Events

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  • Adult
  • Outreach
  • Friends of the Library

Friends Gently Used Book Sale

Monday, May 16 through Saturday, May 21

Come browse the thousands of books available at the Friends Gently Used Book Sale. Hardcover and large paperbacks are $1.00, paperbacks and all children's books are $0.50.

  • Monday, May 16 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Local Teacher Night
  • Tuesday, May 17 from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Friends Members Night
  • Wednesday, May 18 from 9:30 AM to 8:30 PM - Open to the General Public
  • Thursday, May 19 from 9:30 AM to 8:30 PM - Open to the General Public
  • Friday, May 20 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM - All Books Half Off
  • Saturday, May 21 from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM - Bag Day: Fill a bag provided by the Friends for $5.00

Japan, a Festival of Seasons

Passport to Spring: Japan, a Festival of Seasons

Saturday, April 30 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

For our fourth annual Passport to Spring fundraiser, the Friends will be transforming the library into a representation of Japan for the evening. The Consulate-General of Japan in Detroit will be providing many items for display and decoration at this event. We will be working with a Japanese women’s group and others to provide demonstrations of several Japanese arts and ceremonies. Mark your calendars for a fun and informative evening at the library. Line up a babysitter, because due to alcohol being served, this is an adults only event.

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Friends Gala Clean Up

Sunday, May 1 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Friends Gala Clean Up

Friends Gala Clean Up

Sunday, May 1 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Craft Room

Friends Gala Clean Up

Friends Gala Clean Up

Sunday, May 1 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Friends Gala Clean Up

Friends Gala Clean Up

Sunday, May 1 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Youth Department

Friends Gala Clean Up

Friends Gala Take-Down

Monday, May 2 from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Friends Gala Take-Down

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

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

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

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.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, May 2 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Study Room 2

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. Sign-up for a 30 minute appointment between 2:00p-4:00p every Monday. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device. Call 248-693-3001 to register.

Color Me Calm: Coloring for Grownups

Monday, May 2 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

Adults coloring? Absolutely! The age-old pastime of putting color to paper is enjoying a resurgence; join us and discover the calming effects of adult coloring, as well as meet some good company. Color me Calm will be complemented with herbal tea, refreshments, and soothing music. Coloring pages and colored pencils will be provided, but feel free to bring your own.

Friends Gala Take-Down

Monday, May 2 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room B

Friends Gala Take-Down

Ghettoside by Jill Leovy

Nonfiction Book Discussion @ Crates Coffee

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

Location: Off Site

Come discuss a popular nonfiction title over coffee at Crates, located south of Clarkston Rd. on M24. Call the reference desk at 248-693-3001 to find out this month's book.

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Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

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

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

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, May 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!

Geek Club logo

Geek Club

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

Location: Meeting Room A and B

The Geek Club is a casual hangout 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!

1, 2, 3 Play with Me: Parent/Child Workshop

Wednesday, May 4 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Call 248-693-3002 to register. Spend time together, play, experience art activities and meet new friends. Each week a Community Resource Specialist will be on hand to answer questions on their specialty. Topics include resources at the library, child development, speech & hearing, nutrition, and play & movement.

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, May 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.

Mother's Day Bath Bombs

Wednesday, May 4 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room B

Make them for your mother – or daughter – or come together! Join Camille Leinbach, owner of Autumn Moon Aesthetics, as you create your own fizzy bath bombs with natural ingredients. Registration required.

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OACC Luncheon

Thursday, May 5 from 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

OACC Luncheon

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, May 5 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Our network & systems administrator (IT Guy) is available to help you with your electronic device from 6:00p-8:00p every Thursday. He will teach you how to use your new device, recommend devices based on your needs, remove viruses, fix error messages, configure email, recommend apps, and otherwise help you with anything involving technology. No sign up is necessary for this weekly program, but you may call Eric at 248-287-8019 if you need to discuss something before you come to the drop-in tech help.

Drop-In Tabletop Gaming for Adults & Teens

Thursday, May 5 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Game lovers of all abilities are welcome to try the newest tabletop games, along with classic board games and card games. Drop in and meet up with other like-minded gamers!

