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Friends of the Library Gently Used Book Sale

Monday, September 21 through Saturday, September 26

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

  • Monday, September 21 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Local Teacher Night
  • Tuesday, September 22 from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Friends Member Night
  • Wednesday, September 23 from 9:30 AM to 8:30 PM - Open to the General Public
  • Thursday, September 24 from 9:30 AM to 8:30 PM - Open to the General Public
  • Friday, September 25 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM - All Books Half Off
  • Saturday, September 26 from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM - Bag Day: Get a bagful of books for $ 5.00

Michigan Libraries for Life

Monday, October 5 through Saturday, October 10

The Orion Township Public Library, along with many libraries across the state, will be participating in Michigan Libraries for Life and Gift of Life, a seven-day campaign to inspire residents to join the Michigan Organ Donor Registry. Volunteers and library staff will answer questions, provide fun give-aways, and most importantly, help library patrons sign up as organ, eye, and tissue donors.

Michigan Libraries for Life

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, August 31 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.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, August 31 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 or 5:00p-7:00p the 1st and 2nd Monday of each month. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Call 248.693.3001 to register.

Book Discussion at the C-Pub

Monday, August 31 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 "The Shoemaker's Wife" by Adriana Trigiani, stop by or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-693-3001.

The Shoemaker's Wife by Adriana Trigiani

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, September 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.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, September 1 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, September 1 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 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 or even crazy YouTube clips. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Wednesday, September 2 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.

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, September 2 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.

Friends Gala Planning

Thursday, September 3 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Friends Gala Planning

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, September 7 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.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, September 8 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, September 8 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!

OHS planning

Wednesday, September 9 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Location: James Ingram Room

OHS planning

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, September 9 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.

Book Bunch Book Club

Wednesday, September 9 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Orion Center

Everyone is welcome at the Book Bunch Book Club held on the second Wednesday of each month at the Orion Center. Copies of the book for the following month will be available at each meeting.

Doggone Readers with Maggie

Wednesday, September 9 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.

Quilting Group

Thursday, September 10 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.

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Outdoor Yoga @ the Library

Thursday, September 10 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

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. You can register for one or all the classes. Teens and adults are welcome! Please bring a towel or yoga mat. In case of rain, the classes will be held indoors.

Sign Up

Dinosaur Egg Hunt

Friday, September 11 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Craft Room

Hear some dinosaur stories, then go on a hunt for dinosaur eggs

Sign up begins on Friday, August 28.

Little Scientists: Paper Capers

Saturday, September 12 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Charm a paper snake, electrify an ordinary newspaper, step through an index card, defy gravity and more. This is a collaborative effort featuring Ms. Christine, science guru from Pee Wee Patch Preschool, and our science-loving librarians. Drop-in, limit 15.

Music & Movement

Saturday, September 12 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room B

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.

Paint Creek Boys Concert

Saturday, September 12 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Come listen to the Paint Creek Boys play a blend of country, folk and bluegrass music. A local favorite, the Paint Creek Boys hail from Oxford and have been playing for 10 years. Weather permitting, we will savor the last warm days of summer and enjoy the concert out on the lawn.

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, September 14 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 Day Class

Monday, September 14 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

This class is geared towards non-native speakers of English and will focus on all areas of the English language: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. All levels are welcome in each group! Classes are taught by a certified teacher and will begin the week of September 14th and run through the week of December 7th (no classes Thanksgiving week).

Sign Up

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, September 14 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 or 5:30p-6:30p every 1st and 2nd Monday. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Call 248-693-3001 to register.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, September 14 from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room B

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 or 5:30p-6:30p every 1st and 2nd Monday. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Call 248-693-3001 to register.

Outside the Lines - Pop-Up Library at Eva's Dairy Bar

Monday, September 14 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Pop-up Library at Eva's Dairy Bar with library information and giveaways. All visitors can enter in a raffle for a chance to win a set of Bluetooth speakers. Come out and visit us and find out what’s new at the library!

Outside the Lines - Pop-Up Library at the Orion Oaks Dog Park

Tuesday, September 15 from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM

Pop-Up Library at the Orion Oaks Dog Park with library information and giveaways. All visitors can enter in a raffle for a chance to win a set of Bluetooth speakers. Come out and visit us and find out what’s new at the library!

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, September 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.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, September 15 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!

Outside the Lines - Doggone Readers with Midas

Tuesday, September 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 and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.

