Rockland Memorial Library

20 Belmont Street Rockland, MA 02370

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Wednesday December 13, 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

Thursday December 14, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Time Arts & Crafts  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by a craft. Ages 3-5 with an adult. 

Registration is NOT required.

    Location: The Meeting Room
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM PG Movie  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

"A seven-year-old boy has his life turned upside down by his new brother, an infant known as the Boss Baby who wears a suit and has the brusque manner of a businessman. However, the two are forced to get past their initial antagonism when they must work together on a mission of espionage involving the rivalry between babies and puppies."

Rated PG.

Refreshments will be provided.

 

    Location: The Meeting Room

Friday December 15, 2017
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Lego Program  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Kids are welcome to come in and play with our Legos that are provided for ages 8 and up. We have Duplos for ages 4 to 7. The kids’ creations will be on display until next program. Children must have a caregiver with them. This is a drop-in program.  

 

    Location: Children's Room

Saturday December 16, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Holiday Gingerbread Houses  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Come join us as we create a 2D gingerbread houses based upon the holidays. This program is drop-in and geared for ages 3 and up.

    Location: Children's Room

Monday December 18, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Book Group @ Rockland Senior Center  
    Contact: Beverly Brown, Library Director   781-878-1236   
   

Pre-registration & valid Library Card required. 

The book for next month's meeting will be 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

Wednesday December 20, 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
   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.  Free and open to the public.

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

Thursday December 21, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Carol Carver - 'Celebrate the Magic'  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Please join Ms. Carol Carver from Self-Help, Inc. as during this group time for preschoolers, they will be acknowledging various monthly things that are recognized – such as Honey Month, Kite Month, Soup Day!!! This will be done through books, songs, sensory experiences, art, etc…  

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Friday December 22, 2017
     CLOSED  

Saturday December 23, 2017
     CLOSED  

Monday December 25, 2017
     CLOSED Christmas Day  

Wednesday December 27, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Michelle Davidson  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Please come and join Ms. Michele from Self-Help, Inc.  for stories, nursery rhymes, music & movement, finger plays & a sensory activity or simple art project. 18 months old - 3 years old.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Thursday December 28, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM PJ Storytime  
    Contact: Carol Carver   508-559-1666 x1811   ccarver@selfhelpinc.org
   

Please join Ms. Carol Carver from Self-Help, Inc as she creates some good morning fun! Songs, rhymes, games, sensory, art & decorating a cookie for home to share! Yum! Yum! Yum!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

PLEASE CONTACT CAROL CARVER AT 508-559-1666 X1811 OR CCARVER@SELFHELPINC.ORG

    Location: The Meeting Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Winter Holidays: Songs & Stories  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Please join Mr. Davis Bates, storyteller & his musician partner Roger Tincknell, as they sing and tell stories that bring warmth to the coldest time of the year, celebrating a variety of holiday traditions. 

** This program is supported in part by a grant from the Rockland Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.**

    Location: The Meeting Room

Saturday December 30, 2017
     CLOSED  

Monday January 1, 2018
     CLOSED-New Year's Day Holiday  

Wednesday January 3, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Karen Mitchell - Toddler 'Learn Through Play'  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Please join Ms. Karen Mitchell from Self-Help, Inc., a local non-profit for her program, Toddler 'Learn Through Play' is a FREE monthly playgroup for toddlers (ages 15 months to 36 months) and their parent/guardian. Come join us for an hour of fun packed adventure. We will read a story, sing songs, and do an activity. Parents MUST stay with their children! 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

    Location: The Meeting Room

Thursday January 4, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Time Arts & Crafts  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by a craft. Ages 3-5 with an adult. 

Registration is NOT required.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Friday January 5, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Lego Program  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Kids are welcome to come in and play with our Legos that are provided for ages 8 and up. We have Duplos for ages 4 to 7. The kids’ creations will be on display until next program. Children must have a caregiver with them. This is a drop-in program.  

