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Summer Reading 2019

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Our 2019 “A Universe of Stories” Summer Reading Programs begins on Saturday, June 8th. The Teen Program ends with an after hours lock-in on Friday, August 2nd. All other programs end on Saturday, August 3rd.

Sign up, log the number of books read or time spent reading, earn prizes and have fun.

We’re Looking for Local Authors and Illustrators

The Orion Township Public Library will host an Author / Illustrator Fair on Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. This fair will offer authors and illustrators the opportunity to promote their published books and meet fellow book lovers.

To be considered as a guest at our fair, please register by 5:00 PM on July 31, 2019. Only authors who have registered will be considered.

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Orion @ Your Library – July and August 2019

In this episode: Summer Reading, MI Works, Teddy Bear’s Picnic, Community Conversation, Out of This World, Outdoor Yoga, Neighborhoods of Stories, Family Game Day, Baffling Bill Magic Show, Babywearing Dance Party, Disney Family Trivia, Makerspace Glowforge, Splash + Play, Camp Crafts, Plant Based 101, Inflatable Carnival, Retro Space Movies, Apollo Missions to the Moon, Space […]

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Little Libraries “Community Choice” Contest

This spring, the Orion Township Public Library and the Orion Art Center partnered with local artists to decorate the Orion Library’s Little Libraries for the community to enjoy. This summer, members of the community can participate in a ‘Community Choice’ contest by visiting each Little Library and voting for their favorite online using the link […]

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The “Library Link” is Dead. Long Live “Orion Living.”

Our Library Link newsletter is now a part of the new Orion Living magazine, a collaboration between Orion Township, the Orion Township Public Library, Lake Orion Community Schools, the Lake Orion Downtown Development Authority, and the Orion Area Chamber of Commerce. Orion Living will be released quarterly. You can find links to the latest complete […]

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New Partners Added to the Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)

Check out the expanded list Michigan Activity Pass participants, including the Belleville Area Museum (Belleville), the Negaunee Historical Society Museum (Negaunee), Historic White Pine Village (Ludington), and the Port of Ludington Maritime Museum (Ludington). Discover hundreds of Michigan’s cultural destinations and natural attractions with your Orion Library card! You can “check out” FREE or discounted […]

This Week's Featured Events

Dine, Drink & Discuss Book Discussion

Monday, July 22 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.  Due to Memorial Day there will be no May book discussion.

  • Monday, June 24 The First 15 Lives of Harry August by Claire North
  • Monday, July 22 Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  • Monday, August 26 Turtles All The Way Down by John Green

Outdoor Yoga @ Your Library

Tuesday, July 23 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Trail Entrance / Parking Lot

Outdoor Yoga @ Your Library 

Tuesdays, July 9, 16, and 23 @ 7 pm

Enjoy yoga outside in in the beautiful natural setting behind our building. Teens and adults may drop-in, no registration necessary. Please bring a towel or yoga mat. In case of rain, the classes will be held indoors.

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Plant-Based 101 with VegMichigan

Wednesday, July 24 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Adults

Please join VegMichigan for a dynamic presentation about plant-based diets and a free food tasting.  Register online.

Drop-In Tech Help

Drop-in Tech Help

Thursday, July 25 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.

Steven Universe Birthday Party

Saturday, July 27 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Teens

Celebrate Summer Reading's "Universe of Stories" with Steven Universe!  Come make custom crystal gem soaps, sing along to episodes, and eat "together breakfast". *Registration required.

Apollo Missions to the Moon; an insider's view

Monday, July 29 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Rooms A and B

  • All Ages

Orbiting and landing on the moon is a dangerous spaceflight activity often requiring rapid and decisive changes to flight plan operations. Join us as former NASA engineer Harlan Neuville details mission control and spacecraft operations for each of the lunar landings, Apollo 11 thru 17, during which he worked in mission control.