August 2019

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Saturday, August 32:00—4:30 PMBrenner RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Current Release Screenings: Captain Marvel (2019)(PG-13)

Current Release Screenings: Captain Marvel (2019)(PG-13)All movies are free and open to all ages. Parents are responsible for children’s and young adults attendance and viewing at these events. The librar
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Sunday, August 42:00—4:00 PMBrenner RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Ocean Film Series: Ocean (2009) (Rated G)

Ocean Film Series: Ocean (2009) (Rated G)All movies are free and open to all ages. Parents are responsible for children’s and young adults attendance and viewing at these events. The librar
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Monday, August 511:00 AM—1:00 PMTrustees RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Which Craft? Circle

Which Craft? Circle Work on your needlecraft project while enjoying lively conversation with similar creatives. No instruction - just a getaway for experienced crafter
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Tuesday, August 61:00—4:00 PMTrustees RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Action Inc

Action IncAction Inc. is a non-profit organization and Community Action Agency that was founded in 1965 as part of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s War on Povert

Tuesday, August 63:30—4:30 PMOtherRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Final Reading Huddle and Chalk Party

 Final Reading Huddle and Chalk Party Inspired by the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, the Rockport Public Library encourages children and teens to read, or listen to someone reading,
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Wednesday, August 72:00—4:00 PMBrenner RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Classic Movie Matinee: In Cold Blood (1967) (Rated R)

Classic Movie Matinee: In Cold Blood (1967) (Rated R)All movies are free and open to all ages. Parents are responsible for children’s and young adults attendance and viewing at these events. The librar

Wednesday, August 76:30—7:30 PMBrenner RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Meet the Author: Kate Allen

Meet the Author: Kate Allen Please join us on Wednesday evening, August 7th,  as we welcome debut author Kate Allen to the Rockport Public Library. Her book, The Line Tender
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Saturday, August 102:00—4:30 PMBrenner RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Current Release Screenings: Tolkien (2019)(PG-13)

Current Release Screenings: Tolkien (2019)(PG-13)All movies are free and open to all ages. Parents are responsible for children’s and young adults attendance and viewing at these events. The librar
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Sunday, August 112:00—4:00 PMBrenner RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Ocean Film Series: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) (Rated G)

Ocean Film Series: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) (Rated G)All movies are free and open to all ages. Parents are responsible for children’s and young adults attendance and viewing at these events. The librar
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Monday, August 1211:00 AM—1:00 PMTrustees RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Which Craft? Circle

Which Craft? Circle Work on your needlecraft project while enjoying lively conversation with similar creatives. No instruction - just a getaway for experienced crafter
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Tuesday, August 1310:15—11:15 AMBrenner RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Morning Storytime!

Morning Storytime! With any questions please contact the Children's Librarian, Mollie Surprenant, at 978-546-6934 or msurprenant@rockportlibrary.org.

Tuesday, August 131:00—4:00 PMTrustees RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Action Inc

Action IncAction Inc. is a non-profit organization and Community Action Agency that was founded in 1965 as part of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s War on Povert
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Wednesday, August 142:00—4:00 PMBrenner RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Classic Movie Matinee: Moby Dick (1956) (Not Rated)

Classic Movie Matinee: Moby Dick (1956) (Not Rated)All movies are free and open to all ages. Parents are responsible for children’s and young adults attendance and viewing at these events. The librar

Wednesday, August 147:00—8:00 PMBrenner RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Meet the Author: Jim Scrimgeour

Meet the Author: Jim ScrimgeourEnjoy an evening in with James Scrimgeour as he discusses his recent book of poetry “Voices of Dogtown”. Dr. James R. Scrimgeour receive
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Thursday, August 154:00—6:00 PMOtherRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Summer Reading Finale at Millbrook Meadow

Summer Reading Finale at Millbrook Meadow It's hard to believe that summer reading has come to an end because we have had so much FUN! To celebrate all of the reading victories this summer, th

Thursday, August 155:00—5:30 PMOtherRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

SACK RACING COMPETITION

SACK RACING COMPETITION Join the fun at the Summer Reading Finale on August 15th, from 4:00pm-6:00pm, and sign up to participate in a good old fashioned sack race!  Part

Thursday, August 155:30—6:00 PMOtherRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

JELL-O EATING COMPETITION

Join the fun at the Summer Reading Finale on August 15th, from 4:00pm-6:00pm, and sign up to participate in the Jell-O eating competition.  Parti
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Saturday, August 17All DayOtherRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Elevator out of service

The elevator is currently out of service. We hope repairs will be completed by opening on Monday. If you need assistance retrieving an item upstairs p

Saturday, August 172:00—4:30 PMBrenner RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Current Release Screenings: Avengers: Endgame (2019)(PG-13)

