Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events
Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room
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.

Bruce the Bear Storytime

April 8, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, School Age (grades K-6), Tweens (grades 4-6)
Program Type: Creative, Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join us for a special storytime and meet Bruce the Bear from the books by Ryan Higgins!     ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Nonfiction Book Club

April 8, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Event Description:
Join us for discussions on a wide variety of nonfiction books.  April's discussion will be on Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: the Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis by Timothy Egan. ...
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

Teen Hang Out, Geek Out

April 8, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
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, or share whatever you geek out on! ...

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

MyFreeTaxes - online filing assistance

April 8, 2020
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Anyone may use myfreetaxes.com to do online filing for federal and up to 3 state tax forms. It cannot do filing if you have have Schedule C, D, E, (capital gains/losses, etc.) Tax coaches are available to help you answer questions.  You must be ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

iFilms - Temblores

April 8, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults
Event Description:
Join us for a monthly film series that showcases international and independent films. When handsome and charismatic Pablo arrives at his affluent family’s house everyone is eagerly awaiting the return of their beloved son, devoted father and carin...

Disclaimer(s)

The iFilm series is intended for mature adults. Please provide guidance to your children. Admission is free.

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

April 8, 2020
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Cancelled
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.

Spanish Conversation Group

April 8, 2020
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Practice your Spanish language skills, no matter your level of fluency.  ...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Baby Time

April 9, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5), Families
Program Type: Storytime
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Toddler Time

April 9, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:
Special stories and songs for active toddlers (ages 18 months to 3 years). ...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Toddler Time

April 9, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:
Special stories and songs for active toddlers (ages 18 months to 3 years). ...
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

q club

April 9, 2020
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

A safe and welcoming meet-up for LGBTQIA teens and allies ages 13-18! Hang out, make friends and have fun at this club just for you.

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Italian Conversation Group

April 9, 2020
5:45pm - 7:15pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Practice your Italian conversation skills with other Italian language learners.  Best for those at an intermediate level.  ...
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

April 9, 2020
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
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.

Author Brian Freeman

April 9, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performances/Presentations
Event Description:
Join us for a presentation by award-winning Minnesota author Brian Freeman! Brian is the author of over 20 novels that have been sold in 46 countries and translated into over 20 languages. He has been named the successor to Robert Ludlum and will be ...

Disclaimer(s)

This project was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Books at Home

April 9, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Online Program, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join us for a virtual book club while we all stay at home. No need to read a book in advance, we'll just discuss what we've been reading the past couple of weeks. Just click the link below to join the meeting:    Join our Web Meeting...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Improv Jam

April 9, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative, Performances/Presentations
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Storytime at Quarry Hill Nature Center

April 11, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:
Join us at Quarry Hill Nature Center for a special family storytime! Look for us at the Pond Pavilion if the weather is nice. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cribbage Club

April 12, 2020
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Cribbage is a fun, easy to play card game that you can play just about anywhere.  Whether you’re just learning, haven’t played since you were a kid or an experienced player, the club is open to players of all abilities. Cribbage Club will be a g...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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

Teen Hang Out, Geek Out

April 13, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
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, or share whatever you geek out on! ...

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

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

Cafe Fuzz

April 13, 2020
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

Teens--hang out and relax for an hour with everybody's favorite therapy animals! 

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

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

Human Library

April 13, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
The Human Library of Southeastern Minnesota educates people using human experience, cultivating empathy in such a manner that differences, barriers, and prejudice fall away; we expose and nurture the spirit of humankind by building&nbs...
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

April 13, 2020
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Cancelled
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.

Movies You Must See Before You Die - I Remember Mama

April 13, 2020
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performances/Presentations, Social Gathering
Event Description:
This film and discussion series hosted by film critic Vernon E. Neal showcases films from the popular book 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die. After watching the film, audience members will be invited to discuss the film. Film Synopsis: ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Plant Based Rochester Meet Up

April 13, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering, Wellness
Event Description:
Are you already committed to a whole foods, plant based lifestyle or just curious? Meet with Plant Based Rochester to learn about and discuss  living a plant based lifestyle. Find group discussions online on Facebook or&...

ConvertOLab training

April 14, 2020
9:30am - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Computer Lab
Event Description:
training for convert o lab users ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

BookBike at Bravo Espresso

April 14, 2020
11:30am - 1:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: BookBike/ArtCart
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Visit the BookBike at Bravo Espresso in University Square (111 S. Broadway) to pick up a book, get a library card, or chat with library staff. ...