Summer reading for all ages at the Rochester Hills Public Library

Indulge yourself and your family this summer with good books, programs, prizes, activities and fun, by joining the Summer Reading Program at Rochester Hills Public Library. Residents or employees in Rochester, Rochester Hills and Oakland Township may register beginning June 2 online at,  at the library or on the bookmobile. Registration is limited to those who live, work, or own property in Rochester, Rochester Hills, or Oakland Township and have a valid RHPL library card.

The Youth Summer Reading Program, “Fizz, Boom, Read!” is for children from birth through age twelve. Parents and caregivers who read to their children are invited to join the “Parents Read, Too” program. Teens between the ages of 13 and 18 can participate in the “Spark a Reaction” program which has separate prizes and lots of summer events that can be found at  Adults who read four books between June 2 and August 12 will receive a limited edition RHPL book bag along with a $5 Barnes & Noble gift certificate. Large print readers who register for “Literary Elements” and read a total of four large print books will be eligible for one of three cash prizes. As an added bonus, teen, adult and large print readers all have a chance to win an iPad mini!

Information on a wide range of summer programs and activities will be 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.

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 – 9 Monday through Thursday, 9 – 6 on Fridays and Saturday and Sundays from 1 – 6 until mid-June.  The library’s website has information on how to register for a card and access all of the library’s services.

All information in this press release is courtesy of RHPL.

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