Rockland Memorial Library

20 Belmont Street Rockland, MA 02370

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Monday December 10, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Tiny Tots  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   7818781236   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Please join Ms. Leslie Reilly from Self-Help, Inc., a local non-profit with their program called Tiny Tots.

This is a parent/child program designed to introduce children (ages 18 months-3 yrs) to routines, social interactions and developmental activities through play.  Children will participate in floor time/free play, songs, stories and simple crafts.  This program encourages parent participation and is child centered.  

Registration is required. 

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday December 11, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Democratic Town Committee  
   

Monthly meeting.

Free and open to the public.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday December 12, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Baby ~ Toddler Story Time  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

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

Registration is NOT required.

    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 13, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Carol Carver - Multi-age Playgroup  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Moms, Dads, and caretakers of young children...

Come join Carol Carver - Early Childhood Support Specialist - from Self Help, Inc. Coordinated Family & Community Engagement Program.

Parents can chat together, children can engage in toys-music-and manipulatives together, and everyone will have some FUN!!!

The Playgroup will run for approximately 45 minutes- with free play at the beginning and then songs, stories, simple art and parachute play will be offered towards the later part!  Activities are geared for 2.9 - 4 year olds.   

Come join us for these  FUN GET-TOGETHERS  with others! ALL are welcomed for the Interaction!!!

REGISTISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

    Location: The Meeting Room
   1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM G Movie  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

“On one special Christmas Eve, as a boy skeptically waits for the sound of sleigh bells, a magical train appears outside his home and the conductor invites him aboard. What lies ahead is an extraordinary adventure of self-discovery through which the young boy learns that for those who believe, the wonders of life never fade.”  

 

**Refreshments will be provided.**

    Location: The Meeting Room
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Young Adult Room CLOSED  
    Location: Young Adult Room
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Meeting Room Unavailable  
    Location: The Meeting Room

Friday December 14, 2018
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 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 17, 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
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Tiny Tots  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   7818781236   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Please join Ms. Leslie Reilly from Self-Help, Inc., a local non-profit with their program called Tiny Tots.

This is a parent/child program designed to introduce children (ages 18 months-3 yrs) to routines, social interactions and developmental activities through play.  Children will participate in floor time/free play, songs, stories and simple crafts.  This program encourages parent participation and is child centered.  

Registration is required. 

    Location: The Meeting Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Discover Girl Scouts - Grades 2 - 4  
    Contact: Christine Candler, Membership Recruitment   617-352-0141   ccandler@gsema.org
   

Discover Girl Scouts!

Bring a friend event for grades 2 through grade 4.

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by Girls Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday December 19, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Baby ~ Toddler Story Time  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

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

Registration is NOT required.

    Location: The Meeting Room
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM ALS Support Group Meeting  
    Contact: Eileen Garry, Care Services Coordinator   781-255-8884x240   info@als-ma.org
   

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

Information and sharing in a group setting.  Free and open to the public.

Pre-registration required. Contact Eileen Garry 781-255-8884

Conducted by the ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter. 

    Location: The Meeting Room

Thursday December 20, 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
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Holiday Arts & Crafts  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Please join us as we create a variety of seasonal crafts. Drop-in, no registration required. Ages 3 and up. 

    Location: Children's Room

Friday December 21, 2018
     CLOSED  

Saturday December 22, 2018
     CLOSED  

Monday December 24, 2018
     CLOSED  

Tuesday December 25, 2018
     CLOSED Christmas Day  
   

Closed for Christmas Day Holiday


Friday December 28, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Lego Program  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Come for unstructured building time.  Ages 4 and up with a caregiver.

Warning! Choking hazard. Small parts.

 

    Location: Children's Room

Saturday December 29, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM 'Reading is Magic'  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236 x11   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Ed the Wizard is back to enthrall ages young and old with his magic tricks and audience participation. 

Reading is Magic is a hands-on 45 minute performance that uses many volunteers. 

All ages are welcome!

