Events

Building Bridges

Thursday, June 29 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • K - 5

Discover some of the world's most famous bridges then use materials provided and experiment with designing and building your own bridge. Which one will be the longest? Which will be strongest?

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, June 29 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 Aizlyn

Thursday, June 29 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • K - 5

Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-693-3002 to register for this program. Practice your reading skills with the lovable Aizlyn. 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.

Phone, Mail, and e-Scams

Thursday, June 29 from 6:30 PM to 7:15 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens

Learn the telltale signs of scams prevalent in phone calls, mail, email, and texts, along with steps to take to minimize your risk of being victimized. Program courtesy of the State of Michigan Attorney General's office.

Outdoor Yoga a@ the Library

Thursday, June 29 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Reading Garden

  • Adults
  • Teens

Enjoy yoga outside in nature! Whether you are a beginner or experienced Yogi, join us as yoga instructor Renee Westcott leads a series of three Hatha yoga classes outside in the beautiful natural setting surrounding our building. Teens and adults may drop-in, no registration necessary. Please bring a towel or yoga mat. In case of rain, the classes will be held indoors.

EXCEL Volunteer Group

Friday, June 30 from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • Adults
  • 21+

Weekly book & material washing.

Minion Madness

Friday, June 30 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • K - 5

Celebrate the new Despicable Me movie with some minion madness. We will have games, crafts, snacks, and activities centered on our favorite henchmen, minions!

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, July 3 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

  • Adults

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.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, July 3 from 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, July 3 from 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, July 3 from 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, July 3 from 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, July 5 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room B

  • Adults

ESL conversation group is held every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am. The group is open to all who wish to practice their English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. The topics vary widely, and it is a great learning experience as well as an opportunity to meet people.

Doggone Readers with Bear

Wednesday, July 5 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • K - 5

Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-693-3002 to register for this program. Practice your reading skills with the lovable Bear. 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.

Drop-In Tabletop Gaming for Adults & Teens

Thursday, July 6 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • Adults
  • Teens

Game lovers of all abilities are welcome to try the newest tabletop games, along with classic board games and card games. Drop in and meet up with other like-minded gamers!

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, July 6 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.

Outdoor Yoga a@ the Library

Thursday, July 6 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Reading Garden

  • Adults
  • Teens

Enjoy yoga outside in nature! Whether you are a beginner or experienced Yogi, join us as yoga instructor Renee Westcott leads a series of three Hatha yoga classes outside in the beautiful natural setting surrounding our building. Teens and adults may drop-in, no registration necessary. Please bring a towel or yoga mat. In case of rain, the classes will be held indoors.

Project Kidsight:Lions Club Vision Screening

Saturday, July 8 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • All Ages

Lions Club partnering with the library to offer vision screening free of charge to patrons at the library ages 6 mo. to 5 years old

Lego@the Library

Saturday, July 8 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • K - 5

Calling all builders! Drop in for a fun and creative time using our colorful bricks to make an amazing object!

Summer TableTop Game Day

Saturday, July 8 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • All Ages

Gamers of all ages and skill levels are welcome to drop in and enjoy a wide variety of games. We will have board games, card games, and more, so be sure to bring the whole family!

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, July 10 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

  • Adults

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.

Teddy Bear's Picnic

Monday, July 10 from 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • 1 - 2 Years
  • 3 - 6 Years

Celebrate Teddy Bear’s Picnic Day with stories, songs, and a craft! Bring your favorite teddy bear or stuffed animal friend and a blanket. Teddy Grahams and Lemonade will be served.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, July 10 from 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, July 10 from 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, July 10 from 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, July 10 from 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

Orion Historical Society

Monday, July 10 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • Students

Monthly meeting to discuss ongoing local history projects.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, July 11 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

  • Adults

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.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, July 11 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens

Come and join other needle artists to work on projects and enjoy each other’s company! No registration needed, just bring your project and drop in!

Picture of string art

String Art

Tuesday, July 11 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • Adults
  • Teens

All you need is some wood, nails, a hammer and some string to create a beautiful piece of string art. All supplies provided. Teens and adults register online.

