Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room
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 19, 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 "Youth" group.
This event is in the "School Age (grades K-6)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (grades 4-6)" group.

Level Up: School Age Activities CANCELLED

November 19, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Cancelled
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:
School age students are invited to join us for something new each week! 9/10 - Glow Party 9/17 - Buttons 9/24 - Catapults 10/1 - Slime 10/8 - Hex Bugs 10/15 - Shrinky Dinks 10/22 - Cartooning 10/29 - Addams Family Party 11/...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Preschool Storytime CANCELLED

November 19, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Cancelled
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.

Stop the Bleed

November 19, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
You could save a life! Learn how to identify a victim that is bleeding and how to stop the bleeding until help arrives. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Night Owls Book Club

November 19, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join us each month as we read and discuss a different page-turner that is sure to keep you up all night! Book to be discussed: The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg ...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Preschool Storytime

November 20, 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 "Seniors" group.

Senior Advocate available CANCELLED

November 20, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Wellness Corner
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Wellness
Event Description:

An Olmsted County Senior Advocate, familiar with the long-term care system, will be available to help complete forms, answer questions on medicare, provide assistance to accessing services, and referrals to other agencies.

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

Digital Drop In

November 20, 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.

Rochester Public Library Board Meeting

November 20, 2019
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Board Meeting
Event Description:
Monthly public library board meeting. Open to the public. Agenda and documents will be available to view/download http://rochestercitymn.iqm2.com/citizens/default.aspx 3 days prior to the meeting.  ...
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 20, 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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Description:
This event will be located at the Mayo Civic Center - 30 Civic Center Dr SE, Rochester, MN 55904, SUITE 101 Join us for a bimonthly film series featuring Francophone films provided by the Alliance Francaise.  Lola Pater (2017) ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Slow Stitch Enthusiasts

November 20, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
Join us for a monthly gathering for Slow Stitch enthusiasts! Encourage each other while working on your own projects. Slow Stitching is about enjoying the process, rather than anticipating a deadline or project completion. It encourage...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Baby Time CANCELLED

November 21, 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 21, 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! ...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Toddler Time CANCELLED

November 21, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:
Special stories and songs for active toddlers (ages 18 months to 3 years). ...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Toddler Time CANCELLED

November 21, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:
Special stories and songs for active toddlers (ages 18 months to 3 years). ...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

World Music : LADAMA Mayo Civic Center, Suite 101

November 21, 2019
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Civic Center
Age Group: Families, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative, Performances/Presentations
Event Description:
Ladama is a group of four women, virtuosic musicians, and educators -- Lara Klaus, Daniela Serna, Mafer Bandola and Sara Lucas—each from a different country and culture of the Americas, who are sisters in song, rhythm and spirit. Harnessing music fro...

Disclaimer(s)

Music programmed in partnership with the City of Rochester Music Department and Riverside Concerts.

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

Digital Drop In

November 21, 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 "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

q club

November 21, 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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Italian Conversation Group

November 21, 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.   ...
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 CANCELLED

November 21, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Cancelled
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! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Improv Jam

November 21, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Creative, Learning
Event Description:

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

ADHD Support Group

November 21, 2019
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Offsite
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Educational presentations on ADHD topics and a time for sharing about experiences.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

NERF Battle at the Library

November 22, 2019
5:15pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join us for an 18+, after-hours Nerf Battle at the library.  BYO un-modded Blaster and we’ll provide the ammo.  This is an after-hours event but participants must be in the library before the program begins.     ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Fun: Storytime

November 23, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: Youth, Families
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

Stories, songs and fun for you and your family.

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

Digital Drop In

November 25, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
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.

Mystery Book Club

November 25, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join us for a monthly discussion mystery novels!  Each month we read a mystery of your choice on a shared theme.  This month the group will be discussing a mystery novel by a Wisconsin author.   ...