Events

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Friends of the Library Gently Used Book Sale

Monday, June 1 through Saturday, June 6

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, June 1 from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM - Local Teacher Night
  • Tuesday, June 2 from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Friends Member Night
  • Wednesday, June 3 from 9:30 AM to 8:30 PM - Open to the General Public
  • Thursday, June 4 from 9:30 AM to 8:30 PM - Open to the General Public
  • Friday, June 5 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM - All Books Half Off
  • Saturday, June 6 from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM - Bag Day: Get a bagful of books for $ 5.00

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Monday, April 27 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.

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

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

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers: CANCELED

Monday, April 27 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

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

Book Discussion at the C-Pub

Monday, April 27 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 "In the Shadow of the Banyan" by Vaddey Ratner, stop by or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-693-3001. In the Shadow of the Banyan / Vaddey Ratner

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, April 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.

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

Tuesday, April 28 from 10:00 AM to 11:15 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.

Friends Fiesta Planning

Tuesday, April 28 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Conference Room

Friends Fiesta Planning

PNC Bank Meeting

Tuesday, April 28 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Conference Room

Meeting

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, April 29 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.

Friends Fiesta Planning

Wednesday, April 29 from 7:00 PM to 8:45 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

Friends Fiesta Planning

Friends Gala Set-Up

Friday, May 1 from 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Friends Gala Set-Up

Free Comic Book Day!

Saturday, May 2 from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM

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

Star Wars Day

Saturday, May 2 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

May the Force be with you! Each year, fans gather on May 4th to celebrate their love of Star Wars, but the library has decided to have a Star Wars event a few days early. All ages and families drop in eat snacks, create crafts, watch a film, and share the enjoyment of this Science Fiction masterpiece. Come in costume for the chance to win a prize!
10:00a-12:00p – Youth crafts
11:00a-12:00p – Teen crafts
12:30p-2:00p – Special showing of a Star Wars film
2:30p-4:00p – Special appearances and presentation

Teen Star Wars Day Craft: Stencil and Bleach a T-shirt

Saturday, May 2 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Those interested in participating in the Teen Star Wars Day craft which is creating a t-shirt design with a stencil and bleach must register beforehand. The Star Wars stencils and bleach will be provided but please bring a dark colored shirt of your own to decorate.

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Monday Next Chapter Book Club

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

Location: Off Site

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

Fairy Tale Fun

Monday, May 4 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Meeting Room A

Experience a favorite fairy tale with stories, songs, puppets and a craft; fun for all!

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, May 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 5:00p-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.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, May 4 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 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 Bingo

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

Location: Meeting Room B

Play traditional bingo and win books! Bring a friend or neighbor for a free, fun filled evening.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, May 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.

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

Tuesday, May 5 from 10:00 AM to 11:15 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.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, May 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!

Geek Club

Tuesday, May 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!

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, May 6 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.

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers: Registration Required

Wednesday, May 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 after you have earned four stamps.

Lego @ the Library

Saturday, May 9 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

Calling all builders. A fun and creative time to use your imagination and our colorful interlocking Lego blocks to make an amazing object!

Matt Watroba presents "The Power of Singing, the Power of Song"

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

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Matt Watroba returns to Michigan with a music program titled "The Power of Singing, The Power of Song" which is an interactive family-friendly concert with traditional and original songs, storytelling and sing-alongs! Matt love entertaining the audience with his voice and guitar. All ages welcome. This program is funded in part by Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, May 11 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.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, May 11 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 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.

Beer Brewing 101

Monday, May 11 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

This class will give you the basics on brewing your own homemade craft beer! Topics include equipment techniques and ingredients needed to create your own homebrew. Class will be taught by Johnny Blast from Hopman's Beer and Wine.

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Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, May 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.

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

Tuesday, May 12 from 10:00 AM to 11:15 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.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, May 12 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 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!

Teens In Action

Tuesday, May 12 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Need volunteer hours for school? The library is now partnering with the North Oakland Community Coalition (NOCC) to meet and create fun activities and volunteering opportunities for teens in a healthy, positive, substance-free environment. Teens In Action offers teen/team building, leadership skills, mentoring and scholarships. Each meeting will include a different project to help the library. Snacks and/or pizza will always be provided! Please feel free to contact the following with any questions:
Kathleen Kozlowski (Teen Services Librarian) at kkozlowski@orionlibrary.org
Patti Charette (NOCC Outreach Coordinator) at pcharette@noccmi.org

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, May 13 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, May 13 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Orion Center

The group will be discussing the book "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time" by Mark Haddon. The next title to be read for June will be "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd.

