Fandom Trivia Smackdown: Musicals! Dec. 16 at 7 p.m.


Teens and adults! Bring your team of up to 6 people to answer questions about the 10 musicals included above for your chance to be crowned the Drama Queens and Kings! You do not have to be 21 years old to attend this event at Main Street Billiards. Please register your team in advance. Register today


Friends of RHPL Holiday Home Tour, Dec. 15


Get inspired to decorate for the holidays by touring some of the community’s most stunning interior displays during the Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library’s Holiday Home Tour on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 12-5 p.m. Five area homes will open their doors to share their Christmas décor, holiday heirlooms, DIY ideas, and festive atmospheres with RHPL patrons and friends, all to raise money for RHPL programs and services. Additionally, the Friends’ Holiday Boutique will be held in RHPL’s Multipurpose Room on Dec. 15 from 1-6 p.m. Tickets to the Holiday Home Tour are $25 and will be available for cash and/or check payment after Nov. 15 at The Friends Store in RHPL, Lytle’s Pharmacy, Dillman & Upton, Wild Birds and Things at Adams and Walton Roads, and Werner’s Hallmark at Adams and Silverbell Roads. To purchase tickets with a credit card or through PayPal, visit  


Lecture Series: When Amelia Came to Michigan, Dec. 10


“When Amelia Came to Michigan” is the true story of Amelia Earhart’s adventures in the Great Lakes State. Presenters Al and Dave Eicher weave the story of Earhart's life, beginning with her childhood at the turn-of-the-century through her family life, education, flying experiences, world records, and her eight years of adventures in Michigan, with hundreds of photographs, vintage film footage, and music from the 1920s and 1930s. This 60-minute presentation will recount the exciting life and times of the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Registration is open

Check out RHPL's collection of books about Amelia Earhart for young readers and adults: