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 to 5 years (with parent/caregiver), registration for each session begins on the prior Saturday at 9 a.m.; please register all children attending. Residents of … [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 to 5 years (with parent/caregiver), registration for each session begins on the prior Saturday at 9 a.m.; please register all children attending. Residents of … [Read more...]

Reader’s Theatre @ the RHPL

Join us in the Story Room for creative fun as we adapt a short book into Reader’s Theatre! Each week, kids in grades 2 – 5 will work on creating a play from a picture book: set, masks, dialogue, and more. Kids only for the first 4 weeks, please. Parents and family are invited to attend the final performance on Thursday, October 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room. Please register all children attending. Residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township, don’t miss these … [Read more...]

Reader’s Theatre @ the RHPL

Join us in the Story Room for creative fun as we adapt a short book into Reader’s Theatre! Each week, kids in grades 2 – 5 will work on creating a play from a picture book: set, masks, dialogue, and more. Kids only for the first 4 weeks, please. Parents and family are invited to attend the final performance on Thursday, October 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room. Please register all children attending. Residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township, don’t miss these … [Read more...]

Reader’s Theatre @ the RHPL

Join us in the Story Room for creative fun as we adapt a short book into Reader’s Theatre! Each week, kids in grades 2 – 5 will work on creating a play from a picture book: set, masks, dialogue, and more. Kids only for the first 4 weeks, please. Parents and family are invited to attend the final performance on Thursday, October 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room. Please register all children attending. Residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township, don’t miss these … [Read more...]

Coyote – Our Urban Adapter

Join Naturalist/Educator Laurel Zoet as she presents a program on basic coyote biology, myths and misunderstandings and how to avoid human/coyote conflict on Tuesday, September 15 at 7 p.m. at the Rochester Hills Public Library. Native Americans told legends about the coyote and yet today this wild canine only seems to see bad press. How can one animal be feared by some and revered by others? Utilizing data collected in recent big city studies, this presentation will look at the history, the … [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 to 5 years (with parent/caregiver), registration for each session begins on the prior Saturday at 9 a.m.; please register all children attending. Residents of … [Read more...]

Reader’s Theatre @ the RHPL

Join us in the Story Room for creative fun as we adapt a short book into Reader’s Theatre! Each week, kids in grades 2 – 5 will work on creating a play from a picture book: set, masks, dialogue, and more. Kids only for the first 4 weeks, please. Parents and family are invited to attend the final performance on Thursday, October 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room. Please register all children attending. Residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township, don’t miss these … [Read more...]

Rochester Avon Historical Society’s September Meeting to Feature “The Many Hats of Rochester’s Main Street Pharmacist”

Author, Bob Lytle

Local writer and businessman Bob Lytle will be the guest speaker at the Rochester-Avon Historical Society’s evening meeting on Thursday, Sept. 3 from  7 - 8:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of the Rochester Hills Public Library, 500 Olde Town in Rochester. A longtime historical society member, Lytle will discuss the history of downtown Rochester’s opera house building, which he restored to its original appearance and in which his pharmacy is located, as well as his prolific writing career … [Read more...]

Royal Jousting Tournament @ the RHPL

Calling all Knights, Queens, Kings, Princes, and Princesses! It’s time to see what kind of hero you can be in the royals jousting tournament! Come to the Multipurpose Room to create a sword, then mount a steed and test your jousting skills. Great for grades 1 and up; please 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. The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public … [Read more...]