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Friends Magazine Drive concludes Sat., Oct. 15.


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
Friends Magazine Drive
  • Thursday, September 1 through Saturday, October 15 The Friends of Roanoke Rapids Public Library annually sponsor the Library's Magazine Drive. The Library depends on contributions to fund magazines and some newspapers. Contributions may be mailed to the Library at 319 Roanoke Avenue in Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 or given to a staff member at the service desk. Thanks for your assistance.
  • Scrap and Share
  • Saturday, Oct 15, 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.
  • Teen Book Club
  • Tuesdays, Oct. 18, & 25 @ 8 am in the Media Center @ 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.
  • Storytime
  • Preschool Storytime on Wednesdays at 10:30 am.
  • 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.
  • Faces of the Nations Program
  • Tuesday, Oct 25 @ 5 pm The Warings will be discussing the history, culture and geography of the Asian nation of Vietnam and two other countries. This is our tenth program of the Faces of the Nations series.
  • Film Showing of Fundi: the Story of Ella Baker
  • Saturday, Oct. 29 @ 1 pm The Library will host a film showing of Fundi: the Story of Ella Baker, a Civil Right Leader from Littleton, with open discussion and questions and answers to follow the showing.
  • 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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