Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room
This event is in the "Adults" group.

NERF Battle at the Library

November 22, 2019
5:15pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join us for an 18+, after-hours Nerf Battle at the library.  BYO un-modded Blaster and we’ll provide the ammo.  This is an after-hours event but participants must be in the library before the program begins.     ...

Disclaimer(s)

Participants will need to sign a liability waiver to participate in the class.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Walk with a Doc

November 23, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
This doctor-led group is a fun and safe place to go for a walk, learn about health, and meet new friends. The event is FREE and all are welcome! Walks will be held monthly. Presented in partnership with Lotus Health Foundation. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Fun: Storytime

November 23, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: Youth, Families
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

Stories, songs and fun for you and your family.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Mystery Book Club

November 25, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join us for a monthly discussion mystery novels!  Each month we read a mystery of your choice on a shared theme.  This month the group will be discussing a mystery novel by a Wisconsin author.   ...
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

TeenScape Hang Out/Geek Out

November 25, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Creative, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Come hang out, play games, draw, or share whatever you geek out on. ...

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "School Age (grades K-6)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (grades 4-6)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

Homework Help

November 25, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: Youth, School Age (grades K-6), Tweens (grades 4-6), Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Got homework? Don't stress! Let our volunteer tutors help! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Connect 4 Gaming

November 25, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Civic Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Looking to move beyond Monopoly? Come try out a variety of games each month. All ages are welcome, but some games may be too complex for younger players. ...
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Olmsted County Social Workers/ GPS available

November 26, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Wellness Corner
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Social workers available to connect you with community resources and help with accessing services. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Warming Center Meet & Greet

November 26, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Library Lobby
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Stop by and get the scoop on the new warming center, opening mid-December. Find out about staying there or how you can help. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Health Screening - Cancelled

November 26, 2019
11:30am - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Wellness Corner
Age Group: Youth, Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Drop-in for non-invasive health screenings: blood pressure check, height/weight, foot check. Ask questions on health topics. Open to anyone. Presented by Winona State University Nursing students. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Literature into Film Book Club - Meeting Room B

November 26, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
This meeting will be held on the 2nd floor of the library in Meeting Room B. Each month we read a classic work of fiction and/or watch the film adaptation of the novel. Book and Film to be discussed: Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple ...
This event is in the "School Age (grades K-6)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (grades 4-6)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Stitch In for Warm Up Rochester

November 26, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: School Age (grades K-6), Tweens (grades 4-6), Families, Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
Bring your own project and hang out, or join us to learn to knit to create cozy items for Warm Up Rochester. Supplies will be provided. We are always collecting hats, gloves, and scarves to give away during the cold weather season.  ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Storytime

November 26, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: Youth, Families
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

Stories, songs and fun for you and your family.

This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Preschool Storytime

November 27, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Join us for 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, early literacy activities, and fun for you and your 3-5 year-old child!

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Fun: Tabletop Activities

November 30, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: Youth, Families
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Bring the family to check out the fun tabletop activities in Youth Services! ...
This event is in the "School Age (grades K-6)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Origami Club

December 1, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: School Age (grades K-6), Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative, Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:

Anyone interested in the traditional Japanese art of paper folding is invited to meet for 1 hour each month. Whether you are a beginner or a master folder, all are welcome. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Digital Drop In

December 2, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Cancelled
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.

This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Rapid HIV Testing

December 2, 2019
9:30am - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Free, confidential rapid HIV testing to individuals ages 13+. Educational materials and condoms will be available. The first 100 who participate in testing will receive a gift card.  Presented by Olmsted County Public Health.   ...
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

TeenScape Hang Out/Geek Out

December 2, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Creative, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Come hang out, play games, draw, or share whatever you geek out on. ...

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "School Age (grades K-6)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (grades 4-6)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

Homework Help

December 2, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: Youth, School Age (grades K-6), Tweens (grades 4-6), Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Got homework? Don't stress! Let our volunteer tutors help! ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Health Screening

December 3, 2019
11:30am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Wellness Corner
Age Group: Youth, Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Drop-in for non-invasive health screenings: blood pressure check, height/weight, foot check. Ask questions on health topics. Open to anyone. Presented by Winona State University Nursing students. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Armchair Travelers

December 3, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join us to discuss a best-selling book that will transport you to a different place or time. Book to be discussed: The River by Peter Heller ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Digital Drop In

December 3, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Cancelled
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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Tai Chi Chih for beginners

December 3, 2019
4:15pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
A class learning additional basic Tai Chi Chih movements - moving meditation practice, gentle and easy to learn. Benefits may include stress reduction, increased creativity, heightened energy and improved physical and emotional well-being. Taught by certified Tai Chi Chih instructor. Dress comfortably. Must have had beginning sessions or previous experience.

Disclaimer(s)

Participants will need to sign a liability waiver to participate in the class.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Yoga for Beginners

December 3, 2019
5:00pm - 5:45pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Yoga for beginners is taught by a certified instructor. The class will focus on sun salutations and meditation.  Please bring your own mat.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

Participants will need to sign a liability waiver to participate in the class.

This event is in the "School Age (grades K-6)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (grades 4-6)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Stitch In for Warm Up Rochester

December 3, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: School Age (grades K-6), Tweens (grades 4-6), Families, Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
Bring your own project and hang out, or join us to learn to knit to create cozy items for Warm Up Rochester. Supplies will be provided. We are always collecting hats, gloves, and scarves to give away during the cold weather season.  ...