Services

Children

Reading skills are developed at an early age and the library is a great place to introduce young children to books. All libraries offer extensive collections of books for children, from picture books for young children to novels for older kids.

Our collection also includes children’s books on tape and CD and children’s movies and programs on video and DVD. We offer video games in Wii, PlayStation, and Xbox formats, as well as computer games.

Story times for children are offered on a weekly basis at the Eden, Mayodan, Reidsville, and Stoneville libraries. Every year the library sponsors the Summer Reading Program, Summer Reading Club, and Reading Is Fundamental program. Special children’s programs are held throughout the year, including pajama story times and events for Children’s Book Week.

Children’s Sites:
Ask Kids
Code Academy
Funbrain.com
KidsClick!
KidsHealth
National Geographic Kids
National Geographic Little Kids
PBS Kids
Wonderopolis

   

Teens

All libraries feature Teen Corners, special spaces where teens can relax and find the books they want. Our collection includes many popular teen authors and a growing number of graphic novels. The library carries videos and DVDs of popular movies and television series, as well as a large selection of recorded music. Playaway digital audiobooks are also available and teens can check out videos games in Wii, PlayStation, and Xbox formats.

AboveTheInfluence.com
Capstone Experience Handbook
College Foundation of North Carolina
Fafsa
Learning Express Library
(Practice tests and self-paced courses for students & adult learners, including PSAT, SAT, and ACT)

   

Families

There is something for every member of the family at the library. Parents can bring the kids to story time and other library programs. Mom and dad can take advantage of the library’s free computer classes and take part in Rockingham County Reads, an annual community reading event. A full selection of movies and video games are available to help add some fun and excitement to special family nights together.

Family Links:
Common Sense Media
Law Help NC
Medline Plus
North Carolina Curriculum
Scat Transit
North Carolina Division of Non Public Education#

   

Seniors

A number of resources and services are available at the library for senior citizens, including large print books and recorded books on tape and CD. The Outreach Department offers library service to those in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, and to homebound individuals.

Links for Seniors:
Aging Disability and Transit Services
Garden of Eden Senior Center
Lab Tests Online
NIH Senior Health
Reidsville Senior Center

   

Homebound

The library’s Outreach Department brings library services to nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and those who are homebound. Books and other materials are selected by trained library staff and service is provided on a monthly basis.

For more information about homebound services call the Outreach department at 336-627-3729.

   

Sight-Impaired

For customers with impaired vision the library offers large print books, as well as recorded books in both tape and CD formats.

To gain access to more materials for individuals with impaired vision visit the North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

The North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NCLBPH) is a special public library that circulates books and magazines especially made for persons who cannot use regular printed material because of a visual or physical disability. The library is located in Raleigh, but mails materials throughout the state. The NCLBPH is a state agency operated by the State Library of North Carolina as a part of the Department of Cultural Resources. It is also a part of the network of regional libraries operated by the Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

The North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped also offers downloadable talking books, magazines and braille through two services.

1. BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download) is a national program through which users can borrow braille and audio books. You must apply for this service. Format: digital talking books and braille

2. NOBLE (North Carolina BARD Local) is a local service through which users can download braille and audio books, magazines, and podcasts. No application is necessary. Format: digital talking book, podcasts, digital braille

To gain access to materials from the North Carolina’s Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped you will need to fill out an application and have it signed by your doctor.

Eligibility and Application for Service

   

Students

The library offers a number of resources for students of all ages and grade levels, including:

  • A large selection of novels for book reports.
  • A collection of reference materials for school projects.
  • Materials with ideas and directions for science projects.
  • A variety of biographies and autobiographies.
  • Documentaries on a variety of subjects on video and DVD.
  • Internet access.
  • Access to NC Live, an online resource containing magazine and journal articles on a variety of topics.
  • Microsoft Office software.

Websites for Students:
Access Science
ARBookFinder
Bartleby
Biography.com
Coursera
Dictionary.com
CIA World Fact Book
Encyclopedia.com
Federal Student Aid
Goodwill Learn Free Website
History Channel
How Stuff Works
Info Please
IPL
Khan Academy
Library of Congress
National Geographic
NCLIVE
Open Library
Project Gutenberg
Pronunciator
Refdesk
Science Buddies
Thomas
U.S. Supreme Court
Wikipedia

   

Business Resources

Internet Business Resources:

ABI/INFORM Complete
The most comprehensive ABI/INFORMâ„¢ database, this comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.

Business Link North Carolina

Business Link North Carolina (BLNC) is a division of the Economic Development Partnership of NC (EDPNC) and offers a central source for consultations, information and referrals… just the help you need to tap into all the State has to offer.