**This program is supported 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

Monday December 31, 2018
     Library Closing at 5pm  

Tuesday January 1, 2019
     CLOSED-New Year's Day  

Monday January 7, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Woodsburgh Condominium Annual Meeting  
    Contact: Thomas Yule, Condo Management Representative   508-823-2300   thomas@bristolsouth.net
   

Annual meeting of Woodsburgh Condominium.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday January 8, 2019
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Music & Movement  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Please come join Ms. Marsha Wright from Self-Help, Inc and celebrate Fall with song and dance! This program is open to young children and their caregivers. Ages infant to Kindergarten.

 

    Location: The Meeting Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Democratic Town Committee  
    Contact: John Ward, Chairman   781-771-4440   
   

Monthly meeting.

Free and open to the public.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday January 9, 2019
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 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

Monday January 14, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Patrol Leaders Council meeting  
    Contact: Bill Allen, Scoutmaster   781-254-2335   acker69@verizon.net
   

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

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday January 16, 2019
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM ALS Support Group Meeting  
    Contact: Eileen Garry, Care Services Coordinator   781-255-8884x240   info@als-ma.org
   

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

Information and sharing in a group setting.  Free and open to the public.

Pre-registration required. Contact Eileen Garry 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 January 21, 2019
     CLOSED-M. L. King,Jr. Day  
   

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


Wednesday January 23, 2019
   7:00 PM  -  7:50 PM Evening Book Group  
    Contact: Beverly C Brown, Library Director   781-878-1236   info@rocklandmemoriallibrary.org
   

Book Title - Everything I Never Told You by Celese Ng

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

Saturday January 26, 2019
   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 2018. 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 28, 2019
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM 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 January 29, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:50 PM Friends of the Library Planning Meeting  
    Contact: Karen Haffner, President of RML Foundation, Inc.   781-878-1683   haffnerk@hotmail.com
   

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 30, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Buddy Night  
    Contact: Karen Mitchell   508-559-1666 x 1812   
   

Please join Ms. Karen from Self-Help, Inc for an hour long playgroup activity where preschool aged children and their fathers, grandfathers, uncles or another significant male can come to play and have fun. We will be offering free play, story time and a craft activity. 

Ages 3-5.

Registration is required.

 

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday February 6, 2019
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 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  -  7:30 PM Friends/Library Speaker Event  
    Contact: Janet Cann, RMLF event coordinator     
   

Detail to follow at a later date.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Monday February 11, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Patrol Leaders Council meeting  
    Contact: Bill Allen, Scoutmaster   781-254-2335   acker69@verizon.net
   

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

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday February 12, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Democratic Town Committee  
   

Monthly meeting.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday February 13, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Open Poetry & 5 Minute Prose & Storytelling  
    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 & Storytelling 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 February 18, 2019
     CLOSED Presidents' Day  
   

Closed for Presidents' Day Holiday.


Tuesday February 19, 2019
   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

Free and open to the public.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday February 20, 2019
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM ALS Support Group Meeting  
    Contact: Eileen Garry, Care Services Coordinator   781-255-8884x240   info@als-ma.org
   

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

Information and sharing in a group setting.  Free and open to the public.

Pre-registration required. Contact Eileen Garry 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 February 25, 2019
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM 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 26, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:50 PM Friends of the Library Planning Meeting  
    Contact: Karen Haffner, President of RML Foundation, Inc.   781-878-1683   haffnerk@hotmail.com
   

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 27, 2019
   7:00 PM  -  7:50 PM Evening Book Group  
    Contact: Beverly C Brown, Library Director   781-878-1236   info@rocklandmemoriallibrary.org
   

Book Title - Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson

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 March 6, 2019
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 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

Monday March 11, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Patrol Leaders Council meeting  
    Contact: Bill Allen, Scoutmaster   781-254-2335   acker69@verizon.net
   

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

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday March 12, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Democratic Town Committee  
   

Monthly meeting.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Monday March 18, 2019
   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

Tuesday March 19, 2019
   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

Free and open to the public.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday March 20, 2019
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM ALS Support Group Meeting  
    Contact: Eileen Garry, Care Services Coordinator   781-255-8884x240   info@als-ma.org
   

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

Information and sharing in a group setting.  Free and open to the public.

Pre-registration required. Contact Eileen Garry 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: Archives/Local History Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Buddy Night  
    Contact: Karen Mitchell   508-559-1666 x 1812   
   

Please join Ms. Karen from Self-Help, Inc for an hour long playgroup activity where preschool aged children and their fathers, grandfathers, uncles or another significant male can come to play and have fun. We will be offering free play, story time and a craft activity. 

