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Call-In: Weekly Meditation Sessions @ the Library

Location: Virtual

  • Adults

New meditations every week - Relaxation is just a phone call or click away. Learn and practice meditation with our free dial-in program, facilitated by local RYT 200 & Yoga Therapy instructor Jess Dues, owner of Pushna Wellness https://pushnawellness.com/. Dial (248) 287-8028 anytime to access each session. Sessions will change weekly focusing on a different calming topic. Patrons will be able to access past weeks' meditations online with our Meditation YouTube Playlist.

Virtual: Caricature Drawing courtesy of Alex Thomas and Friends

Location: Virtual

  • Teens
  • Families

Learn to draw fun caricatures of some of your favorite characters led by a puppet instructor! Whether you are just beginning or more advanced, this workshop will teach you the tips, tricks, and techniques of caricature drawing! This program will be available from Sunday 2/14-Saturday 2/20. The link will be available below, and on the library website home page. Have Fun!!

Virtual: Abraham Lincoln: A New Birth of Freedom

Location: Virtual

  • Adults
  • Teens

Join us for a virtual presentation as Kevin Wood portrays President Abraham Lincoln, one of our nation's most beloved and esteemed historical fictions. This presentation will cover the entire period from Independence through the Civil War, especially the 12 turbulent years from 1854-1865. It also includes Mr. Lincoln's inspiring personal story. Program will be available for one week.

Dial-a-Story: for adults

Location: Virtual

Simply call us to listen to essays, short stories, or poetry read by library staff. Every week a new reading is posted so that you can listen anytime from anywhere that works for you! To access Dial-a-Story for Adults call (248) 287-8028.

Take and Make: Marshmallow Mania!

Thursday, January 21 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

  • Preschool

Who doesn't love a good marshmallow? This STEAM kit is full of marshmallow crafts and activities that are sure to please. All Take and Make supplies for youth, teen, and adult programs will be available on a first come, first served basis starting at 9:30 am on the day of the program.

 

Take and Make: Stranger Things Perler Beads

Saturday, January 23 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

  • Teens
  • High School Age
  • Middle School Age

For all you Stranger Things fans waiting for season 4, here is a craft to get you through the dark days waiting for your favorite characters to come back to the screen. Perler bead holiday light pattern! All Take and Make supplies for youth, teen, and adult programs will be available on a first come, first served basis starting at 9:30 am on the day of the program in the library lobby.

Virtual: Toddler Time

Monday, January 25 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Virtual

  • Toddlers

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs, and rhymes. Registration required. Please register by 5pm on by the day before program to receive Zoom link. Link will be sent out at least one half hour before the program.

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Virtual: Dine, Drink & Discuss Book Discussion

Monday, January 25 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Virtual

  • Adults

Dine, Drink & Discuss fourth Mondays @ 7 pm, for the winter quarter, this group will be meeting online.  No December Meeting.

  • Mon, Jan 25: The Guest List by Lucy Foley
  • Mon, Feb 22: Untamed by Glennon Doyle
Orion Library is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Dine, Drink & Discuss Book Discussion
Time: Jan 25, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Virtual: Itsy Bitsy Babies

Tuesday, January 26 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Virtual

  • Babies

Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme, and repetition. First time baby attendees will receive a welcome bag! Registration required. Please register by 5pm on by the day before program to receive Zoom link. Link will be sent out at least one half hour before the program.

Virtual: Preschool Pals

Wednesday, January 27 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Virtual

  • Preschool

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement, and creative expression. Registration required. Please register by 5pm on by the day before program to receive Zoom link. Link will be sent out at least one half hour before the program.

Virtual: English Language Learning Conversation Group

Wednesday, January 27 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Virtual

  • Adults

ELL conversation 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.  


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Take and Make - Do You Want to Build a Snowman

Saturday, January 30 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

  • All Ages

Who doesn't want to build a snowman? These fun crafts will help you create some adorable snowmen regardless if there is snow outside.    All Take and Make supplies for youth, teen, and adult programs will be available on a first come, first served basis starting at 9:30 am on the day of the program.

Virtual: Toddler Time

Monday, February 1 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Virtual

  • Toddlers

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs, and rhymes. Registration required. Please register by 5pm on by the day before program to receive Zoom link. Link will be sent out at least one half hour before the program.

