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Library Hours

Mon, Tue & Thu:
9 AM to 8 PM

Wed, Fri & Sat:
9 AM to 5 PM

Closed Federal &
State Holidays

Book Stop Hours

10 AM to 1 PM



The Library Advisory Committee meets on the last Monday of each month at 10am in the Library Board Room.


Welcome to the Rockland Public Library

Upcoming Closure: The Library will be closed Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day.
No items due this date.

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Donations Needed Now!
Friends Annual Book Bake and Plant Sale

Need to clear out some books? Have some plants that need dividing? Feel like baking some treats? Get in touch with your Friends of Rockland Library. Book and Bake Sale donations: Katherine Farrell, 593-8744 or  Plant donations: Rebecca Albright, 975-3946 or            Thank you!

Saturday, May 27th at 10:30 AM
Tea & Tots

Songs, active rhymes, and stories - especially for ages 18 months to 3 years!  Followed by playtime with the Family Place toys and a small snack for toddlers and coffee or tea for grown-ups.  


Thursday, June 1st at 4:15 PM
™ Club

Summer Reading starts June  24th! This year's theme is "Build A Better World". For the next 3 LEGO club sessions, we will be building pieces to put on display for the month of July as part of the Summer Reading program. Put your talent to work and sign up for Summer Reading at the same time! Free and open to kids of all ages; children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult.


Thursday, June  1st at 6:30 PM
Author Talk:
The Life in Your Garden
with Reeser Manly and Marjorie Peronto

The Life in Your Garden represents a major rethinking of North American yards and gardens. This is a must-read call to action for gardeners concerned about Earth’s biodiversity crisis.  Horticulturists Reeser Manley and Marjorie Peronto describe how to create gardens that will help stem the tide of species extinctions among insects, birds, amphibians, and other endangered creatures (more...

Programs & Events

Tea & Tots / Saturday, May 27, 2017 10:30 AM
Last Saturday of every month
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, May 30, 2017 4:00 PM
This week: Migratory birds
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, May 31, 2017 10:30 AM
Every Wednesday
LEGO™ Club / Thursday, June 01, 2017 4:15 PM
Build a Better World display case pieces
Author Talk: The Life In Your Garden / Thursday, June 01, 2017 6:00 PM
Authors Reeser Manly and Marjorie Peronto share their garden expertise
Free Music & Movement / Monday, June 05, 2017 9:15 AM
2nd of a four week series
Adult Art Workshop / Monday, June 05, 2017 11:00 AM
This week: Hummingbirds and rhododendrons
Cribbage Club / Monday, June 05, 2017 6:00 PM
Now the 1st and 3rd Mondays, in the Reading Room.
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, June 06, 2017 4:00 PM
This week: Summer activities and visits to the seashore
Destination Wellness: Can Eastern Healing Be Magic / Tuesday, June 06, 2017 6:30 PM
Destination Wellness is back! With holistic provider Abi Morrison
Storytime & Crafts / Wednesday, June 07, 2017 10:30 AM
Hear some stories and color or do crafts
Creative Art Crew / Thursday, June 08, 2017 3:45 PM
This month: Paper flowers
Author Talk: Paul Marshall / Thursday, June 08, 2017 6:30 PM
and his book Maine Boy Goes to War
Adult Art Workshop / Monday, June 12, 2017 11:00 AM
This week: Cardinals and lilacs
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, June 13, 2017 4:00 PM
This week: Father's Day cards
Local History Talk: Earle Shettleworth / Tuesday, June 13, 2017 6:30 PM
The Civil War Sculpture of Maine's Franklin Simmons
Tech Class: Learn CloudLibrary / Wednesday, June 14, 2017 10:00 AM
Bring your device and library card
Storytime & Crafts / Wednesday, June 14, 2017 10:30 AM
Storytime and crafts or coloring
LEGO™ Club / Thursday, June 15, 2017 4:15 PM
Build your best project to show off in the July display case!
Talk: Hunting and Identifying Meteorites / Thursday, June 15, 2017 6:30 PM
With geologist and teacher Jon Wallace
Coloring for Adults / Saturday, June 17, 2017 10:00 AM
Free and open to the public.
Altered Book Workshop / Saturday, June 17, 2017 11:00 AM
Turning Old Books Into Art
Adult Art Workshop / Monday, June 19, 2017 11:00 AM
This week: Cedar waxwings and cherries
Cribbage Club / Monday, June 19, 2017 6:00 PM
Now meeting the 1st and 3rd Mondays, in the Reading Room.
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, June 20, 2017 4:00 PM
This week: Floral scenes and summer gardens
Author Talk:One Man's Maine / Tuesday, June 20, 2017 6:00 PM
with local author Jim Krosschell
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, June 21, 2017 10:30 AM
Storytime and craft or coloring
Find Me in the Garden with Jenn Tyler / Thursday, June 22, 2017 11:00 AM
A Children's Garden Project
NatureTalk: Georges Highland Path Virutal Tour / Thursday, June 22, 2017 6:30 PM
co-sponsored by the Georges River Land Trust
Building Body Image for Teens / Saturday, June 24, 2017 10:00 AM
A 6 week program with many components, including dance, choreography and filmography!
Tea & Tots / Saturday, June 24, 2017 10:30 AM
Every 4th Saturday
Adult Art Workshop / Monday, June 26, 2017 11:00 AM
This week: Reds, whites and blues
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, June 27, 2017 4:00 PM
This week: 4th of July celebrations
Let's Talk About It Book Group / Tuesday, June 27, 2017 6:00 PM
This year's theme is Making a Difference: How Love and Duty Change Lives
Storytime & Crafts / Wednesday, June 28, 2017 10:30 AM
Storytime and craft
Maker Space in the Library / Wednesday, June 28, 2017 11:00 AM
with Pam Bryer from the Midcoast STEAM Microschool
LEGO™ Club / Thursday, June 29, 2017 4:15 PM
Build a piece for our July display case!
Film: Almost Sunrise / Thursday, June 29, 2017 6:30 PM
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