Events


Little Lit

Wednesday, October 27 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Room A

  • Preschool
  • Toddlers
  • Babies

A storytime for all ages! Children ages 0-5 and their families are invited for stories, songs, and activities that promote the five staple early literacy practices: reading, writing, singing, talking, and playing! Limit 20 children.

English Language Learning Conversation Group

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

Location: James Ingram Room

  • 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. 

No meeting October 20 or November 24.

Little Lit

Wednesday, October 27 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Room A

  • Preschool
  • Toddlers
  • Babies

A storytime for all ages! Children ages 0-5 and their families are invited for stories, songs, and activities that promote the five staple early literacy practices: reading, writing, singing, talking, and playing! Limit 20 children.

Halloween Storytime

Friday, October 29 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Preschool
  • Toddlers
  • Babies

Join all of your favorite youth librarians in costume as they lead you in a Halloween themed storytime with music, dancing, stories, and fun. A costume parade through the library follows this fun filled event!

Take and Make: Yarn Banners

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

  • Adults

You will find all the supplies and instructions to create a unique and colorful yarn banner wall hanging in this take home kit.  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.

Halloween Family Escape Room K-5

Saturday, October 30 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Families
  • Elementary Age

You must figure out all of the clues and unlock the locks before the monster mayhem and witches spell locks you in the room on All Hollow's Eve! Each escape room and the level of difficulty is different based on age. Please register for your appropriate age group. Escape Rooms start on the hour exactly.

Halloween Family Escape Room K-5

Saturday, October 30 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Families
  • Elementary Age

You must figure out all of the clues and unlock the locks before the monster mayhem and witches spell locks you in the room on All Hollow's Eve! Each escape room and the level of difficulty is different based on age. Please register for your appropriate age group. Escape Rooms start on the hour exactly.

Halloween Teen Escape Room

Saturday, October 30 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Middle School Age
  • High School Age

You must figure out all of the clues and unlock the locks before the monster mayhem and witches spell locks you in the room on All Hollow's Eve! Each escape room and the level of difficulty is different based on age. Please register for your appropriate age group. Escape Rooms start on the hour exactly.

Creepy Concoctions

Saturday, October 30 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Elementary Age

Create some delicious and spooky treats to scare up some fun at your house. Registration is required. 

Halloween Adult Escape Room

Saturday, October 30 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Adults

You must figure out all of the clues and unlock the locks before the monster mayhem and witches spell locks you in the room on All Hollow's Eve! Each escape room and the level of difficulty is different based on age. Please register for your appropriate age group. Escape Rooms start on the hour exactly.

Little Lit

Monday, November 1 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Room A

  • Preschool
  • Toddlers
  • Babies

A storytime for all ages! Children ages 0-5 and their families are invited for stories, songs, and activities that promote the five staple early literacy practices: reading, writing, singing, talking, and playing! Limit 20 children.

Little Lit

Monday, November 1 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Room A

  • Preschool
  • Toddlers
  • Babies

A storytime for all ages! Children ages 0-5 and their families are invited for stories, songs, and activities that promote the five staple early literacy practices: reading, writing, singing, talking, and playing! Limit 20 children.

Think Link After School

Monday, November 1 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Middle School Age

LOCS 6th-8th graders can register with their school and receive a special bus pass to come to the library Mondays after school. Students can socialize, study, use the library, and participate in the day's planned activity like art projects, board games, video games, makerspace projects, and more! *Special registration with school required*

Little Lit

Tuesday, November 2 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Room A

  • Preschool
  • Toddlers
  • Babies

A storytime for all ages! Children ages 0-5 and their families are invited for stories, songs, and activities that promote the five staple early literacy practices: reading, writing, singing, talking, and playing! Limit 20 children.

Little Lit

Tuesday, November 2 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Room A

  • Preschool
  • Toddlers
  • Babies

A storytime for all ages! Children ages 0-5 and their families are invited for stories, songs, and activities that promote the five staple early literacy practices: reading, writing, singing, talking, and playing! Limit 20 children.