Current Release Screenings: Avengers: Endgame (2019)(PG-13)All movies are free and open to all ages. Parents are responsible for children’s and young adults attendance and viewing at these events. The librar
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Sunday, August 18All DayOtherRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Elevator out of service

The elevator is currently out of service. We hope repairs will be completed by opening on Monday. If you need assistance retrieving an item upstairs p

Sunday, August 182:00—4:00 PMBrenner RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Ocean Film Series: The Abyss (1989) (Rated PG-13)

Ocean Film Series: The Abyss (1989) (Rated PG-13)All movies are free and open to all ages. Parents are responsible for children’s and young adults attendance and viewing at these events. The librar

Sunday, August 182:00—4:00 PMTrustees RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Notable Fiction: Idaho by Emily Ruskovich

Notable Fiction: Idaho by Emily Ruskovich The Notable Fiction club will be meeting to discuss Idaho by Emily Ruskovich, a prize-winning debut novel. The story traces the complicated relatio
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Monday, August 1911:00 AM—1:00 PMTrustees RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Which Craft? Circle

Which Craft? Circle Work on your needlecraft project while enjoying lively conversation with similar creatives. No instruction - just a getaway for experienced crafter

Monday, August 197:00—8:30 PMTrustees RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Exploring Racism and White Privilege: A Group Discussion Series

Exploring Racism and White Privilege: A Group Discussion Series What will we be doing?We are organizing an in-depth discussion series in Rockport exploring racism and white privilege using Robin DiAngelo’s book,
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Tuesday, August 201:00—4:00 PMTrustees RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Action Inc

Action IncAction Inc. is a non-profit organization and Community Action Agency that was founded in 1965 as part of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s War on Povert

Tuesday, August 202:00—3:30 PMBrenner RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Lego Club!

Lego Club!With any questions please contact the Children's Librarian, Mollie Surprenant, at 978-546-6934 or msurprenant@rockportlibrary.org.
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Thursday, August 227:00—8:00 PMBrenner RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Sailing Towards My Father: A one-man play about Herman Melville

Sailing Towards My Father:  A one-man play about Herman MelvilleSailing Towards My Father is a one-man play about Herman Melville (1819-1891), the American author best known for his whaling epic Moby-Dick; The play
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Saturday, August 242:00—4:30 PMBrenner RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Current Release Screenings: A Dog's Journey (2019)(PG)

Current Release Screenings: A Dog's Journey (2019)(PG)All movies are free and open to all ages. Parents are responsible for children’s and young adults attendance and viewing at these events. The librar
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Sunday, August 252:00—4:00 PMBrenner RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Ocean Film Series: Big Pacific (2017) (Rated PG)

Ocean Film Series: Big Pacific (2017) (Rated PG)All movies are free and open to all ages. Parents are responsible for children’s and young adults attendance and viewing at these events. The librar
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Monday, August 2611:00 AM—1:00 PMTrustees RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Which Craft? Circle

Which Craft? Circle Work on your needlecraft project while enjoying lively conversation with similar creatives. No instruction - just a getaway for experienced crafter

Monday, August 264:00—5:30 PMTrustees RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Greek to Modern Drama Discussion Group

Greek to Modern Drama Discussion GroupAugust 26 On the Razzle by Tom Stoppard Adapted from an Austrian farce by Johann Nestroy the same play adapted by Thornton Wilder as The Matchmaker S
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Tuesday, August 2710:15—11:15 AMBrenner RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Morning Storytime!

Morning Storytime! With any questions please contact the Children's Librarian, Mollie Surprenant, at 978-546-6934 or msurprenant@rockportlibrary.org.

Tuesday, August 271:00—4:00 PMTrustees RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Action Inc

Action IncAction Inc. is a non-profit organization and Community Action Agency that was founded in 1965 as part of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s War on Povert
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Wednesday, August 282:00—4:00 PMBrenner RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Classic Movie Matinee: The Wizard of Oz (1939) (Rated G)

Classic Movie Matinee: The Wizard of Oz (1939) (Rated G)All movies are free and open to all ages. Parents are responsible for children’s and young adults attendance and viewing at these events. The librar

Wednesday, August 287:00—9:00 PMTrustees RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

History Book Club: Intelligence Gathering and Spying in History

History Book Club: Intelligence Gathering and Spying in HistoryJulius Caesar’s Spy Network; Sun-Tzu, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, Espionage Act of 1917, the KGB, MI-5, the OSS, CIA, Pinkerton’s Union Spies, Con
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Thursday, August 293:30—4:30 PMBrenner RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

Dungeons & Dragons Club

Dungeons & Dragons Club Due to popular demand the Rockport Public Library is excited to announce its first ever Teen Dungeons & Dragons Club has officially been formed!
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