Have you visited the Library's Book Alcove? Operated by the Friends of the Rockwall County Library, the Alcove offers all book genres for all ages. For a small donation, you may choose anything from travel to medical thrillers to picture books. Your generous donations fund the Friends' continuous support of quality programs for adults and … Continue reading STOP! At the Book Alcove
To celebrate the first day of Spring Break, our sweet friends Jade and Brave, from Mini-Encounters, stopped in for a visit. Kiddos had the chance to brush their soft hair and take them for a short walks around the room, even enjoy a favorite book together!
Don't Miss Family Night - April 10 @ 7PM Join us for The Backyard Circus Show, which offers little ones the chance to dress up in costumes and take part in a show that features lion tamers, tight-rope walkers, ballerinas and a host of circus favorites.
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 couldn't resist showing off the last additions to our January bulletin board. Thank you to everyone who participated -- your creativity is incredible!
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
We have the pleasure of meeting so many of you but do you know who we are? Each month we'll introduce you to a different staff member. January's spotlight is on Ian in Circulation. Visit our "Meet Your Library Staff" page listed in our site's Explore Your Library menu.
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