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National Poetry Month

By on April 1, 2019

April is National Poetry Month! We’re doing a few things to celebrate here at the library.

First we have a giant magnetic poetry board by our front display. Come make…

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Indie Author Brunch

By on March 8, 2017

On March 18, 10:30 to 12:30, come and chat with independent authors, listen to their stories, and pick their brains on everything you’ve ever wanted to know about self-publishing!…

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Roanoke Writers’ Conference 2016

By on July 28, 2016

We are very excited to announce that registration is now open for our second annual Roanoke Writers’ Conference (September 2 & 3)!

Our theme this year is Building Community, Cultivating Creativity.  Attendees…

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Teen Library Council

By on May 24, 2016

(If you are looking for current information on Teen Library Council, please visit our volunteer page)

Let your voice be heard—help create the teen experiences you would 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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St. Patrick’s Day

By on March 17, 2015

In honor of one of my favorite holidays, the theme of today’s post is Ireland! Here are a few fun facts for St. Patrick’s Day…

The first official language of…

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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…

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By on March 2, 2015

So if you haven’t heard of it yet, I want to introduce you all to a new word today. By now, if you’ve spent much time on the internet…

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By on February 23, 2015

Hi! Some of you may already know me, but allow me to (re)introduce myself.

My name is Sarah, and I’m the Youth Services Librarian, although usually I call myself the “teen…