 

    Location: Children's Room

Monday January 8, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Patrol Leaders Council meeting  
    Contact: Bill Allen, Scoutmaster   781-254-2335   acker69@verizon.net
   

Rockland Troup 57 Patrol Leaders Council meets tonight to discuss upcoming meeting ideas and assess past trips and meetings.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday January 9, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Democratic Town Committee  
   

Monthly meeting.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday January 10, 2018
   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

Thursday January 11, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Time Arts & Crafts  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by a craft. Ages 3-5 with an adult. 

Registration is NOT required.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Friday January 12, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Lego Program  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Kids are welcome to come in and play with our Legos that are provided for ages 8 and up. We have Duplos for ages 4 to 7. The kids’ creations will be on display until next program. Children must have a caregiver with them. This is a drop-in program.  

 

    Location: Children's Room

Monday January 15, 2018
     CLOSED-M. L. King,Jr. Day  
   

Closed in honor of the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.


Tuesday January 16, 2018
   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 January 17, 2018
   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
   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.  Free and open to the public.

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

Thursday January 18, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Time Arts & Crafts  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by a craft. Ages 3-5 with an adult. 

Registration is NOT required.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Friday January 19, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Lego Program  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Kids are welcome to come in and play with our Legos that are provided for ages 8 and up. We have Duplos for ages 4 to 7. The kids’ creations will be on display until next program. Children must have a caregiver with them. This is a drop-in program.  

 

    Location: Children's Room

Saturday January 20, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Friends of Library Celebratory Potluck Luncheon  
    Contact: Karen Haffner, President of RML Foundation, Inc.   781-878-1683   haffnerk@hotmail.com
   

All members of the Rockland Memorial Library Foundation, Inc., also known as "The Friends" are invited to celebrate the many accomplishments of 2015. Anyone interested in becoming a member is also invited!

Come socialize with other Friends of the Library. Join us for a POTLUCK celebration!

For details, contact Karen Haffner at 781-878-1683 or haffnerk@hotmail.

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 January 22, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Rockland Republican Town Committee  
    Contact: Jared Valanzola, Chairman   617-827-3457   
   

Monthly meeting of the Rockland Republican Town Committee.

Free and open to the public.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday January 24, 2018
   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
   7:00 PM Evening Book Group  
    Contact: Beverly C Brown, Library Director   781-878-1236   info@rocklandmemoriallibrary.org
   

Book Title - The Rosie Project by Graeme C. Simsion

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

Friday January 26, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Lego Program  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Kids are welcome to come in and play with our Legos that are provided for ages 8 and up. We have Duplos for ages 4 to 7. The kids’ creations will be on display until next program. Children must have a caregiver with them. This is a drop-in program.  

 

    Location: Children's Room

Tuesday January 30, 2018
   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 January 31, 2018
   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

Thursday February 1, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Time Arts & Crafts  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by a craft. Ages 3-5 with an adult. 

Registration is NOT required.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Friday February 2, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Lego Program  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Kids are welcome to come in and play with our Legos that are provided for ages 8 and up. We have Duplos for ages 4 to 7. The kids’ creations will be on display until next program. Children must have a caregiver with them. This is a drop-in program.  

 

    Location: Children's Room

Monday February 5, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Patrol Leaders Council meeting  
    Contact: Bill Allen, Scoutmaster   781-254-2335   acker69@verizon.net
   

Rockland Troup 57 Patrol Leaders Council meets tonight to discuss upcoming meeting ideas and assess past trips and meetings.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday February 7, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Karen Mitchell - Toddler 'Learn Through Play'  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Please join Ms. Karen Mitchell from Self-Help, Inc., a local non-profit for her program, Toddler 'Learn Through Play' is a FREE monthly playgroup for toddlers (ages 15 months to 36 months) and their parent/guardian. Come join us for an hour of fun packed adventure. We will read a story, sing songs, and do an activity. Parents MUST stay with their children! 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

    Location: The Meeting Room
   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

Thursday February 8, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Time Arts & Crafts  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by a craft. Ages 3-5 with an adult. 

Registration is NOT required.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Friday February 9, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Lego Program  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Kids are welcome to come in and play with our Legos that are provided for ages 8 and up. We have Duplos for ages 4 to 7. The kids’ creations will be on display until next program. Children must have a caregiver with them. This is a drop-in program.  