Ages 3-5.

Registration is required.

 

    Location: The Meeting Room

Monday March 25, 2019
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM 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 26, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:50 PM Friends of the Library Planning Meeting  
    Contact: Karen Haffner, President of RML Foundation, Inc.   781-878-1683   haffnerk@hotmail.com
   

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 27, 2019
   7:00 PM  -  7:50 PM Evening Book Group  
    Contact: Beverly C Brown, Library Director   781-878-1236   info@rocklandmemoriallibrary.org
   

Book Title - Last Night in Twisted River by John Irving

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

Saturday March 30, 2019
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Book Talk: The Cookie Loved ‘Round the World  
    Contact: Janet Cann     
   

Everyone loves chocolate chip cookies, but most people don’t know its history began a few miles down the road from Rockland.  Local author Kathleen Teahan will tell the story about the Toll House and its famous cookie. In depth information about Ruth Wakefield, her famous cookie and restaurant will be covered. She will also tell the story of how she came to write the book.

Copies of the author's book will be available for sale and signing. $1.00 from each sale will be donated by the author to fight world hunger.

Free and open to the public. Suitable for ages 8 to 88+

Sponsored by the Friends Division of RML Foundation, Inc.

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 April 2, 2019
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Music & Movement  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Please come join Ms. Marsha Wright from Self-Help, Inc and celebrate Fall with song and dance! This program is open to young children and their caregivers. Ages infant to Kindergarten.

 

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday April 3, 2019
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 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

Monday April 8, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Patrol Leaders Council meeting  
    Contact: Bill Allen, Scoutmaster   781-254-2335   acker69@verizon.net
   

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

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday April 9, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Democratic Town Committee  
   

Monthly meeting.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Monday April 15, 2019
     CLOSED Patriots' Day  
   

Closed for Patriots' Day Holiday.


Tuesday April 16, 2019
   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

Free and open to the public.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday April 17, 2019
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM ALS Support Group Meeting  
    Contact: Eileen Garry, Care Services Coordinator   781-255-8884x240   info@als-ma.org
   

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

Information and sharing in a group setting.  Free and open to the public.

Pre-registration required. Contact Eileen Garry 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 April 19, 2019
   12:30 PM Closing: Good Friday  
   

Library is open 9:30 am to 12:30 pm today.


Monday April 22, 2019
   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
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM 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 April 24, 2019
   7:00 PM  -  7:50 PM Evening Book Group  
    Contact: Beverly C Brown, Library Director   781-878-1236   info@rocklandmemoriallibrary.org
   

Book Title - I Found You by Lisa Jewell

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 April 30, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:50 PM Friends of the Library Planning Meeting  
    Contact: Karen Haffner, President of RML Foundation, Inc.   781-878-1683   haffnerk@hotmail.com
   

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 May 1, 2019
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 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  -  7:30 PM Rare Book Expert & Antiques Road Show Appraiser to speak  
    Contact: Janet Cann, Friends Division of RMLF      
   

Rare Book Expert and Antiques Roadshow Appraiser, Kenneth Gloss will be here tonight to give a talk about the history of Brattle Book Shop and the business of antique/vintage books and publications.  Mr. Gloss will answer your questions and provide free book appraisals.

Attendees may bring two or three books for a quick appraisal. 

This free program is sponsored by The Rockland Memorial Library Foundation, Inc., 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 May 6, 2019
   5:00 PM  -  7:50 PM Meeting Room Unavailable  
    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday May 7, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Open Poetry & 5 Minute Prose & Storytelling  
    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 & Storytelling 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

Wednesday May 8, 2019
   12:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Meeting Room Unavailable  
    Location: The Meeting Room

Thursday May 9, 2019
     Meeting Room Unavailable  
    Location: The Meeting Room

Friday May 10, 2019
     Meeting Room Unavailable  
    Location: The Meeting Room

Saturday May 11, 2019
     Meeting Room Unavailable  
    Location: The Meeting Room

Monday May 13, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Patrol Leaders Council meeting  
    Contact: Bill Allen, Scoutmaster   781-254-2335   acker69@verizon.net
   

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

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday May 14, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Democratic Town Committee  
   

Monthly meeting.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday May 15, 2019
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM ALS Support Group Meeting  
    Contact: Eileen Garry, Care Services Coordinator   781-255-8884x240   info@als-ma.org
   

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

Information and sharing in a group setting.  Free and open to the public.

