Staff Picks

Staff Picks for JanuaryEach month you will find staff picks on a display near the circulation desk.Ruff, Matt. Bad Monkeys.McNamara, Michelle. I'll Be Gone in the Dark. Reid, Taylor Jenkins. Daisy Jones and the Six. Fisher, Catherine. Incarceron. Richardson, Kim. Book Woman of Troublesome Creek. Wells, Martha. All Systems Red.Forstchen, William. One Second After.Honeyman, Gail. … Continue reading Staff Picks

November is National Novel Writing Month.

Overdrive has many digital writing books to choose from. In our print collection, here are few noteworthy titles: Freedman, Marni. Permission to Roar.  Master Writing Coach and playwright, Marni Freedman gives readers, and women in particular, inspiration to write their book.  Marie, Jorjeanna. Improv for Writers: 10 Secrets to Help Novelists and Screenwriters Bypass Writer's Block.  Award-winning … Continue reading November is National Novel Writing Month.

COVID-19 resources for the business community

Where to find information: Rockwall Economic Development COVID Resource guide:https://rockwalledc.com/covid-19-resource-guide/ Rockwall Chamber of Commerce:https://rockwallchamber.org/ CARES act, Coronavirus emergency loans: https://www.uschamber.com/sites/default/files/023595_comm_corona_virus_smallbiz_loan_final.pdf FAQs for employers:https://www.twc.texas.gov/news/covid-19-resources-employers Shared Work as alternative to layoffs:https://www.twc.texas.gov/businesses/shared-work U.S. Chamber of Commerce information:https://www.uschamber.com/coronavirus U.S. Chamber Disaster Help:https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/disaster-help-desk-business Corona virus small business guide:https://www.uschamber.com/co/small-business-coronavirus Unemployment benefits: https://www.twc.texas.gov/jobseekers/unemployment-benefits-services CDC Interim Guide for businesses: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/guidance-business-response.html