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CLOSED FOR LABOR DAY

CLOSED FOR LABOR DAY

Monday September 1 The Library will be closed in observance of Labor Day. Be sure you check out enough books to get you through the long weekend!

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Family Concert

Family Concert

Saturday 11 October at 11:00 Little Sparrow - a vibrant vocal duo performing and eclectic mix of original songs and American roots of music.

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My Cat is Driving Me Crazy!

My Cat is Driving Me Crazy!

Saturday 20 September at 1:00 Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist Dr. Megan Maxwell will talk with attendees about common cat behavior problems. She will provide opportunities for participants to ask questions about their own cats' behavior. One ...

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My Dog is Driving Me Crazy!

My Dog is Driving Me Crazy!

Saturday 13 September at 1:00 Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist Dr. Megan Maxwell will talk with attendees about common dog behavior problems. She will provide opportunities for participants to ask questions about their own dogs' behavior. One ...

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BRICK BUILD BLAST!

BRICK BUILD BLAST!

Saturday September 6 You supply the ideas, we supply the bricks. Bring your imagination and building talent to the library for an afternoon of engineering fun. In order to avoid confusion we ask that our builders NOT bring bricks from home.

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CLOSED SUNDAYS

CLOSED SUNDAYS

Please Remember The library is closed Sundays from Memorial day through Labor Day

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Family Movie

Family Movie

September 27 at 2:00 Family friendly afternoon movie. We'll make the popcorn. Bring a picnic lunch if you wish.

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Fall Storytimes 2014

Fall Storytimes 2014

Storytime will take a two-week hiatus for the transition from summer to fall. The last day of the summer schedule will be Thursday, August 21. The first day of the fall storytime schedule will be Tuesday, September 9. ...

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Medical Resources

Medical Resources

Greyhouse Online Databases: Whether you are searching for business information, consumer health information or education information, this resource gives you the tools you need to find data quickly and easily. Filled with helpful resources, contact information and hotlinks, you have ...

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hoopla digital

hoopla digital

Radford Public Library is excited to announce the public availability of thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks, all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla digital – all you need is a ...

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Text a Librarian

Text a Librarian

Begin a live chat with a librarian at the Radford Public Library. You can either send a text message via your smart phone by dialing 66746 and precede your initial question with askradford Or you can begin chatting with a librarian from the ...

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Freading

Freading

The Radford Public Library now offers ebook lending through Freading! Looking for an e-book? Now through the Library of Virginia, the library is offering additional choices through the Freading online collection. Our patrons in good standing have access to the ...

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Freegal – Downloadable Music

Freegal - Downloadable Music

Download music the legal way!  Radford Public Library Card holders will now be able to access songs from the Sony Music Entertainment catalog at no charge! You can download up to three Sony Music tracks in mp3 format per week from ...

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    America's News
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ONLINE RESOURCES!
The library is the one stop shop for all your Online Resources. Search FindItVA for up-to-date and peer-reviewed articles on every research topic in your assignment to do list. From the library search for newspaper articles as recent as yesterday's paper, including the Roanoke Times!
With Credo Reference every student has access to encyclopediac information on most any topic of interest.
LANGUAGE RESOURCES:
French got you stumped? Wondering what something to order for déjeuner at noon? With Mango, our patrons can brush up on up to 63 languages. You can even learn Tuvan or ancient Greek! Set up an account and begin today.
NEED TECHNOLOGY?
The library is now offering Technology you can take home. With the digital content that is now available for personal access, it becomes necessary to offer the hardware to access the content smoothly. We have iPod touches available for immediate checkout for two week periods and laptops that can be checked out overnight.
To see what laptops are available click HERE
To see what iPods are available, click HERE

Children

The Children’s Department at RPL contains books and media for babies through 6th graders. Everyone is invited to our programs – Family Nights, Book Clubs, Storytimes and MORE!

Download the latest Issue Of "Children's Corner" for the latest events from the Children's Department!


Teens

The Radford Public Library has, for many years, served as a place for teenagers to come after school. The “Teen Scene,” was built specifically for this age group. With a liberal collection of books, the young adult area also offers recorded audio books, and magazines all available for check out.

Adults

Explore the services the Radford Public Library offers to adults of all ages.  The search for information and enrichment never ends!  The library staff is here to direct you to the correct source.  From the newest technology to the oldest classic, RPL is your answer!