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Coming Up – Passport to Spring: Road to Rome

Don’t forget to get your tickets for Passport to Spring: Road to Rome soon!  Tickets are $40 each or two for $75 until this Saturday, when they go up to $45 each.  There will be Italian food, an art show, bocce playing, wine tasting, continuous musical entertainment in two areas, wine tasting, raffles, silent auction, […]

Bocce Players Needed!

We will have three biblioteca bocce courts set up right in the stacks in the children’s area for our Passport to Spring: Road to Rome gala on April 26.  Because we need to adapt the game to fit our time and space needs, we will be playing practice games at the library on Friday, April […]

Help the Friends just by buying groceries!

We have signed up for the rewards program through Kroger as a way to earn money for the library, and we hope you will help! It’s very easy to register:  Just go to and click on the “register” link on the home page to create an account, and follow the online instructions.  If you have a […]

Passport to Spring: Road to Rome

The gala committee is busy planning the Road to Rome event to be held at the library on April 26 from 7 – 10 pm.  Tickets are on sale ($40/individual, $75/pair) at the library or online.  Don’t wait to buy your tickets to this fun event – the price goes up to $45/ticket after 4/19.  […]

Tickets are now available for our Gala!

This year’s theme is the Road to Rome, and we are excited that tickets are now available online! Join us on April 26th at the Orion Township Public Library for our second annual Friends Passport to Spring fundraiser. Watch a preview of the event, and then buy your tickets now!

Save the Date – April 26

Mark your calendar for Saturday, April 26 from 7:00 – 10:00 pm.  That’s the night for the second annual Friends Passport to Spring fundraiser.  This year the library will be transformed into the Road to Rome.   There will be Italian food, live entertainment, an art show, wine tasting, raffles, silent auction, and a few surprises.  […]

Gently Used Book Sale Coming Soon

The Friends are gearing up for the January gently used book sale, which starts at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, January 28.  Tuesday is Preview Night for Friends members only, but if you’re not a Friend, just sign on as a member at the door and be among the first to browse the thousands of titles […]

Thank You to our Basket Sponsors

The Friends Basket Silent Auction is successful because of our generous donors:   Essential Touch Massage in downtown Lake Orion, Jim and Louise Wescott, owners of Great Harvest Bread Co, Stewart and Mary Chayka-Crawford, Orion Neighborhood Television, Lake Orion Downtown Development Authority, David Paine’s Landscaping, and nature photographer/artist Joyce Collins.  Baskets were provided by the following […]

Last Week for Silent Basket Auction

If you’re looking for a unique gift for someone, come check out the 18 baskets up for bids at the library.  Most baskets are themed around a book, with items related to the book.  There is a basket for your favorite dog, a basket full of Michigan goodies, a HELO TC touch controlled helicopter,  baskets […]