ROCKLAND — There will be a Dedication Ceremony, Saturday, July 31, at 10 a.m., on the steps in front of the main doors of the new Rockport Public Library.
“ This is our opportunity to publicly thank the community for making the idea of a library into a reality,” said the Library, in a news release. “It truly took all of us working together from donors and town officials to builders and fundraisers to make this happen. We hope you will join as we take a little time to reflect on this wonderful achievement for Rockport.”
The library will be celebrating its Belated Grand Opening with free hot dogs. Staff will be grilling hot dogs and veggie dogs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the lower patio.
“Free hot dogs always taste the best!” said RPL.
Crafts Crafts CRAFTS! There will be crafting activities set up for children all day in the library.
“Come beat the summertime heat and craft with us at the library,” said the release.
Books for Bikes! At 1 p.m., staff will have their Summer Reading capstone event Books for Bikes raffle. Children that have signed up for the Summer Reading program now have a chance to win a bike. For each book entered on your summer reading log you get your name put in the raffle for a new bike. This program is made possible with the generous donation of bikes from the Rockport Masons.