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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

Mon-Sat:
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

 *UPCOMING CLOSURES*
Tuesday, July 4th, 2017- Independence Day
***** 

 

Summer Reading Has Started!
It's not too late to sign up by coming to the library or click HERE to sign up online!

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

News

 

Tuesday, June 27th at 6:00 PM
Let's Talk About It Book Group:
Making a Difference, How Love and Duty Change Lives

The Library has been selected by the Maine Humanities Council to offer Let’s Talk About It, a free reading and discussion group with copies of books available through the library. This program is provided by the Maine Humanities Council’s Maine Center for the Book in cooperation with the Maine State Library. This month's book is “Truth and Beauty: A Friendship” by Ann Patchett. There is still time to read it, come by the library and get a copy!


Wednesday, June 28th at 11:00 AM
Maker Space at the Library

First of 4 summer workshops for ages K – 8th graders. Come to where people gather to imagine and invent. We are offering cutting-edge STEM educational experiences and the library can be a key provider of innovative summer learning opportunities helping children succeed in school. Don't hit the "summer slide",  come join the fun and make something unique! Free and materials are provided.

 

Thursday, June 29th at 6:30 PM
Maine Premier Screening: Almost Sunrise

In an attempt to put haunting combat experiences behind them, two friends embark on an epic 2,700-mile trek on foot across America, seeking redemption and healing as a way to close the moral chasm opened by war. Almost Sunrise is an intimate, vérité film that eschews stereotypes and instead captures an unprecedented portrait of veterans — one of hope, potential and untold possibilities.

This film is a part of PBS' award-winning documentary series, POV.

 

Saturday, July 1st at 10:00 AM
Building Body Image for Teens

In this six week program, join The Contemporary Movement as we examine one of society's most challenging issues, Body Image and Self Esteem. How does one look and feel beautiful just the way she is? What does it mean to be pretty? What does pretty look like? How do you inspire the confidence in yourself to feel beautiful no matter what? Read more...

 

 

Programs & Events

Adult Art Workshop / Monday, June 26, 2017 11:00 AM
This week: Reds, whites and blues
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, June 27, 2017 4:00 PM
This week: 4th of July celebrations
Let's Talk About It Book Group / Tuesday, June 27, 2017 6:00 PM
This year's theme is Making a Difference: How Love and Duty Change Lives
Storytime & Crafts / Wednesday, June 28, 2017 10:30 AM
Storytime and craft
Maker Space in the Library / Wednesday, June 28, 2017 11:00 AM
with Pam Bryer from the Midcoast STEAM Microschool
Baby Storytime / Thursday, June 29, 2017 10:30 AM
Baby Storytime
LEGO™ Club / Thursday, June 29, 2017 4:15 PM
Build a piece for our July display case!
Film: Almost Sunrise / Thursday, June 29, 2017 6:30 PM
Hosted by the Friends of Rockland Library
Building Body Image for Teens / Saturday, July 01, 2017 10:00 AM
A 6 week program with many components, including dance, choreography and filmography!
Family Storytime / Saturday, July 01, 2017 10:30 AM
All ages storytime and craft
Storytime & Crafts / Wednesday, July 05, 2017 10:30 AM
Storytime and craft
Maker Space at the Library! / Wednesday, July 05, 2017 11:00 AM
with Pam Bryer from the Midcoast STEAM Microschool
Baby Storytime / Thursday, July 06, 2017 10:30 AM
Baby Storytime
Author Talk: Richard Rubin / Thursday, July 06, 2017 6:30 PM
with his book Back Over There
Building Body Image for Teens / Saturday, July 08, 2017 10:00 AM
A 6 week program with many components, including dance, choreography and filmography!
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, July 11, 2017 4:00 PM
This week: Let's draw favorite Maine cats and dogs!
Talk: The Work of WPA Artist Vera Bock / Tuesday, July 11, 2017 6:30 PM
By Farnsworth curator Jane Bianco
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, July 12, 2017 10:30 AM
Storytime & Crafts
Maker Space at the Library! / Wednesday, July 12, 2017 11:00 AM
with Pam Bryer from the Midcoast STEAM Microschool
Baby Storytime / Thursday, July 13, 2017 10:30 AM
Baby Storytime
Local Film and Talk: Peak Oil, A Love Story / Thursday, July 13, 2017 6:30 PM
co-sponsored by Renew Rockland
Coloring for Adults / Saturday, July 15, 2017 10:00 AM
Relax and chat with this monthly club. Free and open to the public.
Building Body Image for Teens / Saturday, July 15, 2017 10:00 AM
A 6 week program with many components, including dance, choreography and filmography!
Family Storytime / Saturday, July 15, 2017 10:30 AM
Storytime and craft or coloring
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, July 18, 2017 4:00 PM
This week: Let's draw Rockland- landmark scenes of a Maine town!
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
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
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
Tea & Tots / Saturday, July 29, 2017 10:30 AM
Last Saturday of every month

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