Sign-up for the Summer Reading program!
Imagine Your Story, the national 2020 Summer Reading Program begins June 20th. Read and log your reading minutes and complete the activities to earn sticker badges. Any reading counts, whether it be books, comic books, or magazines.
Sunday, July 5, 2:00 PM, Become a Legend! Online Activity
Heroes and Legends: Share a story, poem, or monologue. Have you written a poem or a short story? Got a favorite tale that needs retelling? Reminisce about an epic tale or describe a fantastical realm not yet discovered! Call 802-763-7094 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Saturday, June 27, 1:00 PM Take Home Kit
Design Your Own Stickers! We provide the materials and you provide the creativity! Instructions can be picked up at the library after 1:00 PM. Return your designs to the library by Friday, July 17th. You can drop your designs into the designs library’s book drop slot or mail them to the library at: Royalton Memorial Library, PO Box 179, South Royalton, VT 05068,
The library will create stickers from your designs and present the stickers to each participant at the Summer Reading Finale Celebration. Stickers will be shared with all participants so be sure to sign your designs.
Saturday, June 20, 1:00 PM Take Home Kit
Summer Reading Buckets, Story Stones and Kindness Rocks
Story stones is a fun, interactive play project that promotes active learning and fosters creativity and critical thinking. Images, letters, and/or numbers are painted on small stones for storytelling and learning. Stop by and pick up your kit!
Pick up your Summer Reading Bucket at the library after 1:00 PM. The bucket contains supplies and instructions to create your own Story Stones and Kindness Rocks. After you complete the activity you can use the bucket to store your Summer Reading materials.
Curbside Service Available
The library is open for curbside service from 10 AM – 2 PM Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Click here for details.
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. email@example.com
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.
Tuesday, July 21, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm (stay for the whole time or just pop in for a few minutes).
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Free and open to the public.
Digital Storytime for Kids! Every Wednesday
Online film discussion, every other Wednesday, 4:30-6:00 pm
An online film discussion group meets every other Wednesday from 4:30 to 6 pm. Next discussion is July 1. Contact email@example.com to join. Free and open to the public.
Every other Thursday, Online Dungeons and Dragons
Next game is Thursday, July 2
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. We will be using Zoom and Google drive software for the event.
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.
During the closure the following services are available:
- WiFi will be 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: email@example.com 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.
Royalton Memorial Library is a hub for free access to information and technology, social and civic engagement, and support of personal enrichment, well-being, and lifelong learning. We reaffirm our commitment to equity and equal access and join the American Library Association in condemning racism and exclusion.
In learning about one another through a book or conversation we come to understand each other in a way that brings us together as a people. The library is open to all regardless of age, religion, race, gender, social, economic or political status, sexual orientation, gender identity, color or disability.
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.