Smart Towns Co-Founder Brings World War II to Life at RHPL

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Professor Frank Cardimen of Oakland University, and co-founder of Smart Towns, will delve into the fascinating events surrounding the United States and Allied forces as they invaded Sicily, which became the first step in restoring peace in Europe and ending the Second World War... Read more

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Panel of Cancer Experts to Speak at RHPL

Panel of Oncologists to speak at RHPL

With nearly 2 million cases diagnosed in 2018, cancer has touched the lives of many. A panel of oncology experts aims to educate the public about the advances in cancer treatment, and the important future of cancer treatment in a special presentation at the Rochester Hills Public Library on Oct. 23 at 7 p.m... Read more

Click here to register for 'Advances in Cancer Treatment'

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Henry Ford Museum Docent Presents at RHPL

Henry Ford

On Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. the rich history of local legend Henry Ford will be covered by renowned expert Mike Skinner. Skinner is a docent at the Henry Ford Museum and his specialty is the life of the iconic Detroit legend Henry Ford... Read more

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Highlighting Michigan’s Haunted History

Highlighting Michigan's Haunted History

The mysterious history of supernatural events in Michigan will be brought to life during a thrilling performance by the talented Jenifer Strauss on Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. in the Rochester Hills Public Library... Read more

Click here to register for 'Campfire Stories: Tales from the Haunted Shores'

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The Good Roads Movement in Michigan at RHPL

Good Roads Movement

On Thursday, Oct. 10 the Rochester Hills Public Library will present the history and evolution of Michigan’s roadway system, and how cyclists and automobiles served as catalysts for the development on Michigan roads... Read more

Click here to register for 'The Good Roads Movement in Michigan: How Bicyclists and Automobilists got Farmers out of the Mud'

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RHPL announces featured authors for first author fair

RHPL announces featured authors for first author fair

Rochester’s literary scene comes alive during Shop Small Saturday’s Author Fair hosted by the Rochester Hills Public Library, in partnership with Rochester Writers, Saturday Nov. 30... Read more

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Authors in April Receives 2019 State Literacy Award

RHPL Librarians for Authors in April

The Rochester Hills Public Library and Rochester Community Schools’ program Authors in April received the 2019 State Literacy Award through the Library of Michigan, the Michigan Center for the Book, and the Library of Congress... Read more

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RHPL Presents How-To-Fest

How-To Fest start March 28th at RHPL

How to fest will be a showcase of life-long learning skills for all ages, taught by local participants and organizations. If you or your business is interested in sharing your expertise or hidden talents, please submit your application!

Click here to apply to present at 'How-To-Fest'

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RHPL Friends Store Looking for Volunteers

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The Rochester Hills Public Library Friends Store is searching for more volunteers. The Friends Store sells a variety of items, including Michigan-made foods and art pieces, to raise funds for library programming... Read more

If you'd like to volunteer, print this form and bring it to the store!

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The Genius of Radiology: RHPL to Host One of a Kind Educational Speaker

Doctors

On Thursday, Sept. 26 join Dr. Peter Littrup of Ascension Providence Hospital at the Rochester Hills Public Library to discuss the history and development of the science of radiology... Read more

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Allison Sartwell Named Adult Services Manager

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The Rochester Hills Public Library announced the appointment of Allison Sartwell, to Adult Services Manager. Sartwell was most recently the teen librarian for RHPL... Read more

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Donation Revitalizes Youth Room

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Rochester Hills Public Library has an entirely reimagined youth area, with new Alice in Wonderland themed furniture, an elaborate 11 foot tall tree, and an updated Infant & Toddler Explore Area.... Read more

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Sinclair Wealth Management Group of Raymond James Donates to RHPL

Sinclair Ornament

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

Click here to try out Gale Courses!

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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

Click here to try out Creativebug!

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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

Muslim Book Donation

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!

Bookmobile

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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