Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

q club

November 14, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

A safe and welcoming meet-up for LGBTQIA teens and allies ages 13-18! Hang out, make friends and have fun at this club just for you.

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Italian Conversation Group

November 14, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Event Description:
Practice your Italian conversation skills with other Italian language learners.  Best for those at an intermediate level.   ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
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 "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

Homework Help

November 14, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: Youth, School Age (grades K-6), Tweens (grades 4-6), Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Got homework? Don't stress! Let our volunteer tutors help! ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Youth, Families
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Learn how the story comes alive in this sneak peak of the new production of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe from Allegro School of Dance. This event will be held at the Civic Theatre - Black Box Stage. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Silent Book Club @ Cafe Steam

November 17, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Description:
Join Rochester Public Library at Cafe Steam 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 trad...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Film: "Two Weeks" ; MCC - American Legion room

November 17, 2019
2:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Civic Center
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
This film shows four siblings having an emotional reunion at their dying mother's house. Sally Field, Ben Chaplin, Thomas Cavanagh, Julianne Nicholson. Discussion will follow the film.  This event is part of the Community Reflections on Living a...
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

TeenScape Hang Out/Geek Out

November 18, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Creative, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Come hang out, play games, draw, or share whatever you geek out on. ...

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
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 "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

Homework Help

November 18, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: Youth, School Age (grades K-6), Tweens (grades 4-6), Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Got homework? Don't stress! Let our volunteer tutors help! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Get Healthy, Go Plant Based!

November 18, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
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

November 19, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Wellness Corner
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

November 19, 2019
11:30am - 6:30pm
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.

Plain Readers

November 19, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join us for a book club focusing on books written by Minnesotan and Midwestern authors. For November: Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser ...
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

November 19, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
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 to 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 "Youth" group.
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 "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

Homework Help

November 19, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: Youth, School Age (grades K-6), Tweens (grades 4-6), Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Got homework? Don't stress! Let our volunteer tutors help! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Stop the Bleed

November 19, 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: 8
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.

Night Owls Book Club

November 19, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join us each month as we read and discuss a different page-turner that is sure to keep you up all night! Book to be discussed: The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg ...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Preschool Storytime

November 20, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Join us for 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, early literacy activities, and fun for you and your 3-5 year-old child!

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

Rochester Public Library Board Meeting

November 20, 2019
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Board Meeting
Event Description:
Monthly public library board meeting. Open to the public. Agenda and documents will be available to view/download http://rochestercitymn.iqm2.com/citizens/default.aspx 3 days prior to the meeting.  ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
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 "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

Homework Help

November 20, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: Youth, School Age (grades K-6), Tweens (grades 4-6), Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Got homework? Don't stress! Let our volunteer tutors help! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Description:
This event will be located at the Mayo Civic Center - 30 Civic Center Dr SE, Rochester, MN 55904, SUITE 101 Join us for a bimonthly film series featuring Francophone films provided by the Alliance Francaise.  Lola Pater (2017) ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Slow Stitch Enthusiasts

November 20, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
Join us for a monthly gathering for Slow Stitch enthusiasts! Encourage each other while working on your own projects. Slow Stitching is about enjoying the process, rather than anticipating a deadline or project completion. It encourage...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.

Lapsit Storytime

November 21, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5)
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Read, sing, dance, and play at this special lapsit storytime for babies and toddlers! ...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

World Music : LADAMA Mayo Civic Center, Suite 101

November 21, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Civic Center
Age Group: Families, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative, Performances/Presentations
Event Description:
Ladama is a group of four women, virtuosic musicians, and educators -- Lara Klaus, Daniela Serna, Mafer Bandola and Sara Lucas—each from a different country and culture of the Americas, who are sisters in song, rhythm and spirit. Harnessing music fro...

Disclaimer(s)

Music programmed in partnership with the City of Rochester Music Department and Riverside Concerts.

This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

q club

November 21, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

A safe and welcoming meet-up for LGBTQIA teens and allies ages 13-18! Hang out, make friends and have fun at this club just for you.

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Italian Conversation Group

November 21, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Event Description:
Practice your Italian conversation skills with other Italian language learners.  Best for those at an intermediate level.   ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
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 "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

Homework Help

November 21, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: Youth, School Age (grades K-6), Tweens (grades 4-6), Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Got homework? Don't stress! Let our volunteer tutors help! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Improv Jam

November 21, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Creative, Learning
Event Description:

Join a group of intermediate to advanced improv actors as we develop improv skills through games and exercises.