Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Nonfiction Book Club

April 10, 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, "The Fear Factor: How One Emotion Connects Altruists, Psychopaths, and Everyone In-Between," by Abigail Marsh.   ...

Digital Drop In

April 10, 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.

LEGO® Club

April 10, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (grades K-6)
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
Build your own LEGO® creations using our challenge idea or your imagination. Share your great ideas! ...

BioEthics at the Cinema: Beautiful Boy

April 10, 2019
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Offsite
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performances/Presentations
Event Description:
Join the Mayo Clinic Community Engagement in Research Program for BioEthics at the Cinema, a film series that features films focusing on medical and/or scientific ethics followed by a panel discussion.  In April we'll be watching Beautiful Boy&n...

MyFreeTaxes - online filing assistance

April 10, 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. ...

Drop in for Career Counseling

April 10, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Wellness Corner
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Need help with an application? Resume? Job Search? A career counselor will be available for one-on-one assistance with employment issues. No appointment needed. The Career Corner is on the second floor, in the southwest corner.

iFilms - The Charmer

April 10, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Performances/Presentations
Event Description:
Join us for a monthly film series that showcases international and independent films. "The Charmer" is an intense psychological drama about Esmail, a young Iranian man who is desperately looking to meet women who can secure his stay in Denmark. As...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Homework Help

April 10, 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!

Pridefest Meeting

April 10, 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

April 10, 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.  ...

Author Beverly Lewis

April 11, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Description:
Join bestselling author Beverly Lewis for a book signing and discussion to promote her newest book The Tinderbox. ...

English Conversation Group

April 11, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Event Description:
Practice your English in a relaxed, welcoming setting.  For adults with basic English skills.  No registration required.  ...

Digital Drop In

April 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.

Health Insurance Matters

April 11, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 125
Event Description:
Most people don't understand their health insurance coverage. And many people still don't have health insurance, even though more than half of uninsured Minnesotans would likely qualify for some sort of financial assistance for that coverage. There i...

q club

April 11, 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.

Italian Conversation Group

April 11, 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

April 11, 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!

Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
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...

Improv Jam

April 11, 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.

Senior Wills Clinic

April 12, 2019
9:45am - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Need help with a simple will, power of attorney and/or a healthcare directive? If you qualify as a "low income senior". attend this free legal clinic for help with these important documents.   Attorneys will be available to meet with you an...

The Rose Ensemble: Voices of Angels

April 12, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Event Description:
Join us for a musical presentation by The Rose Ensemble featuring music from their show Voices of Angels: Benedictine and Gregorian Chant and Choral Music from Boroque Italy.  The Rose Ensemble is an internationally-recognized group that br...

Make-N-Take: Shibori Scarf

April 13, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
In this class we will fold, twist and tie a scarf in the traditional Japanese technique known as Shibori to create interesting patterns. We will be using the heartwood of black oak, a native tree found in Iowa, to dye a silk ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Master Gardeners - Tree & Shrub Planting

April 13, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Trees take years to establish and decades before they reach their full potential.  As a landowner, it becomes imperative to properly pant a tree so it achieves this potential.  This class will illustrate some of the problems that can occur ...

Make-N-Take: Shibori Scarf

April 13, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
In this class we will fold, twist and tie a scarf in the traditional Japanese technique known as Shibori to create interesting patterns. We will be using the heartwood of black oak, a native tree found in Iowa, to dye a silk ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Sunday Homework Help

April 14, 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!

Cribbage Club

April 14, 2019
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
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.