Rockport Public Library and the Rockport Booster Club are hosting a back to school teddy bear picnic on Tuesday, Aug. 23 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

The picnic will take place in the park across from the library. Children are asked to bring their teddy bears to the picnic although the Booster Club will provide extra bears as needed. There will be a special teddy bear house, face painting and snacks.

Liza Walsh will read books about going to kindergarten as well as “The Teddy Bears’ Picnic,” by Jimmy Kennedy and illustrated by Alexandra Day.

A rain date is set for Wednesday, Aug. 24 at the same time. For more information call Liza Walsh at 236-3642.

Rockport Public Library is located at 1 Limerock St. in Rockport. Call the library at 236-3642 for more information or visit the website at to see a full program description and a calendar of events.