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!
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
Tuesday, December 5 & Thursday, December 7 @ 6:30-8PM Our sixth Polar Express Extravaganza is a not-to-be missed family event! Travel the Library’s tracks through the story, visit with a special guest from the North Pole, work on a craft or two, enjoy the model train display, and then sip hot cocoa as you treasure … Continue reading FAMILY NIGHT: Polar Express Extravaganza!
Last week we had a "TERRIFIC" time celebrating the story of "SOME PIG" and his "HUMBLE" spider friend, Charlotte with a fun story walk. Visitors had a chance to "spin" their own spider webs, create a "RADIANT" Wilbur, do a "web walk" to music, and visit the Zuckerman Farm to pet bunnies, goats, sheep, chickens, … Continue reading FAMILY NIGHT: Charlotte’s Web Story Walk
Mrs. Miller wrapped up our 2017 summer storytimes for preschoolers with books about "Peace". It was a good ending to this summer's theme, "Build a Better World". These books are also appropriate for September 21st -- International Peace Day! Books shared:
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!
Join us this school year for Pawsitive Reading with Love on a Leash! We're now accepting readers for Fall 2017 so sign-up at the Children's Reference Desk. Space is limited. Visit our Pawsitive Reading page for more information about Love on a Leash and our furry friends. We look forward to seeing you!
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