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   Friday, November 24, 2017
9:00 AM- 5:30 PM
Library Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving Friday
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us



   Saturday, November 25, 2017
9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Drop in Mah-Jongg
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Stop by to meet fellow Mah-Jongg enthusiasts and play. All levels of play welcome.

Mah-Jongg meets every Wednesday afternoon from 1:00-4:00 PM and every Saturday morning from 9:00-12:00 PM.



10:00 AM- 11:30 AM
Booklover's Cafe
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Come and enjoy tea, coffee, and muffins and share the wealth of your reading experiences with other Rockport Readers. In the words of one participant, BookLover's Cafe is "a chance to talk with real people about real books!" Be prepared to chat informally about one or two books or authors you love, or just stop by to listen. Join us! All are welcome.


   Monday, November 27, 2017
1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
French Conversation Group
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
French Conversation Group. Meets every Monday and Friday at 1:30 p.m. All proficiency levels welcome.


   Tuesday, November 28, 2017
10:30 AM
Tuesday Story Time
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Every Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m., join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, and sometimes a craft. This program is for babies through age 5 or so.


3:30 PM
Pageturners
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact: Ben Odgren   236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Pageturners will be meating on the first and fourth Tuesday this month.

Pageturners is a drawing and graphic novel-making club for middle school students. We toss around ideas, give each other drawing challenges, and have a good time!

We meet on the first and third Tuesday of every month in the teen room at the Rockport Public Library at 3:30pm.



   Wednesday, November 29, 2017
1:00 PM- 4:00 PM
Drop in Mah-Jongg
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Stop by to meet fellow Mah-Jongg enthusiasts and play. All levels of play welcome.

Mah-Jongg meets every Wednesday afternoon from 1:00-4:00 PM and every Saturday morning from 9:00-12:00 PM.



   Thursday, November 30, 2017
4:00 PM- 5:30 PM
Thursday Tech Tutors
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Just drop in and we will have a staff member on hand to help you with whatever your tech needs are. We can help with anything from basic computer questions to using your IPad with the Maine Download Library.


1:00 PM- 4:00 PM
Bridge Group
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Stop by to play the wonderful game of Bridge. Cards and paper for scoring will be provided. All levels of play welcome.

Bridge Group meets every Thursday from 1:00-4:00 PM.



   Friday, December 1, 2017
3:00 PM- 5:00 PM
VR Friday
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Every Friday from 3-5 we will be on hand to show off our new HTC Vive Virtual Reality Headset. Drop in and we will be show you how to look, move, and interact in an immersive virtual world.


1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
French Conversation Group
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
French Conversation Group. Meets every Monday and Friday at 1:30 p.m. All proficiency levels welcome.


   Saturday, December 2, 2017
9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Drop in Mah-Jongg
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Stop by to meet fellow Mah-Jongg enthusiasts and play. All levels of play welcome.

Mah-Jongg meets every Wednesday afternoon from 1:00-4:00 PM and every Saturday morning from 9:00-12:00 PM.



   Monday, December 4, 2017
1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
French Conversation Group
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
French Conversation Group. Meets every Monday and Friday at 1:30 p.m. All proficiency levels welcome.


   Tuesday, December 5, 2017
10:30 AM
Tuesday Story Time
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Every Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m., join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, and sometimes a craft. This program is for babies through age 5 or so.


3:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Fiber Arts Group
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Meets on the first, third, and sometimes fifth Tuesday of the month from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Do you have a yen to knit, spin, crochet, embroider, felt, or do other types of fiber arts? Would you like to work on your stitching with other like-minded enthusiasts? Have a place to ask questions, share tips and generally enjoy your self? Then come to the Rockport Public Library Fiber Arts Group



3:30 PM
Pageturners
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact: Ben Odgren   236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Pageturners is a drawing and graphic novel-making club for middle school students. We toss around ideas, give each other drawing challenges, and have a good time!

We meet on the first and third Tuesday of every month in the teen room at the Rockport Public Library at 3:30pm.



   Wednesday, December 6, 2017
6:30 PM
Wicked Good First Wednesday Book Group
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Wicked Good First Wednesday Book Group meets once per month-usually on the first Wednesday of the month. New members always welcome.


1:00 PM- 4:00 PM
Drop in Mah-Jongg
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Stop by to meet fellow Mah-Jongg enthusiasts and play. All levels of play welcome.

Mah-Jongg meets every Wednesday afternoon from 1:00-4:00 PM and every Saturday morning from 9:00-12:00 PM.