Star Wars Day may the 4th be with you

Star Wars Day

Saturday, May 7 from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

May the Force be with you! All ages and families drop in to eat snacks, create crafts, watch a film, and share the enjoyment of this Science Fiction masterpiece. Come in costume for the chance to win a prize!

10:00a-12:00p – Youth crafts
11:00a-12:00p – Teen crafts - Teens bring a DARK colored t-shirt to create a galaxy shirt!
12:30p-2:00p – Special showing of Star Wars: The Clone Wars
2:30p-4:00p – Special Star Wars appearances

Free comic book day picture

Free Comic Book Day!

Saturday, May 7 from 10:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Free Comic Book Day is a single day – the first Saturday in May each year! Children, teens and adults are all welcome to stop by the library and select a free comic book of their choice. While supplies last.

Lions Club Vision Screenings

Saturday, May 7 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Lions Club will partner with the Library to offer vision screenings free of charge to patrons at the library 6 months to five years old

Teen Galaxy T-Shirts!

Saturday, May 7 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Teens! Come to Star Wars day between 10:00a-12:00p for crafts, specifically a DIY Galaxy T-shirt. Bring your own dark colored shirt for this craft.

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, May 9 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

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.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, May 9 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Study Room 2

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. Sign-up for a 30 minute appointment between 2:00p-4:00p every Monday. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device. Call 248-693-3001 to register.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

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

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

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, May 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!

Joan Brace Scholarship Art Show

Tuesday, May 10 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Orion Art Center - Joan Brace Scholarship Art Show Reception

Michigan Notable Author visit: Matt Bell

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

Location: James Ingram Room

Author Matt Bell will be discussing his recent book, Scrapper, which was selected as a 2016 Michigan Notable Book. Scrapper is set in a near future Detroit that has descended into ruin, and the main character scavenges for scrap metal from the hundred thousand abandoned buildings in Detroit to support himself. Join Matt Bell for an interesting and educational evening!

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1, 2, 3 Play with Me: Parent/Child Workshop

Wednesday, May 11 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Call 248-693-3002 to register. Spend time together, play, experience art activities and meet new friends. Each week a Community Resource Specialist will be on hand to answer questions on their specialty. Topics include resources at the library, child development, speech & hearing, nutrition, and play & movement.

ESL Conversation Group

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

Location: Meeting Room B

The group will be discussing the book "The Aviator's Wife" by Melanie Benjamin. The next title to be read for June will be "The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry" by Gabrielle Zevin.

PATH Workshops towards better health

Wednesday, May 11 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

Sponsored by McLaren Oakland, this workshop is Michigan’s version of the award winning Stanford Chronic Disease Self-management Program. Learn to manage your chronic illness such as diabetes, asthma, depression and other physical and mental health conditions. Techniques taught in this workshop include healthy eating, the benefits of exercise, stress management, pain management, and others. Every participant who attends 4 of the 6 sessions will receive a $30.00 gas card from the sponsors of this grant funded program!

Sign Up

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, May 12 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Our network & systems administrator (IT Guy) is available to help you with your electronic device from 6:00p-8:00p every Thursday. He will teach you how to use your new device, recommend devices based on your needs, remove viruses, fix error messages, configure email, recommend apps, and otherwise help you with anything involving technology. No sign up is necessary for this weekly program, but you may call Eric at 248-287-8019 if you need to discuss something before you come to the drop-in tech help.

Quilting Group

Thursday, May 12 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

All quilters are welcome to come to the library and share their projects, expertise, and company with fellow quilters. All levels of quilting skill are welcome! The group meets twice a month, on the 2nd and 4th Thursday.

Senior Care and Services Information Program

Thursday, May 12 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Don’t be caught off guard without time to do your proper homework when seeking Senior Care Services for yourself, spouse, parent or friend.
Discover the resources right here in your community that provide quality services that can assist when the time arises. Meet a panel of professionals offering Senior Assisted Living Communities; In Home Care Services; Elder Law Advice; and Funeral Advance Planning Services. Each representative will provide a brief overview of the local services available and expert advice on planning. At the end of the program, we will allow for individual questions and answers to be addressed to the individual representative. Light refreshments will be served along with door prize raffle for attendees.
Who should attend: Seniors, Adult Children and Family Caregivers; Community professionals serving the seniors

Register online or call 248-814-6714

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Wreck this Journal!