Teen Tuesday

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

Location: James Ingram Room

  • High School Age
  • Middle School Age

Teen Tuesday is a casual hang-out for teens who enjoy anything from anime, comics, video games, board and card games, D&D, crazy YouTube clips, crafts, and more! If you're looking for something to do with some friends, hang with us for a bit. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!!

Little Lit

Wednesday, November 3 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Room A

  • Preschool
  • Toddlers
  • Babies

A storytime for all ages! Children ages 0-5 and their families are invited for stories, songs, and activities that promote the five staple early literacy practices: reading, writing, singing, talking, and playing! Limit 20 children.

English Language Learning Conversation Group

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

Location: James Ingram Room

  • 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. 

No meeting October 20 or November 24.

Little Lit

Wednesday, November 3 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Room A

  • Preschool
  • Toddlers
  • Babies

A storytime for all ages! Children ages 0-5 and their families are invited for stories, songs, and activities that promote the five staple early literacy practices: reading, writing, singing, talking, and playing! Limit 20 children.

Lost Restaurants of Detroit

Wednesday, November 3 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Adults

The library is excited to welcome Detroit author Paul Vachon for a presentation about the lost restaurants of Detroit which is based on his book by the same name. This presentation will share the stories behind some of Detroit's storied eateries including Carl's Chop House, Little Harry's, and Topinka's. He will also share information about a few existing bistros and watering holes. After the presentation, Paul will stick around to sign and sell copies of any of his six published titles including his new book, Becoming the Motor City: A Timeline of Detroit's Auto Industry.

Battle of the Books

5th Grade Battle of the Books Kickoff

Thursday, November 4 from 5:30 PM to 6:15 PM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Elementary Age

Register for Battle of the Books 2022 and find out more information including how to form teams, who can mentor, new 2022 activities and more. Also reviled is our 2022 featured author!

Battle of the Books

5th Grade Battle of the Books Kickoff

Thursday, November 4 from 7:00 PM to 7:45 PM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Elementary Age

Register for Battle of the Books 2022 and find out more information including how to form teams, who can mentor, new 2022 activities and more. Also reviled is our 2022 featured author!

Take and Make - Break in Bags

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

Location: Lobby

  • Elementary Age

Use your detective and puzzle solving skills to break into this goodie bag. 

Starbucks Coffee Tasting

Saturday, November 6 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Starbucks

  • Adults
  • High School Age

Sat, Nov 6 | Traditional Coffees

Sat, Nov 13 I Holiday Coffees

Join us at the 590 S. Lapeer Rd. Starbucks to learn about coffee from Starbucks baristas. Taste a variety of Starbucks coffee, get recommendations for food pairings, and learn about the different roasting and brewing processes.

International Games Day

Saturday, November 6 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Rooms A and B

  • All Ages

Join libraries across the world for a day of tabletop gaming. Bring your friends and family and choose one of over 100 board games to play. Refreshments will be provided.

Little Lit

Monday, November 8 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Room A

  • Preschool
  • Toddlers
  • Babies

A storytime for all ages! Children ages 0-5 and their families are invited for stories, songs, and activities that promote the five staple early literacy practices: reading, writing, singing, talking, and playing! Limit 20 children.

Little Lit

Monday, November 8 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Room A

  • Preschool
  • Toddlers
  • Babies

A storytime for all ages! Children ages 0-5 and their families are invited for stories, songs, and activities that promote the five staple early literacy practices: reading, writing, singing, talking, and playing! Limit 20 children.

OHS - Logo

Orion Historical Society (OHS)

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

Location: James Ingram Room

  • 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!

Michigan Works @ Your Library

Tuesday, November 9 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • Adults

Oakland County Michigan Works will assist you with upcoming workshops, youth and adult programs, resume ideas, job searches, interview skills and more. They can point you in the right direction for inquiries about local resources, Department of Health & Human Services and much more.

Little Lit

Tuesday, November 9 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Room A

  • Preschool
  • Toddlers
  • Babies

A storytime for all ages! Children ages 0-5 and their families are invited for stories, songs, and activities that promote the five staple early literacy practices: reading, writing, singing, talking, and playing! Limit 20 children.

Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group

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

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Room B


This monthly support group for individuals who care for those with Alzheimer's disease and other related dementia is led by a trained facilitator and sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association Michigan Chapter. Participate in a support group meeting and hear from others who really understand. If you can't make the meeting in person, see below  for a zoom link to join virtually.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2486933001

Meeting ID: 248 693 3001

Little Lit

Tuesday, November 9 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Room A

  • Preschool
  • Toddlers
  • Babies

A storytime for all ages! Children ages 0-5 and their families are invited for stories, songs, and activities that promote the five staple early literacy practices: reading, writing, singing, talking, and playing! Limit 20 children.

Teen Tuesday

Tuesday, November 9 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • High School Age
  • Middle School Age

Teen Tuesday is a casual hang-out for teens who enjoy anything from anime, comics, video games, board and card games, D&D, crazy YouTube clips, crafts, and more! If you're looking for something to do with some friends, hang with us for a bit. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!!

Friends of the Library Board Meeting

Tuesday, November 9 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Adults

Monthly meeting of the Friends of the Orion Township Library Board of Directors.

Little Lit

Wednesday, November 10 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Room A

  • Preschool
  • Toddlers
  • Babies

A storytime for all ages! Children ages 0-5 and their families are invited for stories, songs, and activities that promote the five staple early literacy practices: reading, writing, singing, talking, and playing! Limit 20 children.

English Language Learning Conversation Group

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

Location: James Ingram Room

  • 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. 

No meeting October 20 or November 24.

Little Lit

Wednesday, November 10 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Room A

  • Preschool
  • Toddlers
  • Babies

A storytime for all ages! Children ages 0-5 and their families are invited for stories, songs, and activities that promote the five staple early literacy practices: reading, writing, singing, talking, and playing! Limit 20 children.

Book Bunch Book Club

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

  • Adults

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

Wed, Sept 8: The Giver of Stars, by Jojo Moyes

Wed, Oct 13: This Tender Land, by William Kent Krueger

Wed, Nov 10: Women of the Copper Country, by Mary Doria Russell


Virtual: Writer's Workshop

Wednesday, November 10 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • 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.


Take and Make: Building Motor Skills

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

Location: Lobby

  • Preschool

Help your preschooler work on their motor skills with these fun activities! Recommended for ages 3-5.

GFWC General Meeting

Thursday, November 11 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Room B

  • Adults

Makerspace Office Hours

Thursday, November 11 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Maker Space

  • Adults

Interested in learning about makerspace equipment? Have a question? Need some guidance or inspiration for your project? Drop in and meet with our makerspace librarian and start creating.  Assistance will be available on a first-come-first-served basis.

SENSEsational Storytime

Friday, November 12 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Room A

  • Preschool

A welcoming, interactive environment designed for children with special needs and sensory seeking kids.

Lions Club Vision Screening

Saturday, November 13 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • Babies
  • Toddlers
  • Elementary Age

The Lake Orion Lions Club is partnering with the Orion Library to offer FREE vision screenings to children over 5 months old. The test is quick and painless. If caught early, 95% of vision issues can be corrected.

Starbucks Coffee Tasting

Saturday, November 13 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Starbucks

  • Adults
  • High School Age

Sat, Nov 6 | Traditional Coffees

Sat, Nov 13 I Holiday Coffees

Join us at the 590 S. Lapeer Rd. Starbucks to learn about coffee from Starbucks baristas. Taste a variety of Starbucks coffee, get recommendations for food pairings, and learn about the different roasting and brewing processes.

Bounce & Boogie

Saturday, November 13 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Preschool

A 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!

Big Chief Chorus Barbershop Concert

Sunday, November 14 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Rooms A and B

  • All Ages

The Pontiac-Waterford Big Chief Chorus is an organization of men that has been sharing the joy of song throughout the Oakland County area since 1943. Bring the whole family to enjoy their unique barbershop style harmony!

