January 4 - January 7.
Children's staff from RCPL engage kids and parents in storytime! Sessions focus on introducing and practicing early literacy skills and activities for children and caretakers. To register for storytime, click on the link and a Zoom link will be emailed to you the morning of the storytime session. For ages birth to 5 years old.
TEEN PICKUP PROGRAM
Stop by any RCPL location to pick up one of these bags with themed library books, crafts, snacks, and goodies to keep! You can also join us on Zoom Tues., Feb. 9 to talk about your books and make a craft together.
Limited kits available. Register on our website.
From January 11th to March 5th, Roanoke County Public Library will participate in Beanstack’s Fourth Annual Winter Reading Challenge, sponsored by Simon & Schuster. Books Like Us is a celebration of diversity, harnessing the transformative power of seeing oneself reflected in a book. This Winter, participating communities are invited to explore these books, from authors spanning an array of diverse backgrounds.
We challenge our patrons to read at least 2 books before March 5th and keep track of their reading on our Beanstack site at rocolibrary.beanstack.org.
Want to spice up your reading life? Make a Blind Date with a Book during the month of February.
Fill out the Book Match form and we will match you up with your next read. Will it be a dream or a dud? The library will notify you when your date is ready and you can pick it up curbside, at the drive thru or in the library. When you are done, fill out the Rate a Date form to be entered into a raffle to win a fun prize.
Make your own personalized 3D Paper Love Birds Art. Your kit will include beautiful romantic themed paper, 5x7 photo mat, floral wire and templates. We will even personalize your mat with two names!
You can put your Love Bird artwork in your own 5x7 frame.
Supplies are limited and available only at the Vinton Library.
Pick up supplies to make your own scented candle.
No registration required. Kits are available first come, first served. Pick up via curbside or with your library reservation at the Hollins Library.
Make your own wand with this kit! Each kit comes complete with instructions, supplies, and magical core to include during the making. Supplies are limited, available at each RCPL location on Mon., Feb. 1.
Test your knowledge! Follow the link to see how many questions you can correctly answer.
Creative and imaginative activities designed with your developing child in mind. Come by any Roanoke County Library to pick up your pack. Supplies are limited and available first come, first serve. Ideal for toddlers and early elementary age children.
Stop by the library to pick up a craft - there is something for everyone!
Use our curbside service and when you call the library let us know you’d like one of our Take & Create kits.
Visit our web page to see what craft kits are available.
Travel through time and meet some of the most famous people in history! Every week we will meet favorite characters from the Who Was...? book series. Ideal for ages 7-12. Register online at https://www.roanokecountyva.gov/FormCenter/Library-8/Children-Families-Virtual-Program-Signup-125 and a zoom invite will be sent to you the day of the event.
Are you missing your drama club friends? Are you bored and looking for something fun to try? Join us on Zoom for our drama club meeting for middle and high schoolers! We’ll play improv games and learn some cool social-distance-friendly theater activities you can try at home! Sign up for this event on our website or email firstname.lastname@example.org.