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No solar eclipse glasses available at RPL

13 Libraries in CT were able to get solar eclipse viewing glasses through a grant program. Unfortunately, RPL  is not one of the libraries that were able to get the glasses. It is our understanding that any area libraries that got them through the grant or purchased them to give out, will only give them to [...]

By | 2017-08-16T14:39:03+00:00 August 16th, 2017|News and Updates|0 Comments

Coming August 1, a new online language program!

Starting August 1, 2017, we are switching from MANGO to PRONUNCIATOR for an online foreign language and ESL program. Pronunciator offers 80 foreign languages and 50 ESL (English as a Second Language) classes. There are several levels of courses to choose from including a healthcare course made specifically for front line health care personnel and first [...]

By | 2017-08-01T11:51:07+00:00 July 31st, 2017|News and Updates|0 Comments

New Display in Reading Room!

The Vernon Historical Society has made a wonderful display of old promotional items from local stores that were in Rockville/Vernon.   The items range from pencils to books, a clock, buttonhooks for shoes and even an egg separator from a local undertaker.  Come on in and see the collection of objects from bygone stores and businesses.

By | 2017-07-12T13:54:00+00:00 July 12th, 2017|News and Updates|0 Comments

Review: Wired by Julie Garwood

Wired is the latest addition to Julie Garwood's excellent FBI/Buchanan/Renard romantic suspense series. It's the story of Allison Trent, a collegian computer genius and sexy Aussie FBI agent Liam Scott. Allison is a smart woman with a feisty nature and an unusual hobby. Allison likes to go cyber hunting for hackers and security lapses and [...]

By | 2017-07-04T15:32:30+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Hearts & Hemlock Blog|0 Comments

3D Printer Now Available for Public Use

Vernon residents can now submit printing projects to be done using the library's MakerBot Replicator 3D printer. Library volunteers will work with patrons to help them prepare their project. You can get information by clicking on the Use the Library Tab/ 3D Printer to start the process. The program will start Monday, June 19. Complete [...]

By | 2017-06-19T13:29:58+00:00 June 12th, 2017|News and Updates|0 Comments

Have you sent in your Annual Appeal Donation?

Our 2016 Annual Appeal is still ongoing and if you haven't sent in your donation we would appreciate you thinking of us. You can donate online by clicking here or download/print a copy of the Appeal letter by clicking 2016 Letter and mailing it into the library.  The Annual Appeal is our biggest fundraising effort and all [...]

By | 2017-05-24T12:10:31+00:00 May 24th, 2017|News and Updates|0 Comments

Save Money with Museum Passes!

The Friends of Rockville Public Library would like to remind you to take advantage of the savings you will receive by using the museum passes that the Friends make available to library card holders. A listing and their discounts can be found online on the library website under the  Books and More tab. Passes can [...]

By | 2017-05-18T12:15:56+00:00 May 18th, 2017|News and Updates|0 Comments
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