Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Digital Drop In

February 11, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
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.

Tai Chi Chih for beginners

February 11, 2019
3:00pm - 3:45pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
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.

TeenScape Mondays

February 11, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Teenscape
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Creative, Social Gathering
Event Description:
 Play games, make art, color, build a puzzle - something different is happening every Monday! ...

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

Cafe Fuzz

February 11, 2019
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.

Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative, Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Use FB ads to increase your WordPress blog's readership and reach February focuses on building your business by using FaceBook Ads to attract new people to your website, and so to your services or products. You must already have a FaceBook pa...

Homework Help

February 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!

Movies You Must See Before You Die - Airplane!

February 11, 2019
6:30pm - 9:00pm
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. Airplane! - In ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

BookBike at Bravo Espresso

February 12, 2019
8:00am - 10:00am
Library Branch: BookBike/ArtCart
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Visit the BookBike at Bravo Espresso in University Square (111 S. Broadway) to pick up a book, get a library card, or chat with library staff.  ...

Digital Drop In

February 12, 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.

Cuentos y Canciones

February 12, 2019
5:30pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Social Gathering, 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...

Homework Help

February 12, 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!

Family Dance Party

February 12, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

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

Writing Group

February 12, 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...

Preschool Storytime

February 13, 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, fingerplays, early literacy activities, and fun for you and your 3-5 year-old child!

Sustainability Series: Lunch and Learn

February 13, 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. ...

Yoga for Beginners

February 13, 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.

Nonfiction Book Club

February 13, 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 "Alexander Hamilton," by Ron Chernow.  ...

Digital Drop In

February 13, 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

February 13, 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! ...

MyFreeTaxes - online filing assistance

February 13, 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. ...

iFilms - I am not a witch

February 13, 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. I AM NOT A WITCH Following a banal incident in her local village, 8-year old girl Shula is accused of witchcraft. After a short trial she is found guilty, tak...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Homework Help

February 13, 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!

Make-N-Take: Watercolor Greeting Cards

February 13, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Description:
Join us to paint watercolor cards to be used for a variety of occasions. We will work two cards with designs ready to go and one blank for your artistic idea. All paints, cards and miscellaneous supplies will be provided. No painting or drawing exper...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Spanish Conversation Group

February 13, 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.  ...