23
Feb
2017

Teen Video Games

6:30 pm -7:30 pm
20 of 20 places available

Kick back playing video games on our Xbox 360 with Kinect, Wii, and GameCube. Snacks provided. Bring a friend! Registration is required. Limit 20. Register below or call the Youth Services Desk at (248) 246-3725.

25
Feb
2017

ESL Saturday Morning Conversations

10:30 am -11:30 am

Practice conversational English in a relaxed setting with other ESL learners on Saturday mornings from 10:30am to 11:30am in the library's auditorium. A brief video or presentation will be shared at the beginning of the hour to introduce the week’s topic and offer conversation starting points. Registration is not required. For more information call the Adult Reference Desk at (248) 246-3727.

25
Feb
2017

Carl Cafagna and The Creole Kitchen

3:00 pm -4:30 pm
93 of 100 places available


Carl Cafagna and The Creole Kitchen will be here for a Mardi Gras music celebration with songs like When the Saints Go Marchin’ In, Bourbon St. Parade and Tiger Rag.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Royal Oak Public Library.

27
Feb
2017

Family Story Times

10:15 am -10:45 am

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 All 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 Information Desk and pick up a numbered ticket which will be available 15 minutes before the program begins. Most story times have 24 spots available.

27
Feb
2017

Kids' Book Club: Ages 8-11

4:30 pm -5:30 pm

ROPL has a book club just for kids ages 8-11 in grades 3-6! Join us for a lively book discussion, activities and a light snack centered on the featured book. Participants will get a copy of the book to keep when they sign up in person at the Youth Services Desk. Limit 15 per session.

Willow Run by Patricia Reilly Giff
Meggie Dillon’s life has been turned upside down by World War II. Meggie’s father has announced that they must help the war effort and move to Willow Run, Michigan, where he’ll work nights in a factory building important war planes that will help fight the enemy in Europe. There Meggie faces questions about courage, and what it takes to go into battle, like her brother, Eddie, and to keep hope alive on the home front.

Book pickup at Youth Services Desk begins Monday, January 30.
Meeting on Monday, February 27, 4:30 - 5:30 PM

27
Feb
2017

Sending Your Child to College

7:00 pm -8:30 pm
50 of 50 places available

Learn how to invest in your child’s future without sacrificing yours with host and presenter John M. Dyer, CRPC® Associate Financial Advisor with Ameriprise Financial. During this complimentary, informal seminar, you’ll learn ways to:

  • Define a college saving goal that is right for you
  • Determine today’s cost and various payment options
  • Balance retirement and college savings
  • Understand what goes into college saving and college spending

Registration is requested. Limit 50. Register below or call the Adult Reference Desk at (248) 246-3727.

28
Feb
2017

Preschool Story Times for Ages 3-5

10:15 am -10:45 am

These 45-minute sessions are designed for preschoolers who enjoy more extended stories, movement, music and crafts. Adults stay with the children and younger siblings may attend but these sessions are developmentally appropriate for ages 3-5.

Registration System for All 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 Information Desk and pick up a numbered ticket which will be available 15 minutes before the program begins. Most story times have 24 spots available.

28
Feb
2017

I am Not a dinosaur!: Ages 4 and up

7:00 pm -8:00 pm
24 of 30 places available

Sure, dinosaurs were amazing, but there were many amazing prehistoric beasts that weren’t dinosaurs. Come to the library and learn about some of these creatures while also enjoying related activities. Registration is requested. Limit 30. Register below or call the Youth Services Desk at (248) 246-3725.

01
Mar
2017

Family Story Times

10:15 am -10:45 am

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 All 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 Information Desk and pick up a numbered ticket which will be available 15 minutes before the program begins. Most story times have 24 spots available.

02
Mar
2017

Baby Size!

10:15 am -10:45 am

These story times are for the youngest children, infants to 15 months, and their caregivers. Enjoy 30 minutes of literacy building activities for babies including songs and rhymes and sharing board books. Older siblings may attend, but these sessions are designed for babies up through 15 months old. Join the fun!

Registration System for All 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 Information Desk and pick up a numbered ticket which will be available 15 minutes before the program begins. Most story times have 24 spots available.

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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
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
CLOSED