Friday, May 13 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Wreck This Journal by Kerri Smith is a special kind of book that encourages its “readers” to think outside the box, and redefine journaling. Every page has a different, often offbeat, instruction. Sew this page. Drip coffee on this page. Take this book for a walk. Color outside the lines. Poke holes in this page with a pencil. Attendees will be introduced to this new and therapeutic way of art journaling and fully engage in the creative process. Register online.

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Lego @ the Library

Saturday, May 14 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Craft Room

Calling all builders! A fun and creative time to use your imagination and our colorful bricks to make an amazing object! Drop-in, limit 25.

Music & Movement

Saturday, May 14 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.

Friends of the Library Book Sale - Local Teacher Night

Monday, May 16 from 9:30 AM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Come browse the thousands of books available at the Friends Book Sale at very reasonable prices: hardcover and large paperback books are $1, paperbacks and childrens books are $.50 cents.

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

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

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

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.

Adult Intermediate/Advanced ESL Class

Monday, May 16 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Intensive ESL class for Intermediates and Advanced.
8 class course 1p-3p Mondays and Wednesdays starting May 16
Mondays: May 16, May 23, June 6, June 13
Wednesdays: May 18*, May 25, June 1, June 8
This class will meet twice per week for four weeks. We will concentrate on grammar, pronunciation, listening, writing, and speaking. New vocabulary and idioms will also be introduced. This course will give the intermediate/advanced speaker more opportunities to increase their confidence with the English language. Advanced Registration is required—please register by May 9.
$40 fee due by May 9. *Class on Wed, May 18th will be held off-site.

Sign Up

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, May 16 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Study Room 2

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. Sign-up for a 30 minute appointment between 2:00p-4:00p every Monday. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device. Call 248-693-3001 to register.

Mothers Tell your Daughters: stories

Monday Evening Book Discussion

Monday, May 16 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

We will be discussing Mothers tell your daughters : stories, by Bonnie Jo Campbell. All are welcome, registration is not required.

"Day of Service" Oakview Middle School NJHS

Tuesday, May 17 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Craft Room

Oakview Middle School NJHS is having a "Day of Service" and one of their off-site locations to volunteer is the library. They will be either outside doing spring-cleanup or inside doing a project, depending on the weather.

Friends of the Library Book Sale - Friends Member Night

Tuesday, May 17 from 9:30 AM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Come browse the thousands of books available at the Friends Book Sale at very reasonable prices: hardcover and large paperback books are $1, paperbacks and childrens books are $.50 cents.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

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

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

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, May 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!

Geek Club logo

Geek Club

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

Location: James Ingram Room

The Geek Club is a casual hangout 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!

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Wednesday, May 18 from 9:30 AM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Come browse the thousands of books available at the Friends Book Sale at very reasonable prices: hardcover and large paperback books are $1, paperbacks and childrens books are $.50 cents.

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, May 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.

Wacky Wednesday

Wednesday, May 18 from 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

Will we build? Will we dance? Will we explore? Will we create? There will be something different and fun every time!

Adult Intermediate/Advanced ESL Class

Wednesday, May 18 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Intensive ESL class for Intermediates and Advanced.
8 class course 1p-3p Mondays and Wednesdays starting May 16
Mondays: May 16, May 23, June 6, June 13
Wednesdays: May 18*, May 25, June 1, June 8
This class will meet twice per week for four weeks. We will concentrate on grammar, pronunciation, listening, writing, and speaking. New vocabulary and idioms will also be introduced. This course will give the intermediate/advanced speaker more opportunities to increase their confidence with the English language. Advanced Registration is required—please register by May 9.
$40 fee due by May 9. *Class on Wed, May 18th will be held off-site.

Sign Up

PATH: Workshops towards better health

Wednesday, May 18 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Sponsored by McLaren Oakland, this workshop is Michigan’s version of the award winning Stanford Chronic Disease Self-management Program. Learn to manage your chronic illness such as diabetes, asthma, depression and other physical and mental health conditions. Techniques taught in this workshop include healthy eating, the benefits of exercise, stress management, pain management, and others. Every participant who attends 4 of the 6 sessions will receive a $30.00 gas card from the sponsors of this grant funded program!

