Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Transforming Families

October 20, 2018
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families, Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Social Gathering

Digital Drop In

October 22, 2018
9:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning

Mystery Book Club

October 22, 2018
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. In October we will be reading a mystery set in France. ...

TeenScape Mondays

October 22, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Teenscape
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Creative, Social Gathering
Event Description:
 Play games, make art, color, build a puzzle - something different is happening every Monday! ...

Health Screening

October 22, 2018
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Wellness Corner
Description of Event
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. ...

Homework Help

October 22, 2018
6:00pm - 8:30pm
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
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, 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. The Adventures of ...

Improv For Actors

October 22, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Description:
Looking to create memorable characters on the stage?  Improv for Actors will focus on the drama side of improvisation - creating scenes together and learning how to commit to different character types with little prep time.   ...

Local Author Kirsten Schowalter

October 22, 2018
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Civic Center
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Performances/Presentations
Event Description:
Rochester native Kirsten Schowalter will present her book In My Own Skin, the story of a young woman's journey with grief to find out who she is. ...

BookBike at Bravo Espresso

October 23, 2018
8:00am - 10:00am
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.  ...

q club @ ALC

October 23, 2018
10:15am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Outreach
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
a hangout for LGBTQIA+ teens at ALC. ...

Digital Drop In

October 23, 2018
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning

Homework Help

October 23, 2018
6:00pm - 8:30pm
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

Health Screening

October 23, 2018
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Wellness Corner
Description of Event
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....

Health Screening

October 24, 2018
9:30am - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Wellness Corner
Description of Event
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...

Preschool Storytime

October 24, 2018
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5)
Program Type: Storytime

Digital Drop In

October 24, 2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning

Build It Club

October 24, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (grades K-6)
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
Work with all kinds of materials to bring your imagination to life! ...
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Civic Center
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Performances/Presentations
Event Description:
Exploring social issues impacting our community, promoting inclusiveness for a healthy society, providing a stage to showcase the richness of our shared cultural heritage. All events take place at The Civic. Admission is free, reservations requ...

Speed-Friending at Forager Brewery

October 24, 2018
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Offsite 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 54
Event Description:
New to Rochester? Looking to expand your social circle? Join Rochester Public Library at Forager Brewing Co. for speed-friending!   A fun way to (very quickly) meet a lot of new people who are also looking for new friends, speed-friend...

Homework Help

October 24, 2018
6:00pm - 8:30pm
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

Spanish Conversation Group

October 24, 2018
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Drop in and practice your Spanish conversation skills, no matter what your skill level.  ...

Kaleidoscope: Poems in Bloom

October 24, 2018
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Performances/Presentations
Event Description:
Poet Karen Olsen and painter Joan Elkins will share their book of illustrated poems, Kaleidoscope: Poems in Bloom,  a selection of poems and watercolor illustrations celebrating the seasons of the flowering world.  ...

Baby Time

October 25, 2018
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5)
Program Type: Storytime

Toddler Time

October 25, 2018
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5)
Program Type: Storytime

Toddler Time

October 25, 2018
11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5)
Program Type: Storytime

English Conversation Group

October 25, 2018
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Practice your English skills through conversation with native English speakers. Offering writing review as well. Open to adult, non-native English speakers. ...