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Friends of Library Annual Magazine Drive Oct. 1 - Nov. 15

 

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Sat.10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Agatha Awards ALA Best Books for Young Adults
ALA Notable Books for Children Anthony Awards
Bram Stoker Awards British Crime Writers' Assoc.
Caldecott Medal Winners Edgar Awards
Horn Book Picture Book Awards Hugo Awards
Independent Booksellers List National Book Critics Circle
National Science Teachers Association Newbery Medal Winners
Oprah's Book Club Pulitzer Prize
Rebecca Caudill Awards RITA Awards
Scientific America Young Readers Book Awards Spur Awards
World Fantasy Awards  

Special Events
Friends Magazine Drive
  • Wednesday, October 1 through Saturday, November 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 or given to a staff member at the service desk. Thanks for your assistance.
  • 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.
  • Teen Book Club
  • Tuesday, Oct. 21 @ 8 am @ in the Conference Room at Roanoke Rapids Public Library. Teens from grades 9-12 discuss books they are currently reading. New students as well as our current members are welcomed. Pizza will be available.
  • 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.
  • Storytime
  • Preschool Storytime on Wednesdays at 10:30 am.
  • 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."
  • NC Knows
  • Roanoke Rapids Public Library announces participation in a virtual reference service offered through the State Library of North Carolina called NC Knows. Please click on the NC Knows tab above to learn more about this service and how to use it.

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    Oct. 21: Rachel Maddow remarks on the passing of Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, and his significance to high standards in journalism, saying, "He changed the benchmark in terms of what it was you ought to stive to be proud of in your work in journalism." (msnbc.com)Rachel Maddow remarks on the passing of Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, and his significance to high standards in journalism, saying, "He changed the benchmark in terms of what it was you ought to stive to be proud of in your work in journalism." (Rachel Maddow) Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:24:38 GMT
    Video: Ben Bradlee leaves transformative legacy
    Oct. 21: Eugene Robinson, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Washington Post, talks with Rachel Maddow about the passing of Ben Bradlee, legendary editor for the Washington Post, and the revolutionary role he played in how reporters can write their stories.  (msnbc.com)Eugene Robinson, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Washington Post, talks with Rachel Maddow about the passing of Ben Bradlee, legendary editor for the Washington Post, and the revolutionary role he played in how reporters can write their stories. (Rachel Maddow) Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:23:54 GMT
    Video: ISIS claims possession of airdropped weapons
    Oct. 21: Rachel Maddow reports on a claim made in an ISIS propaganda video that the terrorist group is in possession of weapons dropped by the U.S., meant for Kurdish fighters opposing ISIS. The claim is unconfirmed though the U.S. says part of the drop went astray.  (msnbc.com)Rachel Maddow reports on a claim made in an ISIS propaganda video that the terrorist group is in possession of weapons dropped by the U.S., meant for Kurdish fighters opposing ISIS. The claim is unconfirmed though the U.S. says part of the drop went astray. (Rachel Maddow) Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:22:57 GMT
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