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    1“Wednesday Walkers” Walking Club
    Storytime & Craft
    Gypsy Visits the Library
    Budget Workshop
    Special Council Meeting, Budget Review
    2
    2Baby Time with Miss Katie
    Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee Meeting
    Energy Advisory Committee meeting
    CANCELED: Ad Hoc Harbor Management Plan Committee
    Film Screening and Discussion: Journeying to the Coyote Center
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    4
    4Family Storytime with Miss Jean
    Magic: The Gathering Club
    Events for May

    1st

    10:30 AM

    “Wednesday Walkers” Walking Club

    Let’s take a walk!

    Walkers of all ages and abilities are invited to meet at the Library every Wednesday morning to go on a 30 to 45 minute walk around town. Walks will be led by librarians and no walker will be left behind. Join us for some exercise and conversation. In case of inclement weather, we will walk indoors in the library. Bring a friend or make some new ones! The walking club is intended for adults; children and teens are welcome if accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Participants of this program will be asked to sign a waiver of liability.

    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Storytime & Craft

    Rockland Public Library - Children's Room

    Hear volunteer storyteller Ms. Judy read from a variety of picture books then color or work on a craft together.

    11:00 AM

    Gypsy Visits the Library

    Rockland Public Library - Children's Room

    Meet Gypsy!

    After Wednesday storytime, join Naomi Howe and her therapy dog, a Scottish Deer Hound named Gypsy. Naomi will educate everyone on the proper ways to greet a new dog, then Gypsy will enjoy some time in the Children’s Room. Kids are welcome to use this time to practice their reading skills by reading to this furry friend.

    Gypsy is here after the 1st and 3rd storytimes of the month.

    Events for May

    2nd

    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Baby Time with Miss Katie

    Rockland Public Library - Children's Room

    Sing, sway, and clap with your little one at our story time focused on singing together. A great introduction for your baby to words, sounds, and new friends. Perfect for birth to age two, and welcome to any child who enjoys music.

    06:30 PM

    Film Screening and Discussion: Journeying to the Coyote Center

    Rockland Public Library - Community Room

    Come join Carnivore Biologist Geri Vistein as she shares with you both an inspiring and informative film about the future Coyote Center in Midcoast Maine. In order to give you a glimpse of what is to come, she will illustrate some of the creative work she has been offering our Maine people already, and how our communities have responded through their amazing expressions in art, music, sustainable farming and much, much more. And get ready to enjoy what all our children are experiencing and expressing!   A lively discussion will follow.

    Events for May

    3rd

    No Events
    Events for May

    4th

    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Family Storytime with Miss Jean

    Rockland Public Library - Children's Room

    Saturday stories and crafts with Miss Jean in the Children’s room. All ages are welcome.

    01:30 PM

    Magic: The Gathering Club

    Rockland Public Library - Board Room

    For all ages and experience levels. Play a few rounds of Magic the Gathering. Newbies encouraged, so bring friends. A variety of decks and dice will be provided if you don’t have your own or if you want to try a new deck.

    5
    5Community Cookout and Clean Up
    6
    6Adult Art Workshop
    Agenda Setting Council Meeting
    7
    7Rockin’ Storytime
    Children’s Drawing Workshop
    Planning Board Meeting
    Author Talk: Kirsten Lie-Neilson So You Want to Be a Modern Homesteader? All the Dirt on Living the Good Life
    8
    8REDAC Meeting
    “Wednesday Walkers” Walking Club
    Storytime & Craft
    Harbor Trail Committee Meeting
    Budget Workshop
    Special Council Meeting, Budget Review
    9
    9Baby Time with Miss Katie
    Creative Art Crew: Sock Puppets
    Marine Mammals of Maine
    10
    11
    11Family Storytime with Miss Jean
    Sushi Day!
    Teen Volunteer Orientation
    Events for May

    5th

    01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Community Cookout and Clean Up

    Harbor Park

    Community Cookout and Cleanup May 5, 2019 Harbor Park

     

    The Rockland Harbor Trail Committee, Parks and Recreation Committee and the City of Rockland are teaming up for a community wide cleanup. Pickup a park. Pickup a beach. Pickup a shoreline. Bags and gloves will be provided. Join us as Earth Day is Every Day.