Outside the Lines - Geek Club

Tuesday, September 15 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 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 or even crazy YouTube clips. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, September 16 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.

Outside the Lines - Pop-Up Library at the Downtown LO Farmer's Market

Wednesday, September 16 from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Pop-Up Library at the Downtown LO Farmer's Market with library information and giveaways. All visitors can enter in a raffle for a chance to win a set of Bluetooth speakers. Come out and visit us and find out what’s new at the library!

Outside the Lines - Doggone Readers with Maggie

Wednesday, September 16 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.

ESL Evening Class

Wednesday, September 16 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

This class is geared towards non-native speakers of English and will focus on all areas of the English language: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. All levels are welcome in each group! Classes are taught by a certified teacher and will begin the week of September 14th and run through the week of December 7th (no classes Thanksgiving week).

Sign Up

Outside the Lines - Create Your Own Fiesta

Wednesday, September 16 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Learn to make a variety of fresh salsas, and guacamole to get our party started. Then enjoy a taste of your creation as we play some traditional fiesta games.

Sign up begins on Wednesday, September 2.

Outside the Lines - OTPL Team Trivia Tourney

Wednesday, September 16 from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: Off Site

Gather a team and test your knowledge! The Orion Township Public Library has partnered with the C-Pub to host trivia nights on September 16 and November 12 starting at 7:30p. Call 248-693-3001 to register your team of 2-6 people. There is a limit of 10 teams per night. Gift cards to the C-Pub will be awarded to the top three teams along with a trophy and future bragging rights for the first place team. The C-Pub is located in Canterbury Village at 2325 Joslyn Rd., Lake Orion, MI.

Thursday Afternoon Book Club

Thursday, September 17 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Everyone is welcome at the Thursday Afternoon Book Club held on the third Thursday of each month at the Library. Copies of the book for the following month will be available at each meeting.

Library Board Meeting

Thursday, September 17 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Conference Room

Library Board Meeting

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Outside the Lines - Outdoor Yoga@ the Library

Thursday, September 17 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

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. You can register for one or all the classes. Teens and adults are welcome! Please bring a towel or yoga mat. In case of rain, the classes will be held indoors.

Sign Up

Outside the Lines - Pop-Up Library at 51 North Brewery

Thursday, September 17 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Pop-Up Library at 51 North Brewery with library information and giveaways. All visitors can enter in a raffle for a chance to win a set of Bluetooth speakers. Come out and visit us and find out what’s new at the library!

Outside the Lines - Bike the Polly Ann Trail with the Orion Library

Saturday, September 19 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Location: Off Site

Start this family friendly bike ride at the library anytime between 10:00a and 1:00p. An Officer from the Oakland County Sheriff’s department will be here from 10:00a-10:30a to share bicycle safety tips with families. Bike south on the Polly Ann trail to the Yates Cider Mill for a free donut and cider, then turn around and return to the library for total of 5 miles. Stop at the library when you are done riding to see what we have to offer and receive a prize!

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, September 21 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

Monday, September 21 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 Day Class

Monday, September 21 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

This class is geared towards non-native speakers of English and will focus on all areas of the English language: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. All levels are welcome in each group! Classes are taught by a certified teacher and will begin the week of September 14th and run through the week of December 7th (no classes Thanksgiving week).

Sign Up

Preschool Pals

Monday, September 21 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.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, September 21 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 or 5:30p-6:30p every 1st and 2nd Monday. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Call 248-693-3001 to register.

Friends of the Library Book Sale - Local Teacher Night

Monday, September 21 from 4:30 PM to 7:30 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.

Beautify with Bulbs

Monday, September 21 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Off Site

Come join the experts from Wojo’s Greenhouse and learn all about Fall and Spring bulb gardening. We will cover planning, planting, and maintenance as well as forcing and container design. Come with questions and ideas! This program will be at the Orion Center located at 1335 Joslyn Road. Please reserve your space today by calling the Orion Center at 248.391.0304 x305, spaces are limited.

Monday Evening Book Discussion

Monday, September 21 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

New members are always welcome for the monthly book discussions held at the library September-June. The title we are discussing this week is Hammer Head by Nina MacLaughlin

GED Tutoring

Monday, September 21 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Study Room 2

Are you or someone you know lacking a high school diploma? Thinking that taking the GED test might be the answer to helping achieve your goals? The Library has a wide variety of materials available for those who wish to complete the GED test. Many items are available for checkout. Not sure where to start? Need a game plan? Extra help is now going to be available at the Library.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, September 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.