 

    Location: Children's Room

Monday February 12, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Open Poetry & 5 Minute Prose Reading  
    Contact: Karen Haffner, President RML Foundation, Inc.   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 Division of Rockland Memorial Library Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non profit organization.
Sign up at the door the night of the event.

What to be a Featured Reader?? See Contact email and telephone number (leave a message) listed above.

 

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday February 13, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Democratic Town Committee  
   

Monthly meeting.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday February 14, 2018
   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

Friday February 16, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Lego Program  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Kids are welcome to come in and play with our Legos that are provided for ages 8 and up. We have Duplos for ages 4 to 7. The kids’ creations will be on display until next program. Children must have a caregiver with them. This is a drop-in program.  

 

    Location: Children's Room

Monday February 19, 2018
     CLOSED Presidents' Day  
   

Closed for Presidents' Day Holiday.


Wednesday February 21, 2018
   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.  Free and open to the public.

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

Friday February 23, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Lego Program  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Kids are welcome to come in and play with our Legos that are provided for ages 8 and up. We have Duplos for ages 4 to 7. The kids’ creations will be on display until next program. Children must have a caregiver with them. This is a drop-in program.  

 

    Location: Children's Room

Monday February 26, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Rockland Republican Town Committee  
    Contact: Jared Valanzola, Chairman   617-827-3457   
   

Monthly meeting of the Rockland Republican Town Committee.

Free and open to the public.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday February 27, 2018
   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 February 28, 2018
   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
   7:00 PM Evening Book Group  
    Contact: Beverly C Brown, Library Director   781-878-1236   info@rocklandmemoriallibrary.org
   

Book Title - Still Life by Louise Penny

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 March 5, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Patrol Leaders Council meeting  
    Contact: Bill Allen, Scoutmaster   781-254-2335   acker69@verizon.net
   

Rockland Troup 57 Patrol Leaders Council meets tonight to discuss upcoming meeting ideas and assess past trips and meetings.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday March 7, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Karen Mitchell - Toddler 'Learn Through Play'  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Please join Ms. Karen Mitchell from Self-Help, Inc., a local non-profit for her program, Toddler 'Learn Through Play' is a FREE monthly playgroup for toddlers (ages 15 months to 36 months) and their parent/guardian. Come join us for an hour of fun packed adventure. We will read a story, sing songs, and do an activity. Parents MUST stay with their children! 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

    Location: The Meeting Room
   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

Tuesday March 13, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Democratic Town Committee  
   

Monthly meeting.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Monday March 19, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Book Group @ Rockland Senior Center  
    Contact: Beverly Brown, Library Director   781-878-1236   
   

Pre-registration & valid Library Card required. 

The book for next month's meeting will be 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 March 20, 2018
   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 March 21, 2018
   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.  Free and open to the public.

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 March 26, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Rockland Republican Town Committee  
    Contact: Jared Valanzola, Chairman   617-827-3457   
   

Monthly meeting of the Rockland Republican Town Committee.

Free and open to the public.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday March 27, 2018
   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 28, 2018
   7:00 PM Evening Book Group  
    Contact: Beverly C Brown, Library Director   781-878-1236   info@rocklandmemoriallibrary.org
   

Book Title - The Orphans of Race Point by Patry Francis

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

Wednesday April 4, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Karen Mitchell - Toddler 'Learn Through Play'  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Please join Ms. Karen Mitchell from Self-Help, Inc., a local non-profit for her program, Toddler 'Learn Through Play' is a FREE monthly playgroup for toddlers (ages 15 months to 36 months) and their parent/guardian. Come join us for an hour of fun packed adventure. We will read a story, sing songs, and do an activity. Parents MUST stay with their children! 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

    Location: The Meeting Room
   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 9, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Patrol Leaders Council meeting  
    Contact: Bill Allen, Scoutmaster   781-254-2335   acker69@verizon.net
   

Rockland Troup 57 Patrol Leaders Council meets tonight to discuss upcoming meeting ideas and assess past trips and meetings.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday April 10, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Democratic Town Committee  
   

Monthly meeting.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Monday April 16, 2018
     CLOSED Patriots' Day Holiday  
   

Closed for Patriots' Day Holiday.


