Upcoming Events

  • Friends Rochesterfest Book Sale
    06/27/2019 @ 9:30am - 6:00pm Auditorium Main Branch

    This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Rochester Public Library.

    Come shop for used books at great prices!  Nonfiction and fiction for all ages. 

  • BookBike & ArtCart at Slatterly Park
    06/27/2019 @ 1:00pm - 2:00pm BookBike/ArtCart

    Visit Rochester Public Library’s amazing BookBike & ArtCart to get started on your Summer Playlist, create incredible art, or check out books & DVDs!

  • Digital Drop In
    06/27/2019 @ 1:00pm - 2:30pm Computer Lab Main Branch

    Librarians are available to answer BASIC questions about computers (e-mail, internet, digital photos, etc.), smart phones, tablets and library eBooks. They may also give assistance with online job applications or starting a resume. No signup needed for attending this class.

  • q club
    06/27/2019 @ 4:00pm - 5:30pm Meeting Room A Main Branch

    These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

  • Italian Conversation Group
    06/27/2019 @ 5:30pm - 7:00pm Group Study Large Main Branch

    Practice your Italian conversation skills with other Italian language learners.  Best for those at an intermediate level.  

  • Film Stonewall: Where Pride Began
    06/27/2019 @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm Meeting Room C Main Branch


    Friday June 28th, 2019 marks the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.   This event was a catalyst for the Gay Pride movement.  Join us for this is a moving and powerful film based on the true events that led to the birth of the modern gay rights movement.

    In this fictional dramatization, a gay runaway in the 1960s finds a sympathetic community at the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in Greenwich Village. In time, harassment from the police galvanizes his political conscience.

    This film is rated R and is intended for mature audiences.   

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Summer Hours 

Monday – Thursday 9:30am - 9:00pm

Friday 9:30am - 5:30pm

Saturday 9:30am - 1:30pm

Sunday - Closed