Check out our morning coloring program and make something beautiful before lunch! For ages 18 and over. Registration requested. Limit 50.
Summer Reading Opening Day activities start at 10:00am, June 18th followed by many programs that will be going on throughout the summer.
Join volunteers for garden maintenance on May 25, 4:00-6:00pm.
Take a break, sit back, and enjoy live music on the lawn of the Royal Oak Public Library! Please bring your own lawn chair or blanket.
Royal Oak Concert Band
Wednesday, June 15, 7:00pm
The Royal Oak Concert Band will present an entertaining program of light classics, songs from stage and screen, and a bit of Americana with patriotic selections.
Kids, teens, and adults join us on June 18th for the kick off of Royal Oak Public Library’s free Summer Reading Program. Register in person during the Summer Reading Opening Day festivities for the many programs that will be going on between June 18 and August 13. Opening Day activities start at 10 am.
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:
Youth Services Program Survey
We want to hear from you. Tell us what youth programs you currently attend and what other types of youth programs you would like to see at the Royal Oak Public Library. We would like to get as much feedback as possible from the public as it will influence our youth programming schedule.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!