Dragon Summer Nights

Tuesday, July 11 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • K - 1

Are you a K-12 student? Struggling to find a new series or an engaging new book? Lake Orion teachers and OTPL librarians will be your "shopping" consultants, helping you to find a good read. Books in a Bag will be available on loan for incoming first graders. While at the library, please remember to log in your summer reading hours with a librarian.

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, July 12 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room B

  • Adults

ESL conversation group is held every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am. The group is open to all who wish to practice their English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. The topics vary widely, and it is a great learning experience as well as an opportunity to meet people.

Doggone Readers with Bear- CANCELLED

Wednesday, July 12 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • K - 5

Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-693-3002 to register for this program. Practice your reading skills with the lovable Bear. 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.

Book Bunch Book Club

Wednesday, July 12 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Off Site - Orion Center

  • Senior Citizens
  • Adults

The group will be discussing the book "The End of Your Life Book Club" by Will Schwalbe. The next title to be read for August will be "The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper" by Phaedra Patrick.

Stories in the Park

Thursday, July 13 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Off Site - Children's Park

  • All Ages

We are excited to take story time on the road. Join us this summer at Children's Park to hear some fun stories and songs. There is nothing like a fun time with friends at the park. We hope to see you there!

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, July 13 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 Aizlyn

Thursday, July 13 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • K - 5

Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-693-3002 to register for this program. Practice your reading skills with the lovable Aizlyn. 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.

Quilting Group

Thursday, July 13 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens

All quilters are welcome to come to the library and share their projects, expertise, and company with fellow quilters. All levels of quilting skill are welcome! The group meets twice a month, on the 2nd and 4th Thursday.

Outdoor Yoga a@ the Library

Thursday, July 13 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Reading Garden

  • Adults
  • Teens

Enjoy yoga outside in nature! Whether you are a beginner or experienced Yogi, join us as yoga instructor Renee Westcott leads a series of three Hatha yoga classes outside in the beautiful natural setting surrounding our building. Teens and adults may drop-in, no registration necessary. Please bring a towel or yoga mat. In case of rain, the classes will be held indoors.

EXCEL Group Volunteers

Friday, July 14 from 12:45 PM to 4:15 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • 21+
  • Adults

Weekly material washing.

Family Book Bingo

Friday, July 14 from 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • Families

Play traditional bingo and win books! Bring your whole family for a free, fun-filled time. Both caregivers and children will go home with a free book.

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, July 17 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

  • Adults

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.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, July 17 from 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, July 17 from 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, July 17 from 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, July 17 from 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

Build an Imaginary Pet Shelter

Monday, July 17 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • K - 5

Have you ever wanted a dragon or a unicorn but don't have a place to keep them? Drop in and make a home for your favorite imaginary creature! Just bring your creativity and start building!

Nonfiction Book Discussion @ Crates Coffee

Monday, July 17 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Off Site

  • Adults
  • Students
  • Senior Citizens

Come discuss a popular nonfiction title over coffee at Crates, located south of Clarkston Rd. on M24. Call the reference desk at 248-693-3001 to find out this month's book.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, July 18 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

  • Adults

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.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, July 18 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens

Come and join other needle artists to work on projects and enjoy each other’s company! No registration needed, just bring your project and drop in!

Baby & Me Play Time

Tuesday, July 18 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Infant to Walking with Caregiver

A special time for babies and caregivers to play together and make new friends.

Dragon Summer Nights

Tuesday, July 18 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • K - 1

Are you a K-12 student? Struggling to find a new series or an engaging new book? Lake Orion teachers and OTPL librarians will be your "shopping" consultants, helping you to find a good read. Books in a Bag will be available on loan for incoming first graders. While at the library, please remember to log in your summer reading hours with a librarian.

Game On! Outdoor Games

Tuesday, July 18 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Reading Garden

  • K - 5

During the school year, you can drop into the Youth room for a fun evening of playing games. We have board and card games, checkers, and chess. This summer we will shake things up with special sessions of Game On! Tonight, join us in the library’s backyard to play outdoor games like Ring Toss, Freeze Tag, Hopscotch, and more!

