March Youth Programs at the Rochester Hills Library for

Residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township, don’t miss these exciting events at Rochester Hills Public Library.  All youth programs are funded by the Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library.  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 or contact Youth Services at (248) 650-7140.


 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 to register for the storytime of your choice or come into Youth Services for assistance.  Your child’s library card is required for online registration.  Online registration for Session II will begin on Monday, February 27.


Good Luck Family Storytime

Thursday, March 8

7:00–7:30 p.m.

Story Room

Register everyone attending

Strike up some good luck with this evening family storytime.  Bring everyone to the story room for stories, songs and fun.  We’ll learn about leprechauns, rainbows and a magical pot of gold.  Online registration begins March 1.

Tantalizing Twos-days for Grades 1-3

Tuesday, March 6

4:30-5:30 p.m.

Story Room

Students in grades 1-3 are invited to join us for activities based on pairs of characters from your favorite books!  See the Events Calendar for details on the pairs and to register each child attending.  Online registration begins February 28.




You Can’t Make Me! Power Struggles and Young Children

Presenter:  Daniel Hodgins

Tuesday, March 13

6:30–8:00 p.m.

Multipurpose Room

Adults only

For parents of children birth-grade 1.

Register everyone attending.  “You Can’t Make Me!” is commonly heard in homes and classrooms all over the country.  There is a difference between adult-controlled behaviors and child- controlled behaviors.  Those differences are the foundation for this presentation.  If you are asking:  What is a power struggle?  When and why do they occur?  How can I develop an environment that discourages power struggles?Learn more here
  This workshop is for you!  It will include practical suggestions that can be used immediately to help children develop self-control.  Presented in partnership with the Neighborhood Childcare Center.  Online registration begins February 28.  Everyone must register with their own RHPL library card.

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