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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Bent Mountain Library Curbside Closing Early Feb. 26 Due to Icy Weather

Bent Mountain Library is closing curbside early today (2/26) due to icy weather.

County News
Posted on: January 28, 2021

Contractor Appreciation Program Recognizes First Project in 2021

Stormwater Clean Award January 2021

(Roanoke County, VA - January 28, 2021) Roanoke County’s Department of Development Services is pleased to announce that it has awarded the first Stormwater Clean Award of 2021 to a Single Family Residential project being constructed at 7345 Nand...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Roanoke County Citizens Eligible for Flood Insurance Discount

(Roanoke County, VA—October 20, 2020)  Roanoke County Administrator Dan O’Donnell has announced that Roanoke County has maintained a “Class 8” designation in the Community Rating System (CRS). This means th...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Roanoke County Seeks Fire & Rescue Chief

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Roanoke County is currently seeking applicants for the position of Fire & Rescue Chief. Interested applicants can find more information, along with links to apply for the position online, within our Fire & Rescue Chief Recruitment web page. Since ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Watch Board of Supervisors Meetings Online

Watch Board Meetings Online

Board of Supervisors meetings and agendas can be viewed online on our Meetings and Videos page

If a Board of Supervisors meeting is in progress, select the "LIVE MEETING" link at the top of the page to stream the meeting on your comput...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

COVID VACCINE Spotlight

(ROANOKE COUNTY, VA - January 11, 2021)   Roanoke County has a new webpage to showcase the latest efforts to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine in our region.

>> Visit Roanoke County's COVID-19 Vaccine page.

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

RoCo Mobile App Now Available!

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Roanoke County’s new RoCo Mobile app for iPhone and Android devices puts County services and information at your fingertips! The app features one-touch access to easily view County News, Emergency Alerts, Calendars, Public Notices, and more! Just tap to g...

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Posted on: November 4, 2020

2020 Community Strategic Plan Annual Report

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Roanoke County's Community Strategic Plan 2020 Annual Report is now available for download. 

Roanoke County’s 2016 Community Strategic Plan was designed as a five-year plan to guide the pursuit of seven key Strategic Initiatives within the budget ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Submit Neighborhood Concerns

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Roanoke County's Zoning Code Enforcement officers work with citizens and property owners to investigate and resolve violations of the County code and zoning ordinance. These rules and regulations are in effect to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Report Fraud, Waste and Abuse

Report Fraud, Waste and Abuse

Roanoke County is committed to conducting government business with integrity and accountability to our citizens and employees. Roanoke County’s Fraud, Waste, and Abuse hotline is designed for citizens and employees to report concerns of fraud, w...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Community Strategic Plan

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In 2016, Roanoke County residents were invited to participate in Roanoke County's first-ever community strategic planning process. The Community Strategic Plan engaged both community leaders and citizens to create a desired future for our community. A Com...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

RoCo Ready Emergency Information

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Our RoCo Ready page features important safety and contact information in case of emergency situations. See our Roco Ready page for short safety videos, links to Emergency Agencies, and contact information for local utilities. In the event of an emergency,...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

About Our Banner Image

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Our iconic website banner image featuring hikers at McAfee Knob was taken by photographer Brent McGuirt. This image is owned and copyright Brent McGuirt / Splendor of Light Photography and licensed for use on Roanoke County's website. For more information...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Modified Services

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NOTICE - Department Director’s Important Message

On behalf of Roanoke County’s Department of Development Services, I hope that you are finding creative solutions to the new work patterns that are challenging all of us at this time. In response to ...

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Library

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

WiFi Hotspots

WiFi Hotspots

Hotspots deliver strong and secure internet connection. RCPL makes it easy to get online with a hotspot, available at all locations. If you have a library card, you can check out a hotspot for free. Hotspots can be used to connect your tablet, laptop, or ...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Library Newsletter

Sign up for our Library Newsletter to stay in the know about new services, upcoming events, news, and announcements. Visit our homepage and click subscribe to sign up!

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports provides ratings and buying advice for thousands of products. Find the best buys, most reliable brands and important safety features. Access anywhere, 24/7 with your library card!

