Summer Reading 2015 - Orion Township Public Library
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Upcoming Events
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Date
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
ESL conversation group is held every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am. The 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.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Orion Library

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Date
Saturday, May 02, 2015
Time
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Description
Free Comic Book Day is a single day – the first Saturday in May each year! Children, teens and adults are all welcome to stop by the library and select a free comic book of their choice. While supplies last.
Library
Orion Library

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Date
Saturday, May 02, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Description
May the Force be with you! Each year, fans gather on May 4th to celebrate their love of Star Wars, but the library has decided to have a Star Wars event a few days early. All ages and families drop in eat snacks, create crafts, watch a film, and share the enjoyment of this Science Fiction masterpiece. Come in costume for the chance to win a prize!
10:00a-12:00p – Youth crafts
11:00a-12:00p – Teen crafts
12:30p-2:00p – Special showing of a Star Wars film
2:30p-4:00p – Special appearances and presentation

Location
Meeting Room A and B
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 04, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001. This book group does not meet on the 2nd Monday of the month.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 04, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. Sign-up for a 30-minute appointment between 2:00p-4:00p every Monday or 5:00p-7:00p the 1st and 2nd Monday of each month. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Call 248.693.3001 to register.
Location
Study Room 2
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 04, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. Sign-up for a 30-minute appointment between 2:00p-4:00p every Monday or 5:00p-7:00p the 1st and 2nd Monday of each month. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Call 248.693.3001 to register.
Location
Study Room 2
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 04, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Play traditional bingo and win books! Bring a friend or neighbor for a free, fun filled evening.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come and join other needle artists to work on projects and enjoy each other’s company! No registration needed, just bring your project and drop in!
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
ESL conversation group is held every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am. The 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.
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 09, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Matt Watroba returns to Michigan with a music program titled "The Power of Singing, The Power of Song" which is an interactive family-friendly concert with traditional and original songs, storytelling and sing-alongs! Matt love entertaining the audience with his voice and guitar. All ages welcome. This program is funded in part by Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Location
Meeting Room A and B
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 11, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. Sign-up for a 30-minute appointment between 2:00p-4:00p every Monday or 5:00p-7:00p the 1st and 2nd Monday of each month. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Call 248.693.3001 to register.
Location
Study Room 2
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 11, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. Sign-up for a 30-minute appointment between 2:00p-4:00p every Monday or 5:00p-7:00p the 1st and 2nd Monday of each month. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Call 248.693.3001 to register.
Location
Study Room 2
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 11, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
This class will give you the basics on brewing your own homemade craft beer! Topics include equipment techniques and ingredients needed to create your own homebrew. Class will be taught by Johnny Blast from Hopman's Beer and Wine.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Come and join other needle artists to work on projects and enjoy each other’s company! No registration needed, just bring your project and drop in!
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
ESL conversation group is held every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am. The 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.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The group will be discussing the book "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time" by Mark Haddon. The next title to be read for June will be "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd.
Location
Orion Center
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 18, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001. This book group does not meet on the 2nd Monday of the month.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 18, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. Sign-up for a 30-minute appointment between 2:00p-4:00p every Monday or 5:00p-7:00p the 1st and 2nd Monday of each month. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Call 248.693.3001 to register.
Location
Study Room 2
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 18, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
New members are always welcome for the monthly book discussions held at the library September-June. The book for May is Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come and join other needle artists to work on projects and enjoy each other’s company! No registration needed, just bring your project and drop in!
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
ESL conversation group is held every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am. The 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.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Time
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
The group will be discussing the book "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time" by Mark Haddon. The next title to be read for June will be "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd.
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 25, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001. This book group does not meet on the 2nd Monday of the month.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come and join other needle artists to work on projects and enjoy each other’s company! No registration needed, just bring your project and drop in!
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
ESL conversation group is held every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am. The 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.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
The DIA Speakers bureau presents:Diego Rivera and the Detroit Industrial Murals. Now a National Landmark, learn the complex and intriguing story behind the man and the murals.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
All quilters are welcome to come to the library and share their projects, expertise, and company with fellow quilters. All levels of quilting skill are welcome! The group meets twice a month, on the 2nd and 4th Thursday.
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 01, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001. This book group does not meet on the 2nd Monday of the month.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 01, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. Sign-up for a 30-minute appointment between 2:00p-4:00p every Monday or 5:00p-7:00p the 1st and 2nd Monday of each month. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Call 248.693.3001 to register.
Location
Study Room 2
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 01, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. Sign-up for a 30-minute appointment between 2:00p-4:00p every Monday or 5:00p-7:00p the 1st and 2nd Monday of each month. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Call 248.693.3001 to register.
