Royal Oak Township Library

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About Us

  • Contact Us

    Mail To:
    21131 Garden Lane
    Second Floor
    Ferndale, MI 48220
    Call Us:
    248-542-9205
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  • Library Services

    Services of the Library

    · Book Rental (With Library Card)

    · Free Wireless Internet (WiFi)

    · Computer Usage*

    · Reference Services

    · Tutoring

    · Story Time

    · Notary (24 Hour Notice Required)

    · Fax Machine ($1.50 first page, $.50 ea additional page)

    · Copy Machine ($.15 per page, black and white; $1.00 per page, color)

    · Printing* ($.10 per page, black and white)

    · Free DVD Rental (With Library Card)

    · Children’s Movies in Library 1st and 3rd Tuesday/Thursday of each month

    · Study Area Available

    · Exam Proctoring (48 Hour Notice Required)

    *Usage is Available until 5:45 PM Tuesday-Thursday

  • Library Card F.A.Q.

    How to Get a Library Card.

    To get a  Royal Oak Township library card you must be a resident of Royal Oak Township. To verify this information you must bring your License or State ID that has your current address in Royal Oak Township.

    Alternatively you could also bring two pieces of  identification. Examples:

    · Utility Bill with Royal Oak Township Address, no later than 90 days

    · Rent/Lease/Housing statement with the address and your name

    · Change of Address from post office proof

    · Secretary of State temporary license/Paper ID

    If you do not live in Royal Oak Township you must go to the city you reside in and apply for a library card at their library.

    We accept almost every card in the state of Michigan through our partnerships with MILIBRARYCARD and the Library Network of Michigan.

     

  • What is a Library?

    li·brar·y

    ˈlīˌbrərē,ˈlīb(ə)rē/

    noun

    1. a building or room containing collections of books, periodicals, and sometimes films and recorded music for people to read, borrow, or refer to.

     

    The idea of the Library can be dated back to 700 BC in Mesopotamia and has been one of, if not the most important historic institutions. While arguably schools, universities, and colleges are heavily praised as being the foremost leaders in education, the library is the foremost leader in knowledge.

     

    The Library as we know it is not only a place for people to gain knowledge of a world of topics, it’s also a living resource; In some cases it is the life-blood of a community; a place for people to gather and express ideas, a place for people to find assistance with employment, welfare, and guidance.

     

    The purpose of the Library is not only to enrich the community it’s in, but to support it as well; to give those who are feeling lost and helpless a place to find solutions to the problems which they are encumbered with.

     

    The staff of the Royal Oak Township Library is here to help you find answers to your questions, resources for your endeavors, and guidance for your problems.

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