07
Jul
2016

Keep on Coloring

6:30 pm -8:00 pm
27 of 50 places available

Check out our new coloring program for adults! We will supply all of the materials for this series: sheets from great new adult coloring books, pencils, and crayons, or you can bring your own. All you will need to think about is which color you will choose next! For ages 18 and over. Limit 50.

Registration is requested. Fill out the form by clicking the event title or call the adult reference desk at 248-246-3727.

07
Jul
2016

Taoist Tai Chi® Demonstration

6:30 pm -7:15 pm
23 of 25 places available

Join members from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA for an opportunity to learn more about this ancient path to good health of body and mind. Wear comfortable loose clothing. Registration is requested. Limit 25.

07
Jul
2016

Taoist Tai Chi® Demonstration

7:30 pm -8:30 pm
95 of 100 places available

Join members from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA and discover an ancient method to cultivate your health. Just like a good book, experience the Tai Chi moment and start on a journey of self-discovery. Hear stories from long time practitioners about how Tai Chi has changed their lives and their health. See the entire sequence of 108 moves that improves circulation, balance, strength, and flexibility, while reducing tension.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Royal Oak Public Library.

08
Jul
2016

Junior Creative Movement

10:15 am -11:00 am

Join Jacqueline Murphy in this introduction to the world of music and dance. Children will participate in activities using a variety of props including scarves, feathers, and a parachute. Registration is requested. Limit 25.

08
Jul
2016

Preschool Creative Movement

11:15 am -12:00 pm

Join Jacqueline Murphy in this introduction to the world of music and dance. Children will participate in activities using a variety of props including scarves, feathers, and a parachute. Registration is requested. Limit 25.

08
Jul
2016

Taste of Theater: Ages 8-14

1:00 pm -2:00 pm
9 of 25 places available

Lots of fun for anyone who wants to learn more about theater! Participants do various theater exercises which will improve stage presence, improvisation, and being comfortable in front of an audience. Each session is different but interrelated, so sign up for one or both. Presented by Jacqueline Murphy. Registration is requested. Limit 25.

08
Jul
2016

Video Games for Tweens

2:30 pm -3:45 pm
1 of 20 places available

Chill out playing video games on our Xbox 360 with Kinect, Wii, PlayStation 2, and Game Cube. Registration requested. Limit 20 per session.

08
Jul
2016

Teen Video Games

4:00 pm -5:15 pm
14 of 20 places available

Kick back and play Wii, Gamecube, and Xbox 360 with Kinect. Bring a friend! Snacks provided. Registration is requested. Limit 20.

09
Jul
2016

Read to the Dogs for Independent Readers

10:30 am -12:15 pm

Registered therapy dogs are here to listen to children read to them in a one-to-one setting. It is fun and helps improve reading skills because the dog listens attentively and does not judge, laugh, or criticize. Please phone (248) 246-3725 or sign up in person at the Youth Services Desk for a 20-minute time slot.

11
Jul
2016

Summer Book Clubs: Book Buddies Book Club

10:00 am -9:00 pm

Book Buddies is a book club for ROPL’s youngest independent readers, ages 5-8. Each participant will get their own copy of the book to keep when they sign up at the Youth Services Desk. Club meetings are 45-60 minutes and include activities, book discussions, and snacks based on the book. Limit 25 per session.

The Gold Medal Mess
by David A. Kelly
The Gold Medal Mess is the first book in the MVP (Most Valuable Players) series by David A. Kelly. This book, set at an elementary school, features five friends who are getting ready for their school’s Olympics field day. There will be relay races, archery contests, and more! But not everyone wants to play fair – someone is trying to ruin the events! Can the kids in the Most Valuable Players Club solve the mystery, save the Olympics, and take home the gold?

Book pick up at Youth Services desk begins Monday, July 11.
Meeting on Wednesday, July 27 at 4:30 PM or 7:00 PM.

 

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Contact

Directions
222 E. Eleven Mile
Royal Oak, MI 48067
248-246-3700
info@ropl.org

Hours

Monday
10:00 - 09:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 09:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 09:00
Thursday
12:00 - 09:00
Friday
10:00 - 06:00
Saturday
CLOSED
Sunday
CLOSED