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Library Hours

Mon, Tue & Thu:
9 AM to 8 PM

Wed, Fri & Sat:
9 AM to 5 PM

1 PM 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.


The Book Stop

The Book Stop, staffed by volunteers, is open year round:

NEW  Book Stop Hours: Monday - Saturday 10-1

Closed on Sundays & Holidays.

Friends of Rockland Public Library oversees the The Book Stop, a wonderful used bookstore located on the lower level of the library building.  All proceeds help support the Rockland Public Library. 


What you’ll find…

We carry hardcovers, traditional paperbacks, trade copy paperbacks, and large print.  We have DVDs, VHS tapes, CDs, and audiobooks.  Our shelves are stocked with fiction and non-fiction for children, young adult, and adult readers; topics cover art, science, history, biography, current events, romance, travel, how-to, reference, cookbooks, and everything in between.  And then there’s the Curio Cart section!

Our prices…

DVDs, CDs, Audiobooks – as marked

VHS - $1

Children’s Books - $0.50 or as marked

Traditional Paperback (small) - $0.50

Trade Copy Paperback  - $2.00

Hardcover - $3.00 or 2 for $5.00

Large Print - $1.00

New Hardcover (marked with a yellow dot sticker) - $4.00

And sometimes there is a SALE on certain items!

Donation Policy… 

Donations of books, movies, and music in good condition or better are always welcome.  Please be sure items are clean (not musty or moldy). 

We are always in need of children’s books.

Sorry, but we do not accept the following…

Musty or moldy or damaged items


Readers Digest condensed books

Magazines or other periodicals

Vinyl records

Home video tapes of television shows

Most textbooks

Medical or health books more than 5 years old

Technical or computer books more than 5 years old

Please call ahead to the Library (594-0310) if you have more than three boxes or large bags of books to donate.   Be sure to leave your name, phone number, and the best time to reach you.  We will call you back to schedule a convenient time for you to bring in a large donation.

Once donations are accepted, they may be added to the Library’s collection or they may be sold at The Book Stop or at a book sale.  In the event of items being sold, the proceeds are used to fund new purchases or programs for the Library.  Your donation makes a difference!  And we thank you for it!   

If you are interested in volunteering in The Book Stop, please contact Nancy Eugley at 594-7601.

To volunteer in the library, click here for more information.

To learn more about Friends of Rockland Public Library or to become a member, make a donation, or volunteer at one of our events, please click here


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

Rockland Public Library is a department of the City of Rockland.

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Library photos courtesy of Norman McGrath ©2001

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