Meet the Candidates Running for Rochester Hills Public Library Board of Trustees

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The Rochester Hills Public Library Board has three candidates running for two open seats on the ballot in this November’s election... Read more

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RHPL Friends Store Looking for Volunteers

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The Rochester Hills Public Library Friends Store is searching for more volunteers. The Friends Store sells a variety of items, including Michigan-made foods and art pieces, to raise funds for library programming... Read more

If you'd like to volunteer, print this form and bring it to the store!

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Allison Sartwell Named Adult Services Manager

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The Rochester Hills Public Library announced the appointment of Allison Sartwell, to Adult Services Manager. Sartwell was most recently the teen librarian for RHPL... Read more

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The Genius of Radiology: RHPL to Host One of a Kind Educational Speaker

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On Thursday, Sept. 26 join Dr. Peter Littrup of Ascension Providence Hospital at the Rochester Hills Public Library to discuss the history and development of the science of radiology... Read more

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Celebrating Beethoven: A Musical & Historic Icon Explored at RHPL

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On Thursday, Sept. 19, Dr. David Kidger of Oakland University will explore the influence and impact of Ludwig van Beethoven, one of the most iconic and impactful composers in the history of music, at the Rochester Hills Public Library... Read more

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Suffragette Genius: RHPL Explores Science, Stowe, and Stanton

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On Tuesday, Sept. 10 join Rochester University Professor Anne Nichols as she explores how historic icons Harriet Beecher Stowe and Elizabeth Cady Stanton leveraged science and theology to advance the role of women in nineteenth-century America... Read more

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RHPL Presents: Out of Rushmore’s Shadow

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On Monday, Sept. 23 the Rochester Hills Public Library will host Lou Del Bianco, as he shares the fascinating story of his grandfather, Luigi Del Bianco, the chief carver of Mount Rushmore... Read more

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Michigan History Comes Alive at RHPL

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On Tuesday, Sept. 3 the Rochester Hills Public Library will host Mackinac Bridge expert Mike Fornes as he shares stories from the riveting, 60-year history of the beloved Michigan landmark, the Mackinac Bridge... Read more

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Donation Revitalizes Youth Room

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Rochester Hills Public Library has an entirely reimagined youth area, with new Alice in Wonderland themed furniture, an elaborate 11 foot tall tree, and an updated Infant & Toddler Explore Area.... Read more

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Sinclair Wealth Management Group of Raymond James Donates to RHPL

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Patrons registered for the Rochester Hills Public Library’s annual Polar Express celebration this Friday, Dec. 7, will get an extra holiday treat thanks to a donation from Sinclair Wealth Management Group of Raymond James... Read more

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Donation to Polar Express Helps Cut Plastic Pollution

Donation to RHPL from HealthQuest Physical Therapy helps reduce plastic waste

Registered attendees at Rochester Hills Public Library’s annual Polar Express celebration on Dec. 7, will receive a reusable keep-sake water bottle donated by HealthQuest Physical Therapy when they pick up their pre-registered tickets for the event... Read more

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RHPL & Chief Financial Credit Union to Host TEDxRHPLibraryWomen

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Rochester Hills Public Library will host its first TEDx event Saturday, December 1, starting at 10:30 a.m. This event is made possible by a generous donation from Chief Financial Credit Union... Read more

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New E-Resource Promotes Life-Long Learning

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Rochester Hills Public Library is proud to introduce Gale Courses, a new electronic resource designed to promote life-long.... Read more

Click here to try out Gale Courses!

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New Tools to Spark the Imagination

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Rochester Hills Public Library patrons now have access to over 1000 online art and craft classes though Creativebug... Read more

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New Service to Reduce Wait Time for E-Books

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Rochester Hills Public Library patrons will see shorter wait times for popular e-books, thanks to the addition of cloudLibrary... Read more

Click here to learn more information about cloudLibrary and our other eBranch services!

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Donation Helps Diversify the Bookshelves

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Rochester Hills Public Library received a generous donation of books representing women in the Muslim community... Read more

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Summer Story Times at The Village

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The Rochester Hills Public Library has partnered with The Village of Rochester Hills to offer a series of fun and interactive story times this summer, starting June 25 at 11 a.m... Read more

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Betsy Raczkowski, to Youth Services Manager

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The Rochester Hills Public Library announced the appointment of Betsy Raczkowski, to Youth Services Manager. Raczkowski was most recently a youth services librarian for RHPL. As manager, Raczkowski succeeds, Claire Lopiccolo, who accepted a position as Romeo District Library’s director.... Read more

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Bookmobile Back on the Road!

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The Rochester Hills Public Library is thrilled to announce that our “new” Community Bookmobile is on the road! Since January, the bookmobile has been off the road due to a faulty break system. But in March the RHPL bought and refurbished a used Bookmobile from Coschton, Ohio, that needed a little cosmetic work but is otherwise in great working condition, and as of May 9, 2018 the Bookmobile has resumed its journey around the Rochester Hills area... Read more

Click here to see all of our Bookmobile stops!

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New Downloadable Resources

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Rochester Hills Public Library has launched new downloadable services that enable patrons to utilize ebooks, movies, and television shows on their personal devices, in response to a growing demand. The new services include cloudLibrary, Kanopy, Acorn TV, and Qello Concerts... Read more

Click here to see all our eMedia resources!

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