Have FUN at RHPL with these events

Don’t miss out on these fun events coming to the RHPL:

Saturday, April 14

9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Multipurpose Room
Residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills and Oakland Township, ages 3-18, are invited to choose a free paperback. Children must be at least 3 by the day of the distribution and present to make the selection. Doors will close at 12:30 p.m. – NO EXCEPTIONS. Parents, please talk with your child about making a good choice, keeping in mind that interest level does not always match reading level, as no exchanges may be made after exiting the Multipurpose Room.

Turn Off the TV Week BINGO

Sunday, April 15 – Saturday, April 21

No Registration Required

On or after April 15 pick-up or download your Turn Off the TV Week BINGO card and start playing!  You’ll be challenged to turn off your screens at least three nights during the week and then spend some time reading, playing, listening and creating. Return your completed BINGO card to the youth desk by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 21 for your reward. You’ll find the BINGO card online beginning Sunday, April 15 at www.rhpl.org/youth.

Tantalizing Twos-days for grades 1-3

Tuesdays – April 17, May 8
4: 30-5:30 p.m.
Story Room
Students in grades 1-3 are invited to join us for activities based on favorite character pairs! See the events calendar for details.  Online registration begins one week prior to the event dates.


Storytimes are available for children birth through age five who reside in Rochester, Rochester Hills, or Oakland Township.  Due to the popularity of the program, children may register for one storytime per session. Please go to http://calendar.rhpl.org to register or come into Youth Services for assistance. Your child’s library card is required for online registration. Online registration for Spring Storytime will begin on Monday, April 9.

A Pocketful of Stories

Saturday, April 21

11-11:45 a.m., Story Room

Register children and adults.

Meet in the story room for stories and activities all about pockets.  Then make and decorate a pocket in which to put your treasures.  Online registration begins April 14.

Residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township, don’t miss these exciting events at Rochester Hills Public Library. The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library fund all youth programs. Registration is online. Each child who registers for library programs must have his or her own library card and be a resident of Rochester, Rochester Hills, or Oakland Township. Confirmation numbers are required at the door. See the Schedule of Events on our website at www.rhpl.org or contact Youth Services at (248) 650-7140.

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Freelance wordsmith, arts appreciator, grammar geek, sports spectator, stationery snob, and world traveler, Sarah charts her own course as the owner of saliho creative. She uses her creative mind and engaging dialogue to fearlessly bring the written word to life in print and online… all while keeping a watchful eye out for the next literary adventure. You can reach her at sarah@rochestermedia.com.

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