Little Lit

Monday, November 15 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Room A

  • Preschool
  • Toddlers
  • Babies

A storytime for all ages! Children ages 0-5 and their families are invited for stories, songs, and activities that promote the five staple early literacy practices: reading, writing, singing, talking, and playing! Limit 20 children.

Little Lit

Monday, November 15 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Room A

  • Preschool
  • Toddlers
  • Babies

A storytime for all ages! Children ages 0-5 and their families are invited for stories, songs, and activities that promote the five staple early literacy practices: reading, writing, singing, talking, and playing! Limit 20 children.

Sleepy Storytime and Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Monday, November 15 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Preschool

Bring your blanky and stuffed animal for a warm and cozy pajama storytime! Then your stuffed animals get to have a slumber party at the library!

Monday Evening Book Discussion

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

Location: James Ingram Room

  • Adults

New members are always welcome for this monthly book discussion!


Mon, Sept 20: The Giver of Stars, by Jojo Moyes
Mon, Oct 18: The Push, by Ashley Audrain
Mon, Nov 15: Women of the Copper Country, by Mary Doria Russell


Little Lit

Tuesday, November 16 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Reading Garden

  • Preschool
  • Toddlers
  • Babies

A storytime for all ages! Children ages 0-5 and their families are invited for stories, songs, and activities that promote the five staple early literacy practices: reading, writing, singing, talking, and playing! Limit 20 children.

Little Lit

Tuesday, November 16 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Reading Garden

  • Preschool
  • Toddlers
  • Babies

A storytime for all ages! Children ages 0-5 and their families are invited for stories, songs, and activities that promote the five staple early literacy practices: reading, writing, singing, talking, and playing! Limit 20 children.

Teen Tuesday

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

Location: James Ingram Room

  • High School Age
  • Middle School Age

Teen Tuesday is a casual hang-out for teens who enjoy anything from anime, comics, video games, board and card games, D&D, crazy YouTube clips, crafts, and more! If you're looking for something to do with some friends, hang with us for a bit. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!!

Bad Art Night

Tuesday, November 16 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Families

This night is about all of us who don't have an artistic interest. Come and create an awful piece of art. No rules (besides not trashing the library), but lots of fun materials to use.

Little Lit

Wednesday, November 17 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Room A

  • Preschool
  • Toddlers
  • Babies

A storytime for all ages! Children ages 0-5 and their families are invited for stories, songs, and activities that promote the five staple early literacy practices: reading, writing, singing, talking, and playing! Limit 20 children.

English Language Learning Conversation Group

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

Location: James Ingram Room

  • 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. 

No meeting October 20 or November 24.

Little Lit

Wednesday, November 17 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Room A

  • Preschool
  • Toddlers
  • Babies

A storytime for all ages! Children ages 0-5 and their families are invited for stories, songs, and activities that promote the five staple early literacy practices: reading, writing, singing, talking, and playing! Limit 20 children.

Gemstone Charm Bracelets

Wednesday, November 17 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Adults

Learn about different semi-precious gemstones, crystals, and minerals and create a unique charm bracelet out of the stone of your choice.

Books

Thursday Afternoon Book Club

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

Location: James Ingram Room

  • Adults

September 16: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
October 21: The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse
November 18: The 7 /12 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

Library Board Meeting

Thursday, November 18 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Adults

The Orion Township Public Library Board of Trustees will hold its monthly board meeting on Thursday, November 18th at 6:30 PM.

North Oakland Genealogical Society (NOGS)

Thursday, November 18 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • Adults

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

Glowforge: Engraved Slate Coasters

Saturday, November 20 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Location: Maker Space

  • Adults

Get a head start on holiday gifts by learning to make a custom engraved slate coaster.

Ring of Steel: S.H.I.E.L.D. Combat Training

Saturday, November 20 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Middle School Age
  • High School Age

Captain America, the Winter Soldier, and combat specialists prepare S.H.I.E.L.D operatives for the Avengers' next enemies - Hydra, Chitauri, Thanos, or even your average supervillain. This stage combat panel covers hand-to-hand, movement, weapon disarms, and everything you need to help save the world. Join Ring of Steel: Action Theater and Stunt Troupe, at Orion Library as they prepare you for the next enemy.

