Summer Reading activities are in full swing. Registration is ongoing. Many programs will be going on throughout the summer.
Volunteer to help staff the Summer Reading book give-away. Staff the registration table & re-stock the Summer Reading book inventory.
Book Pickup begins at the Youth Services Desk Monday, July 11. Meeting on Monday, August 1 at 7:00 PM.
Join us on the library lawn for activities such as Twister, Giant Jenga, hula hoops, jump ropes, hopscotch and more! Children will enjoy a story and song, and then have time to explore different games with their families. Registration is requested. Limit 40.
Dan Briere of the Little Creatures Company will bring animals from around the world, including two parrots, a chinchilla, tarantula, giant African bull frog and various reptiles. Registration is requested. Limit 100.
Don’t miss Dan Briere’s Exotic Pets presentation. See animals from around the world, including 2 Parrots and a Chinchilla, Tarantula, Giant African Bull Frog and 5 various reptiles. Registration is requested. Limit 30.
Have you read a good book lately? Share your enthusiasm! Join us for pizza and a casual book discussion. Registration is requested. Limit 20.
Volunteer on Tuesdays this summer @ ROPL and earn community service hours for school. Registration is requested. Limit 10 per 1-hour session.
Call for Volunteers:
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:
The 2016 Royal Oak Area 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.
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Library Hours Will Increase In September.
The Royal Oak Public Library will be restoring Tuesday and Thursday morning hours. Starting on September 6, the library will open at 10 AM. Currently the library opens at noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays, which were reductions made during the recession.
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.
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