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Film Showing "Fundi: the Life of Ella Baker" Monday, Feb. 26 @ 5 pm

 

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
Black History Display Case Contest
  • Monday, Feb. 19 through Saturday, Feb. 24 Come see our display case in the foyer for African American History Month featuring African Americans of local significance in the Roanoke Valley and inventors and pick up a contest form at the service desk and return it there completed with all the correct answers to be eligible for a prize drawing.
  • Free Film Viewing Fundi: the Life of Ella Baker
  • Monday, Feb. 26 @ 5 pm Come see the documentary film "Fundi: the Life of Ella Baker" in the library conference room. Ms. Baker lived in Littleton and was instrumental in the Civil Rights Movement in the Fifties and Sixties.
  • Teen Book Club
  • Tuesday, Feb. 27 @ 8 am @ Roanoke Rapids High School in the Library Media Center. 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 Wednesday @ 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.
  • Volunteer to Assist with Electronic Devices
  • Thurdays, 11 am - Noon beginning March 1. A volunteer will be present at the Library to assist patrons with access to library eBooks and downloadable audio books on their personal electronic device. No appointment necessary.
  • Library Advisory Committee Meeting
  • Thursday, Mar. 1 @ 6:00 pm Library Advisory Committee Meeting. The public is welcome to attend.
  • Poetry Reading Extravaganza
  • Saturday, Mar. 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.
  • Free Practice Driving Tests for NC Drivers
  • Please cut and paste this URL into your web browser to access free practice driving tests: https://roanokerapidsnc.driving-tests.org
  • Wi-Fi Printing
  • Roanoke Rapids Public Library now offers Wi-Fi Printing. You may print up to 25 pages at 40 cents per page. Go to rrpl-bw@printspot.com or rrpl-color@printspots.com. Printouts may be picked up at the Library during operating hours. Patrons have 48 hours from the time they send their print job from their device to have their job available to be printed. The job won't be printed until the patron arrives at the Library. Contact library staff if you have questions.
  • NC Digital and NC KIDS Digital
  • Roanoke Rapids Public Library now has two new digital collections through OverDrive. NC Digital and NC KIDS Digital can be access with a valid Roanoke Rapids library card and a PIN number. Contact or visit the Library for more information.
  • 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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