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This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Outreach
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Visit Soldiers Field - Field of Fun (800 George Gibbs Drive SW, 55902) and enjoy a family storytime!

Grass seating - bring your own blanket. 

This event will be canceled in inclement weather. 

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Performances/Presentations
Event Description:

The Kalimba King will give a high-energy, interactive performance featuring educational songs, jazz, pop & blues played on 12 kalimbas (African thumb pianos). This family program will also allow participants to play the kalimbas. 

Disclaimer(s)

This event was made possible with funding from the Friends of the Rochester Public Library.

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Enjoy 30 minutes of books, rhymes, songs and fun! This event is open to children of all ages and their grown-ups. 

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Performances/Presentations
Event Description:

Learn first-hand about owl adaptations by picking out the pieces and parts that belong to an owl and putting them into a “magic” box. If correct, a live owl comes out from under the magic box for a visit.

Disclaimer(s)

This event was made possible with funding from the Friends of the Rochester Public Library.

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Outreach
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Visit Lincolnshire Park Splash Pad (5276 Members Pkwy NW, 55901) and enjoy a family storytime!

Grass seating - bring your own blanket. 

This event will be canceled in inclement weather. 

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Wear your pajamas, bring your stuffed friend and listen to a story. Then, tuck your pal into bed and wish them sweet dreams. Who knows what adventures they will have overnight in the library!

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Performances/Presentations
Event Description:

On this special musical journey, Siama Matuzungidi plays intricate, rhythmic guitar and traditional African instruments while Dallas Johnson encourages everyone to sing along to happy songs in Kikongo, Lingala & English.

Disclaimer(s)

This project was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Enjoy 30 minutes of books, rhymes, songs and fun! This event is open to children of all ages and their grown-ups. 

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Storytime at Oxbow Park

9:30am - 10:00am
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Outreach
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Join us for an outdoor storytime near Oxbow Park Nature Center (5731 County Road 105 NW, Byron 55920) and stay for a walk through the zoo. Admission is free.

Grass seating - bring your own blanket. 

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Dance Party

5:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

Put on your dancing shoes for 30 minutes of nonstop dancing fun for families!

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Outreach
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Join Rochester Public Library at Quarry Hill Nature Center’s outdoor pavilion for a special storytime at 10:30AM! This program will be held rain or shine.

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Performances/Presentations
Event Description:

A presentation-style program featuring live raptors.  A Raptor Center naturalist handles and presents each bird one by one. You'll learn what makes these birds unique and how you can help protect them.    

Disclaimer(s)

This event was made possible with funding from the Friends of the Rochester Public Library.

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Enjoy 30 minutes of books, rhymes, songs and fun! This event is open to children of all ages and their grown-ups. 

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Outreach
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Visit Soldiers Field - Field of Fun (800 George Gibbs Drive SW, 55902) and enjoy a family storytime!

Grass seating - bring your own blanket. 

This event will be canceled in inclement weather. 

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Storytime

5:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

A fun storytime for children of all ages and their grown-ups. 

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Performances/Presentations
Event Description:

Join us for a special storytime and meet Elephant and Piggie from the books of Mo Willems! 

This program will be repeated on Thursday, July 25 at 10:30AM.

Disclaimer(s)

This event was made possible with funding from the Friends of the Rochester Public Library.

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Performances/Presentations
Event Description:

Join us for a special storytime and meet Elephant and Piggie from the books of Mo Willems! 

Disclaimer(s)

This event was made possible with funding from the Friends of the Rochester Public Library.

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Dance Party

5:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

Put on your dancing shoes for 30 minutes of nonstop dancing fun for families!

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Performances/Presentations
Event Description:

The reading is magical show is a 45 min magic show that will take you on a magical journey using your imagination.

Disclaimer(s)

This event was made possible with funding from the Friends of the Rochester Public Library.

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Enjoy 30 minutes of books, rhymes, songs and fun! This event is open to children of all ages and their grown-ups. 

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Outreach
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Visit Lincolnshire Park Splash Pad (5276 Members Pkwy NW, 55901) and enjoy a family storytime!

Grass seating - bring your own blanket. 

This event will be canceled in inclement weather. 

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Storytime

5:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

A fun storytime for children of all ages and their grown-ups. 

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Performances/Presentations
Event Description:

Learn all about eagle biology, ecology and natural history in an engaging and entertaining presentation by one of the naturalist interpreters from the National Eagle Center. Includes a live eagle. 

Disclaimer(s)

This project was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

This event is in the "Youth (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Youth (ages 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth (ages 0-5), Youth (ages 6-12), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Enjoy 30 minutes of books, rhymes, songs and fun! This event is open to children of all ages and their grown-ups.