Be A Superhero!

Thursday, May 14 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Teachers from the Orion Art Center will show you how to make superhero accessories like masks and shields out of cardboard, paint, and other materials.

Friends Gala Set-Up

Friday, May 15 from 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Friends Gala Set-Up

Music & Movement

Saturday, May 16 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.

2015 Spring Fiesta

Passport to Spring - Mexico: An Evening of Colors, Flavors, and Traditions

Saturday, May 16 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

The Friends of the Orion Township Library, in collaboration with the group Mexicanas en Michigan, invite you to join us at our 2015 Passport to Spring – Mexico: An Evening of Colors, Flavors and Traditions. Experience a festive and magical evening as our library is transformed into five of the most traditional and colorful states of Mexico. Prepare to enjoy live mariachi band music, traditional folk dances, and a variety of authentic Mexican food and drinks. Learn interesting historical and cultural facts about Mexico!

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Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, May 18 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site

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

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, May 18 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.

Monday Evening Book Discussion

Monday, May 18 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room B

New members are always welcome for the monthly book discussions held at the library September-June. The book for May is Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, May 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.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, May 19 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, May 19 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

The Geek Club is a casual hangout night for teens who enjoy anything from Anime to Doctor Who to Video Games or even crazy YouTube clips. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, May 20 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.

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers: Registration Required

Wednesday, May 20 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.

Kindermusik Mornings

Thursday, May 21 from 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Children ages infant to 18 months and parents join in the creative experience of Kindermusik’s blend of singing, dancing and musical activities. These programs are led by Kindermusik instructors from the Clarkston Conservatory.

Kindermusik Mornings

Thursday, May 21 from 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Children ages 18 months to 3 years and parents join in the creative experience of Kindermusik’s blend of singing, dancing and musical activities. These programs are led by Kindermusik instructors from the Clarkston Conservatory.

Kindermusik Mornings

Thursday, May 21 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Children ages 3 to 5 and parents join in the creative experience of Kindermusik’s blend of singing, dancing and musical activities. These programs are led by Kindermusik instructors from the Clarkston Conservatory.

Thursday Afternoon Book Club

Thursday, May 21 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

The group will be discussing the book "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time" by Mark Haddon. The next title to be read for June will be "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd.

Library Board Meeting

Thursday, May 21 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Conference Room

Library Board Meeting

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, May 25 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site

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

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, May 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.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, May 26 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

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

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, May 27 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.

Diego Rivera and the Detroit Industrial Murals of the DIA

Wednesday, May 27 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

The DIA Speakers bureau presents:Diego Rivera and the Detroit Industrial Murals. Now a National Landmark, learn the complex and intriguing story behind the man and the murals. Sign up begins on Friday, May 1.

Quilting Group

Thursday, May 28 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.

Pizza and Paperbacks Book Discussion - Paper Towns Book Discussion

Thursday, May 28 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room B

Celebrate the movie release of Paper Towns, and discuss the popular novel by John Green. A copy of the book will be given to the first 10 teens who arrive! Pizza will also be provided. Register online. Sign up begins on Friday, May 1.

Little Scientists - Bugs

Saturday, May 30 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

Join us as we explore live bugs! Bring a 2-liter bottle and make a worm habitat to take home. We will also set up an environment to hatch praying mantis larvae. When they hatch you can come back to the library and take a few home to set free in your yard.

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, June 1 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site

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

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, June 1 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.

Friends of the Library Book Sale - Local Teacher Night

Monday, June 1 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.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, June 1 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 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 *Rescheduled from Memorial Day

Monday, June 1 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 "Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, stop by or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-693-3001.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, June 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.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, June 2 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

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

Friends of the Library Book Sale - Friends Member Night

Tuesday, June 2 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, June 2 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

The Geek Club is a casual hangout night for teens who enjoy anything from Anime to Doctor Who to Video Games or even crazy YouTube clips. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Wednesday, June 3 from 9:30 AM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

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

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, June 3 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.

Babytime

Wednesday, June 3 from 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

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

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Thursday, June 4 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.

Create Your Own Hero

Thursday, June 4 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Craft Room

Teachers from the Orion Art Center will teach you how to draw from classic superhero images to create your own hero.

Friends of the Library - Bag Day

Saturday, June 6 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)

Lego @ the Library

Saturday, June 6 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

Calling all builders. A fun and creative time to use your imagination and our colorful interlocking Lego blocks to make an amazing object!

