Upcoming events

Listen to a different dance-themed story each week and then enjoy “dancing” the story with music, make-believe, and fun! Presented by Borgo School of Dance. Parents wait outside the room. Registration is requested. Limit 20.

Event Date 07-27-2016 10:45 am
Event End Date 07-27-2016 11:15 am
Registered 20
Available 0

What would it be like to combine yoga with ballet? Join Borgo School of Dance and learn several yoga and ballet positions that combine to make a fun fitness routine. Finish with a sun salutation! Registration is requested. Limit 20.

Event Date 07-27-2016 11:30 am
Event End Date 07-27-2016 12:30 pm
Registered 20
Available 0

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 07-27-2016 4:00 pm
Event End Date 07-27-2016 6:00 pm

Help maintain the library’s butterfly garden and learn more about the plants and animals found there. Crystal Castle, butterfly garden coordinator, welcomes families with children four years old and up (caregiver must be present) who want to help take care of the garden. Along with the gardening, you may spot butterflies and learn more about the plants and why they are included in the butterfly garden.

Event Date 07-27-2016 4:00 pm
Event End Date 07-27-2016 6:00 pm
Registered 8

Help maintain the library’s butterfly garden and learn more about the plants and animals found there. This is a great volunteer opportunity for garden & nature enthusiasts. If you are interested in volunteering call Youth Services at (248) 246-3725 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Event Date 07-27-2016 4:00 pm
Event End Date 07-27-2016 6:00 pm
Registered 2

Join the trainers of Heartfulness Institute as they guide you through the Heartfulness Relaxation and Meditation which are simple yet unique techniques to relax and tune into your heart. Experience the lightness and joy of your true nature within. No prior meditation experience required. Just bring yourself! Registration is requested. Visit ropl.org or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-246-3727 to sign up for this free program.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Royal Oak Public Library.

Event Date 07-27-2016 7:00 pm
Event End Date 07-27-2016 8:30 pm
Registered 10
Available 90

Dan Briere of the Little Creatures Company will bring animals from around the world, including two parrots, a chinchilla, tarantula, giant African bull frog and various reptiles. Registration is requested. Limit 100.

Event Date 07-28-2016 4:00 pm
Event End Date 07-28-2016 5:00 pm
Registered 84
Available 16

Don’t miss Dan Briere’s ‘Creature Feature’ Exotic Pets presentation. See animals from around the world, including 2 Parrots and a Chinchilla, Tarantula, Giant African Bull Frog and 5 various reptiles. Registration is requested. Limit 30.

Event Date 07-28-2016 6:30 pm
Event End Date 07-28-2016 5:30 pm
Registered 20
Available 10

Have you read a good book lately? Share your enthusiasm! Join us for pizza and a casual book discussion. Registration is requested. Limit 20.

Event Date 07-29-2016 2:00 pm
Event End Date 07-29-2016 3:00 pm
Registered 10
Available 10

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.

Event Date 08-01-2016 10:00 am
Event End Date 08-13-2016 6:00 pm
Registered 1

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