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 [...]
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 [...]
Rockville Public Library is in the process of organizing a volunteer program in order to provide the best possible library experience to our patrons and the Vernon community. We are tentatively planning to begin this program in September. If you have a special skill that you can provide or if you would just like to [...]
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.
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 [...]
We will be closed on Saturday, July 1st through Tuesday, July 4th in observance of the 4th of July Holiday. We will reopen on Wednesday, July 5th. The bookdrop will be open for returns.
The library will begin the summer schedule as of July 1, 2017. During the months of July and August, we are closed on Saturdays. We will reopen on Saturdays after the Labor Day Holiday in September.
Summer Reading Programs for children and teens have started . Click on "children" on the toolbar above, then choose Summer Reading 2017 and then click on BUILD A BETTER WORLD logo to register on our website or visit us at the library.
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 [...]
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 [...]