Upcoming events

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.

2016 Fall Program Registration begins in September.

Event Date 09-29-2016 10:15 am
Event End Date 09-29-2016 11:00 am
Available 24

Chill out playing video games on our Xbox 360 with Kinect, Wii and Game Cube. Registration is requested. Limit 20.

2016 Fall Program Registration begins in September.

Event Date 09-29-2016 4:30 pm
Event End Date 09-29-2016 5:30 pm
Available 20

Land Grab (2016)
The film chronicles Detroit resident John Hantz's effort to acquire one square mile of blighted Detroit neighborhood and turn it into urban farming, and the resistance he meets from local residents and the Detroit City Council. In English. 90 Minutes. Registration is requested. Limit 100.

2016 Fall Program Registration begins in September.

Event Date 09-29-2016 6:00 pm
Event End Date 09-29-2016 7:30 pm
Available 100

Kick back and play Wii, Gamecube, and Xbox 360 with Kinect. Bring a friend! Snacks provided. Registration is requested. Limit 20.

2016 Teen Fall Program Registration begins in September.

Event Date 09-29-2016 6:30 pm
Event End Date 09-29-2016 7:30 pm
Available 20

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.

2016 Fall Program Registration begins in September.

Event Date 10-03-2016 10:15 am
Event End Date 10-03-2016 10:45 am
Available 24

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.

2016 Fall Program Registration begins in September.

Event Date 10-04-2016 10:15 am
Event End Date 10-04-2016 10:45 am
Available 24

Celebrate the imagination, skills, and saga of Star Wars! Games, crafts, Star Wars trivia, and more will be happening at our Star Wars evening. Come dressed as your favorite Star Wars character if you like. May the Force Be With You! Registration is requested. Limit 50.

2016 Fall Program Registration begins in September.

Event Date 10-04-2016 7:00 pm
Event End Date 10-04-2016 8:00 pm
Available 50

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.

2016 Fall Program Registration begins in September.

Event Date 10-05-2016 10:15 am
Event End Date 10-05-2016 10:45 am
Available 24

Join Cindy La Ferle and other writers and journalists for three monthly workshops on Wednesdays designed to sharpen your writing, self-presentation and public relations skills.

On Sept. 7, Actor/author Lisa Peers will use theatre exercises to help improve your writing and self-presentation confidence.

On Oct. 5, La Ferle and writers Claire Charlton and Pam Houghton will offer a panel discussion "Publicity 101" to offer tips on how to write a press release and how to promote and publicize your business or event.

On Nov. 2, La Ferle will host "Writing Your Own Hero's Journey," a personal writing class aimed at telling your life story as a journey where you look at the highs and lows of your life as story material. La Ferle, a columnist for Michigan Prime and author of Writing Home, a book of essays and articles, has offered many popular memoir-writing classes at the library. 

All of the free workshops will run from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm in the Friends Auditorium. Registration is requested. Limit 30. Visit ropl.org or telephone the Adult Reference Desk at (248) 246-3727.

Event Date 10-05-2016 7:00 pm
Event End Date 10-05-2016 8:30 pm
Available 30

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.

2016 Fall Program Registration begins in September.

Event Date 10-06-2016 10:15 am
Event End Date 10-06-2016 11:00 am
Available 24
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Contact

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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
10:00 - 06:00
Sunday
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