Events

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Friends of the Library Gently Used Book Sale

Monday, January 19 through Saturday, January 24

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, January 19 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Local Teacher Night
  • Tuesday, January 20 from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Friends Member Night
  • Wednesday, January 21 from 9:30 AM to 8:30 PM - Open to the General Public
  • Thursday, January 22 from 9:30 AM to 8:30 PM - Open to the General Public
  • Friday, January 23 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM - All Books Half Off
  • Saturday, January 24 from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM - Bag Day: Get a bagful of books for $ 5.00

Library Board Meeting

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

Location: Conference Room

Library Board Meeting

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, December 23 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site

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

Needle Arts Circle

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

Location: James Ingram Room

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

Youth Book Bingo

Saturday, December 27 from 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

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

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, December 30 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site

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

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, December 30 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!

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

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

Mother Goose

Monday, January 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

Monday, January 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.

Downton Abbey Celebration

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

Location: Meeting Room A and B

The Orion Township Public Library cordially invites you to an evening celebrating the BBC/PBS series Downton Abbey! There will be a presentation of period costumes by the Oakland University Department of Theatre, clips of the show and it’s actors on the big screen, and Downton themed refreshments. Following the presentations, you are invited to stay for a discussion of Season 4 of Downton Abbey. If you would like to bring your own teacup, or even a Downton Abbey themed dish to share you are welcome to, but it is not required!

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Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, January 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.

Storytime With a Twist

Tuesday, January 6 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, January 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!

Chess Club

Tuesday, January 6 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

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

Geek Club

Tuesday, January 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!

Mother Goose

Wednesday, January 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.

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, January 7 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room B

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

Babytime

Wednesday, January 7 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers: Registration Required

Wednesday, January 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.

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Mother Goose

Thursday, January 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, January 8 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Lego® @ the Library

Saturday, January 10 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Beginners' Computer Lab

Saturday, January 10 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Computer Lab

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

Mother Goose

Monday, January 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.

Preschool Pals

Monday, January 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.

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers: Registration Required

Monday, January 12 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.

Tea

Make Your Own Tea Blend

Monday, January 12 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room B

Learn how to make a balanced herbal tea blend unique to you! Join Camille Leinbach from Autumn Moon Aesthetics to learn the basics behind blending your own custom teas. You will also be able to choose from a buffet of ingredients to create your own tea blend to take home. Sign up begins on Thursday, January 1.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, January 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.

Storytime With a Twist

Tuesday, January 13 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, January 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!

Chess Club

Tuesday, January 13 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

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

Mother Goose

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

Location: Craft Room

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

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, January 14 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room B

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

Babytime

Wednesday, January 14 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Book Bunch Book Club

Wednesday, January 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.

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Mother Goose

Thursday, January 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, January 15 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Thursday Afternoon Book Club

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

Location: Meeting Room B

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.

Minecraft LAN Party

Friday, January 16 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: Computer Lab

Join fellow Minecraft players for a Minecraft LAN party! You will need your own Minecraft account to participate. Participants are welcome to bring their own laptop but computers will be available. Pizza will be provided! Participants can also play from home at 198.111.162.130. Registration Required. Sign up begins on Thursday, January 1.

Be a Magician

Saturday, January 17 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Seeing can't always be believing, but if you join local magician Lauren, you won't only see magic, but also learn how the tricks are done. Learn some hands-on tricks to amaze your family and friends. Sign up begins on Friday, January 2.

Be a Magician

Saturday, January 17 from 11:00 AM to 11:40 AM

Location: Craft Room

Seeing can't always be believing, but if you join local magician Lauren, you won't only see magic, but also learn how the tricks are done. Learn tricks with playing cards and amaze your family and friends. Sign up begins on Friday, January 2.

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

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

Mother Goose

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

Location: Craft Room

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

Preschool Pals

Monday, January 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.

Friends of the Library Book Sale - Local Teacher Night

Monday, January 19 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.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, January 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.

Storytime With a Twist

Tuesday, January 20 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, January 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!

Chess Club

Tuesday, January 20 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

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

Friends of the Library Book Sale - Friends Member Night

Tuesday, January 20 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.

Geek Club

Tuesday, January 20 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Join the Anime Club at your library! Bring your favorite manga, anime or comic. We watch member selected shows, such as Black Butler, Soul Eater and Fairy Tail, watch crazy youtube clips and play games. Come chill with us and get your weekly fix of anime. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Wednesday, January 21 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

Wednesday, January 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 Conversation Group

Wednesday, January 21 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: James Ingram Room

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

Babytime

Wednesday, January 21 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers: Registration Required

Wednesday, January 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.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Thursday, January 22 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.

storytime

Mother Goose

Thursday, January 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, January 22 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Beginners' Computer Lab

Thursday, January 22 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Computer Lab

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

Color My World

Friday, January 23 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Tired of winter white? Join us as we explore the world of colors with songs, stories and science. There will be lots of fun and possibly messy activities so come in your play clothes!

