Summer Reading activities are in full swing. Registration is ongoing. Many programs will be going on throughout the summer.
Book Pickup begins at the Youth Services Desk Monday, July 11. Meeting on Wednesday, July 27 at 7:00 PM.
Book Pickup begins at the Youth Services Desk Monday, July 11. Meeting on Monday, August 1 at 7:00 PM.
Dan Briere of the Little Creatures Company will bring animals from around the world, including two parrots, a chinchilla, tarantula, giant African bull frog and various reptiles. Registration is requested. Limit 100.
Don’t miss Dan Briere’s Exotic Pets presentation. See animals from around the world, including 2 Parrots and a Chinchilla, Tarantula, Giant African Bull Frog and 5 various reptiles. Registration is requested. Limit 30.
Have you read a good book lately? Share your enthusiasm! Join us for pizza and a casual book discussion. Registration is requested. Limit 20.
Volunteer on Tuesdays this summer @ ROPL and earn community service hours for school. Registration is requested. Limit 10 per 1-hour session.
Join volunteers for garden maintenance on July 27, 4:00-6:00pm.
It is not too late to register for ROPL’s summer reading program. Visit the library and fill out a registration form. Check the library’s website or pick up information at the library about the many events that are happening between now and early August! There is a summer reading program for all ages: youth, teen, and adult. There are prizes and many activities. Check it out!
The Michigan Activity Pass program is designed to enhance the learning experience for people of all ages by providing reduced cost or complimentary access to arts and cultural organizations across the state of Michigan.
With 4000 courses available, Pronunciator gives Royal Oak patrons access to 80 Languages. The languages range from Afrikaans to Mongolian to Xhosa (and more in between). These language courses are available in English as well as many other languages.
Know someone who needs to learn English? Pronunciator also provides ESL courses in 50 different languages to help learn and improve English language skills.
Do you love reading magazines? If you do, Zinio is what you’ve been waiting for. All you need is a Royal Oak Library card and an internet connection. You can choose from several hundred popular and current magazines, access back issues of selected titles, and download them to your mobile device or read them on your computer – for free!
Call for Volunteers:
The Royal Oak Public Library Butterfly Garden needs volunteers to help maintain the garden throughout the spring, summer and fall. The volunteer schedule is planned below:
The 2016 Royal Oak Area Preschool and Child Care Directory provides information on over 40 area facilities that provide services for children ages six and under. The directory provides information on area preschools, child care programs, educational approaches, special needs programs, and specialty programs.
Gale Courses offers patrons access to hundreds of instructor-led online courses covering everything from health and wellness to creative writing, computer programming, GED test preparation and much more.
These courses are developed by expert instructors, many currently working at universities around the country, and have continuous enrollment dates.
Library Hours Will Increase In September.
The Royal Oak Public Library will be restoring Tuesday and Thursday morning hours. Starting on September 6, the library will open at 10 AM. Currently the library opens at noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays, which were reductions made during the recession.
The Royal Oak Public Library offers large print books, audiobooks, downloadable books and an adaptive computer that contains magnification software, text to speech, and a large print keyboard. Librarians are available to help anyone wishing to browse these collections or use the adaptive computer.
Odilo provides libraries with a different channel for eBook lending, incorporating library-created content, as well as content from midlist, emerging, small, independent and self-publishers. With titles from more than 500 publishers worldwide, Odilo provides a rich catalog for users to explore!