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Wed., Thur.- Fri.10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Special Events
No Storytime
  • There will be no Storytime program on Wednesdays from Dec. 17, 2014 through Dec.31, 2014. Storytime will resume on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015 at the library.
  • Wednesday DVD Frenzy
  • Every Wednesday DVD/VIDEO Frenzy. It's out the R-O-O-F! Rent One One Free. Normal checkout limits and fines apply. Check with the Library Staff for information.
  • New E-Book Program
  • Roanoke Rapids Public Library now has a collection of e-books for its patrons through NC LIVE. The NC LIVE Homegrown E-book Collection has over 1,200 titles to chose and are provided with the cooperation of varied NC publishers. While these titles are not many of the current best sellers, the Library is hoping eventually to expand our e-book collection. Take a look by clicking the link on the home page in the lower right corner. You must have a RRPL card to access the collection. Contact the Library for more information.
  • Christmas Holiday Closing
  • The library will be closed to the public on Wednesday, Dec. 24, Thursday, Dec. 25, Friday, Dec. 26 and Saturday, Dec, 27 for the Christmas Holidays. The bookdrop will be open for the return of books and magazines when the library is closed. Please do not return videos or DVDs in the bookdrop over the holidays. The library will reopen on Monday, Dec. 29 @ 10 am following the Christmas Holidays. The Staff of Roanoke Rapids Public Library wishes our patrons a Merry Christmas and joyous Holiday season.
  • Holiday Closing
  • Roanoke Rapids Public Library will be closed Thursday, Jan. 1, for the New Years Day Holiday. The book drop will be open for the return of books and magazines when the library is closed. Please do not return videos or DVDs in the book drop. The library will reopen on Friday, Jan. 2 @ 10 am. The Staff of Roanoke Rapids Public Library wishes our patrons a Blessed and Happy New Year.
  • Poetry Reading Extravaganza
  • Saturday, Jan. 3 @ 1 pm. Poetry Reading Extravaganza. The group will not meet at the Library in July due to the holiday closing. This event is for those who have written poetry and would like to read their work aloud to an audience or for those who simply want to listen. No registration required.
  • Teen Book Club
  • Tuesday, Jan 6 @ 8 am in the Media Center at Roanoke Rapids High School. Teens from grades 9-12 discuss books they are currently reading. New students as well as our current members are welcomed.
  • Granny Squares of Love
  • Tuesday, Jan. 6 @ 4:30 pm This program is geared for those interested in learning to crochet or to enhance their skills.
  • Book Club
  • Thursday, Jan. 8 @ 2:00 pm A new Book Club for Seniors and other interested adults will meet at the Jo Story Senior Center located at Jackson Street and 7th Street. Contact the Library for more information.
  • Library Advisory Committee Meeting
  • Thursday, Jan. 8, Library Advisory Committee Meeting @ 6:30 pm. The public is welcome to attend.
  • Scrap and Share
  • Saturday, Jan. 10, 10 am - 1 pm Scrap and Share has returned to Roanoke Rapids Public Library under the direction of Mrs. Bonnie Klass. Fee for materials. Pre-registration required. For more information, call the library at (252) 533-2890.
  • Library Card Required to Use Computers
  • As of July 1, 2012, a Roanoke Rapids Public Library card is required for use of public access computers. Only one courtesy visit is permitted per year going by the date of the last courtesy visit. Call the Library or stop by the service desk for more information.
  • Join the Friends
  • Join the Friends of Roanoke Rapids Public Library where you can be a part of a vital organization. The Friends volunteer with the Nifty Thrifty Third Thursday Book Sale, assist with fundraisers, and support the Library in the community. Stop at the Circulation Desk for an application and information. Come be a part and "Read. Learn. Live."

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