April 2014

April 5th- 12th Money Smart Week

Money Smart Week Logo

The State Treasurer’s Office and the Vermont Dept. of Libraries are partnering to promote financial literacy week 2014.  The RFL supports this effort and we can provide patrons with access to information from general budgeting to specifics of investing.  Stop by and ask at the desk what is available to you as a patron to help get your pocketbook in order.

Click the link below to access resources found online:

Crafter’s Corner


April 19th  1:00-4:00

The RFL will be open again for all the crafty individuals looking to get together and knock out some projects.  Bring your own materials and come join in the fun.
No reservation required.
If you have any questions about this event please contact the RFL.

National Poetry Month


April is National Poetry Month and there is a lot of poetry programming happening right around us.  The town of Randolph is celebrating National Poetry Month with a month long celebration.  Below you will find some of the highlighted events as well a link to some of the activities.

  • April 3 – poetry reading by Vermont poet laureate Sydney Lea
  • April 15 – a shared reading by Vermont poets Samn Stockwell and Pamela Harrison
  • April 10 – an open mic reading at which any Vermont poet may read
  • April 21  – a PoJazz ehttp://poemcityvt.wordpress.com/poemcity-2014/poemcampus-norwich-university-2014/vent at which a jazz quartet will play while poets Geof Hewitt and Tony Whedon and writers Angela Palm and Jessica Hendry Nelson read

PoemTown Randolph will culminate with a celebration called “Powerful Poems and Decadent Desserts” at Chandler Center for the Arts on May 1.


Norwich University is also hosting a series of events in conjunction with National Poetry Month.  Please see the link below for a full programming list.


Children’s Story Hour

The 8-week winter story hour session concluded in March.  Story hour is on break until late spring or early summer.


RFL accepting donations for the 2014 Green Up Day Book Sale


The RFL will be hosting the annual Green Up Day Booksale on 5/3/2014.  We will be accepting donations at the library for the sale up until the 2nd of May.  Thanks for your support and we look forward to seeing you at Green Up Day.


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