What's new at the Library?

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.


Computer and eBook Drop-in Class added on Wednesday afternoons

We have added a Wednesday afternoon Computer and eBook Drop-in class to our already existing Monday and Thursday classes. You now have three opportunites every week to bring your computer and eBook reader questions to the Computer Lab on the 2nd floor:

Mondays: 9:30am -10:30am, Wednesdays: 3:00pm - 5:00pm and Thursdays: 1:00pm - 2:30pm.

Check the Event Calendar for more information. There is no sign-up for these classes, just stop in.


Autumn Book Sale Oct 3rd - 5th (and Oct 2nd preview for members)

Another Autumn, another huge Friends of the Library 3-day Book Sale! Come on Friday, October 3rd  9:30am - 5:00pm, Saturday, October 4th 9:30am - 5:00pm, and Sunday, Oct 5th 1:30pm - 4:00pm to get the best book deals of the Fall.

Hardcover books only $1.50 plus tax, Paperback books $1.00 plus tax, and Children's & non-print only $0.50 plus tax.

Friends' members are invited to a special preview sale on Thursday, October 2nd from 5:00pm - 7:00pm. If you are not yet a Friends' member, you may join by asking at the bookstore, filling out the online form or by calling 507.328.2341.


Facebook Classes October 7th & 14th

Learn how to set up your own free Facebook account and connect with your family and friends online in our Facebook Introduction class on Tuesday, October 7th at 3:30pm.  Once you've set up your Facebook account, learn more about some of the things you can do on Facebook the following week in the Facebook Intermediate class on Tuesday, October 14th at 3:30pm. Call us at 507.328.2309 or visit our events calender online to reserve your space.


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