• 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.

  • 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.

  • Jun 19 Author J. Lynn Else
    Jun 19 Author J. Lynn Else

    Local author J. Lynn Else will share her new book Descendants of Avalon.

Upcoming Events

  • Library Closed on Sundays
    When: Sunday, June 17, 2018 - All Day
    Library is closed on Sundays From Memorial Day to Labor Day
  • Computer & eBook Drop-In
    When: Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    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.
  • BookBike & ArtCart at Silver Lake Park (Three Links Shelter)
    When: Monday, June 18, 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 Three Links Shelter.
  • 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

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Monday – Thursday 9:30am - 9:00pm

Friday 9:30am - 5:30pm

Saturday 9:30am - 1:30pm

Sunday Closed