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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



Thursday, November 23rd & Friday November 24th- Happy Thanksgiving!



Starting November 13th
World Kindness Day Food (And More!) Drive 

The Library will observe World Kindness Day with a food drive. Children and adults are asked to bring in non-perishable foods for the Area Interfaith Outreach Food Pantry in Rockland and help out local neighbors in need. The food drive will last through the end of December. We’ll also be collecting personal hygiene products for “One Less Worry.”  Please donate only un-opened and un-expired items.


Saturday, November 25
Tree Auction & Holiday House Tour

The Friends will hold their annual Tree Auction the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Tabletop decorated trees will be “silent auctioned” off from 10 AM to 4:15 PM in conjunction with The Historic Inns of Rockland Holiday Tour. During the tour, people can visit the inns in the neighborhood of the Library. All proceeds from the Tour and Tree Auction will go directly to support the Library! House Tour: Suggested $10 donation, though admission is free. 

Tuesday, November 28th at 6:30 PM
Travel Talk: Newfoundland's East Coast Trail with Tom Jamrog

Newfoundland’s  East Coast Trail covers over 180 miles of world-class coastal wilderness hiking. In 2012 National Geographic named the ECT as one of the 10 best adventure destinations in the world. Join Triple Crown Hiker Tom Jamrog on his presentation of his August 2017 two week thru-hike of this cultural, historic, and little traveled gem.

Thursday, November 30th at 6:30 PM
"One Story Three Versions" Film Series:
The Shop Around the Corner

(1940;  99 min. ) James Stewart plays a Budapest store clerk who finds himself feuding with his co-worker, played by Margaret Sullavan, only to unknowingly fall in love with her. This is the first in a three part-series highlighting The Shop Around the Corner and its two subsequent remakes, In the Good Old Summertime (to  be shown December 14) and You’ve Got Mail   (to be shown December 28). 

Tuesday, December 5th at 6:00 PM
Family Code Night

We are inviting local families to attend a groundbreaking computer science education event, Family Code Night! This is a free, fun, family event at which children K-5 and their parents do their first hour of coding, together. Registration is recommended, please call the library to reserve your spot.

Programs & Events

Storytime & Crafts / Wednesday, November 22, 2017 10:30 AM
Hear some stories and color or do crafts
Festival of Trees Silent Auction and Inn Tour / Saturday, November 25, 2017 10:00 AM
Hosted by the Friends of Rockland Library
Tea & Tots / Saturday, November 25, 2017 10:30 AM
Last Saturday of every month
Adult Art Workshop / Monday, November 27, 2017 11:00 AM
This week: Native American motifs
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, November 28, 2017 4:00 PM
This week: Let's draw Native American designs and motifs!
Travel Talk: Newfoundland's East Coast Trail / Tuesday, November 28, 2017 6:30 PM
with Tom Jamrog
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, November 29, 2017 10:30 AM
Storytime and craft/coloring
Baby Storytime / Thursday, November 30, 2017 10:30 AM
In the Children's room
One Story, Three Versions Part 1 / Thursday, November 30, 2017 6:30 PM
"The Shop Around the Corner" 1940
Family Code Night / Tuesday, December 05, 2017 6:00 PM
Pre-registration recommended, call 594-0310.
Camden Conference Talk / Thursday, December 07, 2017 6:30 PM
Facing Maine’s Demographic Challenges: The Fate of the Nation’s Oldest State–Charles Lawton
Destination Wellness Talk: Healing Through Writing / Tuesday, December 12, 2017 6:30 PM
Healing the Heart Through Writing with Kathrin Seitz
"One Story, Three Version" Film Series, Part 2 / Thursday, December 14, 2017 6:30 PM
In The Good Old Summertime, 1949
Family Fun with 4-H / Tuesday, December 19, 2017 6:00 PM
Free and open to all ages
Holiday Sing-Along and Mini-Concert / Thursday, December 21, 2017 6:30 PM
In the Reading Room
One Story, Three Version Film Series, Part 3 / Thursday, December 28, 2017 6:30 PM
"You've Got Mail" 1998

80 Union Street | Rockland, ME 04841 | Phone: (207) 594-0310 | Fax: (207) 594-0333

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