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Library notes: Back to (virtual) school

By Chelsea Childers Rowan Public Library Students learn in several ways. Some students like online courses; while others prefer a classroom setting and some like ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Library notes: What’s in my wallet? A state library card!

By Melissa J. Oleen Rowan Public Library Since 1987, Library Card Sign-Up Month has been held each September to mark the beginning of the school ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

New old books: The Second Saturday Bookshop is now open

By Jennifer Hubbard For those who have missed browsing the shelves at Rowan Public Library, I bring good news: The Second Saturday Bookshop, a used ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Library notes: ecoEXPLORE encourages kids to enjoy the outdoors

By Hope Loman Rowan Public Library Last fall at the North Carolina Library Association Convention, I happened to pass by a booth in the vendor ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Library notes: Weekly reading together as a family

By Amber Covington Rowan Public Library As the summer days zip by, finding time to plan family fun is challenging. With the sizzling sun making ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Lifestyles.

Library Notes: Everyday people helping find solutions with citizen science

By P.L. Stiles
 Rowan Public Library With a news cycle that creates more chaos and distress than enlightenment, do you ever wonder how the human ... Read more

2 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Library notes: Chill out with fresh fiction this summer

By Abby Hardison Rowan Public Library Need to escape the dog days of summer? Kick back and relax with some great new fiction titles arriving ... Read more

2 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Library notes: Taking a healthy look at racism during the pandemic

By Stephanie Reister Rowan Public Library I am watching what is going on during the pandemic. Numbers rising-falling-rising, staying home, businesses closing, jobs evaporating, social ... Read more

2 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Not waiting for tomorrow: Artist with Salisbury ties publishes children’s book

By Susan Shinn Turner For The Salisbury Post   Early one morning in a faraway place An elephant stirred as the sun hit her face. ... Read more

2 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Library Notes — The fight for rights/American suffragettes

By Gretchen Beilfuss Witt Rowan Public Library In August, the United States will celebrate the 100th year of women’s suffrage. For many alive today, the struggle ... Read more

3 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Library notes: Midday matinee to help you pivot

By P.L. Stiles For the Salisbury Post Staying safe during this pandemic presents a unique challenge to our lives, our businesses, and our social world. ... Read more

4 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

NC LIVE ProQuest databases provide K-12 curriculum content for students and teachers

By Amber Covington Rowan County Public Library As educators and families are shifting from online learning for K-12 students to summer, Rowan Public Library offers ... Read more

4 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Library notes — Stocked up with ebooks

By Abby Hardison Rowan County Public Library The RPL team has been stocking up on so many ebooks this spring for our patrons to enjoy ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Library notes: Unusual time calls for cooking together with ingredients already in kitchen

By Stephanie Reister Rowan Public Library It’s a challenging time right now with social distancing and everyone rushing to buy hand sanitizer, toilet paper and ... Read more

5 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

April 20 Book Talk to feature Kristy Woodson Harvey and Mary Alice Monroe

SALISBURY — On Monday, April 20, Rowan Public Library will virtually host authors Kristy Woodson Harvey and Mary Alice Monroe via Zoom and the RPL ... Read more

5 months ago by Post Letters.

Library Notes: Some non-fake news about presidents

By Jim Whalen Rowan Public Library In nine months, the presidential race will be over. Yet it seems like another one starts almost immediately. For ... Read more

5 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Reading in the time of coronavirus

By Hannah Hemphill Rowan Public Library For me, there is something eerie but also comforting about reading dystopian fiction during a time of isolation and ... Read more

5 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Charlotte writer wins Jacobs/Jones African-American Literary Prize

WINSTON-SALEM — Charlotte writer Barbara Johnson-Davis, whose “May Day Miracle” received honorable mention last year, has won this year’s Jacobs/Jones African-American Literary Prize for her ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Bestsellers (3-19-20)

Rowan bestsellers South Main Book Co. 1.The Splendid and the Vile, by Erik Larson. 2. Slightly South of Simple, by Kristy Woodson Harvey. 3. Tree, ... Read more

6 months ago by Deirdre Smith.

Find your pot of gold at Rowan Public Library

By Chelsea Rhae Childers Rowan Public Library Looking for the end of the rainbow to find a pot of gold this holiday? Look no further than ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

County makes park changes, offers curbside library service

SALISBURY — One of multiple coronavirus-related changes announced Monday, Rowan County government said park hours would be extended to 7 p.m. for families to use ... Read more

6 months ago by Josh Bergeron.

Rowan Public Library Announces Grace Period to All Borrowers

SALISBURY – Rowan Public Library on Thursday began extending a grace period through May 31, to all borrowers of physical materials. Typically, physical materials have ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Rowan Public Library’s most popular items of 2019

By Amber Covington Rowan Public Library Wondering which items were hard to catch on the shelves at Rowan Public Library last year? Here is a ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Bestsellers (3-12-20)

Rowan bestsellers South Main Book Co. 1.My N.C. from A-Z, by Michelle Lanier. 2. New Morning Mercies, by Paul David Tripp. 3. Who Was Amelia ... Read more

6 months ago by Deirdre Smith.

Allende tells stories of conflict with fascinating characters

“A Long Petal of the Sea,” by Isabel Allende, translated by Nick Caistor and Amanda Hopkinson. Ballentine Books. 2020. 336 pp. By Deirdre Parker Smith ... Read more

6 months ago by Deirdre Smith.

RPL South closed through Tuesday, March 10 due to water main repair

LANDIS — The temporary closure of Rowan Public Library’s South Rowan Regional branch, located at 920 Kimball Road, has been extended through Tuesday, March 10, ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Bestsellers (3-5-20)

Rowan bestsellers South Main Book Co. 1.Eos, by Jen Guberman. 2. Free, by Patricia Commander. 3. Priscilla, by Dr. M.J. Simms-Maddox. 4. The Quaker and ... Read more

7 months ago by Deirdre Smith.

Find the joy of used book sales at the Second Saturday Bookshop 

By Laurie Lyda Rowan Public Library Are you a fan of used book sales? Of searching through boxes of potential reading treasures, looking for your ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

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