Tales and Tails Summer Reading events begin!

Royalton Memorial Library is pleased the start of our Summer Reading!

The challenge is simple and our activities are fun!
Make your brain stronger, have more fun & win small prizes all summer long.  Register by signing up online or visit the library. Then, all you need to do is read 20 minutes – log your reading and return to the library to receive a Punch Board Prize Coupon. Collect 4 coupons and you can punch the prize board to win creamies, animal figures, or even a gold coin.

June and July programs:
Bottle Terrarium’s: June 25th @ 1:00 PM
Edible Arrangements: July 9th @ 1:00 PM
Float your Boat: July 16th @ 1:00 PM
Rosie and the Little Folk Story Time: July 30th @ 1:00 PM

For more details about the events visit our Tails and Tails Page here: http://www.royaltonlibrary.org/tales-and-tails-summer-reading-events-begin/

Just a friendly reminder that Royalton Memorial Library is now open to the public for browsing!! We want to ensure that our staff and patrons safety is ensure so we will be offering masks and sanitizer at the door. Stay safe and drop by during the days we’re open!

Check below for more of our awesome programs and services!

If you’re looking for more ways to support the library while also having something spiffy to show for it, check out our new merchandise page here: http://www.royaltonlibrary.org/royalton-memorial-merchandise/

Royalton Memorial Library Book Club

Fiery Crosses in the Green Mountains: The Story of the Ku Klux Klan in  Vermont: Neill, Maudean: 9780945967040: Amazon.com: Books

The Green Mountain State is filled with provoking stories about indigenous peoples, multi-generational families, hardships endured from the land, and more. Royalton Memorial Library is hosting a book club on Vermont authors and their incredible stories. Will include fiction and non-fiction titles.

Come read and discuss some of the most intriguing topics that are not only relevant to Vermonters and New Englanders alike, but to the times we live in today.

The group is meeting on July 28th @ 6:00 P.M. and will read Fiery Crosses in the Green Mountains, by Maudean Neill.

Check out our book list here: http://www.royaltonlibrary.org/royalton-memorial-library-2021-book-club/.

To sign up for the book club or to place a hold on a specific title Email librarian@royaltonlibrary.org or call (802)-763-7094 today!

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 also provides a simple craft for toddlers and preschoolers each week.  The kits will be available for pick up at the library Thursday afternoons after 1:00 PM, while supplies last. Click here to view Storytime on our website.

Click here to view Story Time on our YouTube channel.

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 Librar is looking for players and Game Masters to help build our adventure group which takes place bi-weekly. All are encouraged and anyone can pop in to play. 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

In addition to our curbside services, 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.