Location
Study Room 2
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 01, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
New members are always welcome for the monthly book discussions at the C-Pub, located at the north end of Canterbury Village. To reserve a copy of "Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, stop by or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-693-3001.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come and join other needle artists to work on projects and enjoy each other’s company! No registration needed, just bring your project and drop in!
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
ESL conversation group is held every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am. The 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.
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 05, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Friends of the Library Board Meeting
Location
Conference Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 08, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. Sign-up for a 30-minute appointment between 2:00p-4:00p every Monday or 5:00p-7:00p the 1st and 2nd Monday of each month. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Call 248.693.3001 to register.
Location
Study Room 2
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 08, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. Sign-up for a 30-minute appointment between 2:00p-4:00p every Monday or 5:00p-7:00p the 1st and 2nd Monday of each month. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Call 248.693.3001 to register.
Location
Study Room 2
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Come and join other needle artists to work on projects and enjoy each other’s company! No registration needed, just bring your project and drop in!
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
ESL conversation group is held every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am. The 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.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The group will be discussing the book "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd. The next title to be read for July will be "Please Look After Mom" by Kyung-Sook Shin.
Location
Orion Center
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
All quilters are welcome to come to the library and share their projects, expertise, and company with fellow quilters. All levels of quilting skill are welcome! The group meets twice a month, on the 2nd and 4th Thursday.
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Saturday, June 13, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Description
All Ages Welcome! Bring the whole family to register for our Summer Reading Club. We have outdoor fun planned with activities, food, live music, and creative projects. All family members can sign up at the event or online at http://orionlibrary.org/summer-reading/. Everyone is invited to participate in this year's themes - Every Hero Has a Story, Unmasked, and Escape the Ordinary - by wearing a super hero costume!
Location
Meeting Room A and B
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 15, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001. This book group does not meet on the 2nd Monday of the month.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 15, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. Sign-up for a 30-minute appointment between 2:00p-4:00p every Monday or 5:00p-7:00p the 1st and 2nd Monday of each month. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Call 248.693.3001 to register.
Location
Study Room 2
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 15, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
New members are always welcome for the monthly book discussions held at the library September-June. The title we are discussing in June is A Man Called Ove by Frederick Backman.
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come and join other needle artists to work on projects and enjoy each other’s company! No registration needed, just bring your project and drop in!
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
ESL conversation group is held every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am. The 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.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Time
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
The group will be discussing the book "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd. The next title to be read for July will be "Please Look After Mom" by Kyung-Sook Shin.
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come and embark on a geocaching adventure! Like a treasure hunt with GPS coordinates, geocaching is a great way to learn about nature and explore. Oakland Parks and Recreation will lead a hands on lesson and then send groups to find caches around the library’s grounds and on the Polly Ann Trail. Fun for adults, families, or teens. Registration required.
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 22, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001. This book group does not meet on the 2nd Monday of the month.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 22, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Our technology savvy librarians will help you understand your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. Sign-up for a 30-minute appointment between 2:00p-4:00p every Monday or 5:00p-7:00p the 1st and 2nd Monday of each month. Our staff can also assist with setting up an email address and using popular computer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Call 248.693.3001 to register.
Location
Study Room 2
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The library is hosting a book discussion for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. The discussions are held at CJs Restaurant in downtown Lake Orion. For more information, please call 248-693-3001.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come and join other needle artists to work on projects and enjoy each other’s company! No registration needed, just bring your project and drop in!
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
ESL conversation group is held every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am. The 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.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
All quilters are welcome to come to the library and share their projects, expertise, and company with fellow quilters. All levels of quilting skill are welcome! The group meets twice a month, on the 2nd and 4th Thursday.
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Time
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Description
Is what you know beyond the ordinary? Gather a team and test your knowledge! The Orion Township Public Library has partnered with the C-Pub to host a trivia night. Call 248-693-3001 to register your team of 2-6 people. There is a limit of 10 teams per night. Gift cards to the C-Pub will be awarded to the top three teams along with a trophy and future bragging rights for the first place team.
The C-Pub is located in Canterbury Village at 2325 Joslyn Rd., Lake Orion, MI.
The C-Pub is located in Canterbury Village at 2325 Joslyn Rd., Lake Orion, MI.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

The program has not started yet but will begin on Saturday, June 13, 2015.
Important Messages
Escape the Ordinary - June 13 through August 22

Sign up for our Adult Summer Reading Club, then keep track of the books you read / listen to here. Each book you log earns you an entry for weekly prize drawings as well as for the grand prize drawing for a Kindle Fire HD at program's end.

For an additional challenge, try Book Bingo. Pick up a card at the Adult Reference desk or print one from our website. Each bingo adds your name to a drawing for a gift basket.

Both final prize drawings will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, August 22.

Grand prize winner or not, stop by the Adult Reference desk on Saturday, August 22 for a special "Thank Your for Participating" gift available to all Summer Reading Club members.
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