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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


Upcoming Closure: The Library will be closed on Monday, October 13 in observance of Columbus Day. No items are due this day.

News

Russia Resurgent Discussion Series to Start October 2

The Camden Conference Community Events Committee will again this year sponsor a four part discussion series that will help prepare you for the conference. The four topics of the series will be Russia’s People (October 2), Russia’s Politics (November 6), Russia’s Economy (December 4) and Russia’s Neighbors (January 8). These discussions will take place Thursday evenings at 6:00 PM. Participants will be expected to have read several assigned short articles in preparation for their active engagement in the discussions. Readings are identified and available on the Camden Conference website. A facilitator from the Conference will moderate the discussions that will be free of charge.



Friday, October 3 at 3:00 PM
Pajama Storytime

For ages 3 and up. Come in your PJs and bring your favorite blankie or stuffed animal for bedtime stories, songs, a craft and snack.   No registration required.




 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.

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...


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.

Programs & Events

Adult Art Workshop / Monday, September 29, 2014 11:00 AM
Adult Art Workshop: St. George Grange
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, September 30, 2014 4:00 PM
Let's Draw September gardens!
Storytime & Crafts / Wednesday, October 01, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime & Crafts
Rockland Rhythm Masters / Thursday, October 02, 2014 4:30 PM
Rockland Rhythm Masters
Camden Conference Discussion: Russia's People / Thursday, October 02, 2014 6:00 PM
Camden Conference Discussion Series: Russia's People
Baby Storytime / Friday, October 03, 2014 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Pajama Storytime / Friday, October 03, 2014 3:00 PM
Pajama Storytime
Storytime & Craft / Saturday, October 04, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Adult Art Workshop / Monday, October 06, 2014 11:00 AM
Adult Drawing Workshop: Apples and apple trees
I Remember It Well: Memoir Writing Workshop / Tuesday, October 07, 2014 10:00 AM
I Remember It Well: Memoir Writing Workshop
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, October 07, 2014 4:00 PM
Let's Draw Autumn leaves and trees!
Storytime & Crafts / Wednesday, October 08, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime and Crafts
Rockland Rhythm Masters / Thursday, October 09, 2014 4:30 PM
Rockland Rhythm Masters
Classic Suspense Film: The Spiral Staircase / Thursday, October 09, 2014 6:00 PM
Classic Suspense Film: The Spiral Staircase
Baby Storytime / Friday, October 10, 2014 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Storytime & Crafts / Saturday, October 11, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime & Crafts
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, October 14, 2014 4:00 PM
Let's draw Pumpkin patches and scarecrows!
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, October 15, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Rockland Rhythm Masters / Thursday, October 16, 2014 4:30 PM
Rockland Rhythm Masters
Camden Conference Talk: Dr. Michael Roskin / Thursday, October 16, 2014 6:00 PM
Camden Conference Talk: Dr. Michael Roskin- Democracy for Russia?
Baby Storytime / Friday, October 17, 2014 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Early Literacy Skills Storytime & Class / Saturday, October 18, 2014 10:30 AM
Early Literacy Skills Storytime & Class for Parents and Caregivers
Adult Art Workshop / Monday, October 20, 2014 11:00 AM
Adult Art Workshop: Autumn leaves & scenes
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, October 21, 2014 4:00 PM
Let's draw Owls and bats and cats!
Talk Like a Pirate Party / Wednesday, October 22, 2014 10:30 AM
Pirate Party!!
Classic Suspense Film: Suspicion / Thursday, October 23, 2014 6:00 PM
Film: Suspicion
Baby Storytime / Friday, October 24, 2014 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Fall Songfest with Old Town Road / Friday, October 24, 2014 10:30 AM
Fall Songfest with Old Town Road
Adult Art Workshop / Monday, October 27, 2014 11:00 AM
Adult Art Workshop: Halloween pumpkins
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, October 28, 2014 4:00 PM
Let's draw Spooky Halloween with Jack-O-Lanterns, haunted houses, witches, goblins, and more!
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Live Performance: Enter Ghost / Thursday, October 30, 2014 6:00 PM
Live Performance: Enter Ghost, Shakespeare’s Preternatural Universe

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