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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.

 

 


Weekly Storytimes

Children's Storytime -- Wednesdays and Saturdays -- 10:30 AM -- Children's Room

 

Baby Storytime -- Fridays -- 10:00 AM -- Baby Storytime Room (lower level) 

Includes a few minutes of meeting one another, singing songs, simple hand games, and stories featuring rhymes, repeating sounds, and bright colors.


Drawing Workshops

Tuesdays from 4:00-5:00 PM - Community Room (lower level)

Class often starts with a period of guessing and brainstorming ideas for the day's drawing. Local artist Catinka Knoth then leads children ages 6 and up in "follow along" drawings. Knoth encourages adults to join in the drawing. Children 10 and under should be accompanied by an adult. The program, sponsored by Wendy & Keith Wellin, is free with all materials supplied, and hosted by Friends of Rockland Library.

LEGO Club
Upcoming Dates
Theme
Aug 23rd
 Sorting pieces
 Sept 8th
School stories
Sept 22nd
 
Space station
Oct 6th
        Houses

*NEW DAY!* Every Other Thursday, 4:15-5:00 PM - Children's Room

Calling all builders! Come join LEGO Master Jon for an evening of making, creating, and story-sharing. Kids of all ages are welcome to use their imaginations to build based on the week's theme, or to see where their minds takes them. LEGOs are provided for this event.
             
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 




Dial-A-Story updated monthly by Ms. Jean

Call: 593-9000

Children enjoy these short, lively stories, especially before bedtime. This program is sponsored by the Rockland Kiwanis and by the Friends of the Rockland Public Library.



Useful Links

 

National Geographic Kids introduces children to animals, cultures and different countries through games and interactive activities.

Nick Jr.’s Creativity Center is a paradise for creative children. Developing creativity is just as important as basic skills and this website gives children plenty of opportunities to use that creativity. From drawing games and sticker pictures to coloring pages and spin art, children will spend hours making their own creations. 

Funbrain Reading offers a selection of online comics for kids. Kids can read the latest episode in the graphic novel Galactic Hot Dogs and read the best-selling comic based novel Diary of a Wimpy Kid.

Discovery Kids has a variety of ideas to inspire with. Creepy crafts, style ideas, adventures and rockin’ recipes are just a few of the themes you will find here.

Americas Library is an entertaining and fun website was created by the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Designed to teach students about history through primary source resources, children will find actual accounts from American history. Read the stories, check out the pictures and listen to music on the Jammin’ Jukebox.
 
Kids Astronomy is a fantastic free astronomy resource created to teach students and kids all ages about the exciting world of outer space. Through animated games and activities, Kids Astronomy will transport kids around the far-reaching universe.

Cartoon Network has been the headquarters for some of the most popular and classic cartoons! Take full advantage of this site by playing games with your favorite Cartoon Network characters and watching full episodes of your favorite TV shows such as Total Drama Action and Pokemon. The site is geared toward older children and teens.


Dinosaur Train is a popular PBS show and this website uses games, videos, and other resources to help younger children learn all about dinosaurs. If your child does not already know the Dinosaur Train theme song, he will by the time he finishes exploring the website from PBS Kids. Check out the music section to learn a lot of fun songs about dinosaurs
 

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