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208 W. Spring Street
PO Box 245
Rochester, WI 53167
(262) 534-3533
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Trick or Treat will be held in Rochester on Sunday, November 2 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM

What's Happening @ the Rochester Public Library 

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Intro to Computers

Tuesday, October 21 & Thursday October 23, 6:30-7:30 pm

This two night course will teach you the basics of computer use. You will learn to use a mouse, access the Internet and learn how to set up and access email.  Content will be adjusted depending on class participants.  This is a hands-on class for the beginning computer user with little or no experience. Sign-up is required.

Winter Wreaths

Create your own unique wreath with Jill Jacobs of JJ Floral Wednesday, November 5, 6-8 PM. Save your “naturals” (acorns, seed pods, etc.) and make a wreath that can transition into the holidays. For more details  call the library. Registration is required.

Gentle Yoga

Introduce yourself to the benefits of yoga. This program is designed with the beginner/senior in mind. The 6 week program will be held:

 October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11 from 4-5 PM

Classes are $50.00 for the 6 week session. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Rochester Library and scholarships are available.

Registration and payment in advance is required.

Friends of the Rochester Library Christmas Cookie Sale
It's not too early to start thinking about the Annual Christmas Cookie Sale.  This is a major fund raiser for the library and the proceeds help supplement the purchase of children's material and programming.  Please participate by either offering to bake cookies to be sold, by placing an order to buy cookies or BOTH!
Cookies will be sold in 1 pound packs for $8.00 @
Orders can be place in person at the Rochester Public Library or by calling 534-3533
Orders must be placed by Sunday, December 6 and cookie pickup will be Saturday December 13th
Please call the library at 534-3533 to sign up to bake! 


Childrens Story Time
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.  




October 27

November 3, 10, 17

December 1, 8, 15





October 28

November 4, 11, 18

December 2, 9, 16


ABC Afternoon

Join Mrs. Czuta in this early literacy and kindergarten readiness program that includes stories and activities relating to a different letter of the alphabet each week. Ages 4 & 5.  

1:15 - 2:15 PM (Class beings Promptly!)

October 28

November 4, 11, 18

ABC Afternoons is a program specifically for 4 or 5 year old pre-kindergartners. Our program will present stories, rhymes and activities relating to a different letter of the alphabet each week.  Sandi Czuta, our children's programmer will help your child become familiar with letters and develop an early literacy foundation needed to love books and enjoy reading.  Registration is required and the class size is limited.  

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


November 5

December 10

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

that includes stories, music, movement and open playtime.

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

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

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