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Library Hours

Mon, Tue & Thu:
9 AM to 8 PM

Wed, Fri & Sat:
9 AM to 5 PM

Sunday
1 PM to 5 PM

Closed Federal &
State Holidays


Book Stop Hours

Tues - Fri: 
10 AM to 1 PM

Saturday:
10 AM to 4 PM 

 


 


Welcome to the Rockland Public Library

Upcoming Closures: The Library will be closed on Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28 for Thanksgiving. No items are due these days.

News

Saturday, November 22, at 2PM

Play: Oliver Twist for Families

Presented by The Hampstead Stage Company, Center Barnstead, NH
This Dickens’ classic is about a young orphan, Oliver, who overcomes great hardships in Victorian London.  It is a coming of age tale about survival and friendship.   Oliver Twist has humor and pathos that guarantee to both educate and entertain. Hampstead Stage Company’s interactive educational tours are performed by two professional actors, each playing multiple roles.
 

Saturday, November 29
Holiday Inns Tour and Festival of Trees

In addition to the three Historic Inns of Rockland, this year’s tour will feature Winding Way B&B & Art Gallery as well as the newly remodeled Captain Lindsey House Inn. A festival of trees will follow the tour, with tabletop trees decorated by area businesses for auction at the library. The tour will take place from 1 – 4 pm and the silent auction with complimentary refreshments and baked goods will follow at the Library from 4 – 4:30 pm. Tickets to the Holiday House Tour are $10 per adult and free for children under 12. Tickets can be purchased at the Library in advance or at any of the participating inns and the library the day of the event. All proceeds will be donated to the Friends of the Rockland Public Library.


Until the End of December
World Kindness Food Drive

Join us in celebrating World Kindness Day by bringing in non-perishable foods for the AIO Food Pantry and helping out neighbors in need. For non-perishable food items, most needed are: canned fish or meat products (protein food), soup, fruit and fruit juices, evaporated milk and powdered milk and cereals. Also needed: soap – dish washing and personal, tooth brushes and other basic toiletries.  Food Drive will last through the end of December.


 Let's Draw November Themes!
Children's Drawing Classes

Tuesdays at 4:00 PM in the Community Room. This ongoing series of free weekly drawing workshops are for children 6 and up and  are sponsored by  Wendy & Keith Wellin and hosted by the Friends of the Rockland Public Library.  Children will explore such motifs as woodland animals; Native American designs, lodging, hunting, and game; and foods and family gatherings. Materials will be provided for this program.


Mondays at 11:00 AM
Adult Drawing Classe
s

Artist Catinka Knoth leads participants in working with colored pencils and crayons to create their own colored drawings of woodland animals and November themes. Free of charge and open to the general public, with materials supplied; Each week is a different motif, as follows: 11/03 Deer, 11/10 No class, 11/17 Woodland animals,  & 11/24 Wild turkeys & pheasants.

 

Programs & Events

Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, November 18, 2014 4:00 PM
Let's Draw Native American Designs and Motifs!
Crafting for the Holiday Season / Tuesday, November 18, 2014 4:00 PM
Crafting for the Holiday Season
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, November 19, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Rockland Rhythm Masters / Thursday, November 20, 2014 4:30 PM
Rockland Rhythm Masters
Camden Conference Talk: Professor Paul Holman / Thursday, November 20, 2014 6:00 PM
Camden Conference Talk: Russia and America in the Arctic
Baby Storytime / Friday, November 21, 2014 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Play: Oliver Twist for Families / Saturday, November 22, 2014 2:00 PM
Oliver Twist for Families
NaNoWriMo for Teens and Tweens / Sunday, November 23, 2014 2:00 PM
NaNoWriMo for Teens And Tweens
Adult Art Workshop / Monday, November 24, 2014 11:00 AM
Adult Art Workshop: Wild turkeys & pheasants
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, November 25, 2014 4:00 PM
Let's Draw Turkeys, a Pilgrim Feast, and a Cornucopia for Thanksgiving!
Crafting for the Holiday Season / Tuesday, November 25, 2014 4:00 PM
Crafting for the Holiday Season
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, November 26, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
NaNoWriMo for Teens and Tweens / Sunday, November 30, 2014 2:00 PM
NaNoWriMo for Teens and Tweens
Storytime & Crafts / Wednesday, December 03, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime & Crafts
Rockland Rhythm Masters / Thursday, December 04, 2014 4:30 PM
Rockland Rhythm Masters
Camden Conference Discussion: Russia’s Economy / Thursday, December 04, 2014 6:00 PM
Camden Conference Discussion: Russia's Economy
Baby Storytime / Friday, December 05, 2014 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Craft Afternoons in the Children's Room / Friday, December 05, 2014 3:30 PM
Craft Afternoons in the Children's Room
Storytime & Craft / Saturday, December 06, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Storytime & Crafts / Wednesday, December 10, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime and Crafts
Rockland Rhythm Masters / Thursday, December 11, 2014 4:30 PM
Rockland Rhythm Masters
Baby Storytime / Friday, December 12, 2014 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Holiday Craft Afternoons in the Children's Room / Friday, December 12, 2014 3:30 PM
Craft Afternoons in the Children's Room
Storytime & Crafts / Saturday, December 13, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime & Crafts
Rockland Rhythm Masters / Thursday, December 18, 2014 4:30 PM
Rockland Rhythm Masters
Baby Storytime / Friday, December 19, 2014 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Holiday Craft Afternoons in the Children's Room / Friday, December 19, 2014 3:30 PM
Craft Afternoons in the Children's Room
Holiday Craft Afternoons in the Children's Room / Friday, December 26, 2014 3:30 PM
Craft Afternoons in the Children's Room

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