    A free cookout will follow with hamburgers and hotdogs provided by Wiggins Meat Market. This is a rain or shine event.

    When: May 5, 2019

    Where: Harbor Park

    Time: 1-3PM

    Events for May

    6th

    11:00 AM

    Adult Art Workshop

    Rockland Public Library - Community Room

    This week: May flowers & baskets

    Local artist Catinka Knoth will lead workshops on art for May themes such as American Wetlands Month and Migratory Birds Day, at Rockland Public Library. Led by Knoth, participants create their own art. Knoth provides the classes free of charge, with materials. Each week is a different subject.

    Knoth paints watercolors of Maine, and whimsical animal scenes, which she offers as cards and prints. She also teaches a free weekly children’s drawing class at Rockland Public Library, sponsored by Wendy and Keith Wellin. Knoth provides the classes free of charge, with materials supplied. Friends of Rockland Library host the workshops, which are open to the public. FMI Knoth at info@catinkacards.com or Rockland Library at 594-0310.

    Events for May

    7th

    08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

    Rockin’ Storytime

    Rockland Public Library - Community Room

    Join Miss Katie for stories, songs, and dances for children of all ages. Each week we will have a new theme and new ways to wiggle our sillies out.

    04:00 PM

    Children’s Drawing Workshop

    Rockland Public Library - Community Room

    This week: May flowers and May Day baskets

    “Let’s Draw Marvelous May!”

    Children will draw May flowers and May baskets, Mother’s Day cards, marsh life, Memorial Day themes, and migratory birds at this month’s children’s drawing classes led by Catinka Knoth at Rockland Public Library. May is also American Wetlands Month. Children will explore marsh and wetland habitats by drawing such animals as egrets, frogs, and beavers. International Migratory Birds Day, another May celebration, gives the opportunity to draw Spring warblers and other migratory birds. Knoth leads attendees in step-by-step drawing instruction for the day’s theme. Class also works with papercutting. She encourages adults to participate and discover that drawing is for everyone.

    Children 10 and under need adult accompaniment. The program, sponsored by Wendy & Keith Wellin, is free with all materials supplied, and hosted by Friends of Rockland Library. Contact Jean Young, children’s librarian, at 594-0310 for more information.

    06:00 PM

    Author Talk: Kirsten Lie-Neilson So You Want to Be a Modern Homesteader? All the Dirt on Living the Good Life

    Rockland Public Library - Community Room

    Author Kirsten Lie-Nielsen

    Kirsten Lie-Nielsen, a writer and farmer from Liberty, Maine, draws on personal experiences turning an old farm into a working, modern homestead, and hopes to help folks who are looking to make the leap of going country. In this talk, she will illustrate her own experiences and offer some tips for surviving Maine winters, caring for homestead animals, and living self-sufficiently.

    Events for May

    8th

    10:30 AM

    “Wednesday Walkers” Walking Club

    Let’s take a walk!

    Walkers of all ages and abilities are invited to meet at the Library every Wednesday morning to go on a 30 to 45 minute walk around town. Walks will be led by librarians and no walker will be left behind. Join us for some exercise and conversation. In case of inclement weather, we will walk indoors in the library. Bring a friend or make some new ones! The walking club is intended for adults; children and teens are welcome if accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Participants of this program will be asked to sign a waiver of liability.

    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Storytime & Craft

    Rockland Public Library - Children's Room

    Hear volunteer storyteller Ms. Judy read from a variety of picture books then color or work on a craft together.

