At the Rochester Public Library we strive to provide a variety of programs to meet the needs and interests of our patrons. Click HERE to see our Winter 2021/2022 newsletter. Please contact the Library if you have any questions.

DIY Plant Starters

Saturday | 10:00 a.m.

During this program, we will be starting plants in recycled K-cups. Come dressed to get dirty. Weather permitting we will be outside.

Narnia Trivia

Saturday | 10:00 a.m.

Do you love Narnia? Well, this is your chance to show us how much you know. Each family will make a team. Let’s crawl through the wardrobe and see how much you remember.

Worm Composting

Saturday | 10:00 a.m.

We will be learning about worm composting as we start our very own worm farm in our children’s garden.

The Medicine Woman

Design a Digging Tool

Tuesday | 4:00 p.m.

During the spring we will be offering a series called
The Great Stone Age STEM Challenge. This
challenge will have the students figure out how to
survive after their cave was destroyed by an

For this challenge, students will plan, design, and build a tool that can scoop and lift dirt.

Concepts: linear measurement, volume, force, and motion, simple machines.

The Gatherer

Weave a Basket

Tuesday | 4:00 p.m.

For this challenge, students will plan, design, and build a basket that will hold weight.

Concepts: linear measurement, capacity

The Hunter

Build a Bow and Arrow

Tuesday |4:00 p.m.

For this challenge, students will plan, design, and build a working bow and arrow. 

Concepts: force and motion, linear measurement, potential energy


Moving West

Thursday | 1:00 p.m.

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This homeschool series will focus on adventurous people who took on the western movement and changed the face of America. These pockets will be bound and engaging. Your child will love showing off what they have learned.


The New Frontier

Thursday | 1:00 p.m.

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Exploring the Wilderness

Thursday | 1:00 p.m.

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Do you have a program you want to offer? Or one you would like to see at the library? Please contact Denise at: