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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

 When the weather is Frightful
  Village Soup, Bangor Daily News, and Channels 6 & 13, or the
Library’s Facebook Page for information on delays or closures



Tuesday, February 28th at 6:00 PM
Civil Discourse Workshop

The Library and the Midcoast Women’s Collective are co-sponsoring a workshop on Civil Discourse facilitated by Terry Hayes. The purpose of the program is to encourage rich and productive dialogue, to identify common ground, and learn techniques for communicating both effectively and respectfully particularly in difficult situations. Terry is a former state legislator, the current Maine State Treasurer, and she is a skilled and knowledgeable practitioner of, and advocate for, civil discourse.  After watching a short video that illustrates the possibilities and positive outcomes of civil discourse, Terry will facilitate both self-discovery exercises and group discussion/problem solving for future actions.

Thursday, March 2nd at 6:30 PM
Talk: Why Meditate?

Join Shastri Christopher St. John for a relaxed and inspiring conversation regarding the question: Why Meditate? Christopher will open with a discussion about the benefits of meditation and a synopsis of the most common reasons people have undertaken meditation throughout history (more) 



The Annual Poetry Month Contest is now open!
This year's theme- Away From Home

It's a big world; it's a small world. Where in the world do you want to go and why? For this year's Poetry Contest, we would like you to write about being away from home, and what that means to you. Your poem can be about someone from away, a special place you have gone or the place you most want to visit. Your poem's limit is world-wide. Take us on your journey. For full contest rules click here, then get writing and have fun! 


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