Library Bookmobile Patron Turns 100

Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) Patron Francis D’agostine celebrates her 100th birthday this Sunday. Library staff helped her kickoff the festivities with cupcakes during her regular bookmobile visit Wednesday.

Francis D’agostine sits in a chair at a table

Library Patron Francis D’agostine Celebrates her 100th Birthday

“Mrs. D’agostine is a valued patron and we’re happy to we got the opportunity to celebrate this big moment with her,” said Bookmobile Driver Nick Bourgeau. D’agostine says books have kept her sharp.

The Bookmobile travels to 24 locations every week, bringing the fun of the library to the people of the community.

“Mrs. D’agostine is a loyal patron staff has gotten to know through the years and we are honored to be a part of the celebration,” said Outreach and Bookmobile Services Manager Mary Davis.

The Bookmobile ensures every member of our community has access to books, movies, and everything the library has to offer with over 3,000 items for children, teens, and adults. Patrons who visit the Bookmobile are able to check out any of the books, DVDs, music CDs, video games, graphic novels, and much more. The Bookmobile was funded by the Friends of the Library, and allows community members to access library items at any of the 24 stops it makes throughout the week.

The Bookmobile is one of many efforts the Rochester Hills Public Library makes to engage and empower underserved community member to utilize library services.

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  1. Happy Birthday to you, Dear Mrs. D’agostine!!????

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