Wednesday April 18, 2018
   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.  Free and open to the public.

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 April 23, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Book Group @ Rockland Senior Center  
    Contact: Beverly Brown, Library Director   781-878-1236   
   

Pre-registration & valid Library Card required. 

The book for next month's meeting will be 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
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Rockland Republican Town Committee  
    Contact: Jared Valanzola, Chairman   617-827-3457   
   

Monthly meeting of the Rockland Republican Town Committee.

Free and open to the public.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday April 24, 2018
   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 April 25, 2018
   7:00 PM Evening Book Group  
    Contact: Beverly C Brown, Library Director   781-878-1236   info@rocklandmemoriallibrary.org
   

Book Title - The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street by Susan Jane Gilman

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

Tuesday May 1, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Open Poetry & 5 Minute Prose Reading  
    Contact: Karen Haffner, President RML Foundation, Inc.   617-875-2047   haffnerk@hotmail.com
   

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

Featured Reader: TBA
After the featured reader, there will be plenty of time for attendees to read or recite their own work or the work of another writer, or just listen and enjoy. 

Audience welcome!  

Refreshments will be provided by The Friends Division of Rockland Memorial Library Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non profit organization.
Sign up at the door the night of the event.

What to be a Featured Reader?? See Contact email and telephone number (leave a message) listed above.

 

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday May 2, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Karen Mitchell - Toddler 'Learn Through Play'  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Please join Ms. Karen Mitchell from Self-Help, Inc., a local non-profit for her program, Toddler 'Learn Through Play' is a FREE monthly playgroup for toddlers (ages 15 months to 36 months) and their parent/guardian. Come join us for an hour of fun packed adventure. We will read a story, sing songs, and do an activity. Parents MUST stay with their children! 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

    Location: The Meeting Room
   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

Tuesday May 8, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Democratic Town Committee  
   

Monthly meeting.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday May 9, 2018
   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 Book Sale with proceeds to benefit the Library:

  • Best Sellers & Popular Authors  
  • Recent & Popular Non-fiction  
  • Paperbacks + softcovers
  • Children's books 
  • Books for Teens
  • Puzzles + Video Games
  • DVDs + Blu-Ray DVDs
  • Music CDs
  • Audio-Books on CDs

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

 NOTE: Baked goods drop off on Friday ONLY

Sponsored by the Friends Group of the Rockland Memorial Library Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)3 charitable organization.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Thursday May 10, 2018
   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 Book Sale with proceeds to benefit the Library:

  • Best Sellers & Popular Authors  
  • Recent & Popular Non-fiction  
  • Paperbacks + softcovers
  • Children's books 
  • Books for Teens
  • Puzzles + Video Games
  • DVDs + Blu-Ray DVDs
  • Music CDs
  • Audio-Books on CDs

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

 NOTE: Baked goods drop off on Friday ONLY

Sponsored by the Friends Group of the Rockland Memorial Library Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)3 charitable organization.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Friday May 11, 2018
   9:30 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 Book Sale with proceeds to benefit the Library:

  • Best Sellers & Popular Authors  
  • Recent & Popular Non-fiction  
  • Paperbacks + softcovers
  • Children's books 
  • Books for Teens
  • Puzzles + Video Games
  • DVDs + Blu-Ray DVDs
  • Music CDs
  • Audio-Books on CDs

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

 NOTE: Baked goods drop off is TODAY ONLY Friday ONLY

Sponsored by the Friends Group of the Rockland Memorial Library Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)3 charitable organization.


 

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

Saturday May 12, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Spring Book & Bake Sale  
   

The Friends Group of the Rockland Memorial Library Foundation, Inc. will be holding its Spring book and bake sale today in the Meeting Room.

All proceeds will benefit the Library.

The Rockland Memorial Library Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)3 charitable organization.
 

 

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday May 15, 2018
   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 16, 2018
   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.  Free and open to the public.

