Youth Services

  • Build a Fort - Friday, July 31 at 5:30pm

  • Bracelet-Making Fun - Saturday, August 1 at 10am

painting with slime at the Orion Library

Edible Slime recipes from our Get Gross program

Our Get Gross @ the Orion Library program this afternoon led to some delightfully disgusting outdoor art. Ms. Kristen read stories about yucky things, and then the kids painted on the sidewalk with homemade slime! Here’s the no-cook recipe if you want to try it at home: 16-oz. box cornstarch 1 1/2 c. water Food […]

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Half Way There!

Calling all super hero readers! We are at the half way mark for summer reading. There is still time to sign up, earn fun prizes and be eligible for our grand prizes at the end of summer reading on Saturday, August 22 when Gordon the Magician will perform his fantastic magic show. Sign up today from […]

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Maker Camp

Maker Camp

Maker Camp is a free summer camp for kids and teens that you can do from home. Try a new project every day, go on virtual field trips, build and explore with your family, friends and kids from around the world. Sign up for Maker Camp and start building today!

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Every Hero

More Prizes

New this summer is a bonus level for readers in our K-5 Every Hero Has a Story summer reading program. Readers who have earned the first three levels can pick up a bonus sheet, complete 8 of the 12 suggested activities and be eligible to win a basket of goodies and gift cards donated by […]

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This Week's Featured Events & Programs

Build a Fort

Friday, July 31 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Location: Youth Department

Join us after the library is closed to build reading forts! Bring your own pillows and blankets to build a cozy area to read your favorite stories. Parents must stay with their children. Snacks provided.

Bracelet-Making Fun!

Saturday, August 1 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Meeting Room B

Rainbow Loom, friendship bracelets, beaded bracelets: come in and make one kind or all three! All materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own loom and bands if you have them.

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Puppet Show

Tuesday, August 4 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Puppets, a puppet theater and your favorite librarians combine to tell stories old and new. Fun for all!

Babytime

Wednesday, August 5 from 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

Introduce your baby to the wonder of language with music, songs, bells, stories and play!

Movies in the Afternoon - Big Hero 6

Thursday, August 6 from 2:30 PM to 4:15 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Free movies, free popcorn! Come to the library and see Big Hero 6 on the big screen.