Rochester Junior Woman’s Club Celebrates 60 Years in the Community

RJWC Past Presidents 60th Anniversary

In 1956, 16 Rochester women; Robin Blanton, Joan Brann, Marilyn Brooks, Mary Burke, Mary Eberline, Peg Fetterly, Eveline Goble, Pat Henry, Ruth Herkless, Helen Mair, Kathy Crowe McAfee, Tommy Nirider, Gwen Ott, Ibbie Price, Leonore Talley and Katy Upton, came together to help the Rochester community be a better place to live. And, today, 60 years later, RJWC is still making a difference, fundraising and contributing to community betterment programs and organizations. The nonprofit, … [Read more...]

Eighth Grade Essay Contest

The 2015 Essay Winners

The American Association of University Woman, a woman's advocacy group, are hosting the essay contest Are you in the 8th grade? Have you been inspired by a woman in history or in your family? Write an essay telling about your experience and you could be the winner of the 13th Annual Rochester AAUW 8th Grade Essay Contest about "A Woman of Significance to Me." Prizes of $100, $75 and $50 will be awarded to the first, second and third place winners at the Rochester Community House on April … [Read more...]

February Youth Programs at the Rochester Hills Public Library

Rochester Hills Public Library

February Youth Programs at the Rochester Hills Public Library Residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township, don’t miss these exciting events at Rochester Hills Public Library. All youth programs are funded by the Friends of the 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 Oakland Township. Registration is online. All registration begins one week prior to … [Read more...]

Songwriter’s Workshop with Beverly Meyer

Join area musician, Beverly Meyer, in the Multipurpose Room for a fun and informative songwriter’s workshop for teens, parents, and other adults interested in music and songwriting. This program is presented in collaboration with Neighborhood Child Care Center. Please register all teens and adults attending. Residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township, don’t miss these exciting events at Rochester Hills Public Library. All youth programs are funded by the Friends of the … [Read more...]

Family Concert with The Music Lady

The Music Lady, Beverly Meyer, uses her boundless energy and beautiful voice to entertain all. Music and laughter will fill the Multipurpose Room and her audiences always leave smiling and humming her songs! This all-ages program is presented in collaboration with Neighborhood Child Care Center. Please remember to 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. All … [Read more...]

Choose Your Own Book Club

Come to the Story Room to check out the fifth to eighth grade book club! Each month we'll pick a different theme. Choose your own book on that theme, and we'll meet to discuss what we read. Please register all children attending. Residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township, don’t miss these exciting events at Rochester Hills Public Library. All youth programs are funded by the Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library. Each child who registers for library programs … [Read more...]

Two Million Checkouts at the Rochester Hills Public Library

Rochester Hills Public Library

Rochester Hills Public Library had more than two million checkouts in 2015. That’s up 9.6 percent from the previous year and an all-time high for the library’s 92-year history. The increase is credited in part to a new feature in the library’s automation system that automatically renews borrowed materials for the items allotted renewal time. "This has been a very popular feature with library users, they get to keep their items without having to personally renew or the worry about … [Read more...]

Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Olympics

The game master is at it again! Assemble in the Multipurpose Room and solve all new riddles and play challenging games in this fun and puzzling program. Based on the new sequel by Chris Grabenstein. Great for Grades 3 and up; please register all children attending. Residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township, don’t miss these exciting events at Rochester Hills Public Library. All youth programs are funded by the Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library. Each child who … [Read more...]

National Day of Service

Come to the Youth Room for a day honoring Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy by providing service to those in need. Stop by the library to assemble a care kit for the troops overseas, and add your very own letter or drawing to brighten someone's day! No registration required! Perfect for families and children of all ages. Residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township, don’t miss these exciting events at Rochester Hills Public Library. All youth programs are funded by the … [Read more...]

Lynn LaPlante Seven to Perform at the Rochester Hills Public Library

Lynn LaPlante Seven

The Sunday Concert at the Rochester Hills Public Library on January 17 at 2 p.m. features Lynn LaPlante Seven. Specializing in high-energy Salsa and other Latin-inspired jazz and dance styles, this seven-piece group always brings an energetic and exciting performance! “LL7” has been nominated for best World Music Band at the Detroit Music Awards for the past 5 years in a row. LL7 features sax, trumpet, and trombone, driven by the rhythmic pulse of piano, along with acoustic bass, drums … [Read more...]