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** ROAD CLOSURE ALERT** Main Street from the Park Street intersection to Summer Street will be closed on Friday, August 6, 2021 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM for the First Friday Art Walk. Access will be available via Glovers Passage.
You can now re-register your vehicle with on-lineRapid Renewal
Community input requested on the downtown waterfront -The Ad Hoc Downtown Waterfront Committee wants to hear from you. Follow this link to the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RocklandDW

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  • How Do I Get A Library Card?

    Rockland residents.  People who live in or own property in the city of Rockland are eligible for a "free" card.  They pay for library services through property taxes.  Rockland property taxes support the operation of the library.

    Children, from birth, and teachers in Knox County through 12th grade are eligible for a free card.  The fee for any other child is $10.00 annually.

    Coast Guard Personnel stationed in Rockland are eligible for a free card. Please bring your Coast Guard ID when registering for a card.

    Nonresident fees:

    • Annual card: $45 (individual or family)
    • 3-month card:  $25

    What do I need to bring?

    You will need Photo ID & proof of current address (bill, checkbook, lease agreement, piece of mail which we can see has been delivered by the USPS).

    What are my responsibilities?

    • Please bring your card when visiting the library.
    • Return items in the same condition in which they were borrowed.  A fee will be assessed for any materials returned damaged.  Damage/replacement fees for Interlibrary Loan items are assessed by the owning library.
    • Notify the library (207) 594-0310 if you lose or misplace your card.  A replacement card is $1.

    Loan Policy

    Loan Period

    • Books & audio-books: 14 days.
    • Videos & DVDs: 14 days (DVD limit: 5 checked out at a time).

    Renewals

    • New Books: one renewal. Items with a reserve list are not renewable.
    • Videos and DVD's: one renewal.
    • All other materials: three renewals.

    Materials may be renewed by calling the library, or online using the View Your
    Record button.

    Lost materials

    Full retail cost of the item or replacement copy of same. A block will placed on the library card 2 weeks after final renewal until item(s) are returned/paid/replaced.

    Holds

    Books and other materials that are checked out or on order may be reserved by a
    staff member or you can do it yourself from the Card Catalog. You will be notified when the material is available.

    Interlibrary Loans

    Books and other library materials not owned by our library may be obtained through an Interlibrary Loan. Limit on interlibrary loans: up to 15 interlibrary loans may be on a card at a time.

    Book Drops

    Books drops are located at the front of the library for your convenience.