Oct 06

Scary Movie Marathon

Posted on October 6, 2021 at 12:00 AM by Bryce Chalkley

It’s October, and you know what that means? It’s Scary Movie Marathon time! I’ve enlisted the help of the Glenvar library staff to select some Halloween movie highlights, from family-friendly to truly terrifying, available through your Roanoke County Public Library. 

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Sep 14

Historical Reads

Posted on September 14, 2021 at 12:00 AM by Bryce Chalkley

History, simply defined, informs our understanding of the world, and we can’t know where we’re going until we understand where we’ve been. At Roanoke County Public Library, the possibilities to explore history are endless. Through video documentaries, research materials, databases, books and more, the entire world is at your fingertips.

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Tag(s): Susan W, History

Sep 01

Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can't Lose

Posted on September 1, 2021 at 12:00 AM by Bryce Chalkley

There is something irresistibly appealing and nostalgia-provoking about the quintessential American tradition that is high school football. If you can’t make it to any real games but long for the glory and heartbreak – the drama, action, and pageantry of high school game night – check out Friday Night Lights, the book, the movie based on the book, or the television show inspired by the book. 

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