News Flash

Posted on: February 22, 2024

Solar Eclipse Glasses

Depiction of solar eclipse glass available for public use.

The solar eclipse is happening on April 8! The Library will have a limited number of solar eclipse glasses available starting on Monday, March 25. Each person can get up to 2 pairs, and it will be first come-first served.

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Library News
Posted on: February 19, 2024

New Calendar and Room Reservation System Starting 3/4/24

Graphic announcing our new event calendar software.

On Monday March 4, the Royal Oak Public Library will begin using a new calendar and room reservation system. In the new system, you will be able to:

  • View and register for programs
  • Sign up to use a study room or the small conference room
  • Reserve the Friends A...
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Library News
Posted on: August 9, 2023

Introducing Our New Library App!


The Royal Oak Public Library is excited to premiere our new catalog app, exclusively for Royal Oak Public Library cardholders. Here are the features cardholders can enjoy:

  • Viewing your account, including checkouts and holds.
  • Linking your household cards tog...
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Library News
Posted on: October 9, 2023

Check It Out - The Library Has a Propagation Station!


Explore our new collection of plant clippings. You’re invited to bring a cutting from any kind of plant in exchange for any of the plant cuttings from our table (limit 2).

How it works:

  • Bring a (preferably) rooted houseplant cutting from home in water only,...
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Library News
Posted on: November 1, 2023

Kanopy Launches New Subscription Model for Public Libraries


Kanopy, the leading streaming provider of award-winning film and television for libraries, announced a new subscription model that provides public libraries with more choice and flexibility. Alongside the flagship pay-per-use model, this new subscription ...

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