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, April 6th 2020

1:00pm
CANCELED: Low-Tech STEAM Camp

Low-Tech STEAM Camp

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd, Rochester, MI 48307
1:15pm
CANCELED: Spring Break: Sinister Scientist Escape Room

A virus has been released in to the population. Your job is to find the cure from the clues left behind by the sinister scientist who created it. Please register…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307, 2nd Floor Conference Room
2:15pm
CANCELED: Spring Break: Sinister Scientist Escape Room

A virus has been released in to the population. Your job is to find the cure from the clues left behind by the sinister scientist who created it. Please register…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307, 2nd Floor Conference Room
3:00pm
CANCELED: Spring Break: Sinister Scientist Escape Room

A virus has been released in to the population. Your job is to find the cure from the clues left behind by the sinister scientist who created it. Please register…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307, 2nd Floor Conference Room
6:00pm
CANCELED: Bad Art Night for Adults

Create the wackiest, tackiest artwork possible in this freestyle crafting event. Each bad art piece will be displayed for participants to vote on and decide who made the Best Bad…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307, Multi-Purpose Room
6:00pm
CANCELED: 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 the…

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

Tuesday, April 7th 2020

10:00am
CANCELED-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
1:00pm
CANCELED: Low-Tech STEAM Camp

Low-Tech STEAM Camp

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd, Rochester, MI 48307
4:30pm
CANCELED: Girls Who Code

This class is for girls who were not able to attend the first rounds of Girls Who Code classes. Girls grades 3rd-5th are invited to come participate in coding…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
6:00pm
CANCELLED- First Tuesdays ASD Social Club

First Tuesdays at RHPL, come meet new friends and socialize with other teens and young adults on the Autism Spectrum 16-24 years old. There will be snacks, music, games and…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
7:00pm
CANCELED 3/17 to 4/27: Adult Game Night

Are you over 18 and enjoy video games? Come to Adult Game Night. Bring your own Switch, and SMASH over players on the big screen.

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307, 2nd Floor Conference Room
Event Series

Wednesday, April 8th 2020

1:00pm
CANCELED: Low-Tech STEAM Camp

Low-Tech STEAM Camp

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd, Rochester, MI 48307
6:00pm
CANCELED: 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, April 9th 2020

1:00pm
CANCELED: Low-Tech STEAM Camp

Low-Tech STEAM Camp

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd, Rochester, MI 48307
2:00pm
CANCELED: Spring Break Teen Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament

Be here no later than 2:15 to join the tournament! 1st and 2nd place get prizes. Regular drop-in freeplay before and after the tournament as time allows. We have GameCube…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307, 2nd Floor Conference Room
4:30pm
Girls Who Code Online

Participate in an online Girls Who Code Club! Girls will complete projects and lessons on their own each week and then meet with the club every Thursday at 4:30pm via…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
7:00pm
CANCELED-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
CANCELED Preventing Elder Abuse

Presented by the Disability Network of Oakland and Macomb Counties. The Disability Network’s PREVNT program teaches ways to recognize high-risk situations and find community resources and assistance to prevent abuse…

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

Friday, April 10th 2020

1:00pm
CANCELED: Low-Tech STEAM Camp

Low-Tech STEAM Camp

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

Saturday, April 11th 2020

10:00am
CANCELED-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, April 13th 2020

7:00pm
Library Board Meeting

The Rochester Hills Public Library's monthly Library Board meeting.

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

Tuesday, April 14th 2020

9:45am
CANCELED: 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
CANCELED-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
CANCELED: 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
4:30pm
CANCELED: Girls Who Code

This class is for girls who were not able to attend the first rounds of Girls Who Code classes. Girls grades 3rd-5th are invited to come participate in coding…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
7:00pm
CANCELED 3/17 to 4/27: Adult Game Night

Are you over 18 and enjoy video games? Come to Adult Game Night. Bring your own Switch, and SMASH over players on the big screen.

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307, 2nd Floor Conference Room
Event Series
7:00pm
CANCELED SMART TOWNS: Shakespeare 101

This program features scenes from such plays as Shakespeare’s Henry V, The Merchant of Venice, Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth and The Comedy of Errors to introduce the audience to the…

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

Wednesday, April 15th 2020

9:45am
CANCELED: 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
CANCELED: 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
12:00pm
CANCELED: Grow with Google: Getting Your Business Online

Join us as we partner with Google to bring you a series of workshops geared towards growing small business. In this workshop we will learn about "Google My…

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