Great Stuff @ the Orion Library

Ellison Die-Cut Collection

We have dozens of die-cuts that patrons may use for free!  To make sure that the machines are available to use, please call the Youth Services Desk at 248-693-3002 before coming in.  Bring in your own paper and use as many die-cuts as you like.

Youth Discovery Kits

Discovery Kits include: My Emotions, My Body, Getting Dressed, Time, Spatial Relationships, Social Skills, Healthy Habits, Getting Around Town, Opposites, Cause and Effect, and Counting. These all-in-one kits contain 3-5 books, small toys, games and manipulatives pertaining to a concept or life skill. Especially great reinforcement for those visual and tactile learners. Checkout: 2 Weeks […]

Youth Hi-Lo Collection

Hi Interest / Low Reading Level Books (Hi-Lo Books) encourage reading for the reluctant reader. Books are written at lower reading levels, but appeal to the reader’s interest level even though that might not match their grade level. Students, especially in middle school and high school, who are reading below grade level are more likely […]

Youth Large Print Collection

The Youth Large Print collection contains books with large, easy to read typefaces to accommodate readers with vision limitations.

Youth Lit Fit Kits

Youth Lit Fit Kits are designed to coordinate with the literacy competencies that are evaluated each year by local schools. Currently available for DK – 1st grade with 2nd and 3rd grade coming in the new year. Each kit has materials to strengthen and practice skills in the stated competency. Current kit topics include: Fluency, […]

Youth Preschool Kits

Preschool Kits include a variety of topics including Seasonal Holidays, Bugs, Colors, Michigan, Bears, Space, Farm, Pets and many more. Kits include 4-6 books, and a toy or manipulative pertaining to the topic. Checkout: 2 Weeks – Limit of 2 Kits per card

Youth Quilt Kits

Our Youth Quilt Kits contain a story and an accompanying quilt block sewn by local quilters.

Youth STEM Kits

STEM Kits are a great way to investigate science and math concepts with your students or as a family. Our STEM Kit collection includes: Engineering-Gears, Snap Circuits, Dinosaurs, Heart, Magnets, Microscope, Night Sky, Simple Machines, Puzzles and Logic, Build a Contraption, Bridge Building, World of Bugs, Solar Power, Wheels and Axles, and Measuring. Kits include […]

Youth Story Kits

Story Kits are a wonderful way to tell a favorite tale. Our Story Kit collection includes: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, If you Give a Pig a Pancake, If you Give a Mouse a Cookie, There Was an Old Lady, Silly Sally, Three Billy Goats Gruff, Three Bears, Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed, I […]