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Geek Club

Tuesday, July 18 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • Teens
  • Students

The Geek Club is a casual hang-out night for teens who enjoy anything from anime, comics, Doctor Who, video 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!

Let's Build!

Wednesday, July 19 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • 2 - 5 Years

Listen to a story and have fun building with wooden blocks, LEGO Duplo, and pattern puzzles!

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, July 19 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room B

  • Adults

ESL conversation group is held every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am. The group is open to all who wish to practice their English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. The topics vary widely, and it is a great learning experience as well as an opportunity to meet people.

Doggone Readers with Bear

Wednesday, July 19 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • K - 5

Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-693-3002 to register for this program. Practice your reading skills with the lovable Bear. 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.

Thursday Afternoon Book Club

Thursday, July 20 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • Senior Citizens
  • Adults

The group will be discussing the book "The End of Your Life Book Club" by Will Schwalbe. The next title to be read for August will be "The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper" by Phaedra Patrick.

Lollipop Day

Thursday, July 20 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • K - 5

Celebrate National Lollipop Day at the library. We will make cake pops, lollipop flowers and other sweet surprises!

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, July 20 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.

Library Board Meeting

Thursday, July 20 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Conference Room

  • Adults

Library Board Meeting

Make your own a MI Pillow

Saturday, July 22 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Location: Computer Lab

  • Adults
  • Teens

At this makerspace workshop you will learn how to use a Cricut machine to create a Michigan themed pillow. The library will provide materials but you can bring your own fabric for a personalized touch. Registration is required.

Doggone Readers with Aizlyn

Saturday, July 22 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Youth Department

  • K - 5

Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-693-3002 to register for this program. Practice your reading skills with the lovable Aizlyn. 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.

Kindermusik

Monday, July 24 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • 0 - 5 Years

Sessions are available for infants through age 5, drop in
9:30-10:00a - age 0-18 months
10:15-10:45a - age 18 months-3yrs
11:00-11:30a - age 3-5yrs
Children and parents join in the creative experience of Kindermusik’s blend of singing, dancing and musical activities. These programs are led by Kindermusik instructors from the Clarkston Conservatory.

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, July 24 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

  • Adults

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.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, July 24 from 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, July 24 from 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, July 24 from 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, July 24 from 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

Dine, Drink & Discuss

Monday, July 24 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

  • Adults

New members are always welcome for the monthly book discussions at the CJs, located in downtown Lake Orion. To reserve a copy of this month's book, stop by or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-693-3001.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, July 25 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

  • Adults

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.

Cardboard Challenge

Tuesday, July 25 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • K - 5

Be creative and have fun building with different cardboard challenges!

Dragon Summer Nights

Tuesday, July 25 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • K - 1

Are you a K-12 student? Struggling to find a new series or an engaging new book? Lake Orion teachers and OTPL librarians will be your "shopping" consultants, helping you to find a good read. Books in a Bag will be available on loan for incoming first graders. While at the library, please remember to log in your summer reading hours with a librarian.

Past and present US-Russian relations

Tuesday, July 25 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

  • Adults
  • Teens

Join Wayne State History Professor Aaron Retish as he discusses the recent history of US-Russian relations and outlook for the future.

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, July 26 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room B

  • Adults

ESL conversation group is held every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am. The group is open to all who wish to practice their English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. The topics vary widely, and it is a great learning experience as well as an opportunity to meet people.

Doggone Readers with Bear

Wednesday, July 26 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • K - 5

Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-693-3002 to register for this program. Practice your reading skills with the lovable Bear. 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.

Stories in the park

Thursday, July 27 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Off Site - Children's Park

  • All Ages

We are excited to take story time on the road. Join us this summer at Children's Park to hear some fun stories and songs. There is nothing like a fun time with friends at the park. We hope to see you there!

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, July 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.

