Oakland Talking Book Service @ RHPL

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

Call us at (248) 650-7150 or (800) 774-4542

or email us at OTBS@rhpl.org

Programs & Events


OTBS Book Discussion Groups

For more information about either of our book groups, or to request a book, please call OTBS at 248-650-7150 or 1-800-774-4542.

Book Friends @ Good Samaritan

You are invited to join this group of OTBS patrons for a stimulating discussion of some great books. This group will meet virtually until further notice. Meetings are the first Monday of the month at 1:00 pm. To join the call, dial 888-916-5522. No PIN number or password is needed.

July 11, 2022 – Honor by Thrity Umrigar (DB 106610) Please note that the July date is different due to the Independence Day holiday.

August 1, 2022 – The Maid by Nita Prose (DB 106298)

September 12, 2022 – The Rose Code by Kate Quinn (DB 102559) Please note that the September date is different due to the Labor Day holiday.

October 3, 2022 - The Island of Missing Trees by Elif Shafak (DB 106690)

Phoney Friends: Virtual Book Group Is Only a Phone Call Away

If you prefer not to travel, join our virtual book group that meets over the phone on the second Wednesday of each month at 1:00 pm. To join the call, dial 888-916-5522. No PIN number or password is needed.

July 13, 2022 – The Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead (DB 103266)

August 10, 2022 - Love of My Life by Rosie Walsh (DB107267)

September 14, 2022 - Lessons In Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus (DB 107538)

October 12, 2022 - The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles (DB 102251)




Dial-In Discussion Club

Join us for discussion of topics relevant to the low vision community. Dial 888-916-5522 to join the program. No PIN or password is necessary.

Monday, September 19, 1 p.m. - A speaker from Hadley, a nonprofit organization supporting people with visual impairments and their families, will talk about free resources available to support the visually impaired community.

Monday, October 17, 1 p.m. - Join us to learn more about OrCam wearable assistive technology.