Upcoming events

Do you need a break from homework or are you just looking for some after-school fun? Drop in for an hour of crafts & games on select Mondays through April. Snacks provided.

Event Date 03-14-2016 4:00 pm
Event End Date 03-14-2016 5:00 pm

Dermatologist Richard Weller explains how UV light can lead to great benefit for blood pressure and the cardiovascular system.

Gather at the library for Tea & TED on select Tuesdays from 12:15 to 1:15pm. These "brown bag lunch" events will include a TED video presentation (18 minutes or less) followed by a moderated, open discussion on the presented topic.

Tea & TED is sponsored by the City of Royal Oak Health and Wellness Committee and ROPL. Refreshments provided by the Royal Oak Community Coalition. All programs are free and open to the public.

Registration is requested. Fill out the form by clicking the event title or call the adult reference desk at 248-246-3727.

Event Date 03-15-2016 12:15 pm
Event End Date 03-15-2016 1:15 pm
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Join PaleoJoe as he introduces animals and plants that have been extinct for millions of years. He will discuss the geological forces that shaped the world, how fossils are formed, the Ice Age, and dinosaurs including T-Rex and velociraptor. Examine specimens ranging from 350 million to 15,000 years ago. Limit 100.

Event Date 03-15-2016 7:00 pm
Event End Date 03-15-2016 8:00 pm
Registration Start Date 12-07-2015 12:00 am
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These 30-minute story times for ages five and under with their adults include stories, rhymes, finger plays, movement, and a craft. Ticketed Drop-In: Limit 24.

Event Date 03-16-2016 10:15 am
Event End Date 03-16-2016 10:45 am

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. Ticketed Drop-In: Limit 24.

Event Date 03-17-2016 1:15 pm
Event End Date 03-17-2016 2:00 pm

Use rubbing plates or embossing tools to create pictures that will last a lifetime. All materials provided, including a frame for your finished piece.

Event Date 03-17-2016 6:30 pm
Event End Date 03-17-2016 7:30 pm
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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. Registration is required for this program. Please phone 248-246-3725 or sign up in person at the Youth Services Desk for a 20-minute time slot.

Event Date 03-19-2016 10:30 am
Event End Date 03-19-2016 12:15 pm

Inspired by a suffragist ancestor who starved herself to promote the integration of Cambridge University, Evie refused to marry and Dorothy defines a ban on photographing the bodies of her dead Iraq War soldier sons, a choice that embarrasses Dorothy's daughters.

Event Date 03-21-2016 10:00 am
Event End Date 03-21-2016 12:00 pm

These 30-minute sessions for toddlers and their caregivers include simple stories, rhymes, movement, songs, and a craft activity. Ticketed Drop-In: Limit 24.

Event Date 03-21-2016 10:15 am
Event End Date 03-21-2016 10:45 am

Do you need a break from homework or are you just looking for some after-school fun? Drop in for an hour of crafts & games on select Mondays through April. Snacks provided.

Event Date 03-21-2016 4:00 pm
Event End Date 03-21-2016 5:00 pm

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
10:00 - 06:00
Sunday
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