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. ...

Digital Drop In

March 21, 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.

Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning, Performances/Presentations
Event Description:
Join us for a film series examining the theme of Black History Month 2019, "Black Migrations."  In March, we'll be watching Daughters of the Dust (1991, not rated), the first film by an African American woman to have a major theatrical...

Italian Conversation Group

March 21, 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.   ...

Are You Looking To Purchase a Home?

March 21, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Description:
Are you looking to - purchase your 1st home? - upgrade your current home? - Downsize your current home? - buy an investment property? - buy a foreclosed property?   You will get answers to all of your questions We will ex...

Improv Jam

March 21, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative, Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:

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

ADHD Support Group

March 21, 2019
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Educational presentations on ADHD topics and a time for sharing about experiences.   ...

Digital Drop In

March 25, 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.

Mystery Book Club

March 25, 2019
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. This month the group will be discussing a Poirot novel by Agatha Christie.   ...

Tai Chi Chih for beginners

March 25, 2019
3:00pm - 3:45pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
A class learning additional basic Tai Chi Chih movements - moving meditation practice, gentle and easy to learn. Benefits may include stress reduction, increased creativity, heightened energy and improved physical and emotional well-being. Taught by certified Tai Chi Chih instructor. Dress comfortably. Must have had beginning sessions or previous experience.

Disclaimer(s)

Participants will need to sign a liability waiver to participate in the class.

Youth Vaping: What Adults Need to Know

March 25, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Youth vaping has been deemed an “epidemic” by the FDA and the U.S. Surgeon General. Parents and adults who attend this presentation will learn the risks of youth vaping, current vaping trends, how to prevent youth vaping and have time to ask question...

BookBike at Bravo Espresso

March 26, 2019
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.  ...

Naloxone Can Save A Life

March 26, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
The training class will cover how naloxone works, how to administer it, and when to administer it. Wthere will also be a discussion of laws surrounding the administration of naloxone. A question and answer time will follow the presentation. Ever...

Digital Drop In

March 26, 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

March 26, 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: The Martian by Andy Weir Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars.  Now, ...

Let's Talk Movies!

March 26, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join this monthly film discussion group to meet others who love movies and discuss a wide variety of films. This month the group will discuss movies starring Denzel Washington. ...

Yoga for Beginners

March 27, 2019
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Yoga for beginners is taught by a certified instructor. The class will focus on sun salutations and meditation.  Please bring your own mat.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

Participants will need to sign a liability waiver to participate in the class.

Digital Drop In

March 27, 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.

Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Offsite
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...

MyFreeTaxes - online filing assistance

March 27, 2019
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
If you made $66,000 or less in 2018, you may file your taxes online for free. Tax coaches are available to help you answer questions.   Presented by AARP and United Way.  Call for an appointment time 507-287-1958. ...

Drop in for Career Counseling

March 27, 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.

Pridefest Meeting

March 27, 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. ...

English Conversation Group

March 28, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Event Description:
Practice your English in a relaxed, welcoming setting.  For adults with basic English skills.  No registration required.  ...

Digital Drop In

March 28, 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.

How to Become a Home Owner

March 28, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Event Description:
Join us for a one-hour class discussing how to become a home owner, understanding the current market, and what is best for your personal situation.  ...