Upcoming Events

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Age
Program Type
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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 "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

October 23, 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.

CANCELLED: Learn to Draw: Level 2

October 23, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
Local artist, Ivete Vaz de Castro Matinez, is back to teach a Level 2 drawing class. Participants will meet to learn more fundamental pencil and charcoal drawing techniques. Registration is required.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Spanish Conversation Group

October 23, 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.  ...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

CANCELLED - Baby Time

October 24, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5), Families
Program Type: Storytime
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

CANCELLED - Toddler Time

October 24, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:
Special stories and songs for active toddlers (ages 18 months to 3 years). ...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.

Lapsit Storytime

October 24, 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 "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

CANCELLED - Toddler Time

October 24, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:
Special stories and songs for active toddlers (ages 18 months to 3 years). ...
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 "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

q club

October 24, 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

October 24, 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

October 24, 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.

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 "Adults" group.

Improv Jam

October 24, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Cancelled
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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

ADHD Support Group

October 24, 2019
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Offsite
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Educational presentations on ADHD topics and a time for sharing about experiences.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

NERF Battle at the Library

October 25, 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.     ...

Disclaimer(s)

Participants will need to sign a liability waiver to participate in the class.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Fun: Storytime

October 26, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: Youth, Families
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

Stories, songs and fun for you and your family.

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 "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

TeenScape Hang Out/Geek Out

October 28, 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

October 28, 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.

Connect 4 Gaming

October 28, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Looking to move beyond Monopoly? Come try out a variety of games each month. All ages are welcome, but some games may be too complex for younger players. ...
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: 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.

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.