Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Improv Jam

August 22, 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.

Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
The August class by be presented by needle felting artist Amarama Vercnocke. Participants will learn the basics of needle felting to create small acorns.  In partnership with the Castle Community, Threshold Arts and Gallery 24,...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Improv Jam

August 29, 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.

Origami Club

September 8, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Group Study Large
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. 

TeenScape Hang Out/Geek Out

September 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.

Glow Dance Party

September 10, 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:

Join us for a glow party with black lights, neon, glow sticks and music.

Disclaimer(s)

Music programmed in partnership with the City of Rochester Music Department and Riverside Concerts.

Make-N-Take: Recycled Paper Cards and Envelopes

September 10, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Group Study Large
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
Create your own greeting cards and envelopes from recycled library book pages to take home and share. Come anytime 6:30-8:30 PM. All supplies included in this free class.  NO Registration required. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Writing Group

September 10, 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...

TeenScape Hang Out/Geek Out

September 16, 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.

Level Up: School Age Activities

September 17, 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/...

Slow Stitch Enthusiasts

September 18, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative, Learning, Wellness
Event Description:
Join us in September as Sandy Evans, owner of All in Stitches in Zumbrota, teaches us how to add a couple of new embroidery stitches to our work. Sandy has a life-long relationship with embroidery and other needle arts with much to share, so she...

Disclaimer(s)

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

TeenScape Hang Out/Geek Out

September 23, 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.

Level Up: School Age Activities

September 24, 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/...

TeenScape Hang Out/Geek Out

September 30, 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.

Level Up: School Age Activities

October 1, 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/...

Origami Club

October 6, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Group Study Large
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. 

TeenScape Hang Out/Geek Out

October 7, 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.

Level Up: School Age Activities

October 8, 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/...

Writing Group

October 8, 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...

TeenScape Hang Out/Geek Out

October 14, 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.

Level Up: School Age Activities

October 15, 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/...

TeenScape Hang Out/Geek Out

October 21, 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.

Level Up: School Age Activities

October 22, 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/...

Make-N-Take: Paper-Tole

October 22, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Ever see beautiful, 3-dimensional pictures made with layers of paper and wondered how to do it? Paper-tole (French for "paper layers") is an ancient craft using up to 8 layers of the same print. Selected pieces are cut, shaped, shaded and glued ...

Disclaimer(s)

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