Thursday, March 13 at 6:00 PM
Film: Soul of a People
In the grip of the Great Depression, unemployed men and women joined an unlikely WPA program to document America in guidebooks and interviews. With the Federal Writers' Project, the government pitted young, untested talents against the problems of everyday Americans. From that experience, some of America's great writers found their own voices, and discovered the "Soul of a People."
Friday, March 14 at 10:30 AM
Kick up Your Heels Dance Workshop
Part of The Arts...for Kids & their Families series. With Vanessa Knause from VKStudio Red. All ages welcome. Learn some new moves!
Saturday, March 15 at 10:30 AM
Pompom and Pipecleaner Puppets
Part of The Arts...for Kids & their Families series. Make puppets of a Buzzy Bee, a Scurrying Spider and a Beautiful Butterfly out of pompoms, pipecleaners, string and popsicle sticks. Led by artist and teacher Susan Beebe.
Saturday, March 15 at 2:00 PM
Family Film Matinee: 101 Dalmations
Part of The Arts...for Kids & their Families series, with Erika Pfander. When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement.
Starting Tuesday, March 18 at 5:30 PM
Family Stories: Families Writing Together
Led by Dena Davis, founder and director of Stories by the Sea, this writing program will be an opportunity for families with children ages eight and up to attend a six-week session of writing workshops together to explore the themes of identity and place. With hands-on activities incorporating artifacts, photographs, childhood neighborhood maps and letters, participants will record memories, share stories and create poems as a group and individually. Registration required. Call 594-0310 or stop by the Children's Room.
Thursday, March 20 at 6:00 PM
Travel Video/Slide Talk: Tom Jamrog
The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (CDNST) is one of the most significant trail systems in the world. Established by Congress in 1978, it spans up to 3,100 miles between Mexico and Canada. Very few people have been able to complete backpacking the Continental Divide Trail ( CDT) in one season. Read More...
March Book & Bake Sale
Saturday, March 22- 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
The Friends of the Library will be having a fantastic Book & Bake Sale all day Saturday! There will be a huge variety of fiction and non-fiction available at rock-bottom prices, as well as a large variety of delectable homemade baked goods.
New Time for Many Evening Programs
Check the Time! We are transitioning to an earlier, 6:00 pm start time for many Thursday night events. Please check here, or on our library brochure, for the correct start time during this transition.
Tax Season Info
Tax Preparation Help. Certified Tax Aide Maine volunteers are here Tuesdays and Saturdays to help prepare and file tax returns.
By appointment only: please call the library at 594-0310.
Federal forms. Pick up a 1040 tax form at the library, or download your form at IRS.gov.
State forms. Download a form or file online at the Maine Revenue Services website; or call the forms line at 624-7894. State tax forms are no longer sent to libraries or post offices.
Let's Draw A March Medley!
Children's Drawing Classes
Every Tuesday from 4-5pm in the Community Room.
his March, children will draw the Iditarod Dog Sled Races, St. Patrick's Day, Spring, and the circus, at Rockland Public Library's ongoing drawing workshops led by Rockland artist Catinka Knoth. Participants follow along with Knoth as she demonstrates creating a variety of subjects for March. Each week is a different subject. The "Let's Draw Together!" workshops, geared for ages 6 and up, also welcome adults.
Mondays in March
"March Motifs" Adult Art Workshops
11 AM in the Community Room. With artist Catinka Knoth. Participants will create art using pencils, colored pencils, crayons, and scissors, with an emphasis on drawing in color. Participants will visit themes such as the Iditarod dog sled races, celtic designs for St. Patrick's Day, greens and the arrival of Spring, the 'Circus Comes to Town'. Each week will be a different subject. Free of charge, with materials supplied.