Mother Goose

Tuesday, September 22 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

Tuesday, September 22 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.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, September 22 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!

Friends of the Library Book Sale - Friends Member Night

Tuesday, September 22 from 5:00 PM 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.

Game On!

Tuesday, September 22 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Youth Department

Drop into the Youth room for a fun evening of playing games! There will be a variety to choose from, including board games, card games, chess, checkers, and more.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Wednesday, September 23 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.

Babytime

Wednesday, September 23 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, September 23 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, September 23 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 every time and whatever we do we will be having fun!

Doggone Readers with Maggie

Wednesday, September 23 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.

ESL Evening Class

Wednesday, September 23 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

This class is geared towards non-native speakers of English and will focus on all areas of the English language: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. All levels are welcome in each group! Classes are taught by a certified teacher and will begin the week of September 14th and run through the week of December 7th (no classes Thanksgiving week).

Sign Up

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Thursday, September 24 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.

Mother Goose

Thursday, September 24 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, September 24 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.

Quilting Group

Thursday, September 24 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 @the Library

Thursday, September 24 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Craft Room

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. You can register for one or all the classes. Teens and adults are welcome! Please bring a towel or yoga mat. In case of rain, the classes will be held indoors.

Sign Up

Picture of Minecraft logo

Minecraft LAN Party Battle

Friday, September 25 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: Computer Lab

You’ve played Minecraft, but have you played Minecraft against another library? Register to attend this Minecraft battle between the teens of the Orion Township Public Library and the White Lake Township Library. Register online.

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Friends of the Library Book Sale - Bag Day

Saturday, September 26 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)

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, September 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

Monday, September 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 Day Class

Monday, September 28 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

This class is geared towards non-native speakers of English and will focus on all areas of the English language: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. All levels are welcome in each group! Classes are taught by a certified teacher and will begin the week of September 14th and run through the week of December 7th (no classes Thanksgiving week).

Sign Up

Preschool Pals

Monday, September 28 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.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, September 28 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 or 5:30p-6:30p every 1st and 2nd Monday. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Call 248-693-3001 to register.

Book Discussion at the C-Pub

Monday, September 28 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 "Big Brother" by Lionel Shriver, stop by or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-693-3001.

Big Brother / Lionel Shriver

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, September 29 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, September 29 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

Tuesday, September 29 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.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, September 29 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!

Doggone Readers with Midas

Tuesday, September 29 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Craft Room

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

Game On!

Tuesday, September 29 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Youth Department

Drop into the Youth room for a fun evening of playing games! There will be a variety to choose from, including board games, card games, chess, checkers, and more.

Babytime

Wednesday, September 30 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, September 30 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.

Doggone Readers with Maggie

Wednesday, September 30 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.

ESL Evening Class

Wednesday, September 30 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

This class is geared towards non-native speakers of English and will focus on all areas of the English language: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. All levels are welcome in each group! Classes are taught by a certified teacher and will begin the week of September 14th and run through the week of December 7th (no classes Thanksgiving week).

Sign Up

Orphan Trains in Michigan

Wednesday, September 30 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Whether or not you have read the recently popular book the Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline, you will be fascinated to learn about this little known aspect of Michigan’s history! Al and David Eicher, research historians and television producers, have researched and produced a video documentary about this event in Michigan’s history. The presentation highlights personal stories from our immediate area, as well as Michigan in general.

Mother Goose

Thursday, October 1 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 1 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.

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

Friday, October 2 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.

4th Wall Theatre Company Workshop

Saturday, October 3 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Meeting Room A

Work on acting, singing, and dancing at this theatre workshop. At the end, you'll be able to show off your talents to your parents and caregivers! This program is open to all abilities.

Sign up begins on Saturday, September 19.

Picture of Improv stage

Improv for Teens

Saturday, October 3 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

The library is excited to welcome Karen Bell-Brege, improve extraordinaire! Whether you want to be an actor, a comedian, an excellent student or just want to learn more about improv, this session is for you. Karen will lead teens through interactive games that enhance confidence, courage and creativity and prevent bullying. Register online.