Virtual: Cook the Book

Monday, February 1 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Virtual

  • Adults

Mon | Dec 7 | 7 pm  | Sister Pie, by Lisa Luwinski
Mon | Feb 1 | 7pm | My Prairie Cookbook, by Melissa Gilbert
You select and prepare a recipe from the cookbooks chosen, and  meet virtually to discuss the recipes from that month's cookbooks. Please either put on hold or inter-loan your own copy of the cookbook for each meeting; call (248) 693-3001 if you need assistance acquiring a cookbook.

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Virtual: Itsy Bitsy Babies

Tuesday, February 2 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Virtual

  • Babies

Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme, and repetition. First time baby attendees will receive a welcome bag! Registration required. Please register by 5pm on by the day before program to receive Zoom link. Link will be sent out at least one half hour before the program.

Virtual: Geek Club

Tuesday, February 2 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

  • 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.

Orion Reference is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Geek Club
Time: Feb 2, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Virtual: Preschool Pals

Wednesday, February 3 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Virtual

  • Preschool

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement, and creative expression. Registration required. Please register by 5pm on by the day before program to receive Zoom link. Link will be sent out at least one half hour before the program.

Virtual: English Language Learning Conversation Group

Wednesday, February 3 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Virtual

  • Adults

ELL conversation 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.  


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Take and Make - Celebrate Black History Month

Thursday, February 4 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

  • Elementary Age

Learn together about some famous Black Americans with activities and crafts.    All Take and Make supplies for youth, teen, and adult programs will be available on a first come, first served basis starting at 9:30 am on the day of the program.

Take and Make: Lara Jean Inspired Valentines Day Craft

Saturday, February 6 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

  • Teens
  • High School Age
  • Middle School Age

Valentines day is coming up, lets celebrate Lara Jean style! You do not need a Peter Kavinski in your life to tackle this craft, from friends to grandparents all will love this handmade valentine! All Take and Make supplies for youth, teen, and adult programs will be available on a first come, first served basis starting at 9:30 am on the day of the program in the library lobby.

Virtual: Bounce & Boogie

Saturday, February 6 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Virtual

  • All Ages

A virtual music and movement-based program just for ages 0-5! Join us as we dance, groove, jump, and move to our favorite songs and rhymes on Zoom! Please register with a valid email address by Friday, February 5th at 5pm to receive a Zoom link.

Virtual: Toddler Time

Monday, February 8 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Virtual

  • Toddlers

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs, and rhymes. Registration required. Please register by 5pm on by the day before program to receive Zoom link. Link will be sent out at least one half hour before the program.

Virtual: Communicating Effectively with Individuals with Dementia

Monday, February 8 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Virtual

As people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias progress in their journey and the ability to use words is lost, families need new ways to connect. Join Debra Archer from The Alzheimer's Association to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer's and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.


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Virtual: Sleepy Storytime

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

Location: Virtual

  • Preschool

A virtual bedtime story brought to your house! All you need is your jammies, blankie, and favorite stuffed animal for some evening storytime fun! Please register with a valid email address by Sunday, February 7th at 5pm to receive the video link.

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Virtual: Orion Historical Society (OHS)

Monday, February 8 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Virtual

  • Adults

Come to an OHS meeting to learn about our township's history and work on projects to preserve the past.  Newcomers are always welcome!  For the winter quarter this group will met online.


Orion Reference is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: OHS
Time: Feb 8, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Virtual: Itsy Bitsy Babies

Tuesday, February 9 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Virtual

  • Babies

Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme, and repetition. First time baby attendees will receive a welcome bag! Registration required. Please register by 5pm on by the day before program to receive Zoom link. Link will be sent out at least one half hour before the program.

Virtual: Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group

Tuesday, February 9 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Virtual

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This monthly support group for individuals who care for those with Alzheimer's disease and other related dementia will be led by a trained facilitator and sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association. Participate in a support group meeting and hear from others who really understand.

