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.

Wednesday, August 28th 2019

7:00pm
Rochester Soccer Club

Non-library event

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

Thursday, August 29th 2019

6:00pm
Rochester Park Condo Association

Non-library event

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

Tuesday, September 3rd 2019

9:45am
Story Groups: Hop, Skip, & Jump

PLEASE ONLY SIGN UP FOR ONE GROUP PER SESSION! Register CHILDREN attending. For ages 2–5 with caregiver; physical activities in addition to stories and songs. Story Groups are open to children…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd, Rochester, MI 48307, Story Room
Event Series
10:45am
Story Groups: Family Fun

PLEASE ONLY SIGN UP FOR ONE STORY GROUP PER SESSION! Register CHILDREN attending. For ages birth–5 with caregiver; traditional setting with books, songs, action rhymes and play. Story Groups are open…

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

Wednesday, September 4th 2019

9:45am
Story Groups: Family Fun

PLEASE ONLY SIGN UP FOR ONE STORY GROUP PER SESSION! Register CHILDREN attending. For ages birth–5 with caregiver; traditional setting with books, songs, action rhymes and play. Story Groups are open…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd, Rochester, MI 48307, Story Room
Event Series
10:00am
Mistletoe Meeting

Non-library Event

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
10:45am
Story Groups: Little Scientists (ON MY OWN)

PLEASE ONLY SIGN UP FOR ONE STORY GROUP PER SESSION! Register CHILDREN attending. On my own time for 3–5 year olds; science themed session with books and exploration. Story Groups are…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd, Rochester, MI 48307, Story Room
Event Series
5:30pm
Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Got ideas for the library? Share your opinions on teen programs, prizes, displays and other library matters at these fun-filled meetings, all while eating pizza and making friends. TAB Members…

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

Thursday, September 5th 2019

All Day
PCCA Closed

PCCA will be closed today as we set up for the 2019 Art & Apples Festival! We hope to see you all in Rochester Municipal Park for the opening tomorrow,…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307
9:45am
Story Groups: Preschool Time (ON MY OWN)

PLEASE ONLY SIGN UP FOR ONE GROUP PER SESSION! Register CHILDREN attending. On my own time for 3–5 year olds; traditional setting with books, songs, action rhymes and play. Story Groups…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd, Rochester, MI 48307, Story Room
Event Series
10:45am
Story Groups: Silly Sensory

PLEASE ONLY SIGN UP FOR ONE STORY GROUP PER SESSION! Register CHILDREN attending. For independent walkers up to 35 months with caregiver; sensory play session with books and songs. Story Groups…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd, Rochester, MI 48307, Story Room
Event Series
1:30pm
Story Groups: Mother Goose

PLEASE ONLY SIGN UP FOR ONE STORY GROUP PER SESSION! Register CHILDREN attending. For infants not yet walking and a caregiver; play-based setting with books, songs, action rhymes and toys. Story Groups…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd, Rochester, MI 48307, Story Room
Event Series
6:00pm
Makey Makey

Come learn how to design and make your own video game using our Makey Makey. We will set up, design and code our own video games, using the Makey Makey…

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

Friday, September 6th 2019

4:30pm
2019 Art & Apples Festival!

The Art & Apples Festival returns to Rochester Municipal Park Friday, September 6, 2019! This three-day Fine Art Fair features the work of 250 artists working in 18 fine art mediums.…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
608 7th Street, Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series

Saturday, September 7th 2019

9:00am
2019 Art & Apples Festival!

The Art & Apples Festival returns to Rochester Municipal Park Friday, September 6, 2019! This three-day Fine Art Fair features the work of 250 artists working in 18 fine art mediums.…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
608 7th Street, Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
11:00am
A Beary Happy Birthday, Bear Hunt!

REGISTER ALL CHILDREN ATTENDING. FOR KIDS AGES 7 AND UNDER. The classic book, “Going on a Bear Hunt,” written by Michael Rosen was published 30 years ago! Come join us…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307, Multipurpose Room
2:00pm
Sew Bearable!

AGES 4 & up REGISTER ALL CHILDREN ATTENDING. Do you like Teddy Bears? Do you like to sew? Join Miss Kim in the observation of National Teddy Bear Day to sew…

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

Sunday, September 8th 2019

9:00am
2019 Art & Apples Festival!

The Art & Apples Festival returns to Rochester Municipal Park Friday, September 6, 2019! This three-day Fine Art Fair features the work of 250 artists working in 18 fine art mediums.…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
608 7th Street, Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series

Monday, September 9th 2019

9:45am
Story Groups: Tot Time

PLEASE ONLY SIGN UP FOR ONE STORY GROUP PER SESSION! Register CHILDREN attending. For independent walkers up to 35 months with caregiver; traditional setting with books, songs, action rhymes and play. Story…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd, Rochester, MI 48307, Story Room
Event Series
10:45am
Story Groups: Music & Me

PLEASE ONLY SIGN UP FOR ONE STORY GROUP PER SESSION! Register CHILDREN attending. For birth–5 with caregiver; music based session with books and action rhymes. Story Groups are open to children who…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd, Rochester, MI 48307, Story Room
Event Series
7:00pm
Comic Fest Trivia Smackdown!

Get ready for Saturday's Comic Fest with this special trivia event that will test your knowledge of comics, art, and pop culture! Bring your team of up to 6 people…

Rochester Hills Public Library
215 S Main St, Rochester, MI 48307, Solarium Area

Tuesday, September 10th 2019

9:45am
Story Groups: Hop, Skip, & Jump

PLEASE ONLY SIGN UP FOR ONE GROUP PER SESSION! Register CHILDREN attending. For ages 2–5 with caregiver; physical activities in addition to stories and songs. Story Groups are open to children…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd, Rochester, MI 48307, Story Room
Event Series
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 Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
10:45am
Story Groups: Family Fun

PLEASE ONLY SIGN UP FOR ONE STORY GROUP PER SESSION! Register CHILDREN attending. For ages birth–5 with caregiver; traditional setting with books, songs, action rhymes and play. Story Groups are open…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd, Rochester, MI 48307, Story Room
Event Series
7:00pm
Suffragette Genius

This presentation will explore how Harriet Beecher Stowe and Elizabeth Cady Stanton leveraged science and theology to advance the role of women in nineteenth-century America with Anne Nichols Ph.D. of…

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

Wednesday, September 11th 2019

9:45am
Story Groups: Family Fun

PLEASE ONLY SIGN UP FOR ONE STORY GROUP PER SESSION! Register CHILDREN attending. For ages birth–5 with caregiver; traditional setting with books, songs, action rhymes and play. Story Groups are open…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd, Rochester, MI 48307, Story Room
Event Series
10:45am
Story Groups: Little Scientists (ON MY OWN)

PLEASE ONLY SIGN UP FOR ONE STORY GROUP PER SESSION! Register CHILDREN attending. On my own time for 3–5 year olds; science themed session with books and exploration. Story Groups are…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd, Rochester, MI 48307, Story Room
Event Series
11:00am
Flu Shot Clinic

Prepare for flu season by getting your flu shot early! Children ages three and up can receive the flu shot, and the senior shot recommended for those 65+ will also…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
4:30pm
Window Cling Drop In

Drop in and come design and cut out your own window clings. Participants will use the Cricut and Silhouette machines to cut out their own decorations. Come with your own…

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

Thursday, September 12th 2019

9:45am
Story Groups: Preschool Time (ON MY OWN)

PLEASE ONLY SIGN UP FOR ONE GROUP PER SESSION! Register CHILDREN attending. On my own time for 3–5 year olds; traditional setting with books, songs, action rhymes and play. Story Groups…

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