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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

Upcoming Closure: The Library will be closed Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day.
No items due this date.

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Donations Needed Now!
Friends Annual Book Bake and Plant Sale

Need to clear out some books? Have some plants that need dividing? Feel like baking some treats? Get in touch with your Friends of Rockland Library. Book and Bake Sale donations: Katherine Farrell, 593-8744 or  Plant donations: Rebecca Albright, 975-3946 or            Thank you!


Let's Talk about It Book Group
Starts May 23

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. The series — Making a Difference: How Love and Duty Change Lives — will begin Tuesday, May 23, at 6 p.m. in the Community Room. Books for the program will be available for loan at the library, so those interested are encouraged to stop by  the Library to register and pick up the first book of the series, Plainsong. (Read more...)

Thursday, May 25th at 6:30 PM
Film: The Red Turtle

(2016. Directed by Michael Dudok de Wit. Nominated for Best Animated Feature Film of the Year, Oscars; Rated PG. 1 hr 20 min)
The Red Turtle recounts the milestones in the life of a human being, through the story of a man shipwrecked on a tropical island inhabited by turtles, crabs and birds.


Saturday, May 27th at 10:30 AM
Tea & Tots

Songs, active rhymes, and stories - especially for ages 18 months to 3 years!  Followed by playtime with the Family Place toys and a small snack for toddlers and coffee or tea for grown-ups.  


Programs & Events

Adult Art Workshop / Monday, May 22, 2017 11:00 AM
This week: Memorial Day themes
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, May 23, 2017 4:00 PM
This week: Memorial Day
Let's Talk About It Book Group / Tuesday, May 23, 2017 6:00 PM
This year's theme is Making a Difference: How Love and Duty Change Lives
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, May 24, 2017 10:30 AM
Storytime and craft/coloring
Film: Red Turtle / Thursday, May 25, 2017 6:30 PM
2016, animated
Tea & Tots / Saturday, May 27, 2017 10:30 AM
Last Saturday of every month
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, May 30, 2017 4:00 PM
This week: Migratory birds
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, May 31, 2017 10:30 AM
Every Wednesday
LEGO™ Club / Thursday, June 01, 2017 4:15 PM
Build a Better World display case pieces
Author Talk: The Life In Your Garden / Thursday, June 01, 2017 6:00 PM
Authors Reeser Manly and Marjorie Peronto share their garden expertise
Free Music & Movement / Monday, June 05, 2017 9:15 AM
2nd of a four week series
Adult Art Workshop / Monday, June 05, 2017 11:00 AM
This week: Hummingbirds and rhododendrons
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, June 06, 2017 4:00 PM
This week: Summer activities and visits to the seashore
Destination Wellness: Can Eastern Healing Be Magic / Tuesday, June 06, 2017 6:00 PM
Destination Wellness is back! With holistic provider Abi Morrison
Storytime & Crafts / Wednesday, June 07, 2017 10:30 AM
Hear some stories and color or do crafts
Author Talk: Paul Marshall / Thursday, June 08, 2017 6:30 PM
and his book Maine Boy Goes to War
Building Body Image for Teens / Saturday, June 10, 2017 10:00 AM
A 6 week program with many components, including dance, choreography and filmography!
Adult Art Workshop / Monday, June 12, 2017 11:00 AM
This week: Cardinals and lilacs
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, June 13, 2017 4:00 PM
This week: Father's Day cards

80 Union Street | Rockland, ME 04841 | Phone: (207) 594-0310 | Fax: (207) 594-0333

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