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EASEL Art Exhibit at Library Oct 23rd - Dec 3rd

Rochester Public Library is hosting the EASEL (Experience Art in SouthEastern Libraries) traveling art exhibit from October 23th to December 3rd. Visit the 2nd floor of the library right near the top of the stairs/elevator to see over two dozen pieces of art created by local artists from the region. Sponsored by SELCO and SEMVA.

Art pieces include paintings, collage, and three dimensional objects.


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.


Candidate Forums now available for online viewing

If you were unable attend any of this year's Candidate Forums this October, they are available for online viewing.

Head to the City of Rochester Media Center page to see: School Board 5 & 6, Olmsted Sheriff and State Rep. 26A & 26B, County Commissioner District 4

The City Coucil and Mayoral forums are available to watch online at the Library's YouTube site: City Council Ward 3, Mayor, City Council Ward 5


Using Pinterest to Organize Projects Class Nov 3rd

Do you have a holiday party to plan? Do you run a small business that you'd like to promote through photos? Do want to gather your kitchen redecoration ideas?

Sign up to learn how to use Pinterest to help you with projects in this class on Monday, November 3rd at 4:30pm in the Computer Lab on 2nd floor.


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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