Outreach, Senior & Homebound Services

"The Giving Season" illustration by Matt Faulkner

The Giving Season: Author / Illustrator Fair

Saturday, December 5th, 2015 from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM If you’re an author / illustrator who would like to participate in this event, please download and complete the Author / Illustrator Application (pdf) and email it to Kate Kloor at kkloor@orionlibrary.org.  Please note: Participation is by application only and the Orion Library reserves the […]

Trust No One by Jayne Krentz book cover

New Large Print

The Library received some great new Large Print books in February.  We’ve shared a couple below that we think sound fantastic, but you can see the list of all the new titles HERE. It’s no coincidence when Grace Elland finds a vodka bottle next to the lifeless body of her boss, motivational speaker Sprague Witherspoon. […]

13 Soldiers by John McCain and Mark Salter book cover

January New Large Print

The library received some wonderful new Large Print titles in January.  Below are a couple we think sound really interesting, but you can see the whole list HERE. John McCain’s evocative history of Americans at war, told through the personal accounts of thirteen remarkable soldiers who fought in major military conflicts, from the Revolutionary War of 1776 […]

book cover of Revival by Stephen King

End of 2014 New Large Print

The Library ended 2014 with some great new additions to our Large Print collection.  Below are two of the new books that we think you’ll really enjoy, but you can see the whole list of new Large Print received in December HERE. In a small New England town over half a century ago, a boy […]

book cover of The Good Son

New November Large Print Books

OTPL received some fantastic new Large Print titles in November.  To see the whole list, click HERE.  Here are just a couple of the books that we think you’ll really enjoy: At the heart of The Good Son is the most important relationship in JFK Jr.’s life: that with his mother, Jackie Kennedy Onassis. Andersen […]

Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman book cover

October’s New Large Print

We got quite the selection of new Large Print Books during the month of October.  To view the whole list, click HERE.  But here are just a couple great non-fiction titles that we think you will enjoy. With her career, live-in boyfriend and loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the rebellious young woman who got mixed up […]

Upcoming Programs for Adults & Seniors

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Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, May 31 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

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 31 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!

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, June 1 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.

PATH Workshops towards better health

Wednesday, June 1 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

Sponsored by McLaren Oakland, this workshop is Michigan’s version of the award winning Stanford Chronic Disease Self-management Program. Learn to manage your chronic illness such as diabetes, asthma, depression and other physical and mental health conditions. Techniques taught in this workshop include healthy eating, the benefits of exercise, stress management, pain management, and others. Every participant who attends 4 of the 6 sessions will receive a $30.00 gas card from the sponsors of this grant funded program!

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Drop-In Tabletop Gaming for Adults & Teens

Thursday, June 2 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Game lovers of all abilities are welcome to try the newest tabletop games, along with classic board games and card games. Drop in and meet up with other like-minded gamers!

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, June 6 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

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.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, June 6 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. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device. Call 248-693-3001 to register.