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.

Monday, January 20th 2020

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
Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service

Honor Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy by providing service to our community. No registration required.

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307, Youth Room
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
1:00pm
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Teen Service Project

Join us for a service oriented craft to donate to the animals at the Michigan Humane Society. This program is for students in grades 7-12. Registration is NOT required.

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
6:00pm
Books by the Tree

Ages 5 & up. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Bring a pillow and a blanket and come listen to a few books under the tree. Everybody is welcome to attend however…

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

Tuesday, January 21st 2020

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
10:00am
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: 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
5:00pm
Coder Dojo

Learn the coding skills of your choice, at your own pace. Complete challenges and projects including making games, videos and more. Register for the sessions you wish to attend.

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
6:00pm
Tween Club and Writer's Night

Grades 5-8 Story Room NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Are you not quite a teen yet, but need a place to hang out with new friends, create your own activities, help the community or…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
7:00pm
Expedition to Antarctica

The Rochester Hills Public Library is pleased to welcome world travelers Jim and Py Wolfe to present “Expedition to Antarctica” on Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. in the library’s…

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

Wednesday, January 22nd 2020

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
6:00pm
Paws

Practice your reading with trained therapy dogs Abbey or Tanner and Tucker and their trainers! Call 248-650-7140 to schedule your 15-minute appointment.

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

Thursday, January 23rd 2020

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: 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
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
Winter STEM Activity

Makers in grades 3rd-8th are invited to come build, design, create and complete challenges of all shapes and sizes. Make your designs and imagination come to life and get your…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
7:00pm
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
7:00pm
Author Talk: The Art Deco Mystery Series

The Rochester Hills Public Library is pleased to welcome author Laurie (L.A.) Chandlar, who will discuss her “Art Deco Mystery Series” novels on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. in…

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

Friday, January 24th 2020

10:00am
All Things Oatmeal!

Let's celebrate "National Oatmeal Month" with reading stories, making some oatmeal clay, & an oatmeal bar. Children ages 1 and up. REGISTER ALL CHILDREN ATTENDING. MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT.

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

Saturday, January 25th 2020

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

Monday, January 27th 2020

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

Tuesday, January 28th 2020

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
10:00am
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: 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
5:00pm
Coder Dojo

Learn the coding skills of your choice, at your own pace. Complete challenges and projects including making games, videos and more. Register for the sessions you wish to attend.

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
7:00pm
Friends of RHPL Board Meeting

The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library monthly board meeting

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
7:00pm
Lego Time!

Create with the Library Legos. Then you will display your creation in the Youth Room. Grades K-8 with an adult REGISTER ALL CHILDREN ATTENDING.

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