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Posted on: August 27, 2016

Have a Voice in City Government

Be involved in your hometown in an advisory capacity by volunteering to be a part of a city board, committee or commission.

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Posted on: August 24, 2016

Did you know there's some cheap and even FREE parking in downtown Royal Oak?

Here's a guide to finding a parking space that is just right for you!

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Friends of the Royal Oak Public Library Board Meet Sept. 21

Notice of Public Meeting

NOTICE OF FRIENDS OF THE ROYAL OAK PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD ANNUAL MEETING

The Friends of the Royal Oak Public Library Board will conduct an annual meeting at 6:15p.m. on Monday, September 21, 2020 

On April 1, 2020, Governor Whitmer issued Executive ...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Library Board of Trustees Meets Sept. 22

Notice of Public Meeting

NOTICE OF LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING

The Royal Oak Library Board of Trustees will conduct a meeting at 7:00p.m. on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 

NOTICE OF LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING The Royal Oak Library Board of Trustees will conduct...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: September 15, 2020

City Commission Seeks Applicants

Office of the Mayor

City officials in Royal Oak are seeking applicants to fill a seat on the city commission following the unexpected death of Commissioner Kim Gibbs.

To be considered for appointment, interested citizens must submit an application form to the City Clerk by Mo...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Rehabilitation Board of Appeals Meets September 23

Notice of Public Meeting

NOTICE OF REHABILITATION BOARD OF APPEALS MEETING

The Royal Oak Rehabilitation Board of Appeals will hold a regular meeting on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 7:00 pm. 

On March 10, 2020, Governor Whitmer issued Executive Order 2020-04, which dec...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Rodent Control Information

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Rats behave predictably. They like to live where people live and they can thrive on just one ounce of food and water per day.
Rodent control in Royal Oak is everyone’s responsibility. Good house keeping practices, which eliminate food supply and ...
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City Spotlights
Posted on: March 5, 2020

Job Openings

We Are Hiring

The City of Royal Oak is a dynamic place to live, work and play. Its central location, multitude of amenities, continued investment in the community and rich cultural and commercial tradition, make Royal Oak a premier community in southeastern Michigan.&a...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: January 11, 2020

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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: April 17, 2020

Royal Oak DDA considers aid to downtown businesses during pandemic

Though there are federal, state and county resources for some businesses and employees, the city’s Downtown Development Authority is also considering aid to local businesses, said Sean Kammer, DDA manager.

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

MoGo bike share system announces station locations in Oakland County

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...the nonprofit bike share system says it will add 31 new stations and 140 bikes to central northwest Detroit, as well as Ferndale, Royal Oak, Oak Park, Berkley, and Huntington Woods, according to a news release...

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Posted on: August 17, 2020

Coworking spaces hold out hope for people sick of WFH

Bamboo Detroit's newest location in Royal Oak set to open late 2020

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

17 Art Van stores to become Loves Furniture under new owners

New company to be headquartered in Royal Oak

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Google Chromebooks Now Available for Public Use

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In an effort to increase computer access within our community we are offering Google Chromebooks for public use. Chromebooks are fast, lightweight computers that run apps instead of traditional software. A Wi-Fi connection is required to log in. Patrons c...

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Library News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

What Does Phase 3 (Contactless Pick-Up) Mean?

Here’s How to Use Your Library During the Pandemic

  1. Use the online catalog (ropl.org) to place a hold on an item (or call the library for assistance to place hold:Due to limited staffing, we must rely on the online catalog to process hold requests...
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Library News
Posted on: June 23, 2020

The Royal Oak Public Library Launches Contactless Curbside Service

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The Royal Oak Public Library is pleased to announce the launching of curbside pick-up capabilities through the myLIBRO application. Curbside service is available and will offer a contactless alternative to traditional methods of accessing library books, m...

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Library News
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Tutor.com is Now Available!

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Tutor.com is a fully online tutoring service. You can get a tutor 24/7 in more than 40 subjects including Math, Science, Social Studies, English, AP ® Support, Foreign Languages and Business. Tutoring sessions take place in our easy-to-use online ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

Where To Go For a Helping Hand 2020

Each year the Royal Oak Public Library compiles a list of places that can provide assistance for the following: temporary day and overnight shelter; groceries; meals; clothing; referrals; transportation; and housing.

Helping Hand 2020 (PDF)

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Library News
Posted on: January 8, 2018

Learn a Language with Pronunciator

With 4000 courses available, Pronunciator gives Royal Oak patrons access to 80 languages. The languages range from Afrikaans to Mongolian to Xhousa (and more in between.) The language courses are available in English as well as many other languages. In ad...

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Library News
Posted on: January 8, 2018

Overdrive

With OverDrive, you can borrow and enjoy free eBooks, audiobooks, and more from your library's digital collection. All you need to get started is an internet connection and a library card.

Get Started Here!

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Library News
Posted on: January 1, 2020

2020 Royal Oak Area Preschool and Child Care Directory

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The 2020 Royal Oak Area Preschool and Child Care Directory provides information on over 50 area facilities. The information in this directory was supplied by the individual agencies. This list does not contain every preschool and child care facility in th...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Get What You Need Online, Not In Line!

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From your home office or the kitchen table, here are the things you can do from whenever you choose! 

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More We're Moving
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Drop Box Locations

Drop Box

For your convenience drop boxes are located at the following locations:

  • In front of the police station at 221 E Third St.

    • Payments for bills, invoices, tickets etc.
    • Checks only, NO CASH
    • Absentee Ballots
  • Lot P4, directly north of the Royal Oak Police Station in...

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Royal Oak Reopening Plan

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As we approach the City of Royal Oak’s centennial in 2021, we think it is fair to say the year 2020 is unlike anything we have experienced.  To slow the spread of a global pandemic,  we closed city buildings to the public for t...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Pay Us a Visit!

Mahany Meininger Community Center

The City of Royal Oak has a beautiful community center where mature adults aged 50 and better can enjoy opportunities for lifelong education, fitness, nutrition and leisure activities. In addition, supportive services that promote independence and quality...

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Senior News
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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