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
96 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
13 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.

20
Feb
2016

Read to the Dogs for Independent Readers

10:30 am -12:15 pm

Registered therapy dogs are here to listen to children read to them in a one-to-one setting. It is fun and helps improve reading skills because the dog listens attentively and does not judge, laugh, or criticize. Registration is required for this program. Please phone 248-246-3725 or sign up in person at the Youth Services Desk for a 20-minute time slot.

Contact

Directions
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
CLOSED