• Winter Storytimes in the Youth Department

  • Librayr Garage Sale - Saturday, March 28 from 10AM - 4PM

And the winners for Battle of the Books 2015 are….

…the Book Worms and the Greek Geeks! Both teams scored 94 out of 100 points!

The Book Worms participating in the Orion Township Public Library's Battle of the Books 2015

The Greek Geeks participating in the Orion Township Public Library's Battle of the Books 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Youth Services librarians are so proud of all the fifth graders who participated in Battle of the Books. Thank you to all the coaches, parents, and teachers who encouraged the more than 200 kids who took on this reading challenge. Well done! And now that you aren’t studying Battle books anymore, if you need something to read, our librarians are more than happy to help you find just the right book.

To see photos of this year’s Battle teams, click here.

Click here for the Battle Team Scores! Battle_Team_Scores

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Whiteboard

It’s All New!

A very special thank you to the artist who left this on our new whiteboard! If you have not been to the Youth department lately you may need to stop at the desk and ask for a tour by one of your favorite librarians! Collections have moved, computers have moved, there is new furniture, a […]

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Reading Rockers

Battle of the Books is on ONTV

It was a rockin’ good time at Scripps Middle School for the 2015 Battle of the Books last Saturday. ONTV was there and the live broadcast of the Battle is scheduled for  Wednesday, March 18 during the news at 10:00. Too late to stay up? Missed it? Check it out on  ONTV’s You Tube page […]

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Changes, changes, changes

The Youth room is changing every day! The new books, movies, audio books, music CDs and video games have all moved into the front of the Youth room. Computers should be back next week. Be sure to ask the librarian if you need help finding anything.

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Lion_Paris

Lion Visits Paris

Lion’s last stop was Paris to see the Eiffel Tower! Lion had a wonderful time on vacation but is glad to be back home. Lion was amazed at all the changes in the Youth room and quickly found a new place to rest. Stop by soon and say hi.

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This Week's Featured Events & Programs

Music & Movement

Saturday, March 28 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Craft Room

Early On Oakland County will bring a physical therapist and language specialists in for an enriching musical program for your toddler. Ages 1 & 2 with parents. Drop in.

Mother Goose

Monday, March 30 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

Preschool Pals

Monday, March 30 from 11:00 AM to 11:35 AM

Location: Craft Room

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement and creative expression.

Storytime With a Twist

Tuesday, March 31 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

Play and movement will be the focus of these special storytimes. Sing a song, listen to a story then be surprised each week with a fun activity.

Chess Club

Tuesday, March 31 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

If you are new to strategy games or if you are a master, this club is for you. Learn the rules of chess, and play with your peers.

Mother Goose

Wednesday, April 1 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

Babytime

Wednesday, April 1 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Craft Room

Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition.

Mother Goose

Thursday, April 2 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

Preschool Pals

Thursday, April 2 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement and creative expression.