The library has the following 2015 federal tax forms: 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ. Those are the only forms the library will receive. We are still waiting for Michigan tax forms.

Instruction booklets for form 1040A are in; booklets for the 1040 and 1040EZ forms are expected in the next two weeks.

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.

Launch Pronunciator

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.

March 3-5, 2016

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.

Members-Only Preview:
Thursday, March 3: 5-8 PM

Regular Hours:
Friday, March 4: 10 AM - 5 PM
Saturday, March 5: 10 AM - 3 PM

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.

Daytime Warming Center

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
(248) 850-3219
Meals, showers, social workers, nurses, clothes closet.

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


222 E. Eleven Mile
Royal Oak, MI 48067


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