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...]

Teddy Bear Sleepover @ the RHPL

Bring your (second) favorite stuffed buddy to the library Story Room for a special "Goodnight Storytime," in your pajamas. Then leave your buddy at the library for some after-hours fun. Buddies will be ready for pickup at 9:30 a.m. the next morning. Registration opens Friday, April 10 at 9 a.m.; register all children and adults attending. Residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township, don’t miss these exciting events at Rochester Hills Public Library. Each child who … [Read more...]

Teddy Bear Sleepover @ the RHPL

Bring your (second) favorite stuffed buddy to the library Story Room for a special "Goodnight Storytime," in your pajamas. Then leave your buddy at the library for some after-hours fun. Buddies will be ready for pickup at 9:30 a.m. the next morning. Registration opens Friday, April 10 at 9 a.m.; register all children and adults attending. Residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township, don’t miss these exciting events at Rochester Hills Public Library. Each child who … [Read more...]

Fabulous Friday: Baby Animals from Bowers Farm

PLEASE NOTE: There are TWO times to choose from. Bring your little ones ages five and under to the Multipurpose Room to learn about and meet a real baby animal from Bowers Farm in Bloomfield Hills. You may register for the 10:30 or 11 a.m. session. Register all children and adults attending. Registration opens Friday, April 10 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 … [Read more...]

Behind the Scenes Tour of the Rochester Hills Public Library

Join Library Director Christine Lind Hage on Wednesday, April 8 at 10 a.m. for an informal, behind the scenes walking tour of the Rochester Hills Public Library. You will begin the tour in the Multipurpose Room and proceed to various areas of the library. Christine Hage will answer any questions regarding the library and the services the library provides. Registration is required and open to those with a Rochester Hills Public library card. To register go to the Events Calendar at … [Read more...]

MineCrafts @ the RHPL!

Create your own Minecraft crafts! Make pixelated self-portraits, Minecraft bead key chains and magnets, and 3-D paper versions of your favorite game. Arrive to the Story Room no later than 3:30 p.m. for a chance to create all crafts. Register all children ages 6-12 attending. Registration opens on March 31 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 … [Read more...]

Youth Video Game Day @ the RHPL

Gamers up to age 12 are invited to drop in for free play in the Multipurpose Room. All games rated E for Everyone. Parents are invited to stay in the room and should plan to stay in the building. Register all children 12 & under attending. Registration opens March 28 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 … [Read more...]