Rockland Memorial Library

20 Belmont Street Rockland, MA 02370

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Friday March 24, 2017
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Legos & Duplos Quest  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

In each program children will be given the choice of an assigned Quest or to make their own creations that allows them to use their imaginations! Legos and Duplo’s are provided. The kids’ creations will be on display until the next program. Children must have a caregiver with them. This is a drop-in program.

Ages 8 and up with an adult for Lego’s.

Ages 4-7 for the Duplo’s.

    Location: Children's Room

Monday March 27, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Republican Town Committee  
    Contact: Jared Valanzola, Chairman   617-827-3457   
   

Monthly meeting.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday March 28, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  2:20 PM Baby Time  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Please join us for some quiet stories, gentle finger plays and some soft songs. Ages newborn to 18 months old.


Registration is NOT required.
    Location: Children's Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:50 PM Friends of the Library Planning Meeting  
    Contact: Karen Haffner, President of RML Foundation, Inc.   781-878-1683   
   

The Rockland Memorial Library Friends Group will meet to plan upcoming events.
New members always welcome.

The Rockland Memorial Library Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that raises funds to supplement municipal support for library services through membership dues and fundraisers.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday March 29, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Story Time  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays. Ages 18 months to 3 years with an adult. 

Registration is NOT required.

    Location: The Meeting Room
   5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Anime Viewing  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

"When Marnie Was There", Rated PG. A Studio Ghibli film.

'Anna Sasaki is living with her relatives in the seaside town. Anna comes across a nearby abandoned mansion, where she meets Marnie, a mysterious girl who asks her to promise to keep their secrets from everyone. As the summer progresses, Anna spends more time with Marnie, and eventually Anna learns the truth about her family and foster care.'

Popcorn will be donated by Restaurant 99.

 

    Location: The Meeting Room

Thursday March 30, 2017
   4:00 PM R.I.T.E. Town employees meeting  
    Location: The Meeting Room

Friday March 31, 2017
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Legos & Duplos Quest  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

In each program children will be given the choice of an assigned Quest or to make their own creations that allows them to use their imaginations! Legos and Duplo’s are provided. The kids’ creations will be on display until the next program. Children must have a caregiver with them. This is a drop-in program.

Ages 8 and up with an adult for Lego’s.

Ages 4-7 for the Duplo’s.

    Location: Children's Room

Monday April 3, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  7:55 PM Beech Hill Condo Annual Meeting  
    Contact: Michael Conley, Property Manager   781-848-9399   
   

Annual Meeting of the Beech Hill Condominum unit owners.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday April 4, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Robinwood Condo Annual Meeting  
    Contact: Michael Conley, Property Manager   781-848-9399   
   

Annual Meeting of unit owners of Robinwood Condominium.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday April 5, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Rockland Garden Club  
    Contact: Carolyn Houseman, President     
   

Monthly meeting of the Rockland Country Garden Club.
6:30pm Business Meeting
7:00pm Guest Speaker

    Location: The Meeting Room

Monday April 10, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Book Group @ Rockland Senior Center  
    Contact: Beverly Brown, Library Director   781-878-1236   
   

Pre-registration required - call Library at 781-878-1236. Library card required.

The book for next month's meeting will distributed.

Light Refreshments will be served.

NOTE: This event is at the Robert J. Nyman Rockland Senior Center, 317 Plain St. 

    Location: Rockland Senior Center
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Troop 57 Boy Scout Patrol Leader meeting  
    Contact: Mike Wile, Scout Master   781-696-5483   
   

Rockland Boy Scout Troop 57 Patrol Leaders meeting to discuss upcoming troop events.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday April 11, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Democratic Town Committee  
    Contact: Sheila Togo   781-878-5445   
   

Monthly meeting.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday April 12, 2017
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Rockland Glen Condo Board meeting  
    Contact: Bob Grumpright, Condo Board Chair   781-763-7455   
   

Monthly meeting of Rockland Glen Condominium Board of Trustees.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Friday April 14, 2017
     LIBRARY CLOSES AT 12:30 PM TODAY  
   

Library is closing at 12:30pm in observance of Good Friday.


Monday April 17, 2017
     CLOSED-Patriots' Day  

Tuesday April 18, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Willow Pond Condo Board Meeting  
    Contact: Michael Conley, Property Manager   781-848-9399   
   

Monthly Board Meeting for Willow Pond Condominium

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday April 19, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM ALS Support Group Meeting  
    Contact: Bridget Thornton, Care Services Coordinator   781-255-8884x239   info@aks-ma.org
   

Monthly support group for persons or caregivers affected by ALS (amyotropic lateral sclerosis) especially for South Shore residents.

