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Hours
Mon, Tues.10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wed., Thur.- Fri.10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat.10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Special Events
Holiday Closing
  • Roanoke Rapids Public Library will be closed Monday, May 29 for the Memorial 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 Tuesday, May 30 @ 10 am.
  • Teen Book Club
  • Tuesday, May 30 @ 8 am @ Roanoke Rapids Public Library in conference room. Teens from grades 9-12 discuss books they are currently reading. New students as well as our current members are welcomed. This will be the last meeting of the school year.
  • Storytime at Canal Museum
  • Wednesday, May 31 @ 10:30 pm @ Roanoke Canal Museum with Guest Reader Tina Gregory. Fifth Wednesday Pre-school Storytime is held at the Roanoke Canal Museum located at 115 Jackson Street Extended in Roanoke Rapids.
  • 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.
  • Poetry Reading Extravaganza
  • Saturday, June 3 @ 1 pm. Poetry Reading Extravaganza. Kim Hockaday will be reading excerpts from her newly published book. 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.
  • Scrap and Share
  • Saturday, June 10, 10 am - 1 pm This program teaches how to make cards, scrapbooks, and other activities. Fee for materials. Pre-registration required. For more information, call the library at (252) 533-2890.
  • Writers Group
  • Monday, June 12 @ 5:30 pm. Group meets monthly to discuss writing pieces individuals have created. New members welcome. No registration required.
  • Kindles
  • Roanoke Rapids Public Library now circulates Kindles. Visit or call the Library for more information. The Kindles and e-book loaded on these devices were purchased with a LSTA EZ Technology Grant from the State Library of North Carolina.
  • 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.


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    Roanoke Rapids Public Library
    319 Roanoke Ave. Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
    Phone Number: 252-533-2890

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