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 email@example.com. 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.
The Orion Library will be closed on Monday, October 9 for a Staff In-Service Day.
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!
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.
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.
In this episode: Summer Reading Programs for all ages; our new Orion History Museum Display; upcoming programs and events.
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 […]
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
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.
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.
Tuesday, September 26 from 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM
Location: Meeting Room A and B
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, September 26 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill
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.
Thursday, September 28 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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.