New things for kids at the library!

The Royalton Hartland Community Library has some new and exciting additions to our children’s area! Thanks to the Early Literacy Grant, we were able to purchase all these new toys that promote imaginative play, motor skills, counting, cooperation, and so much more that’s necessary for shaping young minds! Stop in today with your little ones to try them all out! We are located at 9 S. Vernon Street in Middleport.

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Got games?

Everyone thinks of the library when they have old books to donate, but what about games? We’ll gladly take your gently-used (but intact with all the pieces!) tabletop games, decks of cards, or puzzles for our Game Club! Bring them to the library so they can be enjoyed again. 

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Check out our magazines!

Consumer Reports just one of the many magazines available at the Royalton Hartland Community Library! Get the ratings for fridges, dishwashers, ranges, bike helmets and more–it’s all in the new August issue of Consumer Reports! Did you know that you can check out this magazine? And that isn’t all – come by and see all the magazines here for you to read and enjoy!

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End of Series Downton Abbey Tea Party celebrated at the Royalton Hartland Community Library

While no fans of the Downton Abbey series are pleased that March 6 will be its final episode, they will mark the end of the popular PBS program at a special tea on Saturday, March 12 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Royalton Hartland Community Library, 9 S. Vernon Street in Middleport. Not only will there be tea and treats at this celebration, but attendees can also discuss the award-winning 6 season series that spanned 12 years of drama centered on the Grantham family living on a great English estate during the beginning of a vanishing way of life. Downton Abbey enthusiasts are sure to have all sorts of fun chatting about the witty and biting lines delivered by Maggie Smith, the Dowager Duchess, More Info »

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New DVDs at the library include Downton Abbey Season 6

New DVDs are always being added to the collection at the Royalton Hartland Community Library. We have added these DVDs to our collection: Downton Abbey Season 6 DVD “Somewhere Only We Know” by Barbara Freethy “Finding His Way Home” by Mia Ross “The Restoration” by Wanda Brunstetter Stop by to browse our collection and take our your DVDs home to watch. You can also get information about Hoopla, a new and free digital services that allows you to download 8 books, audiobooks, music albums, TV shows or movies to your devices each month!

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Search your ancestry at the library

Interested in learning about your family tree? The Royalton Hartland Community Library now offers FREE access to Ancestry Library Edition, one of the most important genealogical collections available. Unlimited access is provided within the library, on Public Access library computers or your laptop using library WiFi and the link you are provided at the library. We have a new multi-computer workstation that has public access computers for our patrons to use. Stop in and see all that we have to offer! It’s all free and available when you stop in to the library at 9 Vernon Street in Middleport and use the library’s subscription to this valuable service.

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New arrivals at the Royalton Hartland Community Library

You can always check the new arrivals at the Royalton Hartland Community Library on their New Arrivals webpage. The latest listing of new books and DVDs are listed there and include some of the newest and most popular books and movies that have been recently released. There are also the latest books and DVDs for children on the New Arrivals page near the bottom, below the adult selections. You can tell the latest arrivals in all categories for adults and children as they are listed in bold purple and are at the top of each list. We also try to include what we have at the library on our Pinterest page – check that out too!    

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Etsy Workshop explained how to open online craft or vintage shop

Etsy seller shares tips on setting up and running a successful Etsy shop online The second of two workshops that explained how to open an Etsy shop were held at the Royalton Hartland Community Library at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 24. Crafters and those interested in antique or vintage items provided a way to share what crafters love and make a profit at the same time. Etsy is an online marketplace where people from around the world can buy or sell unique goods. Currently, there are more than 1 million active Etsy shops that had 1.35 billion dollars in total merchandise sales in 2013. Craft items sold on Etsy have to be handmade and vintage items must be at least 20 years old. The More Info »

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