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Teen Book Club with Ms. Elliott, Belmont Elementary School Library to present book talks on young adults books on Tuesday, March 27 @ 6 pm


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
Teen Book Club
  • Tuesday, Mar. 27 @ 6 pm @ Roanoke Rapids Public Library in the Library Conference Room. Teens from grades 9-12 discuss books they are currently reading. New students as well as our current members are welcomed.
  • Storytime
  • Preschool Storytime on Wednesday @ 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.
  • Volunteer to Assist with Electronic Devices
  • Thurdays, 11 am - Noon beginning March 1. A volunteer will be present at the Library to assist patrons with access to library eBooks and downloadable audio books on their personal electronic device. No appointment necessary.
  • Good Friday Holiday Closing and Staff Development Day
  • Roanoke Rapids Public Library will be closed Friday, Mar. 30 and Saturday, Mar. 31 for Good Friday Holiday. The Library will also be closed Monday, Apr. 2 for Staff Development Day. 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, Apr. 3 @ 10 am.
  • No Teen Book Club
  • Teen Book Club will not meet on Tuesday, April 3.
  • Writers Group
  • Monday, Apr. 9 @ 5:30 pm. Group meets monthly to discuss writing pieces individuals have created. New members welcome. No registration required.
  • Square Foot Gardening
  • Tuesday, April 10 @ 1 pm Betty Bianconi from the Down to Earth Gardening will discuss how to create a square foot garden. This session is for beginners and experts alike.
  • Family Reading Event
  • Thursday, Apr. 12 @ 4:30 pm Jennifer Mayle will read a Curious George story. Light refreshments served. This event is free and open to the public.
  • Scrap and Share
  • Saturday, Apr. 14, 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.
  • Poetry Reading Extravaganza
  • Saturday, Apr. 14 @ 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.
  • 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 or 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:
  • 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-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.

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