Library Updates

RPL Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

The Rollinsford Public Library, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, will be open Wednesday, November 22nd from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and closed Thursday, November 23rd. We will be open as usual on Sunday, November 26th.

Have a happy and peaceful holiday!


Pie Tasting at the RPL!
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Join us on Saturday, November 18th from 12-2pm during Open Studios
for a good,
old-fashioned PIE TASTING!

Admission is $5.00 (suggested donation) and the pie is all you can eat!!!


Does your apple pie get three mittens up?
Does your pumpkin pie make a kitten sit at the table in a bib?

If so, please consider donating a pie to the tasting!

Contact the library to make donation arrangements!
Or just bring your tasty treat to the library on Saturday after 10am!

*All proceeds from the tasting go to support the always yummy Rollinsford Public Library!

Call for Pies!

The RPL's annual Pie Tasting Fundraiser is on Saturday, Nov. 18th during Open Studio and we need pies!

It's pie season! Do you have a favorite pie you love to make? That delicious treat could help the library buy new books, fund children's programs or update our reading chairs!

Contact the library to make donation arrangements or just bring your tasty treat to the library on the 18th after 10am.

*All proceeds from the tasting go to support the Rollinsford Public Library!
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Restorative Yoga This Thursday


In restorative yoga, props are used to support the body so that you can hold poses for longer, allowing you to open your body through passive stretching. The postures are usually adapted from supine or seated yoga poses with the addition of blocks, bolsters, blankets and straps.

Here’s What to Expect from RESTORATIVE YOGA

Restorative classes are usually very relaxing and are a good compliment to more active practices. The yoga instructor will arrange props with you. The lights may be dimmed and if it is chilly, you may want to cover up with a blanket since you will not be warming up the body the way you would do in a regular class. After you are set up in a pose with all your props, you will relax completely in the pose for an extended period, often between ten and twenty minutes. Although you are supported, you will definitely still feel the stretch. It’s a relaxing style of practice that leaves you feeling open and refreshed!

Here’s What You’ll Need to Bring to RESTORATIVE YOGA

A bolster or pillows
Blanket or blankets to roll up and use as bolsters
Strap or old ties/ belts
Eye mask (optional, but nice!)

Book talk Tuesday - local author Ross Alan Bachelder at the RPL
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Tuesday! Book talk and signing by Berwick author, artist, and musician Ross Alan Bachelder who will be talking about his book Happy Dawg Walks the Sad Man. Refreshments will be served, and Ross will also be playing the flute and sharing some of his art works. Please join us at the Rollinsford Library at 6:30 pm Tuesday, September 19th to meet Ross and hear his stories.

Story Time at the RPL

Join us for preschool-level stories, art, and free play time every THURSDAY at 4:00pm. Check out the Rollinsford Public Library Facebook page for our theme of the week! 

Preschool story hour is recommended for kids aged 18 months-five years, though all people of all ages are welcome to join in. Parents and guardians are asked to participate. There will always be a craft associated with the weekly theme, free play time at the end for kids (and grown ups) to socialize, and sometimes we will sing songs and use instruments. 

Story hour is always FREE and ALL are welcome!