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.

Remedial Book Club

November 4, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Music Area
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Did you sleep through English class in high school? Do you find yourself lying about having read classic books? Do you wish you had a better grasp of classic literature? Join us at the Remedial Book Club as we support each other in finishing the requ...
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

November 5, 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.

Armchair Travelers

November 5, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Offsite
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. Book to be discussed: Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Digital Drop In

November 5, 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 "Adults" group.

The Air We Breathe: Inhale Your Future

November 5, 2019
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Offsite
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performances/Presentations
Event Description:
4:00-4:30 p.m. Vaping, E-cigarettes, Risks and Health Concerns Dr. J. Taylor Hays, Nicotine Dependence Center, Mayo Clinic & Pa Houa Moua, Olmsted County Public Health 4:30-4:40 p.m. Tobacco Cessation Strategies Barb Dallava...
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

November 5, 2019
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 to 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.

English Conversation Group

November 5, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Group Study Large
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Practice your English in a relaxed, welcoming setting.  For adults with basic English skills. No registration required.   ...
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 5, 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 "Youth" group.
This event is in the "School Age (grades K-6)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (grades 4-6)" group.

Level Up: School Age Activities CANCELLED

November 5, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Cancelled
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:
School age students are invited to join us for something new each week! 9/10 - Glow Party 9/17 - Buttons 9/24 - Catapults 10/1 - Slime 10/8 - Hex Bugs 10/15 - Shrinky Dinks 10/22 - Cartooning 10/29 - Addams Family Party 11/...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Preschool Storytime CANCELLED

November 5, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Cancelled
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Civic Center
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Interested in learning the century old art of calligraphy?  This class will cover the basics techniques used to write letters and words using calligraphy writing tools.All supplies included in this free class.  Registration required. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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

Science Storytime

November 6, 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.

Digital Drop In

November 6, 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.

TeenScape De-Stress: Wool Crafts and Kitten Videos

November 6, 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 "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Human Library

November 6, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
The Human Library of Southeastern Minnesota educates people using human experience, cultivating empathy in such a manner that differences, barriers, and prejudice fall away; we expose and nurture the spirit of humankind by building&nbs...
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 6, 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 "Families" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Learning Together Rochester Homeschool Meet Up CANCELLED

November 6, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Families, Adults
Event Description:

Homeschool parents, both experienced and just curious, are invited to attend this meeting of Learning Together Rochester, a secular and inclusive homeschooling group.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

An Hour to Kill

November 6, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Calling all true crime fans, murderinos, and internet sleuths! Join us for a meet up to discuss true crime past and present. ...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Baby Time CANCELLED

November 7, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5), Families
Program Type: Storytime
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.

Lapsit Storytime

November 7, 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 CANCELLED

November 7, 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.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Toddler Time CANCELLED

November 7, 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.

Digital Drop In

November 7, 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

November 7, 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

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

Genderqueer/ Gender Nonbinary Meet Up

November 7, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
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 CANCELLED

November 7, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Cancelled
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.