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Babytime

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

Location: Craft Room

Introduce your baby to the wonder of language with music, songs, bells, stories and play!

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, February 10 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, February 10 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!

Book Bunch Book Club

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

Location: Off Site - Orion Center

The group will be discussing the book "Big Little Lies" by Liane Moriarty. The next title to be read for March will be "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr.

Doggone Readers with Maggie

Wednesday, February 10 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 when you have 4 stamps.

Mother Goose

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

Location: Craft Room

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

Preschool Pals

Thursday, February 11 from 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

GFWC General Meeting

Thursday, February 11 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

GFWC General Meeting

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, February 11 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, February 11 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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OTPL Team Trivia Tourney

Thursday, February 11 from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: Off Site - C-Pub

Gather a team and test your knowledge! The Orion Township Public Library has partnered with the C-Pub to host trivia nights on February 11 and April 14 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.

Cardboard Critters

Saturday, February 13 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Craft Room

Learn about winter animals, then create adorable critters out of recycled materials like cardboard tubes and egg cartons.

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Music & Movement

Saturday, February 13 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.

Flash Fiction

Saturday, February 13 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

Discover why this interesting form of short fiction is catching on. Gloria Nixon-John, author of two novels and a biography, will define flash fiction, and show you how to create flash fiction from bits of what you have, or from scratch. Then learn how a piece of flash fiction can be stretched into a longer work…a short story, or a chapter in your novel. This workshop is for beginners as well as seasoned writers. It will delve into both the structure, and craft, of flash fiction. Poets, essayists, memoirists, fiction, and non-fiction writers will gain from this workshop.

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Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, February 15 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.

Mother Goose

Monday, February 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.

ESL Day Class

Monday, February 15 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 February 1st and run through the week of April 25th (no class on February 29 and April 4th). Class fee is $60 and is payment is due by January 25, 2016.

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Preschool Pals

Monday, February 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.

Current Events Discussion Group

Monday, February 15 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Off Site - Orion Center

Want to chat about current events? Anyone interested in what’s going on in the world can attend this casual, informal discussion offered by the Library and held at the Orion Center.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, February 15 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.

Doggone Readers with Midas

Monday, February 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.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, February 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.

Mother Goose

Tuesday, February 16 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, February 16 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, February 16 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Come and join other needle artists to work on projects and enjoy each other’s company! No registration needed, just bring your project and drop in!

Game On!

Tuesday, February 16 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, February 16 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!

Babytime

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

Location: Craft Room

Introduce your baby to the wonder of language with music, songs, bells, stories and play!

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, February 17 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, February 17 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 when you have 4 stamps.

Mother Goose

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

Location: Craft Room

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

Preschool Pals

Thursday, February 18 from 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Thursday Afternoon Book Club

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

Location: James Ingram Room

The group will be discussing the book "Big Little Lies" by Liane Moriarty. The next title to be read for March will be "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr.

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

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

Location: Conference Room

Library Board Meeting

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SAT Practice Exam

Saturday, February 20 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Sylvan Learning Center will be at the library to give some quick tips and tricks about the SAT and then administer a full SAT practice exam. Students will receive their exam scores in 1-2 weeks. Please bring a snack and calculator; students are responsible to know what calculators are permitted on the exam. There is a $10.00 charge for this class and cash or checks made out to Sylvan Learning Center are due the day of the program. Register online.

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Doggone Readers with Griffin

Saturday, February 20 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.

Math Gone Wild! K-2

Saturday, February 20 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Craft Room

A totally new kind of math club, where you’ll build stuff, make music, make a mess, and discover just how much fun math can be!

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Math Gone Wild! Gr3-5

Saturday, February 20 from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Location: Craft Room

A totally new kind of math club, where you’ll build stuff, make music, make a mess, and discover just how much fun math can be!

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Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, February 22 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.

Mother Goose

Monday, February 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.

ESL Day Class

Monday, February 22 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 February 1st and run through the week of April 25th (no class on February 29 and April 4th). Class fee is $60 and is payment is due by January 25, 2016.

