• Stop-Motion Workshop - Saturday, April 25 at 2:30pm

  • ARC Blood Drive - Monday, April 27 from 9:30am - 6:30pm

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New March Teen Fiction & Audio

Deadpool: the complete collection volume 1 (Graphic Novel) Daniel Way’s hilarious, action-packed run begins here! When the Merc with a Mouth is hired to rub out Wolverine, sparks will fly! But when both men can regenerate any wound in minutes, how can either one expect to finish off his foe? And whoever wins will have […]

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New February Teen Fiction

  Shutter by Courtney Alameda (Fiction) Seventeen-year-old Micheline Helsing is a tetrachcromat, able to see ghosts in color and capture them on film, but when a routine hunt goes awry, Micheline is infected with a curse known as a soulchain and if she is unable to exorcise the entity in seven days, she will be […]

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Winner of the Anti-Bullying @ Your Library Writing Contest

Throughout the entire month of January the library accepted short stories and poems written by students in 6th-12th grade about anti-bullying.  We got 12 excellent submissions from all three middle schools and the high school.  The winning story is attached and the student has won a $10.00 gift card to Barnes & Noble! The Oakview […]

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New January Teen Fiction & Audiobooks

How We Fall by Kate Brauning (Fiction) Ever since Jackie moved to her uncle’s sleepy farming town, she’s been flirting way too much–and with her own cousin, Marcus. Her friendship with him has turned into something she can’t control, and he’s the reason Jackie lost track of her best friend, Ellie, who left for…no one […]

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This Month's Featured Events & Programs

Geek Club

Tuesday, April 21 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!

Stop-Motion Workshop

Saturday, April 25 from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Alex Thomas will be here to show participants how to build their very own custom, stop-motion puppet and bring it to life using the art, and the magic of stop-motion animation. All participants of the stop-motion animation workshop will also receive a free DVD copy of all animation produced during the workshop with their name on it! Register online.

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Free Comic Book Day!

Saturday, May 2 from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Free Comic Book Day is a single day – the first Saturday in May each year! Children, teens and adults are all welcome to stop by the library and select a free comic book of their choice. While supplies last.

Star Wars Day

Saturday, May 2 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

May the Force be with you! Each year, fans gather on May 4th to celebrate their love of Star Wars, but the library has decided to have a Star Wars event a few days early. All ages and families drop in eat snacks, create crafts, watch a film, and share the enjoyment of this Science Fiction masterpiece. Come in costume for the chance to win a prize!
10:00a-12:00p – Youth crafts
11:00a-12:00p – Teen crafts
12:30p-2:00p – Special showing of a Star Wars film
2:30p-4:00p – Special appearances and presentation

Teen Star Wars Day Craft: Stencil and Bleach a T-shirt

Saturday, May 2 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Those interested in participating in the Teen Star Wars Day craft which is creating a t-shirt design with a stencil and bleach must register beforehand. The Star Wars stencils and bleach will be provided but please bring a dark colored shirt of your own to decorate.

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Geek Club

Tuesday, May 5 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!

Teens In Action

Tuesday, May 12 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