Teen Services

Teen Summer Reading 2015

Unmask! Teen Summer Reading 2015

Heroes vs. Villains! – June 13 through August 22

Choose a side and see what team can read the most during the 2015 Teen Summer Reading Program. Prizes for individuals will be awarded for 15, 30, and 45 hours read or listened to. Log your hours online and write reviews for a chance to be entered into the drawing to win one of three grand prize Visa gift cards ranging from $50.00 to $100.00! The team that reads the most average hours at the end of summer will get an extra prize! Always keep reading for more chances to win!

15 Hours: Coupon for a FREE ice cream at Dairy Queen (donated by the Lake Orion Dairy Queen)
30 Hours: Prize of your choice
45 Hours: Book of your choice

Grand Prize 1: $100.00 Visa gift card (donated by the North Oakland Community Coalition)
Grand Prize 2: $75.00 Visa gift card
Grand Prize 3: $50.00 Visa gift card

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DyingGirl

New July Teen Fiction and Audiobooks

The Six by Mark Alpert (Teen Fiction) To save humanity, they must give up their own.  Adam’s muscular dystrophy has stolen his mobility, his friends, and in a few short years, it will take his life. Virtual reality games are Adam’s only escape from his wheelchair. In his alternate world, he can defeat anyone. Running, […]

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shadow

New June Teen Fiction

Dreamfire by Kit Alloway (Teen Fiction) Seventeen-year-old Joshlyn Weaver is doubting her ability to serve as a member of a secret society whose members enter the Dream universe and battle nightmares, when strangers with impossible powers begin appearing in the Dream, endangering her apprentice, Will, and the whole World.       Welcome to Gotham […]

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Ashes

New May Teen Fiction & Audio

Undertow by Michael Buckley (Teen Fiction) First, we feared them. Then we fought them. Now they might be our only hope. Sixteen-year-old Lyric Walker’s life is forever changed when she witnesses the arrival of 30,000 Alpha, a five-nation race of ocean-dwelling warriors, on her beach in Coney Island. The world’s initial wonder and awe over […]

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Rook

New April Teen Fiction & Audio

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens agenda by Becky Albertalli (Teen Fiction) Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Now Simon is actually being blackmailed: if he doesn’t […]

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This Month's Featured Events & Programs

Geek Club

Tuesday, August 4 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

The Geek Club is a casual hangout night for teens who enjoy anything from Anime to Doctor Who to Video Games or even crazy YouTube clips. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!

The Really Big Game Day - Sat, Aug 8, 2015

Really Big Game Day

Saturday, August 8 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

All ages are welcome to drop in and have a blast playing games. We'll have board games, card games, and more for all ages and skills, so be sure to bring the whole family!

Teens In Action

Tuesday, August 11 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Need volunteer hours for school? The library is now partnering with the North Oakland Community Coalition (NOCC) to meet and create fun activities and volunteering opportunities for teens in a healthy, positive, substance-free environment. Teens In Action offers teen/team building, leadership skills, mentoring and scholarships. Each meeting will include a different project to help the library. Snacks and/or pizza will always be provided! Please feel free to contact the following with any questions:
Kathleen Kozlowski (Teen Services Librarian) at kkozlowski@orionlibrary.org
Patti Charette (NOCC Outreach Coordinator) at pcharette@noccmi.org

Super Smash Bros Brawl Tournament

Friday, August 14 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Are you ready to brawl? Register to compete in this Super Smash Bros Brawl Tournament! Prizes will be awarded to the top three players and snacks will be awarded to all. Register Online.

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Geek Club

Tuesday, August 18 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

The Geek Club is a casual hangout night for teens who enjoy anything from Anime to Doctor Who to Video Games or even crazy YouTube clips. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!

Overnight Lock-In

Friday, August 21 from 9:30 PM to 6:00 AM

If you participated in the teen summer reading program this year students in grade 7-12 are eligible to attend the Overnight Lock-In Finale! Come at 9:30 in the evening and bring your sleeping bags, 'cause you'll be staying 'til 6:00 the next morning. We'll watch movies, play video games and capture the flag, do crafts and, as always, eat! Registrations opens Monday, July 6.

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Midnight Lock-In

Friday, August 21 from 9:30 PM to 12:00 AM

Incoming 6th graders who participated in the teen summer reading program this year are eligible to attend the lock-in until midnight. Registration opens Monday, July 6.

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Teens In Action

Tuesday, August 25 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Need volunteer hours for school? The library is now partnering with the North Oakland Community Coalition (NOCC) to meet and create fun activities and volunteering opportunities for teens in a healthy, positive, substance-free environment. Teens In Action offers teen/team building, leadership skills, mentoring and scholarships. Each meeting will include a different project to help the library. Snacks and/or pizza will always be provided! Please feel free to contact the following with any questions:
Kathleen Kozlowski (Teen Services Librarian) at kkozlowski@orionlibrary.org
Patti Charette (NOCC Outreach Coordinator) at pcharette@noccmi.org

Geek Club

Tuesday, September 1 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Formerly known as the Anime Club, the Geek Club is a casual hang-out night for teens who enjoy anything from Anime to Doctor Who to Video Games or even crazy YouTube clips. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!