Upcoming Events

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WordPress MeetUp

June 10, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative, Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Meet other local bloggers, designers and developers of WordPress, the Internet's classiest and fastest dynamic content management system. Meetings start with socializing and sharing. We meet on the second Monday of each month. Bring your questions to...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, 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. The Thing - In ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Digital Drop In

June 11, 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.

Family Dance Party

June 11, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families
Event Description:

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

Disclaimer(s)

Music programmed in partnership with the City of Rochester Music Department and Riverside Concerts.

Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Talk Saves Lives is a community-based presentation that covers the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide.  Attendees will learn the risk and warning signs of suicide, and how together, we c...

Writing Group

June 11, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
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...

Superstar Justin Roberts

June 12, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families
Event Description:
Clap your hands and sing along to your favorite tunes by popular children’s recording superstar Justin Roberts! ...

Sustainability Series: Lunch and Learn

June 12, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Performances/Presentations
Event Description:
Join the Energy and Sustainability director of Destination Medical Center Economic Development Agency, Kevin Bright, for a monthly meeting to learn about a variety of sustainability topics. ...

Nonfiction Book Club

June 12, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Join us for discussions on a wide variety of nonfiction books. This month's book is, "Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis," by J.D. Vance.  ...

Pathways to Decarbonization of Transportation

June 12, 2019
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Civic Center
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Please join the MN Department of Transportation for a public meeting to learn about and provide feedback on Minnesota Pathways to Decarbonizing Transportation. The project is exploring potential strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs)...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Digital Drop In

June 12, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
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.

Myfree taxes Property Tax Refund help

June 12, 2019
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Tax coaches will be available to assist you with completing the M1-PR to claim your property tax refund using myfreetaxes.com.  Bring your CRP form. ...

iFilms - The Sower

June 12, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Description:
The Sower (2017) France The winner of the prestigious New Director competition at the San Sebastian Film Festival, Marine Francen’s debut is a sensual, visually stunning historical romance. In 1851, France’s autocratic President Louis-Napoléon ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Pathways to Decarbonization of Transportation

June 12, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Civic Center
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Performances/Presentations
Event Description:
Please join the MN Department of Transportation for a public meeting to learn about and provide feedback on Minnesota Pathways to Decarbonizing Transportation. The project is exploring potential strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs)...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Make-N-Take: Madder Plant Scarf

June 12, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
The roots of the madder plant, probably the oldest natural dye in the world, will make orangey red colors on natural fibers. We will use different stitching to techniques to create the patterns on a silk scarf.   This class is limited&n...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Pridefest Meeting

June 12, 2019
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Rochester Pridefest Committee regular meeting. ...

Spanish Conversation Group

June 12, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Event Description:
Practice your Spanish language skills, no matter your level of fluency.  ...

Family Storytime

June 13, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families
Event Description:

Stories, songs and fun for you and your family.

BookBike & ArtCart at Slatterly Park

June 13, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: BookBike/ArtCart
Age Group: Youth, Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

Visit Rochester Public Library’s amazing BookBike & ArtCart to get started on your Summer Playlist, create incredible art, or check out books & DVDs!

Digital Drop In

June 13, 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

June 13, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Social Gathering

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

Italian Conversation Group

June 13, 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.   ...

Allies and Advocates Training

June 13, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Allies & Advocates is a community response program that: 1) nurtures and supports individuals experiencing heightened anxiety, uncertainty, or incidents of hate/bias in this challenging social and cultural climate; 2) provides skills and ta...