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Job Fair @ RRPL on Thur., Oct 25 from 11 am to 2 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
Fall Magazine Drive
  • We need your help! The Friends of Roanoke Rapids Public Library sponsors the Fall Magazine Drive. The proceeds from this drive provides magazine subscriptions and some newspapers for the upcoming year. Current periodicals expire January 2019. The drive starts September 1 and will last through Wednesday, October 17. Any size contribution will be helpful. Please call the Library or ask at the Circulation Desk for more information.
  • Poetry Reading Extravaganza
  • Saturday, Oct. 6 @ 1:30 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.
  • Columbus Day Holiday Closing
  • Roanoke Rapids Public Library will be closed Monday, Oct. 8 for the Columbus 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 Tuesday, Oct. 9 @ 10 am.
  • Teen Book Club
  • Tuesday, Oct 9 @ 8 am @ Roanoke Rapids High School in the Media Center. Teens from grades 9-12 discuss books they are currently reading. New students as well as our current members are welcomed. This is the last meeting of the school year.
  • Storytime
  • Preschool Storytime on Wednesday @ 10:30 am.
  • Scrap and Share
  • Saturday, Oct. 13, 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.
  • Writers Group
  • Monday, Oct. 15 @ 5:30 pm. Group meets monthly to discuss writing pieces individuals have created. New members welcome. No registration required.
  • Math Tutorial
  • Saturday, Oct. 20 @ 11 am This program will provide tutoring in Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry and is open to students grades 9-12. Students from all high schools are welcome.
  • 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.
  • 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@printspots.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.
  • 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
  • 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-books 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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