Youth Services

Sunday Hours Begin on January 6th

The Orion Library will be open from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Sundays from January 6th through May 19th. Items due on Saturday must be in the library drop box before the start of business on Sunday to avoid late fees.

Overnight materials checked out on Saturday will be due on Sunday.

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500 Books by 5th

September 4th marks the start of our new “500 Books Before 5th” reading program.Continue your reading journey after 1000 Books Before Kindergarten. Set a new goal for elementary school to read 500 more books before finishing 5th grade! Stop by the library at each 100 book milestone for a prize. More Information

This Week's Featured Programs

Toddler looking at a book with mother and father

Toddler Time

Monday, February 18 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Toddlers

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

Young girl and mother reading

Preschool Pals

Monday, February 18 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Preschool

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement and creative expression.

The Sweetest Taste Test

Monday, February 18 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Elementary Age
  • Teens

Come join us for a blind taste test of some favorite sweets. Guess the flavors, and vote in different categories for these unusual treats. 

Mother and baby reading board books

Baby Time

Tuesday, February 19 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Babies

Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme, and repetition.

Toddler looking at a book with mother and father

Toddler Time

Tuesday, February 19 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Toddlers

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

Princess in Black Party

Tuesday, February 19 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Elementary Age

If you love the Princess in Black book series by Shannon and Dean Hale, this party is for you! Get a mask and a glitter-stone ring, use your ninja skills to fight monsters, have a royal treat, and more!

Preschool Open House

Wednesday, February 20 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Location: Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Adults

Parents, are you searching for the right preschool or child care? Meet Lake Orion and Oxford area providers, ask questions, and gather information at this special open house. Receive a checklist of what to look for in preschool or child care, along with information on the programs that each facility has scheduled throughout the year.

Toddler looking at a book with mother and father

Toddler Time

Thursday, February 21 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Toddlers

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

Young girl and mother reading

Preschool Pals

Thursday, February 21 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Preschool

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement and creative expression.

Friday Family Storytime

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

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • All Ages

All Ages, limit 20

Storytime fun for all ages promoting early literacy with books, songs, activities and dancing!

1,000 Books Party

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

Location: Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Preschool
  • Toddlers
  • Babies

Let's celebrate!! No matter where you are on your 1,000 book journey, come and party with us. Treats, fun games, dancing, and, of course, stories will be a part of this memorable event.