Family

28
Feb
2017

I am Not a dinosaur!: Ages 4 and up

7:00 pm -8:00 pm

Sure, dinosaurs were amazing, but there were many amazing prehistoric beasts that weren’t dinosaurs. Come to the library and learn about some of these creatures while also enjoying related activities. Registration is requested. Limit 30. Register below or call the Youth Services Desk at (248) 246-3725.

04
Mar
2017

Fable, Grable & Bearly Able

3:00 pm -4:30 pm
90 of 100 places available


Fable, Grable & Bearly Able is an acoustic trio featuring flute, penny whistle, guitar and octave mandolin. They will perform many of your Irish music favorites, as well as some lesser-known tunes from the Emerald Isle.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Royal Oak Public Library.

09
Mar
2017

Friends Annual Book Sale

5:00 pm -8:00 pm

Visit the library for the Friends Annual Book Sale, March 9-11. Thousands of gently used and new books and DVDs for all age groups will be on sale. The Friends of ROPL raise money to support library programs including youth and teen activities. The Friends Member Preview Night kicks off the sale on Thursday, March 9. Memberships, which start as low as $10, can be purchased at the door. Friday and Saturday, March 10 and 11 are open to the public.

There will be no story times or youth programs the week of the Friends book sale, March 9-11.

10
Mar
2017

Friends Annual Book Sale

10:00 am -5:00 pm

Visit the library for the Friends Annual Book Sale, March 9-11. Thousands of gently used and new books and DVDs for all age groups will be on sale. The Friends of ROPL raise money to support library programs including youth and teen activities. The Friends Member Preview Night kicks off the sale on Thursday, March 9. Memberships, which start as low as $10, can be purchased at the door. Friday and Saturday, March 10 and 11 are open to the public.

There will be no story times or youth programs the week of the Friends book sale, March 9-11.

11
Mar
2017

Friends Annual Book Sale

10:00 am -3:00 pm

Visit the library for the Friends Annual Book Sale, March 9-11. Thousands of gently used and new books and DVDs for all age groups will be on sale. The Friends of ROPL raise money to support library programs including youth and teen activities. The Friends Member Preview Night kicks off the sale on Thursday, March 9. Memberships, which start as low as $10, can be purchased at the door. Friday and Saturday, March 10 and 11 are open to the public.

There will be no story times or youth programs the week of the Friends book sale, March 9-11.

16
Mar
2017

Tax Talk: Health Care and Your Taxes

6:30 pm -7:30 pm
100 of 100 places available

On Thursday, March 16 at 6:30 pm join Jeffery Shock from H&R Block as he discusses tax preparation, personal finances, understanding health care reform and more. Bring your specific questions and Jeffery will get you answers.

Registration is requested. Limit 100. Register below or call the Adult Reference Desk at (248) 246-3727 to sign up for this free program.

18
Mar
2017

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.

21
Mar
2017

Story Time with Sparky

7:00 pm -8:00 pm
17 of 75 places available

Join Sparky the Firedog and his friend Royal Oak Firefighter Cary Thompson for an evening of stories and safety tips. Each family will be able to choose a book to keep. Registration is requested. Limit 75. Register below or call the Youth Services Desk at (248) 246-3725.

28
Mar
2017

Music with Miss Ann

7:00 pm -8:00 pm
23 of 40 places available

Join Miss Ann and her guitar for songs and musical stories. This is an entertaining way to practice important pre-reading skills by singing, rhyming, and adding to the beat with shakers and other percussion instruments. Registration is requested. Limit 40. Register below or call the Youth Services Desk at (248) 246-3725.

11
Apr
2017

Meet a Lamb and Kid

7:00 pm -8:00 pm
11 of 75 places available

Spring means new babies on the farm. Bowers School Farm will bring some live lambs and kids to provide an up close experience with these interesting animals. Registration is requested. Limit 75. Register below or call the Youth Services Desk at (248) 246-3725.