Sign Up

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Thursday, May 19 from 9:30 AM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Come browse the thousands of books available at the Friends Book Sale at very reasonable prices: hardcover and large paperback books are $1, paperbacks and childrens books are $.50 cents.

Thursday Afternoon Book Club

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

Location: James Ingram Room

The group will be discussing the book "The Aviator's Wife" by Melanie Benjamin. The next title to be read for June will be "The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry" by Gabrielle Zevin.

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, May 19 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Our network & systems administrator (IT Guy) is available to help you with your electronic device from 6:00p-8:00p every Thursday. He will teach you how to use your new device, recommend devices based on your needs, remove viruses, fix error messages, configure email, recommend apps, and otherwise help you with anything involving technology. No sign up is necessary for this weekly program, but you may call Eric at 248-287-8019 if you need to discuss something before you come to the drop-in tech help.

Library Board Meeting

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

Location: Conference Room

Library Board Meeting

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League of Legends LAN Party

Friday, May 20 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Computer Lab

Join fellow LOL players for a special after-hours gaming event! We will have library computers available to use or you can bring your own laptop. Pizza and snacks will be provided! Register online.

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Friends of the Library Book Sale - Bag Day

Saturday, May 21 from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Come browse the thousands of books available at the Friends Book Sale and get a bagful of books for $ 5.00. (Bags supplied by the Friends)

Doggone Readers with Griffin

Saturday, May 21 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Craft Room


Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-693-3002 to register for this program. Practice your reading skills with the lovable Retriever/Great Dane Griffin. Choose a longer book or several shorter books to read aloud to him during the hot summer weather, and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

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

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

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.

Adult Intermediate/Advanced ESL Class

Monday, May 23 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Intensive ESL class for Intermediates and Advanced.
8 class course 1p-3p Mondays and Wednesdays starting May 16
Mondays: May 16, May 23, June 6, June 13
Wednesdays: May 18*, May 25, June 1, June 8
This class will meet twice per week for four weeks. We will concentrate on grammar, pronunciation, listening, writing, and speaking. New vocabulary and idioms will also be introduced. This course will give the intermediate/advanced speaker more opportunities to increase their confidence with the English language. Advanced Registration is required—please register by May 9.
$40 fee due by May 9. *Class on Wed, May 18th will be held off-site.

Sign Up

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, May 23 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Study Room 2

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. Sign-up for a 30 minute appointment between 2:00p-4:00p every Monday. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device. Call 248-693-3001 to register.

Doggone Readers with MIdas

Monday, May 23 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 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, May 23 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Off Site - C-Pub

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 this month's book, stop by or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-693-3001.

Kindermusik Morning for 0-18 mos

Tuesday, May 24 from 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Children ages 0-18 months and parents join in the creative experience of Kindermusik's blend of singing, dancing, and musical activities. This program is led by Kindermusik instructor Miss April and is sponsored by the Clarkston Conservatory. Drop in!

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

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

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

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.

Kindermusik Morning for 18 mos - 3 year olds

Tuesday, May 24 from 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Children ages 18 months - 3 years and parents join in the creative experience of Kindermusik's blend of singing, dancing, and musical activities. This program is led by Miss April and is sponsored by the Clarkston Conservatory. Drop in!

Kindermusik Morning for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday, May 24 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Children ages 3 - 5 years old and parents join in the creative experience of Kindermusik's blend of singing, dancing, and musical activities. This program is led by Miss April and is sponsored by the Clarkston Conservatory. Drop in!

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, May 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!

ESL Conversation Group

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

Location: Meeting Room B

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.

Adult Intermediate/Advanced ESL Class

Wednesday, May 25 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Intensive ESL class for Intermediates and Advanced.
8 class course 1p-3p Mondays and Wednesdays starting May 16
Mondays: May 16, May 23, June 6, June 13
Wednesdays: May 18*, May 25, June 1, June 8
This class will meet twice per week for four weeks. We will concentrate on grammar, pronunciation, listening, writing, and speaking. New vocabulary and idioms will also be introduced. This course will give the intermediate/advanced speaker more opportunities to increase their confidence with the English language. Advanced Registration is required—please register by May 9.
$40 fee due by May 9. *Class on Wed, May 18th will be held off-site.

