The library will be back to normal hours starting Monday, April 20th, and continuing until the end of the semester. The library will go back to its reduced hours for the summer semester. Our hours will be:
Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-8p.m.
Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Hurry, hurry!! It’s Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day! Stop by the local shop in Valley View Mall by 8pm today to get your free cone. For more information, check this Roanoke Times article: http://www.roanoke.com/life/columns_and_blogs/blogs/shoptimist/ben-jerry-s-free-cone-day-returns-tuesday/article_8be63570-e1ed-11e4-bb16-5b99168fd049.html
Read or listen to this fascinating story on NPR’s Fresh Air about a Wikipedia editor’s quest to rid the online encyclopedia of a single phrase he deems grammatically incorrect. It provides insight into how Wikipedia works and how difficult it can be to fight a determined army of one in the English language’s largest encyclopedia. Try the library’s databases for reliable, authoritative information sources maintained by experts.
Want to remember Google services of yesterday, like iGoogle or Orkut, in a quiet, serene, dignified place? Visit Google Graveyard. Leave flowers if the spirit moves you!
The Friends of the Roanoke County Public Library will host its semi-annual Spring Book Sale from Saturday, April 18 through Thursday, April 23 at South County Library in Roanoke. The sale will take place during regular business hours: Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
The book sale will have thousands of fiction and non-fiction books, children’s books, videos, DVDs, and audiobooks on sale at incredibly low prices. Wednesday, April 22, is Half-price Day and Thursday, April 23, is Box Day. On Box Day, customers can bring a box and fill it full of books for only $3.00!
The Friends Book Sale is the Library’s main fundraiser. All proceeds benefit the Roanoke County Public Library. South County Library is located at 6303 Merriman Road, Roanoke.
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