Parent-Child Workshop @ the RHPL

Join other parents/caregivers in the  Multipurpose Room for a fun, play-based five-week program where families can relax, make friends and talk one-on-one with specialists on child development. This program will be open to 1-3 year olds and their caregiver and is limited to one session per year, per child. Siblings ages birth through 1 year and 4-5 years are welcome to attend, but do not need to be registered for the program. Register all 1 to 3-year-olds attending (with parent/caregiver). … [Read more...]

Monthly Writing Programs at the RHPL

Work on your writing skills with guidance from a librarian, and meet Dr. Elmonzo Camperdown, the fictional master who decides what books go into the Rochester Hills Public Library collection. You never know, a book you write may just be added to that collection! Register all children ages 6 to 12 attending. Children over the age of 8 are allowed to stay without a grownup. Online registration begins one week prior to each session at 9 a.m. Writing Funny Stories Saturday, March 21, 2-4 … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Public Library Offers a Library Card for Every Child

The Rochester Hills Public Library has partnered with the Rochester Community School District to issue every child, K-12, a library card and expand the resources available to all students. “We want to make sure that all students have access to the wonderful services available through the public library,” said library director Christine Lind Hage. “And the great news is that it’s all free of charge!” The Rochester Hills Public Library is committed to making 24/7 access to information and … [Read more...]

Parent-Child Workshop @ the RHPL

Join other parents/caregivers in the  Multipurpose Room for a fun, play-based five-week program where families can relax, make friends and talk one-on-one with specialists on child development. This program will be open to 1-3 year olds and their caregiver and is limited to one session per year, per child. Siblings ages birth through 1 year and 4-5 years are welcome to attend, but do not need to be registered for the program. Register all 1 to 3-year-olds attending (with parent/caregiver). … [Read more...]

Irish Dance Performance and Lesson @ the RHPL

Get in the spirit for St. Patrick's Day! Come to the Multipurpose Room where the Shannon Irish Dance Academy will present a performance and conduct a beginners' lesson on Irish Dance that’s perfect for all ages. Register all children and adults attending. Registration begins Saturday, February 28 at 9 a.m. Residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township, don’t miss these exciting events at Rochester Hills Public Library. Each child who registers for library programs must have … [Read more...]

Parent-Child Workshop @ the RHPL

Join other parents/caregivers in the  Multipurpose Room for a fun, play-based five-week program where families can relax, make friends and talk one-on-one with specialists on child development. This program will be open to 1-3 year olds and their caregiver and is limited to one session per year, per child. Siblings ages birth through 1 year and 4-5 years are welcome to attend, but do not need to be registered for the program. Register all 1 to 3-year-olds attending (with parent/caregiver). … [Read more...]

The Tooth Fairy Takes a Holiday @ the RHPL

It seems that everyone has a holiday except the tooth fairy. Well not this year! This year we are going to celebrate the tooth fairy! Come to the Story Room at the library for crafts, stories and other fun surprises. Suited for children ages 5 to 8; children under the age of 6 must attend with an adult. Register children and adults attending. Registration begins February 21 at 9 a.m. Residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township, don’t miss these exciting events at Rochester … [Read more...]

Game Day @ the RHPL

Join us in the Multipurpose Room on your day off of school for a fun afternoon of board games, card games, and trivia. Adults are not required to stay in the room, but are welcome to join in on the fun! Register all children and adults attending. Registration open February 9 at 9 a.m. Residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township, don’t miss these exciting events at Rochester Hills Public Library. Each child who registers for library programs must have his or her own … [Read more...]

Mad Science – Fire & Ice

Children will be dazzled and entertained as they interact with the Mad Scientists in the Multipurpose Room! Foggy dry ice storms, giant beach balls floating in the air and even a special Mad Science “burp” potion will amaze children as they learn about chemical reactions, air pressure and the states of matter. Register all children and adults attending. Registration begins February 7 at 9 a.m. Residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township, don’t miss these exciting events … [Read more...]

‘Escape’ from Rochester Hills Public Library!

Come to the Story Room to solve riddles and uncover clues in this puzzling program based on the beloved Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein. Put your problem solving skills to the test with a fun scavenger hunt. Put all the pieces together and you may just escape with a reward! Snacks provided. Registration opens Friday, February 6 at 9 a.m. Register all children grades 3 and up who will be attending. This is an after-hours program.  Please arrive by 5:45 to ensure … [Read more...]