A holiday ornament workshop with Jane Babbitt-materials will be provided.
Make an ornament using old book pages
12/11 6:30 pm Archaeological Excavations from Norway: Slideshow and Talk with Colin P. Amundsen Ph.D
This presentation will discuss the archaeological excavations in the eastern half of th North Atlantic, specifically in Norway. In this talk examples from several excavations from the arctic to the west coast of Norway will be presented. The sites are dated to the Stone-age, 8000 to 1800 B.C. Dr. Amundsen has recently relocated to Rockport after living in Norway. Raised in Connecticut he attended the University of Maine Orono for his bachelors in anthropology and then attended the Graduate Center, at the City University of New York for his Ph.D. in anthropology.
12/14 1-3 Holiday on the Harbor-Crafts event at the library!
Join the fun and learn how to create a lovely felt decoration with artist Merrilee Dahm-Larson. Fun for all ages! Sign up by calling or stopping by the library
Cookies and hot cider will be available to help take the chill off.
Tuesday: Fiber Arts first and third Tuesday of the month from 3:30 to 5:00. 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.
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: Meets 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 last Saturday of the month. Check the BLC page for details.
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Last modified: 12.03.2013
When you reread a classic you do not see more in the book than you did before; you see more in you than there was before.