Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Library Coloring Time

March 30, 2020
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults
Program Type: Online Program, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join us as we (virtually) connect and color together using Facebook Live. Participants can join in and chat with us throughout the event.  https://www.facebook.com/events/2537746706484168/  To learn more about how to see our Fa...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Connect 4 Gaming

March 30, 2020
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Looking to move beyond Monopoly? Come try out a variety of games each month. All ages are welcome, but some games may be too complex for younger players. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

BookBike at Bravo Espresso

March 31, 2020
11:30am - 1:00pm
Cancelled
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. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Health Checks

March 31, 2020
11:30am - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Wellness Corner
Age Group: Youth, Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Drop-in for non-invasive health screenings: blood pressure check, height/weight, foot check. Ask questions on health topics. Open to anyone. Presented by Winona State University Nursing students. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Literature Into Film Book Club - The Revenant

March 31, 2020
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
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 Revenant by Michael Punke   A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Conversation Group

March 31, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Want to practice your English? Come in and chat with us! ...
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 "Families" group.
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Stitch In for Warm Up Rochester

March 31, 2020
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: School Age (grades K-6), Tweens (grades 4-6), Families, Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
Bring your own project and hang out, or join us to learn to knit and create cozy items for Warm Up Rochester. Supplies will be provided. We are always collecting hats, gloves, and scarves to give away during the cold weather season. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Make-N-Take: Embroidery

March 31, 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
Local sewing expert, Sandy Evans will be teaching some basic embroidery stitches  and design transfer techniques which will be used to sew on a cotton dish towel. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

MyFreeTaxes - online filing assistance

April 1, 2020
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Anyone may use myfreetaxes.com to do online filing for federal and up to 3 state tax forms. It cannot do filing if you have have Schedule C, D, E, (capital gains/losses, etc.) Tax coaches are available to help you answer questions.  You must be ...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Learning Together Rochester Homeschool Meet Up

April 1, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Families, Adults
Event Description:

Homeschool parents, both experienced and just curious, are invited to attend this meeting of Learning Together Rochester, a secular and inclusive homeschooling group.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

An Hour to Kill

April 1, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Calling all true crime fans, murderinos, and internet sleuths! Join us for a meet up to discuss true crime past and present. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Italian Conversation Group

April 2, 2020
5:45pm - 7:15pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Practice your Italian conversation skills with other Italian language learners.  Best for those at an intermediate level.  ...
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genderqueer/ Gender Nonbinary Meet Up

April 2, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

This group, hosted by Southern Minnesota Transgender Support, provides a safe place for nonbinary and genderqueer identified people 18+ who live in southeastern Minnesota to talk, share resources, and build community. 

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

Improv Jam

April 2, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative, Performances/Presentations
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Rapid HIV Testing

April 3, 2020
9:30am - 3:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Free, confidential rapid HIV testing to individuals ages 13+. Educational materials and condoms will be available. The first 100 who participate in testing will receive a gift card.  Presented by Olmsted County Public Health.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Make-N-Take: Poetic Art

April 4, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
Let your creative juices flow as you use a poem to inspire your own piece of art. Participants are encouraged to bring their own poem for inspiration. Registration required. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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

The Landing MN's Saturday Supper

April 4, 2020
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
The Landing MN, Inc. and its volunteers provide a meal for those facing homelessness through their Saturday Supper event. Join The Landing MN as they distribute supper, snacks, shoes, and other items to friends in need. ...

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "School Age (grades K-6)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Origami Club

April 5, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: School Age (grades K-6), Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative, Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:

Anyone interested in the traditional Japanese art of paper folding is invited to meet for 1 hour each month. Whether you are a beginner or a master folder, all are welcome. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

BookBike at Bravo Espresso

April 7, 2020
11:30am - 1:00pm
Cancelled
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. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Health Checks

April 7, 2020
11:30am - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Wellness Corner
Age Group: Youth, Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Drop-in for non-invasive health screenings: blood pressure check, height/weight, foot check. Ask questions on health topics. Open to anyone. Presented by Winona State University Nursing students. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Armchair Travelers

April 7, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join us to discuss a best-selling book that will transport you to a different place or time. Book to be discussed: The Book of Ages by Jill Lepore ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Conversation Group

April 7, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Want to practice your English? Come in and chat with us! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Nonfiction Book Club

April 8, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Event Description:
Join us for discussions on a wide variety of nonfiction books.  April's discussion will be on Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: the Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis by Timothy Egan. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

MyFreeTaxes - online filing assistance

April 8, 2020
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Anyone may use myfreetaxes.com to do online filing for federal and up to 3 state tax forms. It cannot do filing if you have have Schedule C, D, E, (capital gains/losses, etc.) Tax coaches are available to help you answer questions.  You must be ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

iFilms - Temblores

April 8, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults
Event Description:
Join us for a monthly film series that showcases international and independent films. When handsome and charismatic Pablo arrives at his affluent family’s house everyone is eagerly awaiting the return of their beloved son, devoted father and carin...

Disclaimer(s)

The iFilm series is intended for mature adults. Please provide guidance to your children. Admission is free.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Spanish Conversation Group

April 8, 2020
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Practice your Spanish language skills, no matter your level of fluency.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Italian Conversation Group

April 9, 2020
5:45pm - 7:15pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Practice your Italian conversation skills with other Italian language learners.  Best for those at an intermediate level.  ...