Please place your curbside requests by 3pm on Wednesday July 8, 2020.
We'll be adding school summer reading lists and assignments as they become available.
"Popular and recommended titles for summer 2020."
Place a hold on any of these titles that we currently own at RML. We have included ebooks and e-audio books in the list that you may download.
Available as of 6/24/2020
Please note, we are in the process of purchasing print copies of these titles, which should be available before the end of June:
The Summer Prince
Between the World and Me
Order your copy for curbside pickup. If we own it, you can borrow it. Or download an ebook or eaudio version. The CWMars list is here.
General Assignment - http://www.baypath.net/academics/english/summer-reading/pdf/2020/general.pdf
AP English Literature - http://www.baypath.net/academics/english/summer-reading/pdf/2020/general.pdf
AP English Language & Composition - http://www.baypath.net/academics/english/summer-reading/pdf/2020/AP_L_C.pdf
Place a hold on a print copy and use our curbside service or download an ebook or e-audio of the title you need. The list in the CW Mars catalog is here.
Class of 2026 - Seedfolks; Wonder
Class of 2024 - The Boys in the Boat (Young Readers Adaptation): The True Story of an American Team’s Epic Journey to Win Gold at the 1936 Olympics by Daniel James Brown
The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck
Class of 2023 - Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life... And Maybe the World by William H. McRaven
Lord of the Flies by William Golding.
Class of 2022 - The Other Wes Moore: One Name,Two Fates by Wes Moore
English Level 1 and Honors
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
AP Language and Composition (Juniors)
Class of 2021
Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life’s Greatest Lesson by Mitch Albom
English IV Level 1
Gris Grimley’s Frankenstein
Complete instructions may be found here:
Rutland residents with a CWMars card can borrow from our library. Need a card? Please call (508) 754-0793.
Here are the books in print, audiobook, ebook, and e-audio formats that you need to complete your required summer reading in 2020.
Grade 6 - Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
Grade 7 - Tangerine by Edward Bloor or Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech
Grade 8 - Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry or Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
RML Curbside pick-up procedures and policies:
Many say that libraries are not essential. However, if you are an avid reader, being without books for the last couple of months has been a major withdrawal. The Richards Memorial Library is pleased to start curbside pick-up, beginning the week of June 8th.
To order books, you must have a valid CWMars card with less than $10.00 in fines and no overdue materials. Please follow this procedure for books under this policy.
2. You may call the library at (508) 754-0793 and a staff member will be happy to place the
hold for you.
2. During good weather, the bags of books will be on a table outside in the front with your name on it. In the event of inclement weather, we will have them in the vestibule as you walk in. You may call from the parking lot and we will be glad to put them out the door for you.
3. PLEASE do not enter the main part of the library at any time.
4. We are unable to allow browsing at this time.
5. Please practice social distancing and if you can, wear a mask during pick-up. If someone is
picking up, please wait your turn.
6. If you are elderly and do not feel comfortable with picking up, please contact Cindy Love
at the Paxton Senior Center (508) 756-2833 or email clove@townofPaxton.net and she may
be able to use the van and deliver to you.
7. Please be patient as we navigate our new “normal” and move toward a virus-free and safe
Therefore, If you check your account, you may still see items on your account for up to a
2. We also would appreciate it if you would limit your checkouts to a maximum of 10 books
at a time.
3. If another library has the material you want, please call them and see if it is available for you
to pick up materials there. Each library has its own policy.
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS - PLEASE DON’T HESITATE TO CALL US AT 508 754-0793.
WE LOOK FORWARD TO SERVING YOU.
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(Teen Advisory Council of Students)
Last Thursday of the month*
*CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
6pm - 7pm
Tweens & Teens Ages 10 to 17
*Meets on the last Thursday of the month* during the school year. When a holiday falls on the last Thursday of the month, the meeting is moved to the previous week.
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