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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

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Get ready, April is National Poetry Month! The 2015 Poetry Month contest is now open! The theme this year is In Air, On Land, At Sea. Click here for more details and get writing!

News

Thursday, March 5 at 6:00 PM
Food Safety Symposium

Co-sponsored by the Good Tern Co-Op. Good Tern Co-op invites the community to a  Food Safety Symposium at GMOs, organic vs. conventional growing methods and the best practices in packaging. A panel of members of the Good Tern will present three topics for 20 minutes each followed by discussion.




Saturday, March 14 from 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM
Midwinter Clearance Book Sale

All books are $5.00/bag. Bags will be supplied. Sale hours: 9am to 4pm, in the Community Room on the lower level of the Library.Bake sale 9 am to 2pm in the lobby.Sponsored by the Friends of Rockland Public Library.






Maine Public Library Fund income tax check-off

*New* Memoir Writing Workshops
Tuesdays from 10:00 AM- 11:30 AM

Working on a memoir or just interested in memoir writing? Come to these ongoing writing workshops. Everyone is invited; bring something to read, or just come and listen. For more information, please contact Dorothy Nyman at 596-0363.
 

 
“Let’s Talk About It” Book Group

Next month's title for “The Mirror of Maine: The Maine Community in Myth and Reality” book group is Wildfire Loose and participants will meet on Saturday, March 7 at 10:30 AM in the Library’s Community Room to discuss it.  Mary Alice Brennan, a scholar provided by the Maine Humanities Council facilitates the discussions. Books for the program are available for loan at the library.  Please call the library at 594-0310 to register and come in to pick up next month's book.


 

Let's Draw March  Themes!
Adult Art Classes

Catinka Knoth  will lead an art workshop series for adults, on creating art around March Motifs. Participants will visit themes such as the Iditarod dog sled races, Celtic designs for St. Patrick's day, greens and the arrival of Spring, the "Circus Comes to Town", and Easter. Each week will be a different subject. Classes meet at 11 AM, on Mondays, in the Community Room. Led by Knoth, participants will create their own art. Knoth provides the classes free of charge, with materials supplied. Friends of Rockland Library host the workshops, which are open to the public.
 

 

Programs & Events

Memoir Writing Workshops / Tuesday, March 03, 2015 10:00 AM
Memoir Writing Workshop
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, March 03, 2015 4:00 PM
Let's Draw a March Medley!
Creative Crafts with Artist Susan Beebe / Thursday, March 05, 2015 4:00 PM
Creative Crafts with Artist Susan Beebe: Fairy Houses
Rockland Rhythm Masters / Thursday, March 05, 2015 4:30 PM
Rockland Rhythm Masters
Food Safety Symposium / Thursday, March 05, 2015 6:00 PM
Food Safety Symposium
Baby Storytime / Friday, March 06, 2015 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Storytime & Craft / Saturday, March 07, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Funky Necklaces Jewelry Contest / Saturday, March 07, 2015 11:00 AM
Funky Necklaces Jewelry Contest
Email Basics Class / Saturday, March 07, 2015 3:00 PM
Email Basics Class
Memoir Writing Workshops / Tuesday, March 10, 2015 10:00 AM
Memoir Writing Workshop
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, March 10, 2015 4:00 PM
"Let's Draw A March Medley!": St.Patrick's Day
LEGO™ Club / Tuesday, March 10, 2015 4:15 PM
LEGO™ Club
Storytime & Crafts / Wednesday, March 11, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Crafts
Creative Crafts with Artist Susan Beebe / Thursday, March 12, 2015 4:00 PM
Creative Crafts with Artist Susan Beebe
Rockland Rhythm Masters / Thursday, March 12, 2015 4:30 PM
Rockland Rhythm Masters
Exploring the Photography Archives of the PMM / Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:00 PM
Exploring the Photography Archives of the Penobscot Marine Museum
Baby Storytime / Friday, March 13, 2015 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Book & Bake Sale / Saturday, March 14, 2015 9:00 AM
Mid-winter clearance book sale! 9-4, Community Room. Bake sale, 9-2, Library lobby.
Indoor Spring Sowing of Seeds with Miss Jean / Saturday, March 14, 2015 10:30 AM
Indoor Spring Sowing of Seeds with Miss Jean
Storytime & Craft / Saturday, March 14, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Youth Story Hour / Monday, March 16, 2015 4:00 PM
Youth Story Hour
Memoir Writing Workshops / Tuesday, March 17, 2015 10:00 AM
Memoir Writing Workshops
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, March 17, 2015 4:00 PM
"Let's Draw A March Medley!": Spring
Storytime & Crafts / Wednesday, March 18, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime and Crafts
What’s In The Trunk?: Get a Clue! / Wednesday, March 18, 2015 3:30 PM
What’s In The Trunk?: Get a Clue!
Creative Crafts with Artist Susan Beebe / Thursday, March 19, 2015 4:00 PM
Creative Crafts with Artist Susan Beebe
Rockland Rhythm Masters / Thursday, March 19, 2015 4:30 PM
Rockland Rhythm Masters
Finding People for Fun and Profit / Thursday, March 19, 2015 6:00 PM
Finding People for Fun and Profit
Baby Storytime / Friday, March 20, 2015 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Storytime & Crafts / Saturday, March 21, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Crafts
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, March 24, 2015 4:00 PM
"Let's Draw A March Medley!": The Circus - acrobats & animals
LEGO™ Club / Tuesday, March 24, 2015 4:15 PM
LEGO™ Club
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, March 25, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Creative Crafts with Artist Susan Beebe / Thursday, March 26, 2015 4:00 PM
Creative Crafts with Artist Susan Beebe
Film: The Owl and the Sparrow / Thursday, March 26, 2015 6:00 PM
Film: The Owl and the Sparrow
Baby Storytime / Friday, March 27, 2015 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Storytime & Craft / Saturday, March 28, 2015 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Printmaking on Tees / Saturday, March 28, 2015 11:00 AM
Printmaking on Tees
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, March 31, 2015 4:00 PM
"Let's Draw a March Medley!": Easter

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