Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

ADHD Support Group

February 28, 2019
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Educational presentations on ADHD topics and a time for sharing about experiences.   ...

Making Rochester Accessible

March 2, 2019
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
A day to discuss and discover ways to make our community accessible to all.  Presented in partnership with SEMCIL, Maxability, Regional 10 Quality Council,DC, and Rochester Area Brain Injury Community Committee. . Additional information: click ...

Oil Painting a Landscape Sky

March 2, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Paul and Rita Leduc return for a mini oil painting workshop.  This is another opportunity to acquire, review, and practice more of the essential skills of visual art with oil painting.  The class will include segments of verbal and visual i...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Seed Library Grand Opening

March 2, 2019
1:30pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families, Adults, Seniors
Event Description:
Celebrate the grand opening of the Seed Library!  Check out seeds from the Seed Library and learn more about gardening resources in the community. ...

Foraging Meet Up

March 2, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Description:
Join us at Quarry Hill Park and Nature Center for a walk while we identify edible plants and discuss foraging. ...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Make-N-Take: Paper Wreath

March 3, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Description:
Join Brittany Strelow to prepare and assemble a beautiful spring wreath that can be used to decorate your  front door, home or office.  This class is limited to 15 people so attention may be given to each participant.  Reg...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Sunday Homework Help

March 3, 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!

Origami Club

March 3, 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

March 4, 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.

Tai Chi Chih for beginners

March 4, 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.

Get Graphic

March 4, 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.

Homework Help

March 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!

BookBike at Bravo Espresso

March 5, 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.  ...

Armchair Travelers

March 5, 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 to discuss a best-selling book that will transport you to a different place or time. Book to be discussed: Love With a Chance of Drowning by Torre DeRoche ...

Digital Drop In

March 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.

Chess Club

March 5, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Tweens (grades 4-6), Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

Anyone age 9 or older, interested in playing chess is invited to meet each week with club host Nestor Yañez Gutierrez. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced player, all are welcome.

English Conversation Group

March 5, 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

March 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!

Family Storytime

March 5, 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.

Science Storytime

March 6, 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 and fingerplays based on a science theme, with hands-on activities after storytime. Science fun for you and your 3-5 year-old child! ...

Yoga for Beginners

March 6, 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

March 6, 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.

Mad Science Club

March 6, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (grades K-6)
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
Join your fellow mad scientists as we transform the auditorium into a laboratory for hands-on science fun! ...

MyFreeTaxes - online filing assistance

March 6, 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. ...

Introduction to lifestyle medicine resources

March 6, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Wellness
Event Description:
Short previews of movies about lifestyle medicine and plant based cooking that can tackle the causes of most common chronic conditions will be shown and discussed.  Healthy food samples and a simple cooking demonstration will be offered pri...

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.