Our Neighbors’ Gardens Tour :
Sponsored by Friends of Rockland Public Library
Saturday, June 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Seven private gardens in Rockland will be on display. The gardens range from pocket gardens in the South End to cottage gardens in the center of town, and include a hillside and a wood’s edge garden. The tour is a fundraising event for the Friends, all proceeds support the Library. Tickets are on sale at the Library or from a “Friends” board member, $12 in advance, and $15 on tour day at the gardens. (Garden locations: 1. Ann Jennings, 21 Ocean Street 2. Barbara Klapprodt, “Amanda’s Garden” 30 South Street 3. Marilyn and Brian Trask, 40 Highland Street 4. Carla McCorrison, 86 Acadia Drive 5. Gardens of Rebecca Albright and Gerald Weinand, 26 Grove Street 6. Mary Alice and John Bird, 51 Masonic Street 7. Patty and Mark Nutt, 44 Fulton Street) The tour will be held rain or shine. For more information, contact: email@example.com
Free Summer Breakfast & Lunch 2016
June 20-August 12
Monday through Friday, we will be serving Breakfast from 9:00 to 10:00 & Lunch from 12:00 to 1:00. Breakfast and/or Lunch is free to anyone 18 years old and under. Adult Family Members of eligible children participating in the Free Summer Breakfast & Lunch Programs may also receive a breakfast and/or lunch for free. Program sponsors: RSU 13 Nutrition, Lonza, and USDA Summer Food Service Program. For more information and other locations, click here.
Saturday, June 25th at 10:30 PM
Grand Opening of Summer Reading Program
Rockland Public Library Summer Reading Program begins at 10:30 with surprise guests, registration materials available, and Sea Dogs tickets giveaways.
We have great programs for early readers and independent readers; Ms. Jean can help you figure out the right program level. Click the links to sign up on line, or come down Saturday to sign up in person and join the party!
Thursday, June 30th at 6:00 PM
Author Talk: The Once and Future Ocean- Notes Toward a New
Hydraulic Society by Peter Neill
At a time when the world faces a multitude of potential calamities ranging from climate change to water pollution and plastic pollution, to rapid population growth, the solution may well be in the sea around us. “It is water, the world’s most valuable element, the key ingredient to solving Earth’s most vexing problems,” says Peter Neill, director of the World Ocean Observatory (more...)
Teens and Adults! We have
Summer Reading fun for you, too!
Click the links to sign up online or come in and fill out a registration form. Set your goal, write reviews, share your progress,participate in weekly challenges and get entered for some nifty prizes! Teen program is for ages 13-17; sign up here. Adult program is for ages 18 and up; sign up here.
Are you ready to drum up some summer fun?
Check out a djembe drum!
Rockland Public Library now has 5 small and 5 medium drums available for checkout! Check out a ukulele while you're at it and start a music group! 2 week loan period, Rockland library cardholders only. Ask at the circulation desk.