Pre-registration required. Contact Eileen Garry 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 20, 2019
   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

Tuesday May 21, 2019
   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

Free and open to the public.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday May 22, 2019
   7:00 PM  -  7:50 PM Evening Book Group  
    Contact: Beverly C Brown, Library Director   781-878-1236   info@rocklandmemoriallibrary.org
   

Book Title - Our Souls at Night by Ken Haruf

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 27, 2019
     CLOSED Memorial Day  
   

Closed for Memorial Day Holiday.


Tuesday May 28, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:50 PM Friends of the Library Planning Meeting  
    Contact: Karen Haffner, President of RML Foundation, Inc.   781-878-1683   haffnerk@hotmail.com
   

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 5, 2019
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Music & Movement  
    Contact: Erin Puleio, Youth Services Librarian   781-878-1236   epuleio@ocln.org
   

Please come join Ms. Marsha Wright from Self-Help, Inc and celebrate Fall with song and dance! This program is open to young children and their caregivers. Ages infant to Kindergarten.

 

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday June 11, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Democratic Town Committee  
   

Monthly meeting.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Tuesday June 18, 2019
   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

Free and open to the public.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday June 19, 2019
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM ALS Support Group Meeting  
    Contact: Eileen Garry, Care Services Coordinator   781-255-8884x240   info@als-ma.org
   

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

Information and sharing in a group setting.  Free and open to the public.

Pre-registration required. Contact Eileen Garry 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 June 22, 2019
     CLOSED Saturdays  
   

Closed Saturdays during the Summer.


Monday June 24, 2019
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM 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

Friday June 28, 2019
   7:00 PM Satuit Band Concert on the Lawn  
   

The Satuit Concert Band will perform on the Library Lawn this evening. Please bring your own chairs/blanket.

This free 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.

Additional support is provided by the Rockland Memorial Library Foundation, Inc. and the Town of Rockland.

    Location: Library Lawn

Saturday June 29, 2019
     CLOSED Saturdays  
   

Closed Saturdays during the Summer.


Wednesday July 3, 2019
     Library Closing  

Thursday July 4, 2019
     CLOSED  
   

Closed for Independence Day Holiday


Saturday July 6, 2019
     CLOSED Saturdays  
   

Closed Saturdays during the Summer.


Saturday July 13, 2019
     CLOSED Saturdays  
   

Closed Saturdays during the Summer.


Wednesday July 17, 2019
   6:00 PM Board of Library Trustees meeting  
   

Monthly open meeting of Board of Library Trustees

    Location: The Meeting Room

Saturday July 20, 2019
     CLOSED Saturdays  
   

Closed Saturdays during the Summer.


Saturday July 27, 2019
     CLOSED Saturdays  
   

Closed Saturdays during the Summer.


Saturday August 3, 2019
     CLOSED Saturdays  
   

Closed Saturdays during the Summer.


Saturday August 10, 2019
     CLOSED Saturdays  
   

Closed Saturdays during the Summer.


Saturday August 17, 2019
     CLOSED Saturdays  
   

Closed Saturdays during the Summer.


Wednesday August 21, 2019
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM ALS Support Group Meeting  
    Contact: Eileen Garry, Care Services Coordinator   781-255-8884x240   info@als-ma.org
   

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

Information and sharing in a group setting.  Free and open to the public.

Pre-registration required. Contact Eileen Garry 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 August 24, 2019
     CLOSED Saturdays  
   

Closed Saturdays during the Summer.


Monday August 26, 2019
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM 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 August 27, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:50 PM Friends of the Library Planning Meeting  
    Contact: Karen Haffner, President of RML Foundation, Inc.   781-878-1683   haffnerk@hotmail.com
   

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 August 31, 2019
     CLOSED Saturdays  
   

Closed Saturdays during the Summer.


Monday September 2, 2019
     CLOSED Labor Day  
   

Closed for Labor Day Holiday


Saturday September 7, 2019
     Open on Saturdays  
   

Open on Saturdays through Mid-June.


