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.

CANCELLED - Digital Drop In

October 17, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Cancelled
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.

Storytime for Grown-ups @ Peoples Food Co-Op

October 17, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Performances/Presentations, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join us for a great evening and listen to selections from Minnesota authors who incorporate food into their work. In the dining room. Beverages and treats will be served. Guests are welcome to order off the menu or grab something delicious from the s...
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Senior Wills Clinic

October 18, 2019
9:45am - 4:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Need help with a simple will, power of attorney and/or a healthcare directive? If you qualify as a "low income senior". attend this free legal clinic for help with these important documents.   Attorneys will be available to meet with you an...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Silent Book Club @ Cafe Steam

October 20, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Description:
Join us at Rochester Public Library for a Silent book club!  Once the bell rings, silent reading time commences. After an hour, the bell rings again. Other than that, there are no rules. Liberated from the orthodoxy of traditional book ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Digital Drop In

October 21, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Cancelled
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.

Stop the Bleed

October 21, 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: 9
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

CANCELLED: Movies You Must See Before You Die - Forbidden Planet

October 21, 2019
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
This film and discussion series hosted by film critic Vernon E. Neal showcases films from the popular book 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die. After watching the film, audience members will be invited to discuss the film. A rocket ship l...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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

Get Healthy, Go Plant Based! at Natural Grocers

October 21, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Offsite
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.  ...
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

October 22, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
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 "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 Screening

October 22, 2019
11:30am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
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.

CANCELLED - Digital Drop In

October 22, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Cancelled
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.

Tai Chi Chih for beginners CANCELED

October 22, 2019
4:15pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
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.

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

Yoga for Beginners CANCELED

October 22, 2019
5:00pm - 5:45pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
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.

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

CANCELLED: Make-N-Take: Paper-Tole

October 22, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
Ever see beautiful, 3-dimensional pictures made with layers of paper and wondered how to do it? Paper-tole (French for "paper layers") is an ancient craft using up to 8 layers of the same print. Selected pieces are cut, shaped, shaded and glued ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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

CANCELLED - Digital Drop In

October 23, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
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.

CANCELLED - Film: "How Not to Die"

October 23, 2019
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
In this film, Dr. Michael Greger,nutrition expert, physician, and founder of Nutrition Facts, examines the 15 top causes of premature death in America - heart disease, various cancers, diabetes, Parkinson's, high blood pressure, and more - and e...

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

CANCELLED - Digital Drop In

October 24, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Cancelled
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.

Moving Words: Writers Across Minnesota

October 24, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Civic Center
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Performances/Presentations
Event Description:
RELOCATED TO THE MAYO CIVIC CENTER : American Legion Room Enjoy a lively discussion with four multi-genre, Minnesota Book Award-winning authors: Charles Baxter, Cori Doerrfeld, Kaethe Schwehn, Chaun Webster. Moving Words is an opportunity for...
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Crossroads: Confronting the Stigma of Addiction

October 26, 2019
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Civic Center
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Addiction & Youth:  A Conversation with Local High School Students.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

CANCELLED: Make-N-Take: Cochineal Scarf

October 26, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
Using cochineal, an insect that swarms the prickly pear cacti, is a great way to dye a scarf beautiful shades of pink. This class is limited to 20 people so attention may be given to each participant.  Registration required. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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

Walk with a Doc

October 26, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Library Lobby
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
This doctor-led group is a fun and safe place to go for a walk, learn about health, and meet new friends. The event is FREE and all are welcome! Walks will be held monthly. Presented in partnership with Lotus Health Foundation. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Digital Drop In

October 28, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Cancelled
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.

Mystery Book Club

October 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.  This month the group will be discussing a mystery novel by Charles Finch.   ...
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 Screening

October 29, 2019
11:30am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
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.

CANCELLED - Digital Drop In

October 29, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Cancelled
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.

Literature into Film Book Club

October 29, 2019
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Music Area
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 Little Stranger by Sarah Waters ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Tai Chi Chih for beginners

October 29, 2019
4:15pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
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.