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Free Career Assistance at Library On Tuesdays

Every Tuesday Ed Duda offers a free career class at the Library at 1:30pm. Each week's class covers a different topic (check the Events Calendar).

Following the class, there is a drop-in session for career counseling from 2:30pm -3:30pm where he can answer your questions one-on-one.


Candidate Forums this week: School Board & Sheriff Oct 22nd, State Reps & Commissioner Oct 23rd

The Rochester League of Women Voters will be hosting two Candidate Forums this week at the library in the auditorium beginning at 6:15pm: School Board 5 & 6, Olmsted Sheriff on Oct 22nd and State Rep. 26A & 26B, Olmsted County Commissioner on Thursday, Oct 23rd.

Last week's City Coucil and Mayoral forums are available to watch online at the Library's YouTube site: City Council Ward 3 (Nick Campion, Bruce Snyder), Mayor (Ardell Brede, Cindy Maves), City Council Ward 5 (Mark Hickey, Shaun Palmer)


"Making Little Books" Class Oct 27th

Join us on Monday, October 27th at 4:30pm in the Maker Space on second floor to create a handful of little books for gift giving or for your enjoyment. We will have samples, tools and supplies available. If you happen to have these tools, please bring them: bone folder, decorative papers, sturdy threads, hole punching tool, cutting mat and x-acto knife, metal ruler. Sign up now.


Intro to Skype Classes on Nov 5th and Nov 18th

During November you have two chances to learn how to make Skype video/audio calls using your computer/device and an internet connection (or use the Library's free "Skype Lounge").

Our Introduction to Skype class will be held twice, once on Wednesday, November 5th at 10:00am and a second time on Tuesday, November 18th at 3:30pm. You will set up a free Skype account during this class and practice making Skype phone calls. Sign up on our events calendar to reserve your space.


Native American Jewelry Beading class on Nov 5th & 12th

Do you want to learn how to make Native American style jewelry?  William Booth, local jewelry maker, will be here to help you create your own pair of seed bead earrings in this two part class on Wednesday, November 5th & 12th at 6:00pm in the Maker Space on the 2nd floor.


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