Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Digital Drop In

July 22, 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.

Button Mashers: TeenScape Gaming

July 22, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12)
Event Description:
Try out our Ninetendo Switch or bring your own console to share.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

Jane Austen Tea Party

July 22, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Have an interest in learning about Jane Austen and her novels? Join Antonella Dahlstrom-Afcha and Zoey Temesgen as they share why the books are so special, the historical context and societal impact of Austen's novels and you enjoy a cup of tea and r...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Digital Drop In

July 23, 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.

Summer Playlist on the Road: Roy Watson

July 23, 2019
2:45pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Outreach
Age Group: Youth, Families
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
Visit the Bookmobile at Roy Watson, 1000 Essex Pkwy NW to make a fun art project and receive free produce grown by Rochester Public School students! ...

Family Dance Party

July 23, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families
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.

Chester Woods Reptiles

July 24, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families
Event Description:
A variety of unique and interesting reptiles will visit the library! Learn about these remarkable creatures in an educational and entertaining program presented by Chester Woods Naturalists. ...

Digital Drop In

July 24, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
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.

Speed-Friending at LTS Brewing Company

July 24, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Offsite
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Speed-Friending is back!  New to Rochester? Not new in town but looking to expand your social circle? Join RPL for Speed-Friending at LTS Brewing Company! What is speed-friending?  It's like speed-dating, but platonic - a fun, fast, l...
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
Ever wanted to learn how to screen print? In this class local artist and arts educator Cassandra Buck will be teaching the basics of screen printing. You will learn: -basic printmaking terminology -brief introduction into the history of pr...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
July is Minority Mental Health Month.  Guest Cassandra Linkenmeyer of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will present on the link between addiction and suicide within the diverse cultures that make up our community.   ...

Pridefest Meeting

July 24, 2019
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Rochester Pridefest Committee regular meeting. ...

Spanish Conversation Group

July 24, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Event Description:
Practice your Spanish language skills, no matter your level of fluency.  ...

Family Storytime

July 25, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Stories, songs and fun for you and your family.

BookBike & ArtCart at Slatterly Park

July 25, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: BookBike/ArtCart
Age Group: Youth, Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

Visit Rochester Public Library’s amazing BookBike & ArtCart to get started on your Summer Playlist, create incredible art, or check out books & DVDs!

Digital Drop In

July 25, 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.

q club

July 25, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Social Gathering

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

Italian Conversation Group

July 25, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Group Study Large
Age Group: Adults
Event Description:
Practice your Italian conversation skills with other Italian language learners.  Best for those at an intermediate level.   ...

Allies & Advocates Training

July 25, 2019
6:00pm - 8:15pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Allies & Advocates is a community response program that: 1) nurtures and supports individuals experiencing heightened anxiety, uncertainty, or incidents of hate/bias in this challenging social and cultural climate; 2) provides skills and ta...
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Performances/Presentations, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join us for another story of BioEthics at the Cinema with Mayo Clinic Community Engagement in Research Program.  We'll be watching The Children Act (rated R), in which High Court judge Fiona Maye has to make a life-or-death decision for 17-year-...

Improv Jam

July 25, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Creative, Learning
Event Description:

Join a group of intermediate to advanced improv actors as we develop improv skills through games and exercises.

BookBike & ArtCart at Soldier's Field

July 26, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: BookBike/ArtCart
Age Group: Youth, Families, Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Visit Rochester Public Library’s amazing BookBike & ArtCart at Soldier's Field (at the playground off of Soldier's Field Drive SW) to get started on your Summer Playlist, create incredible art, or check out books & DVDs! ...

NERF Battle at the Library

July 26, 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.