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Library Hours

Mon, Tue & Thu:
9 AM to 8 PM

Wed, Fri & Sat:
9 AM 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

New Hours: Please note that the Library is no longer open on Sundays. 

Library fees have changed. Please click here for more information.

Upcoming Closure: The Library will be closed on Monday, September 7 for Labor Day.

News

Saturday, September 5 at 3:00 PM
How to Order Almost Any Book or Movie You Want!

Community Room. Learn how to use the Library’s catalog to request items from other libraries across the State. Learn search techniques to find exactly what you’re looking for. Basic computer and internet skills are required. Please bring a laptop or mobile device if you would like to follow along .



Tuesday, September 8 at 6:00 PM
Author Talk & Book Signing: Jim Krosschell~Owls Head Revisited

The town of Owls Head is ordinary, except if you walk through its neighborhoods, along ocean shores and country lanes, undeveloped woods and saltwater marshes, even through a couple of housing developments. Then it  becomes a place many may seek: magically ordinary, a place of beauty and history, contradictions and community. Read more...



Thursday, September 10  at 11:00 AM
Talk: Homeschool Help

With Ed and Kathy Green founders of Homeschoolers of Maine.  Informal talk on homeschooling; Why homeschool?  How to start? Legal requirements?  Bring your questions and meet the homeschool community.  All ages welcome.



Thursday, September 10 at 6:00 PM
Camden Conference Talk: A Glimpse Into The Lives of Women and Girls in Rural, Southwestern Kenya:  My Work With Mpanzi, an illustrated talk

With Diana Coleman. Mpanzi is a small nonprofit organization founded in 2010 that is dedicated to promoting education and preventing violence against women and girls in rural villages of Southwestern Kenya. Mpanzi works in 12 remote rural villages among the Maasai and Kisii ethnic communities. An advocate for women and girls, Diana Coleman is a board member of Mpanzi. Her story, Glimpses of Kenya from a Mzungu Woman is in the Goose River Anthology 2015.


Tuesday, September 15 at 6:30 PM
Historical Society Talk: Kosti Ruohomaa: Photographer Poet

Co-sponsored by the Library and the Rockland Historical Society.

Deanna Bonner Ganter, curator of photographs and art at the Maine State Museum, will share the life of Rockland photographer Kosti Ruohomaa, with pictures. Bonner-Ganter’s newly published book, Kosti Ruohomaa: The Photographer Poet, will be available for purchase and signing  after the event.





Programs & Events

Talk: “Judy Garland: Moments of Magic” / Thursday, September 03, 2015 6:00 PM
Talk: “Judy Garland: Moments of Magic”
Baby Storytime / Friday, September 04, 2015 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Family Storytime / Saturday, September 05, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
How to Order Almost Any Book or Movie You Want! / Saturday, September 05, 2015 3:00 PM
How to Order Almost Any Book or Movie You Want!
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, September 08, 2015 4:00 PM
Let's draw Farm scenes of haying and the fall harvest!
Author Talk & Book Signing: Jim Krosschell / Tuesday, September 08, 2015 6:00 PM
Author Talk & Book Signing: Jim Krosschell
Storytime & Crafts / Wednesday, September 09, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime and Crafts
LEGO™ Club / Wednesday, September 09, 2015 4:15 PM
LEGO™ Club
Talk: Homeschool Help / Thursday, September 10, 2015 11:00 AM
Talk: Homeschool Help
Camden Conference Talk: My Work With Mpanzi / Thursday, September 10, 2015 6:00 PM
Camden Conference Talk: A Glimpse Into The Lives of Women and Girls in Rural, Southwestern Kenya: My Work With Mpanzi, an illustrated talk
Baby Storytime / Friday, September 11, 2015 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Storytime & Craft / Saturday, September 12, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Adult Art Workshop / Monday, September 14, 2015 11:00 AM
Adult Art Workshop: Harjula's barn
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, September 15, 2015 4:00 PM
Let's draw Barnyard animals such as cows, pigs, sheep, chickens, roosters, geese, and ducks!
Historical Society Talk: Kosti Ruohomaa / Tuesday, September 15, 2015 6:30 PM
Historical Society Talk: Kosti Ruohomaa: Photographer Poet
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, September 16, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
CIFF Film Screening: Nanook of the North / Thursday, September 17, 2015 10:00 AM
CIFF Film Screening: Nanook of the North
CIFF Film Screening: The Hunters / Thursday, September 17, 2015 12:00 PM
CIFF Film Screening: The Hunters
CIFF Film Screening: Community of Praise / Thursday, September 17, 2015 2:00 PM
CIFF Film Screening: Community of Praise
Musical Performance: Among Friends / Thursday, September 17, 2015 6:00 PM
Musical Performance: Among Friends
Baby Storytime / Friday, September 18, 2015 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Dr. Seuss Party / Saturday, September 19, 2015 10:30 AM
Dr. Seuss Party
Adult Art Workshop / Monday, September 21, 2015 11:00 AM
Adult Drawing Workshop: A classic Maine farmhouse
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, September 22, 2015 4:00 PM
Let's draw Visits to the apple orchard and apple picking!
LEGO™ Club / Tuesday, September 22, 2015 4:15 PM
LEGO™ Club
An Evening with Maine Poet Laureate Wesley McNair / Tuesday, September 22, 2015 6:00 PM
Wesley McNair: "How I Became a Poet"
Film: I Could Go on Singing / Thursday, September 24, 2015 6:00 PM
Film: I Could Go on Singing
Baby Storytime / Friday, September 25, 2015 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Family Storytime / Saturday, September 26, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Adult Art Workshop / Monday, September 28, 2015 11:00 AM
Adult Art Workshop: St. George Grange

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