Boyds Bears at Rochester Hills Public Library Friends Store

Boyds Bears at RHPL A large collection of Boyds Bears collectible resin and stuffed bears, as well as Yesterday’s Child antique reproduction dolls has been donated to the Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) Friends Store. The items are in pristine condition and in their original packaging. According to store manager Darlene Tomczyk, the store is selling the collectibles at prices below those found on sites like E-bay, Amazon, and Craig’s List. Store volunteers have researched the … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Public Library Debuts New Website and Calendar

The Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) has officially launched a new website designed to better serve its patrons. Following months of research and consultation from an outside group, the new platform seeks to enhance the experience with RHPL’s downloadable resources and events. “Our downloadable resources like Hoopla and now Kanopy have been a driving force behind traffic to our site. We responded to that data by making it even easier for users to access the resources they want, while … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Public Library Introduces New Downloadable Services

Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) has launched new downloadable services that enable patrons to utilize ebooks, movies, and television shows on their personal devices, in response to a growing demand. The new services include cloudLibrary, Kanopy, Acorn TV, and Qello Concerts. “At Rochester Hills Public Library, we believe convenience and ease of use, are essential elements in serving a tech savvy community, and with our latest launches we’re taking our expansive collection of digital media … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Public Library Surpasses 2M Circulated Items

The Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) is proud to announce that over 2 million items have been checked out by the patrons and community members of Rochester Hills and Oakland Township. Over the last few years, the Rochester Hills Public Library has dedicated a large portion of our energy towards increasing our collection size and adding unique items not found anywhere else. This includes e-materials like digital magazines and books, which have been checked-out over 100 thousand times by … [Read more...]

Bookmobile Back on the Road

The Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) is thrilled to announce that our “new” Community Bookmobile is on the road. Since January, the bookmobile has been off the road due to a faulty break system. But in March the RHPL bought and refurbished a used Bookmobile from Coschton, Ohio, that needed a little cosmetic work but is otherwise in great working condition, and as of May 9, the Bookmobile has resumed its journey around the Rochester Hills area. The Community Bookmobile has been a … [Read more...]

Upcoming Youth Program at the Rochester Hills Public Library

Fantastic Fridays Friday, January 19 10:00-10:45 a.m. Ages 5 & under with a caregiver Multipurpose Room Celebrate your favorite Polynesian characters with a dance party & leis. Baby Wearing Dance Party Saturday, January 20 , 11:00-11:30 a.m. Ages Birth to Walking with Caregiver Multipurpose Room Are you looking for a fun way to get some exercise that both you and your baby will love? Bring your baby to the library in a secure baby carrier for this baby wearing … [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 must … [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...]