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.

Tuesday, January 25th 2022

All Day
Bubble Wrap Day

Celebrate Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day with a packet of bubble wrap. How many ways can you pop it?!  But, wait, there are many more things to do with that bubble…

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

Our conversation groups are a time to come together and discuss hometowns, food, hobbies, jobs, and other informal topics. Joining a group will introduce you to new friends and a…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, Conference Room A
Event Series
11:00am
RHPL Moms Walking Club

For caregivers of children ages 1-5, please register each child. Bundle your little one into their stroller and join Ms. Wendy for a fun and active way to meet other…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307, West Entrance
Event Series
7:00pm
Tackling the Tough Questions About Aging with Navigate Home

Come listen to a panel of experts offer advice on tackling the tough questions and decisions about aging.

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd. Rochester, MI 48307, Rochester, MI 48307
7:00pm
Adult Game Night

Drop in to make new friends and explore our large collection of board games and video games!

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

Wednesday, January 26th 2022

1:00pm
Scribes Writers Workshop

A twice-monthly drop-in workshop 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 a…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307, Second Floor Conference Room A
Event Series
5:30pm
Friends Winter Used Book Sale

The shelves will be full of gently used books and DVDs for adults, teens, and children.

Members Night is Wednesday, 5:30 pm - 8 pm. Wednesday is available to Friends members…

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

Thursday, January 27th 2022

10:00am
English Matters: ELL Conversation Group

Our conversation groups are a time to come together and discuss hometowns, food, hobbies, jobs, and other informal topics. Joining a group will introduce you to new friends and a…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, Conference Room A
Event Series
10:00am
Friends Winter Used Book Sale

The shelves will be full of gently used books and DVDs for adults, teens, and children.

Members Night is Wednesday, 5:30 pm - 8 pm. Wednesday is available to Friends members…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
3:00pm
RHPL Player's Guild

Join other teens for tabletop games, including board games, card games, role-playing games, and more! If you are interested in becoming a dungeon master for D&D or leading a specific…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
4:30pm
Sublimation Photo Coasters Drop In- CANCELED

Adults and Teens are welcome to register for a time to come in and use our new sublimation printer and make your own photo coaster! Use your own photo, or…

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

Friday, January 28th 2022

9:30am
ELL Book Club: Ugly by Robert Hoge

Meet with Rebecca and other English language learners to read a book and talk about it in a friendly setting. Copies of the book will be available in the outreach…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
10:00am
Friends Winter Used Book Sale

The shelves will be full of gently used books and DVDs for adults, teens, and children.

Members Night is Wednesday, 5:30 pm - 8 pm. Wednesday is available to Friends members…

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

Saturday, January 29th 2022

10:00am
English Matters: ELL Conversation Group

Our conversation groups are a time to come together and discuss hometowns, food, hobbies, jobs, and other informal topics. Joining a group will introduce you to new friends and a…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, Conference Room A
Event Series
10:00am
Friends Winter Used Book Sale

The shelves will be full of gently used books and DVDs for adults, teens, and children.

Members Night is Wednesday, 5:30 pm - 8 pm. Wednesday is available to Friends members…

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

Sunday, January 30th 2022

All Day
50 Books In A Year

Register on Beanstack for the 50 Books In A Year Challenge! This challenge runs from January 2022 - December 2022, but register anytime during the year. Sign up on Beanstack for this…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, www.rhpl.beanstack.org
Event Series
1:30pm
Friends Winter Used Book Sale

The shelves will be full of gently used books and DVDs for adults, teens, and children.

Members Night is Wednesday, 5:30 pm - 8 pm. Wednesday is available to Friends members…

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

Tuesday, February 1st 2022

10:00am
English Matters: ELL Conversation Group

Our conversation groups are a time to come together and discuss hometowns, food, hobbies, jobs, and other informal topics. Joining a group will introduce you to new friends and a…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, Conference Room A
Event Series
11:00am
RHPL Moms Walking Club

For caregivers of children ages 1-5, please register each child. Bundle your little one into their stroller and join Ms. Wendy for a fun and active way to meet other…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307, West Entrance
Event Series
7:00pm
Adult Game Night

Drop in to make new friends and explore our large collection of board games and video games!

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

Wednesday, February 2nd 2022

4:00pm
Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Have ideas for the library? Share your opinions on teen programs, prizes, displays and other library matters at these fun-filled meetings, now meeting virtually! TAB members will use Discord to…

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

Thursday, February 3rd 2022

All Day
Ribbon Wand

Make a ribbon ring & dance to your music. Ribbons, ring & bell are included. Register each person wanting a kit with your library card. Registration starts January 27th. Pick…

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

Our conversation groups are a time to come together and discuss hometowns, food, hobbies, jobs, and other informal topics. Joining a group will introduce you to new friends and a…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, Conference Room A
Event Series
7:00pm

Friday, February 4th 2022

9:30am
ELL Book Club: Ugly by Robert Hoge

Meet with Rebecca and other English language learners to read a book and talk about it in a friendly setting. Copies of the book will be available in the outreach…

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

Saturday, February 5th 2022

10:00am
English Matters: ELL Conversation Group

Our conversation groups are a time to come together and discuss hometowns, food, hobbies, jobs, and other informal topics. Joining a group will introduce you to new friends and a…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, Conference Room A
Event Series

Sunday, February 6th 2022

All Day
50 Books In A Year

Register on Beanstack for the 50 Books In A Year Challenge! This challenge runs from January 2022 - December 2022, but register anytime during the year. Sign up on Beanstack for this…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, www.rhpl.beanstack.org
Event Series

Monday, February 7th 2022

9:00am
Valenween

Ages 5-10 Take home Kit Make Valentine’s Day cards with a spooky flair!

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
10:00am
CANCELLED Around Town with Ms. Wendy

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Tune into either the RHPL YouTube channel or Facebook on the first Monday of the month to join Ms. Wendy as she visits important people and…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, https://www.facebook.com/rochesterhillspl/
Event Series
7:00pm
Library Board Meeting

Library Board Meeting

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