Welcome to the Rochester Public Library!
208 W. Spring Street
PO Box 245
Rochester, WI 53167
(262) 534-3533
Fax (262) 534-3531



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Quilling February 21, 2016

Call the library at 534-3533 to Register!

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Read full digital copies of your favorite magazines on your computer or mobile device!
If you have a library card you have access to ZINIO!   Here is what you do to set up your Zinio account. 
1. Go to the library’s Zinio Collection by clicking on the Zinio logo on the left side of this page.
2. Browse the collection and click on a magazine to check out. 
3. Click on  CREATE AN ACCOUNT. Enter the required information and click SUBMIT.  
4. Once your library collection account is validated, click CONFIRM CHECK OUT.  
5.  Your magazine is now checked out and available to read online with your PC/Mac.

Read your magazines - Online using the browser on your computer or install the "Zinio for Libraries Reader App" on your tablet or mobile device.  
Visit your device's app store to download and install the free "Zinio for Libraries Reader App".  
After checking out a magazine using your Web browser, open the "Zinio for Libraries Reader App" and log in using the same email and password used to check out the magazines.  Your checked-out magazine collection will load. 

Please visit our library's Zinio web page to view the FAQs, How-to Video and Users Guide for more information.

Here is a short list of titles available ~
Better Homes & Gardens, Country Living, Family Circle, Every Day With Rachael Ray, Eating Well, Food Network, Martha Stewart Living, Oprah, Organic Life, Taste of Home, Weight Watchers.
ESPN - the Magazine, Field & Stream, Handyman, Golf, Men's Health, Motor Trend
Health & Fitness, Consumer Reports, National Geographic.
There are many, many more!  Take time to check out all of the amazing titles available ~ all at no cost to you!

Maker Space Sundays

You are invited to  join your fellow artists/crafters to work on your current projects each Sunday. 


Tax Time is Approaching!


Visit our "Resources" page on this website to
visit the IRS and Wisconsin Dept. of Revenue 
pages to download your forms.

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Childrens Story Time


Parents & Caregivers ~ Don't forget our fabulous playroom is open for lay after story time programs.  We have many activities for children to exercise their bodies and their imagination.

Preschool Story Time  10:30 – 11:15 am
Join us for a program designed for kids ages 3 - 5.  Choose Monday or Tuesday morning for stories, songs, activities, finger plays and a craft project with a different theme each week.  

Monday                                        Tuesday

February  15, 22, 29                     February   16, 23

March 7, 14, 21                             March 1, 8, 15, 22

April 4, 11, 18, 25                         April 5, 12, 19, 26

Tiny Tots Lapsit Story Time - 10:30 - 10:50 am

This is a program for children age birth to 3 and their parent or caregiver 

that includes stories, music, movement and open playtime.


Beginning in January 2016, Lapsit Story Time will be held every Wednesday.
February 17. 24
March 2, 9, 16, 23
April 6, 13, 20, 27

ABC Afternoons

ABC Afternoons is an early literacy and kindergarten readiness program for 4 and 5 year old children.  This program includes stories and activities relating to a different letter of the alphabet each week.  Class size is limited and registration is required.  This program is held on Tuesday afternoons from 1:15 to 2:15 pm during the school year.

February 16, 23




Summer Hours
(May 1 - Sept 30th)
9:30 am - 7:30 pm
9:30 am -1:00 pm 
Friday and Sunday

Winter Hours
(Oct. 1 - Apr 30th)
9:30 am - 7:30 pm
9:30 am - 3:00 pm 
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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