Sign Up

PATH Workshops towards better health

Wednesday, May 25 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

Sponsored by McLaren Oakland, this workshop is Michigan’s version of the award winning Stanford Chronic Disease Self-management Program. Learn to manage your chronic illness such as diabetes, asthma, depression and other physical and mental health conditions. Techniques taught in this workshop include healthy eating, the benefits of exercise, stress management, pain management, and others. Every participant who attends 4 of the 6 sessions will receive a $30.00 gas card from the sponsors of this grant funded program!

Sign Up

Writer's Workshop

Wednesday, May 25 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room B

Meet monthly to improve your writing and share ideas with peers. Please bring one or two pages of your work with enough copies to share.

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, May 26 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Our network & systems administrator (IT Guy) is available to help you with your electronic device from 6:00p-8:00p every Thursday. He will teach you how to use your new device, recommend devices based on your needs, remove viruses, fix error messages, configure email, recommend apps, and otherwise help you with anything involving technology. No sign up is necessary for this weekly program, but you may call Eric at 248-287-8019 if you need to discuss something before you come to the drop-in tech help.

Quilting Group

Thursday, May 26 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

All quilters are welcome to come to the library and share their projects, expertise, and company with fellow quilters. All levels of quilting skill are welcome! The group meets twice a month, on the 2nd and 4th Thursday.

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

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

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

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.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, May 31 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

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, May 31 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!

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, June 1 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room B

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.

Adult Intermediate/Advanced ESL Class

Wednesday, June 1 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Intensive ESL class for Intermediates and Advanced.
8 class course 1p-3p Mondays and Wednesdays starting May 16
Mondays: May 16, May 23, June 6, June 13
Wednesdays: May 18*, May 25, June 1, June 8
This class will meet twice per week for four weeks. We will concentrate on grammar, pronunciation, listening, writing, and speaking. New vocabulary and idioms will also be introduced. This course will give the intermediate/advanced speaker more opportunities to increase their confidence with the English language. Advanced Registration is required—please register by May 9.
$40 fee due by May 9. *Class on Wed, May 18th will be held off-site.

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PATH Workshops towards better health

Wednesday, June 1 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

Sponsored by McLaren Oakland, this workshop is Michigan’s version of the award winning Stanford Chronic Disease Self-management Program. Learn to manage your chronic illness such as diabetes, asthma, depression and other physical and mental health conditions. Techniques taught in this workshop include healthy eating, the benefits of exercise, stress management, pain management, and others. Every participant who attends 4 of the 6 sessions will receive a $30.00 gas card from the sponsors of this grant funded program!

Sign Up

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, June 2 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Our network & systems administrator (IT Guy) is available to help you with your electronic device from 6:00p-8:00p every Thursday. He will teach you how to use your new device, recommend devices based on your needs, remove viruses, fix error messages, configure email, recommend apps, and otherwise help you with anything involving technology. No sign up is necessary for this weekly program, but you may call Eric at 248-287-8019 if you need to discuss something before you come to the drop-in tech help.

Drop-In Tabletop Gaming for Adults & Teens

Thursday, June 2 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Game lovers of all abilities are welcome to try the newest tabletop games, along with classic board games and card games. Drop in and meet up with other like-minded gamers!

Lego @ the Library

Saturday, June 4 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Craft Room

Calling all builders! A fun and creative time to use your imagination and our colorful bricks to make an amazing object! Drop-in, limit 25.

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, June 6 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

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.

Adult Intermediate/Advanced ESL Class

Monday, June 6 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Intensive ESL class for Intermediates and Advanced.
8 class course 1p-3p Mondays and Wednesdays starting May 16
Mondays: May 16, May 23, June 6, June 13
Wednesdays: May 18*, May 25, June 1, June 8
This class will meet twice per week for four weeks. We will concentrate on grammar, pronunciation, listening, writing, and speaking. New vocabulary and idioms will also be introduced. This course will give the intermediate/advanced speaker more opportunities to increase their confidence with the English language. Advanced Registration is required—please register by May 9.
$40 fee due by May 9. *Class on Wed, May 18th will be held off-site.

