Rockport Public Library
One Limerock Street, PO Box 8, Rockport, Maine 04856-0008

Children and Young Adults



Weekly Story Time for preschool children

Tuesdays  at 10:30

with Kim Slocomb

Kim Slocomb and Pilot

Kim and her horse Pilot

Every Tuesday morning at 10:30 am, join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, and sometimes a craft. This program is for babies through age 5 or so.  For more information, call 236-3642.


Annual Easter Egg Hunt!Eggs

April 19 – 10:30 to 11:30 AM –  Annual Easter Egg Hunt!   Come to the library to look for eggs in the Park across from the library grounds.  We will have sidewalk chalk and craft activities.   This program is free and open to the public.

 

April Vacation Fun is now at your Library!

Tuesday -  April 22  - LEGO and Board Game Hour!   2:00 to 3:00 PM – board games and
limited amount of LEGO’s provided – or feel free to bring your own.

Wednesday – April 23 –  Bookmark, Bookmarks, Bookmarks!  Join us from 2:00 to 3:00 PM for
craft fun as we make 100 bookmarks for our upcoming 100th anniversary.  Of course you can
make one to take home too!

Thursday – April 24  2:00 to 3:30 PM  Felting Fun for Kids with Martha Mitchell! 
Mermaids and other sea creatures will be the theme.   Call or email to register as space
is limited.  We ask that children 8 and under be accompanied by an adult as felting
needles will be used.

Friday – April 25  Afternoon children’s movie with popcorn!   2:00 to 3:30 PM – please
call for the movie title.

 



 

NEWS!

Awards

The winner of the 2013 Chickadee Award is..

Won-Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku by Lee Wardlaw and illustrated by
Eugene Yelchin

2nd place: Monkey: A Trickster Tale from India by Gerald McDermott

3rd place: Marshall Armstrong is New to Our School by David Mackinstosh

 


A note from Kim Slocomb

Hi everyone!

Welcome to Rockport Public Library's Children and Youth Services. I am very excited to be back in the community to serve as your librarian after a three and a half year stint as a library manager in Florida. Although I have worked in many capacities in libraries in both Florida and Maine, my passion is working with children, and my dream job is to work with children in a library setting.

I love nurturing a child's natural curiosity and sharing the excitement of experiencing the word through a child's eyes.

My education background in child development and elementary education, along with my volunteer experience with the Freedom Riders and Special Olympics, has provided me the opportunity to work with children and youth in varied environments. In addition to my love of reading you will notice from my photos that I am an animal lover. I am also an experienced horsewoman and have been riding horses since I was 11 years old. Along with my horse Pilot, I have a dog Ebbtide (Ebbi for short). I look forward to getting to know all of you!

Kim Slocomb and her dog Ebbi

A child's experience with reading is of the utmost importance to me. If you have any suggestions or concerns, I am here for you.

Sincerely,

Kim Slocomb


Thanks Heavenly Bean Bags! You may have noticed our bean bags are full and fluffy again. The owners of Heavenly Beanbags revived them for free and we didn't even have to ask. Now that's service!


Rockport Public Library YA Alcove sign

Young Adult Collection

Enjoy great books, games, audiobooks, and movies.

Reading in the Rockport Public Library YA area

Interested in joining the Youth Advisory Board? Contact Kim Slocomb at 236-3642. Have a say in the collection, services, and programs. Your opinion matters to us.

 

Writer's Group

Writer's Group starting Wednesday, July 10 with Fran Hodgkins at 4:00-5:00. This program is intended for Middle and High School aged children. Please join us!  New members always welcome. More information to come. Future dates and times to be determined.


Parents and guardians please take note of our unattended children policy.

 


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