Sign Up

Preschool Pals

Monday, February 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.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, February 22 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, February 22 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 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 year's Great Michigan Read selection "Station Eleven" by Emily St. John Mandel, stop by or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-693-3001.

Station Eleven / Emily St. John Mandel

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, February 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.

Mother Goose

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

Location: Craft Room

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

Preschool Pals

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

Location: Craft Room

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

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, February 23 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Come and join other needle artists to work on projects and enjoy each other’s company! No registration needed, just bring your project and drop in!

Game On!

Tuesday, February 23 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, February 24 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

Introduce your baby to the wonder of language with music, songs, bells, stories and play!

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, February 24 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, February 24 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 when you have 4 stamps.

Get Published: The Journey from Writer to Author

Wednesday, February 24 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

Come learn about the publishing process from our own Kristen Remenar, author of Groundhog’s Dilemma and Draw with a Vengeance. What steps do you take after the manuscript is done? How can a writer become a published author? Hear Kristen’s experiences and ask questions of your own.

Mother Goose

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

Location: Craft Room

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

Preschool Pals

Thursday, February 25 from 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, February 25 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, February 25 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.

Packing Healthy Lunches for the Whole Family

Saturday, February 27 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Registered dietitian, Kristin Brandstetter, will show us how to pack healthy, allergy-free lunches for school that your kids are sure to enjoy; parents and children elementary age and up are welcome! She will provide general information on healthy eating, as well as how to plan lunches that take into account special dietary needs for school-aged children with food allergies. Not only will this session be informative, it will be interactive and fun; participants will get to practice making and eating a healthy and delicious lunch!

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Elephant & Piggie Party

Saturday, February 27 from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Let's party! Elephant and Piggie are ready to have a party and you are invited. Hear stories, play games, and enjoy a bunch of Elephant and Piggie's favorite things.

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Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, March 1 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.

Mother Goose

Tuesday, March 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

Tuesday, March 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.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, March 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!

Game On!

Tuesday, March 1 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, March 1 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!

Babytime

Wednesday, March 2 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

Introduce your baby to the wonder of language with music, songs, bells, stories and play!

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, March 2 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.

Mother Goose

Thursday, March 3 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Drop-In Tabletop Gaming for Adults & Teens

Thursday, March 3 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!

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, March 3 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.

The Great Foodini

Thursday, March 3 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Bring the Great Michigan Read, Station Eleven to life! It’s time to eat in the post-apocalyptic world of west coast Michigan; the local grocery stores are abandoned shells, electricity is gone, and a nomadic lifestyle on a road full of danger is not conducive to elaborate meals. Renee Chodkowski will demonstrate, discuss, and provide tastings and samples of how we would eat to survive in Michigan!

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Lego @ the Library

Saturday, March 5 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.

Dreams

Dream Deciphering Workshop

Saturday, March 5 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

The library is excited to welcome Kristy Robinett, a professional intuitive. Kristy will help you discover if dreams are really the window to your soul and how to analyze and interpret them. Register online.

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Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, March 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.

ESL Day Class

Monday, March 7 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 February 1st and run through the week of April 25th (no class on February 29 and April 4th). Class fee is $60 and is payment is due by January 25, 2016.

Sign Up

Current Events Discussion Group

Monday, March 7 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Off Site - Orion Center

Want to chat about current events? Anyone interested in what’s going on in the world can attend this casual, informal discussion offered by the Library and held at the Orion Center.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, March 7 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, March 7 from 5:30 PM to 6:30 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.

Septic System Use and Maintenance Workshop

Monday, March 7 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

The MSU Extension will present this workshop which covers well construction and maintenance, water conservation, how a septic system functions, septic system maintenance, and how to detect septic failure.

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Nonfiction Book Discussion @ Crates Coffee

Monday, March 7 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. To reserve a copy of "Dead Wake" by Erik Larson, stop by or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-693-3001.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, March 8 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.