Sign Up

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, June 6 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Study Room 2

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. Sign-up for a 30 minute appointment between 2:00p-4:00p every Monday. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device. Call 248-693-3001 to register.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, June 7 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

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.

Get Ready, Get Set, Dance!

Tuesday, June 7 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Get your morning started with a dance party. Bring your dancing shoes to move and groove to some of your favorite tunes.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, June 7 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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Geek Club

Tuesday, June 7 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

The Geek Club is a casual hangout 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, June 8 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room B

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.

Stories in the Park

Wednesday, June 8 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Off Site

We are excited to take story time on the road. Join us this summer at Children's Park to hear some fun stories and songs. There is nothing like a fun time with friends at the park. We hope to see you there!

Book Bunch Book Club

Wednesday, June 8 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room B

The group will be discussing the book "The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry" by Gabrielle Zevin. The next title to be read for July will be "The Last Girls" by Lee Smith.

Adult Intermediate/Advanced ESL Class

Wednesday, June 8 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Intensive ESL class for Intermediates and Advanced.
8 class course 1p-3p Mondays and Wednesdays starting May 16
Mondays: May 16, May 23, June 6, June 13
Wednesdays: May 18*, May 25, June 1, June 8
This class will meet twice per week for four weeks. We will concentrate on grammar, pronunciation, listening, writing, and speaking. New vocabulary and idioms will also be introduced. This course will give the intermediate/advanced speaker more opportunities to increase their confidence with the English language. Advanced Registration is required—please register by May 9.
$40 fee due by May 9. *Class on Wed, May 18th will be held off-site.

Sign Up

PATH Workshops towards better health

Wednesday, June 8 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

Sponsored by McLaren Oakland, this workshop is Michigan’s version of the award winning Stanford Chronic Disease Self-management Program. Learn to manage your chronic illness such as diabetes, asthma, depression and other physical and mental health conditions. Techniques taught in this workshop include healthy eating, the benefits of exercise, stress management, pain management, and others. Every participant who attends 4 of the 6 sessions will receive a $30.00 gas card from the sponsors of this grant funded program!

Sign Up

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, June 9 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Our network & systems administrator (IT Guy) is available to help you with your electronic device from 6:00p-8:00p every Thursday. He will teach you how to use your new device, recommend devices based on your needs, remove viruses, fix error messages, configure email, recommend apps, and otherwise help you with anything involving technology. No sign up is necessary for this weekly program, but you may call Eric at 248-287-8019 if you need to discuss something before you come to the drop-in tech help.

Quilting Group

Thursday, June 9 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

All quilters are welcome to come to the library and share their projects, expertise, and company with fellow quilters. All levels of quilting skill are welcome! The group meets twice a month, on the 2nd and 4th Thursday.

Lions Club Vision Screenings

Saturday, June 11 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Lions Club partnering with the Library to offer vision screening free of charge to patrons at the library ages 6 months to five years old.

Summer Reading Kick-off

Saturday, June 11 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Summer Reading Kick-off

Ragtime Piano Concert for the whole family

Saturday, June 11 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Location: Reading Garden

As part of the Summer Reading Kick-off, pianist Matthew Ball brings us a rollicking old-time piano concert with songs for all ages! Described as Michigan’s leading boogie-woogie pianist, Oakland County resident Matthew Ball 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, June 13 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

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.

Nursery Rhyme Olympics

Monday, June 13 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Listen to your favorite Nursery Rhymes, and then participate in fun games and challenges.

Adult Intermediate/Advanced ESL Class

Monday, June 13 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Intensive ESL class for Intermediates and Advanced.
8 class course 1p-3p Mondays and Wednesdays starting May 16
Mondays: May 16, May 23, June 6, June 13
Wednesdays: May 18*, May 25, June 1, June 8
This class will meet twice per week for four weeks. We will concentrate on grammar, pronunciation, listening, writing, and speaking. New vocabulary and idioms will also be introduced. This course will give the intermediate/advanced speaker more opportunities to increase their confidence with the English language. Advanced Registration is required—please register by May 9.
$40 fee due by May 9. *Class on Wed, May 18th will be held off-site.

