Campbell County Public Library System, VA

Library Updates

Summer Reading 2016 is Coming!

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The time for our Summer Reading Program is almost here!

June 1st will be the official kick-off date, when you can register for programs and events, and start reading for our awesome collection of prizes!

This year we will end Summer Reading with a Grand Finale Field Day on July 30th at the beautiful new Timbrook Library.

If you are interested in volunteering to help us at our Field Day event, please click here…

We will have more information available the closer we get to June 1st, so keep an eye out!

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Roanoke Children’s Theatre Performing “Rapunzel” on June 15

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The Roanoke Children’s Theatre is giving a performance of “Rapunzel” at the Rustburg Library (located at 684 Village Hwy Rustburg, VA 24588) on Wednesday June 15.

The performance will start at 10:30 a.m. and admission is free and open to the public. Patrons from all Campbell County libraries are invited to attend.

This event is generously sponsored by the Rustburg Friends of the Library.

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Altavista Library turns 30!

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Staunton River Memorial Library in Altavista turned 30 in 2016, and to mark the occasion we celebrated on April 8th with speakers, food, family fun, and a great performance by the Altavista Marching Colonels.  Thank you to all who helped with the event and those who attended!


Altavista’s library has changed dramatically over the years.  Our town’s earliest libraries were small, private institutions staffed and maintained by civic groups like the Women’s Club and Boy Scouts.  The first real public library was housed in the War Memorial Building, where the YMCA currently stands.  In 1986, the Town of Altavista, its residents, and its business community funded and constructed our current building on Washington Avenue, and Staunton River Memorial Library was founded as a branch of the Campbell County Public Library System.

Today’s Staunton River Memorial Library plays a huge variety of roles to our community: we are a copy center, a classroom, a tech help clinic, a genealogical and local history archive and a tremendous source of entertainment and educational materials in our community.

The one thing that hasn’t changed about SRML is our steadfast commitment to meeting the evolving needs of our community.  We believe the library is “Altavista’s Front Porch”—a place that embodies our civic pride and a space which continues to provide resources that enhance our quality of life.


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Rustburg Friends of the Library Yard Sale

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Then donate your gently used items to the upcoming Rustburg Friends of the Library Yard Sale!

The Yard Sale will be held Friday, May 6th 2 PM—6:00 PM and Saturday, May 7th 8 AM—12:00 PM at the Rustburg Library (located at 684 Village Hwy Rustburg, VA 24588)

We are currently accepting donations of:

  • Household goods
  • Clothing
  • Games, Puzzles, Toys
  • Baby items
  • Books, CDs, DVDs
  • Small Appliances/Electronics (all in working order)

Due to space restrictions, furniture and large household items will only be accepted the week of the Yard Sale beginning Saturday, April 30 (9am-12pm) through Thursday, May 5 (normal operating hours).

*Please note: The library will be closed on Wednesday, May 4th!

The yard sale is hosted by the Rustburg Friends of the Library. All proceeds benefit library programs.


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Need Directions to the New Timbrook Library?

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The official address of the new Timbrook Library is 18891 Leesville Road, Lynchburg, VA 24501.

But if you don’t know where the new library is located and you enter the new address into your GPS, you may not end up at the correct location.

When using a GPS or Google Maps App, you must enter the address as 18891 Leesville Road, Timberlake, VA.

Yes, there is no such mailing address, but it will take you to the correct location of the new Timbrook library.

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  • Main Branch and Timberlake Area

    434-332-9697 (fax)
    684 Village Highway Rustburg, VA 24588

    434-237-6784 (fax)
    18891 Leesville Road Lynchburg, VA 24501

  • Altavista and Brookneal

    Staunton River (Altavista)
    434-369-1723 (fax)
    500 Washington Street Altavista, VA 24517

    Patrick Henry (Brookneal)
    434-376-1111 (fax)
    204 Lynchburg Avenue Brookneal, VA 24528

  • Hours

    M, W, TH, F:
    9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    Tues: 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    Sat: 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    M, W, F:
    9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    T, TH: 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    Sat: 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Staunton River (Altavista)
    M, T, W, F:
    9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    TH: 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    Sat: 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Patrick Henry (Brookneal)
    Tues: 10:00 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    TH: 10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Sat: 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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