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VIRTUAL FIELD TRIPS VIA NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES (NCDCR) PART THREE

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https://www.ncdcr.gov/learn/virtual-field-trips

Breakdown:

North Carolina Museum of History - https://www.ncmuseumofhistory.org/virtual-field-trips
Zebulon B. Vance Birthplace State Historic Site - https://historicsites.nc.gov/all-sites/zebulon-b-vance-birthplace/educators
Fort Dobbs State Historic Site - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtual-field-trip-tickets-123060997757
CSS Neuse State Historic Site - 
https://historicsites.nc.gov/all-sites/css%C2%A0neuse-and-gov-caswell-memorial/field-trips
Historic Bath State Historic Site - https://historicsites.nc.gov/all-sites/historic-bath/educators/virtual-field-trips
Duke Homestead State Historic Site - https://dukehomestead.org/field-trips.php

NEW PRESCHOOL STORYTIME PROGRAMS ONLINE

ROANOKE RAPIDS PUBLIC LIBRARY IS RECORDING WEEKLY PRE-SCHOOL STORYTIME PROGRAMS BEGINNING THE FIRST WEEK IN MAY.  CHECK THEM OUT ON THE ROANOKE RAPIDS PARKS AND RECREATION FACEBOOK PAGE.  A NEW ONE IS POSTED EACH WEDNESDAY.

 

UPCOMING VIRTUAL PROGRAMS FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH

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February 10, 1:00pm-2:00pm– History Corner:  Charlotte Hawkins Brown:  Dreamer-Doer-Teacher Leader!

https://www.ncmuseumofhistory.org/history-corner/charlotte-hawkins-brown

“Ages 6–9; parents are invited to participate with their children during the program.  Guest co-teacher: Sonya Laney, Education Coordinator, Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum.  Math and manners as weapons? Take a lesson from Dr. Brown, who started a school and taught her students ways to change a segregated society.”

February 17, 1:00pm-2:00pm – History Hunters:  North Carolina and the Green Book.  Guest teacher: Angela Thorpe, Director, NC African American Heritage Commission

https://www.ncmuseumofhistory.org/history-hunters/nc-and-green-book

Ages 10-13; Come along on our trip through a history of the Green Book, a guide that helped African Americans forge ways around segregation. If you can make it, view a copy of the Green Book—at the museum all this month!

VIRTUAL FIELD TRIPS VIA NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES (NCDCR) PART TWO

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https://www.ncdcr.gov/learn/virtual-field-trips

Breakdown:

North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher - http://www.ncaquariums.com/form_fort-fisher-outreach
State Archives of North Carolina - https://archives.ncdcr.gov/educators/virtual-tours
President James K. Polk State Historic Site - https://historicsites.nc.gov/all-sites/president-james-k-polk/educators
Haw River State Park - https://files.nc.gov/ncparks/haw-river-state-park-virtual-field-trips-2020.pdf
North Carolina State Capitol - https://files.nc.gov/ncdcr/documents/files/The-Capitol_-Fall-2020-Virtual-Flyer-.pdf
Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art - https://secca.org/tours-information.php

NORTH CAROLINA BROADBAND SURVEY

The City of Roanoke Rapids and Roanoke Rapids Public Library invites you to participate in a statewide survey offered through the N. C. Department of Information Technology's Broadband Infrastructure Office and the Friday Institute for Education Innovation at North Carolina State University.  The survey is designed to gather information on locations in the state without adequate internet access and speeds.  The survey takes about 5 minutes to complete.  Information on how to complete the survey is available at Roanoke Rapids Public Library.  Thank you for your participation.

LIBRARY REVISED SCHEDULE

ROANOKE RAPIDS PUBLIC LIBRARY WILL OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING SCHEDULE BEGINNING THE WEEK OF MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1.  THE OPERATING SCHEDULE WILL BE MONDAY, WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY, 10 AM - 3 PM and TUESDAY & THURSDAY 1 PM - 6 PM.  THERE WILL BE A LIMIT OF 10 PATRONS PERMITTED IN THE FACILITY AT THE TIME WHILE UNDER PHASE 3.0 OF THE STATE'S AND CITY REOPENING PLAN.  MASKS OR FACE COVERINGS ARE REQUIRED FOR PERSONS AGES 5 AND UP TO ENTER THE LIBRARY PER GOVERNOR COOPER'S EXECUTIVE ORDER 163.  LIBRARY STAFF WILL INFORMED PATRONS OF UPDATED PROCEDURES UPON VISITING.   

VIRTUAL FIELD TRIPS VIA PBS AND NCLIVE

 

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Virtual Field Trips via PBS website:
https://unctv.pbslearningmedia.org/search/?selected_facet=media_type:Collection&q=VIRTUAL%20FIELD%20TRIP%20VIDEOS&page=1

Video Field Trips Just for Kids (via NCLIVE site):
https://jfk.infobase.com/p_Collection.aspx?seriesID=158102

 

For more information about COVID-19 (Coronavirus):  Click any of the links below:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

For call for assistance and resources concerning coronaviris, call 211, visit nc211.org, or text COVIDNC to 898211 for text alerts

For more information on the state of North Carolina response to the virus, please visit https://www.ncdhhs.gov/coronavirus

For more information on the local response to the virus, please visit Halifax County’s website:  www.halifaxnc.com

City of Roanoke Rapids' website :  www.roanokerapidsnc.com

https://en.hesperian.org/hhg/Coronavirus

New York City School Library System: COVID-19 Children's eBook Collection: COVID-19 Free eBooks :   https://nycdoe.libguides.com/COVID-19ebooks/free

 

FREE ONLINE EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES.  Click to go to website.

North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources

LUNCH DOODLES with Mo Willems

Scholastic Learn at Home

Seussville - Dr. Suess games and reading

Into the Book  - Games with reading strategies

Nat Geo for Kids  - Learn about geography and animals

Fun Brain - Math and reading games

PBS Kids  - Learning with PBS cartoon characters

NC Science Festival

Others at https://wpde.com/news/coronavirus/school-at-home-free-online-learning-resources

VIRTUAL FIELD TRIPS VIA NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES (NCDCR) PART ONE

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https://www.ncdcr.gov/learn/virtual-field-trips

Breakdown:
North Carolina Museum of Art - https://learn.ncartmuseum.org/vft/
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences - https://naturalsciences.org/programs/
North Carolina Zoo - https://www.nczoo.org/education/schools/zoo-classroom
North Carolina Aquarium at Roanoke Island - http://www.ncaquariums.com/roanoke-island-outreach
North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores - http://www.ncaquariums.com/form_pine-knoll-shores-outreach
Jennette's Pier - http://www.ncaquariums.com/jennettes-pier-outreach


 

 

 

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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.

Hours of Operation
Monday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

 

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