LIFESTYLE 4 Greater Rochester - 2022 Community Guide

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Information Centers Area Agency on Aging 1-B

29100 Northwestern Highway, Ste. 400, Southfield, 48034 (800) 852-7795

BBB Serving Eastern Michigan

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20300 W. 12 Mile, Ste. 202, Southfield 48076 (248) 223-9400

Rochester Hills Public Library

Michigan State University Extension - Oakland County (248) 858-0880

Innovation Items Collection has a great selection of items you can borrow. They include air quality detector, airbrush cake decorating kit, beginner guitar, bike repair kit, bongos, cameras, drill, leaf blower, staple gun, metal detector, moving kit, night vision goggles, paper shredder, keyboard, rock tumbler kit, stud finder, video projector, walkie-talkies and much more! Interested yet? Log on to and browse by item or category.

Oakland County 1200 N. Telegraph, Pontiac, 48341 (248) 858-1000

Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce 71 Walnut St., Ste. 110, Rochester 48307 (248) 651-6700


Oakland Talking Book Service

Rochester Hills Public Library (248) 650-7150, Free service that loans talking books, magazines, large print books, Braille materials, and book players. Applications may be made in person or online.

Rochester Hills Public Library

500 Old Towne Rd., Rochester 48307 (248) 656-2900 Bookmobile services, book carts at extended care facilities and a mini-branch at the Older Persons Commissions.

Orion Township Public Library

825 Joslyn Rd., Lake Orion 48362 (248) 693-3000

Romeo District Library • Graubner Branch 65821 VanDyke, Washington 48095 (586) 752-0603 • Kezar Branch 107 Church St, Romeo 48065 (586) 752-2583

Local Public Access Television

CMNtv (Channel 18 on Comcast and WOW) 1230 Souter Blvd., Troy 48083 (248) 589-7778 Features high tech studios, live local events, classes and government access for local Council and Board of Trustee Meetings (log on for channels). Note: Many events are streamed live or are available to view online at

RHTV (Rochester Hills Television) (248) 656-4715 A division of the mayors office. YouTube TV and city council meetings carried on WOW-Channel 10, Comcast Channel 20, and AT&T Channel 99. City Hall tours available through this office as well.

EEN INFORMATION RECYCLING / GR Oakland Township Click on “Community Info”, then “Environmental Information.” Residents of the Township will be mailed a postcard that may be used to access drop-off recycling at Eagle Valley Landfill on Silverbell Rd. Questions? Call (248) 391-0990

Rochester Click on “community” then scroll down to “Sustainable Rochester” for updated presentation and plans.

Rochester “City Beautiful” Commission “Green City” Sub-Committee Includes information and applications for the community garden.

Rochester Hills

Click on "Residents" then “Guide to Neighborhood Living’ for information regarding the Community Garden, Green Spaces, Recycling and Water Conservation.


The City of Rochester has a mandatory recycling program providing bins to all residents. Call GFL Environmental (844) 464-3587 with questions or bin needs.

Michigan Green Schools

Rochester Hills has curbside recycling and

1200 N. Telegraph Rd., Dept. 416, Pontiac, 48341 (248) 858-0880

participates in the Recycling Bank program, which offers point rewards. Call (888) 727-2978 or log on to for more info.

North Oakland Household Hazardous Waste Consortium (NOHAZ) (248) 858-5656

Rochester and Oakland Twp. are part of this program. Log on to see the collection events and schedule. NOTE: There is a $10.00 fee, per event, for Oakland Twp and the City of Rochester residents may pick up a free voucher at City Hall.

Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve

333 North Hill Circle, Rochester 48307 (248) 656-0999 Educational corporation fundraisers, supports, develops and maintains the preserve. 16-acres are the setting for many classes and programs.

Clinton River Watershed Council

1115 W. Avon Rd., Rochester Hills 48309 (248) 601-0606 Log on for local contacts.

Michigan State University Extension Office Michigan Recycling Coalition

(517) 974-3672 Provides helpful information, links and guides.

North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy P.O. Box 285, Clarkston, 48347 (248) 795-2808

Paint Creek Trail

Mailing: 4393 Collins Rd., Rochester 48306 (248) 651-9260

Six Rivers Land Conservancy

4480 Orion Rd, Rochester 48306 (248) 601-2816

SOCRRA - Troy Station

995 Coolidge, Troy 48084 (248) 288-5150 Rochester and Rochester Hills residents may use after purchasing voucher from their City Hall.