Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Improv Jam

February 13, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Creative, Performances/Presentations, Social Gathering
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.

Family Fun: Dance Party

February 15, 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

February 15, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
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 "Adults" group.

Plain Readers

February 18, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
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.   ...
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

February 18, 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.

Level Up: School Age Activities

February 18, 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 "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Preschool Storytime

February 18, 2020
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 "Adults" group.

Night Owls Book Club

February 18, 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: The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor ...
This event is in the "PreK (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Preschool Storytime

February 19, 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!

This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Senior Advocate available

February 19, 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

February 19, 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 "Adults" group.

Rochester Public Library Board Meeting

February 19, 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 "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

February 19, 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

February 20, 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

February 20, 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

February 20, 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). ...
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

q club

February 20, 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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Italian Conversation Group

February 20, 2020
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
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

February 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 "Seniors" group.

Savvy Social Security Planning

February 20, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Description:
This class will help Baby Boomers know how to maximize their retirement income. Get answers to questions like: when to apply for benefits or when it makes sense to delay benefits – and when it does not.  Information will be presented by Nathan T...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Improv Jam

February 20, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Creative, Performances/Presentations, Social Gathering
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Walk with a Doc

February 22, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
This doctor-led group is a fun and safe place to go for a walk, learn about health, and meet new friends. The event is FREE and all are welcome! Walks will be held monthly. Presented in partnership with Lotus Health Foundation. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Fun: Storytime

February 22, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

Stories, songs and fun for you and your family.

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

February 22, 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 "Adults" group.

Mystery Book Club

February 24, 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 monthly discussion mystery novels!  Each month we read a mystery of your choice on a shared theme.  This month the group will be discussing Her Royal Spyness by Rhys Bowen.   ...
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

Teen Hang Out, Geek Out

February 24, 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.