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Summer Reading Program Registration continues through Thursday, July 17

 

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

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Caldecott Medal Winners Edgar Awards
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Independent Booksellers List National Book Critics Circle
National Science Teachers Association Newbery Medal Winners
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Special Events
Storytime
  • Preschool Storytime on Wednesdays at 10:30 am.
  • Tickets for Summer Reading Program Events
  • Tickets for Thursday Summer Reading Program events are available beginning Tuesday morning at 10 am when the Library opens and will be distributed until all are given out. Children must be registered in the Summer Reading Program to obtain a ticket and attend a Summer Reading Program event.
  • 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 at Canal Museum
  • Wednesday, July 30 @ 10:30 pm @ Roanoke Canal Museum with Guest Reader City Clerk Lisa Vincent. Fifth Wednesday Pre-school Storytime is held at the Roanoke Canal Museum located at 115 Jackson Street Extended in Roanoke Rapids.
  • Poetry Reading Extravaganza
  • Saturday, Aug 2 @ 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.
  • 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.
  • Lions Club Large Print Collection
  • Check out the new books in the Lions Club Large Print Collection. The Lions Club of Roanoke Rapids gave $1,125 to purchase over 150 large print books available for circulation. Stop at the service desk for 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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