Orion History Coffee Hour

Tuesday, March 8 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Off Site - Orion Center

Meet other Orion residents to share tales of Orion History as you remember it. Anyone interested in local history can attend this casual, informal discussion offered by the Library and the Orion Historical Society, but held at the Orion Center.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, March 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!

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Pizza & Paperbacks Book Discussion - Allegiant by Veronica Roth

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

Location: James Ingram Room

Celebrate the movie release of Allegiant, and discuss the popular novel by Veronica Roth. A copy of the book will be given away to the first five teens who arrive and a movie gift card will be raffled off so you can see the movie! Pizza will also be provided. Register online.

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ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, March 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.

Wacky Wednesday

Wednesday, March 9 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!

Book Bunch Book Club

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

Location: Off Site - Orion Center

The group will be discussing the book "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr. The next title to be read for April will be Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline.

Doggone Readers with Maggie

Wednesday, March 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 when you have 4 stamps.

GFWC General Meeting

Thursday, March 10 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

GFWC General Meeting

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, March 10 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, March 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.

5th Grade Battle of the Books

Saturday, March 12 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Location: Off Site - Scripps Middle School

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

Music & Movement

Saturday, March 12 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.

Picture of 8-bit perler bead art

Perler Bead 8-bit Art

Saturday, March 12 from 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Celebrate Teen Tech Week by transforming your favorite 8-bit characters like Mario, Link, Zelda, Bowser and more into a sweet piece of plastic art using Perler Beads. All supplies and patterns will be provided. Register online.

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Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, March 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.

ESL Day Class

Monday, March 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 February 1st and run through the week of April 25th (no class on February 29 and April 4th). Class fee is $60 and is payment is due by January 25, 2016.

Sign Up

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, March 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.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, March 15 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, March 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!

Battle Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, March 15 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Off Site - Lake Orion High School

Winners of the 2016 Battle of the Books will be announced and everyone will get a chance to meet Gary Schmidt the author of The Wednesday Wars. All teams will be called on stage to receive their certificates, prizes and applause for a job well done! Books by Gary Schmidt will be available for purchase and signing after the ceremony.

Geek Club

Tuesday, March 15 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, March 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.

Doggone Readers with Maggie

Wednesday, March 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 when you have 4 stamps.

Thursday Afternoon Book Club

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

Location: James Ingram Room

The group will be discussing the book "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr. The next title to be read for April will be Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline.

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

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

Location: Conference Room

Library Board Meeting

Doggone Readers with Griffin

Saturday, March 19 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.

Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company

Saturday, March 19 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

This Shakespearean troupe will perform scenes from Shakespeare’s plays in conjunction with the Great Michigan Read program. The 30-minute long Station Eleven-themed program will feature scenes from King Lear, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and several other plays.

Math Gone Wild! K-2

Saturday, March 19 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Craft Room

A totally new kind of math club, where you’ll build stuff, make music, make a mess, and discover just how much fun math can be!

Sign up begins on Saturday, March 5.

Math Gone Wild! Gr3-5

Saturday, March 19 from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Location: Craft Room

A totally new kind of math club, where you’ll build stuff, make music, make a mess, and discover just how much fun math can be!

Sign Up

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, March 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.

Mother Goose

Monday, March 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, March 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 February 1st and run through the week of April 25th (no class on February 29 and April 4th). Class fee is $60 and is payment is due by January 25, 2016.

Sign Up

Preschool Pals

Monday, March 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.

Current Events Discussion Group

Monday, March 21 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Off Site - Orion Center

Want to chat about current events? Anyone interested in what’s going on in the world can attend this casual, informal discussion offered by the Library and held at the Orion Center.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, March 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.

Doggone Readers with Midas

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

Location: Craft Room

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

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, March 22 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.

Mother Goose

Tuesday, March 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, March 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, March 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!

Game On!

Tuesday, March 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.

Book planter picture

Upcycled Book Decor

Tuesday, March 22 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Don’t throw out your old books, upcycle them! In this two part upcycled book décor class for teens and adults we will be making decorative storage boxes out of old books and in our second class we will create a charming book planter. All supplies will be provided. Register online.

