11
Jul
2016

Outdoor Family Story Times

10:15 am -11:00 am

Enjoy the fresh air along with some stories and activities on the library lawn. Bring a blanket or beach towel to sit on. No registration is required.

Will be held indoors in inclement weather.

11
Jul
2016

Lego™ Time: Ages 5-12

2:00 pm -3:00 pm

Assemble a Lego scene and write about what is happening in it. Your Lego creation and story will be displayed in the library until the next Lego Time session. Registration is requested. Limit 36.

12
Jul
2016

The Fossil Record

3:30 pm -4:30 pm

Take a look at actual fossils and find clues hidden within that will help us learn something about life millions of years ago. Participants will get to invent their own prehistoric animals, follow along in the story of fossilization, and learn about our planet’s various biologic and geologic processes. Presented by the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum. Registration is requested. Limit 30.

12
Jul
2016

The Human body

5:00 pm -6:00 pm
1 of 30 places available

No single machine can compare to the complexity and elegance of the human body. Participants will learn all about how this complex machine actually works. Presented by the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum. Registration is requested. Limit 30.

12
Jul
2016

Summer Science Festival

7:00 pm -9:00 pm
15 of 125 places available

The Summer Science Festival features a wide variety of unique, interactive projects that includes science experiments, ‘make and take’ activities and art creations. Make sure you allow enough time to try all nine activities!  Presented by the Ann Arbor Hands On Museum. This program lasts two hours.

12
Jul
2016

Teen Volunteer hours

7:00 pm -8:00 pm
5 of 10 places available

Volunteer this summer @ ROPL and earn community service hours for school. Tasks may include prepping crafts, organizing, cleaning toys & books, and other essential behind-the-scenes activities. Registration is requested. Limit 10 per 1-hour session.

For other volunteer opportunities at youth programs, please sign up at the Youth Services desk or phone (248) 246-3725.

13
Jul
2016

Storybook Dance: Ages 3-4

10:00 am -10:30 am

Listen to a different dance-themed story each week and then enjoy “dancing” the story with music, make-believe, and fun! Presented by Borgo School of Dance. Parents wait outside the room. Registration is requested. Limit 20.

13
Jul
2016

Storybook Dance: Ages 5-8

10:45 am -11:15 am

Listen to a different dance-themed story each week and then enjoy “dancing” the story with music, make-believe, and fun! Presented by Borgo School of Dance. Parents wait outside the room. Registration is requested. Limit 20.

13
Jul
2016

Butterfly Garden: Call for Volunteers

4:00 pm -6:00 pm

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:

Garden Maintenance:
Wednesdays, 4:00 - 6:00 pm:

July 13 and 27; August 10 and 24; September 28; October 12

Spring Cleanup:
Wednesday, April 27, 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Spring Planting/Mulching:
Saturday, May 14, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fall Planting:
Wednesday, September 7, 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Fall Cleanup:
Saturday, October 22, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Mary Ann DeKane at 248-246-3714 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

13
Jul
2016

Help in the Butterfly Garden!

4:00 pm -6:00 pm

Help maintain the library’s butterfly garden and learn more about the plants and animals found there. Crystal Castle, butterfly garden coordinator, welcomes families with children four years old and up (caregiver must be present) who want to help take care of the garden. Along with the gardening, you may spot butterflies and learn more about the plants and why they are included in the butterfly garden.

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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
CLOSED
Sunday
CLOSED