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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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ICYMI: Cutting the Cord – Saturday, August 25, 2018

This past Saturday the library hosted a Cutting the Cord program presented by Eric Hayes, our own Network & Systems Administrator. If you were unable to attend the program (or you were able to attend but weren’t able to take it all in), you can download his slideshow presentation using the link below. This presentation […]

ONTV presents Orion @ Your Library

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 […]

ONTV presents Orion @ Your Library

Orion @ Your Library – July and August 2018

In this episode: MI Works, Community Conversation, Outdoor Yoga, Kindness Rocks, Pete the Cat, Mini Festival, Classics Dance Party, Stories in the Park, Dixieland Band, Captain Underpants, Video Game Lab, Dungeons and Dragons, Teen Martial Arts, After Hours Lock In, Museum Adventure Pass demo, Making Music, Pick Up STEAM, Doggone Readers Group Read, Full STEAM […]

This Week's Featured Events & Programs

OTPL Team Trivia Tourney

Wednesday, September 26 from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: C-Pub

  • Adults

Gather a team and test your knowledge!  The Orion Township Public Library has partnered with the C-Pub to host trivia nights.  Call 248-693-3001 to register your team of 2-6 people.  There is a limit of 10 teams.  Gift cards to the C-Pub will be awarded to the top three teams.  The C-Pub is located in Canterbury Village at 2325 Joslyn Rd., Lake Orion, MI.

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American Red Cross Blood Drive

Thursday, September 27 from 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM

Location: Meeting Rooms 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.

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Toddler Time

Thursday, September 27 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, September 27 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.

Drop-In Tech Help

Drop-In One-on-One Technology Help

Thursday, September 27 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.

Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia

Saturday, September 29 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Meeting Rooms A and B

Alzheimer's disease is not a normal part of aging. If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer's disease or dementia, it's time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more.

Toddler looking at a book with mother and father

Toddler Time

Monday, October 1 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 1 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.

Mother and baby reading board books

Baby Time

Tuesday, October 2 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 2 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.