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Intro to Calligraphy

Thursday, July 27 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • Teens
  • Students

The library is excited to welcome Leah Moss, a professional calligrapher. This hands-on class will teach participants the basics of calligraphy using a variety of different tools. Participants will make and take a final decorative piece incorporating lettering. Teens and adults register online.

Doggone Readers with Aizlyn

Thursday, July 27 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • K - 5

Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-693-3002 to register for this program. Practice your reading skills with the lovable Aizlyn. 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.

Quilting Group

Thursday, July 27 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens

All quilters are welcome to come to the library and share their projects, expertise, and company with fellow quilters. All levels of quilting skill are welcome! The group meets twice a month, on the 2nd and 4th Thursday.

EXCEL Group Volunteers

Friday, July 28 from 12:45 PM to 4:15 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • Adults
  • 21+

Weekly material washing.

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Harry Potter Day

Saturday, July 29 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • All Ages

All ages, drop in
Come and celebrate the magic of the wizard world! All ages are welcome to drop in and eat snacks, create crafts, enjoy activities, watch a movie, and share in the enjoyment of all things Harry Potter! Come in costume for a chance to win a special prize.

10:00a-12:00p – Youth crafts and activities
10:00a-12:00p – Teen crafts and activities
12:30p-1:30p – Tonks and the Aurors Wizard Rock Band concert
2:00p-4:30p – Special showing of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Project Kidsight:Lions Club Vision Screening

Saturday, July 29 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • 0 - 5 Years

Lions Club partnering with the library to offer vision screening free of charge to patrons at the library ages 6 mo. to 5 years old

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, July 31 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

  • Adults

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.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, July 31 from 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, July 31 from 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, July 31 from 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, July 31 from 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

Cook the Book

Monday, July 31 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room B

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens

You select and make a recipe from Fiesta at Ricks, Mexican Everyday, or Mexican Kitchen by Rick Bayless, bring enough to share, and meet to discuss and sample recipes from that month’s cookbooks. Cookbooks will be available at the reference desk, or can be requested through MeLCat

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, August 1 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

  • Adults

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.

Edible Architecture

Tuesday, August 1 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • 8 Years and Up

What can you build just using food? How tall of a tower can you make? Can you make a famous structure out of marshmallows? Stretch your imagination and your engineering skills with this hands-on delicious activity.

Dragon Summer Nights

Tuesday, August 1 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • K - 1

Are you a K-12 student? Struggling to find a new series or an engaging new book? Lake Orion teachers and OTPL librarians will be your "shopping" consultants, helping you to find a good read. Books in a Bag will be available on loan for incoming first graders. While at the library, please remember to log in your summer reading hours with a librarian.

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Geek Club

Tuesday, August 1 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • Teens
  • Students

The Geek Club is a casual hang-out night for teens who enjoy anything from anime, comics, Doctor Who, video 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!

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, August 2 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room B

  • Adults

ESL conversation group is held every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am. The group is open to all who wish to practice their English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. The topics vary widely, and it is a great learning experience as well as an opportunity to meet people.

Outdoor Fun

Wednesday, August 2 from 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Location: Meeting Room A

  • 2 - 5 Years

Listen to a story in the amphitheater behind the library, followed by playtime with sidewalk chalk and bubbles, and more!

Drop-In Tabletop Gaming for Adults & Teens

Thursday, August 3 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • Adults
  • Teens

Game lovers of all abilities are welcome to try the newest tabletop games, along with classic board games and card games. Drop in and meet up with other like-minded gamers!

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, August 3 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.

Lego@the Library

Saturday, August 5 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • K - 5

Calling all builders! Drop in for a fun and creative time using our colorful bricks to make an amazing object!

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, August 7 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

  • Adults

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.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, August 7 from 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, August 7 from 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, August 7 from 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, August 7 from 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

Build an Enchanted Garden

Monday, August 7 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • K - 5

Build a miniature garden with whimsical dwellings, real plants, and other natural items. We will go on a quick nature walk to gather some of our supplies before we make our enchanted gardens!

