What's new at the Library?

Free Career Assistance at Library On Tuesdays

Every Tuesday Ed Duda offers a free career class at the Library at 1:30pm. Each 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.


Sign up to take a free practice ACT test on Oct 18th

Take a free, proctored practice test to help identify your strengths and weaknesses before the real thing! Kaplan will provide analyzed results. Remember to bring two #2 sharpened pencils and an approved calculator. Space is limited. Register online.


Science at the Cinema: Gravity - Oct 18th @ the Civic Theater

Join us at the Rochester Civic Theatre (across the street from the library) for our second installment of Science at the Cinema featuring the film Gravity on Saturday, October 18th at 5:30pm.  After a dinner break (food will be for sale courtesy of Dunn Brothers), there will be a 7:30pm presentation by Dr. Lawrence Steinkraus, Mayo Clinic Division of Preventive, Occupational, and Aerospace Medicine, followed by a Q&A.


Candidate Forums now available online: Mayor, City Council Wards 3 & 5

The Rochester League of Women Voters hosted a Candidate Forum on Wednesday, October 15th at the library. Videos of the three Forums are now available to view on our YouTube Channel:

There will be two forums next week: School Board 5 & 6, Olmsted Sheriff on Oct 22nd and State Rep. 26A & 26B, Olmsted Commissioner on Oct 23rd.


Intro to Photoshop Classes on Oct 21, 28, & Nov 4

Learn how to edit, repair, enhance, and add effects to your digital photos using Photoshop Elements 11 in this series of three classes on Tuesday afternoons from 3:30pm - 5:00pm.

Part One (Oct 21st) will introduce you to the basic functions of Photoshop Elements. Part Two (Oct 28th) will look at some more advanced tools to use on your photos. Part Three (Nov 4) will explore layers and the more advanced functions of Photoshop. Call us at 507.328.3209 or visit our events calendar to reserve your place.


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