Rochester, MI

Rochester is a city in Southwest Michigan and is a part of Oakland County. According to the 2010 census, the city has a population of 12,711. The area was first settled in 1817 by the Graham family. Rochester is named after a city in New York. It consists of three communities: Stoney Creek, The Bluffs, and Yates. In 2009, it was named one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live by Money Magazine and CNN. Rochester claims to have the largest Christmas parade in Michigan that takes place the first Sunday in December. It also has the Big Bright Light Show, in which the downtown storefronts are cover in colorful holiday lights. Other events throughout the year include the Spring Gallery Stroll, Heritage Festival, and Arts and Apples Festival. Top attractions are Paint Creek Trail, Meadow Brook Hall, and the Village of Rochester Hills.

Friday, June 18th 2021

9:00am
Dinosaurs Are Coming!

Create a drawing of a wonderful dinosaur & bring to the library to display on our bulletin board. Register & pick up a drawing tutorial at the Youth Desk,…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
1:00pm
ELL Book club

Join Rebecca and other english language learners for a virtual book club! The book we will be reading is to be determined. We will take it slowly and talk about…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
Event Series
6:00pm
Georgia O'Keeffe Florals Workshop

1-Day Workshop for All Levels. Led by Carolyn Shoemaker. Help us pay homage to the art master Georgia O’Keeffe in this acrylic painting workshop. You'll be guided while recreating her work on…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307, North Studio

Saturday, June 19th 2021

9:00am
Dinosaurs Are Coming!

Create a drawing of a wonderful dinosaur & bring to the library to display on our bulletin board. Register & pick up a drawing tutorial at the Youth Desk,…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
1:00pm
Fabulous Vocabulous Teen Writers Workshop: Fandom Edition

Whether you are an experienced fanfic author or a brand new shipper, this club is for you! Share, write, and talk with fellow writers. Any and all fandoms welcome. Discord…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
Event Series
2:00pm
Concert: The Dartmoors

Get ready for The Dartmoors, a three-piece Indie rock band from Michigan, as they perform songs from their recently released album, "A Horizontal Drop." Concerts will take place outside at Rotary…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
2:00pm
Genealogy Club

Do you have questions about researching your family history? Have you hit research roadblocks? An expert genealogy volunteer will provide tips and tricks to help you build your family tree.…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home

Sunday, June 20th 2021

9:00am
Dinosaurs Are Coming!

Create a drawing of a wonderful dinosaur & bring to the library to display on our bulletin board. Register & pick up a drawing tutorial at the Youth Desk,…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series

Monday, June 21st 2021

9:00am
Marble Madness!

Grades 1 and up Register one child per kit. How old is the game of marbles? Pretty dang old! How much fun is it to play? Tons, especially if it's for…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
9:00am
Dinosaurs Are Coming!

Create a drawing of a wonderful dinosaur & bring to the library to display on our bulletin board. Register & pick up a drawing tutorial at the Youth Desk,…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
10:30am
Outdoor Explorers

REGISTER ALL CHILDREN ATTENDING. For 3-5 year olds and their caregiver. Join Ms. Wendy for a live weekly session where we will discover fun and interesting facts about the natural…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home

Tuesday, June 22nd 2021

9:00am
Dinosaurs Are Coming!

Create a drawing of a wonderful dinosaur & bring to the library to display on our bulletin board. Register & pick up a drawing tutorial at the Youth Desk,…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
10:00am
ELL Conversation Group

Open discussions of various topics to improve ELL student's English proficiency.

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
Event Series
7:00pm
Author Talk: "Writers & Lovers" with Lily King

Join RHPL and the Troy Public Library for this special author event with New York Times bestselling author Lily King as she discusses her latest novel. Called “a master psychological…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home

Wednesday, June 23rd 2021

9:00am
Dinosaurs Are Coming!

Create a drawing of a wonderful dinosaur & bring to the library to display on our bulletin board. Register & pick up a drawing tutorial at the Youth Desk,…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
9:00am
DIY Tote Bags Take and Make

These reusable tote bags are great for traveling, shopping or just having around. You’ll be able to personalize your tote and make it your own with our fun stencils. Take…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
9:30am
Online Hampton ELL Book Club

Are you a parent of an RCS kid and an english language learner? Would you like to improve your reading skills this year? Let's read a book together and talk…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
Event Series
1:00pm
Scribes

A twice-monthly workshop through Zoom for those who love to write, want to learn from more experienced writers or want to let their writing ideas flow. Members will write on…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home

Thursday, June 24th 2021

9:00am
Summer Drawing Step by Step

"Summertime & the livin' is easy". Think of all those summery things to draw: ice cream, lady bugs & other fun stuff. Join Miss Sue for an…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
9:00am
Dinosaurs Are Coming!

Create a drawing of a wonderful dinosaur & bring to the library to display on our bulletin board. Register & pick up a drawing tutorial at the Youth Desk,…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
2:00pm
ELL Conversation Group

Open discussions of various topics to improve ELL student's English proficiency.

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
Event Series
3:00pm
TEEN: Virtual D&D Club

Hear ye, hear ye! RHPL is recruiting Dungeon Masters and adding D & D sessions. If you are interested in DMing (limited experience accepted), email RHPL’s teen librarian, Nick, at…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
Event Series
6:00pm
Pedal the Past Bike Tour of Historic Rochester

Enjoy a bike ride through Rochester’s spectacular past and visit parks and cemeteries, and review local architecture, including catalog homes, the oldest house in the City, and the homes of…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307

Friday, June 25th 2021

9:00am
Dinosaurs Are Coming!

Create a drawing of a wonderful dinosaur & bring to the library to display on our bulletin board. Register & pick up a drawing tutorial at the Youth Desk,…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
1:00pm
ELL Book club

Join Rebecca and other english language learners for a virtual book club! The book we will be reading is to be determined. We will take it slowly and talk about…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
Event Series
5:30pm
Bracelet Making Workshop

1-Day Workshop for All Levels. Led by Mary Dudek. Learn the basics of how to make bracelets with metal. You will walk away with a clear understanding of bracelet making along with…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307, North Studio

Saturday, June 26th 2021

9:00am
Dinosaurs Are Coming!

Create a drawing of a wonderful dinosaur & bring to the library to display on our bulletin board. Register & pick up a drawing tutorial at the Youth Desk,…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series

Sunday, June 27th 2021

9:00am
Dinosaurs Are Coming!

Create a drawing of a wonderful dinosaur & bring to the library to display on our bulletin board. Register & pick up a drawing tutorial at the Youth Desk,…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series

Monday, June 28th 2021

All Day
Chip & Clip

Using paint chip medallion cutouts, make a small wall hanging or curtain. Join Miss Sue & play with color arrangement in this take & make kit. …

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
9:00am
Dinosaurs Are Coming!

Create a drawing of a wonderful dinosaur & bring to the library to display on our bulletin board. Register & pick up a drawing tutorial at the Youth Desk,…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
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