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Library Hours

Mon, Tue & Thu:
9 AM to 8 PM

Wed, Fri & Sat:
9 AM to 5 PM

1 PM to 5 PM

Closed Federal &
State Holidays

Book Stop Hours

Tues - Fri: 
10 AM to 1 PM

10 AM to 4 PM 



Welcome to the Rockland Public Library

*Due to the inclement weather, the Library will close at 2:00 PM today, Saturday, January 24.*



We'll let you know the new date as soon as we learn it! Saturday, January 24 at 2:00 PM

Medomak Valley Players’ Storybook Theater 

Thursday, January 29 at 6:00 PM
Performance: Miners Creek Bluegrass Band

Based out of the tiny coastal  village of Rockport, Maine, Miners Creek’s sound originates from the bluegrass tradition, but borrows heavily from the folk revival of the 1960s, Latin chords and rhythms, classic rock, Appalachian/old timey tunes, and classical music.  With each member of the band bringing their own passion and spin to the final product, we seek to create a new, distinctive take on bluegrass music. Read more...

*New* Memoir Writing Workshops
Tuesdays from 10:00 AM- 11:30 AM

Working on a memoir or just interested in memoir writing? Come to these ongoing writing workshops. Everyone is invited; bring something to read, or just come and listen. For more information, please contact Dorothy Nyman at 596-0363.

 “Let’s Talk About It” Book Group

Next month's title for “The Mirror of Maine: The Maine Community in Myth and Reality” book group is A Maine Hamlet  and participants will meet on Saturday February 7 at 10:30 AM in the Library’s Community Room to discuss it.  Mary Alice Brennan, a scholar provided by the Maine Humanities Council facilitates the discussions. Books for the program are available for loan at the library.  Please call the library at 594-0310 to register and come in to pick up next month's book.


Let's Draw January Themes!
Children's Drawing Classes

Tuesdays at 4:00 PM in the Community Room. This ongoing series of free weekly drawing workshops are for children 6 and up. Children will draw winter animals and scenes this January, at  ongoing drawing workshops led by artist Catinka Knoth.  Winter subjects may include arctic animals such as polar bears, penguins, snowy owls, hares, and foxes; houses in a snowy landscape, and winter sports. Materials are provided.

Mondays at 11:00 AM
Adult Drawing Classe

Catinka Knoth  will lead an art workshop series for adults, on creating scenes such as evergreen trees in snow, lacy snow covered branches,  buildings in a snowy landscape, winter animals, and winter sports. Each week will be a different subject. Free of charge, with materials supplied. (Class will not be held on January 19.)



Programs & Events

Rockland Rhythm Masters / Thursday, January 22, 2015 4:30 PM
*Rhythm Masters has been CANCELLED for tonight, Jan 22. Please join us next Thursday.*
Fourth Thursday Foreign Film: Babette’s Feast / Thursday, January 22, 2015 6:00 PM
Fourth Thursday Foreign Film: Babette’s Feast
Baby Storytime / Friday, January 23, 2015 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Storybook Theater : Cows Don’t Fly / Saturday, January 24, 2015 2:00 PM
POSTPONED!! New date will be posted ASAP. Medomak Valley Players’ Storybook Theater : Cows Don’t Fly– and other known facts
Adult Art Workshop / Monday, January 26, 2015 11:00 AM
Adult Art Workshop: Winter Scenes
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, January 27, 2015 4:00 PM
Let's Draw Winter Scenes and Sports
LEGO™ Club / Tuesday, January 27, 2015 4:15 PM
LEGO™ Club
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, January 28, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Rockland Rhythm Masters / Thursday, January 29, 2015 4:30 PM
Rockland Rhythm Masters
Performance: Miners Creek Bluegrass Band / Thursday, January 29, 2015 6:00 PM
Performance: Miners Creek Bluegrass Band
Baby Storytime / Friday, January 30, 2015 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Storytime & Craft / Saturday, January 31, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft

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

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