Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

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

Improv Jam

April 9, 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.

Human Library

April 13, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
The Human Library of Southeastern Minnesota educates people using human experience, cultivating empathy in such a manner that differences, barriers, and prejudice fall away; we expose and nurture the spirit of humankind by building&nbs...
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 14, 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.

Writing Group

April 14, 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative, Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Stuck on your first draft? Not sure about your plot? Let's get together and help each other out. Once a month we will meet to read and critique a member's writing. The goal is to improve our writing in a friendly, supportive environment. This p...
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Senior Advocate available

April 15, 2020
10:30am - 12:30pm
Cancelled
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.

Revolutionary Earth Volunteer Assembly 2020

April 18, 2020
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Waste. Scarcity. Food insecurity. Come find out how Revolutionary Earth uses volunteers and backyard donated gardens to grow fresh vegetables and fruit for themselves and food-insecure people in Rochester. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Plant a Garden for Seed Saving

April 18, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Get more from your garden than just herbs and vegetables. Go one step further and grow seeds as well. In this class you will learn what kinds of seeds you need to start with, which garden veggies are the easiest for beginners, how the right garden pl...
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 18, 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 "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 21, 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 "Seniors" group.

Senior Wills Clinic

April 24, 2020
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 "Families" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Convert-O-Lab Open House

April 26, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Families, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
It's Preservation Week! Do you have a VHS tape of the family Christmas in 1985 that you'd love to see again, but don't have a VHS player? Drop by to see the equipment available for you to convert audio, video, and photo formats to digital so the w...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Convert-O-Lab Open House

April 28, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Families, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
It's Preservation Week! Do you have a VHS tape of the family Christmas in 1985 that you'd love to see again, but don't have a VHS player? Drop by to see the equipment available for you to convert audio, video, and photo formats to digital so the w...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Literature Into Film Book Club - The Chosen

April 28, 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 Chosen by Chaim Potok The story of two teenage boys living in Brooklyn at the time of the Normandy invasion in 1944 w...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Convert-O-Lab Open House

April 29, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Families, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
It's Preservation Week! Do you have a VHS tape of the family Christmas in 1985 that you'd love to see again, but don't have a VHS player? Drop by to see the equipment available for you to convert audio, video, and photo formats to digital so the w...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Taxes in Retirement

April 29, 2020
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
What new tax laws will affect you now and in the future as you plan for your retirement?  Presented by Tiarks, Becker & Hackett Financial.  Registration preferred. Call 507.328.2309 or register online.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Improv Jam

April 30, 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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Scanning & Editing Photos

May 2, 2020
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
It's Preservation Week!  How will you save those photos or documents? A demonstration of the various scanners in the library's Convert-O-Lab with some quick photo editing tips. Class size is limited so please register ahead of time. ...
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

May 2, 2020
4:00pm - 5:30pm
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.