01
Aug
2016

Book distribution volunteer opportunity

10:00 am -6:00 pm

Volunteer to help staff the Summer Reading book give-away. Staff the registration table & re-stock the Summer Reading book inventory. Contact Amy Howes: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Youth Services at (248) 246-3725 to schedule your volunteer times. 2-hour shifts available.

01
Aug
2016

Ready, Set, Go!

10:15 am -11:00 am

Join us on the library lawn for activities such as Twister, Giant Jenga, hula hoops, jump ropes, hopscotch and more! Children will enjoy a story and song, and then have time to explore different games with their families. Registration is requested. Limit 40.

02
Aug
2016

Magic Carpet Theatre

7:00 pm -8:00 pm

Join the cast of the Magic Carpet Theatre for a presentation of Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak’s story about a boy’s journey into his imagination. The performers use a special interactive readers’ theatre style where children participate by role-playing, creating sound effects, and making rhythms. The Magic Carpet Performance is fast-paced with lots of humor and audience participation.

02
Aug
2016

Tuesday Teen Volunteer hours

7:00 pm -8:00 pm
2 of 10 places available

Volunteer this summer @ ROPL and earn community service hours for school. Tasks may include prepping crafts, organizing, cleaning toys & books, and other essential behind-the-scenes activities. Registration is requested. Limit 10 per 1-hour session.

For other volunteer opportunities at youth programs, please sign up at the Youth Services desk or phone (248) 246-3725.

03
Aug
2016

Ready, Set, Go!

10:15 am -11:00 am
2 of 40 places available

Join us on the library lawn for activities such as Twister, Giant Jenga, hula hoops, jump ropes, hopscotch and more! Children will enjoy a story and song, and then have time to explore different games with their families. Registration is requested. Limit 40.

03
Aug
2016

Youth Art Therapy

5:30 pm -6:30 pm

Join certified art therapists Tessa Bird and Erin Shahly as they teach you to explore your thoughts, feelings and emotions through the arts. You will learn the benefits of art therapy and take part in an art experiment. Registration is requested. Limit 25.

03
Aug
2016

Teen Art Expression Session

6:30 pm -7:15 pm
16 of 20 places available

Join certified art therapists Tessa Bird and Erin Shahly as they teach you to explore your thoughts, feelings and emotions through the arts. A variety of multisensory art materials and techniques, including drawing, paint and clay are used. Registration is requested. Limit 20.

03
Aug
2016

Teen Art Expression Session

6:30 pm -7:15 pm

Express your thoughts, feelings and emotions through the arts. A variety of multisensory art materials and techniques, including drawing, paint and clay will be available. Presented by certified art therapists Tessa Bird and Erin Shahly. Registration is requested. Limit 20.

03
Aug
2016

Adult Art Therapy

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

Join certified art therapists Tessa Bird and Erin Shahly as they teach you to explore your thoughts, feelings and emotions through the arts. You will learn the benefits of art therapy and take part in an art experiment.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Royal Oak Public Library.

04
Aug
2016

Community Partners: Police

1:00 pm -2:00 pm

Meet a police officer and go on a tour of the Royal Oak Police station! Learn more about what police officers do and what it takes to become a police officer. See inside the station including a look at the jail cells. This program is offered on three different dates. Please register for one and meet at the library's youth activity room. Registration is requested. Limit 20 per session.