Book Discussion

RPL 52 Union Street, Vernon, CT

Book to be discussed is Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout. Books available for checkout. ​Summary: Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Olive Kitteridge offers profound insights into the human condition – its conflicts, its tragedies and joys, and the endurance it requires. (Taken from Goodreads)

Collaborative Puzzle Art

RPL 52 Union Street, Vernon, CT

Join us as we work together to create a piece of art that will hang in the library. Each participant will receive a large puzzle piece that you will be able to design. Once all the pieces are complete we will put the puzzle together! Can’t make it the day of creation? Grab a puzzle [...]

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 [...]

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Story Time on the Lawn – RESCHEDULED

RPL 52 Union Street, Vernon, CT

Librarians, and books, and stories, oh my! Get together for story time on the lawn. Rain date: Sept. 29

Brain Flex Trivia

RPL 52 Union Street, Vernon, CT

Show what you know! Teen trivia for grades 7-12. Categories include: pop culture, world mythology, books, and the great outdoors.

Fall Concert Series – Audrey Mae

RPL 52 Union Street, Vernon, CT

Live music outdoors for all ages in the library's upper parking lot (indoors in case of rain or cold weather). First performance is by Audrey Mae, a local bluegrass band. Space is limited, please register.

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DIY Fall Signs (Drop-in session)

RPL 52 Union Street, Vernon, CT

Come and join us for a seasonal craft session - we will be making fall signs. Registration is required for the drop-in session (RSVP below). This craft will also be available as a grab 'n' go kit from Oct. 4 to Oct. 15 (while supplies last).

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Friends of RPL Meeting

RPL 52 Union Street, Vernon, CT

The Friends will be held on Thursday, October 7th at noon in the library's first floor meeting room. We ask that you bring your own lunch, snacks, and drinks. Please call the library before the meeting for any changes. We look forward to seeing you.

Mechanical Banks Program

RPL 52 Union Street, Vernon, CT

Mechanical banks were extremely popular in America between the Civil War and World War II. People of all ages enjoyed the spring loaded action that resulted from depositing a coin into these iron amusements. For more than a century, the J. & E. Stevens Company of Cromwell, CT was the leading developer and producer of [...]

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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 - paper orb

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