Move with the Music

Monday, June 8 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Can you Shake Your Sillies Out? do the Tooty-Ta? do the Beanie-Bag Dance? Then you are ready to join us for some rock and roll fun!

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, June 8 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.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, June 8 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 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.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, June 9 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site

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

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, June 9 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 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!

Teens In Action

Tuesday, June 9 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Need volunteer hours for school? The library is now partnering with the North Oakland Community Coalition (NOCC) to meet and create fun activities and volunteering opportunities for teens in a healthy, positive, substance-free environment. Teens In Action offers teen/team building, leadership skills, mentoring and scholarships. Each meeting will include a different project to help the library. Snacks and/or pizza will always be provided! Please feel free to contact the following with any questions:
Kathleen Kozlowski (Teen Services Librarian) at kkozlowski@orionlibrary.org
Patti Charette (NOCC Outreach Coordinator) at pcharette@noccmi.org

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, June 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.

Book Bunch Book Club

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

Location: Orion Center

The group will be discussing the book "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd. The next title to be read for July will be "Please Look After Mom" by Kyung-Sook Shin.

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers: Registration Required

Wednesday, June 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 after you have earned four stamps.

Quilting Group

Thursday, June 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.

Summer Reading Kickoff

Saturday, June 13 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

All Ages Welcome! Bring the whole family to register for our Summer Reading Club. We have outdoor fun planned with activities, food, live music, and creative projects. All family members can sign up at the event or online at http://orionlibrary.org/summer-reading/. Everyone is invited to participate in this year's themes - Every Hero Has a Story, Unmasked, and Escape the Ordinary - by wearing a super hero costume!

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, June 15 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site

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

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, June 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 5:00p-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.

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Monday Evening Book Discussion

Monday, June 15 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 in June is A Man Called Ove by Frederick Backman.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, June 16 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site

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

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, June 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!

Youth Book Bingo

Tuesday, June 16 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.

Geek Club

Tuesday, June 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!

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, June 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.

Captain Underpants Party

Wednesday, June 17 from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

For fans of Captain Underpants, games, activities and lots of fun! Sign up begins on Wednesday, June 3.

Thursday Afternoon Book Club

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

Location: James Ingram Room

The group will be discussing the book "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd. The next title to be read for July will be "Please Look After Mom" by Kyung-Sook Shin.

Magic The Gathering Tournament

Thursday, June 18 from 2:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Register to participate in this Magic the Gathering Tournament! Participants will be required to pay $10.00 at the door which covers the cost of six packs of cards that you get to keep! There will be prizes for the top several players and pizza and pop will be provided. A basic understanding of the game and rules is needed. Sign up begins on Friday, May 1.

Library Board Meeting

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

Location: Conference Room

Library Board Meeting

Geocaching Adventure

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

Come and embark on a geocaching adventure! Like a treasure hunt with GPS coordinates, geocaching is a great way to learn about nature and explore. Oakland Parks and Recreation will lead a hands on lesson and then send groups to find caches around the library’s grounds and on the Polly Ann Trail. Fun for adults, families, or teens. Registration required.

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Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, June 22 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site

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

Stories in the Park

Monday, June 22 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Join us in Children’s Park in downtown Lake Orion for an all-ages, fun-filled, free family storytime!

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, June 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 5:00p-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, June 22 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 "Want Not" by Jonathan Miles, stop by or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-693-3001.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, June 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.

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers: Registration Required

Tuesday, June 23 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 Maggie and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, June 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!

Teens In Action

Tuesday, June 23 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Need volunteer hours for school? The library is now partnering with the North Oakland Community Coalition (NOCC) to meet and create fun activities and volunteering opportunities for teens in a healthy, positive, substance-free environment. Teens In Action offers teen/team building, leadership skills, mentoring and scholarships. Each meeting will include a different project to help the library. Snacks and/or pizza will always be provided! Please feel free to contact the following with any questions:
Kathleen Kozlowski (Teen Services Librarian) at kkozlowski@orionlibrary.org
Patti Charette (NOCC Outreach Coordinator) at pcharette@noccmi.org

Bracelet-Making Fun!

Tuesday, June 23 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 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 Tuesday, June 9.

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, June 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.

Meet a Nature Hero

Wednesday, June 24 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

A conservation officer from Bald Mountain Recreation Area will be here to share a story, show off animal pelts and answer any questions you may have about the great outdoors!

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers: Registration Required

Wednesday, June 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 after you have earned four stamps.

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