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Science in Context

science in contextMarch is Women’s History Month, so what better time to explore the contributions women have made to science and technology? RHPL has a unique database called Science in Context that pools information culled from a variety of sources, including academic journals, editorials, and podcasts. Search for “Marie Curie” and you will find magazine articles, photographs, and even a video on the Polish physicist. All this and more is available online by visiting our website, then clicking Explore>Research>Science & Technology.

Posted on Monday, 02 March 2015
Wine, Wit & Wisdom

Wine-Wit-and-Wisdom-LogoThe Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library invite you to enjoy an evening of entertaining and informative speakers, beverages, food and a silent auction at Wine, Wit & Wisdom to be held at the library on Saturday, March 14 at 7 to 10 p.m. Each guest will be entitled to attend two 30-minute sessions by notable speakers, enjoy a strolling dinner, beverages (wine, beer, soft drink) and desserts. Registration and payment--$50 per person--must be received no later than March 6. Registration forms are available at the Information Desk in the library or online on the library's website. You may also register at http://www.2015.everbrite.com. Listen to a WRCJ Radio interview about Wine, Wit & Wisdom.

Posted on Monday, 19 January 2015
Eighth Grade Essay Contest

womanThe Rochester Hills Public Library and the Auburn Hills Public Library are co-sponsoring the AAUW Rochester Branch's Eighth Grade Women's History Month Essay Contest. The theme is "A Woman of Significance to Me." A student entering the contest should answer the question: What personal goals am I able to pursue because of the influence of a woman, either past or present? The person chosen as a subject of the essay could be a family member, a teacher, someone in the community or a historical figure who has opened new pathways of opportunity to your generation. The contest is open to eighth grade students in the Rochester and Avondale school districts. Prizes of $100, $75 and $50 will be awarded to the first, second and third place winners on March 26 at the Rochester Community House.  For more information, please view the essay rules and the entry form. Applications are also available at both libraries and middle schools. The essay submission deadline is March 13.

Posted on Thursday, 05 February 2015
2014 Tax Forms

taxformsThe following federal tax forms will be available in February at RHPL:
        1040                 1040A             1040EZ

Because of IRS budget cuts, no Instruction booklets or other forms will be available at the library.

•    To view and download tax forms, please visit IRS.gov/Forms

•    To order tax products to be delivered by mail please visit IRS.gov/orderforms or call 1-800-829-3676

Posted on Monday, 12 January 2015
Oakland Talking Book Service at RHPL
Posted on Thursday, 18 December 2014
Architect's Rendering of Completed Construction Project


Above is the architect's rendering of the completed library construction project of the new two story addition and driveup window.

Posted on Monday, 08 September 2014
Library Construction Project Underway

constructionConstruction on our new addition and driveup window started earlier this month. Watch this informative video about the new changes coming to RHPL in the next 6 months. Thanks for your patience during our construction project.

Posted on Thursday, 21 August 2014
Consumer Reports Database Now Available!

consumerreportsWith your library card, access the online version of Consumer Reports magazine, as well as product test videos, interactive guides, consumer news and more. Search and browse through information about cars, appliances, electronics, home & gardening supplies, products for babies & kids, shopping, health, money, and more. If you are thinking about making a purchase anytime soon, this invaluable database will help you to make an informed decision. To access this database with your RHPL library card, go to www.rhpl.org/explore/research and click on Consumer Reports to get started!

Posted on Thursday, 03 July 2014
One-on-One eBranch Appointments Now Available!

ebranchhelpbannerWe are excited to now offer scheduled appointments for digital ebooks, eaudiobooks, magazines and music. Visit ebranch.rhpl.org/appointment or call 248-650-7130 to schedule an appointment at our eBranch Help Desk, located on the second floor. At your appointment, one of our librarians will give you an introduction to any of our services you would like to hear about and answer any questions you may have.

Posted on Thursday, 01 August 2013
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