Two Big Book Sales at the Rochester Hills Public Library

Looking to get a leg up on holiday gift giving? Or maybe just looking for a good book to snuggle up with on an autumn day? Two upcoming events from the Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library could help you fulfill your gifting and literary needs. First off, the Friends’ autumn used books sale is set for October 20–24 in the upstairs used book sale room of the library at 500 Olde Towne Road in downtown Rochester. Pre-sale opportunities for Friends members will be Wednesday from … [Read more...]

Friends of Rochester Hills Public Library Used Book Sale Returns

The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library used book sale – reduced to very limited circumstances for the past year – returns August 11-14 and August 16 to the library’s second floor used book room at 500 Olde Towne Road in downtown Rochester. Sale Hours Wednesday August 11, 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. *Members PreviewThursday, August 12, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.   Friday, August 13, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.   Saturday, August 14, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Sunday – No Sales – Library is … [Read more...]

Friends of the Library Stages Big Kids Book Sale

Thursday, July 15, and Friday, July 16, the Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library will stage a large Sidewalk Sale consisting totally of used children’s books. It’ll all be outside the Library’s West Entrance at 500 Olde Towne in downtown Rochester from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Just kids books -- everything from board books for the youngest to tomes for middle and teen level readers -- will be sold for the rock-bottom price of 50 cents each. “We have been overwhelmed with … [Read more...]

Big Saturday Used Book Sale April 10 at the Library

The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library will hold a special day-long used book sale Saturday, April 10. The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library’s Used Book and Media Sale Be aware that everything is by appointment only due to pandemic limitations. The Saturday date gives book shoppers eight by-appointment-only time slot opportunities on a weekend day. The sales are on the second floor used book room of the library, at 500 Olde Towne Rd. Rochester MI, 48307. Here are … [Read more...]

Friends of Rochester Hills Library Resume Used Book Sales on Limited Basis

Get Ready to Hunt Again for Some Great Literary Bargains, but Only by Appointment, and Shoppers Must Spend at Least $10. Operating under Covid-19 safety rules that limit access, the Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library have reopened the Used Book Sale Room on the second floor of the Library at 500 Olde Towne Road to the general public. Here are the ground rules:  Entrance is strictly by appointment only. To keep everyone as safe as possible, only 10 customers are allowed in at one … [Read more...]

Sheet Music, Books, Media and More at the Library’s Winter Used Book Sale

Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library Used Book Sale set for January 29 - February 2 This sale features a large selection of sheet music and instruction books priced at $1 or less. Interested in something else? Friends Book sale chair Ann Gruenewald said, “Due to several large donations of children's books, we have an especially large selection. The majority are 50 cents, but we have quite a few exceptional ones in like-new condition that are priced slightly higher.” The sale … [Read more...]

Book and Cookie Sale at the Library this Weekend

The Books are Used and the Cookies are New Shop for unique gifts at the Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library Quality Used Book Sale. It’ll fill the first floor hallway of the library (500 Olde Town, in downtown Rochester) December 12-14. Some books are new. Every year the Friends receive donations that are new or like-new; some still in the original shrink-wrap. These are saved for the Quality sale so folks have the opportunity to buy special gifts at very reasonable prices. As … [Read more...]

Used Book Sale Runs Until Monday

The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library’s Summer Used Book Sale is set for July 24 - 27 and Monday, July 29. The sale is at the library building at 500 Olde Towne Road in downtown Rochester. It will be located in the library’s second floor addition in the space dedicated to the Friends’ used media operation. Other reasons to stop by? CDs, DVDs and VHS tapes, board game and puzzles are also offered. That’s in addition to over 35,000 hardcover and paperback books. Most books will go … [Read more...]

Spring Used Book Sale at the Library

The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) will give you a great opportunity to add to your personal print and books-on- CD library during the Friends Spring Used Book Sale set for April 24-28. Sale chairperson Ann Gruenewald says there’s a large supply of books-on-CD featured at the April sale, due to donations and the library cycling out some of its CD holdings. The place to be is the Library’s second floor Used Book Hub at 500 Olde Towne Road in downtown … [Read more...]

Library Used Book and Media Sale This Weekend

The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library winter sale of used books (and assorted other media) goes on through Sunday, February 3 despite losing a day. Flooding caused by a broken frozen pipe at the Library at 500 Olde Towne Road in downtown Rochester forced the building's closure on Thursday. The sale takes place at the Friends’ second floor used book sale facility at the Library and despite the frigid weather, sales opening night (Wednesday) were "way above normal," according … [Read more...]