Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Family Storytime

February 19, 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.

Night Owls Book Club

February 19, 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: Burial Rites by Hannah Kent ...

Parents Empower Pride

February 19, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
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.

Preschool Storytime

February 20, 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!

Yoga for Beginners

February 20, 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.

Digital Drop In

February 20, 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.

Art Club

February 20, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (grades K-6)
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
Come to Art Club to try out creative supplies and techniques ...

Rochester Public Library Board Meeting

February 20, 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...

MyFreeTaxes - online filing assistance

February 20, 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. ...

Homework Help

February 20, 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!

Youth Vaping: What Adults Need to Know

February 20, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Youth vaping has been deemed an “epidemic” by the FDA and the U.S. Surgeon General. Parents and adults who attend this presentation will learn the risks of youth vaping, current vaping trends, how to prevent youth vaping and have time to ask question...

Baby Time

February 21, 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 21, 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 21, 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).

Digital Drop In

February 21, 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 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.

Italian Conversation Group

February 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.   ...

Homework Help

February 21, 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 21, 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.

Seed Library Open House

February 23, 2019
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families, Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Celebrate the grand opening of the Seed Library!  ...

Sunday Homework Help

February 24, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
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!

Digital Drop In

February 25, 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.

Mystery Book Club

February 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 all read Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood. ...

Tai Chi Chih for beginners

February 25, 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 25, 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.