Library Used Book and Media Sale This Weekend

The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library winter sale of used books (and assorted other media) goes on through Sunday, February 3 despite losing a day. Flooding caused by a broken frozen pipe at the Library at 500 Olde Towne Road in downtown Rochester forced the building's closure on Thursday. The sale takes place at the Friends’ second floor used book sale facility at the Library and despite the frigid weather, sales opening night (Wednesday) were "way above normal," according … [Read more...]

Summer Used Book and Media Sale

The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library’s Summer Used Book and Media Sale – set for July 25 - 28 and Monday, July 30 – is looking to be a sound and sight spectacular. Sale chairperson Ann Gruenewald reports, “We have a huge number of CDs and DVDs this time.” The sale is at the library building at 500 Olde Towne Road in downtown Rochester. It will be located in the library’s second floor addition in the space dedicated to the Friends’ used media operation. There are … [Read more...]

Friends of the Rochester Hills Library July Used Book Sale

Books on Faith and Books for Kids Big at Summer Book Sale The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library’s Summer Used Book and Media Sale, set for July 26 – 31, will be offering up an especially large collection of books in two areas. Sale chairperson Ann Gruenewald reports, “an unusually large number of religion-oriented books will be offered because of an extraordinary donation from a retired theology professor.” Most will go for $1 for hardcover and large softcover and 50 cents for … [Read more...]

First Used Book Sale of the New Year at the Rochester Hills Public Library

The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library sale of used books and assorted other media on January 18-22 gives book-o-philes, game lovers, music and movie fans —and this year even art aficionados — the opportunity to start 2017 in a big way. The sale takes place at the Friends’ second floor used book sale facility at the Library, 500 Olde Towne Road in downtown Rochester. Each Friends book sale has a different mix of items and some special attractions. Friends Book sale chair Ann … [Read more...]

Friends of the Library January Book Sale

Did Santa Claus make a mistake when it came to your book, audiovisual or game gifts? Or do you just want to get a running start on a Valentine’s Day gift? Maybe even in Korean or Chinese. The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library sale of used books and assorted other media and games on January 27-31 gives book-o-philes the opportunity to start 2016 on the right page. The sale takes place at the Friends’ second floor used book sale facility at the Library, 500 Olde Towne Road in … [Read more...]

Summer Used Book Sale is Brand New

By John Smyntek The saying that “everything old is new again” is getting a major test at the Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library’s Summer Used Book Sale set for August 13-15. While the sale is at the usual address—the library building at 500 Olde Towne Road in downtown Rochester—it will be the first located in the library’s new second floor addition in a space dedicated to the Friends’ used book operation. The new area was completed late in the spring and the library parking … [Read more...]

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION RESOURCE EXCHANGE (CORE) April Events 2012

There's plenty to do around town this April. Check it out: Friends’ Children and Teen Used Book Sale Tuesday, April 3, 10:00 a.m. Rochester Hills Public Library, 500 Olde Towne, Rochester Used book sale for children and teens. All books $.50 Vintage Views Along the West Michigan Pike: From Sand Trails to US-31 Tuesday, April 3, 7:00 p.m. Rochester Hills Public Library, 500 Olde Towne, Rochester Authors M. Christine Byron and Thomas R. Wilson take readers back in time with their 2011 Michigan … [Read more...]