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An Outreach Services librarian provides bookcart service to residents at Sunrise Assisted Living on 500 East University Drive in Rochester. Bookcarts provide an opportunity for residents to select large print books, audio books and videos during biweekly visits to their rooms.

booksbymailBooks By Mail  is a service provided to homebound residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township who are physically unable to come to the library due to a permanent or temporary disability or illness.  Through this service, materials are mailed directly to your home at no charge.  Some library materials are excluded from this service.


RHPL Mighty 100 Club
We invite customers 100 years or older to contact the library and join the RHPL Mighty 100 Club. This club salutes customers who meet the age requirement and remain actively engaged in reading.

Keep In Touch Directory the Rochester Area Senior Services Directory

Next Chapter Book Clubs
Book clubs for people who have intellectual and other developmental disabilities facilitated by Outreach librarians and volunteers.

Mobility Aids

  • Drive-up window provides ease of access for picking up library materials
  • Mini Shopping carts are available for in-library use
  • Wheelchair and walkers are available at the Information Desk
  • Two motorized scooters similar to those found in grocery stores can be used inside the library by persons with valid library cards


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    Proctored Exams
    Distance learning students who live or work in Rochester, Rochester Hills or Oakland Township may register to have their written or on-line exams proctored by Outreach Services librarians during regular library hours. Click for more information if you need an exam proctored 

    Helpful Websites

      ADA U.S. Dept. of Justice Americans with Disabilities Act
      Alzheimer Web
      Alzheimer's.gov comprehensivel information provided by the federal governement
      Animal-Assisted Therapy
      DisabilityInfo comprehensive Federal Government site of disability-related government resources
      Disability Resources Monthly guide to disability resources
      Family Village disability related resources
      Government Benefits government-wide resource for U.S. citizen benefits
      Heath Resource Center a national clearinghouse on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities
      Michigan Disability Resources
      Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service
      Oakland & Macomb Center for Independent Living


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