• Michigan Activity Pass

  • Friends of the Library Book-Themed Basket Auction

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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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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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This Month's Featured Events & Programs

Geek Club

Tuesday, June 2 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

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, June 9 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

Summer Reading Kickoff

Saturday, June 13 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

All Ages Welcome! Bring the whole family to register for our Summer Reading Club. We have outdoor fun planned with activities, food, live music, and creative projects. All family members can sign up at the event or online at http://orionlibrary.org/summer-reading/. Everyone is invited to participate in this year's themes - Every Hero Has a Story, Unmasked, and Escape the Ordinary - by wearing a super hero costume!

Geek Club

Tuesday, June 16 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!

Magic The Gathering Tournament

Thursday, June 18 from 2:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Register to participate in this Magic the Gathering Tournament! Participants will be required to pay $10.00 at the door which covers the cost of six packs of cards that you get to keep! There will be prizes for the top several players and pizza and pop will be provided. A basic understanding of the game and rules is needed.

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Geocaching Adventure

Saturday, June 20 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Come and embark on a geocaching adventure! Like a treasure hunt with GPS coordinates, geocaching is a great way to learn about nature and explore. Oakland Parks and Recreation will lead a hands on lesson and then send groups to find caches around the library’s grounds and on the Polly Ann Trail. Fun for adults, families, or teens. Registration required.

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