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MeLCat / Area Libraries

MeLCat will be unavailable for the next 24 - 48 hours due to a hardware upgrade.
Users will not be able to search the MeLCat catalog or place holds, but can check out MeLCat items that are currently available for pick-up.

Shelves of books at the orion library


MeLCat (Michigan eLibrary Catalog) allows Orion residents to request physical materials from a collection of over 176 libraries located throughout Michigan and have the items delivered to the Orion Library for pick-up.

If you are not an Orion resident, MeLCat services may be available through your home library.

MeLCat Loan Periods

  • Print Material - 28 day loan period with one 28 day renewal

  • A/V Material - 14 day loan period with no renewal

The Library Network (TLN)

Orion residents may present their Orion Library card with valid ID at any TLN member library or Troy Public Library and receive borrowing privileges.

Items checked out from a TLN Shared Catalog library may be returned to any other library within the shared system. Items from Clarkson Independence District, Rochester Hills, and Troy must be returned to their respective libraries.

A stack of books showing only the top or bottom end of the books
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