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Lego @ the Library

Saturday, October 3 from 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM

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, October 5 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

Monday, October 5 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

ESL Day Class

Monday, October 5 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

This class is geared towards non-native speakers of English and will focus on all areas of the English language: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. All levels are welcome in each group! Classes are taught by a certified teacher and will begin the week of September 14th and run through the week of December 7th (no classes Thanksgiving week).

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Preschool Pals

Monday, October 5 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.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, October 5 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 or 5:30p-6:30p every 1st and 2nd Monday. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Call 248-693-3001 to register.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, October 5 from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room B

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 or 5:30p-6:30p every 1st and 2nd Monday. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Call 248-693-3001 to register.

Cook the Book

Monday, October 5 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room B

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

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GED Tutoring

Monday, October 5 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Are you or someone you know lacking a high school diploma? Thinking that taking the GED test might be the answer to helping achieve your goals? The Library has a wide variety of materials available for those who wish to complete the GED test. Many items are available for checkout. Not sure where to start? Need a game plan? Extra help is now going to be available at the Library.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, October 6 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 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

Tuesday, October 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.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, October 6 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!

Game On!

Tuesday, October 6 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Youth Department

Drop into the Youth room for a fun evening of playing games! There will be a variety to choose from, including board games, card games, chess, checkers, and more.

Geek Club

Tuesday, October 6 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 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 or even crazy YouTube clips. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!

Babytime

Wednesday, October 7 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, October 7 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.

Doggone Readers with Maggie

Wednesday, October 7 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.

ESL Evening Class

Wednesday, October 7 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

This class is geared towards non-native speakers of English and will focus on all areas of the English language: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. All levels are welcome in each group! Classes are taught by a certified teacher and will begin the week of September 14th and run through the week of December 7th (no classes Thanksgiving week).

Sign Up

Mother Goose

Thursday, October 8 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 8 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.

Quilting Group

Thursday, October 8 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.

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

Friday, October 9 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.

Little Scientists: Leafy Lessons

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

Location: Craft Room

Come and find out why leaves are so important to your lives. This is a collaborative effort featuring Ms. Christine, science guru from Pee Wee Patch Preschool, and our science-loving librarians. Drop-in, limit 15.

Magic the Gathering Sealed Trios Tournament

Saturday, October 10 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Register to participate in this Magic the Gathering Sealed Trios Tournament! Teams of three will receive 12 Battle for Zendikar packs to build three 40 card decks and face off against their rivals as Magic returns to one of the most popular planes of all time. Participants will be required to pay $10 at the door which covers the cost of 4 packs that you get to keep! There will be prizes for the top teams, and pizza and pop will be provided. A basic understanding of the game and rules is needed. Incomplete teams will be filled on site. Register online.

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Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, October 12 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

Monday, October 12 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

ESL Day Class

Monday, October 12 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

This class is geared towards non-native speakers of English and will focus on all areas of the English language: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. All levels are welcome in each group! Classes are taught by a certified teacher and will begin the week of September 14th and run through the week of December 7th (no classes Thanksgiving week).

Sign Up

Preschool Pals

Monday, October 12 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.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, October 12 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 or 5:30p-6:30p every 1st and 2nd Monday. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Call 248-693-3001 to register.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, October 12 from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room B

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 or 5:30p-6:30p every 1st and 2nd Monday. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Call 248-693-3001 to register.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, October 13 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 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

Tuesday, October 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.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, October 13 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!

Doggone Readers with Midas

Tuesday, October 13 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Craft Room

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

Game On!

Tuesday, October 13 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Youth Department

Drop into the Youth room for a fun evening of playing games! There will be a variety to choose from, including board games, card games, chess, checkers, and more.

Babytime

Wednesday, October 14 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, October 14 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.

Book Bunch Book Club

Wednesday, October 14 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Orion Center

Everyone is welcome at the Book Bunch Book Club held on the second Wednesday of each month at the Orion Center. Copies of the book for the following month will be available at each meeting.

Doggone Readers with Maggie

Wednesday, October 14 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.

ESL Evening Class

Wednesday, October 14 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

This class is geared towards non-native speakers of English and will focus on all areas of the English language: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. All levels are welcome in each group! Classes are taught by a certified teacher and will begin the week of September 14th and run through the week of December 7th (no classes Thanksgiving week).

Sign Up

Marble Run Mania

Wednesday, October 14 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

What goes up must come down! But who says it can't come down with a little fun. Work as a team to engineer the best marble run. Send your marble through a length of obstacles to the finish.

Sign up begins on Wednesday, September 23.