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, August 8 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

  • Adults

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.

Super Sand Crafts

Tuesday, August 8 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • K - 5

Make your own kinetic sand, and create fun decorations with colored sand!

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Aromatherapy Candle Making

Tuesday, August 8 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • Adults
  • Teens

The library will provide all supplies to make custom candles including the wax, essential oils to help with energy or relaxation and other decorations. Teens and adults register online.

Dragon Summer Nights

Tuesday, August 8 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • K - 1

Are you a K-12 student? Struggling to find a new series or an engaging new book? Lake Orion teachers and OTPL librarians will be your "shopping" consultants, helping you to find a good read. Books in a Bag will be available on loan for incoming first graders. While at the library, please remember to log in your summer reading hours with a librarian.

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, August 9 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room B

  • Adults

ESL conversation group is held every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am. The group is open to all who wish to practice their English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. The topics vary widely, and it is a great learning experience as well as an opportunity to meet people.

Doggone Readers with Bear

Wednesday, August 9 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • K - 5

Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-693-3002 to register for this program. Practice your reading skills with the lovable Bear. 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.

Book Bunch Book Club

Wednesday, August 9 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Off Site - Orion Center

  • Senior Citizens
  • Adults

The group will be discussing the book "The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper" by Phaedra Patrick.

Kindermusik

Thursday, August 10 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • 0 - 5 Years

Sessions are available for infants through age 5, drop in
9:30-10:00a - age 0-18 months
10:15-10:45a - age 18 months-3yrs
11:00-11:30a - age 3-5yrs
Children and parents join in the creative experience of Kindermusik’s blend of singing, dancing and musical activities. These programs are led by Kindermusik instructors from the Clarkston Conservatory.

Thursday Afternoon Book Club

Thursday, August 10 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • Senior Citizens
  • Adults

The Book Club will be meeting the second Thursday of August instead of the third week. The group will be discussing the book "The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper" by Phaedra Patrick.

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, August 10 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 Aizlyn

Thursday, August 10 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • K - 5

Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-693-3002 to register for this program. Practice your reading skills with the lovable Aizlyn. 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.

Quilting Group

Thursday, August 10 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens

All quilters are welcome to come to the library and share their projects, expertise, and company with fellow quilters. All levels of quilting skill are welcome! The group meets twice a month, on the 2nd and 4th Thursday.

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Overnight Lock-In

Friday, August 11 - All Day

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • Teens
  • Students

If you participated in the teen summer reading program this year students going into 6th grade through 12th grade are eligible to attend the Overnight Lock-In! Parents drop off teens at 9:30p and pick them up at 6:00a. We will watch movies, play video games and capture the flag, create crafts, enjoy a midnight sundae bar and much more! There is an optional midnight pickup for parents if their teen isn’t staying all night. Dress comfortably!

Project Kidsight:Lions Club Vision Screening

Saturday, August 12 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • 0 - 5 Years

Lions Club partnering with the library to offer vision screening free of charge to patrons at the library age 6 mo. to 5 years old

Summer Reading Finale - Magic Show

Saturday, August 12 from 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • All Ages

Jason Abbott a great local magician will be performing a spectacular show that you will not want to miss. Immediately after the show the grand prize winner drawing will occur.

Grand Prize Drawing for Youth

Saturday, August 12 from 11:50 AM to 12:05 PM

  • All Ages

Any child who has completed 12 hours (720 minutes) in the Build a Better World Reading Program is eligible for prizes in our Grand Prize Drawing. Each child must have completed and entered their hours by August 12 before the drawing. Participants must be present to win a prize.

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, August 14 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

  • Adults

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.

DNR Hunter Safety

Monday, August 14 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • Students
  • Adults

DNR Hunter Safety

Baby & Me Play Time

Monday, August 14 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Infant to Walking with Caregiver

A special time for babies and caregivers to play together and make new friends.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, August 14 from 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, August 14 from 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, August 14 from 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, August 14 from 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

Orion Historical Society

Monday, August 14 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • Students

Monthly meeting to discuss ongoing local history projects.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, August 15 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

  • Adults

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.

