ROBOTS ROCK THE ROOM WITH AUTHOR LINDA ZAJAC

This Saturday (Oct. 22) at 11:00 am local author, Linda Zajac, presents a lively interactive STEM program. Participants will move like robots, hear stories about biomimicry, learn how an idea becomes a book, and watch real robots as they skitter, scuttle, and crawl. Afterwards, kids will make a giraffe robot that moves up and down.

By |2022-11-29T11:08:38-05:00October 16th, 2022|News and Updates|0 Comments

LIVE MUSIC AT RPL

Judy Handler and Mark Levesque, husband and wife duo, will play their own unique arrangements of swing, 60s-70s pop, Celtic, as well as some favorite international selections. Join us for an evening of guitar and mandolin music on Oct. 20th at 6:30 pm - you can RSVP here.

By |2022-10-14T11:51:27-04:00October 14th, 2022|News and Updates|0 Comments

WONDERBOOKS NOW AVAILABLE!

Come and get your Wonderbooks here! Follow along as the book reads to you!

By |2022-11-07T14:14:56-05:00October 4th, 2022|News and Updates|0 Comments

AUTHOR EVENT WITH EMILY HOCKADAY

On Thursday, October 6, join us to celebrate a debut of Emily Hockaday's full-length poem collection titled "Naming the Ghost". Reading, reception and book signing will start at 6:30 pm. Emily Hockaday grew up in Vernon and graduated from Rockville High School in 2003. She received her MFA in Poetry from NYU and has published [...]

By |2022-10-03T16:35:54-04:00October 3rd, 2022|News and Updates|0 Comments

SOCIAL WORKER OFFICE HOURS

Ashley Galica, the Community Social Worker at Hockanum Valley Community Council, will be available from 9:00 am to 11:00 am on Wednesdays at the library. She will be able to provide FREE anxiety and depression screenings, as well case management services. Examples of some of the services available include linkage to area programs and agencies, [...]

By |2022-10-05T11:41:11-04:00September 15th, 2022|News and Updates|0 Comments

NEW OPERATING HOURS

Our hours of operation have slightly changed - we are open longer on Tuesdays, and close a bit earlier on Fridays. The new hours are as follows: Monday: 9 am - 6 pm Tuesday: 9 am - 8 pm Wednesday: 9 am - 6 pm Thursday: 9 am - 8 pm Friday: 10 am - [...]

By |2022-08-26T16:42:05-04:00September 6th, 2022|News and Updates|0 Comments

SUMMER AT THE MUSEUM

It’s time to explore! From July 1 to September 5, Connecticut children age 18 and under plus one accompanying Connecticut resident adult can visit participating museums free of charge through the Connecticut Summer at the Museum program. Before you visit, check each participant’s website for specific program details and ticket availability. For a list of participating [...]

By |2022-07-12T11:40:01-04:00July 12th, 2022|News and Updates|0 Comments

OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES ARE HERE!

Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading Program has started and will run until August 13th. Stop by the library to register and pick up your reading logs and bingo cards, if you haven't already. Children are encouraged to read at least 20 minutes per day, tweens and teen - at least 30 minutes. Record your reading [...]

By |2022-06-20T16:14:21-04:00June 20th, 2022|News and Updates|0 Comments

PASSPORT TO CT LIBRARIES

The month-long "Passport to Connecticut Libraries" program has officially started! To celebrate National Library Week during April, you're invited to visit all of the participating Connecticut public libraries. Take the opportunity to explore each library’s architecture, ambiance and collection. The program is open to adults and children, encouraging you to explore the many different libraries [...]

By |2022-09-14T11:01:06-04:00April 5th, 2022|News and Updates|0 Comments

FOUND WORD POETRY CONTEST

We challenge you to write a poem from the package of found words we supply! Glue them down on paper to create your poem, then share with our community of readers and writers. You can work on your poem at home (grab 'n' go kits will be available), or at the library. Contest runs from [...]

By |2022-03-25T12:39:42-04:00March 25th, 2022|News and Updates|0 Comments
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