Virtual: Michigan Works Appointments

Tuesday, February 9 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Virtual: Michigan Works 2nd Tuesdays | Dec 8, Jan 12, Feb 9 | 1-3 pm

Oakland County Michigan Works! Pontiac will assist you with upcoming workshops, youth and adult programs, resume ideas, job searches, interview skills and much more. They can point you in the right direction for inquiries about local resources. Contact Beth Sheridan, esheridan@orionlibrary.org or 248 693-3000 ext 411 to set up your ZOOM appointment with a staff member from Michigan Works.

Virtual: Preschool Pals

Wednesday, February 10 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Virtual

  • Preschool

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement, and creative expression. Registration required. Please register by 5pm on by the day before program to receive Zoom link. Link will be sent out at least one half hour before the program.

Virtual: English Language Learning Conversation Group

Wednesday, February 10 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Virtual

  • Adults

ELL conversation 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.  


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Virtual: Book Bunch Book Club

Wednesday, February 10 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Virtual

All are welcome to join this lively book discussion held on the second Wednesday of the month. 


Wed, Dec 9: Virgil Wander by Leif Enger
Wed, Jan 13: The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
Wed, Feb 10: The Peculiar Miracles of Antoinette Martin by Stephanie Knipper

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Virtual: Writer's Workshop

Wednesday, February 10 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Virtual

  • Adults
  • Teens

Meet the second Wednesday of each month and connect with a group of likeminded writers to learn from each other, share ideas, and practice your writing skills. For the winter quarter this group will meet online.


Orion Reference is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Writer's Workshop
Time: Feb 10, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Take and Make: Chinese New Year

Thursday, February 11 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

  • Families
  • Elementary Age

Celebrate the Year of the Ox with these fun Chinese New Year crafts. All Take and Make supplies for youth, teen, and adult programs will be available on a first come, first served basis starting at 9:30 am on the day of the program.

Virtual: SENSEsational Storytime

Friday, February 12 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Location: Virtual

  • All Ages

A virtual storytime that is a welcoming, interactive environment designed for children with special needs and sensory seeking kids. Please register with a valid email address by Thursday, February 11th at 5pm to receive a Zoom link.

Take and Make: Yarn Wrapped Love Sign

Saturday, February 13 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

  • Adults

Learn to make a yarn wrapped "Love" sign for Valentine's Day with Creativebug.com. All Take and Make supplies for youth, teen, and adult programs will be available on a first come, first served basis starting at 9:30 am on the day of the program in the library lobby.

Take and Make - Spread the Love

Saturday, February 13 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

  • All Ages

Create some fun love inspired crafts that you can share with those around you.   All Take and Make supplies for youth, teen, and adult programs will be available on a first come, first served basis starting at 9:30 am on the day of the program.

Virtual: Toddler Time

Monday, February 15 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Virtual

  • Toddlers

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs, and rhymes. Registration required. Please register by 5pm on by the day before program to receive Zoom link. Link will be sent out at least one half hour before the program.

Virtual: Monday Evening Book Discussion

Monday, February 15 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Virtual

  • Adults

New members are always welcome for this monthly book discussion!


Mon, Dec 21: Lillian Boxfish takes a Walk, by Kathleen Rooney
Mon, Jan 18: As Bright as Heaven, by Susan Meissner
Mon, Feb 15: The Tattooist of Auschwitz, by Heather Morris 

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Take and Make: No-Sew Sock Worms

Tuesday, February 16 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

  • Elementary Age
  • Families

Calling all book worms! Pick up a kit to create an adorable stuffed worm. No sewing skills required. All Take and Make supplies for youth, teen, and adult programs will be available on a first come, first served basis starting at 9:30 am on the day of the program.

Virtual: Itsy Bitsy Babies

Tuesday, February 16 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Virtual

  • Babies

Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme, and repetition. First time baby attendees will receive a welcome bag! Registration required. Please register by 5pm on by the day before program to receive Zoom link. Link will be sent out at least one half hour before the program.

Virtual: Geek Club

Tuesday, February 16 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

  • 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.

Orion Reference is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Geek Club
Time: Feb 16, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Virtual: Preschool Pals

Wednesday, February 17 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Virtual

  • Preschool

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement, and creative expression. Registration required. Please register by 5pm on by the day before program to receive Zoom link. Link will be sent out at least one half hour before the program.

Virtual: English Language Learning Conversation Group

Wednesday, February 17 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Virtual

  • Adults

ELL conversation 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.  


