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OPENING AT NOON

OPENING AT NOON

Stay In and Stay Warm. Due to extreme weather conditions the Radford Public Library will delay opening on Thursday, February 26th until noon. Both the 10:00 Wee Reads and 11:00 Toddler Time story times have been cancelled. Please share this announcement ...

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Silent Film Screening

Silent Film Screening

6:00 pm on Friday February 27th Join us for a free screening of the silent film The Big Parade. Light refreshments will be served. The movie starts promptly at 6:00!

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Family Movie!

Family Movie!

February 28 at 2:00 Your favorite inquisitive ape will make friends with the man in the yellow hat in this retelling of the classic children's book written and illustrated by Margret Rey and H. A. Rey. Starring Will Ferrell, ...

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First Day to pick up Prize Books is March 1st

First Day to pick up Prize Books is March 1st

Winter Reading Program Participants If you successfully read every day in February you may pick up the prize book you earned any time during the month of March.

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Dr Seuss Birthday

Dr Seuss Birthday

March 2 12:30 - 7:00 The National Education Association's Read Across America Day is a nationwide reading celebration that takes place annually on March 2—Dr. Seuss's birthday. This year the Radford Public Library will be joining the ...

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Blood Drive

Blood Drive

Friday March 13 from 11:00 - 4:00 This winter's sudden brutal cold has taken it's toll on local blood reserves. Due to cancelled drives and donors unable to keep their appointments, the Red Cross has lost over ...

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Winter / Spring Storytimes 2015

Winter / Spring Storytimes 2015

This winter at the library, we’re offering more storytimes each week! Can't make it with your little one on Tuesday or Thursday? We've added Wednesday to the line-up. Storytime programs are designed to promote pre-reading skills and a love ...

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We’re Looking for Yearbooks

We're Looking for Yearbooks

We would like to fill the gaps in our Radford High School and Dalton Middle School yearbook collections. If you have any of the following dates, and would like to donate them, we will give them a good home. ...

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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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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 multimedia for babies through 6th graders. We’re always excited to help you find a good book or do research. Our programs include storytimes, movies, crafts, and special performers.

Download the latest Issue Of "Children's Corner" to learn about our upcoming events!


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!