Information and sharing in a group setting.

Pre-registration required. Contact Bridget Thornton 781-255-8884

Conducted by the ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter. 

    Location: The Meeting Room
   6:00 PM Board of Library Trustees' meeting  
   

Monthly open meeting of Board of Library Trustees

    Location: The Meeting Room

Saturday April 22, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Rabbits, Rabbits & More Rabbits: a Collections Saturday Event  
    Contact: Karen Haffner, Foundation President   781-878-1683   
   

Another in a series of "Collections Saturdays" featuring the Rabbit Collection of the late Connie Haffner. 

 This is a 2 hour, one day only exhibit in the Library Rotunda.

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Rockland Memorial Library.

The Rockland Memorial Library Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that raises funds to supplement municipal support for library services through membership dues and fundraisers.

    Location: Library Rotunda

Monday April 24, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Republican Town Committee  
    Contact: Jared Valanzola, Chairman   617-827-3457   
   

Monthly meeting.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday April 25, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:50 PM Library Foundation Annual Meeting & Friends Group Planning Meeting  
    Contact: Karen Haffner, President of RML Foundation, Inc.   781-878-1683   
   

The Annual Meeting of the Rockland Memorial Library, Inc will be held tonight. Paid-up members are eligible to vote on proposals.

Following the Annual Meeting the Friends Group will meet to plan upcoming events.

The Rockland Memorial Library Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that raises funds to supplement municipal support for library services through membership dues and fundraisers.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday April 26, 2017
   7:00 PM Evening Book Group  
    Contact: Beverly C Brown, Library Director   781-878-1236   info@rocklandmemoriallibrary.org
   

Book Title - To Be Announced

Copies of the book are available approximately 4 weeks prior to meeting at the upper library circulation desk; valid OCLN library card required. 

Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome to participate.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Monday May 1, 2017
   5:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Meeting Room Unavailable  
    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday May 3, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Rockland Garden Club  
    Contact: Carolyn Houseman, President     
   

Monthly meeting of the Rockland Country Garden Club.
6:30pm Business Meeting
7:00pm Guest Speaker

    Location: The Meeting Room

Saturday May 6, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Lecture: TBA  
   

Church of Christ, Scientist, of Weymouth-Rockland will present a lecture. Topic: TBA

All are welcome.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Monday May 8, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Troop 57 Boy Scout Patrol Leader meeting  
    Contact: Mike Wile, Scout Master   781-696-5483   
   

Rockland Boy Scout Troop 57 Patrol Leaders meeting to discuss upcoming troop events.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday May 9, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Democratic Town Committee  
    Contact: Sheila Togo   781-878-5445   
   

Monthly meeting.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday May 10, 2017
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Rockland Glen Condo Board meeting  
    Contact: Bob Grumpright, Condo Board Chair   781-763-7455   
   

Monthly meeting of Rockland Glen Condominium Board of Trustees.

    Location: The Meeting Room
   4:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Book Sale Donations Accepted  
    Contact: Marilyn Brennan. Event Co-Chair   781-878-7224   
   

Accepting "gently read" items only for Saturday's Friends Sale:

Best Sellers & Popular Authors***Recent & Popular Non-fiction***Paperbacks
Children's books***Books for Teens***Puzzles***Video Games
DVDs***Music CDs***Audio-Books

Sorry, NO VHS, textbooks, magazines, encyclopedia sets, out-of-date or damaged/stained/ yellowed items.

 NOTE: Baked goods drop off on Friday ONLY

    Location: The Meeting Room

Thursday May 11, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Meeting Room Unavailable  
    Location: The Meeting Room
   1:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Book Sale Donations Accepted  
    Contact: Marilyn Brennan. Event Co-Chair   781-878-7224   
   

Accepting "gently read" items only for Saturday's Friends Sale:

Best Sellers & Popular Authors***Recent & Popular Non-fiction***Paperbacks
Children's books***Books for Teens***Puzzles***Video Games
DVDs***Music CDs***Audio-Books

Sorry, NO VHS, textbooks, magazines, encyclopedia sets, out-of-date or damaged/stained/ yellowed items.

 NOTE: Baked goods drop off on Friday ONLY

    Location: The Meeting Room

Friday May 12, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Meeting Room Unavailable  
   12:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Book Sale + Bake Sale Donations Accepted  
    Contact: Marilyn Brennan, Event Co-Chair   781-878-7224   
   

Accepting "gently read" items only for Saturday's Friends Sale:

Best Sellers & Popular Authors***Recent & Popular Non-fiction***Paperbacks
Children's books***Books for Teens***Puzzles***Video Games
DVDs***Music CDs***Audio-Books

Sorry, NO VHS, textbooks, magazines, encyclopedia sets, out-of-date or damaged/stained/ yellowed items.

