Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Learning Together Rochester Homeschool Meet Up

January 8, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
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

January 8, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
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

January 9, 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 9, 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 9, 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 9, 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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Italian Conversation Group

January 9, 2020
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
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 "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 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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

The Game Changers Documentary

January 9, 2020
6:30pm - 8:45pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Wellness
Event Description:
You’re invited to a free screening of the documentary everyone is talking about: The Game Changers hosted by Plant Based Rochester. Executive produced by James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Jackie Chan, The Game Changers follows James Wilks ...

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.

Improv Jam

January 9, 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 "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Storytime at Quarry Hill Nature Center

January 11, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:
Join us at Quarry Hill Nature Center for a special family storytime!  ...

Census 2020 : Take the pledge

January 11, 2020
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Event Description:
Learn about the importance of the 2020 census and take the pledge to participate.  Community leaders will be on hand taking their pledge.   Everyone is encouraged to add their name to the pledge wall. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Make-N-Take: Wheat Weaving

January 11, 2020
2:00pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Creative
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Join wheat weaver, Beth Robbins Keller, for this class in which participants will be weaving wheat to create a woven wall hanging. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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

January 11, 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

January 12, 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

January 13, 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

January 13, 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

January 13, 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.

Plant Based Rochester Meet Up

January 13, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
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 "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 14, 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

January 14, 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

January 14, 2020
5:30pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
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

January 14, 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.

Level Up: School Age Activities

January 14, 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:
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 Potter Book Night 2/11 Meet Spot! 2/18 Cartooning 3/10 Elephant and Piggie Party 3...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Preschool Storytime

January 14, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
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!