Royalton Hartland Community Library, Middleport NY
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Royalton Hartland Community Library, 9 Vernon Street, Middleport, New York 14105 | PHONE: (716) 735-3281

There will be a special meeting of the Royalton Hartland Community Library Board of Trustees Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 7 PM in the upstairs Community Room.

~ Library Director Position Update – for more information click here. ~

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Board Meeting Minutes

Royalton Hartland Library Board Meeting MinutesMinutes from the *quarterly meetings held by the Board of Directors are available online or at the library. Director’s Reports are available online or at the library. Other documents related to the library are on the Meeting Minutes page.

NIOGA Library System

Royalton Hartland Community Library, Middleport NYThe Royalton Hartland Community Library provides Royalton Hartland School District residents access to the NIOGA Library System.The NIOGA Library System is a non-profit cooperative library system that helps provide improved informational services to all residents of its three county area. 

Programs & Services

Please visit the Services and Inside the Library pages to learn more about the programs and services available at the Royalton Hartland Community Library or visit us in person at 9 Vernon Street in Middleport. We can be reached at (716) 735-3281.


In memory of Rose Bernard. Please visit our MEMORIAL PAGE in honor of Rose Bernard, Royalton Hartland Community Library’s Director.

Download Ebooks from the NIOGA Library SystemDownload Ebooks, Audiobooks and Music for your Nook, Kindle, iPad or Smart Phone apps from here. All you need is your library card!



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Preschoolers (ages 2-5 years) can join us at the Royalton Hartland Community Library in the upstairs Community Room for our fun and educational Preschool Story Hour. It’s an hour of books, enjoyment and fun activities all centered around a theme for the day. All Preschool Story Hours are on Thursdays at 10:30 AM. We’d love to have your preschooler come to our next Story Hour!

Please call us or visit the library to register your child for this fun reading experience!

NEW ARRIVALS!  See what books and movies we’ve just added to our collection.

Please check out our LIBRARY NEWS PAGE and see the events listed below to see what is happening at the Royalton Hartland Community Library!


Library Edition

Are you interested in learning about your family tree?
The Royalton Hartland Community Library now offers access to Ancestry Library Edition, one of the most important genealogical collections available today.  Unlimited access is provided within the library, either on Public Access library computers, or on your laptop using library WiFi and this link.
For more information, contact the library at 716-735-3281.

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Federal and State Tax Forms

Due to Government cutbacks, paper copies of  Federal Tax forms will be limited – 1040, 1040A, and 1040EZ, forms only.

You can order forms and booklets directly from the IRS to be delivered to your home

We now have NYS tax forms and instructions: IT-201, IT-214, IT-215, IT-216, IT-272.  Any others are available by phone: 1-518-457-5431 or online at

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Frozen Book Tree

Glittering Snowflakes and Frozen Fractals surround our Book Tree.



Tea Time

Our showcase this month is devoted to the pleasures of tea.  We are displaying Linda Hedley’s collection of teapots and tea-related items.



 Thursdays at 10:30 AM

Preschool Story Hours for children aged 2-5 years

Story Hours are held on Thursdays at 10:30 AM at the Royalton Hartland Community Library. The story hours are held in the upstairs meeting room and all are welcome to attend. It’s a great way to introduce your child to the joy of reading! Here’s what is scheduled for the upcoming months.

  • February 19 – P is for Pancakes
  • February 26 – Mice (on Ice)
  • March 5 – A Cat with a Hat
  • March 12 – Earmuff Day
  • March 19 – Spring is Here!
  • March 26 – Opposites
  • April 2 – Reading is Funny
  • April 9 – Rainbows
  • April 16 – Pajama Day
  • April 23 – Messy, Messy
  • April 30 – Dig, Dig, Dig
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Monday, March 23, 2015 at 7 PM Royalton Hartland Community Book Club‘s next meeting will be held on Monday March 23, 2015 at 7 PM in the upstairs Community Room.  We will be reading “We are Called to Rise” by Laura McBride.  This book is the 2015 selection of A Tale for Three Counties.  For more information, call the library at 716-735-3281. we are called to rise cover


Saturday, February 28, 2015

1 – 3 PM

Please join us at the Royalton Hartland Community Library for Tea, Games, and Discussion of all things Downton Abbey.

Please bring your favorite teacup! Refreshments from Stone Hollow Farm.

For more information, call the library at 716-735-3281.

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The Royalton Hartland Community Library services residents of the Royalton Hartland School District and provides them access to the NIOGA Library System.