Glowforge: Engraved Slate Coasters

Saturday, November 20 from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Location: Adult Department

  • Adults

Get a head start on holiday gifts by learning to make a custom engraved slate coaster.

Think Link After School

Monday, November 22 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Middle School Age

LOCS 6th-8th graders can register with their school and receive a special bus pass to come to the library Mondays after school. Students can socialize, study, use the library, and participate in the day's planned activity like art projects, board games, video games, makerspace projects, and more! *Special registration with school required*

Dine, Drink & Discuss Book Discussion

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

Location: Johnny Black's Lakehouse

  • Adults

For the fall quarter, this group will meet at Johnny Black's Lakehouse in Downtown Lake Orion located at 21 W Flint St, Lake Orion, MI 48362

  • Mon, Sept 27: The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner
  • Mon, Oct 25: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
  • Mon, Nov 22: Instructions for Dancing by Nicola Yoon

Teen Tuesday

Tuesday, November 23 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • High School Age
  • Middle School Age

Teen Tuesday is a casual hang-out for teens who enjoy anything from anime, comics, video games, board and card games, D&D, crazy YouTube clips, crafts, and more! If you're looking for something to do with some friends, hang with us for a bit. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!!

Holiday Closing

Wednesday, November 24 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: All Locations

The Orion Library will close at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, November 24 and remain closed through Friday, November 26 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Normal hours will resume on Saturday, November 27.

Holiday Closing

Thursday, November 25 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Location: All Locations

The Orion Library will close at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, November 24 and remain closed through Friday, November 26 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Normal hours will resume on Saturday, November 27.

Holiday Closing

Friday, November 26 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Location: All Locations

The Orion Library will close at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, November 24 and remain closed through Friday, November 26 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Normal hours will resume on Saturday, November 27.

Cake Day Creations

Saturday, November 27 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Elementary Age

Celebrate National Cake Day with cake-themed crafts and a delicious cupcake to decorate.

Teen Taste Test Challenge

Saturday, November 27 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Middle School Age
  • High School Age

Do you know how many different flavors there are of Oreo cookies? You think you know all the Oreo flavors by taste alone? If your up for the challenge, test your taste buds with "America's Favorite Cookie!"

Teen Tuesday

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

Location: James Ingram Room

  • High School Age
  • Middle School Age

Teen Tuesday is a casual hang-out for teens who enjoy anything from anime, comics, video games, board and card games, D&D, crazy YouTube clips, crafts, and more! If you're looking for something to do with some friends, hang with us for a bit. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!!

English Language Learning Conversation Group

Wednesday, December 1 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • 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. 

No meeting  Dec 22 or Dec 29

Custom Holiday Mugs

Saturday, December 4 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Location: Maker Space

  • Adults

Using our Cricut Explore cutting machine and Cricut Mug Press, print a custom design on a coffee mug.  Perfect for holiday gifting!

Custom Holiday Mugs

Saturday, December 4 from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Location: Maker Space

  • Adults

Using our Cricut Explore cutting machine and Cricut Mug Press, print a custom design on a coffee mug.  Perfect for holiday gifting!

Cook the Book

Monday, December 6 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Room B

  • Adults

You select and prepare a recipe from the cookbook chosen, and we meet to taste and discuss recipes from that month's cookbook. Please either put on hold or inter-library loan your own copy of the cookbook for each meeting; call (248) 693-3001 if you need assistance acquiring a cookbook.

Mon, Dec 6 | Cravings or Cravings: Hungry for More both by Chrissy Teigen
Mon, Feb 7 |  Everything Chocolate by America's Test Kitchen

English Language Learning Conversation Group

Wednesday, December 8 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • 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. 

No meeting  Dec 22 or Dec 29

Holiday Cookie Exchange and Tea

Wednesday, December 8 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Adults

Join us for a relaxing afternoon amid the holiday rush.  Sample and share cookies of all kinds as you mingle and gather new recipes for your recipe coffer.  Dust off your recipe box and bring in your Great Grandma's favorite holiday treat or your own original recipe.  Registration required
. Participants will bring at least four dozen homemade cookies to share at the exchange.
. A copy of your recipe is required to participate
. Bring a container to carry your cookies home!

