Sheet Music, Books, Media and More at the Library’s Winter Used Book Sale

Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library Used Book Sale set for January 29 - February 2 This sale features a large selection of sheet music and instruction books priced at $1 or less. Interested in something else? Friends Book sale chair Ann Gruenewald said, “Due to several large donations of children's books, we have an especially large selection. The majority are 50 cents, but we have quite a few exceptional ones in like-new condition that are priced slightly higher.” The sale … [Read more...]

Book and Cookie Sale at the Library this Weekend

The Books are Used and the Cookies are New Shop for unique gifts at the Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library Quality Used Book Sale. It’ll fill the first floor hallway of the library (500 Olde Town, in downtown Rochester) December 12-14. Some books are new. Every year the Friends receive donations that are new or like-new; some still in the original shrink-wrap. These are saved for the Quality sale so folks have the opportunity to buy special gifts at very reasonable prices. As … [Read more...]

Used Book Sale Runs Until Monday

The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library’s Summer Used Book Sale is set for July 24 - 27 and Monday, July 29. 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. Other reasons to stop by? CDs, DVDs and VHS tapes, board game and puzzles are also offered. That’s in addition to over 35,000 hardcover and paperback books. Most books will go … [Read more...]

Spring Used Book Sale at the Library

The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) will give you a great opportunity to add to your personal print and books-on- CD library during the Friends Spring Used Book Sale set for April 24-28. Sale chairperson Ann Gruenewald says there’s a large supply of books-on-CD featured at the April sale, due to donations and the library cycling out some of its CD holdings. The place to be is the Library’s second floor Used Book Hub at 500 Olde Towne Road in downtown … [Read more...]

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...]