Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Literature into Film Book Club - Meeting Room A

October 29, 2019
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Music Area
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: The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters This event will be in Meeting room A on the 1st floor of the Rochester Public Library...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Tai Chi Chih for beginners

October 29, 2019
4:15pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
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.

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

Yoga for Beginners

October 29, 2019
5:00pm - 5:45pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
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.

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 29, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
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 "School Age (grades K-6)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (grades 4-6)" group.

Addams Family Party

October 29, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: Youth, School Age (grades K-6), Tweens (grades 4-6)
Program Type: Creative, Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Get creepy and kooky at our Addams Family Party. We will have a special "scary" storytime and spooky activities to celebrate the new movie. ...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Preschool Storytime

October 30, 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.

Ancestry.com: A Guide

October 30, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Genealogist Rick Crume will give us an overview of how to use Ancestry.com to begin researching your family tree.  This program is made possible in part by the State of Minnesota through a grant to the Minnesota Department of Education and th...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

CANCELLED - Digital Drop In

October 30, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
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.

CANCELLED - TeenScape De-Stress: Kitchen Spa

October 30, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Come learn some of our favorite ways to relax and de-stress. (Yes, there will be kitten videos!) ...

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 30, 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.

Mass Incarceration In The Age of Colorblindness

October 30, 2019
6:45pm - 8:45pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Civic Center
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Performances/Presentations, Wellness
Event Description:
Jason Sole, author of "From Prison to PhD," will share about the justice system as it relates to people of color and offer suggestions on how the community can support the formerly incarcerated. ...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Baby Time

October 31, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
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.

Lapsit Storytime

October 31, 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.

Toddler Time

October 31, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
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.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Toddler Time

October 31, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
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.

Digital Drop In

October 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Improv Jam

October 31, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
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 "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Day of the Dead Open House

November 2, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: Youth, Families
Program Type: Creative, Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Come learn about this joyful Mexican holiday that celebrates the lives of the departed. Create a calavera mask, make tissue paper marigolds, and add memories of your ancestors to the community memory board. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Foraging Meet Up

November 2, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Offsite
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join us at Quarry Hill Nature Center to discuss edible plants and foraging.  In the event of bad weather we will meet at Quarry Hill Nature Center in the Savannah Room. ...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "School Age (grades K-6)" 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.

Origami Club

November 3, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: School Age (grades K-6), Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative, Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:

Anyone interested in the traditional Japanese art of paper folding is invited to meet for 1 hour each month. Whether you are a beginner or a master folder, all are welcome. 

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

Digital Drop In

November 4, 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 "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

TeenScape Hang Out/Geek Out

November 4, 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 4, 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! ...