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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Support the Friends of the Library Through AmazonSmile!


Did you know that you can contribute to the Friends of the Royal Oak Public Library at the same time you shop on at no additional cost to you? This program started in 2013 to offer shoppers a simple way to support their favorite charit...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Friends of the Royal Oak Library Spring Garden Fundraiser

Spring Flowers

Now through May 7th, 50% of the proceeds from these sales go to the Friends. The money they collect goes toward library services, programs, projects, and resources not provided for by the general library budget.

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Welcome to LinkedIn Learning for Library!

LinkedIn Learning

Our service has been upgraded to a new platform with twice the amount of courses in 6 more languages. Learn relevant, professional skills on LinkedIn Learning. Now free to all patrons.

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  • 16,000+ online courses in 7 languages.
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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Seniors’ Computer College Held Live/Virtual for the Royal Oak Public Library

Senior Computer

This Senior College (ages 65-95) is for seniors and other interested adults. Take all seven classes to complete the course. A Certificate of Achievement will be e-mailed to you! Instructor Mike Wilson is an author of five books for seniors. Mike has taugh...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Let Us Help You Find Great Reads


Not sure what to read next? Your ROPL librarians are here with some suggestions! Complete our form to receive personalized book recommendations. One of our librarians will respond within a week with 3-5 titles. Please remember, the more information that y...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

Register to View History Hounds® Presentations From the HSM

History Hounds

If you enjoy “sniffing out” and exploring fascinating historical subjects, the Historical Society of Michigan’s History Hounds® lecture series now offers weekly in-depth presentations, allowing attendees to curl up with a myriad of historical topics. You ...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Introducing The Library of Things


Introducing The Library of Things!The Library of Things is a new and growing collection of items loaned at no charge. Many are already in circulation and we are adding more items regularly. What Things are in the collection? Toys, games, tools, STEM kits,...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Ancestry Library Edition - Temporary Remote Access for Public Libraries


Access to Ancestry Library Edition has been temporarily expanded to library cardholders working remotely, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry.  Remote access will be available until  June 30, 2021 and will continue to be re-eva...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Our Spring 2021 Leaflet | TWIGS Newsletter is Now Available

Spring 2021 Leaflet

Spring 2021 offers a programming season packed full of events that celebrate diversity and inclusion. In addition to Black History in February and Women’s History in March, there are programs for the Chinese NewYear and Mardi Gras as well. The standard ar...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

The Seed Library is Now Available Through Contactless Pickup

Seed Library

Fill out our form to make your selections and we'll contact you to setup a pick-up time.

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Daily Tribune Digital Archive


Announcing ROPL Daily Tribune Digital Archive

The Royal Oak Public Library is pleased to announce the completion of a digitization project that offers thousands of pages of newspapers available to search, view, print and clip with a click of a mouse. Past ...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Join the Friends' of the Royal Oak Public Library

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The Friends' of the Royal Oak Public Library promotes and publicizes the services of the Royal Oak Public Library.

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