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Warner on Your Corner

Warner on Your Corner

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 Representatives from Senator Mark Warner's office will be at the library from 3:00am to 4:00pm to meet with individual Virginians who have specific issues with federal agencies. For more information, please visit: http://warner.senate.gov

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BLOOD DRIVE

BLOOD DRIVE

Donate Blood. Save Lives. It's just that simple! August 8 11:00 to 4:00. Join us in the Library meeting rooms as we SAVE LIVES! That's right, instead of being cramped on the bus we'll be in the library meeting rooms ...

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Stuff the Bus

Stuff the Bus

Donate school supplies The bus has gone, but we are still collecting much needed school supplies in the library lobby through the 31st of July!

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BRICK BUILD BLAST!

BRICK BUILD BLAST!

Saturday 16 August & 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 ...

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FREE CONCERT

FREE CONCERT

August 8 Friday Join us for the final concert of the RPL Second Friday Summer Concert Series: This month Bastards of Fate Library doors re-open at 6:00 ages 12+

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Crafternoon

Crafternoon

Simple. Lovely. Made by You. Join us in creating craft projects featuring repurposed books and papers. Final installment is this week! July 30 Wed 1:00

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AdultsAloud

AdultsAloud

June and July Tuesday Evenings at 7:00 Thursday Afternoons at 1:00 Who says story time is just for children? Come enjoy short stories and poems read by library staff, volunteers, and guest readers. AdultsAloud; allow yourself to be entertained.

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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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Slime or Pie Dave

Slime or Pie Dave

We're not kidding! August 1, following the Monster Auction teens who have read 30+ hours during SRP, and won the opportunity, will dump slime on Dave's head or throw a pie in his face! (He might, or might not, ...

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Teen SRP Monster Auction!

Teen SRP Monster Auction!

August 1 at 12:00The Auction is back! Teens use the Book Bucks they have earned through the SRP to bid on a variety of cool items!

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BLOCKBUSTER BREAKOUT

BLOCKBUSTER BREAKOUT

Every Friday at 12:00 June & July Summer fun movies... Silliness encouraged. No shushing allowed! We can't post the names online but a complete title list is included with Teen and Adult Summer Reading Program schedules. We'll make popcorn. ...

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Family Movie

Family Movie

August 2 and 23 & 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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Summer Storytimes 2014

Summer Storytimes 2014

Story Time Is Back For Summer!   Wee Reads (0 -24 months) Tuesdays & Thursdays at 10 am   Toddler Time (2-3 yrs) Tuesdays at 11 am   Preschool (4 - 6 yrs) Thursday at 11 am To view Children's Corner newsletter click here! to open in a ...

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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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Program Calendar

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SUMMER READING PROGRAM

JUNE THROUGH JULY

For Children:
Rainbow Puppets June 16th @ Three
Kim & Jimbo June 18th @ Three
Stuntology June 26th @ Two-Thirty
Jonathan Austin - Magician July 1st @ Six-Thirty
Larsen Lizards July 16th @ Two
Therapy Dogs
Dig into Reading
For Teens:
Friday Movies at Noon
Water Fight at Four - June 27th
Mini Lock-In Five to Midnight - July 25th
Slim/Pie Dave - August 1st
Auction/Raffle at Noon - August 1st
For Adults:
CHOPPED - Mondays Seven to Eight
Blockbuster Breakout
AdultsAloud - Tuesdays Seven to Seven-Thirty
Crafternoon
Career Cruising
EpicApps

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!