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   Monday, January 22, 2018
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, January 23, 2018
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, January 24, 2018
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.



3:30 PM- 5:00 PM
Make your own snow globe
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Join us for a fun afternoon as we make a snow globe themed craft that you can take home. All supplies will be provided.
 



   Thursday, January 25, 2018
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.


12:30 PM- 3:00 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 12:30-3:00 PM.



   Friday, January 26, 2018
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.


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.


6:30 PM- 8:15 PM
The Tom & Mac Show: The World Between the Wars: The Peace of 1919 and its Aftermath, 1919-1939
Event Location: Rockport Opera House
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
Mac Deford and Tom DeMarco are back for a twelfth year with their 100-minute History Roadshow on Friday, January 26 at the Rockport Opera House at 6:30 pm. This time it’s about the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 and the peace it gave us (erghhhh). Among the characters you’ll meet are: Gustav Stresemann, the man who put Hitler in jail and who might have helped avoid war, Margherita Sarfatti, the “woman who invented Mussolini, the maddening idealist Woodrow Wilson, the semi-heroic Herbert Hoover, Aristide Briand and Frank Kellogg who together made war illegal (sort of), and the heroic photographer, Erich Solomon, who recorded them all and paid for it with his life.

Tom DeMarco is the author of fifteen books (his speculative novel Dark World Chronicles is the latest) and a Principal of The Atlantic Systems Guild, a technology think tank with offices in the United States, United Kingdom and Germany. Mac Deford is a retired Foreign Service officer with service primarily in the Middle East. He had a subsequent career with Merrill Lynch International, mostly in South America and Asia, and is a regular columnist with The Free Press.

This event will be held at the Rockport Opera House on Friday, January 26th at 6:30pm. No advance reservations are necessary, but donations are appreciated. Since 2006, Mac Deford and Tom DeMarco have presented their “100 years in 100 minutes” history show. Each year they choose as their topic something at least vaguely relevant to the subject of that year’s upcoming Camden Conference. It is informative, humorous and above all entertaining. This event is presented in anticipation of the 31st Annual Camden Conference–New World Disorder and America’s Future, February 16-18, 2018.



   Saturday, January 27, 2018
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.


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, January 29, 2018
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, January 30, 2018
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, January 31, 2018
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, February 1, 2018
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.



12:30 PM- 3:00 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 12:30-3:00 PM.



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.


   Friday, February 2, 2018
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, February 3, 2018
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, February 5, 2018
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, February 6, 2018
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, 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.


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.



   Thursday, February 8, 2018
12:30 PM- 3:00 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 12:30-3:00 PM.



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.


   Friday, February 9, 2018
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, February 10, 2018
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, February 12, 2018
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, February 13, 2018
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, February 14, 2018
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, February 15, 2018
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.



12:30 PM- 3:00 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 12:30-3:00 PM.



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.


   Friday, February 16, 2018
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, February 17, 2018
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, February 19, 2018
9:00 AM- 5:30 PM
Library Closed in Observance of Presidents' Day
Event Location: Rockport Public Library
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us



   Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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, February 21, 2018
6:30 PM
Permaculture and Regenerative Food Systems
Event Location: Rockport Opera House
Contact:    236-3642
rpl@rockport.lib.me.us
In this presentation we will discuss an overview of the permaculture design process. We will highlight permaculture design principles and methods by looking at some case studies in Maine. We will begin by asking: how can we grow our own food and heal ecosystems at the same time?  And we will dare to imagine ecosystems designed to produce food and other useful products for all species.
 
Jesse Watson operates Midcoast Permaculture Design. He has done landscape design, farm planning and installation work for residential and farm clients since 2009. He is currently serving as president of the board of the Permaculture Association of the Northeast (PAN).
 
He lives with his young family in Rockland, maintaining a permaculture demonstration site and working on a Food Sovereignty ordinance for the city of Rockland.



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!"



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, February 22, 2018
12:30 PM- 3:00 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 12:30-3:00 PM.



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.


   Friday, February 23, 2018
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, February 24, 2018
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, February 26, 2018
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, February 27, 2018
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, February 28, 2018
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.



   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.