Teen Services

Teen Summer Reading 2015

Unmask! Teen Summer Reading 2015Heroes 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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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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deadpool

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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This Month's Featured Events & Programs

Geek Club

Tuesday, July 7 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!

Outdoor Yoga for Teens and Adults@ the library

Thursday, July 9 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Craft Room

Stretch yourself, do something out of the ordinary; enjoy yoga outside in nature! Whether you are a beginner or experienced Yogi, join us as yoga instructor Renee Westcott leads a series of 3 hatha yoga classes outside the library in the beautiful natural setting surrounding our building. You can register for one or all the classes. Teens and adults are welcome; this could be a great mother/daughter activity! Please bring a towel or yoga mat. In case of rain, the classes will be held indoors.

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Create your own comic book with Mark Crilley

Saturday, July 11 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

The library is excited to welcome Detroit author, illustrator and YouTube sensation Mark Crilley! Mark will show participants how to create their very own comic through instruction and demonstration of his own art. All supplies provided but be sure to bring your creative ideas! Register online.

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Teens In Action

Tuesday, July 14 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

Outdoor Yoga for Teens and Adults@ the library

Thursday, July 16 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

Stretch yourself, do something out of the ordinary; enjoy yoga outside in nature! Whether you are a beginner or experienced Yogi, join us as yoga instructor Renee Westcott leads a series of 3 hatha yoga classes outside the library in the beautiful natural setting surrounding our building. You can register for one or all the classes. Teens and adults are welcome; this could be a great mother/daughter activity! Please bring a towel or yoga mat. In case of rain, the classes will be held indoors.

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Make a Masquerade Mask

Saturday, July 18 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

The summer reading theme this year for teens is “Unmask!” Stop by the library and make your very own masquerade mask. All supplies will be provided. Register Online.

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Geek Club

Tuesday, July 21 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, July 28 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

Heroes vs. Villains Meet up and Movie

Thursday, July 30 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Curious who your summer reading competition is? Register for our Heroes vs. Villains Meet up and movie night. Get to know some fellow teens in the community and enjoy watching a superhero themed movie and pizza. Register online.

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Learn to play Quidditch!

Saturday, August 1 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Location: Off Site

The library is excited to welcome the Michigan Quidditch Team! U of M students will be here to teach participants how to play the game of Quidditch (from Harry Potter!), divide everyone into teams and then engage in some Snitch seeking fun. This event will be held outside. Register online.

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