Upcoming events

Celebrate the diversity of dragons with stories, information, and activities. Registration is requested. Limit 30.

2016 Fall Program Registration begins in September.

Event Date 09-27-2016 7:00 pm
Event End Date 09-27-2016 8:00 pm
Available 30

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 09-28-2016 10:15 am
Event End Date 09-28-2016 10:45 am
Available 24

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 09-28-2016 4:00 pm
Event End Date 09-28-2016 6:00 pm

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 09-28-2016 4:00 pm
Event End Date 09-28-2016 6:00 pm

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

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
CLOSED