North Carolina Government Employee Directory

Hoover’s Compyany Profiles

This database contains proprietary information about more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives. Hoover’s, widely recognized as a leader in company data, delivers in depth industry analyses, information on a company’s location, summary financials, top competitors, top officers and more.

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Get comprehensive financial information on New York Stock Exchange, American Stock Exchange, and NASDAQ stocks. Find comprehensive financial information on thousands of mutual funds, including the Morningstar star rating. See financial information on hundreds of exchange-traded funds with up-to-date information on returns, reports and Morningstar ratings. Get return information on various investment indexes, types, sectors, and styles.

ProQuest Accounting & Tax Database

This is the quintessential accountant’s database. It brings together highly ranked global and scholarly journals with key resources for locating quick and precise results covering current news and topics, as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues of the day.

ProQuest Entrepreneurship

This database bridges theory with practice, covering a wide spectrum of resources useful to educators, researchers, students and practitioners. Content ranges from the scholarly – including journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings – to a full toolkit of practical guides, templates, forms, sample business plans and tips from successful entrepreneur in a wide range of formats – from video to downloadable Word and Excel files, as well as traditional text and PDFs.

ReferenceUSA

The premier source of business and residential information for reference and research. Used by entrepreneurs, businesses, students, job-seekers or anyone wanting access to information on tens of millions of businesses and hundreds of millions of consumers in an easy to search format.

Business Resources at the Library:

The Library offers a number of other business resources to library patrons including:

  • A large selection of business books that are available for checkout and reference use.
  • Value Line – is available at the Eden Library
  • Standard and Poor’s Register – is available at the Eden and Reidsville Libraries
  • Standard and Poor’s Outlook – is available at the Reidsville Library
  • Standard and Poor’ Stock Guide – is available at the Reidsville Library

Rockingham County Business Resources:

Rockingham County Community College Small Business Center
Bishopric Lifelong Learning Center
215 Wrenn Memorial Road Hwy. 65
Wentworth, NC 27375

Phone: 336.342.4261 ext. 2316
Email: doniev7591@rockinghamcc.edu
Website: https://www.ncsbc.net/center.aspx?center=75430

Rockingham County Economic Development and Tourism

Phone: 336.342-8138
Website: http://www.ncnorthstar.com/economy/2.html

The Rockingham County Economic and Tourism Development office collaborates with local agencies to provide entrepreneurial and small business support and solutions. For businesses seeking support or people referring clients, contact:

Shawn Gorman, industry specialist
Email: sgorman@co.rockingham.nc.us
Office Phone: 336.342.8363
Mobile Phone: 336.589.5685

Eden Chamber of Commerce
678 S. Van Buren Rd.
Eden, NC 27288

Phone: (336) 623-3336
Fax: (336) 623-8800
Email: info@edenchamber.com
Website: http://www.edenchamber.com/

Reidsville Chamber of Commerce
112 Settle Street
P.O. Box 1020 (27323)
Reidsville, NC 27320

Phone: (336) 349-8481
Fax: (336) 349-8495
Email: info@reidsvillechamber.org
Website: http://www.reidsvillechamber.org/

Western Rockingham Chamber of Commerce
112 W. Murphy St.
Madison, NC 27025

Phone: 336-548-6248
Fax: 336-548-4466
Website: http://www.westernrockinghamchamber.com/

   

Government Resources

Education Resources:

Early Childhood NC

E-Learning NC

Fafsa

State Library Materials for the Classroom

Election Resources

Absentee Voting

Curbside Voting in Rockingham County

Election Laws

North Carolina Voter Registration Applications

Registering to Vote in North Carolina

Voter Registration Facts

Voting Residency Facts

Law Enforcement Resources:

Eden Police Department

Madison Police Department

Mayodan Police Department

North Carolina Highway Patrol

North Carolina Prisons

North Carolina Department of Public Safety

Reidsville Police Department

Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office

Stoneville Police Department Non Emergency Number: 336-573-9393

For Emergencies Please Call 911

Legal Resources:

North Carolina Court Costs

Pay NC Ticket

Rockingham County Court District 17A

Rockingham County Clerk of Court

Tax Resources:

Federal Tax Forms

Federal Taxpayer Assistance Centers in North Carolina

North Carolina Tax Forms

North Carolina Tax Assistance

General Resources:

North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

North Carolina Department of Motor Vehichles

North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs

North Carolina Services and Information Catalog

Publications.Usa.gov

Register to Vote in North Carolina

Rockingham County Government Website

   

Health Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HealthCare.gov

Lab Tests Online

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation File a Complaint

North Carolina Medical Assistance Health and Human Services

PubMed.Gov

Rockingham County Health and Human Services

   

 

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