• Aug 25 & 26 Jane Austen Tea Party
    Aug 25 & 26 Jane Austen Tea Party

    Learn more about Jane Austen and her novels at one of two tea parties - Aug 25 @2pm or Aug 26 @10am.

  • Aug 30 Financing Your Business
    Aug 30 Financing Your Business

    We will cover sources of entrepreneurial funding and financing options available today, including online and traditional sources.

  • Sept 6 Author Jon Lurie
    Sept 6 Author Jon Lurie

    Author Jon Lurie will discuss his book, Canoeing with José, in which he retraced the trip of the classic book "Canoeing with the Cree"

  • Aug 29 Learn Scrapbooking
    Aug 29 Learn Scrapbooking

    Brittany Strelow will be leading everyone as they make two scrapbook pages. Participants can come anytime between 6-8 PM.

  • Aug 30 Elizabeth Berg Event
    Aug 30 Elizabeth Berg Event

    Best-selling author Elizabeth Berg is showing her support for animal adoption at this one-night event.

  • Aug 24 Justice For All Film & Panel
    Aug 24 Justice For All Film & Panel

    Join the MN Dept. of Human Rights to see "Our Rights: Justice for All" celebrating their 50th anniversary. Discussion follows.

Upcoming Events

  • Summer Fun at the Library! Schiffelly Puppets
    When: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Auditorium - 1st Floor
    The Schiffelly Puppets present Cinder-Freckle-Frog-Faced-Ella a wacky fairy tale that is sure to tickle your funny bone!
  • Genealogy One on One Help
    When: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Where: Computer Lab - 2nd Floor
    A librarian will assist you in using our genealogical databases, or refer to other sources of information for finding out more about your ancestors. Call to arrange for a different meeting time.
  • Homeless Outreach Worker Available
    When: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 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, August 23, 2017 - 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.
  • Rochester Independent Filmmakers
    When: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room B - 2nd Floor
    We are the Rochester Filmmakers Community, an open group of independent filmmakers — both aspiring and established — in the Rochester, Minnesota area who meet weekly to share ideas and collaborate on productions.


    Whether you’re a writer, actor, cinematographer, or one of the many other essential roles on a film crew — or if you’re just curious about how things are done behind-the-scenes — you’re encouraged to join us!
  • Spanish Conversation Group
    When: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room A - 1st Floor
    Want to improve your Spanish conversation skills? Drop in, no matter what your skill level, and learn by doing.

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Library Hours

Monday – Thursday 9:30am - 9:00pm

Friday 9:30am - 5:30pm

Saturday 9:30am - 1:30pm

Sunday Closed