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Rockland Public Library to adjust open hours

Feb 10, 2021

Rockland — In response to public inquiries, and to serve those in the community whose needs are not met by the current schedule, starting March 1, the Rockland Public Library will adjust its hours to include Tuesday and Thursday evenings until 5:30 p.m.

The new hours will be Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The library building, which is open to the public, is limited to 15 people at a time. This includes patrons of all ages. Masks are required. For those who cannot wear a mask, the library will provide a reusable face shield.

Patrons are asked to keep their visit to 30 minutes per day and there are a very limited amount of public computers, the time limit for which is also 30 minutes.

Computer/copier assistance is limited to what can be provided from six feet away. Returns continue to be accepted in outside bins only.

For those who want no-contact service, curbside pickup continues Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. 12:30 p.m.

In lieu of in-person programming, all Thursday evening programs are live via Zoom, which are uploaded to the Rockland Public Library-Maine YouTube Channel and shared to Facebook. All children's storytimes are also on YouTube.

For more information or with questions, call the library at 594-0310 or email

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