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Don’t Miss Out on Any of This Year’s Great Summer Reading Programs!

This Summer’s Theme is Wellness, Fitness, and Sports!

Week 3 Summer Reading Program Schedule:

(Morning Programs are for Preschool and Early Readers/Afternoon Programs are for School Aged Children)

Reidsville Library:
Craft: Goofy Sun Glasses – Tuesday June 28, at 10:30 a.m.
Sporty Crafts – Tuesday June 28, at 3:00 p.m.

Madison-Mayodan Library:
Goofy Sun Glasses – Wednesday June 29, at 10:30 a.m.
Sporty Crafts – Wednesday June 29, at 1:00 p.m.

Eden Library:
Goofy Sun Glasses – Thursday June 30, at 10:30 a.m.
Sporty Crafts – Thursday June 30, at 3:00 p.m.

Stoneville Library:
Goofy Sun Glasses – Friday July 1, at 10:30 a.m.
Sporty Crafts – Friday July 1, at 1:00 p.m.

Summer Reading Schedule for Kids

Summer Reading Schedule for Teens

   

Would You Like to Learn How to Decorate Cakes? Sign up for a Cake Decorating Class at the Madison-Mayodan Library on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m.

   

The Madison-Mayodan Library will be Hosting a CPR Class on Thursday July 14, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

   

Are You Interested in Your Family History? Take Part in the 52 Weeks of Genealogy Program at the Madison-Mayodan Public Library

   

Volunteers at the Eden Library Helped Out Their Community by Sewing Knap Sack Bears for First Responders to Give to Children in Emergency Situations

Captain Pete DuBois of the City of Eden Fire Department and Lieutenant Robert Price of the Eden City Police both visited the library to pick up 25 “comfort” bears that were made by volunteers at the Eden Public Library. The bears will be given to children who are in need of “comfort”.

Pictured are Captain Pete DuBois of the City of Eden Fire Department, Mallory Turner, and Alice Seaver and Lieutenant Robert Price of the Eden City Police, Connie Breaker, and Alice Seaver. Others who contributed to the making of the bears were: Jo Snodderly, Pat Darnell, and Helen Dameron.

Volunteers worked on sewing the bears and their knap sacks at home and using the sewing machines located in the Eden Library Maker Space.

   

Are You Registered to Vote? Have You Changed Your Name or Address Recently and not Updated Your Voting Information? If You Want to Vote in the November Election You Need to Make Sure Your Voting Information is Up to Date by Friday October 14, 2016.

Ask for a voter registration form at any of our library branches in Rockingham County or stop by the Board of Elections Office, located at 240 Cherokee Camp Rd, Reidsville, NC 27320.

You can also print of the form at home by visiting:
NORTH CAROLINA VOTER REGISTRATION APPLICATION

To check the status of your voter registration visit:
https://vt.ncsbe.gov/voter_search_public/

If you have any questions contact the Rockingham County Board of Elections at (336) 342-8107.

   

What is your Opinion on our Libraries in Rockingham County? Take our Survey and Let us Know if There is Anything we Can do to Better Serve Your Needs

Click on the link below to take the library survey:

Library Survey

Let us know what you think!

   

Are You Interested in How Your Tax Money is Spent?

Rockingham County’s Budget is online and available. The Budget is on-line in an effort to cut costs and to make it easier to move around owing to the use of links to move around the document.

To get to the FY2016-17 budget:

Click on the Link below to access Rockingham County’s Budget Preparation Documents for the Last 5 years:

Budget Preparation Documents

You will find links for two budget documents for the 2016-2017 Fiscal Year:

2016-17 Recommended Budget

2016-17 Budget Presentation

The first is the Budget and the 2nd is the Presentation made to the Commissioners.

   

Follow Rockingham County Public Library on Twitter to Stay Up to Date on Upcoming Library Programs and Events

To follow the library’s Twitter account, go to Twitter sign into your Twitter account, search for RCP_Library, and click Follow.

   

The Eden Library Hosts a STEM Building Program Every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.

Join us for a morning of fun at the Eden Library.

Every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. the library hosts a STEM Building Club.

Kids can build their own Lego creations using the library’s Mega Blocks and/or play with the Library’s train set.

This program is free. It is for children ages 1-5.

   

Do you have a Purchasing Suggestion for the Library?

Is there a book or movie you would like us to add to our collection? Let us know! Click on the link below!

Ordering Suggestions for Library Material

   

Are you a Fan of Local History? Visit Rockingham County Legacy: A Digital Heritage Project

Rockingham County is now a proud participant in the online history project DigitalNC (http://www.digitalnc.org/), and we have our very own Rockingham County Legacy page! In presenting this resource to the community, Rockingham County Public Library joins DigitalNC in the belief that community history is life enriching and meant to be celebrated.

Visit Rockingham County Legacy: A Digital Heritage Project (http://www.digitalnc.org/exhibits/rockingham-county-legacy/), and see what treasures you find in the collections of images, memorabilia, yearbooks, and city directories. Search by keyword, material type, or by contributing institution.

Contributors to Rockingham Legacy: A Digital Heritage Project include:
• Museum & Archives of Rockingham County
• Rockingham Community College
• Rockingham County Public Library
• Stoneville Public Library
• University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

* Rockingham County Public Library’s current work with DigitalNC is made possible by a LSTA EZ Digitization Grant for the year 2014-15. This grant is made possible through funding from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

   

You can Sign Up to Check Out E-books at your Local Library

Go to http://rcpl.axis360.baker-taylor.com/ to browse the e-books available for check out.

Library e-books can be read on PCs, Android Devices, iOS devices, Kindle Fire tablets, and Nook HD and HD+ tabkets. If you would like to checkout library e-books, visit your local library and ask for help setting up an Axis360 account.

In order to read the e-books you check out with your Axis360 account you will need to download the Axis360 app to the devices you would like to use to read your ebooks. To download the Axis360 app to PCs, Android Devices, or iOS devices visit Axis360’s app zone web page at: http://rcpl.axis360.baker-taylor.com/AppZone/ReaderList

If you have a Kindle Fire tablet you will need to follow the instructions in the document below to download the app to your device.

Downloading the Axis360 App to your Kindle Fire or Kindle Fire HD tablet

   

 

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