Tasty tidbits from the cookie workshop

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

Cold weather? Time to snuggle in with a good book!

In 2018, theaters will be flooded with movie adaptations of many books you'll find here at the Rockwall County Library, so take advantage of the cold weather and snuggle in with one of these before they premiere: The Death Cure - James Dashner (Click the above link for the movie trailer.) Release Date: January 26 … Continue reading Cold weather? Time to snuggle in with a good book!

TEEN SPECIAL EVENT: Saturday, February 10 @ 1-3PM

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

Saturday, August 5th: Last Day to Submit Reading Logs!

Are you sitting on a pile of reading logs? Been on vacation and forgot to turn in your beach reading time? Bring in your reading logs and grab your prizes before they're gone. The last day to submit reading logs (all ages, plus Summer of Numbers logs) is Saturday, August 5th. So bring them and … Continue reading Saturday, August 5th: Last Day to Submit Reading Logs!

Zooniversity!

Our tweens and teens were treated to a meet-and-greet with some animal friends, courtesy of Zooniversity. Today's guests included: Anastasia (an European Giant Legless Lizard); Mad Eye Moody (a Tanzanian Tailless Whipscorpion/Cave Spider); Tuck (a Southern Three-Banded Armadillo); baby Matilda (a Collared Brown Lemur); and baby wallaby w/out a name (a rare albino Bennett's Wallaby). … Continue reading Zooniversity!