Writing Workshop – Write Your COVID Experience

Virtual

Did you catch Covid? Did you lose a loved one? Did you feel lost and alone during the shutdowns? Publishers of a new book, "Coming Out of Covid" are seeking poems, short memoirs, and short stories from residents of Vernon, South Windsor and Manchester. In this writing workshop Vernon's Poet Laureate, Pegi Deitz Shea, will [...]

Free

Adult Craft – Summer Coasters

Reading Room - Main Floor

Join us for an in-person adult craft session in the main reading room - we will be making summer coasters, and supplies will be provided. Registration is required (please RSVP below).

Free

Family Book Walk

RPL 52 Union Street, Vernon, CT

*Runs from August 6th to September 30th* Take an energizing stroll around the library with the kids and read "Rain" by Manya Stojic on the outside of the building. Start at the front entrance near the steps, proceed to the right ending up at the children's door. Then stop in and say hi. We've missed [...]

Shakespeare in Rockville

RPL 52 Union Street, Vernon, CT

Town of Vernon and Rockville Public Library invite you to a free, family-friendly adaptation of "Henry V". The event will take place in the library's upper parking lot, or in case of rain, inside. Second performance is the following day (8/8) at 2 pm. "This show is a one-hour adaptation that is set on the [...]

Shakespeare in Rockville

RPL 52 Union Street, Vernon, CT

Town of Vernon and Rockville Public Library invite you to a free, family-friendly adaptation of "Henry V". The event will take place in the library's upper parking lot, or in case of rain, inside. "This show is a one-hour adaptation that is set on the battlefield of Agincourt as the few sick and famished English [...]

Coming Out of Covid: Poetry Reading and Open Mic

Henry Park 120 South St, Vernon, CT

The Poets Laureate of Vernon, South Windsor and Manchester will read poems about the Covid pandemic. Local poets welcomed to read in Open Mic session. In the Henry Park Pavilion.

Tai-Chi Class

RPL 52 Union Street, Vernon, CT

Come find out about Tai-Chi! Local instructor Susan Barlow will offer free, socially distant classes outdoors in the library's upper parking lot. No experience necessary. Tai chi helps to calm the mind, improve flexibility and balance, and strengthen muscles and bones. This class is for all ages and includes a series of warm-ups and Qi [...]

Free

Wreck the Books Wednesdays

RPL 52 Union Street, Vernon, CT

A series of fun paper crafting projects for ages 8-adult. The program will be held outside (weather permitting) but it is also available as a Grab 'n' Go. This month's craft - bangle bracelet

Book Discussion Group

Community Room - Main Floor

Join us for our first book discussion after the break. The book to be discussed is "A Sister to Honor" by Lucy Ferriss, and the author will be present! Copies of the book are available at the adult circulation desk. This will be an in-person event, however, attendance will be limited. Attendees are required to [...]

Free

Tai-Chi Class

Community Room - Main Floor

Come find out about Tai-Chi! Local instructor Susan Barlow will offer free, socially distant classes outdoors in the library's upper parking lot. No experience necessary. Tai chi helps to calm the mind, improve flexibility and balance, and strengthen muscles and bones. This class is for all ages and includes a series of warm-ups and Qi [...]

Free
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