May is Asian American and Pacific Heritage Month.

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Chung, Catherine. The Tenth Muse. (Adult collection). Ho, Joanna. Eyes That Kiss in the Corners. (Juvenile collection). Hughes, Kiku. Displacement. (Young adult collection). Ozeki, Ruth. A Tale for the Time Being. (Adult collection) Ozeki, Ruth. The Book of Form and Emptiness. (Large print collection) Qu, Anna. Made in … Continue reading May is Asian American and Pacific Heritage Month.

May the 4th Be With You!

Photo by Craig Adderley: https://www.pexels.com/photo/chewbacca-of-star-wars-3526020/ Obi-Wan Kenobi once said, "In my experience, there’s no such thing as luck.” The same could be said for George Lucas. This month marks the 45th anniversary of the Star Wars franchise premiere. Learn more by visiting Newsbank, one of Rockwall County Library's databases. To access Newsbank: http://www.rockwallcountytexas.com/library Resources Databases … Continue reading May the 4th Be With You!

National DNA Day

Read these new works of fiction and non-fiction for National DNA Day. Fiction: Abrams, Stacey. While Justice Sleeps. (Adult Collection) Benedict, Marie. Her Hidden Genius. (Adult Collection) Reichs, Kathy. The Bone Code. (Adult Collection) Non-Fiction: Isaacson, Walter. The Code Breaker. (Adult Collection). Markel, Howard. The Secret of Life: Rosalind Franklin, James Watson, Francis Crick. (Adult … Continue reading National DNA Day

National Sky Awareness Week

What we're reading for National Sky Awareness Week (April 24-30): The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. The Handy Science Answer Book. (Adult collection). Carson, Mary Kay. The Tornado Scientist. (Juvenile collection). Dewdney, Christopher. 18 Miles: the Epic Drama of Our Atmosphere and its Weather. (Adult collection). Nickel, Sandra. Breaking Through the Clouds: The Sometimes Turbulent Life … Continue reading National Sky Awareness Week

Columnists

April 18th is National Columnist Day. Try reading one of these books written by a newspaper or magazine columnist. Albom, Mitch. Finding Chika, a Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family. Barry, Dave. Lessons From Lucy. Brooks, Arthur. From Strength to Strength: Finding Success, Happiness, and Deep Purpose. Brooks, David. The Social … Continue reading Columnists

Books to Read for Earth Day

Bissonnette, Aimee. The Second Life of Trees. (Juvenile Collection). Foster, Craig. Underwater Wild: My Octopus Teacher's Extraordinary World. (Adult Collection). Goodall, Jane. Seeds of Hope. (Adult collection). Hayhoe, Katharine. Saving Us: A Climate Scientist's Case for Hope and Healing.(Adult Collection). Kassinger, Ruth. Garden of Marvels (Adult Collection). Lang, Heather. Leaf Detective: How Margaret Lowman Discovered … Continue reading Books to Read for Earth Day

Great Reads for Money Smart Week

Christianson, John. The Wealth Creator's Playbook. De Leon, Paco. Finance For The People. Kotlikoff, Laurence J. Money Magic: An Economist's Secrets To More Money. Krueger, David. Your New Money Story. Lazaroff, Peter. Making Money Simple: The Complete Guide. Loftsgordon, Amy. Credit Repair. Ramsey, Dave. Baby Steps Millionnaires. Singletary, Michelle. What To Do With Your Money … Continue reading Great Reads for Money Smart Week