Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Digital Drop In

September 16, 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.

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

Grief Support Group Workshop

September 16, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Description:
This 5 week workshop will explore the grief phases, how to assess grief, what self-care can be done to stay healthy and how to do ongoing grief care. Trainer, Rev.  Michael Wuehler BS M.Div. (GC-C), is an ordained minister and a certifie...
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

TeenScape Hang Out/Geek Out

September 16, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
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, draw, or share whatever you geek out on. ...

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

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

September 16, 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! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Get Healthy, Go Plant Based!

September 16, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Are you already committed to a vegan or whole foods, plant based lifestyle or do you want to learn more? Meet up Plant Based Rochester to talk about recipes, cooking techniques and living a plant based lifestyle. The film, "PlantPure Nation" wil...
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Olmsted County Social Workers/ GPS available

September 17, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Wellness Corner
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Social workers available to connect you with community resources and help with accessing services. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Plain Readers

September 17, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join us for a book club focusing on books written by Minnesotan and Midwestern authors. For September: Virgil Wander by Leif Enger ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Digital Drop In

September 17, 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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Conversation Group

September 17, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Group Study Large
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Practice your English in a relaxed, welcoming setting.  For adults with basic English skills. No registration required.   ...
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.

Level Up: School Age Activities

September 17, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
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:
School age students are invited to join us for something new each week! 9/10 - Glow Party 9/17 - Buttons 9/24 - Catapults 10/1 - Slime 10/8 - Hex Bugs 10/15 - Shrinky Dinks 10/22 - Cartooning 10/29 - Addams Family Party 11/...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Preschool Storytime

September 17, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Join us for 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, early literacy activities, and fun for you and your 3-5 year-old child!

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

Stop the Bleed

September 17, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
You could save a life! Learn how to identify a victim that is bleeding and how to stop the bleeding until help arrives. Space is limited. Please call 507.328.2309 or register online. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Night Owls Book Club

September 17, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join us each month as we read and discuss a different page-turner that is sure to keep you up all night! Book to be discussed: Shadow Child by Rahna R. Rizzuto ...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Preschool Storytime

September 18, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Join us for 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, early literacy activities, and fun for you and your 3-5 year-old child!

This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Senior Advocate available

September 18, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Wellness Corner
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Wellness
Event Description:

An Olmsted County Senior Advocate, familiar with the long-term care system, will be available to help complete forms, answer questions on medicare, provide assistance to accessing services, and referrals to other agencies.

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

Digital Drop In

September 18, 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.

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

Rochester Public Library Board Meeting

September 18, 2019
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Board Meeting
Event Description:
Monthly public library board meeting. Open to the public. Agenda and documents will be available to view/download http://rochestercitymn.iqm2.com/citizens/default.aspx 3 days prior to the meeting.  ...
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Becoming a United States Citizen

September 18, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
This training, presented by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services St Paul/Minneapolis Field Office, will cover the process of becoming a United States Citizen followed by a Q&A Session.  ...
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

September 18, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Performances/Presentations
Event Description:
Join us for a bimonthly film series featuring Francophone films provided by the Alliance Francaise.  Swagger (2016) IN MEETING ROOM C Swagger explores the lives of 11 teens in the undeserved Parisian suburbs as they live their everyda...
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Slow Stitch Enthusiasts

September 18, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative, Learning, Wellness
Event Description:
Join us in September as Sandy Evans, owner of All in Stitches in Zumbrota, teaches us how to add a couple of new embroidery stitches to our work. Sandy has a life-long relationship with embroidery and other needle arts with much to share, so she...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Baby Time

September 19, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
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

September 19, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
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

September 19, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Digital Drop In

September 19, 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.