Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

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

Storytime at Quarry Hill Nature Center

November 9, 2019
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!  ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Fun: Schiffelly Puppets--Rapunzel

November 9, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Youth, Families
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Rapunzel, Rapunzel Let Down Your Golden…Stair? Or This Isn't a Mother Goose Tale Folks! Enjoy this family friendly parody of the classic fairy tale filled with humor and plenty of audience participation. This event will be held at the Civic...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Civic Center
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Join Islamophobia expert and author Professor Todd Green from Luther College to discuss the release of the second edition of his book Fear of Islam: An Introduction to Islamophobia in the West.  CIDI Executive Director Regina Mustafa will of...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Cribbage Club

November 10, 2019
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Olmsted County Social Workers/ GPS available

November 12, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Wellness Corner
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Social workers available to connect you with community resources and help with accessing services. ...
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Olmsted County Social Workers/ GPS available

November 12, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Wellness Corner
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Social workers available to connect you with community resources and help with accessing services. ...
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 12, 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.

Digital Drop In

November 12, 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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Tai Chi Chih for beginners

November 12, 2019
4:15pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
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.

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

Yoga for Beginners

November 12, 2019
5:00pm - 5:45pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Yoga for beginners is taught by a certified instructor. The class will focus on sun salutations and meditation.  Please bring your own mat.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

Participants will need to sign a liability waiver to participate in the class.

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 12, 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 "Families" group.

Cuentos y Canciones at Riverside Elementary

November 12, 2019
5:30pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Outreach
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

November 12, 2019
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.

Frozen Party

November 12, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
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:
Can't wait for the Frozen Sequel? Let it go and join us for a special Frozen-themed party with activities, crafts, and music! Costumes encouraged. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Writing Group

November 12, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Offsite
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...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Parents Empower Pride CANCELLED

November 12, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Youth, Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

Meet with other parents of LGBTQIA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual) kids to talk about how to support your kids on their journey. 

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

Preschool Storytime

November 13, 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.

Sustainability Series: Lunch and Learn

November 13, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Offsite
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Nonfiction Book Club

November 13, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Join us for discussions on a wide variety of nonfiction books. This month's book is, "These Truths: A History of the United States," by Jill Lepore.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Digital Drop In

November 13, 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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Financial Literacy Workshop

November 13, 2019
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

iFilms- Genèse (Genesis) - cancelled

November 13, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Description:
Join us for a monthly film series that showcases international and independent films. Genèse (2018) Canada  French and English Three teenagers are shaken up by their first loves in the turmoil of their youth. At a time when others ar...

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

November 13, 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 "Adults" group.

Spanish Conversation Group

November 13, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Event Description:
Practice your Spanish language skills, no matter your level of fluency.  ...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Baby Time CANCELLED

November 14, 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 14, 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! ...