Mother’s Day Make and Take

Drop-in to the Story Room and create something special for your mother, grandmother, or other person in your life that you want to celebrate on Mother's Day. Register all children attending. Registration opens May 1 at 9 a.m. Residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township, don’t miss these exciting events at Rochester Hills Public Library. Each child who registers for library programs must have his or her own library card and be a resident of Rochester, Rochester Hills, or … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Make and Take

Drop-in to the Story Room and create something special for your mother, grandmother, or other person in your life that you want to celebrate on Mother's Day. Register all children attending. Registration opens May 1 at 9 a.m. Residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township, don’t miss these exciting events at Rochester Hills Public Library. Each child who registers for library programs must have his or her own library card and be a resident of Rochester, Rochester Hills, or … [Read more...]

Amazing Mazes at the RHPL!

We bring the supplies… you bring the creativity. Come to the Story Room and construct your own dizzying marble maze to solve again and again. Register all children attending, grades 2 and up. Registration opens Thursday, April 30 at 9 a.m. Residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township, don’t miss these exciting events at Rochester Hills Public Library. Each child who registers for library programs must have his or her own library card and be a resident of Rochester, … [Read more...]

RIF Paperback Book Giveaway

All residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township who are between 3 and 18 on the date of the program are invited to come to the library Multipurpose Room to select a new, free paperback book. No registration is needed. Residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township, don’t miss these exciting events at Rochester Hills Public Library.   Each child who registers for library programs must have his or her own library card and be a resident of Rochester, … [Read more...]

Free Play Saturday @ the RHPL!

Join us for a fun-filled hour of play based learning for toddlers and preschoolers.  Parents/caregivers will follow their child’s lead as they explore the materials provided while connecting with other families, interacting with the librarians, and getting information on early literacy programs at the library. Open to children ages 1 year to 5 years with caregiver. Register all children attending. Registration begins on April 18 at 9 a.m. Residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and … [Read more...]

Dinner and Discussion: A Family Book Club

Join us in the Story Room for pizza, lively discussion, and activities based on a different theme each month. See events calendar for monthly themes, read a book as a family, and then come prepared to tell us about it. Register all children and adults attending; an adult should accompany children. Best suited to families with elementary and middle school students, but all ages are welcome. Registration opens one week prior to each date at 9 a.m. Residents of Rochester, Rochester … [Read more...]

Dinner and Discussion: A Family Book Club

Join us in the Story Room for pizza, lively discussion, and activities based on a different theme each month. See events calendar for monthly themes, read a book as a family, then come prepared to tell us about it. Register all children and adults attending; children should be accompanied by an adult. Best suited to families with elementary and middle school students, but all ages are welcome. Registration opens April 16 at 9 a.m. Residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland … [Read more...]

Authors in April Autograph Party

Come meet authors for Authors in April 2015: Daniel Kirk, Lynne Jonell, Chris Grabenstein, and Nora Raleigh Baskin in the Multipurpose Room. They will be signing books, and books will be for sale that night. Perfect for all ages and no registration needed. Residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township, don’t miss these exciting events at Rochester Hills Public Library. Each child who registers for library programs must have his or her own library card and be a resident of … [Read more...]

The Rochester Hills Public Library’s Volunteers are “Tea-riffic”!

volunteer luncheon

On Friday, April 17, the Rochester Hills Public Library held its annual volunteer luncheon to honor its volunteers. The event was held at Great Oaks Country Club and nearly 100 volunteers gathered to socialize with other volunteers, enjoy the delicious meal and listen to the soothing ambient music provided by Classic Winds Quintet. Library Director Christine Hage and Library Board President Douglas Tull both thanked the volunteers for all their hard work and dedication to the library. Ms. … [Read more...]

Rochester Avon Historical Society Hosts “Detroit’s Historic House of Worship”

BarbaraKrueger

The Rochester-Avon Historical Society (RAHS) will hold its evening meeting for members and the public on May 7 at 7 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of the Rochester Hills Public Library, 500 Olde Town in Rochester. Barbara Krueger, author of the book, Detroit’s Historic Houses of Worship will discuss the art and architecture of historically significant religious buildings representing eight denominations and nearly one hundred years of history. Churches discussed in her book include Sainte Anne … [Read more...]