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Harry Potter Book Night Feb 5th!

Celebrate the first-ever Harry Potter Book night on with RPL's Teen Library Council on Thursday, February 5th beginning at 6:30pm!

Get your acceptance letter to Hogwarts, practice your Quidditch skills and more. Costumes encouraged.


Planning to SucceedGive your input for the Rochester 2040 Comprehensive Plan

Rochester is a growing community and that growth is anticipated to continue. Growth and change presents both opportunities and challenges. The City of Rochester is seeking input for the Rochester Comprehensive Plan 2040. Please visit the online survey to provide your input.

To find out more about Planning 2 Succeed, to learn about how you can be part of the process, visit the City of Rochester's P2S webpage.


MnSure Enrollment assistance on Weekends at Library

A certified MnSure Navigator will be available to answer questions, review health care coverage options, and assist with health care coverage enrollment on Saturdays (10:00am - 3:00pm) and Sundays (1:30pm -4:30pm) from now until February 15th. Stop by the 2nd floor computer lab for assistance.


Faith Talk Show Feb 4th - "Names and Languages"

Join Rabbi Werner and Regina Mustafa for the third interfaith dialogue presented by CIDI (Community Interfaith Dialogue on Islam).

A Muslim host and non-Muslim guest talk faith in a relaxed "talk show" atmosphere. Past episodes are available to view online on the library's media page under "Community Forums".


WinterFest Auditorium Book Sale Feb 5th - 8th

Only the library auditoirum could hold all of the books available at the WinterFest Book Sale. Deals include hardcover books for $2.00, paperbacks for $1.00, and kids' books and non-print items for $0.50. Cut your hibernation short and get in on the the savings and support the Library!

Feb. 5, Thursday, Friends Preview (Friends Members Only) 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Feb. 6, Friday, 9:30am - 5:00 pm
Feb. 7, Saturday, 9:30am - 5:00pm
Feb. 8, Sunday, 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Payment by cash, check or credit card.


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