For National Dog Day, we're posting photos of Rockwall County Library's Patriot Paws event. The Patriot Paw Demonstration was one of many summer reading events given at the library this past summer. A puppy raiser (Christine) develops a special relationship with puppy-in-training, Orion. Christine demonstrates how a Patriot Paw dog-in-training can pick up small objects … Continue reading Looking back
Books: De Leo, Anna. Mending and Alterations Made Simple. Fairbanks-Crichfield, Caroline. Crafty Little Things to Sew. Goldsmith, Becky. The Ultimate Thread Guide. Lubin, Clementine. A Beginner's Guide to Dyeing and Sewing. Smith, Alison. Sew Your Own Wardrobe. Did you know that in addition to books you can find digital magazines on sewing through the Libby … Continue reading September is National Sewing Month.
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Benjamin, Melanie. The Children's Blizzard. Bentley, Don. Tom Clancy. Target Acquired. Berry, Flynn. Northern Spy. Karon, Jan. Somewhere Safe With Someone Good. Keefe, Patrick. Empire of Pain. Louis, Lia. Dear Emmie Blue. Lupica, Mike. Robert B. Parker's Payback. Oyeyemi, Helen. Peaces. Swann, Stacey. Olympus, Texas. Thayne, RaeAnne. The Path to Sunshine Cove. Thor, Brad. Black … Continue reading New Large Print Titles
Photo by Vadim Bocharov from Pexels Library cards empower you to learn your family's story. Access Ancestry Library Edition by using your library card at Rockwall County Library. Search census, vital, military, and immigration records with Ancestry Library Edition or local newspapers via Digital Reel (in library only). Find reference and circulating genealogy books and … Continue reading Library Cards Empower You
New Graphic Novels:Epstein, Gabriela. Claudia and the New Girl. (J Comic). Grosso Ciponte, Andrea. Freiheit: The White Rose Graphic Novel (Adult) Hosler, Jay. The Way of the Hive. (J Comic) Pilkey, Dav. Dog Man: Mothering Heights. (J Comic) Simonson, Louise. Catwoman: Soulstealer. (YA) TenNapel, Doug. Earthworm Jim: Fight the Fish! (J Comic) Quinn, Jordan. The … Continue reading New and Notable Graphic Novels
July Staff Picks
Digital magazines can be accessed through the LibbyApp. Fast Company profiles companies that are good to work for if you are an innovator in its article "100 Best Workplaces for Innovators." https://www.fastcompany.com/90658963/best-workplaces-innovators-2021-methodology?icid=dan902:754:0:editReci Fast Company and many other magazines are available digitally through Overdrive and the Libby app.
Have you used NoveList yet? NoveList recommends these books (listed below) that are bittersweet and hopeful. You can find books on NoveList by "appeal" factors. For instance, find books that have a "strong sense of place" or books that are "funny and banter-filled." Come up with your own combinations in the appeal mixer. To use … Continue reading NoveList