Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Digital Drop In

May 28, 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.

Literature into Film Book Club

May 28, 2019
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Each month we read a classic work of fiction and/or watch the film adaptation of the novel. Book and Film to be discussed: Enemy at the Gates: the Battle for Stalingrad by William Craig ...

Digital Drop In

May 30, 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.

Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning, Performances/Presentations
Event Description:
Join us for a film series examining the theme of Black History Month 2019, "Black Migrations."  In May, we'll be watching part of PBS's Black in Latin America with Henry Louis Gates Jr. In this series, Professor Gates celebrates t...

Improv Jam

May 30, 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.

Foraging Meet Up

June 1, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Offsite
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join us at Quarry Hill Nature Center to discuss edible plants and foraging.  In the event of bad weather we will meet at the library in Meeting Room B. ...

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.

Digital Drop In

June 3, 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.

Armchair Travelers

June 4, 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: Tigers in Read Weather by Liza Klaussmann ...

Digital Drop In

June 4, 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.

Digital Drop In

June 6, 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.

Library Advocacy Team

June 6, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Are you passionate about your library and the services it provides? Be a part of our Advocacy Team and show your support! ...

Improv Jam

June 6, 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.

Digital Drop In

June 10, 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.

WordPress MeetUp

June 10, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative, Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Meet other local bloggers, designers and developers of WordPress, the Internet's classiest and fastest dynamic content management system. Meetings start with socializing and sharing. We meet on the second Monday of each month. Bring your questions to...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
This film and discussion series hosted by film critic Vernon E. Neal showcases films from the popular book 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die. After watching the film, audience members will be invited to discuss the film. The Thing - In ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Digital Drop In

June 11, 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.

Writing Group

June 11, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative, Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Stuck on your first draft? Not sure about your plot? Let's get together and help each other out. Once a month we will meet to read and critique a member's writing. The goal is to improve our writing in a friendly, supportive environment. This p...

Sustainability Series: Lunch and Learn

June 12, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
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. ...

Nonfiction Book Club

June 12, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Join us for discussions on a wide variety of nonfiction books. This month's book is, "Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis," by J.D. Vance.  ...

Pathways to Decarbonization of Transportation

June 12, 2019
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Civic Center
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Please join the MN Department of Transportation for a public meeting to learn about and provide feedback on Minnesota Pathways to Decarbonizing Transportation. The project is exploring potential strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs)...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Pathways to Decarbonization of Transportation

June 12, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Civic Center
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Performances/Presentations
Event Description:
Please join the MN Department of Transportation for a public meeting to learn about and provide feedback on Minnesota Pathways to Decarbonizing Transportation. The project is exploring potential strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs)...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Digital Drop In

June 13, 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.

Allies and Advocates Training

June 13, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:
Allies & Advocates is a community response program that: 1) nurtures and supports individuals experiencing heightened anxiety, uncertainty, or incidents of hate/bias in this challenging social and cultural climate; 2) provides skills and ta...

Improv Jam

June 13, 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.

Digital Drop In

June 17, 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.

Make-N-Take: Kanzashi Flowers

June 17, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Group Study
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative, Learning
Event Description:
We will learn to make three Kanzashi flowers. Use them to decorate the provided pins or hairbands, or take them home to use as you wish! You will cut 5-8 fabric circles and learn two methods to fold and sew together a flower ...

Disclaimer(s)

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