Upcoming events

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.

Event Date 07-06-2016 10:30 am
Event End Date 07-06-2016 12:00 pm
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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.

Event Date 07-07-2016 6:30 pm
Event End Date 07-07-2016 8:00 pm
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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.

Event Date 07-07-2016 7:30 pm
Event End Date 07-07-2016 8:30 pm
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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. Limit 25.

Event Date 07-08-2016 10:15 am
Event End Date 07-08-2016 11:00 am
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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. Limit 25.

Event Date 07-08-2016 11:15 am
Event End Date 07-08-2016 12:00 pm
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Enjoy the fresh air along with some stories and activities on the library lawn. Bring a blanket or beach towel to sit on. (Will be held indoors in inclement weather.) No registration is required.

Event Date 07-11-2016 10:15 am
Event End Date 07-11-2016 11:00 am

The Summer Science Festival features a wide variety of unique, interactive projects that includes science experiments, ‘make and take’ activities and art creations. Make sure you allow enough time to try all nine activities!  Presented by the Ann Arbor Hands On Museum. This program lasts two hours.

Event Date 07-12-2016 7:00 pm
Event End Date 07-12-2016 9:00 pm
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The Royal Oak Public Library Butterfly Garden needs volunteers to help maintain the garden throughout the spring, summer and fall. The volunteer schedule is planned below:

Garden Maintenance:
Wednesdays, 4:00 - 6:00 pm:

May 25; June 8 and 22; July 13 and 27; August 10 and 24; September 28; October 12

Spring Cleanup:
Wednesday, April 27, 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Spring Planting/Mulching:
Saturday, May 14, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fall Planting:
Wednesday, September 7, 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Fall Cleanup:
Saturday, October 22, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Mary Ann DeKane at 248-246-3714 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Event Date 07-13-2016 4:00 pm
Event End Date 07-13-2016 6:00 pm

Join the staff of Belightful Yoga as they teach you to experience vibrant body and mind wellness through the practice of yoga. Bring a mat and wear loose comfortable clothing. No prior yoga experience necessary.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Royal Oak Public Library.

Event Date 07-14-2016 7:30 pm
Event End Date 07-14-2016 8:30 pm
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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. Limit 25.

Event Date 07-15-2016 10:15 am
Event End Date 07-15-2016 11:00 am
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Contact

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

Hours

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