Rockwall County Open Space Alliance: Saving monarchs from extinction

Rockwall County Open Space Alliance: Saving monarchs from extinction

(ROCKWALL, TX) Last month, 30 adults and 32 children attended the interactive workshop that offered a great opportunity for families to spend a fun time together learning about the unique migration of the Monarchs’ flight that includes Rockwall. Most agreed that the important lesson of the event was learning how to help save the beautiful endangered […]

Free Writer’s Workshop at Rockwall library with NY Times best-selling author

Free Writer’s Workshop at Rockwall library with NY Times best-selling author

(ROCKWALL, TX) There will be a FREE WRITER’S WORKSHOP from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 7 at the Rockwall County Library, led by New York Times best-selling author Parris Afton Bonds. The topic is “Creating Engaging Plots.” No writing experience is required to attend.    Mrs. Bonds is the co-founder and first vice president of Romance […]

Glass Room Experience: Interactive pop-up exhibit in Rockwall explores hidden aspects of technology

Glass Room Experience: Interactive pop-up exhibit in Rockwall explores hidden aspects of technology

March 16-21 at Rockwall County Library  (ROCKWALL, TX) The Rockwall County Library will host The Glass Room Experience, an interactive pop-up exhibit that explores the hidden aspects of everyday technologies and invites visitors to reflect on how they relate to the internet, privacy, and the inner workings of today’s tech industry. “Our aim is simple: […]

Friends of Rockwall County Library to host Annual Afternoon Tea & Silent Auction

Friends of Rockwall County Library to host Annual Afternoon Tea & Silent Auction

Put on your spring bonnet and enjoy the Friends of the Library’s Annual Afternoon Tea & Silent Auction, 2-4PM Tuesday, March 24 in the Library’s Community Room. The guest speaker will be Dr. M. Joan Terry, “The Art of the Tea.” Cost is $30/person.   To register and pay online: https://friendsrockwall.com/fundraiser-online-registration/   Questions? Contact Cathy […]

Charge your phone while recharging with a book at Rockwall County Library

Charge your phone while recharging with a book at Rockwall County Library

(ROCKWALL, TX) The Friends of the Library recently gifted the Rockwall County Library with a multi-device charging station for patrons to use while reading or using the upstairs computers. It has 10 connections for up-to iPhones, Androids, and/or tablets. A library card is not required to use the charging station, but users are responsible for […]

Free butterfly workshop Saturday at Rockwall County Library

Free butterfly workshop Saturday at Rockwall County Library

(ROCKWALL, TX) Join the Butterfly Workshop Saturday, Feb. 29 at the Rockwall County Library from 10 to 11:30 am sponsored by the Rockwall County Open Space Alliance and the library. The event is a great opportunity for families to learn about the official Texas insect– the King of Monarchs! Learn about their migration patterns, their host plants […]

Monarch butterfly event Feb. 29 at Rockwall County Library

Monarch butterfly event Feb. 29 at Rockwall County Library

Join the Rockwall County Open Space Alliance from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 29 at the Rockwall County Library, 1215 E. Yellowjacket Lane, for a Monarch butterfly family event that includes a short presentation and family gardening activity to help you feed monarchs at your home! Registration is required. Register in person at […]

Lunch in the Library: Rockwall’s Jones Elementary students fill up on reading

Lunch in the Library: Rockwall’s Jones Elementary students fill up on reading

Every Tuesday, fifth and sixth graders take their lunch to the Jones Elementary School library to read and interact with students from other classes.  Both grades recently read The Last Kids on Earth, which is a book about school aged students who have to survive on their own after a zombie apocalypse hits their town. The main […]

Best selling author to host writing class at Rockwall County Library

Best selling author to host writing class at Rockwall County Library

Best-selling author, Parris Afton Bonds, will present a writing class, “Creating Engaging Plots” at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 7 at the Rockwall County Library. She has written over 50 historical and contemporary novels. She has set books in Australia, Scotland, England, France, colonial America, and Texas. Bonds’ latest work, The Brigands, brings the Texas Revolution […]

Spring registration underway for free Microsoft classes at Rockwall library

Spring registration underway for free Microsoft classes at Rockwall library

The Rockwall County Library has begun accepting registrations for its FREE Spring Microsoft classes. Choose a Tuesday/Thursday evening or a Saturday afternoon class. See the schedule above. To register, call 972-204-7700. Thank you to Chantal Walvoord, Adult Services Librarian, Rockwall County Library for keeping us posted on classes and other events happening at the library. Blue Ribbon News […]

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