Welcome to Rock Rapids Public Library
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Tuesday 10:00 - 8:00
Wednesday 12:00 - 8:00
Thursday 10:00 - 8:00
Friday 12:00 - 5:30
Saturday 10:00 - 3:00
We invite you to spend a few moments looking at our library Web site. With help from the State Library of Iowa and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation we created a place on the Web where you, our customers, can explore, learn and get help with all your information needs.
Read-alikes & series*
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Books in IA libraries
Now available---Lyon County Reporter archive
New! Tumblebooks is a collection is a talking, animated picture books for younger children which you can read or have read to you. It includes fiction, nonfiction, and foreign language titles and puzzles, games, videos and grade and A/R levels. Click here.
New! The Lyon County Reporter (1885-2011) and Rock Rapids Review (1883-1916) are now available online. These newspapers can be searched by name or keyword or browsed by date. This project was funded by the Forster Trust of Rock Rapids. Click Reporter archive.
New! The Early Literacy Station is a dynamic digital learning solution for children ages 2-8. It requires no Internet connection, so it is safe and secure. The latest version features more than 60 educational software programs spanning seven curricular areas. The educational titles are displayed using engaging graphics and intuitive menus.
New books, audiobooks, DVDs listed monthly
Accelerated Reader books
1000 DVDs & videos
New DVDs in February: Adventures in Zambezia, Captain Phillips, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, Ender's Game, Fast & Furious 6, Grace Unplugged, Hello, Dolly!, Lee Daniels' The Butler, The Lone Ranger, Percy Jackson Sea of Monsters, Red 2
New DVDs in March: The Book Thief, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Frozen, Mary Poppins, Saving Mr. Banks, Thor: the Dark World, Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo
Adult Book Discussion, third Thursday, 4:00, Sept.-May
Preschool Storytime, Tuesdays, 10:15, Sept.-May
1000 Books before Kindergarten
and more services
LearningExpress Library is an interactive online learning platform featuring over 770 practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks related to job search and workplace skills improvement, career certification and licensing exam preparation, college entrance and graduate school admissions exam preparation, GED exam preparation, and basic skills improvement in reading, writing, and math, for all ages