 NOTE: Baked goods drop off is TODAY ONLY!
 

    Location: The Meeting Room
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Meeting Room Unavailable  

Saturday May 13, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Spring Book & Bake Sale  
   

The Friends of the Rockland Library will be holding a book and bake sale in the Meeting Room.
 

 

    Location: The Meeting Room

Monday May 15, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Book Group @ Rockland Senior Center  
    Contact: Beverly Brown, Library Director   781-878-1236   
   

Pre-registration required - call Library at 781-878-1236. Library card required.

The book for next month's meeting will distributed.

Light Refreshments will be served.

NOTE: This event is at the Robert J. Nyman Rockland Senior Center, 317 Plain St. 

    Location: Rockland Senior Center

Tuesday May 16, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Willow Pond Condo Board Meeting  
    Contact: Michael Conley, Property Manager   781-848-9399   
   

Monthly Board Meeting for Willow Pond Condominium

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday May 17, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM ALS Support Group Meeting  
    Contact: Bridget Thornton, Care Services Coordinator   781-255-8884x239   info@aks-ma.org
   

Monthly support group for persons or caregivers affected by ALS (amyotropic lateral sclerosis) especially for South Shore residents.

Information and sharing in a group setting.

Pre-registration required. Contact Bridget Thornton 781-255-8884

Conducted by the ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter. 

    Location: The Meeting Room
   6:00 PM Board of Library Trustees' meeting  
   

Monthly open meeting of Board of Library Trustees

    Location: The Meeting Room

Monday May 22, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Republican Town Committee  
    Contact: Jared Valanzola, Chairman   617-827-3457   
   

Monthly meeting.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday May 24, 2017
   7:00 PM Evening Book Group  
    Contact: Beverly C Brown, Library Director   781-878-1236   info@rocklandmemoriallibrary.org
   

Book Title - To Be Announced

Copies of the book are available approximately 4 weeks prior to meeting at the upper library circulation desk; valid OCLN library card required. 

Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome to participate.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Monday May 29, 2017
     CLOSED-Memorial Day  

Tuesday May 30, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:50 PM Friends of the Library Planning Meeting  
    Contact: Karen Haffner, President of RML Foundation, Inc.   781-878-1683   
   

The Rockland Memorial Library Friends Group will meet to plan upcoming events.
New members always welcome.

The Rockland Memorial Library Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that raises funds to supplement municipal support for library services through membership dues and fundraisers.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Monday June 5, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Troop 57 Boy Scout Patrol Leader meeting  
    Contact: Mike Wile, Scout Master   781-696-5483   
   

Rockland Boy Scout Troop 57 Patrol Leaders meeting to discuss upcoming troop events.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday June 6, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Open Poetry & 5 Minute Prose Reading  
    Contact: Karen Haffner, Friends Secretary   617-875-2047   haffnerk@hotmail.com
   

Join the Friends of the Library at their quarterly Open Poetry & 5 minute Prose Reading session.

Featured Reader:
Then read from your own poetry, read or recite another poet's work or just come and listen!

Refreshments will be provided by The Friends of Rockland Memorial Library.
Sign up at the door the night of the event.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday June 13, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Democratic Town Committee  
    Contact: Sheila Togo   781-878-5445   
   

Monthly meeting.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday June 14, 2017
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Rockland Glen Condo Board meeting  
    Contact: Bob Grumpright, Condo Board Chair   781-763-7455   
   

Monthly meeting of Rockland Glen Condominium Board of Trustees.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday June 20, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Willow Pond Condo Board Meeting  
    Contact: Michael Conley, Property Manager   781-848-9399   
   

Monthly Board Meeting for Willow Pond Condominium

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday June 21, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM ALS Support Group Meeting  
    Contact: Bridget Thornton, Care Services Coordinator   781-255-8884x239   info@aks-ma.org
   

Monthly support group for persons or caregivers affected by ALS (amyotropic lateral sclerosis) especially for South Shore residents.

Information and sharing in a group setting.

Pre-registration required. Contact Bridget Thornton 781-255-8884

Conducted by the ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter. 

