Summer Reading for All Ages at the Rochester Hills Public Library

Enjoy a summer of heroic proportions exploring reading, prizes, superheroes,  and fun during Rochester Hills Public Library’s 2015 Summer Reading Program, from Friday, June 5 through Saturday, August 8.  Beginning June 5 you can register online, from home at the library or on the bookmobile, through the Summer Reading link at

RHPL_002The Youth Summer Reading Program, Every Hero Has a Story, is for children from birth through age twelve. Parents and caregivers who read to their children are invited to earn prizes by joining the “Parents Read, Too” program. Read anything you want (or have someone read to you), and keep track of the time you spend. You’ll be eligible to win brand new books, a superhero cape, and grand prizes. You can record your time through August 8.

Teens between the ages of 13 and 18 can participate in the Teen Summer Reading Challenge beginning Saturday, June 6. Teens will have separate prizes and lots of summer events that can be found at  Adults who read four regular print books, large print books, ebooks or audiobooks are entered into a drawing to win a gift card from Barnes & Noble or from the Rochester Downtown Development Authority. The gift cards are valued at $5 to $100.

Information on a wide range of summer programs and activities is available online.  For more information or to register for programs check the “Events” tab on the library’s website. Registration is required for library programs.

Each person who registers must be a resident of Rochester, Rochester Hills, or Oakland Township and be registered under his or her own library card.  For more information see the library website at or call the library at 248-656-2900.

The Rochester Hills Public Library is located in downtown Rochester off of University Drive and 3 blocks east of Main Street.  The library is open from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Fridays and Saturday and Sundays from 1 – 6 p.m. until June 7.


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