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Royal Oak Public Library cards are issued without discrimination to Royal Oak residents for library services. The Royal Oak Public Library requires official identification showing the resident's name and permanent address.
Administered by the Library of Michigan in partnership with Michigan's libraries of all types, the Michigan eLibrary provides all Michigan residents with an easy-to-use interlibrary loan system to allow Michigan residents to borrow books and other library materials for free from participating Michigan libraries.
Please visit the City of Royal Oak Human Resources website for other current City postings and applications.
The Friends of the Royal Oak Public Library Board is elected from the membership at the annual meeting each September. Terms are three (3) years long. The Friends Board meets monthly on the third Monday in the Library.
- Margaret Blount, President (9/2015)
- Ann Barbour, Vice President (9/2015)
- Larry Baker, Treasurer (9/2016)
- Kathleen Marcaccio, Recording Secretary (9/2015)
- John Pelegrino, Corresponding Secretary/Social Media (9/2014)
- Roxanne Plater, Friends Shop/Book Sale Liaison (9/2016)
- Melissa Kaunelis, Publicity/Newsletter/Membership (9/2014)
- Lyndsay Sloan, Publicity/Newsletter (9/2016)
- Jenni Beljak, Member-at-Large (9/2015)
- Lisa Denney, Member-at-Large (9/2014)
- Open, Member-at-Large (9/2014)
Royal Oak Public Library Board is composed of nine (9) trustees, appointed by the Mayor. Responsible to the City Commission, the Library Board has direct responsibility for administration of the Library through adoption of policies, long range planning, development of the library budget, oversight of library finances and employment and evaluation of the library director. The Library Board meets the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm in the Friends Auditorium.
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Stay informed on what's hot in fiction. Once a month, you'll get reviews of tomorrow's bestsellers in a range of genres.
If you are searching for great novels, a title to dazzle your book group, or a place to share your thoughts on an author you’ve just discovered, Readers Corner is the place for you. Library staffers have pulled together a number of resources to help you navigate the wonderful world of books. This is where you can browse lists of new library titles; find our handy book-kits-to-go; discover the monthly choices of the Library’s two book discussion groups; andenjoy book reviews and recommendations. And, of course, you can also view the book blog to discover what ROPL staff find interesting. In fact, library staffers are avid readers (as well as listeners of downloadable and CD books), so we’re anxious to hear from you.
And when you visit the library, don't forget to check out the lists of book suggestions compiled by the staff's librarians. They are in binders on the reference shelf behind the adult reference desk on the main floor. Browse them for recommended reads, prize-winners and titles arranged by theme and/or genre.
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