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Rockport Public Library
1 Limerock Street
P.O. Box 8
Rockport, ME 04856


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207-236-3642

 

 

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rpl@rockport.lib.me.us

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Mon - Sat: 9:30 to 5:30
Except Wed: 11:00 to 8:00
Sun: CLOSED

 

 

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR BOOK SALE

Book Sale Volunteers

The Friends of the Rockport Library are gearing up for their next book sale in the lower level of the library on Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20, from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. If you would like to sign up for a shift to volunteer at the book sale, please stop by the library or call us at 207-236-3642.

 

 

Featured Events

 

 

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ADULT PROGRAM

Solar Energy in Maine

Challenges and Solutions to Going Solar in Maine
April 17, @ 6:00 p.m.

For the third program in the Rockport Conservation Commission's 2024 Climate Series at the Rockport Library, Lindsay Bourgoine (of ReVision Energy) will delve into the policies surrounding clean energy in Maine and explore the factors influencing the transition to clean energy. Additionally, she'll discuss the solar opportunities available to Rockport residents. Community solar stands out as a crucial tool in bringing tangible economic and environmental benefits to all Mainers, ensuring an equitable electric future.

CHILDREN/FAMILY PROGRAM

Special Author Event With Ben Hatke
April 13, at 11:00 a.m.

Join us for a very special event with New York Times bestselling author/illustrator, Ben Hatke! Hatke’s presentation will explore and demonstrate his approach to visual storytelling and encourage kids to try his strategies with their own stories. Ben Hatke is the author/ilustrator of the much-loved Zita the Spacegirl graphic novel trilogy. He has also created many other popular fantasy adventures such as the Mighty Jack graphic novel series, Julia’s House for Lost Creatures, and his latest graphic novel series, Things in the Basement.

Space is limited for this event. Please call the library, 207-236-3642, to register your family.

This is a free event, open to all families.

This event is generously sponsored by: The Rockport Library Foundation 

 

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On Exhibit

April 2 - 27
Inspired Perspectives:
Exploring Creativity in Adult Ed

Presented by:

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The exhibit will showcase pieces by students enrolled in the current semester of different adult ed art classes including: watercolor, oil painting, carving, pottery, and fabric craft.

The public is invited to a reception with the student artists at the Rockport Library on Friday, April 5, from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. 

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Popular Digital Resources

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Your Rockport Library card grants you access to a vast online library of ebooks and audiobooks to enjoy on the web, a tablet, or your mobile device. CLICK HERE to learn more.


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Start searching billions of records and discover your family's story. CLICK HERE for access. (This resource can only be accessed while using a computer inside the library.)


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Explore a hub of online resources that includes databases and full text articles from magazines, newspapers, journals and reference. CLICK HERE to dive in.

 

Friends of the Rockport Public Library

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The Friends of the Rockport Public Library introduces library lovers to each other while building connections throughout our community. Hosting meetings, events, and book sales, the organization supports the library on several levels. In past years, we have helped purchase library materials; supported the annual butterfly gardens; provided new book stacks and exterior railings; and funded programs that serve everyone using the library. CLICK HERE to learn more about volunteer and membership opportuntities.

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The Foundation is an IRS 501.c3 not-for-profit organization formed in 2018 by a small group of dedicated Rockport residents to raise the required funding for the new Rockport Public Library. While we successfully raised the initial funding for the building and furnishings, we’ve now set our sights on developing a world-class speaker series. CLICK HERE to learn more.


Photos of Chris Bohjalian, Lily King, and Will Shortz