Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Improv Jam

January 24, 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.

ADHD Support Group

January 24, 2019
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Educational presentations on ADHD topics and a time for sharing about experiences.   ...

Wit, Wisdom & Wine Fundraising Event

January 26, 2019
6:30pm - 10:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Event Description:
Wit, Widom & Wine Fundraising Event Join us for our 18th annual Wit, Wisdom & Wine to be held on Saturday January 26, 2019. $85 per person, $95 per person after January 15th. $125 for the wine class. This is our major fundraiser for the...

Maker Space Mash Up

January 27, 2019
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Group Study
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
Join us for a fun 'crafternoon' as we provide various paints, scissors, papers, yarn, and other art supplies from our Maker Space programs for you to create your own masterpiece. Or bring your own art/craft project to the library and use our space...

Sunday Homework Help

January 27, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
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!

Digital Drop In

January 28, 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.

Health Screening

January 28, 2019
9:30am - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Wellness Corner
Description of Event
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....

Mystery Book Club

January 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. In January we will be reading a mystery by David Baldacci. ...

Tai Chi Chih for beginners

January 28, 2019
3:00pm - 3:45pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
A class learning additional basic Tai Chi Chih movements - moving meditation practice, gentle and easy to learn. Benefits may include stress reduction, increased creativity, heightened energy and improved physical and emotional well-being. Taught by certified Tai Chi Chih instructor. Dress comfortably. Must have had beginning sessions or previous experience.

Disclaimer(s)

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

TeenScape Mondays

January 28, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Teenscape
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Creative, Social Gathering
Event Description:
 Play games, make art, color, build a puzzle - something different is happening every Monday! ...

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

Homework Help

January 28, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
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!

Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
We are going to learn to take an old shirt and cut it apart, then shape and sew it into an infinity scarf. Sew it up on a machine for a quick 20-minute project. You can use one of our shirts to learn or bring your own t-shirt, flannel shirt, fashion-...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Performances/Presentations
Event Description:
Youth sex trafficking is rising in Rochester and surrounding towns.  Mission 21 provides resources and restoration services to victims of sex trafficking. Staff from Mission 21 will present information on how sex trafficking occurs and what we c...

BookBike at Bravo Espresso

January 29, 2019
8:00am - 10:00am
Library Branch: BookBike/ArtCart
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Visit the BookBike at Bravo Espresso in University Square (111 S. Broadway) to pick up a book, get a library card, or chat with library staff.  ...

Digital Drop In

January 29, 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.

Literature into Film Book Club

January 29, 2019
1:30pm - 3:00pm
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. Book and Film to be discussed: Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space...

Cancelled: Make-N-Take: Card Making

January 29, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Group Study
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
This month card maker Brittany Strelow will be leading everyone as they make a decorative card. Participants can come anytime between 6-8 PM. ...

Homework Help

January 29, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
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!

Family Dance Party

January 29, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Lights, shakers, dance! Put on your dancing shoes for 30 minutes of non-stop dancing fun!

Preschool Storytime

January 30, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5)
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!

Yoga for Beginners

January 30, 2019
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Yoga for beginners is taught by a certified instructor. The class will focus on sun salutations and meditation.  Please bring your own mat.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Digital Drop In

January 30, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
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

January 30, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Offsite
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 59
Event Description:
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-pressure way to meet new people. ...

Homework Help

January 30, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
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!