15
Jul
2016

Junior Theater

11:15 am -12:15 pm

Children explore the world of theater while learning to speak and move onstage. They will get into different characters and act out a short scene. Each session is different. Presented by Jacqueline Murphy. Registration is requested. Limit 25 per session.

16
Jul
2016

Independent Film Series: Theeb (2014)

2:00 pm -3:30 pm
100 of 100 places available


Theeb (2014)
In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming-of-age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British officer to his secret destination. Arabic w/English subtitles. 100 minutes. Registration is requested. Limit 100.

18
Jul
2016

Safety Town

9:00 am -11:30 am
115 of 150 places available

Come to Safety Town and learn about fire safety, bike safety, stranger danger, animal safety and much more in fun interactive sessions. Presented by the Royal Oak Fire Department. Also, Pro Martial Arts of Troy will be on hand to provide an interactive anti-bullying session. Choose either the morning or afternoon. Each session lasts 2.5 hours. Registration is requested. Limit 150 each session.

This program will be held at the Royal Oak Farmers Market.

18
Jul
2016

Outdoor Family Story Times

10:15 am -11:00 am

Enjoy the fresh air along with some stories and activities on the library lawn. Bring a blanket or beach towel to sit on. No registration is required.

Will be held indoors in inclement weather.

18
Jul
2016

Safety Town

1:00 pm -3:30 pm
135 of 150 places available

Come to Safety Town and learn about fire safety, bike safety, stranger danger, animal safety and much more in fun interactive sessions. Presented by the Royal Oak Fire Department. Also, Pro Martial Arts of Troy will be on hand to provide an interactive anti-bullying session. Choose either the morning or afternoon. Each session lasts 2.5 hours. Registration is requested. Limit 150 each session.

This program will be held at the Royal Oak Farmers Market.

19
Jul
2016

Night Creatures

7:00 pm -8:00 pm
11 of 125 places available

Join members of the Organization for Bat Conservation as they reveal the secrets to life after dark in this interactive program. Encounter a live owl, bats, and other nocturnal animals, as you learn about the fascinating adaptations and survival tools of nighttime creatures.

19
Jul
2016

Teen Volunteer hours

7:00 pm -8:00 pm
6 of 10 places available

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.

20
Jul
2016

Storybook Dance: Ages 3-4

10:00 am -10:30 am

Listen to a different dance-themed story each week and then enjoy “dancing” the story with music, make-believe, and fun! Presented by Borgo School of Dance. Parents wait outside the room. Registration is requested. Limit 20.

20
Jul
2016

Storybook Dance: Ages 5-8

10:45 am -11:15 am
2 of 20 places available

Listen to a different dance-themed story each week and then enjoy “dancing” the story with music, make-believe, and fun! Presented by Borgo School of Dance. Parents wait outside the room. Registration is requested. Limit 20.

20
Jul
2016

Community Partners: Police

1:00 pm -2:00 pm

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.

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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
12:00 - 09:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 09:00
Thursday
12:00 - 09:00
Friday
10:00 - 06:00
Saturday
CLOSED
Sunday
CLOSED