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Library Closed Mon, Sept 1st for Labor Day

The library will be closed all day on Monday, September 1st in observation of the Labor Day holiday. We will be open again on Tuesday, September 2nd at 9:30am.

The library will resume its full weekend hours (Saturdays 9:30am - 5:30pm, Sundays 1:30pm - 5:30pm) on the following weekend of September 6th.


English Conversation Group moves to Thurs night

The English Conversation Group on Wednesday nights will be moving to Thursday nights beginning this September. The first group on the new night will meet on Thursday, September 4th from 7:00pm - 8:30pm in Meeting Room B on the 2nd floor.

The Group welcomes anyone who wants to practice speaking English in a relaxed, informal setting. The group is free and open to the public. No registration required.


Cheryl FinneganCreate "Junk Art" with Artist Cheryl Finnegan Sept 13th & 14th

Kicking off our 2014-2015 Artist in Residence program will be "Junk Artist" Cheryl Finnegan. She will help you create your own junk art mandala, wind chimes or jewelry from found materials in an effort to better reduce, reuse and recyle things into works of art.

Join Cheryl on Saturday, September 13th, 10:00am - 1:00pm and Sunday, September 14th 2:00pm -5:00pm in the Makerspace on the 2nd floor.


Science at the Cinema - Dallas Buyers Club & Dr. Stacey Rizza on Sept 24th

The Library and Rochester Civic Theatre are screening a series of films followed by lively presentations from notable science and technology experts that we're calling "Science at the Cinema". Each film is used as a jumping-off point for a speaker to introduce current research or technological advances in a manner that engages popular culture audiences.

Join us for our first film Dallas Buyers Club at 5:30pm on Wednesday, September 24th at the Rochester Civic Theater (across the street from the library) followed by dinner and a presentation and Q & A with Dr. Stacey Rizza, head of Mayo's HIV Clinic.


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