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Babytime

Wednesday, March 23 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

Introduce your baby to the wonder of language with music, songs, bells, stories and play!

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, March 23 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, March 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 when you have 4 stamps.

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Thursday, March 24 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.

Mother Goose

Thursday, March 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, March 24 from 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, March 24 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, March 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.

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, March 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.

Mother Goose

Monday, March 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, March 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 February 1st and run through the week of April 25th (no class on February 29 and April 4th). Class fee is $60 and is payment is due by January 25, 2016.

Sign Up

Preschool Pals

Monday, March 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, March 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.

Study hall picture

Study Hall

Monday, March 28 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Looking for somewhere to study for exams? Come to the library! We will have plenty of tables for studying in groups or alone. We will also provide snacks, Wi-Fi and other study supplies.

Book Discussion at the C-Pub

Monday, March 28 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 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 "Everything is Illuminated" by Jonathan Safran Foer, stop by or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-693-3001.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, March 29 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.

Mother Goose

Tuesday, March 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, March 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, March 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!

Study hall picture

Study Hall

Tuesday, March 29 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Looking for somewhere to study for exams? Come to the library! We will have plenty of tables for studying in groups or alone. We will also provide snacks, Wi-Fi and other study supplies.

Game On!

Tuesday, March 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, March 30 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

Introduce your baby to the wonder of language with music, songs, bells, stories and play!

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, March 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, March 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 when you have 4 stamps.

Study hall picture

Study Hall

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

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Looking for somewhere to study for exams? Come to the library! We will have plenty of tables for studying in groups or alone. We will also provide snacks, Wi-Fi and other study supplies.

Mother Goose

Thursday, March 31 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Preschool Pals

Thursday, March 31 from 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, March 31 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.

Fool Your Five Senses Story Time

Friday, April 1 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

We’ll use all five senses in this silly, sensory storytime. Please wear play clothes.

Lego @ the Library

Saturday, April 2 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.

International TableTop Day

Saturday, April 2 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

We're getting a jump on International TableTop Day this year and hosting our event early so we can jump-start Spring Break! All ages and levels of gamers are welcome to come and play a wide variety of tabletop games. Feel free to bring in your favorite games to share with others!

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, April 4 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.

Mother Goose

Monday, April 4 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Preschool Pals

Monday, April 4 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.

Current Events Discussion Group

Monday, April 4 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Off Site - Orion Center

Want to chat about current events? Anyone interested in what’s going on in the world can attend this casual, informal discussion offered by the Library and held at the Orion Center.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, April 4 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, April 4 from 5:30 PM to 6:30 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.

Cook the Book

Monday, April 4 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. Cookbooks will be available at the reference desk during the month preceding the discussion, or can be requested through MeLCat.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, April 5 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.

Mother Goose

Tuesday, April 5 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Preschool Pals

Tuesday, April 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.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, April 5 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, April 5 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, April 5 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!

Babytime

Wednesday, April 6 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

Introduce your baby to the wonder of language with music, songs, bells, stories and play!

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, April 6 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, April 6 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!

Doggone Readers with Maggie

Wednesday, April 6 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 when you have 4 stamps.

Party like a 4th/5th Grader

Wednesday, April 6 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Just Dance, karaoke, games, cupcakes, we will have it all! Come and enjoy some time with your friends as you unwind during spring break. This event is only for 4th and 5th graders.

Sign up begins on Wednesday, March 9.

Mother Goose

Thursday, April 7 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, April 7 from 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Drop-In Tabletop Gaming for Adults & Teens

Thursday, April 7 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!

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, April 7 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.

Doggone Readers with Griffin

Saturday, April 9 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.

Picture of candle sushi

DIY Sushi Candles

Saturday, April 9 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Location: Craft Room

No fish or seaweed here! Instead we will be making a variety of sushi-like beeswax candles which will make the perfect gift or decoration. Register online.

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Bracelet-Making Fun!

Saturday, April 9 from 2:30 PM to 3:30 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 Saturday, March 26.

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