Programs & Resources for Kids

June Programs & Resources


Summer Reading 2021: Tails & Tails

We’re so excited to read with you this summer! Find our about our Summer Reading Program here.

Story Time!

Join our new youth services librarian, Ms. KL, for virtual story time twice a week: Bedtime Stories on Tuesdays at 7:15pm and Morning Story Time on Thursdays at 10:15am. Tune in on Facebook and Twitter. We can’t wait to read with you!


Opportunities to Create

Free Take-and-Make Crafts for June: Perfect Popsicle Stick Fox Friend

Make your own perfect fox friend.  Kits with all materials and instructions can be picked up at the library anytime during regular pickup hours.


New Program! 

Weekly Yoga + Meditation Classes with Elissa Shoreman from Buddhaful Souls Yoga

Yoga and meditation are great ways to calm our bodies and minds. In these 30 minute classes, we will breathe, play, and be mindful. No prior experience needed. This class is being offered in a four-week series. Participants can sign up for any number of weeks. 

Sign up here: Tuesdays, 5/18-6/8, 9:30-10am:


Events and programs are sponsored by The Friends of the Rockport Library. 


Community Resources

News from Pathways for Children:

Pathways is excited to announce the launch of our new partnership with: Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Through the Imagination Library, residents of Gloucester, Rockport, Manchester, and Essex are eligible to receive a free, age-appropriate book mailed home every month for each child under five years old in their household. There are no pre-qualifications to participate, such as income or other restrictions. Parents or caregivers just have to complete a quick and confidential registration and have a mailing address in one of our Cape Ann zip codes. Find registration information here.