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

Museum Passes Now Available Online!!

Our museum passes can now be reserved and printed for use online! Go to "Museum Passes" under "Books & More" tab.  Follow the link and then click on "Request Pass" to begin the process. Please note that the Connecticut Science Center, CT State Parks & Forest, and Mystic Aquarium passes will still need to be [...]

By | 2017-06-28T13:39:40+00:00 June 28th, 2017|News and Updates|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

Tuesday Summer Movie Night

On Tuesday, we will begin our Tuesday Night Summer Movies! Each week (until 8/29), a different selection will be provided for our adult (ages 18 & older) audience. Our first movie will be “Dr. Strange”, which includes lots of action, and based on the fictional superhero appearing in comic books published by Marvel Comics. Rated [...]

By | 2017-06-05T11:14:35+00:00 June 5th, 2017|News and Updates|0 Comments
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