Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Toddler Time

March 5, 2020
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 "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

Outreach: Mayo HS English Classes

March 5, 2020
12:15pm - 2:15pm
Library Branch: Outreach
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Learning

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

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

q club

March 5, 2020
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

March 5, 2020
5:45pm - 7:15pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Practice your Italian conversation skills with other Italian language learners.  Best for those at an intermediate level.  ...
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genderqueer/ Gender Nonbinary Meet Up

March 5, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

This group, hosted by Southern Minnesota Transgender Support, provides a safe place for nonbinary and genderqueer identified people 18+ who live in southeastern Minnesota to talk, share resources, and build community. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Improv Jam

March 5, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Creative, Performances/Presentations, Social Gathering
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.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Members of the Children's Dance Theatre will present an introduction to ballet technique and and a dance performance based on the book "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Revolutionary Earth Volunteer Assembly 2020

March 7, 2020
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Waste. Scarcity. Food insecurity. Come find out how Revolutionary Earth uses volunteers and backyard donated gardens to grow fresh vegetables and fruit for themselves and food-insecure people in Rochester. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

The Landing MN's Saturday Supper

March 7, 2020
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
The Landing MN, Inc. and its volunteers provide a meal for those facing homelessness through their Saturday Supper event. Join The Landing MN as they distribute supper, snacks, shoes, and other items to friends in need. ...

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 "Adults" group.

Cribbage Club

March 8, 2020
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Cribbage is a fun, easy to play card game that you can play just about anywhere.  Whether you’re just learning, haven’t played since you were a kid or an experienced player, the club is open to players of all abilities. Cribbage Club will be a g...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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

Teen Hang Out, Geek Out

March 9, 2020
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, or share whatever you geek out on! ...

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

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

Cafe Fuzz

March 9, 2020
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

Teens--hang out and relax for an hour with everybody's favorite therapy animals! 

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

March 9, 2020
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.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performances/Presentations, Social Gathering
Event Description:
This film and discussion series hosted by film critic Vernon E. Neal showcases films from the popular book 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die. After watching the film, audience members will be invited to discuss the film. Film Synopsis: ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performances/Presentations, Social Gathering
Event Description:
This film and discussion series hosted by film critic Vernon E. Neal showcases films from the popular book 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die. After watching the film, audience members will be invited to discuss the film. Film Synopsis: ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Plant Based Rochester Meet Up

March 9, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering, Wellness
Event Description:
Are you already committed to a whole foods, plant based lifestyle or just curious? Meet with Plant Based Rochester to learn about and discuss  living a plant based lifestyle. Find group discussions online on Facebook or&...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

BookBike at Bravo Espresso

March 10, 2020
11:30am - 1:00pm
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Conversation Group

March 10, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Want to practice your English? Come in and chat with us! ...
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

March 10, 2020
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 and 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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Financial Literacy Workshop

March 10, 2020
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Do you have questions such as ” How do I start a budget?”; “Who can help me with my taxes?”; and “How do I interact with creditors?”.  If so, then take the first step to Financial Wellness by attending this free workshop. Register ahead of time ...
This event is in the "Families" group.

Cuentos y Canciones

March 10, 2020
5:30pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:
Únete a RPL, Gage Elementary School, Riverside Elementary School, y Listos Preschool para un evento inmersión de español para toda la familia. Join RPL, Gage Elementary School, Riverside Elementary School, and Listos Preschool for a Spanish Immers...
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

March 10, 2020
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.

Elephant and Piggie Party

March 10, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, School Age (grades K-6), Tweens (grades 4-6)
Program Type: Creative, Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join us for a special storytime and meet Elephant and Piggie from the books by Mo Willems!   School age students are invited to join us for something new each week! 1/7 Meet Fly Guy 1/14 Slime 1/21 Games 1/28 Glow Storytime ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Writing Group

March 10, 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Creative, Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Stuck on your first draft? Not sure about your plot? Let's get together and help each other out. Once a month we will meet to read and critique a member's writing. The goal is to improve our writing in a friendly, supportive environment. This p...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Elephant and Piggie Storytime

March 11, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:
Join us for a special storytime and meet Elephant and Piggie from the books by Mo Willems! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Nonfiction Book Club

March 11, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Event Description:
Join us for discussions on a wide variety of nonfiction books.  March's discussion will be on Go Back to Where You Came From: the Backlash Against Immigration and the Fate of Western Democracy by Sasha Polakow-Suransky. ...