Congratulations to the Winners of the 2013 Writing Contest!
The winners of the 2013 Youth Writing Contest were announced over the weekend. Congratulations to all of the winners. Writers competed in five different age groups in both Poetry and Short Story categories.
You can read the winning stories and poems online. Thanks to everyone who entered and to everyone who attended the awards ceremony on Saturday.
Library Summer Hours begin this weekend, library closed on Memorial Day, May 27th
The library begins its shortened weekend hours this Saturday, May 25th - the library will be closing at 1:30pm on Saturday, and will be closed all day on Sunday, May 26 and Monday, May 27th for the Memorial Day holiday. The library will have shortened weekend hours until the weekend after Labor Day.
Library internet radio show debuts on May 22nd on COBB radio
Starting on Wednesday, May 22nd at 9:00am, your very own Rochester Public Library will be putting on a weekly internet radio show (called LibRadio) on the local internet radio station COBB radio.
It will make you laugh, it will make you cry, and it will make you shake your head in disbelief. Discover new music, movies, books and more, be amazed by John Hunziker’s reflections on Rochester history, plug your ears for Shouty Librarian’s phone-in show and be astounded by what we come up with next. Your library is awesome and we aren’t afraid to broadcast it!
New programs will be streamed "live" at 9:00am every Wednesday, but shows can also be downloaded as podcasts after they are broadcast. Visit our COBB radio site for more info.
Homeschooling Q&A Panel Discussion on May 22nd
Curious about homeschooling your children? Our panelists, representing a variety of homeschooling methods, will discuss the basics and answer your questions.
Come to the library on Wednesday, May 22nd at 6:00pm in the library auditorium to learn more.
Career Classes on Tuesdays in May at the Library
The staff of the Workforce Development Center will be offering a variety of Job-seeking classes on Tuesday afternoons at the library.
Classes are held at 1:30pm-2:30pm on Tuesdays. Upcoming classes include: Goal Setting (May 21) and Crossing the Bridge of Hope from the Social World to the Business World (May 28).
There will also be drop-in time for career counseling on Tuesdays from 2:30pm-3:30pm.
Check the events calendar or call us at 507.328.2309 for more details
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