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Toward a More Perfect Union - Constitution Day Sept 17th

Celebrate Constitution Day by learning more about this groundbreaking document on Wednesday, September 17th at 6:30pm in the library auditorium. "Toward a More Perfect Union" harnesses the power of conversation to explore the most basic yet profound questions of our contemporary democracy. Through locally shaped, facilitated dialogues in communities throughout our state, Minnesotans of diverse backgrounds and experiences will explore the Constitution as a living document in their lives.


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

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


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.


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.


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