5 Cool January Programs at the Royal Oak Public Library
Save the dates for video gamess, music, martial arts programs and more.
The following information was provided by the Royal Oak Public Library:
Kids, tweens, teens and adults are invited to come to the Royal Oak Public Library in January for special pragrams and events.
Download Free eBooks
Royal Oak Public Library cardholders may download free eBooks and audiobooks by using ROPL’s OverDrive service. Bring your questions about eBooks to our training session on Thursday, January 3 at 7:00 pm in the Friends Auditorium. There will be demonstrations and hands-on training. Participants will also be able to try out a Nook, Kindle and iPhone. Registration is suggested. Visit ropl.org or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-246-3727 to sign up for this free program.
Video Games for Tweens
Kids ages 7 to 11 can chill out at the Library on Saturday, Jan. 5 at 11 a.m. and play video games on Wii, Playstation 2 and Game Cube. Registration is suggested. Visit ropl.org or call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-246-3725 to sign-up for this free program.
Elementary and preschool students are invited to join Miss Ann and her guitar on Tuesday, Jan. 8 ay 7 p.m. for a warm winter sing-a-long that includes old favorites, new words to familiar tunes and musical stories. Registration is limited to 40. Visit ropl.org or call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-246-3725 to sign-up for this free program.
Teen Martial Arts
On Thursday, Jan. 10 at 6:30 p.m., middle and high school students are invited to learn the basics of martial arts class from black belt instructor John Carlin. No previous experience necessary. Wear comfortable clothing for freedom of movement. Registration is limited to 30. Visit ropl.org or call the Youth and Teen Services at 248-246-3725 to sign up for this free program.
Alexander Technique Workshop
The Alexander Technique works by helping you identify and prevent the harmful postural habits that can cause, or aggravate, stress, pain or lack of effectiveness. On Thursday, January 10 at 7 p.m., join Carol Strozier, a certified and registered Alexander Technique teacher, as she explains and demonstrates how to achieve a balanced body and mind. Registration is limited to 20 people. Wear comfortable clothing. Visit ropl.org or call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-246-3727 to sign up for this free program.