Joergen Ostensen will talk about the book he wrote and illustrated. Joergen is an 8th grade student at the Ashwood Waldorf School in Rockport. He chose to write and illustrate a book as his year-long project. His book, The Company of the Bark, has been added to our collection.
June Music Workshops!
with Alice Limoges
Its music, music, music at the Rockport Public Library! In June, learn to play a song, strum along or write some of your own at our workshops offered by local musician Alice Limoges.
Limoges is offering free workshops on four Saturdays in June:
June 1, 2:00 to 3:00: Kids Ukulele Workshop
Grab your ukulele and tap into your inner strummer. This workshop is designed for a younger audience.
June 8, 2:00 to 3:00: Folk and Finger Picking Workshop
This session will help you work on different finger picking techniques. Designed for medium-level players. Bring your guitar and have fun while you learn.
June 15, 2:00 to 3:00 Jazz Harmony and Jazz Playing Workshop
Interested in jazz, but want a bit more hands on experience with using chords, chord progression and harmony when playing your guitar? This workshop is designed to cover jazz basics.
June 22, 2:00 to 3:00 Song Writing Workshop
The first 30 minutes will be for kids wanting to try their hand with song writing; the
second half is more appropriate for more experienced musicians.
Alice Limoges first CD, Not Gonna Fall Asleep Tonight showcases jazz, ukulele, and guitar. She is currently working on her second CD, Suns and Moons. Alice began playing and writing music at an early age. She now attends college and plays her music Friday evenings at the Blue Sky Cantina in Camden.
Space is limited to 15 for each workshop. For additional information or to sign up for one or more workshops contact the Rockport Public Library at 236-3642.
New Fiber Arts Group at Rockport PL
Beginning April 16, the Rockport Public Library is hosting a new group. The RPL Fiber Arts Group will meet the first and third Tuesday of the month from 1-2:30.
Do you have a yen to knit, 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 library for the first meeting of the RPL Fiber Arts Group. This group is just starting and welcomes all levels of experience, however, there will be an experienced knitter on hand to help with instruction. Extra knitting needles and practice yarn will be available for the first meeting.
The first meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 16 at 1-2:30 and will be located in the Rockport Public Library Marine Room.
For additional questions, please contact the Rockport Public Library at 236-3642.
Tuesday: ( first and third Tuesday of the month) Fiber Arts Group 1:00 - 2:30.Beginning April 16
Wednesday: Drop-in Mah Jongg Meets afternoons in the winter and evenings in the summer. Call the library for a time.
Wednesday RPL Writers' Group open to writers of all levels of experience. Facilitated by author and staff member Fran Hodgkins, meets the third Wednesday of each month from 6:30-8:00 p.m. This group is approaching their one year anniversary! New members always welcome. Reservations not necessary. Coming soon!...a Youth Writers' Group-yet to be named!
Thursday Poets corner: Beginning October 4, will meet on the first and third Thursdays of the month from 4:00 to 5:30. 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.
Saturdays Drop in Mah-Jongg from 9:00-12:00 (Mah Jongg group may meet informally in the Marine Room or the children's room but you will need to bring your own set.)
BookLovers' Cafe usually meets the fourth Saturday of the month. Check the BLC page for details.
For a calendar view or for special events not listed here click on Events Calendar
Last modified: 05.17.2013
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