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Leo’s Coney Island Fundraiser Wednesday

Leo’s Coney Island on M-24 at Atwater is the place to be tomorrow, Wednesday, December 2, anytime between 5 and 8 pm.  Leo’s will be generously giving the Friends 10% of their profits during this time.  No flyer is needed, just show up, order, and eat (and pay for your meal)!  Enjoy a meal out […]


Visit Upland Hills Farms this October!

There’s a fun & unique new way for you to help support The Orion Township Public Library this fall! On Saturdays & Sundays for the entire month of October, visit Upland Hills Farms to have part of your admission payment donated to the Friends of the Orion Township Library. Admission is $9/person, and 24 months […]

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Thank You for a Successful Book Sale

The Friends of the Orion Township Library would like to congratulate our newly appointed Book Sale Chair, Melissa Griffith, for organizing her first gently used book sale last week. This was her first book sale, and she did a wonderful job of pulling everything together.  It was a successful sale – in spite of the […]

Book Sale

Used Book Sale This Week!

See below for days/times.  This will be the last book sale this year before the holidays, books make excellent gifts!

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Shhh….Only 6 Days Left for the Silent Auction

Come browse more than twenty silent auction baskets, themed around a book, at the library.  There are baskets for kids and adults, and quite a variety.   This bike wouldn’t fit into a basket, but you could put a basket on the bike!

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Friends Fundraisers

What do Gently Used Book Sales, Silent Basket Auctions, and shopping at Kroger have in common?  They are all ways to help support the library.  Both the book sale and the silent basket auction are in progress now at the library.  The auction, set up in the magazine area, ends Saturday, June 20 at 4:00.  […]

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Thank you!

Our third annual Passport to Spring fundraising event was not only a fun evening, it was our most financially successful to date! We owe a big thank you to Mexicanas in Michigan, who worked with the Friends to provide a traditional Mexican fiesta, with displays representing five of the most traditional and authentic Mexican states, […]

2015 Friends Spring Fiesta - Mexico

Fiesta Time!

The Friends of the Orion Township Library invite you to join us for our third annual fundraiser. Passport to Spring: Mexico, an evening of colors, flavors, and traditions tomorrow night, Saturday, May 16, from 7:00 – 10:00pm at the Orion Township Public Library. Come prepared to enjoy: a delicious Mexican buffet provided by Forest Mexican […]

2015 Friends Spring Fiesta - Mexico

It takes a village – or at least a LOT of people…

In case you hadn’t heard, the Friends of the Orion Township Library are hosting their annual fundraiser at the library this Saturday, May 16, from 7 – 10pm. Tickets for Passport to Spring: Mexico, an evening of colors, flavors, and traditions, are $35, or $40 at the door, and are available at the library or […]

2015 Friends Spring Fiesta - Mexico

Passport to Spring: Mexico May 16th

Forest Mexican Cantina opened two years ago at 780 South Lapeer Road in Lake Orion, just north of Clarkston Road. Owner Ignacio Herrera named his new restaurant after the cantina he owned in Mexico named Bosque, which is Spanish for ‘forest’. Ignacio left Mexico for California in the early 90’s, working as a day laborer […]