Calendar module icon

Calendar

View all calendars is the default. Choose Select a Calendar to view a specific calendar.

Select the arrows on either side of the current month to change the month.

Library Events

  1. Summer Reading Program

    June 7, 2021, 10:00 AM - August 6, 2021, 5:00 PM @ All RCPL locations

    Join our Summer Reading Program to read together as a community and reach a reading goal of 10,000 books this summer. If we reach the goal, the Friends of the Library (sponsors of SRP) will donate $1,000 to Feeding Southwest Virginia! Help us reach this goal by signing up. And did you know that you can earn prizes just by reading? We have prizes for all ages.

    More Details
  2. Staycation BINGO

    July 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021 @ Print off or pick up your own BINGO card.

    Find wonder throughout the region. Print off or pick up a BINGO card at your favorite RCPL location. Once you have BINGO, bring your card in to the library for a small prize.

    More Details
  3. Wonder Packs: Fizzy Fireworks

    July 1, 2021, 10:00 AM - July 10, 2021, 5:00 PM @ All RCPL Locations

    Pick up a fulfilled kit full of creative and imaginative activities designed with your developing child in mind. Available starting July 1 and are first come, first served. Ideal for ages 2-7. This month explore fizzy fireworks.

    More Details
  4. Teen Takeout Book Club

    July 1, 2021, 5:00 PM - July 10, 2021, 6:30 PM @ Zoom

    It’s a book club with a bonus! Each participant will get a specialized bag with library books, snacks, activities, and goodies to keep. Library books selected are middle & high school reading levels. We will contact you at the number provided with information on how to pick up your Teen Takeout bag. Registration required. Questions? Email teens@ronaokecountyva.gov or call 540-777-8788.

    More Details
  5. Mad Scientist Kits

    July 6, 2021, 10:00 AM - July 16, 2021, 5:00 PM @ All RCPL locations

    Pick up a kit to experiment and learn about sharks. Ideal for ages 8+. Kits are available starting July 1 and are first come, first served.

    More Details
  6. Creations & Temptations

    July 10, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Vinton Library

    Join us on the patio at Vinton! Make adorable mini envelopes to fill with kindness notes for others. Space is limited. Registration required. Materials will be provided. Please note that all in-person programming is subject to change. Roanoke County encourages patrons to follow the latest CDC guidelines for wearing masks. For more information on library services visit rocolibrary.org.

    More Details
  7. Take and Create Crafts

    July 10, 2021, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ All RCPL locations

    Stop by the library to pick up a craft - there is something for everyone! Visit our web page to see what craft kits are available.

    More Details
  8. Qigong

    July 10, 2021, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM @ Hollins Library

    Qigong, pronounced chee-gung, is the study and practice of cultivating vital life-force through various techniques, including breathing techniques. postures, meditations, and guided imagery. Join us at Hollins on Thursdays at 10am each week to practice this form of exercise. Registration Required. Space is limited. Please note that all in-person programming is subject to change. Roanoke County encourages patrons to follow the latest CDC guidelines for wearing masks. For more information on library services visit rocolibrary.org.

    More Details
  9. A "Wild" Storytime with Author M.R. Hooley

    July 10, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ South County Library

    Join us for a wild outdoor storytime as we welcome author M.R. Hooley. He'll read from his fun story Floyd: The Lonely Only Blue Ridge Bigfoot, followed by a scavenger hunt on the nature trail behind the library (weather permitting). Event will be on the patio or in the meeting rooms if there is inclement weather. Space is limited. Register online. Please note that all in-person programming is subject to change. Roanoke County encourages patrons to follow the latest CDC guidelines for wearing masks. For more information on library services visit rocolibrary.org.

    More Details
  10. Creations & Temptations

    July 10, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Vinton Library

    Join us on the patio at Vinton! Make adorable mini envelopes to fill with kindness notes for others. Space is limited. Registration required. Materials will be provided. Please note that all in-person programming is subject to change. Roanoke County encourages patrons to follow the latest CDC guidelines for wearing masks. For more information on library services visit rocolibrary.org.

    More Details
  11. Balloon Tennis

    July 10, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Mt. Pleasant Library

    Play a fun game of tennis using fly swatters and balloons when you swing by for sidewalk browsing and holds pickups. Weather permitting. Available during operating hours all summer long.

    More Details
  12. Give a Compliment, Take a Compliment

    July 10, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Mt. Pleasant Library

    Spread kindness throughout the community. Stop by the Mt. Pleasant Library to pick up a compliment and leave one for someone else. Available all month long during operating hours. Please note that all in-person programming is subject to change. Roanoke County encourages patrons to follow the latest CDC guidelines for wearing masks. For more information on library services visit rocolibrary.org.

    More Details