In 2018, theaters will be flooded with movie adaptations of many books you'll find here at the Rockwall County Library, so take advantage of the cold weather and snuggle in with one of these before they premiere: The Death Cure - James Dashner (Click the above link for the movie trailer.) Release Date: January 26 … Continue reading Cold weather? Time to snuggle in with a good book!
Join us to paint rocks with positive messages or fun pictures to later hide and brighten someone else's day. We'll provide the materials; all we need is you! Jennifer Dotson of the Facebook group "Rockwall Rocks" will answer all of your rock painting-related questions. She was recently featured in the July edition of Blue Ribbon … Continue reading Kindness Rocks!
On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe inspiring sights - a total solar eclipse. This path, where the moon will completely cover the sun and the sun's tenuous atmosphere - the … Continue reading Eclipse Across America 2017
Are you sitting on a pile of reading logs? Been on vacation and forgot to turn in your beach reading time? Bring in your reading logs and grab your prizes before they're gone. The last day to submit reading logs (all ages, plus Summer of Numbers logs) is Saturday, August 5th. So bring them and … Continue reading Saturday, August 5th: Last Day to Submit Reading Logs!
Over Spring Break, the Perot TECH Truck made a pit stop at the library, and a few lucky teens had the chance to learn to make some 3D projects. They each created some independent works, plus a personalized keychain.
Our tweens and teens were treated to a meet-and-greet with some animal friends, courtesy of Zooniversity. Today's guests included: Anastasia (an European Giant Legless Lizard); Mad Eye Moody (a Tanzanian Tailless Whipscorpion/Cave Spider); Tuck (a Southern Three-Banded Armadillo); baby Matilda (a Collared Brown Lemur); and baby wallaby w/out a name (a rare albino Bennett's Wallaby). … Continue reading Zooniversity!
If you need a pick-me-up to help you through the rest of the week, try our Wednesday Specials this summer! Each week at 2PM, we'll have a different program for you and your family to enjoy. ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE! PLEASE NOTE: Each event varies by age. See the date for details. June 14: 3D … Continue reading Wednesday Specials!
Swing by the library on your way to the beach and grab a good book to enjoy. (Just don't get too much sand in the bindings!) Sir Narwhal and Octo the Quadrapus have a few recommendations for you. Don't forget - Summer Reading Club registration begins on Monday, June 5th so make those beach books … Continue reading Dive into a good book!