Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
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This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Tai Chi Chih for beginners

December 3, 2019
4:15pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
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.

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

Yoga for Beginners

December 3, 2019
5:00pm - 5:45pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Conversation Group

December 3, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Group Study Large
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Practice your English in a relaxed, welcoming setting.  For adults with basic English skills. No registration required.   ...
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

December 3, 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! ...
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

December 3, 2019
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! 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

December 3, 2019
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 "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Science Storytime

December 4, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
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.

Digital Drop In

December 4, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
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 "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

December 4, 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! ...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Learning Together Rochester Homeschool Meet Up

December 4, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Families, Adults
Event Description:

Homeschool parents, both experienced and just curious, are invited to attend this meeting of Learning Together Rochester, a secular and inclusive homeschooling group.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

An Hour to Kill

December 4, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Calling all true crime fans, murderinos, and internet sleuths! Join us for a meet up to discuss true crime past and present. ...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Baby Time

December 5, 2019
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

December 5, 2019
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

December 5, 2019
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Digital Drop In

December 5, 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.

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

q club

December 5, 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

December 5, 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

December 5, 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! ...
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genderqueer/ Gender Nonbinary Meet Up

December 5, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

This group, hosted by Southern Minnesota Transgender Support, provides a safe place for nonbinary and genderqueer identified people 18+ who live in southeastern Minnesota to talk, share resources, and build community. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Improv Jam

December 5, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
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 "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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Friends Gift Quality Book & Bake Sale

December 6, 2019
9:30am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families, Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Event Description:
Do some holiday shopping.  Quality used books and baked goodies for sale! ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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.

Ultimate Chess

December 7, 2019
9:30am - 12:00pm
Registration
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, Social Gathering
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
A safe and welcoming place to play chess and receive instruction from a team of experienced chess coaches. Registration recommended.  ...
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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Friends Gift Quality Book & Bake Sale

December 7, 2019
9:30am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families, Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Event Description:
Do some holiday shopping.  Quality used books and baked goodies for sale!  ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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

Make-N-Take: Fabric Color Subtraction

December 7, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Participants will have the opportunity to “subtract” dye from black fabric using common household bleach products. Participants will receive pieces of fabric to try 3 different bleach dying methods.  Once finished the fabric can be used to make ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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

Cribbage Club

December 8, 2019
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Cribbage is a fun, easy to play card game that you can play just about anywhere.  Whether you’re just learning, haven’t played since you were a kid or an experienced player, the club is open to players of all abilities. Cribbage Club will be a g...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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

Digital Drop In

December 9, 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.

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

TeenScape Hang Out/Geek Out

December 9, 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:
Come hang out, play games, draw, or share whatever you geek out on. ...

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.