Youth Services Events at the Rochester Hills Public Library

Residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township, don’t miss these exciting events through the Rochester Hills Public Library.   Registration is online. Confirmation numbers are required at the door.  See the Schedule of Events on our website at or contact Youth Services at (248) 650-7140 for more information.


Youth Booksale

Friday, April 8 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday, April 9 from 9 4 p.m.

Library Lobby

The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public are sponsoring a special sale of children’s and young adult books.  The books are for young people ages eight and up, and have not previously been for sale.  They will be priced at fifty cents per book.  Whether you’re looking for a good read, or a great gift, drop in to get wonderful prices on children’s and Young Adult books.



National Library Week
April 10 – 17
Stop at library as we celebrate National Library Week and enjoy a sweet mint.  Just a little treat to help celebrate our customers.


We the People Celebration

All Ages with a caregiver

Saturday, April 16

1 p.m., Multipurpose Room

Miz Rosie returns to share her spirit and renowned sound  as she present a special program for all ages that highlights America’s culture and history of music.  The current We the People theme “Voice of the Century”” will be presented through stories, interactive and musical numbers. Join in the fun as we explore many instruments and the voice of Marian Anderson.  Online registration begins April 9.




Turn Off the TV week, April 17 – 23
Games and Crafts
All Ages plus caregiver
Tuesday, April 19 and Thursday, April 21
7 – 8:30 p.m., Story Room,.
Visit the Story Room to play a game or make a craft during Turn Off  the TV week.  You can bring a favorite game from home or enjoy one of ours. Bring your family and friends as we enjoy an evening with no TV, video games or Internet.  Online registration begins April 12.  Please register everyone attending.



What About Those Boys?

Do boys and girls learn differently?  How can I nurture attachment and bonding with boys?  How do I deal with challenging issues with boys?  What does a supportive environment for boys look like?  If you are asking these questions, this event is for you!  Increase your awareness of boys:  how they learn, how to handle them based on research, and how to create the ultimate environment that supports boys’ needs with presenter Daniel Hodgins.  Dan’s interactive style is both informative and entertaining.  This is a program you don’t want to miss!

Wednesday, April 27
7:00 PM at RHPL

Adults Only

Sponsored by The Friends of RHPL, The PNC Foundation and the Neighborhood Child Care Center

For more information call Sarah @ 248-650-7146 or register online beginning April 13.

About The Speaker:

Daniel Hodgins  is an exceptional teacher and presenter. Dan has authored a new book titled:  Boys: Changing the Classroom, Not the Child. He has a unique grasp of children and families learned from his 30 plus years experience in the field of early childhood education.  Dan recently retired as Coordinator of Early Childhood Education at Mott Community College.



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