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 248-650-5681 or 1-800-774-4542.

OTBS Book Friends
You are invited to join this group of OTBS patrons for a stimulating discussion of some great books. 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.

October 2 - True Biz by  Sara Novic (DB107579)
November 6 - The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny, and Murder by David Grann (DB113965)
December 4 - Christmas Spirit by Debbie Macomber (DB110519)
January 8 - Symphony of Secrets by Brendan Slocumb (DB114928) *January's meeting will take place on the second Monday due to the New Year holiday.

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

This group meets at 1 p.m. on the third Wednesday of every month.  Please note there will be no meeting in December. To join the call, dial 888-916-5522. No pin or password is necessary.
September 20 - An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us by Ed Young (DB108629) 
October 18 - The Light We Carry by Michelle Obama (DB111237)
November 15 - Saturday Night at the Lakeside Supper Club by J. Ryan Stradal (DB113976) 
January 17 - Good Night, Irene by Luis Alberto Urrea (DB114929)

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. 
September 18, 2023 , 1 p.m. – Daily Living Strategies with Mary Ellen Daniel, Occupational Therapist and Certified Low Vision Specialist
October 16, 2023 , 1 p.m. – Debra Erickson, Executive Chef and Founder of the Blind Kitchen will talk about cooking safely with confidence.
November 20, 2023, 1 p.m. - Low Vision Life Hacks - what tips and tricks have you learned to make living with vision loss easier? Join us to share your own ideas and hear from others about ways they have learned to adapt and thrive.
January 15, 2024, 1 p.m. - Healthy Aging with Ascension

OTBS Holiday Luncheon

You are invited to our annual Holiday Luncheon on Friday, December 8. Join us in the Rochester Hills Public Library's Multipurpose Room from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. for friendship and food. RSVP is required - please call 248-650-5681 to RSVP by Monday, November 20.