Writer's Workshop

Wednesday, December 8 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • 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.

Winter Workshop

Saturday, December 11 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Rooms A and B

  • All Ages

Drop in to this open house to celebrate the start of winter!  Activities include fun photo ops, hot chocolate, snacks, and take home crafts.

Lions Club Vision Screening

Saturday, December 11 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • Babies
  • Toddlers
  • Elementary Age

The Lake Orion Lions Club is partnering with the Orion Library to offer FREE vision screenings to children over 5 months old. The test is quick and painless. If caught early, 95% of vision issues can be corrected.

Think Link After School

Monday, December 13 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Middle School Age

LOCS 6th-8th graders can register with their school and receive a special bus pass to come to the library Mondays after school. Students can socialize, study, use the library, and participate in the day's planned activity like art projects, board games, video games, makerspace projects, and more! *Special registration with school required*

Michigan Works @ Your Library

Tuesday, December 14 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • Adults

Oakland County Michigan Works will assist you with upcoming workshops, youth and adult programs, resume ideas, job searches, interview skills and more. They can point you in the right direction for inquiries about local resources, Department of Health & Human Services and much more.

Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group

Tuesday, December 14 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Room B


This monthly support group for individuals who care for those with Alzheimer's disease and other related dementias is led by a trained facilitator and sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association Michigan Chapter. Participate in a support group meeting and hear from others who really understand. If you can't make the meeting in person, see below  for a zoom link to join virtually.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2486933001

Meeting ID: 248 693 3001

Teen Tuesday

Tuesday, December 14 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • High School Age
  • Middle School Age

Teen Tuesday is a casual hang-out for teens who enjoy anything from anime, comics, video games, board and card games, D&D, crazy YouTube clips, crafts, and more! If you're looking for something to do with some friends, hang with us for a bit. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!!

English Language Learning Conversation Group

Wednesday, December 15 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • 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. 

No meeting  Dec 22 or Dec 29

Thursday Afternoon Book Club

Thursday, December 16 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • Adults

Thur, Dec 16: Bring your 2021 Favorite

Thur, Jan 20: The Maidens by Alex Michaelides

Thur, Feb 17: The Women of Copper Country by Mary Doria Russel

Library Board Meeting

Thursday, December 16 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Adults

The Orion Township Public Library Board of Trustees will hold its monthly board meeting on Thursday, December 16th at 6:30 PM.

Cookies for Krampus

Sunday, December 19 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Linda Sickles Meeting Rooms A and B

  • High School Age
  • Middle School Age

Celebrate the holidays with Krampus, as we decorate Krampus cookies and watch the movie, pizza also provided for lunch!

Monday Evening Book Discussion

Monday, December 20 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • Adults

New members are always welcome for this monthly book discussion!


Mondays | 7pm
Mon Dec 20:  Bring your 2021 favorite read! Bring cookies to share if you would like!
Mon, Jan 24: Between two Kingdoms, by Suleika Jaouad
Mon Feb 28: Be Frank with Me, by Julia Claiborne Johnson



Teen Tuesday

Tuesday, December 21 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: James Ingram Room

  • High School Age
  • Middle School Age

Teen Tuesday is a casual hang-out for teens who enjoy anything from anime, comics, video games, board and card games, D&D, crazy YouTube clips, crafts, and more! If you're looking for something to do with some friends, hang with us for a bit. Snacks always provided and new faces always welcome!!

Holiday Closing

Friday, December 24 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Location: All Locations

The Orion Library will be closed Friday, December 24 through Monday, December 27 for the Christmas Holiday. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, December 28.

Holiday Closing

Saturday, December 25 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Location: All Locations

The Orion Library will be closed Friday, December 24 through Monday, December 27 for the Christmas Holiday. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, December 28.

Holiday Closing

Sunday, December 26 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Location: All Locations

The Orion Library will be closed Friday, December 24 through Monday, December 27 for the Christmas Holiday. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, December 28.

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