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April 17, 2015 - Extended Library Hours Starting Monday!

The library will be back to normal hours starting Monday, April 20th, and continuing until the end of the semester. The library will go back to its reduced hours for the summer semester. Our hours will be: Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-8p.m. Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.  

April 14, 2015 - Free Ice Cream!

Hurry, hurry!! It’s Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day! Stop by the local shop in Valley View Mall by 8pm today to get your free cone. For more information, check this Roanoke Times article:

March 30, 2015 - A Wikipedia Story, Brought To You By The Phrase “Comprised Of”

Read or listen to this fascinating story on NPR’s Fresh Air about a Wikipedia editor’s quest to rid the online encyclopedia of a single phrase he deems grammatically incorrect. It provides insight into how Wikipedia works and how difficult it can be to fight a determined army of one in the English language’s largest encyclopedia. Try the library’s databases for reliable, […]

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Brown Library

M-Th: 8AM - 6PM
Fri: 8AM - 2PM
Sat: 9AM - 1PM
Sun: Closed

3095 Colonial Ave SW
Roanoke, VA 24015

Info: 540-857-7303
Reference: 540-857-7438
Circulation: 540-857-6941
Fax: 857-6058