Friends of the Library Book Sale - Bag Day

Saturday, January 24 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, January 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. This book group does not meet on the 2nd Monday of the month.

Mother Goose

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

Location: Craft Room

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

Preschool Pals

Monday, January 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.

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers: Registration Required

Monday, January 26 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.

A House in the Sky

Book Discussion at the C-Pub

Monday, January 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 "A House in the Sky" by Amanda Lindhout, stop by or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-693-3001. A House in the Sky / Amanda Lindhout

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, January 27 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site

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

Storytime With a Twist

Tuesday, January 27 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, January 27 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

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

Chess Club

Tuesday, January 27 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

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

Apollo Missions to the Moon; an insider's view

Tuesday, January 27 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Orbiting and landing on the moon is a dangerous spaceflight activity often requiring rapid and decisive changes to flight plan operations. Join us as former NASA engineer Harlan Nueville details mission control and spacecraft operations for each of the lunar landings, Apollo 11 thru 17, during which he worked in mission control.

Mother Goose

Wednesday, January 28 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, January 28 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: James Ingram Room

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

Babytime

Wednesday, January 28 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

OTPL Team Trivia Tourney

Wednesday, January 28 from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: Off Site

Gather a team and test your knowledge! The Orion Township Public Library has partnered with the C-Pub to host trivia nights on January 28 and March 25 starting at 7:30p. Call 248.693.3001 to register your team of 2-6 people. There is also a limit of 10 teams per night. Gift cards to the C-Pub will be awarded to the top three teams along with a trophy for the first place team and future bragging rights.
The C-Pub is located in Canterbury Village at 2325 Joslyn Rd., Lake Orion, MI.
Sign up begins on Thursday, January 1.

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Mother Goose

Thursday, January 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

Thursday, January 29 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Music & Movement

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

Location: Craft Room

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

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

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

Location: Off Site

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

Mother Goose

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

Location: Craft Room

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

Preschool Pals

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

Location: Craft Room

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

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

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

Location: Off Site

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

Storytime With a Twist

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

Location: Craft Room

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

Needle Arts Circle

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

Location: James Ingram Room

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

Chess Club

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

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

Geek Club

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

Location: Craft Room

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

Mother Goose

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

Location: Craft Room

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

ESL Conversation Group

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

Location: James Ingram Room

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

Babytime

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

Location: Craft Room

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

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers: Registration Required

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

Location: Craft Room

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

storytime

Mother Goose

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

Location: Craft Room

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

Preschool Pals

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

Location: Craft Room

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

Dance Party

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

Location: Craft Room

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

Mother Goose

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

Location: Craft Room

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

Preschool Pals

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

Location: Craft Room

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

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers: Registration Required

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

Location: Craft Room

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

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

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

Location: James Ingram Room

Do you love browsing through cookbooks, trying new recipes, and then sampling and sharing new dishes? If so, grab your apron and sign up! We pick the cookbooks, you select and make a recipe from one of the cookbooks, then we all get together to share the finished products and discuss the book. Register online, or by calling 248 693-3001. Cookbooks will be available at the adult reference desk during the month preceding the discussion, or can be requested through MeLCat. Sign up begins on Thursday, January 1.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

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

Location: Off Site

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

Storytime With a Twist

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

Location: Craft Room

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

Needle Arts Circle

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

Location: James Ingram Room

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

Facebook 101 for Seniors

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

Location: Computer Lab

Facebook is a social gathering place on the Internet that you can use to connect with family and friends far and wide! Learn about settings, your timeline, and how to share photos. If you need to create your own Facebook account, please arrive a few minutes early. Sign up begins on Tuesday, January 27.

Chess Club

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

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

Doctor Who Trivia Night

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

Location: James Ingram Room

Test your knowledge in a Doctor Who Trivia Night! Amazing prizes will be awarded to the top Whovian. Register online. Sign up begins on Thursday, January 1.

Mother Goose

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

Location: Craft Room

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

ESL Conversation Group

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

Location: James Ingram Room

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

Babytime

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

Location: Craft Room

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

Book Bunch Book Club

Wednesday, February 11 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.

storytime

Mother Goose

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

Location: Craft Room

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

Preschool Pals

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

Location: Craft Room

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

GFWC General Meeting

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

Location: James Ingram Room

GFWC General Meeting

1, 2, 3 Build With Me

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

Location: Craft Room

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

Lego® @ the Library

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

Location: Craft Room

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

Beginners' Computer Lab

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

Location: Computer Lab

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

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