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David Kaufman and Lori Morris with newly added puzzles.

Eagle Scout Donates Unique Puzzles

On October 7, David Kaufman presented his Eagle Scout project to the Orion Township Public Library. David is part of Troop 186 out of St. Joseph’s in Lake Orion, under the leadership of Scout Master Steve Anderson. David’s project included ten beautiful and unique puzzles, plus a wooden shelving unit to store them. His project […]

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Thinking Money for Kids - Logo

Thinking Money for Kids Traveling Exhibit: Oct 22 – Nov 23

The Orion Library will be hosting a traveling exhibition from October 22 through November 23 designed to teach kids and their families about money, thanks to a competitive national grant from the American Library Association (ALA) and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation. Thinking Money for Kids is a new multimedia experience for children ages 7 […]

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ONTV presents Orion @ Your Library

Orion @ Your Library – September, October, and November 2019

In this episode: Community Conversations, Red Cross Blood Drive, Maker Space programs for the fall, Friends Book Sale, Local Author & Illustrator Fair, Intro to Knitting, Create with Your Crew, Cook the Book, Paranormal Michigan, MI Libraries for Life, Thinking Money for Kids, Team Trivia, International Games Day, Phil Hale Trio Jazz Concert, Michigan’s Forgotten […]

Artist Sarah Roberts and her Little Library at Friendship Park

Local Artist Wins Library Art Contest

Congratulations to artist Sarah Roberts of Rochester for winning the Orion Township Public Library and Orion Art Center Community Choice Contest for her Little Library Art Project in Friendship Park. See all of the newly-decorated Little Libraries at the following locations: Orion Oaks Dog ParkArtist – Julie Sugg Jesse Decker ParkArtist – Kelleny Peake Children’s […]

This Week's Featured Events

One-on-One Technology Help with Dr. Bob

Wednesday, October 23 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Location: Orion Center

Location: Orion Center Library

Wednesdays, beginning 10 am at the Orion Center Library Branch, by appointment only 


 Do you need help with your computer, tablet, cell phone or other technical device? Do you need assistance with email, texting, surfing the internet or ebooks? Our volunteer technology expert, Dr. Bob Hazzard can help! Call the Orion Center Library Branch at (248) 639-6840 for more information or to make an appointment.

Haunted House

Wednesday, October 23 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Rooms A and B

Drop in October 21-24 from 6:00pm-8:00pm if you dare for the library's annual kid-friendly haunted house put on by teen volunteers. Teens, contact our volunteer coordinator, Lori Morris at lmorris@orionlibrary.org for more information. Ages birth to 5th grade and families welcome.

Coloring and Coffee with the Classics

Thursday, October 24 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Orion Center

Location: Orion Center Library

Treat yourself to some free time, color a page or two, and enjoy a cup of coffee while socializing and listening to calming classical music. Adult coloring sheets and pencils will be supplied.


No meeting December 26 or January 2

Senior Moments Activity Hour

Thursday, October 24 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: Orion Center

Location: Orion Center Library

Join our weekly conversation group for some trivia, games and fellowship. Any senior is welcome to this fun, casual program.


No meeting December 26 or January 2

Haunted House

Thursday, October 24 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Rooms A and B

Drop in October 21-24 from 6:00pm-8:00pm if you dare for the library's annual kid-friendly haunted house put on by teen volunteers. Teens, contact our volunteer coordinator, Lori Morris at lmorris@orionlibrary.org for more information. Ages birth to 5th grade and families welcome.

Drop-In Tech Help

Drop-in Tech Help

Thursday, October 24 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. Please sign in at the Customer Service Desk in the lobby upon arrival.

Orion Quilting Group

Thursday, October 24 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • Adults

All quilters or needle artists are welcome to drop in to work on and share their projects, expertise, and each other's company! Meetings will be held in the cozy warmth of the James Ingram Room. The group meets on the 4th Thursday each month.

Cooking in your Instant Pot

Saturday, October 26 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Adults

Take those Instant Pots out of their boxes! Culinary instructor Mary Spencer, owner of TASTE: A COOK'S PLACE in Northville, MI will take the fear out of using your Instant Pot. Focusing on the pressure cooking feature Mary will demonstrate a recipe for white bean turkey chili and chai flavored rice pudding. A sample of each dish will be included in the demo. Registration required.

English as a Second Language Class

Monday, October 28 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Mondays: September 16 - October 28 @ 10am-12pm. No class October 14th

This session of 6 classes 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.  Register On-line; class fee of $60 is due by September 16.

Think Link After School

Monday, October 28 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Location: Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Middle School Age
  • Teens

LOCS 6th-8th graders can register with their school and receive a special bus pass to come to the library Mondays after school. Middle schoolers can socialize, study, use the library, and participate in the day's planned activity like art projects, video games, book discussions, makerspace, and more! *Special registration required with school secretary.

Dine, Drink & Discuss Book Discussion

Monday, October 28 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: CJ's Lakeside Grill

  • Adults

Dine, Drink & Discuss fourth Mondays @ 7 pm at CJ's Lakeside Grill in Downtown Lake Orion.

  • Monday, September 23 - Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan
  • Monday, October 28 - The Good Liar by Nicholas Searle
  • Monday, November 25 - The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

Horror Story Campfire

Tuesday, October 29 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Reading Garden

  • Teens

Teens will gather around the campfire to read passages from their favorite horror stories.  Supplies for s'mores will be provided.

One-on-One Technology Help with Dr. Bob

Wednesday, October 30 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Location: Orion Center

Location: Orion Center Library

Wednesdays, beginning 10 am at the Orion Center Library Branch, by appointment only 


 Do you need help with your computer, tablet, cell phone or other technical device? Do you need assistance with email, texting, surfing the internet or ebooks? Our volunteer technology expert, Dr. Bob Hazzard can help! Call the Orion Center Library Branch at (248) 639-6840 for more information or to make an appointment.