Upcoming events

Make beautiful molded chocolates and chocolate-covered pretzels for your family, friends and yourself! Registration is requested. Limit 20. Register below or call the Youth Services Desk at (248) 246-3725.

Event Date 10-13-2016 6:30 pm
Event End Date 10-13-2016 7:30 pm
Registered 20
Available 0

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. Please phone (248) 246-3725 or sign up in person at the Youth Services Desk for a 20-minute time slot.

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

Pianist Martin Mandelbaum with vocalists Diana Turner and John Demerell will perform the Best of Broadway. Registration is requested. Limit 100. Register below or contact the Adult Reference desk at (248) 246-3727.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Royal Oak Public Library.

Event Date 10-15-2016 3:00 pm
Event End Date 10-15-2016 4:30 pm
Registered 7
Available 93

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 10-17-2016 10:15 am
Event End Date 10-17-2016 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.

Event Date 10-18-2016 10:15 am
Event End Date 10-18-2016 10:45 am
Available 24

Join Baffling Bill and Gus the Bunny for their Spectacular Illusion Show. Registration is requested. Limit 100. Register below of call the Youth Services Desk at (248) 246-3725.

Event Date 10-18-2016 7:00 pm
Event End Date 10-18-2016 8:00 pm
Registered 100
Available 0

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 10-19-2016 10:15 am
Event End Date 10-19-2016 10:45 am
Available 24

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 10-20-2016 10:15 am
Event End Date 10-20-2016 11:00 am
Available 24

Get ready for Halloween! Make luminaries, mummies, apothecary jars and more. Registration is requested. Limit 20. Register below or call the Youth Services Desk at (248) 246-3725.

Event Date 10-20-2016 6:30 pm
Event End Date 10-20-2016 7:30 pm
Registered 20
Available 0

Join other volunteers on Saturday, October 22 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, for a fall cleanup of the Butterfly Garden in preparation for the long winter.

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 10-22-2016 10:00 am
Event End Date 10-22-2016 2:00 pm

Contact

Directions
222 E. Eleven Mile
Royal Oak, MI 48067
248-246-3700
info@ropl.org

Hours

Monday
10:00 - 09:00
Tuesday
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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