Upcoming events

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 3

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 23
Available 7

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 13
Available 7

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

Join us on the library lawn for activities such as Twister, Giant Jenga, hula hoops, jump ropes, hopscotch and more! Children will enjoy a story and song, and then have time to explore different games with their families. Registration is requested. Limit 40.

Event Date 08-01-2016 10:15 am
Event End Date 08-01-2016 11:00 am
Registered 40
Available 0

Join the cast of the Magic Carpet Theatre for a presentation of Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak’s story about a boy’s journey into his imagination. The performers use a special interactive readers’ theatre style where children participate by role-playing, creating sound effects, and making rhythms. The Magic Carpet Performance is fast-paced with lots of humor and audience participation.

Event Date 08-02-2016 7:00 pm
Event End Date 08-02-2016 8:00 pm
Registered 95
Available 30

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.

Event Date 08-02-2016 7:00 pm
Event End Date 08-02-2016 8:00 pm
Registered 5
Available 5

Join us on the library lawn for activities such as Twister, Giant Jenga, hula hoops, jump ropes, hopscotch and more! Children will enjoy a story and song, and then have time to explore different games with their families. Registration is requested. Limit 40.

Event Date 08-03-2016 10:15 am
Event End Date 08-03-2016 11:00 am
Registered 30
Available 10

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