Latest News

05 16 15_7287

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 […]

2015 Friends Spring Fiesta - Mexico

Mexican Fiesta May 16

Saturday, May 16 from 7:00 – 10:00 pm at the Orion Township Public Library is Mexican Fiesta time! The Friends of the Library are hosting their third annual Passport to Spring fundraiser: Join us for an evening in Mexico, right at the library. Mexico City and five Mexican states will be represented, and Mexican vendors […]

passport to spring mexico

Mexican Fiesta May 16

The Friends of the Orion Township Library are partnering with the group Mexicanas en Michigan for Passport to Spring: Mexico, an evening of colors, flavors, and traditions. This fundraiser is being held at the library on Saturday, May 16, from 7:00 – 10:00 pm. Mexicanas en Michigan actually originated as a Facebook group created by […]

05 01 15_7025

Mexico in Lake Orion

The transformation of the Orion Township Public Library into Mexico has begun! A powerful exhibit to create awareness for organ donation is now on display in the children’s area. Elton Monroy Duran, a Mexican visual artist, was born in Sahagun city in the State of Hidalgo, Mexico. He acquired a Bachelor of Visual Arts with […]

2015 Friends Spring Fiesta - Mexico

In Just Two Weeks…

In just two weeks time, you will be able to travel to Mexico, and not have to go any farther than the Orion Township Public Library. On Saturday, May 16, from 7 – 10 pm, the Friends of the Library are hosting their annual fundraiser: Passport to Spring: Mexico, An Evening of Colors, Flavors and […]

Friends Annual Meeting

New officers were elected at the Friends annual meeting April 23.  The results: President Diane Griffiths, Vice President Joseph (Pat) Belanger, Secretary Rob Zielinski, Treasurer Christine Martinico, and Deputy Treasurer Bob Bambach.  The proposed bylaw changes were also approved.  Committee Chairs (Book Sale, Fundraising, Membership, PR) will be appointed at a future meeting.  Let us […]

Tickets Now Available at the Library for Fiesta

Tickets are now available at the circulation desk at the library for this year’s Passport to Spring: Mexico, an evening of colors, flavors, and traditions.  The event is being held at the library on May 16 from 7:00 – 10:00 pm.  The cost is $35/person and includes food, drink, raffles, and an evening filled with […]