★ Roanoke County Library to host New Connections Book Club: Let’s Talk

How do we talk with each other about important issues? We're happy to announce that the New Connections Book Club now enjoys the support of a great partner: Roanoke County Public Library. New Connections: Let's Talk is an ongoing discussion series. We read and watch books to understand the issues and language that connect us so that… Continue reading ★ Roanoke County Library to host New Connections Book Club: Let’s Talk

★ New Roanoke County library chief Shari Henry on the marketplace of ideas

Roanoke County has welcomed a new Director of Library Services. Shari Henry relocated for the position from Northern Virginia, where she was most recently division chief of materials management for the Arlington Public Library. She’s active in the Virginia Library Association and currently chairs the Intellectual Freedom Committee. She graciously filled us in on some… Continue reading ★ New Roanoke County library chief Shari Henry on the marketplace of ideas

★ Summer reading at the Roanoke County Library: Plus Chipotle benefit night Tues., June 20

Summer at the Roanoke County Public Library includes a full Summer Calendar of Events for kid and teens, and some good opportunities for adult book talk. First: sign up at the circulation desk of any county library branch for the all-ages Reading By Design summer reading program. It runs through August 4. Then how about attending a book… Continue reading ★ Summer reading at the Roanoke County Library: Plus Chipotle benefit night Tues., June 20