    Events for May

    9th

    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Baby Time with Miss Katie

    Rockland Public Library - Children's Room

    Sing, sway, and clap with your little one at our story time focused on singing together. A great introduction for your baby to words, sounds, and new friends. Perfect for birth to age two, and welcome to any child who enjoys music.

    03:45 PM

    Creative Art Crew: Sock Puppets

    Rockland Public Library - Community Room

    Bring characters to life! Miss Katie will teach everyone how to build, dress, and style their own sock-y creations. All you need to bring is your imagination.

    Creative Art Crew is for adults and children. All are welcome!

    FMI: 594-0310

    06:30 PM

    Marine Mammals of Maine

    Rockland Public Library - Community Room

    Join Marine Mammals of Maine (MMoME) as they take you through a seal’s journey from stranding to release, and all of the obstacles in between. Starting with seal basics such as: whether it’s normal for them to be out of the water and why you might see a baby on its own, and then dive into when and why seals need our help. You will learn what MMoME is, what they do,the animals they care for, and how you can help.

    Events for May

    10th

    No Events
    Events for May

    11th

    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Family Storytime with Miss Jean

    Rockland Public Library - Children's Room

    Saturday stories and crafts with Miss Jean in the Children’s room. All ages are welcome.

    11:00 AM

    Sushi Day!

    Rockland Public Library - Children's Room

    We will be making Fresh Fruit Sushi Desserts in the Children’s Room. All ingredients provided; wash your hands, roll up your sleeves; we are making a one of a kind dessert.

    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Teen Volunteer Orientation

    The Rockland Public Library will be hosting a teen volunteer orientation on Saturday, May 11th at 11:30. Area teens that are in 9th-12th grades (or homeschool equivalent) are encouraged to volunteer at the Library, for community service credits or personal and professional enrichment. Volunteering is a great way to support the Library while you learn something new, meet new people, and connect with your community! This orientation will give teens a tour of the Library and a sense of the volunteer jobs available. Any teen that would like to participate should fill out and return a Volunteer Application, which can be found on the Library website, rocklandlibrary.org. Questions and applications can be directed to Jessica Blanchard, jblanchard@rocklandmaine.gov, or 207-594-0310.

    12
    13
    13Adult Art Workshop
    Council Meeting
    14
    14Rockin’ Storytime
    Children’s Drawing Workshop
    Jesse Watson on Permaculture & Regenerative Food Systems
    Zoning Board of Appeals
    15
    15Destination Wellness Talk: Bowen Therapy with Sherrie Clark
    “Wednesday Walkers” Walking Club
    Tech Tools: Intro to Gmail
    Storytime & Craft
    Harbor Trail Committee Meeting
    Short Term Rental Task Force
    Budget Workshop
    Special Council Meeting, Budget Review
    16
    16Baby Time with Miss Katie
    LEGO™ Club
    Comprehensive Planning Commission Meeting
    Film Screening: Never Cry Wolf
    17
    17Library Closed for Staff Development
    18
    18Adult Coloring Club
    Family Storytime with Miss Jean
    Children’s Gardening Day!
    Events for May

    12th

    No Events
    Events for May

    13th

    11:00 AM

    Adult Art Workshop

    Rockland Public Library - Community Room

    This week: Frogs, lily ponds, herons, & egrets

    Local artist Catinka Knoth will lead workshops on art for May themes such as American Wetlands Month and Migratory Birds Day, at Rockland Public Library. Led by Knoth, participants create their own art. Knoth provides the classes free of charge, with materials. Each week is a different subject.

    Knoth paints watercolors of Maine, and whimsical animal scenes, which she offers as cards and prints. She also teaches a free weekly children’s drawing class at Rockland Public Library, sponsored by Wendy and Keith Wellin. For more information about Knoth’s work visit www.catinkacards.com.

    Events for May

    14th

    08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

    Rockin’ Storytime

    Rockland Public Library - Community Room

    Join Miss Katie for stories, songs, and dances for children of all ages. Each week we will have a new theme and new ways to wiggle our sillies out.

