Royal Oak Public Library participates in The Library Network (TLN) Shared Automation System. This allows cardholders in the Shared System to borrow items from the other libraries via the online catalog, by making a request with staff, or by visiting one of the TLN library locations. Borrowing restrictions vary from library to library.
Royal Oak Public Library participates in the MeLCat sharing program with other participating libraries throughout Michigan. MeLCat is available to Royal Oak Public Library residents through the MelCat online catalog or by contacting the library reference desk in person, by telephone or by e-mail.