Upcoming events

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 10-03-2016 10:15 am
Event End Date 10-03-2016 10:45 am
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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 10-04-2016 10:15 am
Event End Date 10-04-2016 10:45 am
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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. Register below or call the Youth Services Desk at (248) 246-3725.

Event Date 10-04-2016 7:00 pm
Event End Date 10-04-2016 8:00 pm
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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 10-05-2016 10:15 am
Event End Date 10-05-2016 10:45 am
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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 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.

All of the free workshops will run from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm in the Friends Auditorium. Registration is requested. Limit 30. Register below or call 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
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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 10-06-2016 10:15 am
Event End Date 10-06-2016 11:00 am
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In Middle School, Rafe tries to break every rule in his school’s oppressive Code of Conduct. But rules are rules, right? Maybe not! Book-to-movie talk, games, activities and snacks. Registration is requested. Limit 20. Register below or call the Youth Services Desk at (248) 246-3725.

Event Date 10-06-2016 6:30 pm
Event End Date 10-06-2016 7:30 pm
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Check out our coloring program for adults! We will supply all of the materials for this series: sheets from 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. Registration is requested. Limit 50. Register below or call the Adult Reference Desk at (248) 246-3727.

Event Date 10-06-2016 6:30 pm
Event End Date 10-06-2016 8:00 pm
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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 10-10-2016 10:15 am
Event End Date 10-10-2016 10:45 am
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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
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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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