    04:00 PM

    Children’s Drawing Workshop

    Rockland Public Library - Community Room

    This week: Marsh & wetlands life

    “Let’s Draw Marvelous May!”

    Children will draw May flowers and May baskets, Mother’s Day cards, marsh life, Memorial Day themes, and migratory birds at this month’s children’s drawing classes led by Catinka Knoth at Rockland Public Library. May is also American Wetlands Month. Children will explore marsh and wetland habitats by drawing such animals as egrets, frogs, and beavers. International Migratory Birds Day, another May celebration, gives the opportunity to draw Spring warblers and other migratory birds. Knoth leads attendees in step-by-step drawing instruction for the day’s theme. Class also works with papercutting. She encourages adults to participate and discover that drawing is for everyone.

    Wendy and Keith Wellin sponsor the workshops, which are free and open to the public, with all materials provided. The ongoing classes meet every Tuesday, 4-5 pm, Community Room, Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St., hosted by the Friends of Rockland Library. FMI – Jean Young, children’s librarian, 594-0310.

    06:00 PM

    Jesse Watson on Permaculture & Regenerative Food Systems

    Rockland Public Library - Community Room

    Jesse Watson will give an overview of permaculture and describe how home gardeners can use this design system and set of techniques to grow perennial food crops, support healthy ecosystems, and adapt to climate change. He will begin by asking: how can we grow our own food and heal ecosystems at the same time? Using several sites in Maine as examples, he will show photos and discuss details of the permaculture design process and methods. Watson operates Midcoast Permaculture Design in Rockland and has been doing landscape design, farm planning and installation work for residential and farm clients since 2009.

    Events for May

    15th

    10:30 AM

    “Wednesday Walkers” Walking Club

    Let’s take a walk!

    Walkers of all ages and abilities are invited to meet at the Library every Wednesday morning to go on a 30 to 45 minute walk around town. Walks will be led by librarians and no walker will be left behind. Join us for some exercise and conversation. In case of inclement weather, we will walk indoors in the library. Bring a friend or make some new ones! The walking club is intended for adults; children and teens are welcome if accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Participants of this program will be asked to sign a waiver of liability.

    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Tech Tools: Intro to Gmail

    Rockland Public Library - Community Room

    Librarian Katie Drago will teach you Gmail.

    Come to the Rockland Public Library to learn how to create a Gmail account, send emails and photos, and organize your mail. Whether you are new to email or are struggling to understand your existing gmail account, Miss Katie can help.

    Call ahead to reserve a spot in the class.

    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Storytime & Craft

    Rockland Public Library - Children's Room

    Hear volunteer storyteller Ms. Judy read from a variety of picture books then color or work on a craft together.

    Events for May

    16th

    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Baby Time with Miss Katie

    Rockland Public Library - Children's Room

    Sing, sway, and clap with your little one at our story time focused on singing together. A great introduction for your baby to words, sounds, and new friends. Perfect for birth to age two, and welcome to any child who enjoys music.

    04:15 PM

    LEGO™ Club

    Rockland Public Library - Children's Room

    Let’s build!

    Calling all builders! Come join LEGO Guy Jon for an afternoon of making, creating and story-sharing at Rockland Public Library’s LEGO Club!  LEGO Club is held every 3rd Thursday in the Children’s Room from 4:15-500 pm. Kids of all ages are welcome to use their imaginations to build.

    Library policy is that children age 10 and under be accompanied by an adult.

    06:30 PM

    Film Screening: Never Cry Wolf

    Rockland Public Library - Community Room

    (1983. 105 min. Directed by Carroll Ballard. Starring Charles Martin Smith, Brian Dennehy, Zachary Ittimangnaq. ) The story of a life-changing experience for a biologist studying the wolves in Canada’s inhospitable North. A green young biologist named Tyler (Smith), is sent by the Canadian government to “prove” that the wolves are depleting the caribou herds, but what he finds is a natural world in perfect harmony where he becomes a tolerated outsider. Dumped unprepared in the wilds by a hard drinking bush pilot (Dennehy), Tyler learns survival skills from the aged Eskimo (Ittimangnaq) who saves his life and the rules of coexistence from a neighboring wolf (which results in a literal pissing contest as man and beast mark their respective territories).