DNR Hunter Safety

Tuesday, August 15 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • Students
  • Adults

DNR Hunter Safety

Dragon Summer Nights

Tuesday, August 15 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • K - 1

Are you a K-12 student? Struggling to find a new series or an engaging new book? Lake Orion teachers and OTPL librarians will be your "shopping" consultants, helping you to find a good read. Books in a Bag will be available on loan for incoming first graders. While at the library, please remember to log in your summer reading hours with a librarian.

Game On! Featured Favorites

Tuesday, August 15 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Youth Department

  • K - 5

During the school year, you can drop into the Youth room for a fun evening of playing games. We have board and card games, checkers, and chess. This summer we will shake things up with special sessions of Game On! Tonight, we will play classic favorites like Sorry, UNO, Connect Four, and Battleship, along with fun games from the library’s Game Day collection.

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Geek Club

Tuesday, August 15 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • Teens
  • Students

The Geek Club is a casual hang-out night for teens who enjoy anything from anime, comics, Doctor Who, video 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!

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, August 16 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room B

  • Adults

ESL conversation group is held every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am. The group is open to all who wish to practice their English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. The topics vary widely, and it is a great learning experience as well as an opportunity to meet people.

Doggone Readers with Bear

Wednesday, August 16 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • K - 5

Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-693-3002 to register for this program. Practice your reading skills with the lovable Bear. 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.

Pick Up STEAM - Bubbles

Thursday, August 17 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • 3 - 6 Years

Pick up STEAM is a preschool friendly science, math, and learning series. This session we will look at bubbles. There will be experiments, fun, crafts, and math all centered these transparent circles.

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, August 17 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.

Library Board Meeting

Thursday, August 17 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Conference Room

  • Adults

Library Board Meeting

Monday Next Chapter Book Club

Monday, August 21 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

  • Adults

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.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, August 21 from 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, August 21 from 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, August 21 from 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

One-on-one Technology Help

Monday, August 21 from 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Study Room 2

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Ages

Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. You can sign up on your own now! Chose a topic from the list and sign up for 30 minutes of personalized tech help. If you don’t see your topic, or want help with something more complex, come see Eric on Thursday. Please note: one device at a time, multiple attendees are okay if learning on same device.

Monday Evening Book Discussion

Monday, August 21 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room B

  • Adults

The book that we will be discussing this month is Lilac Girls, by Martha Hall Kelly. Everyone is welcome, no registration required.

Tuesday Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesday, August 22 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Off Site - CJ's Lakeside Grill

  • Adults

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.

Needle Arts Circle

Tuesday, August 22 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens

Come and join other needle artists to work on projects and enjoy each other’s company! No registration needed, just bring your project and drop in!

Dragon Summer Nights

Tuesday, August 22 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • K - 1

Are you a K-12 student? Struggling to find a new series or an engaging new book? Lake Orion teachers and OTPL librarians will be your "shopping" consultants, helping you to find a good read. Books in a Bag will be available on loan for incoming first graders. While at the library, please remember to log in your summer reading hours with a librarian.

ESL Conversation Group

Wednesday, August 23 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room B

  • Adults

ESL conversation group is held every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am. The group is open to all who wish to practice their English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. The topics vary widely, and it is a great learning experience as well as an opportunity to meet people.

Clean Out the Closet Crafts

Thursday, August 24 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • All Ages

We are cleaning out the closet after a summer of fun. Drop in and create a project all your own from some of our remnants. Let's clean and create!

Drop-In One-on-one Technology Help

Thursday, August 24 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 Aizlyn

Thursday, August 24 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • K - 5

Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-693-3002 to register for this program. Practice your reading skills with the lovable Aizlyn. 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.

Quilting Group

Thursday, August 24 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • Adults
  • Senior Citizens

All quilters are welcome to come to the library and share their projects, expertise, and company with fellow quilters. All levels of quilting skill are welcome! The group meets twice a month, on the 2nd and 4th Thursday.

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