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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 Closure: The Library will be closed on Monday, April 20 for Patriot's Day**

News

Saturday, April 18 at  1:00 PM
Writing Workshop: Finding Subject Matter: Cartoons as Catalysts for Poems--A Workshop with Ellen Goldsmith

What engages us in cartoons? What engages us in poems?  In this hands-on workshop, we will look at some of the roots of the humor in successful cartoons, what interests us, what holds us, what leads to further thinking. Advance registration advised; register at the Reference Desk or call the Library, 594-0310.


Wednesday, April 22 at 2:00 PM
Droplet Dance

Part of The Arts… for Kids and Their Families at the Rockland Public Library series.Join us for this program  choreographed by Molly Gawler. The  performances integrate dance, theater, acrobatics, and weave story and song into colorful threads.


Wednesday April 22 at 3 PM
Fireside Poetry: Community Reads-Favorite Poems

Join us in the Reading Room and read some of your personal favorite poems, those you love to read or had read to you as a child, OR bring poems you have written and would like to share. Children’s poems, nursery rhymes, and fairy tales welcome.  Coffee, tea, and treats will be provided by the Friends of the Library.


Thursday, April 23 at 2:00 PM
What’s In The Trunk?: Creativity

Come and explore  a Science Trunk from the Cornerstones of Science program. This month’s theme: Creativity! Let’s exercise and inspire the creative side of our brains by doing simple activities with everyday items.  Activities include: Exploring Sound, Exploring Art and Exploring Paper.


Thursday, April 23 at 6:00 PM
Film: My Mother’s Castle

(1990)  My Mother's Castle is a sequel to director Yves Robert's earlier My Father's Glory, both based on the childhood recollections of Marcel Pagnol. Like its predecessor, the movie explores the adventures of the young Marcel (Julien Ciamaca) during his summers at the family country home in Provence. 


Programs & Events

Storytime & Crafts / Saturday, April 18, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Crafts
Painting Found Objects / Saturday, April 18, 2015 11:00 AM
Painting Found Objects
Writing Workshop: Finding Subject Matter: Cartoons / Saturday, April 18, 2015 1:00 PM
Writing Workshop: Finding Subject Matter: Cartoons as Catalysts for Poems--A Workshop with Ellen Goldsmith
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, April 21, 2015 4:00 PM
"Let's Draw April Awakenings!": Baby Animals
LEGO™ Club / Tuesday, April 21, 2015 4:15 PM
LEGO™ Club
Talk: A Musical History of Swan’s Island / Tuesday, April 21, 2015 6:30 PM
Talk: A Musical History of Swan’s Island
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, April 22, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Performance: Droplet Dance / Wednesday, April 22, 2015 2:00 PM
Performance: Droplet Dance
Fireside Poetry: Community Reads-Favorite Poems / Wednesday, April 22, 2015 3:00 PM
Fireside Poetry: Community Reads-Favorite & Original Poems
What’s In The Trunk?: Creativity / Thursday, April 23, 2015 2:00 PM
What’s In The Trunk?: Creativity
Film: My Mother’s Castle / Thursday, April 23, 2015 6:00 PM
Film: My Mother’s Castle
Baby Storytime / Friday, April 24, 2015 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Storytime & Craft / Saturday, April 25, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Painting Found Objects, part 2 / Saturday, April 25, 2015 11:00 AM
Painting Found Objects, part 2
Film Screening: The World of Wallace Stevens / Sunday, April 26, 2015 2:00 PM
Film Screening: The World of Wallace Stevens
Adult Art Workshop / Monday, April 27, 2015 11:00 AM
Adult Art Workshop: Spring Flowers - Tulips & Daffodils
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, April 28, 2015 4:00 PM
"Let's Draw April Awakenings!": Spring Peepers, Birds Nests, Spring Flowers
Fireside Poetry Series: Teachers & Staff of RSU 13 / Wednesday, April 29, 2015 3:00 PM
Fireside Poetry Series: Teachers & Staff of RSU 13
A Swarm of Poets / Thursday, April 30, 2015 6:00 PM
Poetry Celebration: A Swarm of Poets

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