Youth Services

This Week's Featured Programs

Stories in the Park

Monday, June 26 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Off Site - Children's Park

  • All Ages

We are excited to take story time on the road. Join us this summer at Children's Park to hear some fun stories and songs. There is nothing like a fun time with friends at the park. We hope to see you there!

Pink Bird Feeder

Build a Bird Feeder

Monday, June 26 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • K - 5

Join us and build a bird feeder out of recycled milk cartons! All supplies will be provided including bird seed to attract our fine feathered friends.

Dragon Summer Nights

Tuesday, June 27 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • K - 1

Are you a K-12 student? Struggling to find a new series or an engaging new book? Lake Orion teachers and OTPL librarians will be your "shopping" consultants, helping you to find a good read. Books in a Bag will be available on loan for incoming first graders. While at the library, please remember to log in your summer reading hours with a librarian.

Game On! The Big Game

Tuesday, June 27 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • K - 5

During the school year, you can drop into the Youth room for a fun evening of playing games. We have board and card games, checkers, and chess. This summer we will shake things up with special sessions of Game On! Tonight, check out the library’s new larger than life games. We have giant versions of UNO, Connect Four, Jenga, and Tic-Tac-Toe!

Doggone Readers with Bear

Wednesday, June 28 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • K - 5

Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-693-3002 to register for this program. Practice your reading skills with the lovable Bear. Choose your favorite book to real aloud and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.

Bracelet-Making Fun!

Wednesday, June 28 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A

  • K - 5

Rainbow Loom, friendship bracelets, beaded bracelets: come in and make one kind or all three! All materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own loom and bands if you have them.

Building Bridges

Thursday, June 29 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • K - 5

Discover some of the world's most famous bridges then use materials provided and experiment with designing and building your own bridge. Which one will be the longest? Which will be strongest?

Doggone Readers with Aizlyn

Thursday, June 29 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • K - 5

Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-693-3002 to register for this program. Practice your reading skills with the lovable Aizlyn. Choose your favorite book to real aloud and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.

Minion Madness

Friday, June 30 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • K - 5

Celebrate the new Despicable Me movie with some minion madness. We will have games, crafts, snacks, and activities centered on our favorite henchmen, minions!