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ROANOKE RAPIDS PUBLIC LIBRARY IS CLOSING WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25 AT 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
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.
  • No Restroom Facilities Available
  • Roanoke Rapids Public Library will not have restroom facilities available to the public from Noon to closing at 5 pm Wednesday, June 24 due to work on the sewer lines.
  • Registration Continues
  • Summer Reading Program Registration continues through Monday, July 27. Youngsters must be between the ages of 6 and 13 years old or have completed Kindergarten up through the seventh grade. A parent, grandparent, guardian or adult family member must be present to register a youngster for the Program. To apply for a library card, a child must be 8 years old and only a parent or legal guardian may sign the application for youngsters up to age 14.
  • 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.
  • Holiday Closing
  • Roanoke Rapids Public Library will be closed Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4 for the Independence 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 Monday, July 6 @ 10 am.
  • Granny Squares of Love
  • Tuesday, July 7 @ 4:30 pm This program is geared for those interested in learning to crochet or to enhance their skills.
  • Scrap and Share
  • Saturday, July 11, 10 am - 1 pm Scrap and Share has returned to Roanoke Rapids Public Library under the direction of Mrs. Bonnie Klass. Fee for materials. Pre-registration required. For more information, call the library at (252) 533-2890.
  • 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.
  • Lions Club Large Print Collection
  • Check out the new books in the Lions Club Large Print Collection. Stop at the service desk for information.
  • 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.
  • 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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