28
Apr
2016

Story Times for Four- and Five-Year-Olds

1:15 pm -2:00 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. Ticketed Drop-In: Limit 24.

28
Apr
2016

Video Games for Tweens: Ages 7 - 11

4:30 pm -5:30 pm

Chill out playing video games on our Xbox 360 with Kinect, Wii, Playstation 2, and Game Cube.

28
Apr
2016

Teens: Video Games

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

Kick back and play Wii, Gamecube, and Xbox 360 with Kinect. Bring a friend! Snacks provided.

30
Apr
2016

Meet a Therapy Dog

10:00 am -11:00 am

Stop by and meet Bleu, a Doctor Paws certified therapy dog, along with Bleu's humans, Jacqui and Laura, who will read stories and answer questions about therapy dogs.
No registration necessary.

02
May
2016

Pre-Retirement and Investment Workshops

7:00 pm -8:45 pm
36 of 40 places available

 

Are you thinking about retirement? If so, join Thomas H. Gunn, president of Investment Advisors, Inc. of Royal Oak and Takeya L. Haugabook of the Social Security Administration. They will help you make plans for “someday” by assisting you with creating your own My Social Security account at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount.

Registration is requested. Fill out the form by clicking the event title or call the adult reference desk at 248-246-3727.

04
May
2016

Morning Coloring Club

10:30 am -12:00 pm
39 of 50 places available

Check out our morning coloring program and make something beautiful before lunch! All materials will be provided (or bring your own if you’d like). For ages 18 and over. Limit 50.

Registration is requested. Sign up for free below or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-246-3727.

04
May
2016

Awakening Your Gifts

6:00 pm -6:40 pm
31 of 50 places available

You will learn a simple process to realize and empower your innate presence on the planet through alignment of your mind, emotions and sexuality. Barbara White, Presenter. Limit 50.

The Royal Oak Public Library in collaboration with the Royal Oak Community Coalition will host this five-part series. Registration is requested. Register below or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-246-3727.

04
May
2016

Art Therapy

6:45 pm -7:25 pm
24 of 50 places available

You will explore the field of Art Therapy and its applications among individuals of all ages and abilities. Come learn the benefits of art therapy and take part in an art experiential. Erin Shahly MEd ATR and Tessa Bird, MEd ATR-BC, Presenters. Limit 50.

The Royal Oak Public Library in collaboration with the Royal Oak Community Coalition will host this five-part series. Registration is requested. Register below or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-246-3727.

04
May
2016

May the 4th Be With You: Star Wars Fan Day Celebration: All Ages

7:00 pm -8:00 pm
Registration begins on December 7.

A long time ago in a library far, far, away… there was a Star Wars party. Celebrate all things Star Wars with stories, crafts, games, trivia and more. Come in costume! Limit 40.

09
May
2016

Pre-Retirement and Investment Workshops

7:00 pm -8:45 pm
36 of 40 places available

 

Interested in building a personal investment portfolio? If so, join Thomas H. Gunn, president of Investment Advisors, Inc. of Royal Oak for this educational investment program. Mr. Gunn will cover the basics of CDs, mutual funds (both bond funds and stock funds) and individual stocks and annuities. He will discuss what it means to be a balanced investor (your debt/equity ratio) and the importance of investment diversification. He will present information about Morningstar.com and all the information available on the free library-offered database.  Finally, he will help you answer the question: Should you be a do-it-yourself investor or should you use an investment professional to help you.  There are many successful DIY investors.  He will talk about where you can purchase various investments products.

Please bring your investment questions to the meeting.

Investment Advisors, Inc. is a fee-only registered investment advisory firm based in Royal Oak since 2006.  Visit their website at Investment Advisors, Inc.  to download a free report entitled, "Understanding Debt/Equity Ratio."

Registration is requested. Fill out the form by clicking the event title or call the adult reference desk at 248-246-3727.

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