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Library Media Center

Library Media Center

Contact us:

Mrs. Kara Gumke, Library Media Specialist               Email: kara.gumke@vernonct.org

Ms. Gulrukh Khan, Library Media Manager                Email: gulrukh.khan@vernonct.org

Library Phone: 860-870-6050

Ms. Khan -ext. 4021

Mrs. Gumke- ext.  4076



School Year Hours:

Monday-Thursdays: 7:15am- 2:30pm; Fridays: 7:15 am- 2:00pm   


2023 Summer Reading


This summer we are encouraging you to take part in the Governor's Summer Read Challenge. Books have been compiled from leading recommended reading lists. View the list online or pick up a complete list in the Library Media Center before summer begins!

We encourage you to use our online E-book and audiobook feature, SORA, to check out books. Log in with your Vernon Schools Email address or download the Sora App to your mobile device. 

We also encourage you to visit Rockville Public Library this Summer. Go get a library card to gain access to books, resources, and more. Check out their summer programming here. 

You can also play along with their Teen Book Bingo to earn prizes!



Search Follett Destiny

                                                            RHS Library Catalog

                                                      Destiny Discover - Students, use this interactive search tool to search for books in the RHS Library by genre and topic!



Use Sora to search for books and borrow them in E-book or Audiobook format. Log in with your Vernon Public Schools Google Account! There is also a Sora App that you can download for free and use on your mobile device. 

Sora App Icon


Research Databases:

Gale Databases


EBSCO Databases


Learning Express from Rockville Public Library

Research Tools:

NoodleTools - Create a source list and digital notecards. Import citations directly from Gale databases! Log in with your Vernon Google Account! Click here for an Overview of Noodletools


Please Contact Mrs. Gumke for  research support at kara.gumke@vernonct.org

Our Makerspace

The RHS Makerspace is a place for students explore interests, create and answer questions, and expand their creativity!

What you can find in the Makerspace:

  • 3D Printers

  • Painting

  • Sewing

  • Robotics

  • Art projects

  • Video production

  • Engineering Kits

  • Lego Robotics

  • Loom kits- create bracelets

  • Button Maker

  • Board Games and Puzzles

  • Green Screen Rooms

  • The ROCK Recording Studio

  • zSpace Virtual Reality computers and full lab. Learn more at zspace.com/k12

          And more!

Home Makerspace Ideas

Padlet of FREE Digital Resources for crafts, exploring interests, helping the community, trying something new, and going out of your comfort zone!

ChromeBooks Paperwork and Payment:

1:1 Student Device Information

My School Bucks- For Chromebook/Dell Payment

Chromebook Shortcuts

You can also find the 1:1 student device agreement, and VPS Acceptable Use Forms on the 2022-2023 Important documents and forms page.

High School Nutmeg Nominees:

Read these books and vote for your favorite in April 2023

Nutmeg 2023