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Bulk & Brush Pick-Up - B Week

  1. B-Week Bulk / Brush Collection

    July 12, 2021 - July 15, 2021

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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.

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  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.

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  3. 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.

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  4. Find Wonder on the Trail

    July 14, 2021, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ South County Library

    Explore the nature trail behind the South County Library. Children will be given explorer kits containing everything needed to get up close to nature. Signs will guide you through the trail and highlight plants and animals. Pick up your kit at the children's desk the day of the event. Space is limited. Registration required. Please note that in-person programming is subject to change. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing while attending our outdoor events. For more information on library services visit rocolibrary.org.

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  5. Take and Create Crafts

    July 14, 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.

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  6. Qigong

    July 14, 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.

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  7. Butterflies & Pollinators

    July 14, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Bent Mountain Library

    Join us at the Bent Mountain Library's butterfly garden to read and discuss the phases of a butterfly, as well as what they eat. We will finish with a craft. Ideal for ages 3-6. Space is limited. Register online.

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  8. Let's Go Fly a Kite!

    July 14, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Bent Mountain Library

    Stop by the Bent Mtn. Library to fly a kite using the mountain updrafts. 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.

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  9. As the Page Turns Book Club

    July 14, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Vinton Library

    Join us to discuss a new title each month! Call 540-857-5043 for upcoming titles. 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.

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  10. Battle of the Bots

    July 14, 2021, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Glenvar Library

    Are you a fan of Discovery’s hit TV show BattleBots? If so, join us and design your own bot to battle other players. The winner at each branch will take part in a library-wide battle for a grand prize. Space is limited. Weather permitting. Register online.

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  11. MYO Tie Dye

    July 14, 2021, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Vinton Library

    Make your own tie-dye creation! Just bring your own item to tie-dye all other supplies will be provided. Registration required and limited capacity. Weather permitting, this event will be outside at Glenvar Library. 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.

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  12. Marvel Night

    July 14, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Zoom

    Hang out with other teens to discuss your favorite Marvel characters, comics, and movies. We will play Marvel themed games, too. Register online.

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