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Social Worker Hours

1:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Corner
Event Description:

A GPS Social Worker is available at the library to connect you to local resources for housing, food, employment, health, safety and other community services. Stop by at the Community Corner on the 2nd Floor of the library.

This event is in the "All" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: All
Event Description:

Admission to the Book Sale Preview this evening is reserved for members of the Friends of Rochester Public Library group only.  Friends memberships can be renewed or purchased at the door.  See 

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Outreach
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Visit Soldiers Field - Field of Fun (800 George Gibbs Drive SW, 55902) and enjoy a family storytime!

Grass seating - bring your own blanket. 

This event will be canceled in inclement weather. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mystery Book Club

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: 2nd Floor Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Description:

Join us for a monthly discussion about mystery novels!  Each month we read a mystery of your choice on a shared theme.  This month the group will be discussing cold case mysteries.

This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.

Lego Party

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth (ages 6-12)
Program Type: Creative, Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:

Bring your imagination to build with our giant collection of bricks!    

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Craft & Chat

4:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Info Area
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Creative, Social Gathering
Event Description:

We invite you to get creative at the library! Stop by the Library 2nd Floor area every Tuesday between 4-7PM to work on a project you bring from home and meet new friends. 

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Performances/Presentations
Event Description:

The Kalimba King will give a high-energy, interactive performance featuring educational songs, jazz, pop & blues played on 12 kalimbas (African thumb pianos). This family program will also allow participants to play the kalimbas. 

Disclaimer(s)

This event was made possible with funding from the Friends of the Rochester Public Library.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: 2nd Floor Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Description:

Join us each month to discuss a different nonfiction book.

In June we'll be discussing The Last Whalers: Three Years in the Far Pacific with a Courageous Tribe and a Vanishing Way of Life by Doug Bock Clark.

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Enjoy 30 minutes of books, rhymes, songs and fun! This event is open to children of all ages and their grown-ups. 

Social Worker Hours

1:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Corner
Event Description:

A GPS Social Worker is available at the library to connect you to local resources for housing, food, employment, health, safety and other community services. Stop by at the Community Corner on the 2nd Floor of the library.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Teens
Event Description:

This is a safe and welcoming after-hours party for LGBTQIA+ teens and allies in grades 7-12.

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

Origami Club

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, All
Program Type: Creative, Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:

Join us to practice your origami skills with other enthusiasts. All ages and skill levels welcome.

This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.

Lego Party

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth (ages 6-12)
Program Type: Creative, Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:

Bring your imagination to build with our giant collection of bricks!    

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Craft & Chat

4:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Info Area
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Creative, Social Gathering
Event Description:

We invite you to get creative at the library! Stop by the Library 2nd Floor area every Tuesday between 4-7PM to work on a project you bring from home and meet new friends. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: 2nd Floor Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

Parents and caregivers of transgender, non-binary, and gender expansive individuals get together to share resources, joys, and concerns. Trans Parenting Rochester meets on the first Tuesday of every month, and is intended for adults only.

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Performances/Presentations
Event Description:

Learn first-hand about owl adaptations by picking out the pieces and parts that belong to an owl and putting them into a “magic” box. If correct, a live owl comes out from under the magic box for a visit.

Disclaimer(s)

This event was made possible with funding from the Friends of the Rochester Public Library.

Closed

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Closing
Branches:
Main Branch
Description:

RPL Closed

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Outreach
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Visit Lincolnshire Park Splash Pad (5276 Members Pkwy NW, 55901) and enjoy a family storytime!

Grass seating - bring your own blanket. 

This event will be canceled in inclement weather. 

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Wear your pajamas, bring your stuffed friend and listen to a story. Then, tuck your pal into bed and wish them sweet dreams. Who knows what adventures they will have overnight in the library!

This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.

Lego Party

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth (ages 6-12)
Program Type: Creative, Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:

Bring your imagination to build with our giant collection of bricks!    

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Craft & Chat

4:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Info Area
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Creative, Social Gathering
Event Description:

We invite you to get creative at the library! Stop by the Library 2nd Floor area every Tuesday between 4-7PM to work on a project you bring from home and meet new friends.