Roanoke Library Foundation

The Roanoke Public Libraries will enhance the quality of life and promote the well-being of the community by providing a wide range of informational, educational and cultural services, resources and programming. The Life Ring Foundation is the sole source of funding for the Star City Reads Early Literacy Program.

Life Ring and the city of Roanoke work in close partnership to target reading levels among disadvantaged pre-third grade students. In partnership with the Roanoke City Library, Life Ring provides a baby book to every child born in Roanoke City.$library