Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Baby Time

February 14, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Bring in your baby for rhymes, songs and stories just right for the little ones (birth to 18 months).

Toddler Time

February 14, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:
Special stories and songs for active toddlers (ages 18 months to 3 years).

Toddler Time

February 14, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:
Special stories and songs for active toddlers (ages 18 months to 3 years).

English Conversation Group

February 14, 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

February 14, 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.

q club

February 14, 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

February 14, 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 14, 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!

Improv Jam

February 14, 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.

What's Your Genre Homeschool Book Club

February 15, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Youth, Tweens (grades 4-6)
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
What's Your Genre? is a homeschooling book club for ages 10 and above that meets once a month throughout the school year.  We welcome you to join us for book discussion and activities.   September: The House with the Clock in i...

Bookworms Homeschool Book Club

February 15, 2019
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, School Age (grades K-6)
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Bookworms is a homeschooling book club for ages nine and under that meets once a month throughout the school year. We welcome you to join us for book discussion and activities   September: The Trumpet of the Swan by E.B. White Oc...

Transforming Families

February 16, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families, Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

Transforming Families is a community where transgender, gender non-conforming, and questioning youth and their families come together to support each other in a safe, welcoming space. Families meet other families to share, talk, and hang out. We're here to listen to each other's stories, exchange resources, build community, and have fun!

Writing a Memory Poem

February 16, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
Memories are snapshot photos in an album.  They crop up without introductions, last for a moment, and end without carefully plotted conclusions. Poetry is the perfect way to hold them up and take a good look.  Poems can deal with the see...

Author C. H. Armstrong

February 17, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Performances/Presentations
Event Description:
Visit with local author C.H. Armstrong as she introduces her newest novel, ROAM, set in Rochester and inspired by the community! ...

Origami Club

February 17, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Group Study
Age Group: School Age (grades K-6), Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative, Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:

Anyone interested in the traditional Japanese art of paper folding is invited to meet for 1 hour each month. Whether you are a beginner or a master folder, all are welcome. 

BookBike at Bravo Espresso

February 19, 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.  ...

Health Screening

February 19, 2019
11:30am - 3:30pm
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....

Plain Readers

February 19, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join us for a book club focusing on books written by Minnesotan and Midwestern authors. For February: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng ...

Digital Drop In

February 19, 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.

Chess Club

February 19, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Tweens (grades 4-6), Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

Anyone age 9 or older, interested in playing chess is invited to meet each week with club host Nestor Yañez Gutierrez. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced player, all are welcome.

Senior Social Hour

February 19, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Are you 50+ and looking for new people to socialize with? Join us at Senior Social Hour for coffee, conversation, cards, and more!   Formerly Senior Speed-Friending ...

English Conversation Group

February 19, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Group Study Large
Age Group: Adults
Event Description:
Practice your English skills in an informal and friendly session.  Best for individuals with a basic level of skill. ...

Homework Help

February 19, 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!