A searing novel by acclaimed novelist, Charlotte McConaghy, Migrations explores the topics that daunt humankind.
Gain work experience by finding work-based learning like apprenticeships, on-the-job training, internships, and mentorships. Find an internship, https://www.txinternshipchallenge.com/vosnet/Default.aspx Find an apprenticeship, https://www.apprenticeship.gov/apprenticeship-job-finder For more information, look for these titles at Rockwall County Library. Blanchard, Kenneth. One-Minute Mentoring: How to Find and Work With a Mentor. Morgan, Genevieve. Undecided: Navigating Life and Learning After High School. … Continue reading Need career direction?
by Bethany R. Gratitude can be a difficult topic, as this past year has been difficult for a lot of us. Many of us realize that there is less around the Thanksgiving table, fewer gifts under the Christmas tree, and maybe even fewer loved ones gathered to celebrate. Some of us may even struggle to … Continue reading Attitude of Gratitude
Dimaline, Cherie. Empire of Wild. (fiction) Erdrich, Louise. The Night Watchman.(fiction) Ford, Kelli Jo. Crooked Hallelujah. (fiction) Hobson, Brandon. The Removed. (fiction) Hogan, Linda. The Woman Who Watches Over the World. (memoir) Harjo, Joy. Living Nations, Living Words: An Anthology of First People's Poetry. (poetry) Jones, Stephen. The Only Good Indians. (fiction) Kimmerer, Robin Wall. … Continue reading Native American Heritage Month
After learning that her husband has been faithful, Caroline goes on a trip to London by herself. Even though the trip was supposed to be an anniversary trip with her husband, Caroline goes alone and embarks on a personal quest. The novel is empowering because it features a character who wants to reshape her circumstances: … Continue reading Book Review: The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner
Don't miss Natalie D. Richards' Five Total Strangers available through Overdrive's Big Library Read through November 15. Big Library Reads allows readers to connect by reading the same eBook or eAudiobook for a limited time. After finding herself stranded at an airport, Mira accepts a ride with five strangers--each of whom is hiding something. A … Continue reading Overdrive’s Big Read
image courtesy of NaNoWriMo, https://nanowrimo.org/ Each November aspiring writers are given a new opportunity to write a novel. Don't miss these great books that give tips on storytelling techniques. Child, Lee and Laurie King, ed. How to Write a Mystery: a Handbook. (Adult Collection) Evanovich, Janet. How I Write: Secrets of a Best Selling Author. … Continue reading Nanowrimo is upon us!
What is an apprenticeship? A chance to obtain paid, relevant work experience, obtain credentials, and jumpstart your career. Career seekers. Here's how to become an apprentice: https://www.apprenticeship.gov/career-seekers Where can career seekers find apprenticeships? https://www.apprenticeship.gov/apprenticeship-job-finder
Media Literacy Week 2021 celebrates media literacy and the five components of media literacy. Media literacy encompasses the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, create, and act upon information found in media sources. Here are some titles available to you at Rockwall County Library on the subject. Grant, John. Debunk it. (Young Adult Collection). Luhtala, Michelle. … Continue reading Media Literacy Week