Upcoming events

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 125
Available 0

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 8
Available 2

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 38
Available 2

Join certified art therapists Tessa Bird and Erin Shahly as they teach you to explore your thoughts, feelings and emotions through the arts. You will learn the benefits of art therapy and take part in an art experiment. Registration is requested. Limit 25.

Event Date 08-03-2016 5:30 pm
Event End Date 08-03-2016 6:30 pm
Registered 25
Available 0

Express your thoughts, feelings and emotions through the arts. A variety of multisensory art materials and techniques, including drawing, paint and clay will be available. Presented by certified art therapists Tessa Bird and Erin Shahly. Registration is requested. Limit 20.

Event Date 08-03-2016 6:30 pm
Event End Date 08-03-2016 7:15 pm
Registered 20
Available 0

Join certified art therapists Tessa Bird and Erin Shahly as they teach you to explore your thoughts, feelings and emotions through the arts. You will learn the benefits of art therapy and take part in an art experiment.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Royal Oak Public Library.

Event Date 08-03-2016 7:30 pm
Event End Date 08-03-2016 8:30 pm
Registered 10
Available 90

Join certified art therapists Tessa Bird and Erin Shahly as they teach you to explore your thoughts, feelings and emotions through the arts. A variety of multisensory art materials and techniques, including drawing, paint and clay are used. Registration is requested. Limit 20.

Event Date 08-03-2016 7:30 pm
Event End Date 08-03-2016 3:15 pm
Registered 4
Available 16

Meet a police officer and go on a tour of the Royal Oak Police station! Learn more about what police officers do and what it takes to become a police officer. See inside the station including a look at the jail cells. This program is offered on three different dates. Please register for one and meet at the library's youth activity room. Registration is requested. Limit 20 per session.

Event Date 08-04-2016 1:00 pm
Event End Date 08-04-2016 2:00 pm
Registered 20
Available 0

Get a beautiful henna tattoo designed by Angel Shah of Mehendi Styling. Permission slips are available at the Youth Services Desk and online @ www.ropl.org/events. Registration & signed permission slip are required. Limit 28.

Event Date 08-04-2016 6:30 pm
Event End Date 08-04-2016 7:15 pm
Registered 28
Available 0

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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