314 North Main Street Suite 120

PO Box 249

Roanoke, IN 46783

260-672-2989 (T) 260-676-2239 (Fax)

On the web at http://www.roanoke.lib.in.us

New Learning Resources @ the Roanoke Public Library

Want to learn a new language?  Always thought that it would be great to speak Spanish, Flemish, Italian or any other language.  Starting on Friday, July 18, 2014, you can go to the Roanoke Public Library’s website (www.roanoke.lib.in.us) and click on the Pronunciator Link.  It will take you to a login page, where you will need a Roanoke Public Library Card.  Once you log in, you can begin learning 80 languages in any of 50 languages.  Learning techniques include speech recognition, scored quizzes, virtual coach, downloadable audio lessons,  and virtual conversation.  There is also free apps for your iPad, iPhone, Android tablet or phone so you can take the learning on the run wherever you may go.

Want to learn to drive?  The Roanoke Public Library also has a website link to help you.  It is online and free.  Go to the Roanoke Public Library’s website (www.roanoke.lib.in.us) and click on the Learn to Drive Link.  This site allows to take practice tests-9 different tests so you will be prepared for the real thing.  The website also has a frequently asked questions and answers segment about driving in Indiana.

Libraries and other governmental unit's budgets online

Taxpayers have a new tool available to get involved in local government finance. www.BudgetNotices.IN.Gov   #DLGF

Interested in attending a 2014 budget hearing? Find the schedule at www.BudgetNotices.IN.Gov #DLGF

Budget hearings are now being scheduled. Find the schedule at www.BudgetNotices.IN.Gov  #DLGF

Want to learn about budget process for your local government? Visit www.BudgetNotices.IN.Gov #DLGF

Teen Art Classes@the Roanoke Public Library

Everyone had fun today at the first Teen Art Class with fun projects to make out of T-shirts.  Don't forget teens to come next Thursday to the Library for Magazine Art.  The class is held from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm.

Visit from Huntington County Purdue Extension

Ladies from the Huntington County Purdue Extension came to the Library on Monday, June 23 and did a program for children on meal planning and eating properly.  The program was informative and enjoyed by all.
Thanks Ladies!

June Writer's Workshop


Kayleen Reusser

Who will talk about writing children’s books!

June 19, 2014

7:00-8:30 PM

Roanoke Lions donate to Roanoke Public Library's summer reading program

The Roanoke Lions are again sponsoring the Roanoke Public Library's summer reading program. John Zeider, Mat Quickery, Jim Vachon, Terry Dailey, Craig Bernard along with Jerry Anderson all representing the Roanoke Lions, presented a $300 check to Celia Bandelier, Library Director on May 15, 2014.  (Pictured are  (left to right) John Zeider, Mat Quickery, Jim Vachon, Celia Bandelier, Terry Dailey, Craig Bernard. Jerry Anderson took the picture.) The money will be used to buy books for the preschool children, prizes for top readers, and other program expenses.  The program entitled "What's Cookin' at the Library" will be held on Tuesdays, June 10th- July 22nd with no program on July 1st (Holiday Break) at 10 am for ages 2-6 and 2 pm for ages 7-12.  A celebration party will be held on July 29th at 10am featuring Johnny from the Fort Wayne TinCaps. . There will also be a special presentation on June 23rd by Purdue Extension Educators at 10 am  for the children participating in the program. So come and see what's cooking at the library this summer.  Each session  children will  listen to stories, make crafts, and participate in some activities all relating to food, fun and friends.  Class size is limited to 30 children so please register EARLY to reserve your spot.   Pre-registration is required by June 5th.