Oakland Professor Tells of World War II Daring During National Friends of Library Week

Oakland University professor Frank Cardimen will be the featured speaker at the Annual Membership Meeting of the Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library on Thursday, October 24 in the multipurpose room of the library, 500 Olde Towne Road in downtown Rochester. Cardimen’s presentation on “America’s Invasion at the ‘Underbelly’ of Europe” is scheduled to run from 7-8:30 p.m. and will follow the business portion of the Friends annual public meeting. A popular and engrossing speaker, … [Read more...]

Winston Churchill as an Agent of Change at RHPL

The Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) is proud to announce another event in partnership with Smart Towns on Tuesday, December 11. Oakland University Professor Frank Cardimen will stop in to discuss the life and success of iconic WWII figure Sir Winston Churchill. Winston Churchill was the greatest orator of his day, the greatest leader of the Second World War, the greatest statesman of his age, and the greatest Englishman of the twentieth century, perhaps of all time. The debt owed to … [Read more...]

Special “The Man Who Never Was” presentation at the Friends of the RHPL Annual Meeting

The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library will hold their annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 23 in the library’s Multipurpose Room. After the meeting, Rochester Library patrons are welcome to attend the presentation by Frank Cardimen on The Man Who Never Was, an Allied deception during WWII. Historian Frank Cardimen will discuss the World War II deception (Operation Mincemeat) by the British that convinced the Germans that the Allied Invasion to Europe would be Greece... … [Read more...]