Saturday, January 12, 2013
Even Dr. Seuss made the list of most circulated books at the Rochester Hills Public Library.
Wondering what your neighbors have been reading? We were curious, so we asked Christine Hage, director of the Rochester Hills Public Library, for a list of the most checked out books in 2012. Topping the list was Fifty Shades of Grey with 466 checkouts. Six books from the "Wimpy Kid" series made the Top 25 list. Hare the top 25 books checked out of the library in 2012. Which ones have you read? The library is open Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday 1-6 p.m. What are you reading right now?
Friday, December 30, 2011
Digital and film versions of titles help boost their loaning popularity, including 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' and 'The Help.'
It’s interesting to think about which other patrons at the Rochester Hills Public Library have read the same copy of the book you checked out. Someone you know may have read the exact copy of the book days, if not years, before you. This following list shows which fiction books were checked out the most in 2011. “It’s an interesting mix. There are a couple of books that appeal mostly to women, some thrillers and a few children’s books,” the library's Adult Services Manager Sheila Konen said. The 10 most circulated fiction books at the Rochester Hills Public Library in 2011: Digital versions of books boost their appeal, Konen said. Digital books are nothing new at the library and the number of downloads to devices such as a Kindle or iPad …
Thursday, June 2, 2011
You can register online, at the library or at the Bookmobile.
Today is the official start of summer — at least as far as the library's summer reading program is concerned. Registration begins today for the summer program that helps kids track their reading and encourages a love of books by offering prizes, fun and treats along the way. This summer's theme is "One World, Many Stories" and features special reading events that showcase books and reading all over the planet. Read more about the program in Library's Summer Reading Program Will Go Around the World. Children must have their own library card to register; card signup is available at the library. If your child already has a card, registration can be completed online at www.rhpl.org. Happy reading!