Library News

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 […]

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Warrior woman riding a fire breathing dragon.

Discount Tickets to the 2019 Michigan Renaissance Festival

TLN has once again partnered with the Michigan Renaissance Festival to offer discount tickets to library users. This year’s festival will be held Weekends and Labor Day from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, August 17 through September 29, rain or shine. Discount tickets can be purchased through Michigan Activity Pass or from the Michigan Renaissance […]

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Orion Living Magazine Cover

The “Library Link” is Dead. Long Live “Orion Living.”

Our Library Link newsletter is now a part of the new Orion Living magazine, a collaboration between Orion Township, the Orion Township Public Library, Lake Orion Community Schools, the Lake Orion Downtown Development Authority, and the Orion Area Chamber of Commerce. Orion Living will be released quarterly. You can find links to the latest complete […]

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New Partners Added to the Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)

Check out the expanded list Michigan Activity Pass participants, including the Belleville Area Museum (Belleville), the Negaunee Historical Society Museum (Negaunee), Historic White Pine Village (Ludington), and the Port of Ludington Maritime Museum (Ludington). Discover hundreds of Michigan’s cultural destinations and natural attractions with your Orion Library card! You can “check out” FREE or discounted […]

Cutting the Cord - Watch Video Programs on Your Terms

Cutting the Cord

The library hosted a Cutting the Cord program this past Wednesday. Due to popular demand, the library will be repeating the program this fall. In the meantime, if you have questions on the subject, please refer to this Cutting the Cord PDF which contains all of the information presented at the program. You are also […]

Emagine Theatre - Rochester Hills

Movie Mondays at Emagine Theatre

The Library Network (TLN) and Emagine Entertainment have partnered to make discount tickets and popcorn available to library card holders. Present your valid library card at the Emagine ticket counter on the first Monday of every month and receive an $8 movie ticket and 44oz popcorn. Discounted Movie Monday tickets will be available through December […]

Cub Scout Pack 128 Den 10

Pack 128 Den 10 Helps with Little Libraries

Cub Scout Pack 128 Den 10 from Webber Elementary school recently completed a volunteer service project with the Orion Library’s Little Libraries. After learning about how the library gives back to the community, each cub scout took gently used books to a Little Library in the community to stock them up. Great job boys!

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 […]

We need YOUR help!

Four years ago, the Orion Township Public Library (OTPL) created a Strategic Plan, with help from the community. That plan ends this year in 2017, and OTPL is proud to say that many initiatives from that plan have been completed. Interior renovations, the addition of self-checkout, and the creation of new collections and programs, among […]