    Events for May

    17th

    Events for May

    18th

    10:00 AM

    Adult Coloring Club

    Rockland Public Library - Children's Room

    Adult Coloring Club is on the third Saturday of every month. Bring your coffee, bring a friend, come relax with our free monthly coloring activity for adults. No experience necessary, all materials provided.

    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Family Storytime with Miss Jean

    Rockland Public Library - Children's Room

    Saturday stories and crafts with Miss Jean in the Children’s room. All ages are welcome.

    11:00 AM

    Children’s Gardening Day!

    Rockland Public Library - Children's Room

    Come with your play clothes and we will clear and plant the Children’s Garden. Plants to go home as well; Noodle Beans, Tomatoes, and Cukes

    19
    20
    20Adult Art Workshop
    Special Council Meeting – Climate Action Plan Workshop
    Book Group: Catching Up With the Classics
    21
    21Rockin’ Storytime
    Children’s Drawing Workshop
    Planning Board Meeting
    Special Council Meeting – Brian Rockett appeal
    Lena Faber on Folk History Online
    22
    22“Wednesday Walkers” Walking Club
    Storytime & Craft
    STEM Workshop: Slime!
    Budget Workshop
    Special Council Meeting, Budget Review
    23
    23Baby Time with Miss Katie
    Ad-Hoc Harbor Management Plan Committee
    Introduction to Beekeeping
    24
    24Housing Task Force, McLain School Committee
    25
    25Community Blood Pressure Clinic
    Tea & Tots
    Family Storytime with Miss Jean
    Events for May

    19th

    No Events
    Events for May

    20th

    11:00 AM

    Adult Art Workshop

    Rockland Public Library - Community Room

    This week: Migratory birds and warblers

    Local artist Catinka Knoth will lead workshops on art for May themes such as American Wetlands Month and Migratory Birds Day, at Rockland Public Library. Led by Knoth, participants create their own art. Knoth provides the classes free of charge, with materials. Each week is a different subject.

    Knoth paints watercolors of Maine and whimsical animal scenes, which she offers as cards and prints. She teaches a free weekly children’s drawing class at Rockland Public Library, sponsored by Wendy and Keith Wellin. For more information about Knoth’s work visit www.catinkacards.com

    Events for May

    21st

    08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

    Rockin’ Storytime

    Rockland Public Library - Community Room

    Join Miss Katie for stories, songs, and dances for children of all ages. Each week we will have a new theme and new ways to wiggle our sillies out.

    04:00 PM

    Children’s Drawing Workshop

    Rockland Public Library - Community Room

    This week: Memorial Day

    “Let’s Draw Marvelous May!”

    Children will draw May flowers and May baskets, Mother’s Day cards, marsh life, Memorial Day themes, and migratory birds at this month’s children’s drawing classes led by Catinka Knoth at Rockland Public Library. May is also American Wetlands Month. Children will explore marsh and wetland habitats by drawing such animals as egrets, frogs, and beavers. International Migratory Birds Day, another May celebration, gives the opportunity to draw Spring warblers and other migratory birds. Knoth leads attendees in step-by-step drawing instruction for the day’s theme. Class also works with papercutting. She encourages adults to participate and discover that drawing is for everyone.

    Wendy and Keith Wellin sponsor the workshops, which are free and open to the public, with all materials provided. The ongoing classes meet every Tuesday, 4-5 pm, Community Room, Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St., hosted by the Friends of Rockland Library. FMI – Jean Young, children’s librarian, 594-0310.