Mother Goose

Thursday, October 15 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 15 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, October 15 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Everyone is welcome at the Thursday Afternoon Book Club held on the third Thursday of each month at the Library. Copies of the book for the following month will be available at each meeting.

Library Board Meeting

Thursday, October 15 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Conference Room

Library Board Meeting

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

Friday, October 16 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.

Babymouse Party

Saturday, October 17 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

If you love the Babymouse graphic novels, this party is for you! There will be crafts, activities, and cupcake decorating. You’ll also have the chance to meet and have your picture taken with Babymouse!

Music & Movement

Saturday, October 17 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room B

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

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, October 19 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

Monday, October 19 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

ESL Day Class

Monday, October 19 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

This class is geared towards non-native speakers of English and will focus on all areas of the English language: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. All levels are welcome in each group! Classes are taught by a certified teacher and will begin the week of September 14th and run through the week of December 7th (no classes Thanksgiving week).

Sign Up

Preschool Pals

Monday, October 19 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.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, October 19 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 or 5:30p-6:30p every 1st and 2nd Monday. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Call 248-693-3001 to register.

Haunted Canterbury

Monday, October 19 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Is Canterbury Village haunted? Join the Motor City Ghost Hunters as they present the unexplained phenomena that’s going on in the stores and on the grounds of Canterbury. Spinning decorations, whispered voices, and more! See audio and video evidence for yourself and consider the possibility of the supernatural – just in time for Halloween.

Monday Evening Book Discussion

Monday, October 19 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

New members are always welcome for the monthly book discussions. This month's book is The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker.

GED Tutoring

Monday, October 19 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Study Room 2

Are you or someone you know lacking a high school diploma? Thinking that taking the GED test might be the answer to helping achieve your goals? The Library has a wide variety of materials available for those who wish to complete the GED test. Many items are available for checkout. Not sure where to start? Need a game plan? Extra help is now going to be available at the Library.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, October 20 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 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

Tuesday, October 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.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, October 20 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!

Game On!

Tuesday, October 20 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Youth Department

Drop into the Youth room for a fun evening of playing games! There will be a variety to choose from, including board games, card games, chess, checkers, and more.

Geek Club

Tuesday, October 20 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 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 or even crazy YouTube clips. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!

Babytime

Wednesday, October 21 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, October 21 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.

Wacky Wednesday

Wednesday, October 21 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 every time and whatever we do we will be having fun!

Doggone Readers with Maggie

Wednesday, October 21 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.

ESL Evening Class

Wednesday, October 21 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

This class is geared towards non-native speakers of English and will focus on all areas of the English language: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. All levels are welcome in each group! Classes are taught by a certified teacher and will begin the week of September 14th and run through the week of December 7th (no classes Thanksgiving week).

Sign Up

Toilet Training Basics workshop

Wednesday, October 21 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Teaching your child to use the toilet takes time, understanding and patience. Choosing the right time to start, recognizing the signs
of readiness and the procedures to follow can be confusing. This presentation will provide an overview of toilet training and offer some helpful tips to use when toilet training your child.

Mother Goose

Thursday, October 22 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 22 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.

Quilting Group

Thursday, October 22 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.

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

Friday, October 23 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.

Super Science - Kitchen Science

Friday, October 23 from 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

You may not be able to eat what you create, but you will be amazed at what you can do with ordinary things from your kitchen

Sign up begins on Friday, October 9.

Picture of Haunted House

Haunted House Set-Up

Saturday, October 24 - All Day

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! Contact our volunteer coordinator Lori McGeary at lmcgeary@orionlibrary.org for more information.

Picture of Haunted House

Haunted House

Monday, October 26 - All Day

Location: Meeting Room A

Drop in October 26-29 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 and families welcome.

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, October 26 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

Monday, October 26 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

ESL Day Class

Monday, October 26 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

This class is geared towards non-native speakers of English and will focus on all areas of the English language: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. All levels are welcome in each group! Classes are taught by a certified teacher and will begin the week of September 14th and run through the week of December 7th (no classes Thanksgiving week).

Sign Up

Preschool Pals

Monday, October 26 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.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, October 26 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 or 5:30p-6:30p every 1st and 2nd Monday. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Call 248-693-3001 to register.

Book Discussion at the C-Pub

Monday, October 26 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 "Little Bee" by Chris Cleave, stop by or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-693-3001.

Little Bee / Chris Cleave

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