The Quintet Cantabile will return with chamber music to complete our fabulous 2016/17 ROPL Live Music Series. Registration is requested.
Local journalist and blogger, Cindy La Ferle, will offer Write Where You Are: Using Journaling to Jumpstart Your Memoirs. Registration is requested. Limit 40.
Team up with the Royal Oak Public Library to help our hungry neighbors in need. The fourth annual Food for Thought Campaign is a regional effort to offset the post-holiday decline in emergency food availability during the early spring. Bring in nonperishable food items and place them in donation boxes inside the library.
The 2017 Royal Oak Area Preschool and Child Care Directory provides information on over 36 area facilities that provide services for children ages six and under. The directory provides information on area preschools, child care programs, educational approaches, special needs programs, and specialty programs.
The following paper 2016 federal tax forms and instruction booklets are available for pick up in the Library: Forms 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ and the corresponding instruction books. We will NOT be getting the schedules and specialty forms for 2016. Visit www.irs.gov to print online forms, or call 1-800-829-3676 to order forms and publications.
Wireless mobile printing is now available at the Royal Oak Public Library. Library cardholders can print wirelessly using a laptop, tablet, phone or other mobile device. Printing works from anywhere in the Library as long as you are connected to our public Wi-Fi network.
Each year the Royal Oak Public Library compiles a list of places that can provide assistance for the following: temporary day and overnight shelter; groceries; meals; clothing; referrals; transportation; and housing.
Gale Courses offers patrons access to hundreds of instructor-led online courses covering everything from health and wellness to creative writing, computer programming, GED test preparation and much more.
These courses are developed by expert instructors, many currently working at universities around the country, and have continuous enrollment dates.
With 4000 courses available, Pronunciator gives Royal Oak patrons access to 80 Languages. The languages range from Afrikaans to Mongolian to Xhosa (and more in between). These language courses are available in English as well as many other languages.
Know someone who needs to learn English? Pronunciator also provides ESL courses in 50 different languages to help learn and improve English language skills.
Do you love reading magazines? If you do, Zinio is what you’ve been waiting for. All you need is a Royal Oak Library card and an internet connection. You can choose from several hundred popular and current magazines, access back issues of selected titles, and download them to your mobile device or read them on your computer – for free!
The Michigan Activity Pass program is designed to enhance the learning experience for people of all ages by providing reduced cost or complimentary access to arts and cultural organizations across the state of Michigan.
The Royal Oak Public Library offers large print books, audiobooks, downloadable books and an adaptive computer that contains magnification software, text to speech, and a large print keyboard. Librarians are available to help anyone wishing to browse these collections or use the adaptive computer.
Odilo provides libraries with a different channel for eBook lending, incorporating library-created content, as well as content from midlist, emerging, small, independent and self-publishers. With titles from more than 500 publishers worldwide, Odilo provides a rich catalog for users to explore!