Upcoming events

Learn how to invest in your child’s future without sacrificing yours with host and presenter John M. Dyer, CRPC® Associate Financial Advisor with Ameriprise Financial. During this complimentary, informal seminar, you’ll learn ways to:

  • Define a college saving goal that is right for you
  • Determine today’s cost and various payment options
  • Balance retirement and college savings
  • Understand what goes into college saving and college spending

 

Event Date 10-10-2016 7:00 pm
Event End Date 10-10-2016 8:00 pm
Registered 0
Available 50

New story times for the youngest children, infants to 15 months and their adults. Enjoy 30 minutes of language building activities for babies including songs, rhymes, and play. Older siblings may attend, but these sessions are designed for babies up through 15 months old. Join the fun!

Registration System for Story Times: Story times are “ticketed drop-in” which means there is no advance registration. On the day of the program, visit the Youth Services Desk and pick up a numbered ticket which will be available 15 minutes before the program begins. Most story times have 24 spots available.

Event Date 10-11-2016 10:15 am
Event End Date 10-11-2016 10:45 am
Available 24

Join Sparky the Fire Dog and his friend Royal Oak Firefighter Cary Thompson for an evening of stories and safety tips. Each family will be able to choose a book to keep. Registration is requested. Limit 75. Register below or call the Youth Services Desk at (248) 246-3725.

Event Date 10-11-2016 7:00 pm
Event End Date 10-11-2016 8:00 pm
Registered 75
Available 0

These 30-minute story times for ages 5 and under with their adults incorporate many enjoyable pre-reading skills including stories, rhymes, songs, finger plays, movement, and a craft. The same program is repeated on Monday and Wednesday mornings.

Registration System for Story Times: Story times are “ticketed drop-in” which means there is no advance registration. On the day of the program, visit the Youth Services Desk and pick up a numbered ticket which will be available 15 minutes before the program begins. Most story times have 24 spots available.

Event Date 10-12-2016 10:15 am
Event End Date 10-12-2016 10:45 am
Available 24

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:

October 12


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 10-12-2016 4:00 pm
Event End Date 10-12-2016 6:00 pm

These story times for independent listeners include a variety of stories, movement, music, and an art or craft activity. Programs last about 45 minutes. Adults wait outside the story room.

Registration System for Story Times: Story times are “ticketed drop-in” which means there is no advance registration. On the day of the program, visit the Youth Services Desk and pick up a numbered ticket which will be available 15 minutes before the program begins. Most story times have 24 spots available.

Event Date 10-13-2016 10:15 am
Event End Date 10-13-2016 11:00 am
Available 24

Make beautiful molded chocolates and chocolate-covered pretzels for your family, friends and yourself! Registration is requested. Limit 20. Register below or call the Youth Services Desk at (248) 246-3725.

Event Date 10-13-2016 6:30 pm
Event End Date 10-13-2016 7:30 pm
Registered 20
Available 0

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.

Event Date 10-15-2016 10:30 am
Event End Date 10-15-2016 12:15 pm

Pianist Martin Mandelbaum with vocalists Diana Turner and John Demerell will perform the Best of Broadway. Registration is requested. Limit 100. Register below or contact the Adult Reference desk at (248) 246-3727.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Royal Oak Public Library.

Event Date 10-15-2016 3:00 pm
Event End Date 10-15-2016 4:30 pm
Registered 3
Available 97

These 30-minute story times for ages 5 and under with their adults incorporate many enjoyable pre-reading skills including stories, rhymes, songs, finger plays, movement, and a craft. The same program is repeated on Monday and Wednesday mornings.

Registration System for Story Times: Story times are “ticketed drop-in” which means there is no advance registration. On the day of the program, visit the Youth Services Desk and pick up a numbered ticket which will be available 15 minutes before the program begins. Most story times have 24 spots available.

Event Date 10-17-2016 10:15 am
Event End Date 10-17-2016 10:45 am
Available 24

Contact

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

Hours

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