Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room
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 "Families" group.
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Stitch In for Warm Up Rochester

March 24, 2020
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: School Age (grades K-6), Tweens (grades 4-6), Families, Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
Bring your own project and hang out, or join us to learn to knit and create cozy items for Warm Up Rochester. Supplies will be provided. We are always collecting hats, gloves, and scarves to give away during the cold weather season. ...
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

March 24, 2020
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
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

March 24, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
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! 1/7 Meet Fly Guy 1/14 Slime 1/21 Games 1/28 Glow Storytime 2/4 Harry Potter Book Night 2/11 Meet Spot! 2/18 Cartooning 3/10 Elephant and Piggie Party 3...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Preschool Storytime

March 24, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
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.

Protecting Your Online Privacy

March 24, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
You may already know some internet safety basics but as the internet becomes more enmeshed in our lives many more questions arise.   Join us to learn about online privacy and how you can secure your data. ...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Celebrate Art Storytime

March 25, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Outreach
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Join us at the Rochester Art Center for an art-themed storytime and then spend time exploring the exhibits. Art Center admission will be free for storytime attendees. Offered in partnership with Rochester Art Center.

This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

Teen Hang Out, Geek Out

March 25, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Creative, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Come hang out, play games, or share whatever you geek out on! ...

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

MyFreeTaxes - online filing assistance

March 25, 2020
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Anyone may use myfreetaxes.com to do online filing for federal and up to 3 state tax forms. It cannot do filing if you have have Schedule C, D, E, (capital gains/losses, etc.) Tax coaches are available to help you answer questions.  You must be ...
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

March 25, 2020
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! ...
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Savvy Social Security Planning

March 25, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 39
Event Description:
This class will help Baby Boomers know how to maximize their retirement income. Get answers to questions like: when to apply for benefits or when it makes sense to delay benefits – and when it does not.  Information will be presented by Nathan T...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Spanish Conversation Group

March 25, 2020
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Practice your Spanish language skills, no matter your level of fluency.  ...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Baby Time

March 26, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5), Families
Program Type: Storytime
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Toddler Time

March 26, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
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

March 26, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
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 "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

q club

March 26, 2020
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

March 26, 2020
5:45pm - 7:15pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Practice your Italian conversation skills with other Italian language learners.  Best for those at an intermediate level.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

NERF Nite!

March 27, 2020
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.
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Family Health Fair

March 28, 2020
10:00am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families, Teens (grades 7-12), Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Stop by for health information, blood pressure checks, good eating tips and more!  Crafts and fun activities for kids and families. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Fun: Tabletop Activities

March 28, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
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.

Check out some super fun tabletop activities in Youth Services! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

You Can Paint, too!

March 28, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Creative
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Come see for yourself how Rita and Paul LeDuc can help you grow your art skills while creating a simple oil landscape painting using both wet-over-dry and wet-in-wet techniques. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

Teen Hang Out, Geek Out

March 30, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Creative, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Come hang out, play games, or share whatever you geek out on! ...

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Connect 4 Gaming

March 30, 2020
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Looking to move beyond Monopoly? Come try out a variety of games each month. All ages are welcome, but some games may be too complex for younger players. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

BookBike at Bravo Espresso

March 31, 2020
11:30am - 1:00pm
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. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Health Checks

March 31, 2020
11:30am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Wellness Corner
Age Group: Youth, Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Literature Into Film Book Club - The Revenant

March 31, 2020
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Description:
Each month we read a classic work of fiction and/or watch the film adaptation of the novel. Book and Film to be discussed: The Revenant by Michael Punke   A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Conversation Group

March 31, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Want to practice your English? Come in and chat with us! ...
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 "Families" group.
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Stitch In for Warm Up Rochester

March 31, 2020
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: School Age (grades K-6), Tweens (grades 4-6), Families, Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
Bring your own project and hang out, or join us to learn to knit and create cozy items for Warm Up Rochester. Supplies will be provided. We are always collecting hats, gloves, and scarves to give away during the cold weather season. ...