     

     

    06:30 PM

    Lena Faber on Folk History Online

    Rockland Public Library - Community Room

    Former Russian journalist, South African associate professor, and new Mainer Lena Faber, will talk about her new project FolkHistory http://folkhistory.online, started in the Midcoast in a partnership with Adult Education network. The idea about the project on social history started 15 years ago in Russia, when she was writing a newspaper column. The FolkHistory media portal will draw the picture of real people, real lives, real struggles, and real accomplishments, beyond the official history of wars and political movements as major events, and the lives of celebrities as major characters. She also will explain how to better deal with old personal photos, so everybody can write their blog, book, and create online photo-gallery at the same time.

    Events for May

    22nd

    10:30 AM

    “Wednesday Walkers” Walking Club

    Let’s take a walk!

    Walkers of all ages and abilities are invited to meet at the Library every Wednesday morning to go on a 30 to 45 minute walk around town. Walks will be led by librarians and no walker will be left behind. Join us for some exercise and conversation. In case of inclement weather, we will walk indoors in the library. Bring a friend or make some new ones! The walking club is intended for adults; children and teens are welcome if accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Participants of this program will be asked to sign a waiver of liability.

    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Storytime & Craft

    Rockland Public Library - Children's Room

    Hear volunteer storyteller Ms. Judy read from a variety of picture books then color or work on a craft together.

    03:45 PM

    STEM Workshop: Slime!

    Rockland Public Library - Community Room

    Let’s get messy!

    It’s time for SLIME!!! Join Miss Katie and Ms. Jessie in creating homemade slime! Learn about chemical bonds, while you measure and mix. Then take home your goopy creation.

    Events for May

    23rd

    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Baby Time with Miss Katie

    Rockland Public Library - Children's Room

    Sing, sway, and clap with your little one at our story time focused on singing together. A great introduction for your baby to words, sounds, and new friends. Perfect for birth to age two, and welcome to any child who enjoys music.

    06:30 PM

    Introduction to Beekeeping

    Rockland Public Library - Community Room

    Jean Vose and Peter Lammert

    Led by Knox Lincoln County Beekeepers Peter Lammert of Thomaston and Jean Vose of Nobleboro. A beehive in the garden ensures a good seed crop and fresh honey for the table. This program provides information about honey bees including a history of honey bees in North America. It includes basic information on bee biology, kinds of bees in the hive and their role, a look inside the hive and how to get started. In addition, techniques are given on how to promote and attract bees in your yard and garden. This will include suggestions for providing food sources for these bees. After the slide show presentation and questions, there follows a hands-on demonstration with the group led by Lammert. In addition, there are handouts and an observation hive of live bees for viewing.

    Events for May

    24th

    Events for May

    25th

    08:45 AM - 09:45 AM

    Community Blood Pressure Clinic

    Methodist Conference Home

    The Rockland District Nursing Association sponsors monthly Community Blood Pressure Clinics at locations throughout the area. Clinics are open to the community and free of charge.

    8:45-9:45 AM at the Methodist Conference Home, 39 Summer Street, Rockland

    It only takes a minute to have your blood pressure checked and checking saves lives.

    Location: Methodist Conference Home
    39 Summer Street
    Rockland,  ME  04841
    10:30 AM

    Tea & Tots

    Rockland Public Library - Children's Room

    Songs, active rhymes, and stories – especially for ages 18 months to 3 years! Followed by playtime with the Family Place toys and a small snack for toddlers and coffee or tea for grown-ups.

     

    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Family Storytime with Miss Jean

    Rockland Public Library - Children's Room

    Saturday stories and crafts with Miss Jean in the Children’s room. All ages are welcome.

