Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Homework Help

February 5, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
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!

Harry Potter Book Night

February 5, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families
Program Type: Social Gathering, Storytime
Event Description:
Celebrate Hogwarts School of Witchcraft & Wizardry at our 5th Annual Harry Potter Book Night!  Pick up a Marauder’s Map, check out some classes and get to quidditch practice on time! Costumes encouraged. ...

Science Storytime

February 6, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:
Join us for 30 minutes of stories and fingerplays based on a science theme, with hands-on activities after storytime. Science fun for you and your 3-5 year-old child! ...

Health Screening

February 6, 2019
10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Wellness Corner
Description of Event
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....

Yoga for Beginners

February 6, 2019
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
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.

Digital Drop In

February 6, 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.

Mad Science Club

February 6, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (grades K-6)
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
Join your fellow mad scientists as we transform the auditorium into a laboratory for hands-on science fun! ...

MyFreeTaxes - online filing assistance

February 6, 2019
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
If you made $66,000 or less in 2018, you may file your taxes online for free. Tax coaches are available to help you answer questions.   Presented by AARP and United Way.  Call for an appointment time 507-287-1958. ...

Film: Plant Pure Nation

February 6, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Wellness
Event Description:
The “PlantPure Nation” is a documentary following “Forks Over Knives” to show the challenges of gaining support from political parties to recognize the health benefits of a diet composed primarily of fruits, vegetables and legumes.  Healthy food...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Homework Help

February 6, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
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!

An Hour to Kill

February 6, 2019
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. ...

Digital Drop In

February 7, 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.

Library Advocacy Team

February 7, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Are you passionate about your library and the services it provides? Be a part of our Advocacy Team and show your support! ...

q club

February 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.

Friends Preview WinterFest Book Sale

February 7, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Event Description:
Preview Sale for members of the Friends of Rochester Public Library Come shop for used books at great prices!  Nonfiction and fiction for all ages. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Italian Conversation Group

February 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.   ...

Homework Help

February 7, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
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!

Genderqueer/ Gender Nonbinary Meet Up

February 7, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: 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. 

Improv Jam

February 7, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative, Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:

Join a group of intermediate to advanced improv actors as we develop improv skills through games and exercises.

Friends Winterfest Book Sale

February 8, 2019
9:30am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Event Description:
Come shop for used books at great prices!  Nonfiction and fiction for all ages.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Stuffed Animal Sleepover @ Rochester Art Center

February 8, 2019
4:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Outreach
Age Group: Youth, Families
Event Description:
Wear your pajamas, bring a stuffed friend and listen to a story. Then, tuck your pal into bed and wish them sweet dreams! Come back Saturday morning to pick up your friend and find out about their overnight adventures! All stuffed participants will t...

Friends Winterfest Book Sale

February 9, 2019
9:30am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Event Description:
Come shop for used books at great prices!  Nonfiction and fiction for all ages.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Tabletop Fun

February 9, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Age Group: Youth, Families
Event Description:
Stop by the tabletops in the Youth Services Area for a super fun activity to start your Saturday! ...

Friends Winterfest Book Sale

February 10, 2019
1:30pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Event Description:
Come shop for used books at great prices!  Nonfiction and fiction for all ages.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Sunday Homework Help

February 10, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
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!