Columnist to speak at Friends of Library Lunch Basket

ROCKWALL, TX (March 16, 2014) Joy Tipping, Dallas Morning News columnist, will be the featured speaker at the April 8th Lunch Basket fundraiser of the Friends of the Rockwall County Library. As an arts writer and copy editor for the Guide and Arts & Life sections, she covers local arts and movies and frequently reviews […]

Royse City library benefit Feb 27 at Carino’s in Rockwall

ROCKWALL / ROYSE CITY (February 21, 2014) Help support the C.F. Goodwin Public Library of Royse City during the Friends of the Friends of the Royse City Library benefit all day Thursday, February 27th at Carino’s in Rockwall. A percentage of your meal purchase goes to Friends of the Library with no additional fee to you. Just […]

Dallas News columnist to address Friends of Rockwall Library

(ROCKWALL – September 22, 2013) Dallas Morning News metropolitan columnist Jacquielynn Floyd will be the guest speaker for the October 8th Friends of the Rockwall County Library luncheon. She will address the audience on the challenges of keeping up in a changing media world. Floyd began working as a daily journalist in 1980 when she […]

Honor Flight DFW program opens Friends of the Library year

Honor Flight DFW program opens Friends of the Library year

(Rockwall) August 19, 2013 – Linda Robinson, USO Honor Flight Coordinator for Dallas/Fort Worth will be the featured speaker for the September 10th meeting of Friends of the Rockwall County Library.  Her topic, “Defenders of Freedom” will give details about the Honor Flights for DFW area World War II veterans.  The public is invited to attend. […]

New officers to be installed at Friends of the Library Meeting

(ROCKWALL-April 21, 2013) Friends of the Rockwall County Library will host their last meeting of the 2012-13 year at 11 a.m.  Tuesday, May 14 in the library’s Community Room.  Darlene Bealmear, a past president, will install the officers for the 2013-14 year. The outstanding volunteers will be recognized with the announcement of the recipients of the […]

Sheriff discusses schemes, scams at Friends of Rockwall Library meeting

(ROCKWALL-April 9, 2013) Sheriff Harold Eavenson visits with program chairs Robyn Liane (L) and Becky Achenbach (R) at the April meeting of Friends of the Rockwall County Library. The sheriff spoke on Schemes and Scams and how to avoid being victimized. Photo by Nell Welborn. To share your good news and events, email .

Sheriff Eavenson to discuss schemes, scams with Friends of Library

(ROCKWALL-March 25, 2013) Sheriff Harold Eavenson will be the featured speaker at the April 9 meeting of Friends of the Rockwall County Library. He will brief the group on the latest schemes and scams and tell attendees how to protect their home and persons. According to Sheriff Eavenson, bad guys are constantly thinking up ways to threaten […]

Puppet Show for adults to benefit Friends of Library

Mimi takes a cruise on the Love Boat (ROCKWALL – February 4, 2013) Mimi, one of our town’s feisty senior citizens, is hedging her bet this Valentine’s Day.  In case her considerable attributes are (again) overlooked by eligible elderly swains she has decided to try computer dating.  She also booked a cruise on the Love […]

‘Love Letters’ to be shared at next Friends of Library meeting

(ROCKWALL-Feb 3, 2013) Friends of the Rockwall County Library will meet at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, February 12  in the Community Room of the library. Following the election of officers for the 2013-14 year, members and guests will be entertained by talented local performers. Leslie Buie and Nancy Beaty will present excerpts from the Pulitzer Prize nominated […]

Tables being set for Friends of Library Christmas Luncheon

(Rockwall) November 7, 2012 – What can a few very determined women accomplish when they put their heads and hands together? Ask Nell Welborn, founder of the annual Friends of the Rockwall County Library Christmas Luncheon that will observe its 10th anniversary on December 11, 2012. “As Friends president in 2003-04, one of my stated […]