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. Limit 100.
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.
Gather at the library for Tea & TED on select Tuesdays. These "brown bag lunch" events will include a TED video presentation followed by a moderated, open discussion on the presented topic. This Tuesday, Helen Fisher discusses our very real, very physical need for romantic love. Limit 100.
Join Miss Ann and her guitar for songs and musical stories with the audience adding to the beat with percussion instruments. Limit 40.
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). Limit 20.
Togo by Kate Klimo
Book pickup at Youth Services Desk begins Monday, January 25.
Take a break and enjoy live music at the Royal Oak Public Library! Join us in the Friends Auditorium on select Saturdays at 3:00 pm throughout the year for these free performances.
Metro Jazz Voices
February 13 from 3:00 - 5:00pm
Fable, Grable & Bearly Able
March 12 from 3:00 - 5:00pm
Best of Disney
April 2 from 3:00 - 5:00pm
Windscapes: Wind Instrumental Music
April 23 from 3:00 - 5:00pm
The 2016 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.
Gently used books and media will be on sale in the Friends Auditorium and Youth Activity Room. Proceeds will benefit library programs and services. Friends memberships are available at the door.
Thursday, March 3: 5-8 PM
Friday, March 4: 10 AM - 5 PM
Saturday, March 5: 10 AM - 3 PM
The library has 2015 federal tax forms 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ and the booklets for each of the three forms.
MI 1040 forms and instructions are available, along with the MI 1040CR-7 (Home Heating Credit Claim) and related instructions.
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.
Each year the Royal Oak Public Library compiles a list of places that can provide assistance for the following: Temporary day and overnight shelter; groceries; meals; clothing; referrals; transportation; and housing.
Welcome Inn Day Center, open Dec. 14, 2015 - Mar 18, 2016
6:00 am until 8:00 pm, Mon - Sat
Starr Presbyterian Church
1717 W. 13 Mile Rd, Royal Oak
Meals, showers, social workers, nurses, clothes closet.
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!
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.