What our patrons are saying:

Library staff are always extremely helpful, polite and pleasant. Very knowledgeable and easy to work with.

2017 Tax Forms

The Orion Library has not yet received any 2017 tax forms. We expect them to begin arriving in mid to late February. Many of the commonly requested federal and state forms can be downloaded from link below.

Downloadable Tax Forms

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Cartoon children

Preschool and Child Care Fair

Parents, are you searching for the right preschool or child care? On Wednesday, February 21st from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, meet Lake Orion and Oxford area providers, ask questions, and gather information at this special open house. Receive a checklist of what to look for in preschool or child care, along with information on […]

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out of my mind

The 2017 Dragon Award Winner is…

Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper! Big thanks to all of the kids who voted for the Dragon Award this year-we had 160 votes. Runners-up were The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tullane by Kate DiCamillo, Star Wars: Jedi Academy by Jeff Brown, The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer, and Clementine by Sara Pennypacker. Look for the coveted golden Orion […]

This Week's Featured Events & Programs

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Everyone's Reading: The Paris Wife

Monday, February 5 through Wednesday, March 14

Everyone's Reading is a community wide reading program in Oakland, Wayne and Macomb counties, which promotes dialogue through the shared experience of reading and discussing the same book. This year's selection is The Paris Wife by Paula McLain. Join the discussion by attending one of our book discussions!

  • Monday, January 15& @ 7:00p
  • Wednesday, February 14@ 12:30 - at the Orion Center
  • Thursday, February 15 @1:30p

Ms. McLain will be giving presentations on Tuesday, March 6th at the West Bloomfield Township Public Library at 2:30p and at the Royal Park Hotel at 7:00p; beginning Monday, February 5th a limited amount of tickets will be available for each presentation. Ask at the adult reference desk for tickets.

Mother and baby reading board books

Baby Time

Tuesday, February 20 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Babies

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

Geek Club

Tuesday, February 20 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Teens

The Geek Club is a casual hang-out night for teens who enjoy anything from anime, comics, Doctor Who, video games, crazy YouTube clips and more! Even if you're curious, stop by and meet some new friends. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!

Preschool Pals

Thursday, February 22 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Preschool

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

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, February 22 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

  • Adults

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.

Doggone Readers Group Read

Saturday, February 24 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Elementary Age

Please join us on a special Doggone Readers day! We will have several dogs from Canine Academy eager to hear stories read to them. This is a drop in program for children who are reading.

Toddler looking at a book with mother and father

Toddler Time

Monday, February 26 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Toddlers

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

English as a Second Language (ESL) Morning Class

Monday, February 26 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • All Ages

This class is geared towards non-native speakers of English and will focus on all areas of the English language: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. All levels are welcome! Classes are taught by a certified teacher, and meet 8 times January 22-March 19. Class fee of $60, due by January 22.

Preschool Pals

Monday, February 26 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Preschool

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

Mother and baby reading board books

Baby Time

Tuesday, February 27 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Babies

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

Doggone Readers with Bear 6:30

Tuesday, February 27 from 6:30 PM to 6:45 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Elementary Age

Practice your reading skills with the lovable Bear. Choose your favorite book to real aloud and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.

Doggone Readers with Bear 6:45

Tuesday, February 27 from 6:46 PM to 7:00 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Elementary Age

Practice your reading skills with the lovable Bear. Choose your favorite book to real aloud and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.

Doggone Readers with Bear 7:00

Tuesday, February 27 from 7:01 PM to 7:15 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Elementary Age

Practice your reading skills with the lovable Bear. Choose your favorite book to real aloud and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.

Doggone Readers with Bear 7:15

Tuesday, February 27 from 7:16 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Elementary Age

Practice your reading skills with the lovable Bear. Choose your favorite book to real aloud and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.

Doggone Readers with Bear 7:30

Tuesday, February 27 from 7:31 PM to 7:45 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Elementary Age

Practice your reading skills with the lovable Bear. Choose your favorite book to real aloud and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.

Doggone Readers with Bear 7:45

Tuesday, February 27 from 7:46 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Elementary Age

Practice your reading skills with the lovable Bear. Choose your favorite book to real aloud and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.