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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 

 


 


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Wednesdays, Starting September 3 at 11:00 AM
Library Skills Class (for all ages)

Families will learn how to locate books and information using the computer catalog and the Dewey Decimal System, as well as  MARVEL, Maine’s Virtual Library.



Thursday, September 4 at 6:00 PM
Live Music: Folk Duo Dusty & Joanna with Ray Montana


Dusty and Joanna are folk musicians who have been playing acoustic music and living in the mid-coast area of Maine for the past dozen years. Joanna’s main instrument is her voice but she also plays the six string guitar.  Dusty’s main instrument is the autoharp which he plays in a way you may not have heard in grade school.  Together Dusty and Joanna blend their voices in rich harmonies. Their repertoire is an eclectic mix of songs ranging from The Carter Family and  public domain folk songs to gospel, bluegrass, songs of the sea and covers by Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Robin and Linda Williams and Ian Tyson, to mention but a few. Joining them on the bass is Ray Montana. Read more...



Read the current issue of the Rockland Reader, The Friends' quarterly newsletter:

 



 Lynda.com Online Training Library

The Maine State Library is currently offering a “2 week Access E-Pass” to the Lynda.com Online Training Library. Lynda.com is an online learning company that helps anyone learn software, design, and business skills to achieve their personal and professional goals.The site offers over 2,500 video courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more. From May 2014 to February 2015, public library patrons throughout Maine will have the opportunity to use a two week subscription that allows access to all of the training content available on the Lynda website. Here's how...


Voting is now open and will stay open until midnight on September 15th.
Click on the image below to cast your vote:

                      



Bernard Langlais Art Trail

The Library is part of the Langlais Art Trail!; to learn more, head to the Trail's website. Along with a number of organizations in the Georges River Watershed, Rockland Public Library recently received several pieces of art by Bernard Langlais.  John and Yoke DiGiorgio made a wonderful short film about the joint project of the Kohler Foundation, Colby College Museum of Art, and the Georges River Land Trust and the restoration  which took place at the Langlais' (former) Cushing estate.

 

 Let's Draw September Harvests!
Children's Drawing Classes

Tuesdays at 4:00 PM in the Community Room. Children, and those young at heart, will explore farming, harvest, and seasonal themes in this September's ongoing drawing classes led by Catinka Knoth.September subjects include butterflies and Monarch butterfly migration; farm scenes of haying and the fall harvest; farm animals such as cows, pigs, sheep, chickens, roosters, geese, and ducks; visits to the apple orchard and apple picking; and September gardens. Each week is a different subject.

Mondays at 11:00 AM
Adult Drawing Classe
s

Local artist Catinka Knoth will teach drawing scenes of September in Maine, with a focus on buildings, Mondays at 11 a.m. in the Community Room. Knoth will lead students in drawing several scenes of iconic local Maine buildings..Familiar buildings from St. George and South Thomaston along the St. George peninsula and Route 131 will serve as subjects, different each week: Sept. 8, the Little Green Schoolhouse; Sept. 15, Harjula's barn; Sept. 22, a classic Maine farmhouse; and Sept. 29, the St. George grange.


Programs & Events

Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, September 02, 2014 4:00 PM
Let's draw Butterflies and Monarch butterfly migration!
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, September 03, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Library Skills Class / Wednesday, September 03, 2014 11:00 AM
Library Skills Class (for all ages)
Live Music: Folk Duo Dusty and Joanna / Thursday, September 04, 2014 6:00 PM
Live Music: Folk Duo Dusty and Joanna, with Ray Montana
Baby Storytime / Friday, September 05, 2014 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Book Covering Workshop! / Sunday, September 07, 2014 2:00 PM
Book Covering Workshop
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, September 09, 2014 4:00 PM
Let's draw Farm scenes of haying and the fall harvest!
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, September 10, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Library Skills Class / Wednesday, September 10, 2014 11:00 AM
Library Skills Class
Film: Murder, She Said / Thursday, September 11, 2014 6:00 PM
Film: Murder, She Said
Baby Storytime / Friday, September 12, 2014 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Storytime & Crafts / Saturday, September 13, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime & Crafts
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, September 16, 2014 4:00 PM
Let's draw Barnyard animals such as cows, pigs, sheep, chickens, roosters, geese, and ducks!
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, September 17, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Library Skills Class / Wednesday, September 17, 2014 11:00 AM
Library Skills Class
Camden Conference Talk: Valery Kostin / Thursday, September 18, 2014 6:00 PM
Camden Conference Talk: Valery Kostin
Baby Storytime / Friday, September 19, 2014 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, September 23, 2014 4:00 PM
Let's draw Visits to the apple orchard and apple picking!
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, September 24, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Library Skills Class / Wednesday, September 24, 2014 11:00 AM
Library Skills Class
Film: Murder at the Gallop / Thursday, September 25, 2014 6:00 PM
Miss Marple in "Murder at the Gallop"
Baby Storytime / Friday, September 26, 2014 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Storytime & Craft / Saturday, September 27, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Fall Farm Festival for Children / Saturday, September 27, 2014 10:30 AM
Fall Farm Festival for Children
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, September 30, 2014 4:00 PM
Let's Draw September gardens!

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