Winter Reading 2015 - Orion Township Public Library
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Upcoming Events
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Date
Monday, March 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. This book group does not meet on the 2nd Monday of the month.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 02, 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
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 03, 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, March 03, 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, March 04, 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
Monday, March 09, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
After the 2006 death of her father, Bud, a recipient of the Silver Star, the Purple Heart, and two Bronze Stars, Teresa Irish found the 1,000 letters he wrote home during WWII. These treasures are the basis for the book A Thousand Letters Home. Join Teresa as she shares the life-affirming story of the journey of the letters, a historic story of life and loss, hope and perseverance, unwavering faith and true love. Books available for purchase and signing. This is for the children, grandchildren, and future descendants of all veterans…Lest we forget. Learn more at www.AThousandLettersHome.com.
Location
Meeting Room A and B
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 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, March 10, 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

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Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Pinterest is a pin board-style photo-sharing website that allows users to create and manage theme-based image collections such as events, interests, and hobbies. If you need to sign up for a Pinterest account please arrive a few minutes early.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
ReferenceUSA, a leading provider of business and consumer research, is provided free to our patrons. Learn how this database can help your business by helping you create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds, and locate people! Through a series of case studies a representative from ReferenceUSA will demonstrate how to use the database in practical business settings. Along the way we'll look how to access the database, how to create searches, how to manage the results as well as exploring all of the features that make ReferenceUSA a unique tool for business research. Topics include:
  • Name search for businesses
  • Locate hard to find vendors, both locally and nationally
  • Create marketing lists
  • Find investors and venture capitalists
  • Network with other businesses in your area or in your industry
  • Understand community demographics
  • Survey locations for expansion
  • Conduct competitive analysis
  • Plan delivery routes and service areas
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 11, 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
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The group will be discussing the book "The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein. The next title to be read for April will be "Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet" by Jamie Ford.
Location
Orion Center
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 14, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
The Beginners’ Computer Lab is a drop-in lab at the library designed to help you practice basic computer skills. A librarian will also be available to assist with eReaders, tablets, smartphones and social media questions.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 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. This book group does not meet on the 2nd Monday of the month.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 16, 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.
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 17, 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, March 17, 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, March 18, 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
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Time
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
The group will be discussing the book "The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein. The next title to be read for April will be "Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet" by Jamie Ford.
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
The Beginners’ Computer Lab is a drop-in lab at the library designed to help you practice basic computer skills. A librarian will also be available to assist with eReaders, tablets, smartphones and social media questions.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 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. This book group does not meet on the 2nd Monday of the month.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 23, 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 "Thank You for your Service" by David Finkel, stop by or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-693-3001.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 24, 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, March 24, 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, March 25, 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
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Time
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Description
Gather a team and test your knowledge! The Orion Township Public Library has partnered with the C-Pub to host trivia nights on January 28 and March 25 starting at 7:30p. Call 248.693.3001 to register your team of 2-6 people. There is also 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 for the first place team and future bragging rights.
The C-Pub is located in Canterbury Village at 2325 Joslyn Rd., Lake Orion, MI.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 30, 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, March 31, 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, March 31, 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, April 01, 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
Monday, April 06, 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, April 07, 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, April 07, 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, April 08, 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, April 08, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The group will be discussing the book "Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet" by Jamie Ford.
Location
Orion Center
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Description
It's time to celebrate International TableTop Day again! All ages are welcome to drop in and have a blast playing games. We'll have board games, card games, and more for all ages and skills, so be sure to bring the whole family!
Location
Meeting Room A and B
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 13, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
How to Cook Everything Vegetarian by Mark Bittman or Forks over Knives by Del Sroufe
Do you love browsing through cookbooks, trying new recipes, and then sampling and sharing new dishes? If so, grab your apron and sign up! We pick the cookbooks, you select and make a recipe from one of the cookbooks, then we all get together to share the finished products and discuss the book. Register online, or by calling 248 693-3001. Cookbooks will be available at the adult reference desk during the month preceding the discussion, or can be requested through MeLCat.

Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 14, 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, April 14, 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, April 15, 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, April 16, 2015
Time
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
The group will be discussing the book "Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet" by Jamie Ford.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
The Beginners’ Computer Lab is a drop-in lab at the library designed to help you practice basic computer skills. A librarian will also be available to assist with eReaders, tablets, smartphones and social media questions.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Common Core State Standards are all the buzz in education. Youth Services Librarian Kristen Remenar will "decode" the Common Core and share strategies our children need to succeed in school.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
During the summer of 2012, educators James and Lauren Dake rode their bicycles from Michigan
to California in a 3,000 mile journey across America. Hear their stories, experiences, and encounters as they share a slideshow of their two-wheeled adventure across the country. After surviving their bike trip, Lauren and James were married in Oxford, and now live in Elk Rapids.
Location
Meeting Room A and B
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
English Paper Piece Quilting Basics
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 20, 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, April 20, 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.
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 21, 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, April 21, 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, April 22, 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, April 23, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
This Wet Basement Workshop will focus on finding better ways to manage surface water so that it remains outside the basement and home. Ronald K. Gay, licensed builder and author of the book 5 Steps to a Dry Basement or Crawl Space, has been consulting on homeowner issues for over twenty-five years, and specializes in finding solutions to wet basements. Copies of the book will be for sale after the program.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 27, 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, April 27, 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 "In the Shadow of the Banyan" by Vaddey Ratner, stop by or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-693-3001.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
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

Welcome to the Orion Township Public Library Winter Reading Program
Important Messages
Choose a good book and settle in to read this winter! Join our "Baby, It’s Cold Outside" Adult Winter Reading Program, and earn prizes for reading. Sign up online or call to register. Enter each book you read between January 1, 2015 and February 28, 2015 online for an entry into the weekly prize drawing. The prize drawings are random, but each book you log earns you a chance to win so cozy up in front of a fire and warm up with a good book!
Reviews
Review
Book was a little hard to follow at first, but kept you guessing as to who was the killer until near the very end.   Check our Catalog
Title
The Girl on the Train
Author
Pala Hawkins
Review
Story of two people who meet and fall in love but can't admit to one another they love each other because he is from money and she is not. She helps him out when he returns from the WW1. Good story.   Check our Catalog
Title
After the War is Over
Author
Jennifer Robson