Sign Up

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, June 13 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Study Room 2

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. Sign-up for a 30 minute appointment between 2:00p-4:00p every Monday. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device. Call 248-693-3001 to register.

Youth Book Bingo

Monday, June 13 from 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Play traditional bingo and win books! Bring a friend for a free, fun-filled time.

Doggone Readers with MIdas

Monday, June 13 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 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.

Kindermusik Morning for 0-18 mos

Tuesday, June 14 from 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Children ages 0-18 months and parents join in the creative experience of Kindermusik's blend of singing, dancing, and musical activities. This program is led by Kindermusik instructor Mrs. Giselle and is sponsored by the Clarkston Conservatory. Drop in!

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, June 14 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

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.

Kindermusik Morning for 18 mos - 3 year olds

Tuesday, June 14 from 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Children ages 18 months - 3 years and parents join in the creative experience of Kindermusik's blend of singing, dancing, and musical activities. This program is led by Miss Giselle and is sponsored by the Clarkston Conservatory. Drop in!

Kindermusik Morning for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday, June 14 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Children ages 3 - 5 years old and parents join in the creative experience of Kindermusik's blend of singing, dancing, and musical activities. This program is led by Mrs. Giselle and is sponsored by the Clarkston Conservatory. Drop in!

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, June 14 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!

Roaming readers Walking Club

Wednesday, June 15 from 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM

Location: Trail Entrance - Library Parking Lot

We will meet at the back of the library parking lot to walk the Polly Ann trail for 30 minutes and talk about books as we walk! You don’t have to read any particular book to participate, the informal discussion will be about books you are currently reading and what your favorite books are. Enjoy the health benefits of a regular walking routine, socialize with fellow book lovers, and take home recommendations of what to read next!

Sign Up

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, June 15 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room B

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.

PATH Workshops towards better health

Wednesday, June 15 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

Sponsored by McLaren Oakland, this workshop is Michigan’s version of the award winning Stanford Chronic Disease Self-management Program. Learn to manage your chronic illness such as diabetes, asthma, depression and other physical and mental health conditions. Techniques taught in this workshop include healthy eating, the benefits of exercise, stress management, pain management, and others. Every participant who attends 4 of the 6 sessions will receive a $30.00 gas card from the sponsors of this grant funded program!

Sign Up

Thursday Afternoon Book Club

Thursday, June 16 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

The group will be discussing the book "The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry" by Gabrielle Zevin. The next title to be read for July will be "The Last Girls" by Lee Smith.

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, June 16 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Our network & systems administrator (IT Guy) is available to help you with your electronic device from 6:00p-8:00p every Thursday. He will teach you how to use your new device, recommend devices based on your needs, remove viruses, fix error messages, configure email, recommend apps, and otherwise help you with anything involving technology. No sign up is necessary for this weekly program, but you may call Eric at 248-287-8019 if you need to discuss something before you come to the drop-in tech help.

Library Board Meeting

Thursday, June 16 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Conference Room

Library Board Meeting

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Outdoor Yoga @ your library

Thursday, June 16 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Exercise and relax your mind and body; enjoy yoga outside in nature! Whether you are a beginner or experienced Yogi, join us as yoga instructor Renee Westcott leads a series of three Hatha yoga classes outside in the beautiful natural setting surrounding our building. Drop-in, no registration needed. Teens and adults are welcome. Please bring a towel or yoga mat. In case of rain, the classes will be held indoors.

Sign Up

Doggone Readers with Griffin

Saturday, June 18 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Craft Room

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

Tasting and Touring Michigan

Saturday, June 18 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

Tasting and Touring Michigan: Join Jaye Beeler for a photo tour, talk and tasting based on her delicious book, "Tasting and Touring Michigan's Homegrown Food: A Culinary Roadtrip" -- Arbutus Press. Jaye travels Michigan's culinary landscape from the Straits of Mackinac to Lake Michigan's fruit belt and urban farms in Detroit. Nibble your way into summer's ripeness with Jaye's pesto, berry tart, summer minestrone, and hand-crafted Michigan cheese board -- the start of many good things. Book-signing will follow the presentation. The book cost $29.95 plus Michigan sales tax which makes it $31.75.