3:30 PM- 5:00 PM
LEGO Builders Club
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Every first and third Wednesday from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. we will be using LEGOs to build that weeks optional design challenge. All Legos will be provided by the library. Check our website, or call the library to find out what that weeks challenge will be!


   Thursday, December 7, 2017
4:00 PM- 5:30 PM
Thursday Tech Tutors
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Just drop in and we will have a staff member on hand to help you with whatever your tech needs are. We can help with anything from basic computer questions to using your IPad with the Maine Download Library.


1:00 PM- 4:00 PM
Bridge Group
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Stop by to play the wonderful game of Bridge. Cards and paper for scoring will be provided. All levels of play welcome.

Bridge Group meets every Thursday from 1:00-4:00 PM.



4:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Poets' Corner
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Thursday Poets' corner: Meets on the first and third Thursdays of the month from 4:00 to 5:00 PM.

The workshop is open to the public and welcomes all levels of ability and experience. Bring a selection of work to share. Local poets George Chappell and Jim Ostheimer will conduct the workshops.



   Friday, December 8, 2017
3:00 PM- 5:00 PM
VR Friday
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Every Friday from 3-5 we will be on hand to show off our new HTC Vive Virtual Reality Headset. Drop in and we will be show you how to look, move, and interact in an immersive virtual world.


1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
French Conversation Group
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
French Conversation Group. Meets every Monday and Friday at 1:30 p.m. All proficiency levels welcome.


   Saturday, December 9, 2017
9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Drop in Mah-Jongg
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Stop by to meet fellow Mah-Jongg enthusiasts and play. All levels of play welcome.

Mah-Jongg meets every Wednesday afternoon from 1:00-4:00 PM and every Saturday morning from 9:00-12:00 PM.



   Monday, December 11, 2017
1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
French Conversation Group
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
French Conversation Group. Meets every Monday and Friday at 1:30 p.m. All proficiency levels welcome.


   Tuesday, December 12, 2017
10:30 AM
Tuesday Story Time
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Every Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m., join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, and sometimes a craft. This program is for babies through age 5 or so.


   Wednesday, December 13, 2017
1:45 PM- 3:45 PM
After School Math Clinic
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Stop by the library between 1:45 and 3:45 for a math clinic. Thor Gabrielsen will be available to tutor in all mathamatics up to middle school geometry.


1:00 PM- 4:00 PM
Drop in Mah-Jongg
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Stop by to meet fellow Mah-Jongg enthusiasts and play. All levels of play welcome.

Mah-Jongg meets every Wednesday afternoon from 1:00-4:00 PM and every Saturday morning from 9:00-12:00 PM.



6:30 PM- 8:00 PM
Event Location: Rockport Opera House
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Have you ever bought something you already owned because it was easier than finding the thing you had? Do you find yourself misplacing keys, glasses, or small children? Are you feeling overwhelmed and edgy over things you may have forgotten to do?
 
Join organizational habits expert Janie Downey Maxwell on Wednesday, 12/13 from 6:30 to 8:00 PM at the Rockport Opera House to learn how to get more done. From big projects to everyday tasks, Janie can help you bring organizational peace into your life. Please bring a pad of paper and something to write with.



6:30 PM- 8:00 PM
Organizational Zen with Janie Downey Maxwell
Event Location: Rockport Opera House
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Have you ever bought something you already owned because it was easier than finding the thing you had? Do you find yourself misplacing keys, glasses, or small children? Are you feeling overwhelmed and edgy over things you may have forgotten to do?
 
Join organizational habits expert Janie Downey Maxwell on Tuesday, 12/13 from 6:30 to 8:00 PM at the Rockport Opera House to learn how to get more done. From big projects to everyday tasks, Janie can help you bring organizational peace into your life. Please bring a pad of paper and something to write with.
 



   Thursday, December 14, 2017
4:00 PM- 5:30 PM
Thursday Tech Tutors
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Just drop in and we will have a staff member on hand to help you with whatever your tech needs are. We can help with anything from basic computer questions to using your IPad with the Maine Download Library.


1:00 PM- 4:00 PM
Bridge Group
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Stop by to play the wonderful game of Bridge. Cards and paper for scoring will be provided. All levels of play welcome.

Bridge Group meets every Thursday from 1:00-4:00 PM.



   Friday, December 15, 2017
3:00 PM- 5:00 PM
VR Friday
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Every Friday from 3-5 we will be on hand to show off our new HTC Vive Virtual Reality Headset. Drop in and we will be show you how to look, move, and interact in an immersive virtual world.


