First Used Book Sale of the New Year at the Rochester Hills Public Library

The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library sale of used books and assorted other media on January 18-22 gives book-o-philes, game lovers, music and movie fans —and this year even art aficionados — the opportunity to start 2017 in a big way. The sale takes place at the Friends’ second floor used book sale facility at the Library, 500 Olde Towne Road in downtown Rochester. Each Friends book sale has a different mix of items and some special attractions. Friends Book sale chair Ann … [Read more...]

The Friends’ Library Store

The Friends' Library Store By John Smyntek Offered for your consideration - some questions from the imaginary Kollege of Konsumer Knowledge, School of Savvy Shopping. Where in the City of Rochester can you buy attractive jewelry crafted from Michigan’s legendary Petoskey stones and of copper that pays homage to the state’s long mining heritage? Where can you procure a wide array of Michigan-related goods - edible, ornamental and pragmatic? How about a one-stop shop for a … [Read more...]

Take a Peek Inside the Annual Holiday Home Tour

It’s almost that time of year again. On Sunday, November 16, 2014 you will have the opportunity to six area homes, which will be decorated for the holidays. The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library will be selling tour tickets for $25 per person. Kathy Dorn, this year’s home tour chairperson shared brief descriptions of the homes on this year’s tour. 2441 South Christian Hills Drive “This is the house that Al built, back in ‘79”, said Dorn. Al, of course, is still the owner, … [Read more...]

Take part in National Friends of Libraries Week at the RHPL!

The Rochester Hills Public Library will be spending the entire week of October 20-26, 2013, celebrating its Friends of the Library group as part of the sixth annual celebration of National Friends of Libraries Week according to a press release sent out. The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library were established in 1961and have raised several millions of dollars for the library to date. Currently over 800 community members contribute annually to the Friends and nearly 500 of these … [Read more...]

Holiday Home Tour This Weekend

Get ready to be swept away into a holiday wonderland. The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library 2013 Holiday Home Tour has six enchanting homes to be toured this Sunday, November 17 from noon to 5:00 p.m. From a Greek Revival Farmstead to a home reminiscent of the Eastern Seaboard with cedar shake exterior and Native American and European interior influences to a Gabled Bungalow with English Court Holiday décor. The event benefiting the Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) … [Read more...]