June 30 is Asteroid Day!

Non-Fiction: Dillow, Gordon. Fire In The Sky: Cosmic Collisions, Killer Asteroids, and the Race to Defend Earth. (Adult Collection). Gardner, Jane. How Asteroids Shaped Earth. (Juvenile collection). Kilzer, Nicholas. Asteroids, Comets and Meteors. (Juvenile collection). Owings, Lisa. Asteroid Impact. (Juvenile collection). Regan, Lisa. Asteroids and Comets. (Juvenile collection). Tyson, Neil deGrasse. Cosmic Queries. (Adult collection). … Continue reading June 30 is Asteroid Day!

Online STEM Comics

Latta, Sara. Smash: Exploring the Mysteries of the Universe With the Large Hadron Collider. Preece, Christopher. Fire--Salt--Slime! Ottaviani, Jim. Levitation: Physics and Psychology. Ottaviani, Jim. Two-Fisted Science: Stories About Scientists. Shimizu, Akane. Cells at Work. Weakland, Mark. Zombies and Electricity. This graphic novel is part of the Monster Science series. Look for these and others … Continue reading Online STEM Comics

Music of Bees by Eileen Garvin [Book Review]

Sensible Alice always thought she would become a farmer. Even though she took a safe job in a county planning department, she always knew she would inherit the family orchard. After a series of losses, however, Alice finds herself alone and bereft of the family farm. In a chance encounter, Alice meets another troubled person, … Continue reading Music of Bees by Eileen Garvin [Book Review]

Juneteeth–Juvenile Books and Teaching Resources

Cunningham, Kevin. Emancipation Proclamation. (Juvenile collection). Johnson, Angela. All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom. (Juvenile collection) Lyons, Kelly Starling. Kelly's Broom. (Juvenile collection). Nelson, Vaunda. Almost to Freedom. (eBook). Ringgold, Faith. Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad In The Sky. (Juvenile collection). Featured Documents --Featured documents from the National Archives. Juneteenth Celebration--Explores the origins … Continue reading Juneteeth–Juvenile Books and Teaching Resources

Celebrate Juneteenth

Rockwall County Library will be closed Monday, June 20th in celebration of Juneteenth. Take a look at these books related to Juneteenth at Rockwall County Library: Burke, Tarana, ed. You Are Your Best Thing. (Adult Collection) Coates, Ta-Nehisi. Between the World and Me. (Adult Collection). Coates, Ta-Nehisi. The Water Dancer. (Adult Collection). Ellison, Ralph. Juneteenth. … Continue reading Celebrate Juneteenth

June is Audiobook Month

Did you know? Listening to an audiobook provides the same benefits as reading printed books. Photo by APRIL STUDIO: https://www.pexels.com/photo/girl-in-yellow-and-blue-dress-holding-book-7745117/ Audiobooks increase comprehension through visualization. If you're going on a summer trip, digital audiobooks are convenient and portable. Plus, you can count audiobooks on your summer reading log. Look for these audiobooks read by award-winning … Continue reading June is Audiobook Month

Summer Reading Programs For All

We are so excited to have you reading with us this summer!  In addition to the Children's and Teen reading program, we are offering several events and activities for the Adult Summer Reading Program. You can visit this link to read all about it in our newsletter: https://www.rockwallcountytexas.com/DocumentCenter/View/8656/Library-Summer-2022-Newsletter To complete your reading challenge log for … Continue reading Summer Reading Programs For All