Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Friends Rochesterfest Book Sale

June 25, 2019
9:30am - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Event Description:
Come shop for used books at great prices!  Nonfiction and fiction for all ages.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Digital Drop In

June 25, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
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.

Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
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. This month we will be at DUNN BROTHERS COFFEE : 120 Elton Hills Dr NW, Rochester, MN 55901 Book and Film to be discussed: Tracks: One Woman's Journ...

Paint By Number: Chateau Theatre

June 25, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative, Social Gathering
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Join us for an evening of paint-by-number fun! We will be painting the Chateau Theater marquee using acrylic paints on canvas board. Take home your version of this familiar Rochester landmark. All materials supplied. Registration ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Friends Rochesterfest Book Sale

June 26, 2019
9:30am - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Event Description:
Come shop for used books at great prices!  Nonfiction and fiction for all ages.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Digital Drop In

June 26, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
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.

Speed-Friending at Forager Brewery

June 26, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Offsite
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Speed-Friending is back!  New to Rochester? Not new in town but looking to expand your social circle? Join RPL for Speed-Friending at Forager Brewery! What is speed-friending?  It's like speed-dating, but platonic - a fun, fast, low-p...
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
Join local artist Heather Roberts for this home decor make-and-take activity at the Castle. All supplies, including an assortment of pre-baked polymer clay shapes, paint, sticks and twine will be provided. You’ll choose your favorite shapes, then pai...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Pridefest Meeting

June 26, 2019
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Rochester Pridefest Committee regular meeting. ...

Spanish Conversation Group

June 26, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Event Description:
Practice your Spanish language skills, no matter your level of fluency.  ...

Friends Rochesterfest Book Sale

June 27, 2019
9:30am - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Event Description:
Come shop for used books at great prices!  Nonfiction and fiction for all ages.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

BookBike & ArtCart at Slatterly Park

June 27, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: BookBike/ArtCart
Age Group: Youth, Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

Visit Rochester Public Library’s amazing BookBike & ArtCart to get started on your Summer Playlist, create incredible art, or check out books & DVDs!

Digital Drop In

June 27, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
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.

q club

June 27, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Social Gathering

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

Italian Conversation Group

June 27, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Group Study Large
Age Group: Adults
Event Description:
Practice your Italian conversation skills with other Italian language learners.  Best for those at an intermediate level.   ...

Film Stonewall: Where Pride Began

June 27, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performances/Presentations
Event Description:
Friday June 28th, 2019 marks the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.   This event was a catalyst for the Gay Pride movement.  Join us for this is a moving and powerful film based on the true events that led to the birth of ...

Improv Jam

June 27, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative, Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:

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

BookBike & ArtCart at Soldier's Field

June 28, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: BookBike/ArtCart
Age Group: Youth, Families, Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Visit Rochester Public Library’s amazing BookBike & ArtCart at Soldier's Field (at the playground off of Soldier's Field Drive SW) to get started on your Summer Playlist, create incredible art, or check out books & DVDs! ...

NERF Battle at the Library

June 28, 2019
5:15pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join us for an 18+, after-hours Nerf Battle at the library.  BYO un-modded Blaster and we’ll provide the ammo.  This is an after-hours event but participants must be in the library before the program begins.     ...

Digital Drop In

July 1, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
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.