Youth Services

  • See a Magician / Be a Magician - Monday, July 6 at 2pm & 3pm

  • Stories in the Park - Tuesday, July 7 at 10am

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Family Fun @ Your Library

Make the library your first stop for vacation planning. Pick up an audio book for a road trip. Check out puppets and have your own puppet play. Try a board game from our new Board Game collection. Discover theme kits, geocaching, video games and more @ your library.

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Super Heroes Read

Kate DiCamillo, this year’s Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, calls on everyone to make this a super summer of reading! You can join with readers nationwide by signing up for the summer reading program. Earn prizes, come to the library for great programs and have a fun super-hero summer.

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Help is on the way!

Need help with a project or a report? Want to find a new book or series to read? Looking for a new book to download? From our home page click on the Youth tab then scroll down to Student Resources.  Some of the databases will ask for your library card number so be sure to […]

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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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This Week's Featured Events & Programs

See a Magician

Monday, July 6 from 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: Craft Room

Can our local magician Lauren fool you with her magic tricks? You will be amazed by her magical skills!

Be a Magician

Monday, July 6 from 3:00 PM to 3:40 PM

Location: Craft Room

Seeing can't always be believing, but if you join local magician Lauren, you won't only see magic, but also learn how the tricks are done. Learn tricks with playing cards and amaze your family and friends.

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Stories in the Park

Tuesday, July 7 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Join us in Children’s Park in downtown Lake Orion for an all-ages, fun-filled, free family storytime!

Bracelet-Making Fun!

Wednesday, July 8 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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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Toddlers, Transitions, and Tantrums Workshop

Wednesday, July 8 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

What causes tantrums? Can they be prevented? Are they a normal part of development? Why do so many tantrums occur around transition times? Most importantly, how can you survive the trying times and tearful trials of the toddlers and twos? Learn what is happening that makes the behavior of toddlers so challenging, how to prevent many tantrums, and ways to work through tantrums and transitions with less trauma for everyone!! Bring questions!

Fairy Tale Fun

Friday, July 10 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Experience a favorite fairy tale with stories, songs, puppets and a craft, fun for all!

Lego @ the Library

Saturday, July 11 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Craft Room

Calling all builders. A fun and creative time to use your imagination and our colorful interlocking Lego blocks to make an amazing object!

Draw a Superhero With Mark Crilley

Saturday, July 11 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Mark Crilley has almost 2 million subscribers to his drawing tutorial channel on YouTube. Learn how to draw superheroes and comic strips with the author/illustrator of the popular series “Akiko”, “Brody’s Ghost”, and more!

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