Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Origami Club

April 14, 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. 

Digital Drop In

April 15, 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.

Get Graphic

April 15, 2019
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:
Do you like graphic novels? Drawing? Storytelling?  Hang out, discuss & create something of your own!  ...

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

TeenScape Mondays

April 15, 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.

Homework Help

April 15, 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!

Health Insurance Matters

April 15, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
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...

Get Healthy, Go Vegan!

April 15, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Are you already committed to a vegan or whole foods, plant based lifestyle or do you want to learn more? Meet up with others to talk about recipes, cooking techniques and living a vegan lifestyle.  ...

BookBike at Bravo Espresso

April 16, 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.  ...

Plain Readers

April 16, 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 April: Stillwater by Nicole Helget ...

Digital Drop In

April 16, 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.

English Conversation Group

April 16, 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

April 16, 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 Storytime

April 16, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Stories, songs and fun for you and your family.

Your Decisions Matter!

April 16, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Celebrate National Heathcare Decisions Day by getting information on:    Advanced care directives Ideas for having end of life conversations Local events sponsored by “Community Reflections on Living and Dying” ...

CANCELLED Parents Empower Pride

April 16, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Families, Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

Meet with other parents of LGBTQIA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual) kids to talk about how to support your kids on their journey. Refreshments will be provided.

For more information about Parents Empower Pride meetings, please contact Heather at 328-2339 or hacerro@rplmn.org. ...

Night Owls Book Club

April 16, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
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: Slaughterhouse-five by Kurt Vonnegut ...

Preschool Storytime

April 17, 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!

Senior Advocate available

April 17, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
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.

Digital Drop In

April 17, 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.

Rochester Public Library Board Meeting

April 17, 2019
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
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.  ...
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Performances/Presentations
Event Description:
Exploring social issues impacting our community, promoting inclusiveness for a healthy society, providing a stage to showcase the richness of our shared cultural heritage. All events take place at The Civic. Admission is free, reservations requ...

Drop in for Career Counseling

April 17, 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.

Homework Help

April 17, 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!

Plant a Garden for Seed Saving

April 17, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Description:
Get more from your garden than just herbs and vegetables. Go one step further and grow seeds as well. In this class you will learn what kinds of seeds you need to start with, which garden veggies are the easiest for beginners, how the right garden pl...

Disclaimer(s)

This project was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

This is Home: a Refugee Story

April 17, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning, Performances/Presentations
Event Description:
Join us for a showing of the documentary This is Home: a Refugees Story.  The film puts a human face on the global refugee crisis by providing an intimate portrait of four Syrian refugee families arriving in the US and struggling to find their f...

Baby Time

April 18, 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).