Celebrating Citizenship: Rockwall County Library’s Reading for Adults program recognizes 28 new U.S. citizens

Celebrating Citizenship: Rockwall County Library’s Reading for Adults program recognizes 28 new U.S. citizens

ROCKWALL, TX (June 13, 2022) The Reading for Adults Literacy Center, part of the Rockwall County Library, celebrated 23 years of the RFA program and honored 28 adults who recently passed their exam to become a United States Citizen. Each new citizen was recognized and awarded a certificate and US flag during a June 11 reception at […]

Reading for Adults Literacy Center to celebrate new U.S. citizens

Reading for Adults Literacy Center to celebrate new U.S. citizens

ROCKWALL, TX (June 2, 2022) – The Reading for Adults Literacy Center, a part of the Rockwall County Library,  will celebrate 23 years of the RFA program and honor 28  adults who have recently passed their exam to become a United States Citizen. The reception will be Saturday, June 11th, 2022 at 10:30 a.m., in […]

Rockwall Reads receives grant from Atmos Energy for book giveaway events

Rockwall Reads receives grant from Atmos Energy for book giveaway events

ROCKWALL, TX (May 19, 2022) Rockwall ISD Library Media Specialists recently received a grant from Atmos Energy through their Fueling Safe and Thriving Communities program that will help fund their summer book distribution program, Rockwall Reads.   The grant will allow the librarians to provide new, high interest books for students in our community this summer […]

Murder of the Loaded Librarian: Community leaders take the stage to raise funds for Friends of Rockwall County Library

Murder of the Loaded Librarian: Community leaders take the stage to raise funds for Friends of Rockwall County Library

ROCKWALL, TX (May 9, 2022) Delayed since 2020 due to the pandemic, the long-awaited ‘WhoDunit’ murder mystery play directed by Barbara Doudt and featuring a stellar cast of Rockwall community leaders was presented Friday night at The Center. Blue Ribbon News had the pleasure of being front row and center to record the two-act comedy […]

Murder Mystery fundraiser to feature cast of Rockwall community leaders

Murder Mystery fundraiser to feature cast of Rockwall community leaders

ROCKWALL, TX (April 4, 2022) Delayed since 2020 due to the pandemic, the long-awaited ‘WhoDunit’ murder mystery play directed by Barbara Doudt and featuring a stellar cast of well-known Rockwall community leaders is set for 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 6 at The Center, 108 Washington Street in Rockwall. Presented by Friends of the […]

Sew much fabric, sew much love: Rockwall seamstress crafts beautiful quilt for County Library’s new Quiet Reading Room

Sew much fabric, sew much love: Rockwall seamstress crafts beautiful quilt for County Library’s new Quiet Reading Room

ROCKWALL, TX – May 10, 2021 — When you step into the new Quiet Reading Room at the Rockwall County Library, it’s hard not to notice the beautifully handcrafted quilt adding to the peaceful ambiance of the space. The masterpiece was created by local award-winning quilter Barbara Young, a longtime patron of the Rockwall County […]

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 […]

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