After a busy Summer Reading finale, we have officially run out of Solar Eclipse glasses. If you did not get a pair, here are some links to help you build your own viewer out of recycled materials:
The Orion Library will be closed Saturday, September 2 through Monday, September 4 for the Labor Day Holiday.
In this episode: Summer Reading Programs for all ages; our new Orion History Museum Display; upcoming programs and events.
The Orion Township Public Library recently unveiled a new Orion history museum exhibit on display in the Friends Reading Room at the library with pictures and artifacts related to Lake Orion’s origins as a resort town. The exhibit includes pictures and information about Park Island, taxi boats, and the Detroit United Railway. Some of the […]
Thanks to generous donations, the Orion Township Public Library has been able to purchase a Bookbike! The Bookbike delivers materials and markets the library on trails, safety paths, and sidewalks all over Orion, and at parks and community events. We can check out books, issue library cards, demonstrate how to download ebooks, and answer any […]
In this episode: Free Comic Book Day, the return of Puppet Theater, Gone with the Wind: From Bestseller to Blockbuster, Pick Up STEAM Workshops, National Children’s Book Week, Star Wars Day, Summer Reading, and more.
Four years ago, the Orion Township Public Library (OTPL) created a Strategic Plan, with help from the community. That plan ends this year in 2017, and OTPL is proud to say that many initiatives from that plan have been completed. Interior renovations, the addition of self-checkout, and the creation of new collections and programs, among […]
The state of Michigan receives federal funding that provides everyone in the state with access to MeL and MeLCat. This funding comes from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) in the form of Library Services & Technology Act (LSTA) grants, which is now at risk of being eliminated, based on the proposed federal […]
This Week's Featured Events & Programs
Thursday, August 17 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Our network & systems administrator (IT Guy) is available to help you with your electronic device from 6:00p-8:00p every Thursday. He will teach you how to use your new device, recommend devices based on your needs, remove viruses, fix error messages, configure email, recommend apps, and otherwise help you with anything involving technology. No sign up is necessary for this weekly program, but you may call Eric at 248-287-8019 if you need to discuss something before you come to the drop-in tech help.
Monday, August 21 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Meeting Room B
The book that we will be discussing this month is Lilac Girls, by Martha Hall Kelly. Everyone is welcome, no registration required.
Tuesday, August 22 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill
The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. To see about available space, please call 248-693-3000, ext 309.
Tuesday, August 22 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room B
- Senior Citizens
Come and join other needle artists to work on projects and enjoy each others company! No registration needed, just bring your project and drop in!