• Doctor Who Night Aug 19
    Doctor Who Night Aug 19

    Join fellow Whovians for games, food, and fun! Costumes of your favorite incarnation or otherwise are welcome!

  • Sensory Science Event Aug 15
    Sensory Science Event Aug 15

    Sign up for this special Storytime for children with sensory integration challenges. Fun for all with science-themed songs, books and more!

  • Apply Now for Teen Music Fest!
    Apply Now for Teen Music Fest!

    Teens in grades 7-12--apply for Rochester's first Teen Music Fest by Aug. 14!

  • Skeleton Twins movie Aug 5
    Skeleton Twins movie Aug 5

    Having both coincidentally cheated death on the same day, estranged twins reunite with the possibility of mending their relationship.

  • Free Practice ACT test Aug 7
    Free Practice ACT test Aug 7

    Take a free, proctored practice test before the real thing! Kaplan will provide analyzed results.

Upcoming Events

  • Outreach Worker for the Homeless Available
    When: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    Where: Wellness Corner - 2nd Floor
    Staff from Zumbro Valley Mental Health Center will be available to answer questions and provide information on homelessness, mental health and chemical dependency issues.
  • Summer Fun at the Library: RAD Zoo! Discover Reptiles and Amphibians! 10:00 a.m.
    When: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Where: Auditorium - 1st Floor
    Discover the incredible world of reptiles and amphibians! RAD Zoo presents an exciting and educational program about these amazing creatures. Meet some of the unique reptiles and amphibians that reside at the Reptile & Amphibian Discovery Zoo.
    This program was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


  • BookBike at Soldier's Field Park
    When: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Visit the BookBike at Soldier's Field Park to check out books, get a library card, learn about library events or just to say "Hey, nice bike!".
  • Intro to Photoshop Elements for Teens
    When: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: Computer Lab - 2nd Floor
    Learn how to edit, repair, enhance, and add effects to your digital photos. Feel free to bring your own digital photo to practice with.
  • Computer & eBook Drop-In
    When: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Computer Lab - 2nd Floor
    Bring your computer and eBook reader questions to this drop-in class. Librarians will be there to answer your basic questions about computers (e-mail, internet, digital photos, etc.) and library eBooks. Our computer lab has 10 computers with access to the internet for you to use. Please bring in your own devices (laptops, tablets, eBook readers, smartphones, etc.,) and we will be there to help answer your questions. No signup for this class.
  • World Music Series - House of Waters
    When: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium - 1st Floor
    This innovative, three-person ensemble embraces the multi-layered sounds of the world, ignoring limiting definitions and restrictive genres. Their unique style is a product of intense collaboration between expert musicians who take risks, cross boundaries, and never cease to amaze.

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Library Hours

Monday – Thursday 9:30am - 9:00pm

Friday 9:30am - 5:30pm

Saturday 9:30am - 1:30pm*

Sunday Closed*

*Library is on Summer Weekend hours until Sept 12th