FEBRUARY
2017

Schedule Change
Monday, February 20

The library will be closed in observance of Presidents' Day.


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February Movies
Wednesdays and Saturdays @ 2 pm

Feb 1
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
Feb 4
Sully
Feb 8
Calendar Girls
Feb 11
Suicide Squad
Feb 15
Cat Ballou
Feb 18
The Magnificent Seven
Feb 22
NO MOVIE SCREENING
Feb 25
Deepwater Horizon

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Awesome Book Club
Thursday, February 2 @ 3:30 pm

Do you love to read awesome books? Do you love to share awesome books? Then join the Awesome Book Club for kids in grades 4-6!

Space is limited, so call and reserve your place today. And, remember to bring a favorite book! 


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Discussion Groups
"Ad hoc, ad loc, and quid pro quo!
So little time. So much to know!"



 
Feb 6 @ 3 pm
Emerson's Essays Seminar
Topic: Friendship
Feb 8 and 22 @ 4 pm Homer's The Iliad Discussion Group
Book/Chapter: Check website calendar for details
Feb 13 @ 6 pm Monday Evening Book Group
Title: Here If You Need Me by Kate Braestrup
Feb 16 @ 4 pm Poetry Readers
Title: Small Rain by Barbara Crooker
Feb 19 @ 2 pm Sunday Book Chat
Title: The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
Feb 22 @ 2 pm
Current Issues Discussion Group
Title: The Unraveling: High Hopes and Missed Opprortunities in Iraq by Emma Sky
Feb 22 @ 7 pm
History Book Club
Theme: Pick Your Favorite Chinese Dynasty
Feb 27 @ 4 pm Greek Drama Group
Title:
Iphigenia in Aulis by Euripides


Fun and Games
At the Rockport Public Library

Board at the Library
Have fun with the whole family or with friends. Join us for some classic board game excitement. We will have a variety of games set up in the Brenner Friends' Room on Thursday, February 9 and 23 starting at 6:30 pm. Bring your friends and/or family and have board fun. Open to all ages.

Which Craft? Circle
For those who enjoy different types of sewing (knitting, crochet, embroidery work), join us for a craft getaway on Monday, February 13 and 27 at 11 am. Participate in lively conversation with your neighbors while completing your craft project. No instruction. All are welcome!


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Story Times
Day and Night

Tuesday Morning Stories & More
February 14 @ 10 am
NOTE: Children's Room is open from 9:30-11:30 am.

PJ Family Story Time (suiteable for ages 4+)
February 22 @ 7 pm
NOTE: Bring your favorite stuffed animal and wear your PJs as we read nighttime stories.

School Vacation Activities
February 20 - 24

Jeannie Mack Winter Songfest 
February 21 @ 10 am
Come in from the cold and enjoy interactive songs and music that celebrate the fun of winter! Jeannie will warm you up with lots of singing, clapping and dancing. Suitable for ages 1-5 years of age, but all are welcome.

Yo-Yo People
February 21 @ 2 pm
Who would have thought you could make an entire show with yo-yos? This dynamic duo brings back that nostalgic toy, reminding us of old favorites such as Walk the Dog and Rock the Baby. Then they amaze you with new and bizarre tricks. High skill and deft timing to swingin' music coupled with high energy and sarcastic humor make the Yo-Yo People a favorite for every age. A must-see show!

Club Lego
February 22 @ 2 pm
Complete a challenge or build your own creation! There is no limit to what you can make. And, you get to display your masterpiece at the Library! NOTE: Must be 5+ to participate.

Family Movie Special
February 23 @ 2 pm
Join us for a screening of DreamWorks' Trolls. A comedy filled with music, heart and hair-raising adventure for everyone!

"Find your happy place".


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Helping Hands

Share the Love
January 26 - February 13
Stop by the Children's room and make a special Valentine card for someone at the Den-Mar Health & Rehabilitation Center.

Boston Bruins PJ Drive
February 14 - March 15
Donate new children's pajamas for cozy nighttime sleeping. Bins will be located in the Children's Room.

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Coming in March
Wednesday Sessions
 
Device Advice
Need help using a computer, smartphone or tablet? Learn to use all of the latest technology at the library, your one stop shop for device advice. Call or email below to reserve a one-on-one appointment with one of our librarians. Sessions will be scheduled on Wednesday afternoons starting this March. NOTE: Patrons should bring their own device(s) for these sessions.