Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Pride Prom 2019

June 15, 2019
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Rochester's 5th annual Pride Prom for teens is, like, totally 80s themed! This is a safe & welcoming after-hours party for LGBTQIA teens & allies in grades 7-12. Doors will be open from 6-6:30PM, and re-entry is not allowed. A school or state...

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

Digital Drop In

June 17, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:

Librarians are available to answer BASIC questions about computers (e-mail, internet, digital photos, etc.), smart phones, tablets and library eBooks. They may also give assistance with online job applications or starting a resume. No signup needed for attending this class.

Get Graphic

June 17, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Creative, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Do you like graphic novels? Drawing? Storytelling?  Hang out, discuss & create something of your own!  ...

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

LGBTQ+ and resiliency in the Midwest

June 17, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
JAC Stringer will speak about the cultural attitudes that affect LGBTQ+ people in the Midwest. He will focus on the ways LGBTQ+ people can make change, and form meaningful networks of resources to survive. Sponsored by Zumbro Valley Health Center ...

Make-N-Take: Kanzashi Flowers

June 17, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Group Study
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative, Learning
Event Description:
We will learn to make three Kanzashi flowers. Use them to decorate the provided pins or hairbands, or take them home to use as you wish! You will cut 5-8 fabric circles and learn two methods to fold and sew together a flower ...

Disclaimer(s)

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Rochester Public Library.

Get Healthy, Go Vegan!

June 17, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Are you already committed to a vegan or whole foods, plant based lifestyle or do you want to learn more? Meet up with others to talk about recipes, cooking techniques and living a vegan lifestyle.  ...

Plain Readers

June 18, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join us for a book club focusing on books written by Minnesotan and Midwestern authors. For June: A Fireproof Home for the Bride by Amy Scheibe ...

BookBike & ArtCart at Kutzky Park

June 18, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: BookBike/ArtCart
Age Group: Youth, Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

Visit Rochester Public Library’s amazing BookBike & ArtCart to get started on your Summer Playlist, create incredible art, or check out books & DVDs!

Digital Drop In

June 18, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:

Librarians are available to answer BASIC questions about computers (e-mail, internet, digital photos, etc.), smart phones, tablets and library eBooks. They may also give assistance with online job applications or starting a resume. No signup needed for attending this class.

Storytime with Maisy

June 18, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families
Event Description:
Join us for a special storytime and meet Maisy Mouse from the books by Lucy Cousins! ...

CANCELLED Parents Empower Pride

June 18, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Families, Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

Meet with other parents of LGBTQIA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual) kids to talk about how to support your kids on their journey. Refreshments will be provided.

For more information about Parents Empower Pride meetings, please contact Heather at 328-2339 or hacerro@rplmn.org. ...

Night Owls Book Club

June 18, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join us each month as we read and discuss a different page-turner that is sure to keep you up all night! Book to be discussed: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult ...

Storytime with Maisy

June 19, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families
Event Description:
Join us for a special storytime and meet Maisy Mouse from the books by Lucy Cousins! ...

Senior Advocate available

June 19, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Wellness Corner
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Wellness
Event Description:

An Olmsted County Senior Advocate, familiar with the long-term care system, will be available to help complete forms, answer questions on medicare, provide assistance to accessing services, and referrals to other agencies.

Digital Drop In

June 19, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Description:

Librarians are available to answer BASIC questions about computers (e-mail, internet, digital photos, etc.), smart phones, tablets and library eBooks. They may also give assistance with online job applications or starting a resume. No signup needed for attending this class.

Rochester Public Library Board Meeting

June 19, 2019
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Board Meeting
Event Description:
Monthly public library board meeting. Open to the public. Agenda and documents will be available to view/download http://rochestercitymn.iqm2.com/citizens/default.aspx 3 days prior to the meeting.  ...
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Many people would like to be more environmentally conscious, but it can be tough to know which items are recyclable.  Anthony Wittmer from Olmsted County Environmental Resources will join us to share the best practices for recycling in Olmsted C...

Family Storytime

June 20, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families
Event Description:

Stories, songs and fun for you and your family.

Digital Drop In

June 20, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:

Librarians are available to answer BASIC questions about computers (e-mail, internet, digital photos, etc.), smart phones, tablets and library eBooks. They may also give assistance with online job applications or starting a resume. No signup needed for attending this class.

q club

June 20, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Social Gathering

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

Nerd Nite - Avengers Assemble

June 20, 2019
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Avengers Assemble! This month we'll be celebrating the Avengers and all things Marvel.  We'll be taking it back to where it all began and watching The Avengers (2012) followed by trivia. Nerd Nite is a recurring series, check our calenda...