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Therapy Lights Available for Checkout

HappyLights

HappyLight can help with winter blues, light deprivation, jet lag, Circadian rhythm disruption, and more. 

Sunlight is essential for a healthy lifestyle. A therapy light brings daylight indoors by emitting a bright white, full spectrum light that ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

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Reading aloud to babies, toddlers, and preschoolers helps them develop important early literacy skills. RCPL is committed to supporting every child on their journey to reading.

We’ve joined with 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten, an organization se...

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Library
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Are you following us?

Follow us @rocopublib on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Subscribe to our Youtube channel for programs, tutorials, and more. #getsocial

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

The Roanoke Times

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View full images of the daily paper from 2018 to today and access full-text articles from 1990 to the current issue. Create alerts for specific search criteria, read and listen to articles, and save the items to your account. Available through Newsbank an...

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

Resources for COVID-19 Vaccination

Vaccination Information

COVID-19 Vaccine - Virginia Statewide Pre-Registration System Form

Please complete this survey to register so that the health department can notify you when vaccine supplies are available. Please note that this survey does not guarantee a vaccination.&...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Laptops Available For In-Library Use

Laptops

Did you know that we have laptops available for you to checkout while you're visiting your favorite RCPL location? While you are at Glenvar, Hollins, South County, or Vinton be sure to swing by the front desk with your library card to check out a...

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Library Spotlights
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Blind Date with a Book

Blind Date

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 w...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Register for Upcoming Events

Program Registration

Register for our upcoming virtual events for children, teens, and adults. We have storytimes, escape rooms, author talks, and more.

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Therapy Lights Available for Checkout

HappyLights

HappyLight can help with winter blues, light deprivation, jet lag, Circadian rhythm disruption, and more. 

Sunlight is essential for a healthy lifestyle. A therapy light brings daylight indoors by emitting a bright white, full spectrum light that ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Winter Reading Program

Winter Reading Program

Welcome to the Winter Reading Program 2021! All ages can participate by reading two books and completing six activities from January 11 - March 5 to finish this year's program and earn a prize.

This year we are partaking in Beanstack&...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Subscribe to our Blog!

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Hear from some of your favorite library staffers. From true crime, library updates and happenings, book recommendations, and more. Stay up to date with everything going on virtually at the library. Click here to subscribe!

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Posted on: November 4, 2020

Library Reservations

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We are glad to be welcoming you back to the library. We are making every effort to provide excellent customer service while incorporating the latest CDC guidelines. When you arrive to the library you’ll soon notice that the library looks different, but we...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Database of the Month | Early World of Learning

Database of Month

Each month we will be featuring a new database from our Virtual Library. This month find out about Early World of Learning. Available for free with your library card.

Early World of Learning is an early childhood digital resource is a child’s firs...

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Police

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Body Discovered near Niagara Dam Identified

On January 26 the Roanoke County Police Department conducted an investigation after a body was discovered in the water near Niagara Dam (southeast of Vinton) at 10:30 a.m.

The Medical Examiner’s Office has positively identified him as Dolph Edwar...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Police Investigating Human Remains Found on Hollins University Campus

The Roanoke County Police Department is conducting an investigation at Hollins University after human remains were discovered Tuesday afternoon on the campus. Police Department personnel will be on-site through tomorrow. 

There appears to be no co...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Blue Ridge Parkway Closure Update (10/8/20): Route 220 to Adney Gap

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The Blue Ridge Parkway is closed to all uses south of Milepost 121.4 (U.S. 220) to Milepost 135.9 (Adney Gap) due to a full road failure roughly one hundred and fifty feet (150') in length near milepost 128. This complex road failure will require a closur...

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Blue Ridge Parkway Closure Map Road Notices

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Roanoke County Business Partners

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Watch Roanoke County Business Partners Videos produced by Roanoke County’s Department of Economic Development and Roanoke Valley Television RVTV-3. 

See more information about the latest economic developments in Roanoke County, and view ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Recreation TV

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See the latest videos from Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism, produced by Roanoke Valley Television RVTV-3.

View more information about Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism programs for all ages and abilities, fitness programs at Green R...

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