1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
French Conversation Group
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
French Conversation Group. Meets every Monday and Friday at 1:30 p.m. All proficiency levels welcome.


   Saturday, December 16, 2017
9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Drop in Mah-Jongg
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Stop by to meet fellow Mah-Jongg enthusiasts and play. All levels of play welcome.

Mah-Jongg meets every Wednesday afternoon from 1:00-4:00 PM and every Saturday morning from 9:00-12:00 PM.



   Monday, December 18, 2017
1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
French Conversation Group
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
French Conversation Group. Meets every Monday and Friday at 1:30 p.m. All proficiency levels welcome.


   Tuesday, December 19, 2017
10:30 AM
Tuesday Story Time
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Every Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m., join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, and sometimes a craft. This program is for babies through age 5 or so.


3:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Fiber Arts Group
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Meets on the first, third, and sometimes fifth Tuesday of the month from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Do you have a yen to knit, spin, crochet, embroider, felt, or do other types of fiber arts? Would you like to work on your stitching with other like-minded enthusiasts? Have a place to ask questions, share tips and generally enjoy your self? Then come to the Rockport Public Library Fiber Arts Group



3:30 PM
Pageturners
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact: Ben Odgren   236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Pageturners is a drawing and graphic novel-making club for middle school students. We toss around ideas, give each other drawing challenges, and have a good time!

We meet on the first and third Tuesday of every month in the teen room at the Rockport Public Library at 3:30pm.



   Wednesday, December 20, 2017
1:00 PM- 4:00 PM
Drop in Mah-Jongg
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Stop by to meet fellow Mah-Jongg enthusiasts and play. All levels of play welcome.

Mah-Jongg meets every Wednesday afternoon from 1:00-4:00 PM and every Saturday morning from 9:00-12:00 PM.



3:30 PM- 5:00 PM
LEGO Builders Club
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Every first and third Wednesday from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. we will be using LEGOs to build that weeks optional design challenge. All Legos will be provided by the library. Check our website, or call the library to find out what that weeks challenge will be!


6:00 PM- 7:30 PM
RPL Writers' Group
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
RPL Writers' Group 6:00 PM to 7:30 pm on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at the Rockport Public LIbrary.

The group is open to all writers, published or aspiring, and will welcome works in all genres. Facilitator Fran Hodgkins says, "Here, writers can share their questions and their experiences with writing and publishing, the do's and don'ts.

The main goal of the group is to give writers a place to get feedback on their work. Writers will be welcome to read their work to the group and receive constructive suggestions. "We want everyone to feel comfortable with sharing his or her work, though no one will be required to read- it's strictly voluntary!"



   Thursday, December 21, 2017
4:00 PM- 5:30 PM
Thursday Tech Tutors
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Just drop in and we will have a staff member on hand to help you with whatever your tech needs are. We can help with anything from basic computer questions to using your IPad with the Maine Download Library.


1:00 PM- 4:00 PM
Bridge Group
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Stop by to play the wonderful game of Bridge. Cards and paper for scoring will be provided. All levels of play welcome.

Bridge Group meets every Thursday from 1:00-4:00 PM.



4:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Poets' Corner
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Thursday Poets' corner: Meets on the first and third Thursdays of the month from 4:00 to 5:00 PM.

The workshop is open to the public and welcomes all levels of ability and experience. Bring a selection of work to share. Local poets George Chappell and Jim Ostheimer will conduct the workshops.



   Friday, December 22, 2017
3:00 PM- 5:00 PM
VR Friday
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Every Friday from 3-5 we will be on hand to show off our new HTC Vive Virtual Reality Headset. Drop in and we will be show you how to look, move, and interact in an immersive virtual world.


1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
French Conversation Group
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
French Conversation Group. Meets every Monday and Friday at 1:30 p.m. All proficiency levels welcome.


   Saturday, December 23, 2017
9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Drop in Mah-Jongg
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Stop by to meet fellow Mah-Jongg enthusiasts and play. All levels of play welcome.

Mah-Jongg meets every Wednesday afternoon from 1:00-4:00 PM and every Saturday morning from 9:00-12:00 PM.



   Monday, December 25, 2017
9:00 AM- 5:30 PM
Closed in Observance of Christmas Day
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us



   Tuesday, December 26, 2017
10:30 AM
Tuesday Story Time
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Every Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m., join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, and sometimes a craft. This program is for babies through age 5 or so.


