Summer Reading 2015 - Orion Township Public Library
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Tuesday, July 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
Tuesday, July 28, 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, July 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

Title
Date
Monday, August 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
Monday, August 03, 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, August 03, 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, August 03, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Join Big Wave Sushi’s Chef Lucas as you learn about this Japanese delicacy and craft your own sushi roll. Everything from making the rice to choosing and arranging your ingredients. All supplies will be provided. Registration required.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 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.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 04, 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, August 05, 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
Saturday, August 08, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Description
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, August 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
Monday, August 10, 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, August 10, 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, August 11, 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, August 11, 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, August 12, 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, August 12, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The group will be discussing their favorite "Guilty Pleasure" book, and are encouraged to it to the meeting to share with others!
Location
Orion Center
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 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, August 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
Monday, August 17, 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, August 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.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 18, 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, August 19, 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, August 20, 2015
Time
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
The group will be discussing their favorite "Guilty Pleasure" book, and are encouraged to it to the meeting to share with others!
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Be prepared to be amazed by the super hero magician Gordon Russ.
Location
Meeting Room A and B
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 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
Monday, August 24, 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, August 24, 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 "The Shoemaker's Wife" by Adriana Trigiani, stop by or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-693-3001.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 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.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 25, 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, August 26, 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, August 27, 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, August 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
Monday, August 31, 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, September 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.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 01, 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
Monday, September 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, September 08, 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, September 08, 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, September 09, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Everyone is welcome at the Book Bunch Book Club held on the second Wednesday of each month at the Orion Center. Copies of the book for the following month will be available at each meeting.
Location
Orion Center
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 10, 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, September 10, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Whether you are a beginner or experienced Yogi, join us as yoga instructor Renee Westcott leads a series of three Hatha yoga classes outside in the beautiful natural setting surrounding our building. You can register for one or all the classes. Teens and adults are welcome! Please bring a towel or yoga mat. In case of rain, the classes will be held indoors.
Location
Meeting Room A and B
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come listen to the Paint Creek Boys play a blend of country, folk and bluegrass music. A local favorite, the Paint Creek Boys hail from Oxford and have been playing for 10 years. Weather permitting, we will savor the last warm days of summer and enjoy the concert out on the lawn.
Location
Meeting Room A and B
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 14, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This class is geared towards non-native speakers of English and will focus on all areas of the English language: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. All levels are welcome in each group! Classes are taught by a certified teacher and will begin the week of September 14th and run through the week of December 7th (no classes Thanksgiving week).
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 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
Monday, September 14, 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 5:30p-6:30p every 1st and 2nd Monday. 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, September 14, 2015
Time
5:30 PM - 6:30 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 5:30p-6:30p every 1st and 2nd Monday. 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
Meeting Room B
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 14, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Artful Mondays
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 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.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 15, 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, September 16, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
This class is geared towards non-native speakers of English and will focus on all areas of the English language: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. All levels are welcome in each group! Classes are taught by a certified teacher and will begin the week of September 14th and run through the week of December 7th (no classes Thanksgiving week).
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 16, 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 September 16 and November 12 starting at 7:30p. 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.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Everyone is welcome at the Thursday Afternoon Book Club held on the third Thursday of each month at the Library. Copies of the book for the following month will be available at each meeting.
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Whether you are a beginner or experienced Yogi, join us as yoga instructor Renee Westcott leads a series of three Hatha yoga classes outside in the beautiful natural setting surrounding our building. You can register for one or all the classes. Teens and adults are welcome! Please bring a towel or yoga mat. In case of rain, the classes will be held indoors.
Location
Meeting Room A and B
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 21, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This class is geared towards non-native speakers of English and will focus on all areas of the English language: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. All levels are welcome in each group! Classes are taught by a certified teacher and will begin the week of September 14th and run through the week of December 7th (no classes Thanksgiving week).
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 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
Monday, September 21, 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 5:30p-6:30p every 1st and 2nd Monday. 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, September 21, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Come join the experts from Wojo’s Greenhouse and learn all about Fall and Spring bulb gardening. We will cover planning, planting, and maintenance as well as forcing and container design. Come with questions and ideas! This program will be at the Orion Center located at 1335 Joslyn Road. Please reserve your space today by calling the Orion Center at 248.391.0304 x305, spaces are limited.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 21, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
GED Tutoring
Location
Study Room 2
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 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.
Location
Off Site
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 22, 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, September 23, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
This class is geared towards non-native speakers of English and will focus on all areas of the English language: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. All levels are welcome in each group! Classes are taught by a certified teacher and will begin the week of September 14th and run through the week of December 7th (no classes Thanksgiving week).
Location
James Ingram Room
Library
Orion Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 24, 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, September 24, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Whether you are a beginner or experienced Yogi, join us as yoga instructor Renee Westcott leads a series of three Hatha yoga classes outside in the beautiful natural setting surrounding our building. You can register for one or all the classes. Teens and adults are welcome! Please bring a towel or yoga mat. In case of rain, the classes will be held indoors.
Location
Craft Room
Library
Orion Library

Welcome to the Orion Township Public Library Summer Reading Program
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.


Reviews
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Finally read this book as an adult and loved it. The story is quite amazing and not just for teens.  Check our Catalog
Title
The Hobbit
Author
J.R.R.Tolkien
Review
Love this story. Would recommend to anyone who likes to read. Story is a wonderful romantic, characters are awesome.  Check our Catalog
Title
Pride and Prejudice
Author
Jane Austen