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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Get the Lead Out

Water Faucet

Royal Oak has implemented a lead service line replacement program, through which homeowners can replace their lead or galvanized steel service line at no cost.

Learn more... 2021 - News - DPS
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Why is My Water Cloudy?

Water Supply

Here are five things to know about brown/cloudy water:

1. Water can appear cloudy and/or rusty whenever there is a large draw of water from the water main. This can occur when water valves are opened and closed, when there are water main breaks, and when h...

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Read on... 2021 - News - DPS
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Facility & Pavilion Rentals

Rentals

Royal Oak residents have priority to reserve picnic shelters, meeting rooms, gymnasiums, a gazebo and more.

Read on... 2021 - News - DPS
Posted on: October 7, 2020

What Can I Recycle?

Recycling Cart

Go to the Waste Wizard to find out!

Read on... 2021 - News - DPS
Posted on: October 7, 2020

News for Seniors

News for Seniors

5 Things Every Royal Oak Senior Should Know!

1. Emergency Notifications

Royal Oak utilizes a mass notification system called Civic Ready to keep residents informed about critical events within the community. Examples include snow emergencies, missing person...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Become a Vendor

Become a Vendor

Learn more. Find information, applications and tips on how to become a part of the Royal Oak Farmers Market experience.

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Become a Vendor 2021- News - Farmers Market
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Facility Rental

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The Royal Oak Farmers Market is available for event rental year round.

Read on... 2021- News - Farmers Market
Posted on: October 7, 2020

About the Market

Market Building

What began as a community farmers market in 1925 is now a city institution.

Read on... 2021- News - Farmers Market
Posted on: August 22, 2021

Calendar of Events

Events

There is always something happening at the Royal Oak Farmers Market.

Read on... 2021- News - Farmers Market

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

FREE On-Street Parking

City of Royal Oak - Free Parking

As residents know, the City of Royal Oak has recently installed a new parking meter system Downtown. 

As we work through bringing the new parking system online in Downtown Royal Oak, and making sure it’s a smooth transition for all residents and g...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Have a Voice!

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Royal Oak is always seeking residents interested in serving on city boards, commissions, and committees. See a list of current vacancies.

Boards, committees, and commissions are designed to give citizens a voice in their government and provide a ...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: January 8, 2022

Radon Action Month

Radon

Gov. Whitmer declared January 2022 Radon Action Month in Michigan and she encourages all Michigan residents to learn more about this environmental hazard and test their homes during the heating season.

You cannot see, smell or taste radon, and there are no...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: January 8, 2022

Winter Blast Comes to Royal Oak

Winter Blast

The event will feature an outdoor skating rink, ice sculptures, live music, family activities, marshmallow roasters, the Winter Slide and more.

Additional Info... City Spotlights
Posted on: November 8, 2021

Back-In Only Parking Comes to Royal Oak

Back In Banner

What you need to know.

Learn more... City Spotlights
Posted on: January 11, 2020

Signup for Weekly eBlast

Weekly Email Blast

The Weekly eBlast is the easiest way to stay up-to-date on the latest news, information and can't-miss events happenings in Royal Oak. We publish every Friday and send directly to your email or cellphone. If you want to increase your knowledge on what is ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Oakland County home to many of Michigan’s safest small cities

Royal Oak is ranked as the second-safest small city in Michigan in this latest study

Additional Info... Economic Development
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Royal Oak named one of the top 100 places to live in America

Royal Oak joins Ann Arbor, Troy and Grand Rapids on the 2021 Livability list

Additional Info... Economic Development
Posted on: August 26, 2021

5 RO businesses named in Crains' 2021 Cool Places to Work edition

Congratulations to Stout, Rightpoint, BenePro, NFP and WambaTech

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

11 Mile Road Entrance is Open!

Entrance Open

The 11 Mile Road entrance is open and automated! Thanks to the Library Board for approving this upgrade, and for making the Library more accessible to all!

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Live Online Learning With GetSetUp

Get Set Up

The Library of Michigan and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services are partnering to offer virtual online classes for older adults through GetSetUp. Use the platform to take live classes on a variety of topics including technology, fitness, ...

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Book a class NOW... Library News
Posted on: January 12, 2022

New Open Hours Starting Tuesday, January 18

New Hours

The Library user survey about our hours revealed that most people are in favor of changing our open hours, with 88.4% of online responses and 71.4% of written responses saying YES. Therefore, on Tuesday, January 18, our new open hours will be:

Monday - Thu...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

ROPL Annual Report FY 2020-21 Is Now Available

2020-21 Annual Report

Annual reports highlight programs, projects and activities that occurred during the year at the Library. Read our recent FY 2020-21 report as well as archived reports from previous years on our website.

Library News
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Our Winter 2022 Leaflet | TWIGS Programming & Information Guide Is Now Available!

Winter 2022 eLeaflet

Owing to the resurgence of the pandemic and its variants, we have decided to err on the side of caution and make all winter programs virtual. We are still planning to resume in-person programming in the future. So stay tuned and enjoy! 

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

Join Our Giving Campaign!

Join our 2021 Giving Campaign!

Dear Neighbor,

A quality library is part of the foundation for any thriving community. As a Royal Oak resident, you can say with pride that you live in one of the best cities in Michigan with one of the top public libraries in the state.

Will you consider s...

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Library News
Posted on: January 5, 2022

2022 Royal Oak Area Preschool and Child Care Directory

PIN 2022 Cover

The Royal Oak Public Library is pleased to present the 23rd annual Royal Oak Area Preschool and Child Care Directory. The information in this directory was supplied by the individual agencies. This list does not contain every preschool and child care faci...

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Library News
Posted on: August 10, 2021

Huron-Clinton Metroparks Joins Michigan Activity Pass Program

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The Huron-Clinton Metroparks and the system’s 13 unique parks are now officially the newest destinations in the Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) program, offering public library card holders across the state the chance to check out and access these world-clas...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Tame Your Mane

Salon

Oh, what a confident cut can do.

List of salons... News - Downtown

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Senior Times Newsletter

Senior Times

Be the first to know what’s happening at the Mahany/Meininger Community Center and in our community.

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Senior News
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Meal Program

Tim's Kitchen

Tim’s Kitchen at the Senior CenterServiced by Chef Erin Koch

Nutritious & Delicious

Enjoy meals prepared from scratch in the Mahany/Meininger Senior Community Center kitchen Monday - Friday, served at 11:45 a.m. Chef Erin Koch (pronou...

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Senior News
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Age-Friendly Royal Oak

AARP Age Friendly

The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) estimates the senior population of Royal Oak to grow by at least 34.8 percent by the year 2045. To prepare for the forecasted growth in the senior population, the Royal Oak Senior Services / Aging in ...

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