OIAster is a union catalog of more than 30 million records of digitized materials from open-archive collections worldwide. Includes books, articles and multimedia, representing multidisciplinary resources from more than 1,500 contributors worldwide.
Oakland County Historical Resources (OCHR) is a full-text, searchable database composed of digitized text and images of original documents, death notices and obituaries, maps, newspapers, photos, yearbooks, etc. contributed or approved by OCHR members. Each item is documented with the citation or source. The focus is on pre 1930’s copyright free materials.
Join the Library's Online Book Clubs and start receiving chapters from popular books in your daily email. Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll send you a portion of a book that takes only five minutes to read. Each Monday we begin a new book and by Friday you will have the chance to read 2 or 3 chapters, enough to know if it's a book you want to finish. You can read a wide variety of books including fiction, nonfiction, romance, business, teen and mystery books. Just give us your email address and five minutes a day, and we'll give you an exciting world of reading.
Features contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today’s hottest social issues. Continuously updated pro/con viewpoint essays, topic overviews, primary source documents, biographies, court-case overviews, periodical articles, tables/charts/graphs, and more. Opposing Viewpoints in Context Tutorial
With an Orion Library card, Orion residents can download and access eBooks and audiobooks using a computer, eBook reader, or compatible mobile device. When setting up the OverDrive or Libby app on a mobile device, search for "Midwest Collaborative for Library Services" to find the Orion Township Public Library.
OverDrive for Kids, or Kids' eReading Room, shows only kids’ content. No adult content will appear in the search results. All titles in the eReading Room are also cataloged by reading level, AT scores, and other reading metrics to help parents and teachers select titles to aid in literacy campaigns. All titles can be sampled in OverDrive Read prior to borrowing or placing a hold.