    Location: The Meeting Room
   6:00 PM Board of Library Trustees' meeting  
   

Monthly open meeting of Board of Library Trustees

    Location: The Meeting Room

Monday June 26, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Republican Town Committee  
    Contact: Jared Valanzola, Chairman   617-827-3457   
   

Monthly meeting.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday July 4, 2017
     CLOSED  
   

Independence Day Holiday


Wednesday July 19, 2017
   6:00 PM Board of Library Trustees' meeting  
   

Monthly open meeting of Board of Library Trustees

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday August 16, 2017
   6:00 PM Board of Library Trustees' meeting  
   

Monthly open meeting of Board of Library Trustees

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday August 29, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:50 PM Friends of the Library Planning Meeting  
    Contact: Karen Haffner, President of RML Foundation, Inc.   781-878-1683   
   

The Rockland Memorial Library Friends Group will meet to plan upcoming events.
New members always welcome.

The Rockland Memorial Library Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that raises funds to supplement municipal support for library services through membership dues and fundraisers.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Monday September 4, 2017
     CLOSED  
   

Labor Day Holiday


Wednesday September 13, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Open Poetry & 5 Minute Prose Reading  
    Contact: Karen Haffner, Friends Secretary   617-875-2047   haffnerk@hotmail.com
   

Join the Friends of the Library at their quarterly Open Poetry & 5 minute Prose Reading session.

Featured Reader:
Then read from your own poetry, read or recite another poet's work or just come and listen!

Refreshments will be provided by The Friends of Rockland Memorial Library.
Sign up at the door the night of the event.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday September 20, 2017
   6:00 PM Board of Library Trustees' meeting  
   

Monthly open meeting of Board of Library Trustees

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday September 26, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:50 PM Friends of the Library Planning Meeting  
    Contact: Karen Haffner, President of RML Foundation, Inc.   781-878-1683   
   

The Rockland Memorial Library Friends Group will meet to plan upcoming events.
New members always welcome.

The Rockland Memorial Library Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that raises funds to supplement municipal support for library services through membership dues and fundraisers.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Monday October 9, 2017
     CLOSED  
   

Columbus Day Holiday


Wednesday October 18, 2017
   6:00 PM Board of Library Trustees' meeting  
   

Monthly open meeting of Board of Library Trustees

    Location: The Meeting Room

Friday November 10, 2017
     CLOSED  
   

Veterans Day Observed


Saturday November 11, 2017
     CLOSED  
   

Veterans Day Holiday


Wednesday November 15, 2017
   6:00 PM Board of Library Trustees' meeting  
   

Monthly open meeting of Board of Library Trustees

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday November 22, 2017
     CLOSED  
   

Thanksgiving Day Holiday

     Closing at 5pm  
   

The Library will be closing at 5pm today.


Thursday November 23, 2017
     CLOSED  
   

Thanksgiving Day Holiday


Tuesday November 28, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:50 PM Friends of the Library Planning Meeting  
    Contact: Karen Haffner, President of RML Foundation, Inc.   781-878-1683   
   

The Rockland Memorial Library Friends Group will meet to plan upcoming events.
New members always welcome.

The Rockland Memorial Library Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that raises funds to supplement municipal support for library services through membership dues and fundraisers.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday December 5, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Open Poetry & 5 Minute Prose Reading  
    Contact: Karen Haffner, Friends Secretary   617-875-2047   haffnerk@hotmail.com
   

Join the Friends of the Library at their quarterly Open Poetry & 5 minute Prose Reading session.

Featured Reader:
Then read from your own poetry, read or recite another poet's work or just come and listen!

Refreshments will be provided by The Friends of Rockland Memorial Library.
Sign up at the door the night of the event.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday December 20, 2017
   6:00 PM Board of Library Trustees' meeting  
   

Monthly open meeting of Board of Library Trustees

    Location: The Meeting Room

Monday December 25, 2017
     CLOSED  
   

Christmas Day Holiday


Wednesday January 17, 2018
   6:00 PM Board of Library Trustees' meeting  
   

Monthly open meeting of Board of Library Trustees

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday February 21, 2018
   6:00 PM Board of Library Trustees' meeting  
   

Monthly open meeting of Board of Library Trustees

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday March 21, 2018
   6:00 PM Board of Library Trustees' meeting  
   

Monthly open meeting of Board of Library Trustees

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday April 18, 2018
   6:00 PM Board of Library Trustees' meeting  
   

Monthly open meeting of Board of Library Trustees

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday May 16, 2018
   6:00 PM Board of Library Trustees' meeting  
   

Monthly open meeting of Board of Library Trustees

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday June 20, 2018
   6:00 PM Board of Library Trustees' meeting  
   

Monthly open meeting of Board of Library Trustees

    Location: The Meeting Room

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