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Author & Illustrator Fair

Our annual Author & Illustrator Fair will be held on Saturday, December 9. If you are a local author or illustrator who would like to apply to participate in this event, please contact authorfair@orionlibrary.org. You can download an application at https://orionlibrary.org/author-application.pdf. Applications are due by Tuesday, October 31. Authors will be notified the following week. Please note that participation is by application only and the library reserves the right to accept or refuse applications due to space limitations or other considerations.


September is Library Card Month

Library Card Sign-up Month is a time when the American Library Association and libraries nationwide join together to remind parents, caregivers and students that signing up for a library card is the first step towards academic achievement and lifelong learning. Sign up for a library card throughout the month of September and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a gift card to a local restaurant. Come explore all that the library has to offer!

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The 2017 Dragon Award – Vote for Books!

Grades 3 – 5: Vote for the 5th Annual Dragon Award! Five chapter books will be nominated to earn our special award. Read the books and campaign for your favorite in the comments section. Starting the week of October 30, cast your vote online. The winner will be announced online on Wednesday, November 8.

See the Nominees

ONTV presents Orion @ Your Library

Orion @ Your Library – September and October 2017

In this episode: Our upcoming Orion History Exhibit Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony, Makerspace programs, STEAM programs for kids, the 2017 Dragon Award, Outside the Lines, the World War I and America series, and more.

Orion History Museum Display

Orion History Museum Display

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 […]

Library Bookbike parked in front of the library building.

Our Library Bookbike

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 […]

This Week's Featured Events & Programs

Friends Gently Used Book Sale

Tuesday, September 19 through Saturday, September 23

  • All Ages

Come browse the thousands of books available at the Friends Gently Used Book Sale. Hardcover and large paperbacks are $1.00, paperbacks and all children's books are $0.50.

  • Tuesday, September 19 from 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM - Friends Member Day
  • Wednesday, September 20 from 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM - Open to the Public
  • Thursday, September 21 from 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM - Open to the Public
  • Friday, September 22 from 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM - 1/2 Off Day
  • Saturday, September 23 from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM - $5.00 Bag Day (bags supplied by the Friends)

Fall Book Sale Volunteers Needed!
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Toddler Time

Monday, September 25 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • 1 - 2 Years

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

Preschool Pals

Monday, September 25 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • 3 - 6 Years

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

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Tuesday, September 26 from 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • Adults

Be a Lifesaver! Donate Blood @ the Orion Library. To schedule an appointment, visit www.redcrossblood.org/make-donation/ and enter the sponsor code: orionlibrary. Appointments can also be scheduled via email or phone at 248-693-3000 x324. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, September 26 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

  • Adults

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.

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, September 28 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.