Monday September 9, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Open Poetry & 5 Minute Prose & Storytelling  
    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 & Storytelling 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 September 10, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Democratic Town Committee  
    Contact: John Ward, Chairman   781-771-4440   
   

Monthly meeting.

Free and open to the public.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Monday September 16, 2019
   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

Tuesday September 17, 2019
   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

Free and open to the public.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday September 18, 2019
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM ALS Support Group Meeting  
    Contact: Eileen Garry, Care Services Coordinator   781-255-8884x240   info@als-ma.org
   

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

Information and sharing in a group setting.  Free and open to the public.

Pre-registration required. Contact Eileen Garry 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 September 23, 2019
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM 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 September 24, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:50 PM Friends of the Library Planning Meeting  
    Contact: Karen Haffner, President of RML Foundation, Inc.   781-878-1683   haffnerk@hotmail.com
   

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 September 25, 2019
   7:00 PM  -  7:50 PM Evening Book Group  
    Contact: Beverly C Brown, Library Director   781-878-1236   info@rocklandmemoriallibrary.org
   

Book Title - Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson

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 October 8, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Democratic Town Committee  
    Contact: John Ward, Chairman   781-771-4440   
   

Monthly meeting.

Free and open to the public.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Monday October 14, 2019
     CLOSED Columbus Day Holiday  
   

Closed for Columbus Day Holiday.


Tuesday October 15, 2019
   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

Free and open to the public.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday October 16, 2019
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM ALS Support Group Meeting  
    Contact: Eileen Garry, Care Services Coordinator   781-255-8884x240   info@als-ma.org
   

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

Information and sharing in a group setting.  Free and open to the public.

Pre-registration required. Contact Eileen Garry 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 October 21, 2019
   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

Wednesday October 23, 2019
   7:00 PM  -  7:50 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 October 28, 2019
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM 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 October 29, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:50 PM Friends of the Library Planning Meeting  
    Contact: Karen Haffner, President of RML Foundation, Inc.   781-878-1683   haffnerk@hotmail.com
   

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 5, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Open Poetry & 5 Minute Prose & Storytelling  
    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 & Storytelling session.

Featured Reader: John Cheney of Rockland
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 11, 2019
     CLOSED Veterans Day  
   

Veterans Day Observed


Tuesday November 12, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Democratic Town Committee  
    Contact: John Ward, Chairman   781-771-4440   
   

Monthly meeting.

Free and open to the public.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Monday November 18, 2019
   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

Tuesday November 19, 2019
   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

Free and open to the public.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday November 20, 2019
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM ALS Support Group Meeting  
    Contact: Eileen Garry, Care Services Coordinator   781-255-8884x240   info@als-ma.org
   

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

Information and sharing in a group setting.  Free and open to the public.

Pre-registration required. Contact Eileen Garry 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 November 25, 2019
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM 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 November 26, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:50 PM Friends of the Library Planning Meeting  
    Contact: Karen Haffner, President of RML Foundation, Inc.   781-878-1683   haffnerk@hotmail.com
   

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 27, 2019
   5:00 PM Library Closing  
   

The Library will be closing at 5pm today.


Thursday November 28, 2019
     CLOSED Thanksgiving Day  
   

Closed for Thanksgiving Day Holiday.


Wednesday December 4, 2019
   7:00 PM  -  7:50 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

Tuesday December 10, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Democratic Town Committee  
    Contact: John Ward, Chairman   781-771-4440   
   

Monthly meeting.

Free and open to the public.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Thursday December 12, 2019
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Young Adult Room Closed  

Monday December 16, 2019
   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

Tuesday December 17, 2019
   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

Free and open to the public.

    Location: The Meeting Room

Wednesday December 18, 2019
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM ALS Support Group Meeting  
    Contact: Eileen Garry, Care Services Coordinator   781-255-8884x240   info@als-ma.org
   

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

Information and sharing in a group setting.  Free and open to the public.

Pre-registration required. Contact Eileen Garry 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 December 24, 2019
     CLOSED  

Wednesday December 25, 2019
     CLOSED Christmas Day  
   

Closed for Christmas Day Holiday


Tuesday December 31, 2019
   5:00 PM Library Closing  

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