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Summer Reading Fun is here!

Stop by the Children's Room and join the Summer Reading Club. Keep track of your reading and activities to earn raffle tickets for a prize of your choice. Turn in your reading record
by August 9 for a special prize packet from the Topsfield Fair. Raffle prizes will be drawn at the end of summer celebration
on Wednesday, Aug. 13, at 2:00 o'clock.


Apple users: 
 Click here for information on how to fix incompatibility between OverDrive e-books and iOS7.
Stories in the Meadow
Mondays, 6/30-8/11
10:30 a.m.

(Rain location:
Rockport Public Library)
Tuesdays, 7/1-8/12
10:00 a.m.
One-on-one therapy
dog reading program
for ages 6 and up.
Registration required.
Call 978-546-6934
Club Lego Events
Thursdays @ 2 p.m.
July 24 
and August 7

PJ Family Story Time
Thursdays @ 7 p.m.
August 7  

Study a new language with online courses from Rocket Languages. Improve your fluency  by taking part in the everyday conversations that make up this Interactive Audio Course. You can choose from 11 different languages.

Rockport Public Library purchases titles exclusively for Rockport patrons!
While most of the titles on this site are available to patrons of all member libraries,
the extra ones we purchase through the OverDrive Advantage Program are available exclusively to people with Rockport Public Library cards.
Also available for download: Adobe EPUB ebooks, Gutenberg Project, OverDrive WMA audiobooks, and OverDrive MP3 audiobooks. New books are added on a monthly basis. The My Help link walks users through the process, you can also watch tutorial videos here or take a guided tour! Directions for downloading to a Kindle are here.

Book Clubs - Join us!   
  • Sunday Book Chat - July 20, 1:00 p.m. Mink River by Brian Doyle 
  • Current Issues Discussion Group - Wednesday, July 30, 2:00 p.m. Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises by Timothy F. Geithner
  • History Book Club - Wednesday, July 30, 7:00 p.m. Topic: "The History of Vietnam". Please read any nonfiction book on the topic.
  • Drama Discussion - Monday, Aug. 4, 4:00 p.m. Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles

Rockport Public Library provides access to quality paid databases that provide articles and information that aren't available on the free internet. All you need is your Rockport Public Library card. See the complete list here.