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 21, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Book Group @ Rockland Senior Center  
    Contact: Beverly Brown, Library Director   781-878-1236   
   

Pre-registration & valid Library Card required. 

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 Patrol Leaders Council meeting  
    Contact: Bill Allen, Scoutmaster   781-254-2335   acker69@verizon.net
   

Rockland Troup 57 Patrol Leaders Council meets tonight to discuss upcoming meeting ideas and assess past trips and meetings.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday May 23, 2018
   7:00 PM Evening Book Group  
    Contact: Beverly C Brown, Library Director   781-878-1236   info@rocklandmemoriallibrary.org
   

Book Title - Bossypants by Tina Fey

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 28, 2018
     CLOSED Memorial Day  
   

Closed for Memorial Day Holiday.


Tuesday May 29, 2018
   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 June 6, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Karen Mitchell - Toddler 'Learn Through Play'  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Please join Ms. Karen Mitchell from Self-Help, Inc., a local non-profit for her program, Toddler 'Learn Through Play' is a FREE monthly playgroup for toddlers (ages 15 months to 36 months) and their parent/guardian. Come join us for an hour of fun packed adventure. We will read a story, sing songs, and do an activity. Parents MUST stay with their children! 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday June 12, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Democratic Town Committee  
   

Monthly meeting.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday June 19, 2018
   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 20, 2018
   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.  Free and open to the public.

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 25, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Rockland Republican Town Committee  
    Contact: Jared Valanzola, Chairman   617-827-3457   
   

Monthly meeting of the Rockland Republican Town Committee.

Free and open to the public.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday July 3, 2018
     Library Closing at 5pm today  

Wednesday July 4, 2018
     CLOSED  
   

Closed for Independence Day Holiday


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

Monthly open meeting of Board of Library Trustees

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday August 15, 2018
   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.  Free and open to the public.

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

Tuesday August 21, 2018
   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

Tuesday August 28, 2018
   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

Saturday September 1, 2018
     Closed  

Monday September 3, 2018
     CLOSED Labor Day Holiday  
   

Closed for Labor Day Holiday


Wednesday September 5, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Open Poetry & 5 Minute Prose Reading  
    Contact: Karen Haffner, President RML Foundation, Inc.   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 Division of Rockland Memorial Library Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non profit organization.
Sign up at the door the night of the event.

What to be a Featured Reader?? See Contact email and telephone number (leave a message) listed above.

 

    Location: The Meeting Room

Saturday September 8, 2018
     Open on Saturdays  
   

Open on Saturdays through Mid-June.


Tuesday September 18, 2018
   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 September 19, 2018
   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.  Free and open to the public.

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

Tuesday September 25, 2018
   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 8, 2018
     CLOSED Columbus Day Holiday  
   

Closed for Columbus Day Holiday.


Tuesday October 16, 2018
   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 October 17, 2018
   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.  Free and open to the public.

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

Tuesday October 30, 2018
   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 November 6, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Open Poetry & 5 Minute Prose Reading  
    Contact: Karen Haffner, President RML Foundation, Inc.   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 Division of Rockland Memorial Library Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non profit organization.
Sign up at the door the night of the event.

What to be a Featured Reader?? See Contact email and telephone number (leave a message) listed above.

 

    Location: The Meeting Room

Monday November 12, 2018
     CLOSED Veterans Day Observed  
   

Veterans Day Observed


Tuesday November 20, 2018
   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 November 21, 2018
     Closing at 5pm  
   

The Library will be closing at 5pm today.

   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.  Free and open to the public.

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

Conducted by the ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter. 

    Location: The Meeting Room

Thursday November 22, 2018
     CLOSED Thanksgiving Day  
   

Closed for Thanksgiving Day Holiday.


Tuesday November 27, 2018
   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 November 28, 2018
   6:00 PM Board of Library Trustees' meeting  
   

Monthly open meeting of Board of Library Trustees

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday December 18, 2018
   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 December 19, 2018
   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.  Free and open to the public.

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 December 24, 2018
     CLOSED  

Tuesday December 25, 2018
     CLOSED Christmas Day  
   

Closed for Christmas Day Holiday


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