The Orion Library will be close at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, November 27 for the Thanksgiving Holiday and reopen on Saturday, November 30.

What our patrons are saying:

I really love the library. We use it often. I really appreciate the fact that the librarians in the youth area remember my kids when we come in.
David Kaufman and Lori Morris with newly added puzzles.

Eagle Scout Donates Unique Puzzles

On October 7, David Kaufman presented his Eagle Scout project to the Orion Township Public Library. David is part of Troop 186 out of St. Joseph’s in Lake Orion, under the leadership of Scout Master Steve Anderson. David’s project included ten beautiful and unique puzzles, plus a wooden shelving unit to store them. His project […]

Thinking Money for Kids - Logo

Thinking Money for Kids Traveling Exhibit: Oct 22 – Nov 23

The Orion Library will be hosting a traveling exhibition from October 22 through November 23 designed to teach kids and their families about money, thanks to a competitive national grant from the American Library Association (ALA) and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation. Thinking Money for Kids is a new multimedia experience for children ages 7 […]

ONTV presents Orion @ Your Library

Orion @ Your Library – September, October, and November 2019

In this episode: Community Conversations, Red Cross Blood Drive, Maker Space programs for the fall, Friends Book Sale, Local Author & Illustrator Fair, Intro to Knitting, Create with Your Crew, Cook the Book, Paranormal Michigan, MI Libraries for Life, Thinking Money for Kids, Team Trivia, International Games Day, Phil Hale Trio Jazz Concert, Michigan’s Forgotten […]

Artist Sarah Roberts and her Little Library at Friendship Park

Local Artist Wins Library Art Contest

Congratulations to artist Sarah Roberts of Rochester for winning the Orion Township Public Library and Orion Art Center Community Choice Contest for her Little Library Art Project in Friendship Park. See all of the newly-decorated Little Libraries at the following locations: Orion Oaks Dog ParkArtist – Julie Sugg Jesse Decker ParkArtist – Kelleny Peake Children’s […]

This Week's Featured Events

Toddler looking at a book with mother and father

Toddler Time

Monday, November 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

Monday, November 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.

Monday Evening Book Discussion

Monday, November 18 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

New members are always welcome for this monthly book discussion. 

  • Monday, September 16- Give me your Hand by Meg Abbott
  • Monday, October 21- Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
  • Monday, November 18 - Maid by Stephanie Land


Mother and baby reading board books

Itsy Bitsy Babies

Tuesday, November 19 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, November 19 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.

Geek Club

Tuesday, November 19 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • Teens

Geek Club is a casual hang-out for teens who enjoy anything from anime, comics, video games, board and card games, crazy YouTube clips and more! Even if you're curious, stop by and meet some new friends. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome.

One-on-One Technology Help for Seniors

Wednesday, November 20 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Location: Orion Center Library

Wednesdays, beginning 10 am at the Orion Center Library Branch, by appointment only 


 Seniors, do you need help with your computer, tablet, cell phone or other technical device? Do you need assistance with email, texting, surfing the internet or ebooks? Our volunteer technology expert, Dr. Bob Hazzard can help! Call the Orion Center Library Branch at (248) 639-6840 for more information or to make an appointment.

SNAP Storytime

Wednesday, November 20 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Adults

Adults with special needs and their caregivers can join us for stories, songs, movement and activities.

Friday, September 27 -Life Skills
Wednesday, November 20 -Holidays

Toddler looking at a book with mother and father

Toddler Time

Thursday, November 21 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, November 21 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.

Coloring and Coffee with the Classics

Thursday, November 21 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Orion Center Library

Treat yourself to some free time, color a page or two, and enjoy a cup of coffee while socializing and listening to calming classical music. Adult coloring sheets and pencils will be supplied.


No meeting December 26 or January 2

Thursday Afternoon Book Club

Thursday, November 21 from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • Adults


  • November 21 - "Delicious" by Ruth Reichl
  • December 19 - Bring your own favorite book!
  • January 16 - "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" by Jonathan Foer
  • February 20 - "The Indigo Girl" by Natasha Boyd

Senior Moments Activity Hour

Thursday, November 21 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: Orion Center Library

Join our weekly conversation group for some trivia, games and fellowship. Any senior is welcome to this fun, casual program.


No meeting December 26 or January 2

Drop-In Tech Help

Drop-in Tech Help

Thursday, November 21 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. Please sign in at the Customer Service Desk in the lobby upon arrival.

North Oakland Genealogical Society (NOGS)

Thursday, November 21 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

Anyone with an interest in genealogy and family history research is encouraged to attend!

Friday Family Storytime

Friday, November 22 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • All Ages

All Ages, limit 20

Storytime fun for all ages promoting early literacy with books, songs, activities and dancing!

Makerspace - Resin Mold Jewelry

Saturday, November 23 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Maker Space

  • Adults
  • Teens

Make a piece of custom jewelry with fun and easy resin mold techniques. Registration required.

Makerspace - Resin Mold Jewelry

Saturday, November 23 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Maker Space

  • Adults
  • Teens

Make a piece of custom jewelry with fun and easy resin mold techniques. Registration required.