   Wednesday, December 27, 2017
1:00 PM- 4:00 PM
Drop in Mah-Jongg
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Stop by to meet fellow Mah-Jongg enthusiasts and play. All levels of play welcome.

Mah-Jongg meets every Wednesday afternoon from 1:00-4:00 PM and every Saturday morning from 9:00-12:00 PM.



6:30 PM- 7:45 PM
Genealogical Society Meeting
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
The Mid-coast Chapter of the Maine Genealogical Society meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm.

Anyone interested in family history is welcome to attend. You do not have to be a member of the Maine Genealogical Society. For more information contact Helen Shaw at hashaw@earthlink.net.



   Thursday, December 28, 2017
4:00 PM- 5:30 PM
Thursday Tech Tutors
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Just drop in and we will have a staff member on hand to help you with whatever your tech needs are. We can help with anything from basic computer questions to using your IPad with the Maine Download Library.


1:00 PM- 4:00 PM
Bridge Group
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Stop by to play the wonderful game of Bridge. Cards and paper for scoring will be provided. All levels of play welcome.

Bridge Group meets every Thursday from 1:00-4:00 PM.



   Friday, December 29, 2017
3:00 PM- 5:00 PM
VR Friday
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Every Friday from 3-5 we will be on hand to show off our new HTC Vive Virtual Reality Headset. Drop in and we will be show you how to look, move, and interact in an immersive virtual world.


1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
French Conversation Group
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
French Conversation Group. Meets every Monday and Friday at 1:30 p.m. All proficiency levels welcome.


   Saturday, December 30, 2017
9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Drop in Mah-Jongg
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Stop by to meet fellow Mah-Jongg enthusiasts and play. All levels of play welcome.

Mah-Jongg meets every Wednesday afternoon from 1:00-4:00 PM and every Saturday morning from 9:00-12:00 PM.



10:00 AM- 11:30 AM
Booklover's Cafe
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Come and enjoy tea, coffee, and muffins and share the wealth of your reading experiences with other Rockport Readers. In the words of one participant, BookLover's Cafe is "a chance to talk with real people about real books!" Be prepared to chat informally about one or two books or authors you love, or just stop by to listen. Join us! All are welcome.


   Wednesday, January 3, 2018
6:30 PM
Wicked Good First Wednesday Book Group
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Wicked Good First Wednesday Book Group meets once per month-usually on the first Wednesday of the month. New members always welcome.


   Wednesday, January 10, 2018
1:45 PM- 3:45 PM
After School Math Clinic
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Stop by the library between 1:45 and 3:45 for a math clinic. Thor Gabrielsen will be available to tutor in all mathamatics up to middle school geometry.


   Wednesday, February 7, 2018
1:45 PM- 3:45 PM
After School Math Clinic
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Stop by the library between 1:45 and 3:45 for a math clinic. Thor Gabrielsen will be available to tutor in all mathamatics up to middle school geometry.


   Wednesday, February 21, 2018
6:30 PM
Permaculture and Regenerative Food Systems
Event Location: Rockport Opera House
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
In this presentation we will discuss an overview of the permaculture design process. We will highlight permaculture design principles and methods by looking at some case studies in Maine. We will begin by asking: how can we grow our own food and heal ecosystems at the same time?  And we will dare to imagine ecosystems designed to produce food and other useful products for all species.
 
Jesse Watson operates Midcoast Permaculture Design. He has done landscape design, farm planning and installation work for residential and farm clients since 2009. He is currently serving as president of the board of the Permaculture Association of the Northeast (PAN).
 
He lives with his young family in Rockland, maintaining a permaculture demonstration site and working on a Food Sovereignty ordinance for the city of Rockland.



   Wednesday, March 14, 2018
1:45 PM- 3:45 PM
After School Math Clinic
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Stop by the library between 1:45 and 3:45 for a math clinic. Thor Gabrielsen will be available to tutor in all mathamatics up to middle school geometry.


   Wednesday, April 4, 2018
1:45 PM- 3:45 PM
After School Math Clinic
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Stop by the library between 1:45 and 3:45 for a math clinic. Thor Gabrielsen will be available to tutor in all mathamatics up to middle school geometry.


   Wednesday, May 9, 2018
1:45 PM- 3:45 PM
After School Math Clinic
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Stop by the library between 1:45 and 3:45 for a math clinic. Thor Gabrielsen will be available to tutor in all mathamatics up to middle school geometry.