Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

RACE Exhibit

All Day2/19 - 4/30
Library Branch: Main Branch
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Walk through the RACE exhibit to better understand the origins and manifestations of race and racism in everyday life. The exhibit will be available to the general public during library hours February 11 - April 30, 2019. ...

Health Screening

April 26, 2019
9:30am - 11:30am
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. ...
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:
Join The Magic of Isaiah with his interactive magic show, Rocket into Reading! The show will stress the importance of reading along with space themed magic tricks. There will be a great space race among audience members and an alien "Zorb" will make ...

Crafternoon

April 28, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Music Area
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join us for some social craft time at Crafternoon!  Bring your own knitting, crochet, cross stitch, or other portable craft project and join other crafters for conversation and inspiration. Note: Due to Easter we will be meeting on the 28th...

Sunday Homework Help

April 28, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
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!

Better Angels Workshop featuring Bill Doherty

April 28, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
This workshop will: • Help you become more aware of polarization inside us and between us • Teach you skills for being critical—even sharply critical—without demonizing, dismissing, and stereotyping • Help you learn how to intervene in a cons...

Digital Drop In

April 29, 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.

TeenScape Mondays

April 29, 2019
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! ...

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

Homework Help

April 29, 2019
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
Event Description:

Got homework? Don't stress! Let our volunteer tutors help!

Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Ryan Berg is a writer, activist, social worker, and program manager for the ConneQT Host Home Program of Avenues for Homeless Youth. Program is sponsored by Zumbro Valley Health Center.  ...

Digital Drop In

April 30, 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.

Literature into Film Book Club

April 30, 2019
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Each month we read a classic work of fiction and/or watch the film adaptation of the novel. Book and Film to be discussed: One Day by David Nicholls   Emma and Dexter meet for the first time on the night of their graduation. Tomorrow th...

Health Insurance Matters

April 30, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Description:
Most people don't understand their health insurance coverage. And many people still don't have health insurance, even though more than half of uninsured Minnesotans would likely qualify for some sort of financial assistance for that coverage. There i...

Homework Help

April 30, 2019
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
Event Description:

Got homework? Don't stress! Let our volunteer tutors help!

Family Dance Party

April 30, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Lights, shakers, dance! Put on your dancing shoes for 30 minutes of non-stop dancing fun!

Disclaimer(s)

Music programmed in partnership with the City of Rochester Music Department and Riverside Concerts.

Science Storytime

May 1, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:
Join us for 30 minutes of stories and fingerplays based on a science theme, with hands-on activities after storytime. Science fun for you and your 3-5 year-old child! ...

Digital Drop In

May 1, 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.

Mad Science Club

May 1, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (grades K-6)
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
Join your fellow mad scientists as we transform the auditorium into a laboratory for hands-on science fun! ...

Drop in for Career Counseling

May 1, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Wellness Corner
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Need help with an application? Resume? Job Search? A career counselor will be available for one-on-one assistance with employment issues. No appointment needed. The Career Corner is on the second floor, in the southwest corner.

Homework Help

May 1, 2019
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
Event Description:

Got homework? Don't stress! Let our volunteer tutors help!

Dominion Film Screening

May 1, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Join Med City Animal Save for a showing of the documentary Dominion.  Dominion uses drones, hidden and handheld cameras to expose the dark underbelly of modern animal agriculture, questioning the morality and validity of humankind's dominio...

An Hour to Kill

May 1, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Calling all true crime fans, murderinos, and internet sleuths! Join us for a meet up to discuss true crime past and present. ...

Health Screening

May 2, 2019
9:30am - 11:30am
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. ...

Baby Time

May 2, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Bring in your baby for rhymes, songs and stories just right for the little ones (birth to 18 months).

Toddler Time

May 2, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:
Special stories and songs for active toddlers (ages 18 months to 3 years).