• Jun 18-21 Book Sale
    Jun 18-21 Book Sale

    Over 20,000 books, CDs, DVDs for sale in the Rochester Public Library auditorium. Friends-only preview Jun 18.

  • Summer Playlist - Sign Up Now!
    Summer Playlist - Sign Up Now!

    Experience Summer Playlist with Rochester Public Library to read, connect, explore, and discover from June 4 to August 25.

  • Jun 20 Urban Foraging
    Jun 20 Urban Foraging

    Did you know that many of the plants that grow in our yards and gardens are edible? Come learn about urban foraging.

  • Jun 18 Teen Crafternoon
    Jun 18 Teen Crafternoon

    Help us stitch quilt squares created by other teens, or create your own on a topic you are passionate about.

  • Jun 19 Avoiding
    Jun 19 Avoiding "Fake News"

    Fake news - that is news that is deliberately misleading - doesn't seem to be going away. Join us for a discussion how to detect it.

  • SFG: Self Portrait Theme
    SFG: Self Portrait Theme

    The theme of the next Square Foot Gallery exhibition is: Self-portrait. Artists, get your entries in by the July 6th deadline.

Upcoming Events

  • Teen Crafternoon: Social Justice Sewing
    When: Monday, June 18, 2018 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Meeting Room C - 1st Floor
    Help us stitch quilt squares created by other teens, or create your own on a topic you're passionate about. Supplies and instructions will be provided.
  • Friends Preview Sale - RochesterFest Book Sale
    When: Monday, June 18, 2018 - 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium - 1st Floor
    Preview sale for members of Friends of Rochester Public Library
  • No Pressure Book Club
    When: Monday, June 18, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Library Foyer - 1st Floor
    Didn't finish the book club pick? Didn't like it? Can't find a book club to fit you? Then check out the No Pressure Book Club. Read a book of your choosing on a shared theme and meet to discuss.

    For June: a spy novel
  • Improv Jam
    When: Monday, June 18, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Meeting Room B - 2nd Floor
    Join a group of intermediate to advanced improv actors as we develop improv skills through games and exercises.
  • Friends RochesterFest Book Sale
    When: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium - 1st Floor
    Friends of RPL RochesterFest Book Sale
  • BookBike & ArtCart at Kutzky Park
    When: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Visit Rochester Public Library’s amazing BookBike & ArtCart to get started on your Summer Playlist, create incredible art, or check out books & DVDs!

    Find the BookBike & ArtCart near the playground.

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Monday – Thursday 9:30am - 9:00pm

Friday 9:30am - 5:30pm

Saturday 9:30am - 1:30pm

Sunday Closed