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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 […]

Silent Auction Gift Baskets on Display

Holiday Basket Auction!

If you’re looking for a unique gift for the holidays, come check out the Friends annual holiday basket auction  in the lobby of the library.  Bids will be accepted until 4:00pm, Saturday, December 14.  Most baskets are themed around a book, and contain items related to the book.  There is a large variety of baskets […]

Save the date!

April 26, 2014 is when the library will again be transformed for the second annual Passport to Spring.  This time we will be on the Road to Rome!  If you attended the very first Passport to Spring – An Evening in Paris – you know that you can expect delicious food, wonderful entertainment, raffles, wine […]