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    28
    28Rockin’ Storytime
    Children’s Drawing Workshop
    Harbor Management Commission
    Local History Talk: Kosti Ruohomaa
    29
    29“Wednesday Walkers” Walking Club
    Storytime & Craft
    Short Term Rental Task Force
    Special Council Meeting with RSU 13
    30
    30Baby Time with Miss Katie
    Comprehensive Planning Commission Meeting
    Raising Backyard Chickens in Rockland
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    Events for May

    26th

    No Events
    Events for May

    27th

    No Events
    Events for May

    28th

    08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

    Rockin’ Storytime

    Rockland Public Library - Community Room

    Join Miss Katie for stories, songs, and dances for children of all ages. Each week we will have a new theme and new ways to wiggle our sillies out.

    04:00 PM

    Children’s Drawing Workshop

    Rockland Public Library - Community Room

    This week: Migratory birds

    “Let’s Draw Marvelous May!”

    Children will draw May flowers and May baskets, Mother’s Day cards, marsh life, Memorial Day themes, and migratory birds at this month’s children’s drawing classes led by Catinka Knoth at Rockland Public Library. May is also American Wetlands Month. Children will explore marsh and wetland habitats by drawing such animals as egrets, frogs, and beavers. International Migratory Birds Day, another May celebration, gives the opportunity to draw Spring warblers and other migratory birds. Knoth leads attendees in step-by-step drawing instruction for the day’s theme. Class also works with papercutting. She encourages adults to participate and discover that drawing is for everyone.

    Local patrons Wendy and Keith Wellin sponsor the program, which is free with all materials supplied, and hosted by Friends of Rockland Library. Contact Jean Young, children’s librarian, at 594-0310 for more information.

     

     

     

     

    06:30 PM

    Local History Talk: Kosti Ruohomaa

    Rockland Public Library - Community Room

    Photographer Kosti Ruohomaa

    Co-sponsored with the Rockland Historical So. Curator and author Deanna Bonner-Ganter will discuss her many yfffears researching the life and work of nationally known photojournalist Kosti Ruohomaa. Ruohomaa grew up on a blueberry farm on the top of Dodge Mountain in Rockland. After graduating from Rockland High School and art school in Boston, Kosti worked for Walt Disney, but his real love was photography. He sold his photos to Black Star, and they appeared in Life Magazine, Look, National Geographic, Ladies Home Journal, Saturday Evening Post, Time, and Down East. His photographs capture a kinder, simpler, romantic Maine that was slowly passing into history. Following her presentation, Deanna will sign books, and there will be refreshments in the Museum of the Rockland Historical Society.

    Events for May

    29th

    10:30 AM

    “Wednesday Walkers” Walking Club

    Let’s take a walk!

    Walkers of all ages and abilities are invited to meet at the Library every Wednesday morning to go on a 30 to 45 minute walk around town. Walks will be led by librarians and no walker will be left behind. Join us for some exercise and conversation. In case of inclement weather, we will walk indoors in the library. Bring a friend or make some new ones! The walking club is intended for adults; children and teens are welcome if accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Participants of this program will be asked to sign a waiver of liability.

    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Storytime & Craft

    Rockland Public Library - Children's Room

    Hear volunteer storyteller Ms. Judy read from a variety of picture books then color or work on a craft together.

    Events for May

    30th

    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Baby Time with Miss Katie

    Rockland Public Library - Children's Room

    Sing, sway, and clap with your little one at our story time focused on singing together. A great introduction for your baby to words, sounds, and new friends. Perfect for birth to age two, and welcome to any child who enjoys music.

    06:30 PM

    Raising Backyard Chickens in Rockland

    Rockland Public Library - Community Room

    Rebecca Albright

    Come join Rebecca Albright and friends for an informal discussion about keeping backyard chickens right here in Rockland, Maine. We’ll walk you through all of the steps: Getting the City of Rockland chicken permit, setting up your chicken run and coop, and selecting your hens. Want to hatch your own chicks? Interested in designing your own coop? Just want fresh eggs daily? Come find out about the ins and outs, and the many resources available for those wishing to keep backyard chickens.

    Events for May

    31st

    No Events

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