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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

Summer Reading Program
Hey Super Heroes! Summer Reading has begun! We have cool programs for little ones, independent readers, teens AND adults!
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News

Tuesdays, July 7 & 21 from 5:15-6:15 PM
Teen Graphic Novel Club- Heroes and Antiheroes

Do love graphic novels? Have you never read one but always wondered what the big deal was? Join us  to discuss this exciting genre. We’ll read The Lost Hero based on the Rick Riordan novels and Lies in the Dust: A tale of remorse from the Salem witch trials by Jakob Crane. Read one, read both, or bring an alternative title involving a typical, or not-so-typical, hero to discuss. Open to YA’s 12-17, snacks available.



Eight Thursdays  starting July 9 at 9:30 AM
Children’s Yoga

Rachel Nixon, Founder & Director of The Dancing Elephant, will lead a Children’s Yoga class in the Community Room. “This class is a great opportunity for kids and parents to have fun moving and learning together.”  Part of The Arts for Kids & their Families at the Rockland Public Library.




Thursday, July 9 at 11:00 AM
Bike Safety Talk

On the Union Street Circle Lawn.  Our  local heroes want children to stay safe on the roads.  Rockland Police Officer John Bagley will teach safe cycling practices and review bicycle laws, including recent helmet regulations.  All ages welcome.


Thursday, July 9 at 6:00 PM
Artist Talk: O’Chang Comics

Hanji Chang and Andy O’Brien, founders of the animation studio O’Chang Studios and creators of the popular web cartoon Temp Tales, will present a slide show to describe how living in Maine has inspired their various animation projects. In 2012, O’Brien and Chang created Temp Tales, a series of web comics about everyday life living and working in Maine. Temp Tales relates to the working class aesthetic and the regional sense of humor unique to northern New England.


Tuesdays, through July at  11:00 AM
Polliwog Pages Workshop Series for Children with writing educator Yvonne Blake

Join us as we splash into writing. Each week we will learn to arrange words to create interesting and exciting stories. This is a six week series of writing workshops no sign up necessary.  Part of the Arts for Kids and their Families series.




 

Programs & Events

Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, July 01, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Farmers' Market Storytime / Thursday, July 02, 2015 9:00 AM
Farmers' Market Storytime
Ukulele Workshops / Thursday, July 02, 2015 4:00 PM
Ukulele Workshops
Artist Talk: William Irvine / Thursday, July 02, 2015 6:00 PM
Artist Talk: William Irvine
My Money Works / Monday, July 06, 2015 5:30 PM
My Money Works
Polliwog Pages Workshop Series for Children / Tuesday, July 07, 2015 11:00 AM
Polliwog Pages Workshop Series for Children with writing educator Yvonne Blake
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, July 07, 2015 4:00 PM
Let's draw favorite Maine cats and dogs!
Teen Graphic Novel Club- Heroes and Antiheroes / Tuesday, July 07, 2015 5:15 PM
Teen Graphic Novel Club- Heroes and Antiheroes
Storytime & Crafts / Wednesday, July 08, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime and Crafts
Farmers' Market Storytime / Thursday, July 09, 2015 9:00 AM
Farmers' Market Storytime
Children’s Yoga / Thursday, July 09, 2015 9:30 AM
Children’s Yoga
Bike Safety Talk / Thursday, July 09, 2015 11:00 AM
Bike Safety Talk
Ukulele Workshops / Thursday, July 09, 2015 4:00 PM
Ukulele Workshops
Artist Talk: O’Chang Comics / Thursday, July 09, 2015 6:00 PM
Artist Talk: O’Chang Comics
Baby Storytime / Friday, July 10, 2015 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Family Storytime / Saturday, July 11, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
The Art of Beading / Saturday, July 11, 2015 11:00 AM
The Art of Beading
Adult Art Workshop / Monday, July 13, 2015 11:00 AM
Adult Art Workshop: Lupine at Mosquito Harbor
Polliwog Pages Workshop Series for Children / Tuesday, July 14, 2015 11:00 AM
Polliwog Pages Workshop Series for Children with writing educator Yvonne Blake
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, July 14, 2015 4:00 PM
Let's draw Rockland - landmark scenes of a Maine town!
LEGO™ Club / Tuesday, July 14, 2015 4:15 PM
LEGO™ Club
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, July 15, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Farmers' Market Storytime / Thursday, July 16, 2015 9:00 AM
Farmers' Market Storytime
What's in the Trunk? / Thursday, July 16, 2015 11:00 AM
Cornerstones of Science with Jessie: Water Science Trunk!
Art & Architecture Talk:Library Art & Architecture / Thursday, July 16, 2015 6:00 PM
Art & Architecture Talk: Beautiful in All its Details– Library Art & Architecture
Baby Storytime / Friday, July 17, 2015 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Family Storytime / Saturday, July 18, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Crafts
Teen Art Class: Colored Pastels / Saturday, July 18, 2015 11:00 AM
Teen Art Class: Colored Pastels
Adult Art Workshop / Monday, July 20, 2015 11:00 AM
Adult Drawing Workshop: Oriental Poppies in an Early Summer Garden
Polliwog Pages Workshop Series for Children / Tuesday, July 21, 2015 11:00 AM
Polliwog Pages Workshop Series for Children with writing educator Yvonne Blake
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, July 21, 2015 4:00 PM
Let's draw marine mammals!
Get Started on Your Career Plan / Wednesday, July 22, 2015 10:00 AM
Get Started on Your Career Plan
Storytime & Crafts / Wednesday, July 22, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Crafts
Farmers' Market Storytime / Thursday, July 23, 2015 9:00 AM
Farmers' Market Storytime
Film: The Horse’s Mouth / Thursday, July 23, 2015 6:00 PM
Fourth Thursday Film: The Horse’s Mouth
Baby Storytime / Friday, July 24, 2015 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Storytime & Craft / Saturday, July 25, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Adult Art Workshop / Monday, July 27, 2015 11:00 AM
Adult Art Workshop: Rosa Rugosa - Beach Roses by Marshall Point Light
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, July 28, 2015 4:00 PM
Let's draw classic Maine scenes!
Author Talk: Jon Keller / Tuesday, July 28, 2015 6:00 PM
Author Talk: Jon Keller
Performance: Robert Shetterly & Mary Ann Driscoll / Thursday, July 30, 2015 6:00 PM
Performance: Artist Robert Shetterly & Jazz Composer Mary Ann Driscoll
Baby Storytime / Friday, July 31, 2015 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime

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