Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Senior Advocate available

April 15, 2020
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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sustainability Series: Lunch and Learn

April 15, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning, Performances/Presentations
Event Description:
Join the Energy and Sustainability director of Destination Medical Center Economic Development Agency, Kevin Bright, for a monthly meeting to learn about a variety of sustainability topics. ...
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

Teen Hang Out, Geek Out

April 15, 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.

Rochester Public Library Board Meeting

April 15, 2020
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults
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.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

MyFreeTaxes - online filing assistance

April 15, 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

April 15, 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 "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Baby Time

April 16, 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

April 16, 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

April 16, 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). ...

Homeschool Project Fair

April 16, 2020
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Event Description:
Homeschoolers of all ages are invited to come share about any topic of their choosing. There will be space available for trifold posters, but such displays are not required. This is a relaxed opportunity for students to talk to others about...
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

q club

April 16, 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

April 16, 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 "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

April 16, 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 "Adults" group.

BioEthics at the Cinema

April 16, 2020
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Offsite
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning, Performances/Presentations
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "School Age (grades K-6)" group.

Bookworms Homeschool Book Club

April 17, 2020
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, School Age (grades K-6)
Event Description:
Join us for a book discussion followed by some fun activities based on the book. This program is aimed at homeschooled kids ages 5 to 10. Younger siblings are welcome to tag along. September:  Igraine The Brave by Cornelia Funke October: T...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (grades 4-6)" group.

What's Your Genre? Homeschool Book Club

April 17, 2020
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Youth, Tweens (grades 4-6)
Event Description:
What's Your Genre? is a homeschooling book club for ages 10 and above that meets once a month throughout the school year.  We welcome you to join us for book discussion and activities.   September: The Scavengers by Michael Perry ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Fun: Dance Party

April 18, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families
Program Type: Social Gathering
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

Transforming Families CANCELLED

April 18, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families, Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

Transforming Families is a community where transgender, gender non-conforming, and questioning youth and their families come together to support each other in a safe, welcoming space. Families meet other families to share, talk, and hang out. We're here to listen to each other's stories, exchange resources, build community, and have fun!

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

The Landing MN's Saturday Supper

April 18, 2020
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
The Landing MN, Inc. and its volunteers provide a meal for those facing homelessness through their Saturday Supper event. Join The Landing MN as they distribute supper, snacks, shoes, and other items to friends in need. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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

Teen Hang Out, Geek Out

April 20, 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 "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

April 20, 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 "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

April 21, 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.

Plain Readers

April 21, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join us for a book club focusing on books written by Minnesotan and Midwestern authors. For April we'll be reading North Country: the Making of Minnesota by Mary Lethert Wingerd. ...
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

April 21, 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.

Dance Party

April 21, 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 "Adults" group.

Night Owls Book Club

April 21, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
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: Never Have I Ever by Joshilyn Jackson ...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Preschool Storytime

April 22, 2020
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!