For a great introduction to an unsung hero, read Fiona Robinson's The Bluest of Blues: Anna Atkins and the First Book of Photographs. Like Mary Anning and many other female … Continue reading Fiona Robinson’s The Bluest of Blues[Book Review]
African American History Month–2023.
New biographies in the juvenile and adult collections about notable African Americans.
Wonderbooks are a new format for us at Rockwall County Library. Wonderbooks are audio-enabled books--preloaded audiobooks player permanently attached to an easy picture book. Adult can check out Wonderbooks and … Continue reading Wonderbooks
Year in Review
Here's a look at 2022 in review. In addition, we have had genealogy programs, knitting club programs, and we were honored to have many patrons participate in our Sudoku board … Continue reading Year in Review
Top Manga Titles
Barnett, Mac. The First Cat in Space. (J Comic Bar) Blasco, Serena. Enola Holmes: The Graphic Novels. (GN Eno) Endo, Tatsuyo. Spy X Family. (Overdrive ebook) Esquivel, Eric. Yo Kai … Continue reading Top Manga Titles
Native American Heritage Month
Celebrate indigenous writers and storytellers: Boulley, Angeline. Firekeeper's Daughter. (Young adult collection). Ojibwe. Bruchac, Joseph. Peacemaker. (Juvenile collection). Abenaki. Dimaline, Cheri. Hunting By Stars. (Young adult collection). Metis. Greendeer, Danielle. … Continue reading Native American Heritage Month
Look for these new formats, Launchpads and Playaways, which give all even more ways to enjoy reading and learning. Playaways
Svaante Paabo recently won the Nobel Prize in medicine or physiology for his work on the evolutionary genetics. Paabo discovered techniques to read DNA from bones that are 40,000 years … Continue reading Nobel Prize
Celebrate the Moon
Some books you may want to enjoy for International Observe the Moon night (IOMN). Cherrix, Amy. In the Shadow of the Moon: America, Russia, and the Hidden Space Race. (Young … Continue reading Celebrate the Moon
International Day of Peace
Roberts, Barbara Carroll. A Rose Named Peace: How Francis Meilland Created a Flower of Hope For A World of War. These books are finalists for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize:Erdrich, … Continue reading International Day of Peace