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Repair Café

What do you do with a broken toaster or hairdryer, a piece of clothing that needs to be altered, or a broken chair? Instead of tossing it into the landfill, practice sustainability by bring your broken items to the Repair Cafe on Saturday, November 3 between 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM and volunteer repair experts […]

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WWI Exhibit

WWI Exhibit Coming Soon!

The Orion Township Public Library is one of 120 institutions nationwide that was awarded a World War I and America grant in 2017 to mark the 100th anniversary of the nation’s entry into the war in 1917. The WWI Traveling Exhibit will be on display at the library on Monday, October 22 through Saturday, November […]

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500 Books by 5th

September 4th marks the start of our new “500 Books Before 5th” reading program.Continue your reading journey after 1000 Books Before Kindergarten. Set a new goal for elementary school to read 500 more books before finishing 5th grade! Stop by the library at each 100 book milestone for a prize. More Information

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Orion @ Your Library – September and October 2018

In this episode: Pick Up STEAM, MI Works, SNAP Storytime, Community Conversations, History of Yates, Writer’s Workshop, National Play-Doh Day, Team Trivia Tourney, Baby & Me Art, Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia, Geek Club, ThinkLink After School, Teen Book Club, Dungeons and Dragons, Halloween Makeup, Haunted House, Full STEAM Ahead, Special Effects Makeup, Tech Recycling Drop […]

This Week's Featured Events & Programs

WWI Exhibit

WWI and America Traveling Exhibition

Monday, October 22 through Sunday, November 11

Location: Lobby

The World War I and America traveling exhibit consists of panels discussing WWI and its impact on the people of the time, including the political atmosphere before the war, public opinion about entering the war, and the home front.


This program is part of World War I and America, a two-year national initiative of The Library of America presented in partnership with The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the National World War I Museum and Memorial, and other organizations, with generous support from The National Endowment for the Humanities.

Mother and baby reading board books

Baby Time

Tuesday, October 16 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.

Toddler looking at a book with mother and father

Toddler Time

Tuesday, October 16 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Toddlers

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

Doggone Readers with Henry 5:30

Wednesday, October 17 from 5:30 PM to 5:45 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Elementary Age

Practice your reading skills with the lovable Henry. 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 Henry 5:45

Wednesday, October 17 from 5:46 PM to 6:00 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Elementary Age

Practice your reading skills with the lovable Henry. 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 Henry 6:00

Wednesday, October 17 from 6:01 PM to 6:15 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Elementary Age

Practice your reading skills with the lovable Henry. 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 Henry 6:15

Wednesday, October 17 from 6:16 PM to 6:30 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Elementary Age

Practice your reading skills with the lovable Henry. 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 Henry 6:45

Wednesday, October 17 from 6:46 PM to 7:00 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Elementary Age

Practice your reading skills with the lovable Henry. 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.

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Paranormal Michigan

Wednesday, October 17 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Adults

The library is excited to welcome Detroit Paranormal Expeditions for a presentation about haunts in Michigan.  They will discuss the type of equipment they use as well as talk about some of Michigan's most haunted locations.  Refreshments provided.

Toddler looking at a book with mother and father

Toddler Time

Thursday, October 18 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.

Young girl and mother reading

Preschool Pals

Thursday, October 18 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.

Thursday Afternoon Book Club

Thursday, October 18 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • Adults

September 20 The Chilbury Ladies' Choir by Jennifer Ryan
October 18 A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
November 15 The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
December 20 Your choice! Bring a treat and tell us about a book you loved this year

Drop-In Tech Help

Drop-In One-on-One Technology Help

Thursday, October 18 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.

Haunted House Set-Up

Saturday, October 20 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Location: Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Teens

Haunted House Set-Up

Toddler looking at a book with mother and father

Toddler Time

Monday, October 22 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.

Young girl and mother reading

Preschool Pals

Monday, October 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.

Dine, Drink & Discuss Book Discussion

Monday, October 22 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: CJ's Lakeside Grill

  • Adults

Dine, Drink & Discuss fourth Mondays @ 7:00p at CJ's Lakeside Grill in Downtown Lake Orion.  Due to the holidays, this book discussion group will not meet in November and December.
Monday, September 24
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
Monday, October 22
The Lying Game by by Ruth Ware

Mother and baby reading board books

Baby Time

Tuesday, October 23 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.

Toddler looking at a book with mother and father

Toddler Time

Tuesday, October 23 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Toddlers

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