Sign-up is now open for "Chalk It Up with Katie", presented by local chalk paint expert and resident artist at Rockwall's own Rustic Warehouse. But hurry: only 20 spots available!
The flu and cold season has kept many people inside this winter but not these intrepid Olympians! The 2018 Winter Library Olympics featured events in Listening Skills, Bobsleigh, Hockey, Table Curling, and gold-medal crafts. Mrs. Miller read Max and Marla by Alexandra Boiger and Tacky and The Winter Games by Helen Lester while the Olympians … Continue reading 2018 Winter Library Olympics
The library hosted a teen Valentine's cookie decorating workshop on Saturday, February 10, featuring professional "Baker, Caker, and Cookie Art Maker" Shannon Orr of 1211 Bakery and the Kitchen Witch Chronicles. Following a demonstration from Chef Shannon, each participant decorated two cookies with their own fabulous designs. It was a ton of fun and we … Continue reading Tasty tidbits from the cookie workshop
This past weekend, Girl Scout Troop 7412 celebrated pioneers, prairie adventures, and the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder (Little House on the Prairie) with stories, skits, and hands-on activities. They did a marvelous job, as did their special volunteer storytellers -- RISD librarians!
We received a few more "Beautiful Oops" pictures to add to our bulletin board and they're amazing! We hope you enjoy these beauties as much as we do:
This month's bulletin board theme has been "Beautiful Oops", based on the book Beautiful Oops by Barney Salzberg. A life lesson that all parents want their children to learn: It’s OK to make a mistake. In fact, hooray for mistakes! A mistake is an adventure in creativity, a portal of discovery. A spill doesn’t ruin … Continue reading January’s Bulletin Board: Beautiful Oops
Are you ready for another season of great books and fun crafts? We are! Check the Storytime Guidelines before attending one of the sessions listed below. All storytimes are carefully planned and presented with age-appropriate books and activities for the target group so please attend the program that best fits your child’s developmental stage. Baby … Continue reading Winter Storytimes Begin Monday, 1/22
Experience life with the Ingalls on the prairie through stories, skits, and hands-on activities. Sponsored by Girl Scout Troop 7412 and the Rockwall County Library, this is a come-and-go event you won’t want to miss. The fun begins at 10AM and ends at 3PM, so mark your calendars now!
While the world watches the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, join us for our own Rockwall County Library Winter Olympics on Thursday, February 15! After two gold-medal stories, we will enjoy some craft fun, and then participate in events. The Opening Ceremony begins at 7PM in the First Floor Meeting Room. Fun for the … Continue reading The RCL’s Winter Olympics 2018
The Kitchen Witch herself (Shannon Orr) will show you how to unleash your cookie creativity in this 2-hour workshop. Shannon is an award-winning professional baker, caker, and cookie art maker based in Sherman, Texas. She enjoys creating unique and beautiful edible art, which you can see on her site (Twelve Eleven Bakery) and Instagram feed. … Continue reading TEEN SPECIAL EVENT: Saturday, February 10 @ 1-3PM