• ARC Blood Drive - Monday, April 27 from 9:30am - 6:30pm

  • FREE Comic Book Day - Saturday, May 2

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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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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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 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

Mutt Club - Doggone Readers: CANCELED

Monday, April 27 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-693-3002 to register for this program. Practice your reading skills with Midas and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.

1, 2, 3 Play with Me: Parent/Child Workshop

Tuesday, April 28 from 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Call 248-693-3002 to register. Spend time together, play, experience art activities and meet new friends. Each week a Community Resource Specialist will be on hand to answer questions on their specialty. Topics include resources at the library, child development, speech & hearing, nutrition, and play & movement.

Free Comic Book Day!

Saturday, May 2 from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Free Comic Book Day is a single day – the first Saturday in May each year! Children, teens and adults are all welcome to stop by the library and select a free comic book of their choice. While supplies last.

Star Wars Day

Saturday, May 2 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

May the Force be with you! Each year, fans gather on May 4th to celebrate their love of Star Wars, but the library has decided to have a Star Wars event a few days early. All ages and families drop in eat snacks, create crafts, watch a film, and share the enjoyment of this Science Fiction masterpiece. Come in costume for the chance to win a prize!
10:00a-12:00p – Youth crafts
11:00a-12:00p – Teen crafts
12:30p-2:00p – Special showing of a Star Wars film
2:30p-4:00p – Special appearances and presentation