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

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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.

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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!


Christmas & New Year’s Closings The Royalton Hartland Community Library will be closed on December 24 & 25, 2014.  We will also be closed on January 1, 2015. New year pic


Christmas Book Tree

Merry Christmas!  Our booktree is all decked out for the season.



Cookie Jars

For the months of November and December, our showcase is featuring Lynn Erice’s collection of Cookie Jars.



 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.

  • 12/18 Have you been NICE?
  • 12/25 closed
  • 01/01 closed
  • 01/08 F is for Frozen
  • 01/15 Hibernation
  • 01/22 Ride on a Sled
  • 01/29 Shadows & Groundhogs
  • 02/05 Quacker Day
  • 02/12 Valentine’s Day
  • 02/19 P is for Pancakes
  • 02/26 Mice (on Ice)
Robot and Girl


Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 11 AM

Join us for a Book Signing!

Frederick G. Fierch, local author of “Royalton, Middleport & Hartland Through Time”, will be at the Royalton Hartland Community Library on Saturday, December 20 from 11 AM until noon.

This is his third work of non-fiction.  Fierch hopes that this work will bring back fond memories and inspire the telling of more history of the area.

Fierch book cover


Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 11 AM

Roy-Hart’s Future Teachers Club will be reading children’s books and playing Christmas music on Saturday, December 20, 2014 from 11 AM – 1 PM.

There will be coloring/activity sheets and anyone can bring in their own books to read as well.  There will be holiday treats and cider.

For more information, contact us at  716-735-3281.



Tuesday 12/23 and 12/30, 2014 from 1 – 3 PM

Looking for something to do over the Holiday break?  

Join us in the upstairs Community Room to enjoy some movies (and snacks).  On 12/23 we will decorate cookies while holiday movies play.  For 12/30, we will have cupcakes, and a new movie… featuring the villain from Sleeping Beauty.  Do you remember her name?

Royalton Hartland Community Library, Middleport NY


Monday, January 26, 2014 at 7 PM Royalton Hartland Community Library Book Club‘s next meeting will be held on Monday January 26, 2014 at 7 PM in the upstairs Community Room.  We will be reading the book “Summerland” by Elin Hilderbrand.  For more information, call the library at 716-735-3281. summerland


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