Update Info on the RFL Association Meeting

The Riverton Free Library Association is scheduled to have its September Board meeting on Monday at 7:30 PM at the home of its President, Kim Paulsen.

Board members and the public can attend via Zoom in order to safely participate as well as meet the NJ Sunshine Law guidelines.  Please stop by the library’s bulletin board or contact the Director, Mr. Christian at cpulvere@bcls.lib.nj.us to receive the Zoom ID and Password for that evening’s meeting.

Thank you!

 

Fall 2020 Meeting of the Riverton Free Library Association Board of Trustees

The Regular Meeting of Riverton Free Library Association Board of Trustees will be meeting on Monday, September 28, 2020 at 7:30 PM

While the meeting will NOT be held at the library, it will gather at the home of the President of the Board, Kim Paulsen, which is 503 Bank Avenue.  The meeting will be available on ZOOM; details of the login, password, and the night’s agenda will be posted, soon.

If you decide to attend the meeting, please know that you most likely will not be included in the ZOOM presentation.

 

Library By Mail

The Burlington County Library System has initiated a Library-by-Mail program for those homebound Burlington County residents who would like to receive library materials but who are unable to leave their home.

To qualify, you must have your physician or healthcare professional complete this form.  Once approved, you can begin to receive for $1 per mailed item within 5-7 days.

Check out their site for more information regarding the service and to search their catalog.

The Latest from Burlington County Library System

In today’s email from BCSL Director, Rajna Das, she outlined the steps that the County Library is embracing in order to open library services to users.  For those who may have missed the email

  • June 22: Select BCLS locations began opening preparations
    • This meant accepting returns of the 60,000+ materials that were in customer homes since mid-March.
    • We continue to catch-up with the volume of returned materials and the added step of a 72-hour quarantine for each returned item.
  • June 29: Launched our new Curbside Serviceand resumed Library by Mail
    • Library customers are taking advantage of this to obtain books, DVDs and other library materials from our four operational libraries.
  • Ongoing: Making the necessary physical changes to our buildings
    • Reconfiguring workspaces as well as moving and spacing furniture and computers to allow for social distancing.
    • Installing plexiglass shields at public desks and counters.
    • Ensuring cleaning and sanitizing procedures are in place.
  • What’s Next: Welcome customers back to our buildings and open more BCLS locations

 

July 5, 1920 — A Special Riverton Parade

The Historical Society of Riverton’s published a series of articles about World War I and Rivertonian’s part in the war effort. Once the battles were over, they honored those who returned home with the most spectacular Independence Day parade ever seen in Riverton.  In A Grateful Community, the May 2017 Gaslight News issue, check out a full description of the parade and some outstanding photos from the day.

Enjoy some photos in our gallery!  Special thanks to the Historical Society of Riverton for the publication of their collection of images.

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