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   Thursday, October 19, 2017
7:00 PM
"Restoring Clasic Yachts" with Alec Brainerd
Event Location: Rockport Opera House
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Alec Brainerd, president of Aritsan Boatworks, will describe the complete rebuild of SCULPIN, a 1916 Herrreshoff-designed Fish Class. Alec will provide an intriguing and insightful look into the process and skill of rebuilding historic classic yachts, the storied history of the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company, and some understanding into what motivates those who undertake such projects.
 
Alec grew up sailing and racing wooden boats on Maine’s idyllic Penobscot Bay, and after many years working in local boatyards and crewing on large classic yachts around the world, founded Artisan Boatworks in 2002. Artisan Boatworks specializes in the new construction, restoration, storage, and maintenance of classic wooden yachts.
 
This program is part of the Rockport Public Library's month long Seafaring Series. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Rockport Public Library and will be held at the Rockport Opera House.
 



3:30 PM- 5:00 PM
Halloween decoration and craft-making
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Come on in and make ghosts, bats, paper chains, and other crafts to decorate in the house for the season.


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, October 20, 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.


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.


   Saturday, October 21, 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, October 23, 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, October 24, 2017
5:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Friends of the Rockport Public Library Benefit Night at Flatbreads
Event Location: Flatbread Company, 399 Commercial St, Rockport, ME 04856
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Stop by Flatbread on Tuesday, October 24th from 5-9pm to support the Friends of the Rockport Public Library. $3.50 for each large pizza and $1.75 for each small will be donated to the Friends of the Rockport Public Library.

The Friends are a volunteer group that supports and raises money for the Library for a variety of needs.

We hope to see you there!



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, October 25, 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, October 26, 2017
3:30 PM- 5:00 PM
Movie: Monsters Inc.
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
We'll be showing Monsters Inc. and having some popcorn and juice!


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.


7:00 PM
"World Ocean School" with Eden Leonard
Event Location: Rockport Opera House
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Join Eden Leonard as she talks about the World Ocean School and their historic landmark tall-ship Roseway, a schooner built in 1925 in Essex, MA, with a notable history.

World Ocean School is a nonprofit educational organization based in Camden, ME. They provide an authentic method of experiential education at sea that empowers students of all backgrounds to reach their full potential as responsible, productive, and engaged community members. The Roseway is normally operated out of Boston, MA.
 
Eden started with World Ocean School in 2009 as a deckhand eager to teach aboard despite never having sailed previously. The experience of learning to sail aboard Roseway was profoundly transformative on her. She is currently the Executive Director of World ocean School.

This program is part of the Rockport Public Library's month long Seafaring Series. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Rockport Public Library and will be held at the Rockport Opera House.

 



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, October 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.


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.


   Saturday, October 28, 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, October 30, 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, October 31, 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



   Wednesday, November 1, 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, November 2, 2017
7:00 PM
"Life Aboard the J&E Riggin" with Annie Mahle
Event Location: Rockport Opera House
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Join captain and chef Annie Mahle as she talks about life aboard the J&E Riggin, a beautiful old two-masted schooner that sails out of Rockland.
 
The J. & E. Riggin gives three to six day tours and accommodates 24 passengers and 6 crew. The schooner is 89′ long on deck, 120′ overall, 23′ wide and draws 7′ with her centerboard up.
 
Annie studied at the Culinary Institute of America, then worked in the restaurant industry for eight years, training for three years under a Swiss chef. She is also the author of two cookbooks, At Home, At Sea: Recipes from a Maine Windjammer, and Sugar and Salt. Annie, along with her husband Jon Finger, captain the schooner J&E Riggin.
 
This program is part of the Rockport Public Library's month long Seafaring Series. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Rockport Public Library and will be held at the Rockport Opera House.
 



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, November 3, 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.


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.


   Saturday, November 4, 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.



2:00 PM
Movie: The UnAmerican Struggle (and Q & A with Director Ric Osuna)
Event Location: Rockport Opera House
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
The theme of this year’s Camden Conference is New World Disorder. To help explore this topic, the Camden Conference, in collaboration with the Rockport Public Library, will be showing three films at the Rockport Opera House. Following each film, there will be a question and answer session.

The UnAmerican Struggle is a feature length, documentary film that pays close attention to the struggles that Immigrants, Latinos, Muslims, Blacks Lives Matter, Women's Rights, and Transgender People face in today's America following the election of Donald Trump as President. Director Ric Osuna will facilitate a question and answer session after the film.
 
 



   Monday, November 6, 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 7, 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, November 8, 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 9, 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, November 10, 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.


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.


   Saturday, November 11, 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.



2:00 PM
Movie: Zero Days
Event Location: Rockport Opera House
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
The theme of this year’s Camden Conference is New World Disorder. To help explore this topic, the Camden Conference, in collaboration with the Rockport Public Library, will be showing three films at the Rockport Opera House. Following each film, there will be a question and answer session.

This is a documentary thriller about the world of cyberwar. For the first time, the film tells the complete story of Stuxnet, a piece of self-replicating computer malware (known as a "worm" for its ability to burrow from computer to computer on its own) that the U.S. and Israel unleashed to destroy a key part of an Iranian nuclear facility, and which ultimately spread beyond its intended target. This is the most comprehensive accounting to date of how a clandestine mission hatched by two allies with clashing agendas opened forever the Pandora's Box of cyberwarfare.
 

 
 



   Monday, November 13, 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 14, 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, November 15, 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.



6:00 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!"



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, November 16, 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, November 17, 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.


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.


   Saturday, November 18, 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.



2:00 PM
Movie: The Age of Consequences
Event Location: Rockport Opera House
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
The theme of this year's Camden Conference is New World Disorder. To help explore this topic, the Camden Conference, in collaboration with the Rockport Public Library, will be showing three films at the Rockport Opera House. Following each film, there will be a question and answer session.

The Hurt Locker meets An Inconvenient Truth, The Age of Consequences investigates the impacts of climate change, resource scarcity, migration, and conflict through the lens of US national security and global stability. Whether a long-term vulnerability or sudden shock, the film unpacks how water and food shortages, extreme weather, drought, and sea-level rise function as accelerants of instability and catalysts for conflict. Left unchecked, these threats and risks will continue to grow in scale and frequency, with grave implications for peace and security in the 21st century. The film's unnerving assessment is by no means reason for fatalism, but instead is a call to action to rethink how we use and produce energy. In any military defense strategy, time is the most precious resource.



   Monday, November 20, 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 21, 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, November 22, 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, November 23, 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, November 24, 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.


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.


   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.


   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.



   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.


   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.


   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, 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.