• Customer Experience Survey
    Customer Experience Survey

    Help us to improve the library by taking a short survey to let us know more about your experience using the Rochester Public Library.

  • Apr 25 I Am Jane Doe Documentary
    Apr 25 I Am Jane Doe Documentary

    This documentary shows how a group of mothers, after rescuing their daughters, filed lawsuits against Backpage.com.

  • Apr 24 Mo Willems Party
    Apr 24 Mo Willems Party

    Join us as we celebrate Pigeon, Knufflebunny and all the books of Mo Willems with activities and a special visit from Elephant and Piggie!

  • Call for Local Artists - All Ages
    Call for Local Artists - All Ages

    Submit art for the upcoming BLUE show. Follow the link for more information and the entry form. Entry deadline is May 3rd.

  • Apr 25 Finding Grant Money
    Apr 25 Finding Grant Money

    Learn how to use the Foundation Directory to find funders that would be a good fit for your project.

  • Apr 28 Author James Donadio
    Apr 28 Author James Donadio

    James Donadio will discuss his book "From Mayo Clinic to Vietnam" about his service as a field doctor in the Vietnam War.

Upcoming Events

  • Preschool Storytime with Elephant & Piggie
    When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Where: Auditorium - 1st Floor
    Stories, and songs with superstar special guests Elephant and Piggie!
  • Homeless Outreach Worker Available
    When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Wellness Corner - 2nd Floor
    Staff from Zumbro Valley Health Center will be available to answer questions and provide information on homelessness, mental health and chemical dependency issues.
  • Computer & eBook Drop-In
    When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Computer Lab - 2nd Floor
    Bring your computer and eBook reader questions to this drop-in class. Librarians will be there to answer your basic questions about computers (e-mail, internet, digital photos, etc.) and library eBooks. Our computer lab has 10 computers with access to the internet for you to use. Please bring in your own devices (laptops, tablets, eBook readers, smartphones, etc.,) and we will be there to help answer your questions. No signup for this class.
  • Build It Club
    When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium - 1st Floor
    Work with all kinds of materials to bring your imagination to life!
  • Drop In for Career Counseling
    When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Where: Wellness Corner - 2nd Floor
    Need help with an application? Resume? Job Search? A career counselor will be available for one-on-one assistance with employment issues. No appointment needed. The Career Corner is on the second floor, in the southwest corner.
  • Finding Grants with the Foundation Directory Online
    When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Where: Computer Lab - 2nd Floor
    There are thousands of potential funders out there, but how do you find those that would be a good fit for your project? Learn how to use the Foundation Directory Online to sift through all those foundations and find the ones that could work for you.

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Library Hours

Monday – Thursday 9:30am - 9:00pm

Friday 9:30am - 5:30pm

Saturday 9:30am - 5:30pm

Sunday 1:30pm - 5:30pm