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Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, June 20 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

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.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, June 20 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Study Room 2

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. Sign-up for a 30 minute appointment between 2:00p-4:00p every Monday. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device. Call 248-693-3001 to register.

Puppet Show

Monday, June 20 from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Puppets, a puppet theater and your favorite librarians combine to tell stories old and new. Fun for all!

Cook the Book @ your Library

Monday, June 20 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room B

Grab your apron and sign up! You select and make a recipe from the cookbook chosen, bring enough to share, and meet to discuss and sample recipes from that month’s cookbook. Register online, or by calling 248 693-3001. This month's cookbooks, The Outdoor Table, by April McKinney or Summer on a Plate, by Anna Pump will be available at the reference desk during June.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, June 21 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

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, June 21 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!

Gobstopper Games

Tuesday, June 21 from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Victory and defeat has never tasted this sweet. Join your friends with some fun challenges that revolve around sweet treats. Become a candy Olympian and taste the sweetness of the games.

Sign up begins on Tuesday, June 7.

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Geek Club

Tuesday, June 21 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

The Geek Club is a casual hangout 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!

Roaming Readers Walking Club

Wednesday, June 22 from 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM

Location: Off Site

We will meet at the back of the library parking lot to walk the Polly Ann trail for 30 minutes and talk about books as we walk! You don’t have to read any particular book to participate, the informal discussion will be about books you are currently reading and what your favorite books are. Enjoy the health benefits of a regular walking routine, socialize with fellow book lovers, and take home recommendations of what to read next!

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, June 22 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room B

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.

Glow in the Dark Geometry

Wednesday, June 22 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Build 3-dimensional objects and then see them glow in the dark! Drop-in, limit 30

Writer's Workshop

Wednesday, June 22 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Meet monthly to improve your writing and share ideas with peers. Please bring one or two pages of your work with enough copies to share.

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Thursday, June 23 from 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Be a Lifesaver! Donate Blood @ the Orion Library. To schedule an appointment, visit www.redcrossblood.org/make-donation/ and enter the sponsor code: orionlibrary. Appointments can also be scheduled via email or phone at 248-693-3000 x324. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, June 23 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Our network & systems administrator (IT Guy) is available to help you with your electronic device from 6:00p-8:00p every Thursday. He will teach you how to use your new device, recommend devices based on your needs, remove viruses, fix error messages, configure email, recommend apps, and otherwise help you with anything involving technology. No sign up is necessary for this weekly program, but you may call Eric at 248-287-8019 if you need to discuss something before you come to the drop-in tech help.

Quilting Group

Thursday, June 23 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

All quilters are welcome to come to the library and share their projects, expertise, and company with fellow quilters. All levels of quilting skill are welcome! The group meets twice a month, on the 2nd and 4th Thursday.

Picture of yoga

Outdoor Yoga @ your Library

Thursday, June 23 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Craft Room

Exercise and relax your mind and body; enjoy yoga outside in nature! Whether you are a beginner or experienced Yogi, join us as yoga instructor Renee Westcott leads a series of three Hatha yoga classes outside in the beautiful natural setting surrounding our building. Drop-in, no registration needed. Teens and adults are welcome. Please bring a towel or yoga mat. In case of rain, the classes will be held indoors.

Introduction to Archery

Saturday, June 25 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Location: Reading Garden

Archery instructors from the Royal Oak Archers will be here to go over the important safety tips of shooting archery and then all participants will have the opportunity to practice and shoot a bow and arrow. Register online.

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Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, June 27 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

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.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, June 27 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Study Room 2

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. Sign-up for a 30 minute appointment between 2:00p-4:00p every Monday. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device. Call 248-693-3001 to register.

Doggone Readers with MIdas

Monday, June 27 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 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, June 27 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Off Site - C-Pub

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 this month's book, stop by or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-693-3001.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, June 28 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

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, June 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!

Bracelet-Making Fun!

Tuesday, June 28 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room B

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 Tuesday, June 14.

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