Join Zoom Meeting
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Virtual - Preschool and Child Care Fair

Wednesday, February 17 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Location: Virtual

  • Adults

Parents, are you searching for the right preschool or child care? Register to get a link to our virtual preschool and child care fair. Lake Orion and Oxford area providers will provide links, information, yearly schedules, and age requirements at this virtual fair. Click on the library link for a checklist of what to look for in preschool or child care, along with a link to our preschool and child care directory.

Take and Make: Pets

Saturday, February 20 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

  • Elementary Age

It's Love Your Pet Day, so let's celebrate with some fun pet-themed crafts! All Take and Make supplies for youth, teen, and adult programs will be available on a first come, first served basis starting at 9:30am on the day of the program.

Virtual: Toddler Time

Monday, February 22 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Virtual

  • Toddlers

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs, and rhymes. Registration required. Please register by 5pm on by the day before program to receive Zoom link. Link will be sent out at least one half hour before the program.

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Virtual: Dine, Drink & Discuss Book Discussion

Monday, February 22 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Virtual

  • Adults

Dine, Drink & Discuss fourth Mondays @ 7 pm, for the winter quarter, this group will be meeting online.  No December Meeting.

  • Mon, Jan 25: The Guest List by Lucy Foley
  • Mon, Feb 22: Untamed by Glennon Doyle
Orion Library is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Dine, Drink & Discuss Book Discussion
Time: Dec 12, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Virtual: Itsy Bitsy Babies

Tuesday, February 23 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Virtual

  • Babies

Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme, and repetition. First time baby attendees will receive a welcome bag! Registration required. Please register by 5pm on by the day before program to receive Zoom link. Link will be sent out at least one half hour before the program.

Virtual: Preschool Pals

Wednesday, February 24 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Virtual

  • Preschool

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement, and creative expression. Registration required. Please register by 5pm on by the day before program to receive Zoom link. Link will be sent out at least one half hour before the program.

Virtual: English Language Learning Conversation Group

Wednesday, February 24 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Virtual

  • Adults

ELL conversation 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.  


Join Zoom Meeting
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Take and Make: Leftover Kits

Saturday, February 27 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

  • Adults
  • Teens
  • Elementary Age

Take and make leftover edition! Whether you're an adult, teen, or kid we have a program for you! Starting at 9:30 am, kits from programs the library did throughout the winter will be available for you to pick up and enjoy. All Take and Make supplies for youth, teen, and adult programs will be available on a first come, first served basis starting at 9:30 am on the day of the program in the library lobby.

Geek Club

Tuesday, March 2 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

  • 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.

Take and Make: Harry Potter Book Day Kit Pickup

Friday, March 5 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

  • All Ages

Take and Make kit pickup for Harry Potter Book Day. Please join us tomorrow, Saturday, March 6th for the live Zoom program. All Take and Make supplies for youth, teen, and adult programs will be available on a first come, first served basis starting at 9:30 am on the day of the program.

Virtual: Harry Potter Book Day

Saturday, March 6 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Virtual

  • All Ages

We are pleased to inform you that you have been invited to our Harry Potter Book Day where we will discover the secrets of Diagon Alley. Witches, wizards and muggles from all around Lake Orion are invited to discover the secrets of its spellbinding shops and stores. Wands at the ready! DRESS CODE: WIZARDING ROBES OR HARRY POTTER FANCY DRESS.


Kits available for pickup beginning Friday, March 5th at 9:30 am. All Take and Make supplies are available on a first come, first served basis.

Orion Reference is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Harry Potter Book Day Time: Mar 6, 2021 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Virtual: Orion Historical Society (OHS)

Monday, March 8 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Virtual

  • Adults

Come to an OHS meeting to learn about our township's history and work on projects to preserve the past. Newcomers are always welcome! For the spring quarter, this group will meet online.


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Virtual: Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group

Tuesday, March 9 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Virtual

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This monthly support group for individuals who care for those with Alzheimer's disease and other related dementia will be led by a trained facilitator and sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association. Participate in a support group meeting and hear from others who really understand.

