Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Whole Foods Plant Based Cooking Basics

January 30, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning, Wellness
Event Description:
Interested in adding affordable and healthy plant based recipes to your diet? Join us for a cooking demonstration of hearty pumpkin chili and corn bread muffins and learn tips and tricks for using whole food ingredients while cooking w...

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

Baby Time

January 31, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Bring in your baby for rhymes, songs and stories just right for the little ones (birth to 18 months).

Toddler Time

January 31, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:
Special stories and songs for active toddlers (ages 18 months to 3 years).

Toddler Time

January 31, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:
Special stories and songs for active toddlers (ages 18 months to 3 years).

Digital Drop In

January 31, 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

January 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.

Italian Conversation Group

January 31, 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.   ...

Homework Help

January 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!

Bob Ross Paint-a-Long

January 31, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Creative
Registration Required
Event Description:
Join us in creating "happy little accidents" at the library!  If you've always wanted to try your hand at a Bob Ross painting, this is the event for you! We'll be following along with Bob as he creates a painting on his beloved tv show T...

Improv Jam

January 31, 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.

Health Screening

February 2, 2019
9:30am - 12:00pm
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....

Make-N-Take: Indigo Bamboo Scarf

February 2, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
In this class, we will dye a bamboo scarf using ancient and modern techniques and natural dyes.The green leaves of the Indigofera under go a transformation and produce lovely shades of blue. We will create different patterns on the scarf by...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Foraging Meet Up

February 2, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Description:
Over the winter we will be meeting at the library to discuss foraging. ...

Sunday Homework Help

February 3, 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

February 4, 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.

Tai Chi Chih for beginners

February 4, 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.

Get Graphic

February 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:
Do you like graphic novels? Drawing? Storytelling?  Hang out, discuss & create something of your own!  ...

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

TeenScape Mondays

February 4, 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

February 4, 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!

BookBike at Bravo Espresso

February 5, 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.  ...

Armchair Travelers

February 5, 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 to discuss a best-selling book that will transport you to a different place or time. For February: LaRose by Louise Erdrich ...

Digital Drop In

February 5, 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.

Health Screening

February 5, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
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. ...

Chess Club

February 5, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Tweens (grades 4-6), Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

Anyone age 9 or older, interested in playing chess is invited to meet each week with club host Nestor Yañez Gutierrez. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced player, all are welcome.

English Conversation Group

February 5, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Group Study Large
Age Group: Adults
Event Description:
Practice your English skills in an informal and friendly session.  Best for individuals with a basic level of skill. ...