Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

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

Lapsit Storytime

December 26, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Digital Drop In

December 26, 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 "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Fun: Storytime

December 28, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

Stories, songs and fun for you and your family.

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

December 28, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Digital Drop In

December 30, 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

December 30, 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 "Adults" group.

Connect 4 Gaming

December 30, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Looking to move beyond Monopoly? Come try out a variety of games each month. All ages are welcome, but some games may be too complex for younger players. ...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Baby Time

January 2, 2020
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.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Toddler Time

January 2, 2020
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

January 2, 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.

q club

January 2, 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 "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genderqueer/ Gender Nonbinary Meet Up

January 2, 2020
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

January 2, 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.

Family Fun: Dance Party

January 4, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

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

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

January 5, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
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 "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

Teen Hang Out, Geek Out

January 6, 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 "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

January 6, 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.

Armchair Travelers

January 7, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
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: 44 Scotland Street by Alexander McCall Smith ...
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

January 7, 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 "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

January 7, 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.

Fly Guy Party

January 7, 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 Fly Guy from the books by Tedd Arnold!   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 2/4 Harry P...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Fly Guy Storytime

January 8, 2020
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 "Adults" group.

Nonfiction Book Club

January 8, 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.  January's discussion will be on The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

iFilms - Twin Flower - Meeting Room C

January 8, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults
Event Description:
Join us for a monthly film series that showcases international and independent films. LOCATION: MEETING ROOM C Twin Flower (2018) Italy Italian/French with English Subtitles  In a South of Italy full of beauty and hidden dangers, two...

Disclaimer(s)

The iFilm series is intended for mature adults. Please provide guidance to your children. Admission is free.

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

January 8, 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! ...