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Writing Prompt #12

By on March 13, 2017

This week’s writing prompt is “The Last Moment of Childhood.” Write a story, short or long, about this prompt, and include the following: Halloween, surprise, refrigerator, contribute, pier, bird,…

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By on March 9, 2017

It’s time for Spring Break again, and we have some GREAT programs this year. One I want to highlight in particular is the Perot Museum will be bringing SCIENCE…

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Roanoke Public Library Launches Mobile App

By on March 8, 2017


Roanoke Public Library Launches Mobile App
One click access to library information from any internet-capable phone

Want to renew a book or place one on hold? There‚Äôs an app for that….

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New feature! Weekly writing prompts for those who need a little encouragement

By on January 23, 2017

Hi there! Alicia here. I have a creative journaling group that meets once a month and I give them writing prompts weekly on our Facebook group. Since some people…

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New Displays at the Library

By on September 28, 2016

Check out our new displays at the library this week…
Banned Books Week
Celebrate your freedom to read by picking up one of the frequently banned/challenged titles on display by the…

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The Constant Gardener

By on March 27, 2015

One of the things librarians do is weeding. Weeding is the removal of materials that don’t circulate, that are old and worn, and that are out of date, like…

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By on March 23, 2015

Today I want to share with you one of my favorite sites, and an awesome social media tool just for book-lovers. And if you have already heard of it,…

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Playaways are here!

By on March 9, 2015

I am super excited to announce the newest arrivals to the Young Adult collection: Playaways!

These beautiful, bright orange cases hold some of the top titles in YA fiction as…