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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

10 AM to 1 PM



The Library Advisory Committee meets on the last Monday of each month at 10am in the Library Board Room.


Welcome to the Rockland Public Library

Special *Extra* July Hours at the BookStop: In addition to the regular hours of Mon-Sat from 10 AM-1 PM, the Book Stop will be open one hour before every evening program.

Summer Reading Has Started!
Online summer readers click
HERE to access your account. It's also not too late to sign up!


Free Summer Meals for Kids Now at Rockland Library!

Kids can come and get FREE breakfast and lunch all summer long. Breakfast is served from 9-10 and lunch is served from 12-1. Sponsored by RSU 13, Lovering & Associates, One Community, Many Voices, and USDA Food & Nutrition Service.




Thursday, July 27 at 11:00 AM
Build A Better World- Save the Bees!
Children's Garden Project with Jenn Tyler

Little Green Fingers, gardening club for kids continues this month. Our aim is to encourage children to learn basic gardening skills through crafts and games in our own Children’s Garden located adjacent to the Children’s Room. Jenn Tyler will be back with stories, songs, activities and a bit of honey tasting. Kids will learn how important bees are to our world and what they can do to save them.

Thursday, July 27 at 6:30 PM
Maine Film Premiere: Tribal Justice

In this film, two Native American judges reach back to traditional concepts of justice in order to reduce incarceration rates, foster greater safety for their communities, and create a more positive future for youth. By addressing the root causes of crime, they are modeling restorative systems that are working. Mainstream courts across the country begin to take notice.



Monday, July 31 at 2:30 PM
Rockland Potterfest!

Attention Potterheads! Come celebrate J.K. Rowling and Harry Potter's birthday on the library lawn with wizard themed activities, races, and water games. Dress up or come in your muggle clothes. In case of rain, wizarding activities and games will continue inside the library.


Programs & Events

Adult Art Workshop / Monday, July 17, 2017 11:00 AM
This week: Oriental poppies
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, July 18, 2017 4:00 PM
This week: Let's draw Rockland- landmark scenes of a Maine town!
Film Screening: American Challenge / Tuesday, July 18, 2017 6:00 PM
Featuring long-time Rockland resident Judith Lawson
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, July 19, 2017 10:30 AM
Storytime and craft/coloring
Maker Space at the Library! / Wednesday, July 19, 2017 11:00 AM
with Pam Bryer from the Midcoast STEAM Microschool
Baby Storytime / Thursday, July 20, 2017 10:30 AM
In the Children's room
LEGO™ Club / Thursday, July 20, 2017 4:15 PM
Lego Club now meets every 3RD THURSDAY
Author Talk: Ron Chase / Thursday, July 20, 2017 6:30 PM
with his book The Great Mars Hill Bank Robbery
Build A Better World- Save the Bees! / Saturday, July 22, 2017 11:00 AM
A Children's Garden Club project
Adult Art Workshop / Monday, July 24, 2017 11:00 AM
This week: Rosa rugosa, beach rose scene
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, July 25, 2017 4:00 PM
This week: Let's draw marine mammals!
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, July 26, 2017 10:30 AM
Every Wednesday
Film:Tribal Justice / Thursday, July 27, 2017 6:30 PM
This film is a part of PBS' award-winning documentary series, POV.
Tea & Tots / Saturday, July 29, 2017 10:30 AM
Last Saturday of every month
Adult Art Workshop / Monday, July 31, 2017 11:00 AM
This week: Florals at Marshall Point
Rockland Potterfest! / Monday, July 31, 2017 2:30 PM
Celebrate all things Harry Potter!
Use Astrology to Understand Life's Journey / Tuesday, August 01, 2017 6:30 PM
A Destination Wellness presentation
Storytime & Crafts / Wednesday, August 02, 2017 10:30 AM
Hear some stories and color or do crafts
Baby Storytime / Thursday, August 03, 2017 10:30 AM
Baby Storytime
Lawn Concert: Leaky Boot Jug Band / Thursday, August 03, 2017 6:30 PM
Bring a picnic supper!
Altered Book Workshop / Saturday, August 05, 2017 2:30 PM
Turning Old Books Into Art
Free Music & Movement / Monday, August 07, 2017 9:15 AM
4th of a four week series
History Talk: Putting the Color Back Into History / Tuesday, August 08, 2017 6:30 PM
co-sponsored by the Rockland Historical Society
Storytime & Crafts / Wednesday, August 09, 2017 10:30 AM
Storytime and crafts or coloring
Baby Storytime / Thursday, August 10, 2017 10:30 AM
Upstairs in the Children's Room
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, August 16, 2017 10:30 AM
Storytime and craft or coloring
Baby Storytime / Thursday, August 17, 2017 10:30 AM
Upstairs in the children's room
LEGO™ Club / Thursday, August 17, 2017 4:15 PM
Every 3rd Thursday
Coloring for Adults / Saturday, August 19, 2017 10:00 AM
Free and open to the public.
Storytime & Crafts / Wednesday, August 23, 2017 10:30 AM
Storytime and craft
Baby Storytime / Thursday, August 24, 2017 10:30 AM
Upstairs in the children's room
Tea & Tots / Saturday, August 26, 2017 10:30 AM
Every 4th Saturday
Storytime & Crafts / Wednesday, August 30, 2017 10:30 AM
Storytime and craft

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