05
Jul
2016

Pirates in the Pool! The Puppet Show

7:00 pm -8:00 pm
25 of 125 places available

Join Rob Papineau and his Pippin Puppets as Captain Pirate Petey sails the pirate ship “Giggling Twinky” on pretend adventures through the back yard. You’ll see mermaids, sea-monsters, shipwrecks, and treasure on the journey!

05
Jul
2016

Teen Volunteer hours

7:00 pm -8:00 pm
3 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.

06
Jul
2016

Music with Miss Ann

10:15 am -11:00 am

Join Miss Ann and her guitar for songs and musical stories with the audience adding to the beat with percussion instruments. Registration is requested. Limit 40.

06
Jul
2016

Morning Coloring Club

10:30 am -12:00 pm
43 of 50 places available

Check out our morning coloring program and make something beautiful before lunch! All materials will be provided (or bring your own if you’d like). For ages 18 and over. Limit 50.

Registration is requested. Sign up for free below or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-246-3727.

06
Jul
2016

Water Rockets

3:00 pm -5:00 pm

Build your own water and air powered rocket and launch it on the library lawn. Bring an empty two-liter plastic bottle and your creativity. Marc Center and his able assistants will be our launch experts. Parents are encouraged to help with rocket construction. This is a two-hour program. Registration is requested. Limit 30.

07
Jul
2016

Learn about Tai Chi

5:00 pm -6:00 pm
23 of 50 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 50.

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
22 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
93 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.