1. Library Spotlights
  1. Retirement Party

    Congratulations! Let's Celebrate Our Retirees.

    We are having a big retirement party at the South County Library on Wed., August 17 from 3-5pm! Join us to give warm wishes to our retirees: Robin Walters, 44 years, Nancy Gattoni, 40 years, Rose Guzi, 32 years, and Darlene Smithwick, 21 years. Read on...
  2. Newspaper

    Read the Newspaper

    Looking to read the paper in the morning? U.S. Major Dailies collects the contents of five major newspapers: Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. Read on...
  3. FOL Logo Contest

    Rebranding the Friends of the Library

    The Friends of the Library is wanting a new logo and need your help! A logo design contest is going on now through Labor Day. Submit your designs and it just might win the contest! Read on...
  4. Birding Backpack

    Go Birding!

    In partnership with the Roanoke Valley Bird Club, all Roanoke Valley Library locations now offer birding backpacks for checkout. Visit your favorite RCPL location or the online catalog to place a backpack on hold. Read on...
  5. Have Your Party at the Library

    It's Time to Celebrate

    Plan your party at the library! Glenvar, Hollins, South County, and Vinton all have meeting rooms available for your next party. Rain or shine, the library is the perfect place to celebrate! Read on...
  6. Library of Things

    Checkout Something New

    RCPL has always been a place where you can come to learn anything you are curious about – now we are offering you even more to encourage curiosity. Read on...
  7. Fine Free Graphics

    Eliminating Late Fees

    The Roanoke Valley Libraries (RVL) Consortium is delighted to announce that effective July 1, 2022, there will no longer be fines for overdue library materials at any RVL branch... Read on...
  8. niche academy logo

    Niche Academy Now Available

    Curious about some of our databases, but looking for more information, tips, and tricks on using them? Check out Niche Academy! Read on...
  9. WiFi Hotspots

    WiFi Hotspots

    Hotspots deliver strong and secure internet connection. RCPL makes it easy to get online with a hotspot, available for checkout at all locations, for Roanoke County residents. Read on...