The Orion Library will be closed at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, November 21 for the Thanksgiving Holiday and reopen on Saturday, November 24.

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Changes to Medicare for 2019

On October 23, representatives from the Area Agency on Aging 1-B were on hand to discuss the upcoming changes to Medicare taking effect in the near future. The presentation hand-out can be found here.

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ONTV presents Orion @ Your Library

Orion @ Your Library – November and December 2018

In this episode: Dragon Award Voting, Leadership Book Discussion, International Games Day, MI Works, Community Conversations, Writer’s Workshop, DIY Wine Charms, Who Was Trivia, Repair Cafe, Winter Workshop, Researching Your Family Tree, Perler Bead Art, Winter Fun, Cook the Book, Small Business Resources, Blood Drive, Tiny Tacos, Battle of the Books, Geek Club, ThinkLink After School, Dungeons and […]

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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

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 […]

This Week's Featured Events & Programs

Holiday Silent Basket Auction

Saturday, November 10 through Saturday, December 1

Plan a visit to the library in November to bid on holiday baskets which are themed around, and include a book. Baskets make a wonderful gift, so come check them out and get a start on your holiday shopping. Be sure to check back to make sure you will win the baskets you want. Bidding ends at 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 1st.

Book Bunch Book Club

Wednesday, November 14 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: Orion Center

  • Adults

All are welcome to join this lively book discussion held on the second Wednesday of the month at the Orion Center. Books for the following month will be available at each meeting.

November 14 The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
December 12 Your choice! Bring a treat and tell us about a book you loved this year


Wednesday, January 9 Calling Me Home by Julie Kibler
Wednesday, February 13 Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney  
Wednesday, March 13 Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
Wednesday, April 10 The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce


DIY Wine Charms

Wednesday, November 14 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Adults

Create a custom set of wine charms which will make the perfect gift or a great treat for yourself.  Register online.

Writers' Workshop

Wednesday, November 14 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room


Meet the second Wednesday of each month and join a group of like-minded writers to learn from each other, share ideas, and practice your writing skills.


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Toddler Time

Thursday, November 15 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 15 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, November 15 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • Adults

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

Thursday, February 21 The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman
Thursday, March 21 Artemis by Andy Weir
Thursday, April 18 Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward


Drop-In Tech Help

Drop-In One-on-One Technology Help

Thursday, November 15 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.

Doggone Readers with Henry 5:30

Tuesday, November 20 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

Tuesday, November 20 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

Tuesday, November 20 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

Tuesday, November 20 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 6:30

Tuesday, November 20 from 6:31 PM to 6:45 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 6:45

Tuesday, November 20 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.