Annual Fall Fundraiser!

Don’t eat just candy on Halloween! Treat yourself to something delicious for a good cause! Made with love by Tyler and Friends, the library will be serving up homemade chicken stew and yummy vegetable soup at its annual Fall fundraiser on Saturday, October 31, from 10 am to 4 pm – (or until we run out). Click here for menu and details.


MASKerade Parade

Royalton Memorial Library, in conjunction with the Royalton Recreation Commission, is offering Trunk and Treaters a safe way to show their Halloween spirit this year. Join the MASKerade Parade.

Show Your True Colors!
As part of the celebration, the library is sponsoring an Online Costume Contest with prizes in seven categories! Winners will receive a $15 gift card to a local business and special recognition on Royalton Memorial Library’s Facebook page.
Show Your True Colors! Everyone is invited. You can enter the online costume contest even if you don’t attend the MASKerade!
Click here for full details (PDF).

The South Royalton MASKerade event, sponsored by the Royalton Recreation Commission will take place on October 31st from 11am-2pm at Hope Field, across from the school on South Windsor Street. This is a free event but you must have a ticket. See the Royalton Recreation Commission’s Facebook page for complete event information and a link to sign up and request your ticket(s).

Ms. Paula is back with stories and crafts!
We are excited to announce that our Story Time star, Ms. Paula, is hosting online Story Time events every Thursday with special stories, music and crafts. Ms. Paula will provide a simple craft for toddlers and preschoolers each week.  This week’s theme is Pumpkins! The kits will be available for pick up at the library Thursday afternoons after 1:00 PM, while supplies last. Click here to view Ms. Paula on our YouTube channel.

Activity Packets!

Adult Activity Kits Available!
Thursday, Oct. 15, after 1:00 PM

Redesign a vase to give it a pseudo-ceramic texture. With baking powder and paint, we will transform a glass vase into a seemingly hand crafted piece. Come by the library and pick up Tyler’s special activity kit!


Online Fiber Crafts Group third Tuesday of the month, 6:00-8:00 pm

SoRo Fiber Crafters invites you to join our next gathering via Zoom. Whether you rug-hook, spin, weave, knit, crochet, felt, or sew, we would love to see you there. Grab your current project and join us for a chat and see what everyone’s been working on. View our calendar for meeting dates.

Email  librarian@royaltonlibrary.org for more information. Free and open to the public.


Every other Thursday, Online Dungeons and Dragons


Want to get involved in a realm full of fantastic adventures and dubious intrigue? Dungeons and Dragons could be the game for you. Royalton Memorial Library plans on holding One-Shot bite-sized adventures bi-weekly that anyone can pop in and join. Contact Tyler Strong  tyler@royaltonlibrary.org. View our calendar for meeting dates.

Need Tech Help? 

New to ordering books online? Want some pointers? Want to join online events but not sure how? 
Please call us at 802-763-7094 or email the library and we will be happy to help you. librarian@royaltonlibrary.org


Little Blue is Back!

Please help yourself to a free book. We are stocking our “Little Blue” wagon with adult and children’s books from our boxes of stored books. Copies of the 2020 Royalton Town Plan are also available in the cart.

You’ll find “Little Blue” at the front entrance of the library. Disposable gloves to use while handling the books are in the wagon.

In addition to curbside service and browsing by appointment, the following services are available:

  • WiFi available outside the building; we ask patrons to respect safe social distancing and remain in their vehicles to use this service. Please respect our neighbors; park along Safford Street rather than Alexander Place. Please do not block driveways and stay only as long as needed. 
  • Patrons can make use of the e-book and e-audiobooks available through the Green Mountain Library Consortium service. Call 802-763-7094 if you have any questions about the service.
  • Vermont Online Library. VOL covers everything from newspaper article to do-it-yourself car repair. The VOL can help with any topic.  Available free for all Vermonters and has options for all ages from elementary school through adult. Read more
  • In Universal Class, create your own personal account to take online classes on topics ranging from bookkeeping to photography. Prepare to be an engaged learner! Click here for registration instruction.
  • Learning Express. LearningExpress library is a deep and broad tool that has something for everyone, from elementary school homework help, prep for the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) exam, nursing and medical testing prep, job interview and resume writing, computer skills, SAT, LSAT, and GRE test prep, to interactive tools to help someone choose a career.

Patrons can contact the library for access to these programs.  Email:  librarian@royaltonlibrary.org or by telephone 802-763-7094, Tuesday thru Friday from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

Check this website, our Facebook page, or call 802-763-7094 for updates and additional information. We continue to be grateful to the community for their support and their understanding during this difficult time.

VTLIB has created a COVID-19 resource page that features links to the VT Department of Health, CDC, etc., as well as to printable resources and webinars. Click here to view resource page. This page will update as new resources and questions emerge.