet authors from the Metro Detroit area at the library. Drop in anytime between 1:00 and 4:00 p.m. Books for readers of all ages will be available for signing and purchase. This is a perfect opportunity to find holiday gifts! If you are a local author who would like to apply to participate in this event, contact Alice Cruz at acruz@orionlibrary.org or 248-693-3000 X308 or Kristen Remenar at kremenar@orionlibrary.org or 248-693-3000 X340. You may also download an application http://orionlibrary.org/author-application.pdf. Please note that participation is by application only and the Library reserves the right to accept or refuse applications due to space limitations or other considerations.

Create your own Fizzy Bath Bomb

Saturday, December 6 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Craft Room

Join Camille Leinbach of Autumn Moon Aesthetics to create your own customized fizzing bath bombs using natural ingredients. Register Online, space is limited!

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Battle Coaches Meeting

Monday, December 8 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Craft Room

Battle Coaches, please attend this informative session where librarians will answer all the questions you may have as a Battle of the Books coach.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, December 9 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.

ESL Conversation Group

Tuesday, December 9 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room B

ESL conversation group is held every Tuesday 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.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, December 9 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!

Book Bunch Book Club

Wednesday, December 10 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Orion Center

The group will be discussing the book "The House Girl" by Tara Conklin.

Gingerbread Houses

Saturday, December 13 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Calling all builders! Come and hear the story of the Gingerbread boy, sing some gingerbread songs, then use your creative talents to build a gingerbread house. Sign up begins on Saturday, November 29.

Beginners Computer Lab

Beginners Computer Lab

Saturday, December 13 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 at your own pace.

  • using the mouse and keyboard
  • saving and organizing documents
  • navigating the Internet
  • setting up and using Email
  • working with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Publisher
  • where to go to learn more

Gingerbread Houses

Saturday, December 13 from 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Calling all builders! Come and hear the story of the Gingerbread boy, sing some gingerbread songs, then use your creative talents to build a gingerbread house. Sign up begins on Saturday, November 29.

Gingerbread Houses

Saturday, December 13 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

The Orion Township Public Library and North Oakland Community Coalition are partnering together for this fun and festive program! Stop by the library Saturday, December 13 and construct and decorate your own gingerbread house.

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Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, December 15 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.

Puppet Show

Monday, December 15 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Come see our puppet theater! Our librarians will delight you with a puppet show and have plenty of puppets on hand for kids to check out.

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers: Registration Required

Monday, December 15 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 or Maggie and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.

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One True thing book discussion

Monday Evening Book Discussion

Monday, December 15 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room B

New members are always welcome for the monthly book discussions held at the library September-June.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, December 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.

ESL Conversation Group

Tuesday, December 16 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room B

ESL conversation group is held every Tuesday 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.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, December 16 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!

Geek Club

Tuesday, December 16 from 7:00 PM to 8:45 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

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 and crazy Youtube clips. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!

Thursday Afternoon Book Club

Thursday, December 18 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room B

The group will be discussing the book "The House Girl" by Tara Conklin.

Library Board Meeting

Thursday, December 18 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Conference Room

Library Board Meeting

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, December 22 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, December 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.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, December 23 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!

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