Rochester Hills Public Library & Rochester Writers announce Second Annual Author Fair

Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) and Rochester Writers have once again partnered for the second annual Author Fair featuring local and regional writers in a variety of genres. This year the event will be online and include nearly thirty local authors in recorded on-camera interviews. The interviews will debut in a live stream on RHPL's YouTube channel on Small Business Saturday, November 28, and Sunday, November 29, beginning at 11 a.m. each day.  Then, on Monday November 30, the library … [Read more...]

Friends of Rochester Hills Library Resume Used Book Sales on Limited Basis

Get Ready to Hunt Again for Some Great Literary Bargains, but Only by Appointment, and Shoppers Must Spend at Least $10. Operating under Covid-19 safety rules that limit access, the Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library have reopened the Used Book Sale Room on the second floor of the Library at 500 Olde Towne Road to the general public. Here are the ground rules:  Entrance is strictly by appointment only. To keep everyone as safe as possible, only 10 customers are allowed in at one … [Read more...]

Canada vs. Russia On Ice

Rochester Hills Public Library presents “Epic Confrontation: Canada vs. Russia On Ice,” October 8 RHPL welcomes author & sports journalist Greg Franke, October 8 Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) will welcome author Greg Franke to discuss his latest book, Epic Confrontations: Canada vs. Russia on Ice: The Greatest Sports Drama of All Time, on Thursday, October 8 at 7:00 p.m. The program will be live-streamed on Zoom. This sports story is as incredible as the Miracle on Ice and … [Read more...]

Fight Cancer, Heart Disease & Diabetes with Your Fork

Rochester Hills Public Library presents “Fight Cancer, Heart Disease & Diabetes with Your Fork,” September 29 Dr. Sruti March Rochester Hills Public Library will feature Dr. Sruti March, ND, and her presentation “Fight Cancer, Heart Disease & Diabetes with Your Fork” on Tuesday, September 29 at 7:00 p.m. on Zoom. In this live online presentation, Dr. March will discuss how to create a healthy plate and a lifestyle that works for you. Dr. March specializes in oncology nutrition and … [Read more...]

Human Trafficking 101

Rochester Hills Public Library presents “Human Trafficking 101” September 24 Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) will feature the talk “Human Trafficking 101” on Thursday, September 24 at 7:00 p.m. on Zoom. Presenter Dawn Ames, director of family ministry at Lake Orion United Methodist Church and a community group leader for the Lake Orion-Oxford chapter of the Michigan Abolitionist Project (MAP), will explain the definition of human trafficking, where it occurs, and who are the … [Read more...]

Curtis Taylor Trio Live

Rochester Hills Public Library presents Curtis Taylor Trio on September 20 Curtis Taylor The Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) will present a live online presentation with award-winning trumpeter Curtis Taylor on Sunday, September 20 at 2:00 p.m. Taylor’s lyrical and melodic improvisational style displays a level of maturity far beyond his counterparts. His unique blend of soulfulness, harmonic sensibilities, and rhythm melt together for an unforgettable sound that directly connects … [Read more...]

Shades: Detroit Love Stories with Author Esperanza Cintrón

Esperanza Cintrón Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) will feature an author talk with award-winning local writer Esperanza Cintrón on Saturday, September 19 at 2:00 p.m. on Zoom. Cintrón will read selections from her book, Shades: Detroit Love Stories, and participate in a Q/A with Rochester Writer’s founder, Michael Dwyer. Shades: Detroit Love Stories is a collection of interconnected short stories that are distinctly Detroit. Each interconnected story examines the obstacles … [Read more...]

NASA: Space Exploration & Discovery

Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) invites you to take a trip to the stars with local NASA Solar System Ambassador, Jerry Chevrier, on Thursday, September 17 at 7:00 p.m. This program will be live-streamed via Zoom. The NASA Solar System Ambassadors Program works with volunteers across the nation to communicate the science and excitement of NASA's space exploration missions and discoveries. Chevrier has been a NASA Solar System Ambassador for seven years. This program is open to … [Read more...]

Abraham Lincoln: A New Birth of Freedom

The Rochester Hills Public Library presents “Abraham Lincoln: A New Birth of Freedom” with Kevin Wood, September 3 The Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) will present a live online presentation titled, “Abraham Lincoln: A New Birth of Freedom” with actor Kevin Wood on Thursday, September 3, 7:00-8:30 p.m. The live stream will air on Zoom. Wood will present a first-person portrayal of President Abraham Lincoln in period dress and discuss the president’s life and the history of the … [Read more...]