See How Newspapers are Made with a Tour from Your Friends at the Library

The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library organization is sponsoring a tour of the Detroit News and Free Press Printing facility on Friday, May 18. Most everyone has read a newspaper at some point in their life. Have you ever wondered what the process is to produce that newspaper? This is your chance to find out. The printing facility is a 480,000 square foot, six-story building which originally opened in 1971, with several expansions since. It was considered one of the most … [Read more...]

Colleen Burcar to Speak at the Rochester Hills Public Library

Colleen Burcar, a radio and TV personality in the Detroit area for many years, including two decades with Dick Purtan, will discuss her books at the Rochester Hills Public Library on Tuesday, April 12 at 7 to 8:30 p.m. Burcar was a columnist for the Detroit News and has authored numerous books on the state of Michigan, including Michigan Curiosities and her latest, It Happened in Michigan. Her presentation will cover some of the remarkable events that are part of Michigan’s rich history … [Read more...]