Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

BookBike at Bravo Espresso

January 22, 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.  ...

Digital Drop In

January 22, 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: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Talk Saves Lives is a community-based presentation that covers the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide.  Attendees will learn the risk and warning signs of suicide, and how together, we c...

Let's Talk Movies!

January 22, 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 films starring Denzel Washington. ...

Yoga for Beginners

January 23, 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

January 23, 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...

Pridefest Meeting

January 23, 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

January 23, 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.  ...

Digital Drop In

January 24, 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.

English Conversation Group

January 24, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
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.  ...

Should I rent or own a home?

January 24, 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 renting or owning a home while understanding the current market and what is best for your personal situation.  ...

Italian Conversation Group

January 24, 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.   ...

Improv Jam

January 24, 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

January 24, 2019
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Educational presentations on ADHD topics and a time for sharing about experiences.   ...

Maker Space Mash Up

January 27, 2019
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Group Study
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
Join us for a fun 'crafternoon' as we provide various paints, scissors, papers, yarn, and other art supplies from our Maker Space programs for you to create your own masterpiece. Or bring your own art/craft project to the library and use our space...

Digital Drop In

January 28, 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

January 28, 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. In January we will be reading a mystery by David Baldacci. ...

Tai Chi Chih for beginners

January 28, 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.

Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
We are going to learn to take an old shirt and cut it apart, then shape and sew it into an infinity scarf. Sew it up on a machine for a quick 20-minute project. You can use one of our shirts to learn or bring your own t-shirt, flannel shirt, fashion-...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Performances/Presentations
Event Description:
Youth sex trafficking is rising in Rochester and surrounding towns.  Mission 21 provides resources and restoration services to victims of sex trafficking. Staff from Mission 21 will present information on how sex trafficking occurs and what we c...

BookBike at Bravo Espresso

January 29, 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.  ...

Digital Drop In

January 29, 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

January 29, 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: Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space...

Cancelled: Make-N-Take: Card Making

January 29, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Group Study
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
This month card maker Brittany Strelow will be leading everyone as they make a decorative card. Participants can come anytime between 6-8 PM. ...