The Auto Industry’s Golden Age

Myths of the Auto Industrys Golden Age

Oakland University professor Daniel Clark will be at the Rochester Hills Public Library on Tuesday, March 12 to discuss his new book Disruption in Detroit: Autoworkers and the Elusive Postwar Boom... Read more

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A Divine Madness

A Divine Madness

The 2019 Smart Towns lecture series kicks off at the Rochester Hills Public Library on Tuesday, March 19, with Clinical Psychology and President of Rochester College Dr. Brian Stogner coming in to explore the fine line between genius and madness... Read more

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A Reluctant Traveler Goes to RHPL

A Reluctant Traveler Goes to China

On Tuesday, March 5, Rochester Hills Public Library welcomes self-proclaimed “reluctant-traveler” Nancy Solak to discuss her newly released travel memoir Welcome to Here: A Reluctant Traveler Goes to China... Read more

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Dig Into Archaeological Discovery

Dig Into Archaeological Discovery

On Wednesday, March 20, the Rochester Hills Public Library welcomes Archaeologist Dr. Jon W. Carroll from Oakland University to discuss his research projects from all around the world... Read more

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Wine, Wit, & Wisdom 2019

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The Friends of Rochester Hills Public Library invite you to an entertaining evening of informative speakers intermingled with a buffet dinner, wine and beer, and a silent auction.

Saturday, April 13, 2019 6:30 - 10:00 PM

Register Online (~$5.50 additional Eventbrite fee per ticket)

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The Roots of Motown

Roots of Motown

Historians Lars Bjorn and Jim Gallert will be at the Rochester Hills Public Library on Thursday, Feb. 28 to discuss the Roots of Motown... Read more

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Tax Forms Now Available

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RHPL currently has 1040 forms, state forms and instructions... Read more

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MeLCat Upgrade Complete

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Good news for MeLCat users: The MeLCat upgrade is complete. Beginning January 08th requesting MeLCat items will be the same but you will notice your RHPL account will now list both our items and MeLCat. We hope you enjoy the improvements and have a better MeLCat experience. Any MeLCat requests that were processed before January 08th will not be listed on your RHPL account.

Sinclair Wealth Management Group of Raymond James Donates to RHPL

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Patrons registered for the Rochester Hills Public Library’s annual Polar Express celebration this Friday, Dec. 7, will get an extra holiday treat thanks to a donation from Sinclair Wealth Management Group of Raymond James... Read more

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Donation to Polar Express Helps Cut Plastic Pollution

Donation to RHPL from HealthQuest Physical Therapy helps reduce plastic waste

Registered attendees at Rochester Hills Public Library’s annual Polar Express celebration on Dec. 7, will receive a reusable keep-sake water bottle donated by HealthQuest Physical Therapy when they pick up their pre-registered tickets for the event... Read more

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RHPL & Chief Financial Credit Union to Host TEDxRHPLibraryWomen

TEDxRHPLibraryWomen Dec 1 2018

Rochester Hills Public Library will host its first TEDx event Saturday, December 1, starting at 10:30 a.m. This event is made possible by a generous donation from Chief Financial Credit Union... Read more

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New E-Resource Promotes Life-Long Learning

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Rochester Hills Public Library is proud to introduce Gale Courses, a new electronic resource designed to promote life-long.... Read more

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New Tools to Spark the Imagination

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Rochester Hills Public Library patrons now have access to over 1000 online art and craft classes though Creativebug... Read more

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New Service to Reduce Wait Time for E-Books

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Rochester Hills Public Library patrons will see shorter wait times for popular e-books, thanks to the addition of cloudLibrary... Read more

Click here to learn more information about cloudLibrary and our other eBranch services!

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Donation Helps Diversify the Bookshelves

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Rochester Hills Public Library received a generous donation of books representing women in the Muslim community... Read more

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Summer Story Times at The Village

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The Rochester Hills Public Library has partnered with The Village of Rochester Hills to offer a series of fun and interactive story times this summer, starting June 25 at 11 a.m... Read more

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Betsy Raczkowski, to Youth Services Manager

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The Rochester Hills Public Library announced the appointment of Betsy Raczkowski, to Youth Services Manager. Raczkowski was most recently a youth services librarian for RHPL. As manager, Raczkowski succeeds, Claire Lopiccolo, who accepted a position as Romeo District Library’s director.... Read more

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Bookmobile Back on the Road!

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The Rochester Hills Public Library 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, 2018 the Bookmobile has resumed its journey around the Rochester Hills area... Read more

Click here to see all of our Bookmobile stops!

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New Downloadable Resources

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Rochester Hills Public Library 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... Read more

Click here to see all our eMedia resources!

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