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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 Closures: The Library will be closed on Sunday, May 24 and Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.

News

Thursday, May 21 at 6:00 PM
Author Talk: Ken Textor~ The Hidden Coast of Maine

Meet author Ken Textor and learn about some of the beautiful places along Maine's 3500 mile-long coast! The Hidden Coast of Maine includes photos of the Maine coast in all seasons and weathers, landward reaches to offshore islands, and directions to each featured place. Every photo  was taken from a vantage point you can reach by car of ferry—86 destinations, 200 vistas, and a thousand excursions into the life and natural history of a storied coast. Read more...


 

Thursday, May 28 at 4:00 PM
What’s In The Trunk?: Butterflies and Bugs

Children are invited to come and explore a Science Trunk from the Cornerstones of Science program. This month’s theme, just in time for spring: Butterflies and Bugs! What’s the difference between an insect and spider? Learn about insects, metamorphosis, migration, and more in this science trunk.



Thursday, May 28 at  6:00 PM
Film: Sciuscia (Shoeshine)

 1946. Directed by Vittorio De Sica. In post WWII Italy, Giuseppe and Pasquale work on the street, shining the shoes of American troops to save up to buy a horse, but their involvement in a burglary lands them in juvenile prison, where the experience takes a devastating toll on their friendship.


 

Got Books, Plants and/or Baked Goods?

The Friends of Rockland Public Library need donations of excellent/very good condition books for the June 13th book, bake, and plant sale. All genres needed, however, we do not accept encyclopedias, textbooks, Reader's Digest, or tech. manuals. Drop off (no more than three boxes at a time) at RPL or call Jeanie at 593-7112 for pick-up and/or a tax-deductible donation receipt. Thank you!!  They would also love plants and baked goods, as well. For plant donations, call Rebecca at 975-3946. To donate baked goods, call Marilyn at 594-5682.

 

Programs & Events

Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, May 19, 2015 4:00 PM
Memorial Day
LEGO™ Club / Tuesday, May 19, 2015 4:15 PM
LEGO™ Club
Storytime & Crafts / Wednesday, May 20, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime and Crafts
Author Talk: Ken Textor~ The Hidden Coast of Maine / Thursday, May 21, 2015 6:00 PM
Author Talk: Ken Textor~ The Hidden Coast of Maine
Baby Storytime / Friday, May 22, 2015 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Family Storytime / Saturday, May 23, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Making Sea Glass Pendants / Saturday, May 23, 2015 11:00 AM
Making Sea Glass Pendants
Memoir Writing Workshops / Tuesday, May 26, 2015 10:00 AM
Memoir Writing Workshop
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, May 26, 2015 4:00 PM
Migratory birds
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, May 27, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
What’s In The Trunk?: Butterflies and Bugs / Thursday, May 28, 2015 4:00 PM
What’s In The Trunk?: Butterflies and Bugs
Film: Sciuscia (Shoeshine) / Thursday, May 28, 2015 6:00 PM
Film: Sciuscia (Shoeshine)
Baby Storytime / Friday, May 29, 2015 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Family Storytime / Saturday, May 30, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Crafts
Memoir Writing Workshops / Tuesday, June 02, 2015 10:00 AM
Memoir Writing Workshops
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, June 03, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Gardening Talk: Gardening in Tune with Nature / Thursday, June 04, 2015 6:00 PM
Gardening Talk: Reeser Manley & Marjorie Peronto Gardening in Tune with Nature
Baby Storytime / Friday, June 05, 2015 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Fresh Flower Fairy Gardens / Saturday, June 06, 2015 11:00 AM
Fresh Flower Fairy Gardens
iPad Basics / Saturday, June 06, 2015 3:00 PM
iPad Basics
Memoir Writing Workshops / Tuesday, June 09, 2015 10:00 AM
Memoir Writing Workshop
Storytime & Crafts / Wednesday, June 10, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Crafts
Gardening Talk: Home Composting / Thursday, June 11, 2015 6:00 PM
Gardening Talk: Home Composting
Baby Storytime / Friday, June 12, 2015 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Storytime & Craft / Saturday, June 13, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Art Series for Teens & Tweens: Chalk & Charcoal / Saturday, June 13, 2015 11:00 AM
Art Series for Teens & Tweens: Chalk & Charcoal
What’s in the Trunk? Paint Science / Saturday, June 13, 2015 2:00 PM
What’s in the Trunk? Paint Science
Memoir Writing Workshops / Tuesday, June 16, 2015 10:00 AM
Memoir Writing Workshop
Summer Reading Kickoff / Saturday, June 20, 2015 10:30 AM
Summer Reading Kickoff
Polliwog Pages Workshop Series for Children / Tuesday, June 23, 2015 11:00 AM
Polliwog Pages Workshop Series for Children with writing educator Yvonne Blake
Film: Juliette of the Herbs / Thursday, June 25, 2015 6:00 PM
Film: Juliette of the Herbs
Baby Storytime / Friday, June 26, 2015 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Family Storytime / Saturday, June 27, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft

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