Virtual: Book Bunch Book Club

Wednesday, March 10 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Virtual

All are welcome to join this lively book discussion held on the second Wednesday of the month. 
Virtual: Wed, Mar 10: The Last Train to London, by Meg Waite Clayton

Outside on the Orion Center back patio: Wed, Apr 14: Willa's Grove, by Laura Munson

Outside on the Orion Center back patio: Wed, May 12: Be Frank with Me, by Julia Claiborne Johnson
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Virtual: Writer's Workshop

Wednesday, March 10 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Virtual

  • Adults

Meet the second Wednesday of each month and connect with a group of like-minded writers to learn from each other, share ideas, and practice your writing skills. For the spring quarter, this group will meet online.


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Topic: Writer's Workshop
Time: Mar 10, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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5th Grade Battle: Final Meetup

Thursday, March 11 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Virtual

  • Elementary Age

Let's get together one more time before out final Battle of the Books competition! During this meet up we will answer any final questions, perform a "mock" battle on Kahoot so participants know what to expect, and play a few battle related games. Prizes will be available. Please register by 5pm with a valid email address to receive link and password to Zoom meeting.

Virtual: Parenting Book Discussion

Thursday, March 11 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Virtual

  • Adults

Join Assistant Superintendent Heidi Mercer and librarian Kathleen Kwiatkowski as we lead a virtual discussion of the book Ready or Not: Preparing Our Kids to Thrive in an Uncertain and Rapidly Changing World by Madeline Levine, PhD. Contact the library to get your copy of the book anytime in February.  Register online.


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Topic: Parenting Book Discussion
Time: Mar 11, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Virtual: Monday Evening Book Discussion

Monday, March 15 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Virtual

  • Adults

New members are always welcome for this monthly book discussion!


Virtual: Mon, Mar 15: American Dirt, by Jeanine Cummins
Outside: Mon, Apr 19: Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates 
Outside: Mon, May 17: The Henna Artist, by Alka Joshi

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Geek Club

Tuesday, March 16 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

  • 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.

Virtual: Monarch Butterflies

Tuesday, March 16 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

  • Adults

The library is excited to welcome Angie Babbit from Monarch Watch for a virtual presentation all about the endangered species, monarch butterflies. This program will be recorded and available to view at a later date. All participants will get their own packet of milkweed seeds that can be picked up the week of the program.


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When: Mar 16, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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Take and Make: Glass Gem and Glue Sun Catcher, especially for Seniors

Wednesday, March 17 from 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM

Location: Lobby

  • Adults

Seniors, come to the library and pick up the materials and directions to make a sun catcher to hang in your window just in time for spring! While supplies last this Take and Make will be available on a first come, first served basis starting at 9:30 am on the day of the program. Staff will also offer the Glass Gem Sun Catcher kits while making deliveries to homebound Outreach patrons so that they too can have access to this Take and Make!

Virtual: Thursday Afternoon Book Club

Thursday, March 18 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: Virtual

  • Adults

Thur, Mar 18: I'll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara
Thur, Apr 15: The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
Thur, May 20: One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The March and April meetings will meet via Zoom.  The May meeting will take place outside in the reading garden.

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Take and Make: Feather Quill Pens

Saturday, March 20 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

  • Middle School Age
  • High School Age

DIY feather quill pens will make you feel like royalty. Pick up your kit complete with supplies and instructions. Don't forget to post the finished product on social media, #OTPLtakeandmake. All Take and Make supplies will be available on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 9:30 am on the day of the program.

5th Grade Battle of the Books: Kahoot Quiz!

Saturday, March 20 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Location: Virtual

  • Elementary Age

Here it is!  The final battle you have been waiting and reading for! Join us on Zoom for a 40 question Kahoot Quiz. You will need two devices for this program. One for watching the quiz, and a second for recording your answers. Please register with a valid email address to receive a link to this program

Virtual: Dine, Drink & Discuss Book Discussion

Monday, March 22 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Virtual

  • Adults

Dine, Drink & Discuss fourth Mondays @ 7 pm, for the spring quarter, this group will be meeting online.

  • Virtual: Mon, Mar 22: Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson
  • Virtual: Mon, Apr 26: The End of Her by Shari Lapena
  • Outside: Mon, May 24: Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt
Orion Library is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Dine, Drink & Discuss Book Discussion
Time: Mar 22, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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