13
Feb
2016

Live Music Series: Metro Jazz Voices

3:00 pm -5:00 pm
72 of 100 places available

Join us on Saturday, February 13 at 3:00 pm in the Friends Auditorium as Metro Jazz Voices, Detroit's only four-part harmony vocal jazz group, make their second appearance at ROPL. MJV has recently released their second CD, “Wingin’ It,” which will be available for sale after the concert. They will perform selections from their new CD, as well as some of the greatest love songs from the American Songbook for Valentine's Day. Meri Slaven, Trish Shandor, Carl Cafagna & Jordan Schug will sing (Cafagna also plays saxophone & flute) with instrumental support from the Scott Gwinnell Trio. A delight for music lovers of all ages.

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

15
Feb
2016

Salter Center Book Discussion: Escape by Carolyn Jessop

10:00 am -12:00 pm

A woman forced into a plural marriage as a teenager with a man thirty-two years her senior describes the years of psychological abuse she suffered, her decision to escape with her eight children, and her successful battle with the church over custody of her children.

15
Feb
2016

Toddler Story Times: Ages 18 Months - 3 Years

10:15 am -10:45 am

These 30-minute sessions for toddlers and their caregivers include simple stories, rhymes, movement, songs, and a craft activity. Ticketed Drop-In: Limit 24.

15
Feb
2016

Make-It Mondays: Ages 10 - 18

4:00 pm -5:00 pm

Do you need a break from homework or are you just looking for some after-school fun? Drop in for an hour of crafts & games on select Mondays through April. Snacks provided.

16
Feb
2016

Tea & TED: The Brain in Love

12:15 pm -1:15 pm
97 of 100 places available

Helen Fisher discusses our very real, very physical need for romantic love.

Gather at the library for Tea & TED on select Tuesdays from 12:15 to 1:15pm. These "brown bag lunch" events will include a TED video presentation (18 minutes or less) followed by a moderated, open discussion on the presented topic.

Tea & TED is sponsored by the City of Royal Oak Health and Wellness Committee and ROPL. Refreshments provided by the Royal Oak Community Coalition. All programs are free and open to the public.

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

16
Feb
2016

Music with Miss Ann: Family

7:00 pm -8:00 pm
16 of 40 places available
Registration begins on December 7.

Join Miss Ann and her guitar for songs and musical stories with the audience adding to the beat with percussion instruments. Limit 40.

17
Feb
2016

Family Story Times

10:15 am -10:45 am

These 30-minute story times for ages five and under with their adults include stories, rhymes, finger plays, movement, and a craft. Ticketed Drop-In: Limit 24.

18
Feb
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.

18
Feb
2016

Teens: No-Sew T-shirt Tote Bags

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

Repurpose that old T-shirt into a tote bag or purse. This no-sew method is super easy and fun. T-shirts will be provided, but bring your own favorites to turn into bags, too! (best with knit fabrics).

18
Feb
2016

Third Thursday Book Discussion: The Martian by Andy Weir

7:00 pm -8:45 pm

An astronaut fights to survive on Mars without food, shelter, air or water -- after his mission is cut short by a dust storm and his crew leaves him behind, thinking he is dead.

Contact

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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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