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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 

 


 


News

Thursday, August 21 at 6:00 PM
Solace, Hospice & Other End of Life Comforts

Rob Gabe will discuss Coastal Family Hospice, which  provides volunteer support to Kno-Wal-Lin's Hospice patients in Knox and Lincoln counties. Interspersed throughout the evening will be songs by Solace. Solace is a community-based volunteer chorus that brings the gift of song to those who are in passage. Read more....


Saturday, August 23 at 10:30 AM
Show & Tell {for grown-ups}

Bring Your Stories. Remember Show & Tell from when you were in kindergarten? Well it’s time for grown-up Show & Tell. Bring a photo, letter, family heirloom or artifact and share your story. Or just come and listen. It’s like elementary school without the gerbils. Join Meghan Vigeant, a personal historian, for an event sure to evoke laughter, tears, and memories. 


Thursday, August 28 at 6:00 PM
Film: To Be or Not to Be

Jack Benny and Carol Lombard portray Maria and Josefa Tura, Polish stage stars, who pit the talents of their acting troupe against the Gestapo in the early stages of the war.


Read the current issue of the Rockland Reader, The Friends' quarterly newsletter:

 



 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.

 

 Let's Draw Maine Memories of August!
Children's Drawing Classes

Children will continue exploring Maine memories this summer at the weekly drawing classes led by Catinka Knoth. Knoth leads children, (and adults), ages 6 and up, in follow-along drawings on a variety of motifs. Children age 10 and under should be accompanied by an adult. August themes  will include subjects such as: Maine lighthouses and boats, Maine birds such as puffins, eagles, ospreys, chickadees, Maine farms with blueberry farming and belted galloways;  and a Maine country fair. Each week is a different theme



Midcoast Maine Lighthouse and Boat Scenes
August Adult Art Classes

Catinka Knoth will teach drawing  Midcoast Maine lighthouse and boat scenes,  Mondays in August  at 11 am. in the Community Room.  Led by Knoth, participants make their own lighthouse and boat drawings  using colored pencils and crayons. Each week is a different scene. Knoth will give instruction and guidance. She invites students of all levels to come make art  in this communal and diverse environment .Knoth provides the classes free of charge, with materials supplied.

Programs & Events

Adult Art Workshop / Monday, August 18, 2014 11:00 AM
Adult Art Workshop: Sailboats by Rockland Breakwater
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, August 19, 2014 4:00 PM
Let's draw Maine farming scenes!
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, August 20, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Beginner’s Sign Language / Wednesday, August 20, 2014 11:00 AM
Beginner’s Sign Language
Farmers' Market Storytime / Thursday, August 21, 2014 9:00 AM
Farmers' Market Storytime
Solace, Hospice & Other End of Life Comforts / Thursday, August 21, 2014 6:00 PM
Solace, Hospice & Other End of Life Comforts
Baby Storytime / Friday, August 22, 2014 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Show & Tell {for grown-ups} / Saturday, August 23, 2014 10:30 AM
Show & Tell {for grown-ups}
Adult Art Workshop / Monday, August 25, 2014 11:00 AM
Adult Drawing Workshop: Lobsterboat heads home by Marshall Pt.
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, August 26, 2014 4:00 PM
Let's draw a Maine country fair!
Storytime & Crafts / Wednesday, August 27, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime and Crafts
Farmers' Market Storytime / Thursday, August 28, 2014 9:00 AM
Farmers' Market Storytime
Film: To Be or Not to Be / Thursday, August 28, 2014 6:00 PM
Film: To Be or Not to Be
Baby Storytime / Friday, August 29, 2014 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Storytime & Craft / Saturday, August 30, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, September 03, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Baby Storytime / Friday, September 05, 2014 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Book Covering Workshop! / Sunday, September 07, 2014 2:00 PM
Book Covering Workshop
Baby Storytime / Friday, September 12, 2014 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Storytime & Crafts / Saturday, September 13, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime & Crafts
Storytime & Craft / Saturday, September 27, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft

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