Reading for Adults Literacy Center Celebrates 100th New Citizen

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 16, 2019)The Reading for Adults Literacy Center, a part of the Rockwall County Library,  will celebrate almost twenty years of the RFA program and honor eleven students who have recently passed their test to become a United States Citizen. The reception will be Saturday, January 26th, 2019 at 10 a.m., in […]

Rockwall County Library Adult Literacy seeks ESL volunteers

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 21, 2018) Rockwall County Library Adult Literacy is seeking evening volunteers to teach English as a Second Language one night per week.  Classes begin September 10.  All training and materials are provided. For more information, please contact Carol Cease, Adult Literacy Coordinator at the Library, ccease@rockwallcountytexas.com, 972 204 7700. Our monthly print […]

GED tutors of English and writing needed

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov 4, 2015) The Rockwall County Library Adult Literacy Program has a need for Thursday evening GED tutors of English and writing from 6-8pm.  Training will be provided. Tutors will help with essay writing and extended response answers.   No qualifications are necessary except a willingness to help, patience and proficiency in English.  […]

ESL, GED, citizenship classes begin Sept 8

Want to improve your English, get your GED, become a U.S. Citizen?  (ROCKWALL, TX – August 17, 2015) Rockwall County Library Reading for Adults (RFA) Literacy Program offers FREE educational classes including: English as a Second Language (ESL) GED Studies and Preparation U.S. Citizenship Preparation Adult Literacy Studies With an enrollment of 300 students, RFA […]

Pancake profits for local literacy program

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 24, 2015) Pancakes, syrup and sausage were on the menu at the All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast to benefit the Rockwall County Reading For Adults Literacy Program on Saturday, April 11. Held at Applebee’s, the Reading For Adults (RFA) volunteers and tutors staffed the restaurant for two hours, greeting and serving the customers […]

DAR hosts reception for Rockwall County’s newly inducted US citizens

ROCKWALL, TX (September 15, 2014) The Rock Wall Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently hosted a reception for Rockwall County’s newly inducted U.S. citizens. The citizens were enrolled in the Rockwall County Adult Literacy Program led by Carol Case and Kathy Melston. The new citizens were welcomed and honored by the DAR, […]

Rockwall Reading for Adults summer classes begin June 9

ROCKWALL, TX ( June 5, 2014) The Rockwall Reading For Adults Literacy Program will begin their summer classes on June 9, 2014. Reading for Adults Literacy Program offers FREE educational classes including: English as a Second Language (ESL) GED Studies and Preparation U.S. Citizenship Preparation Adult Literacy Studies With an enrollment of 300 students, RFA […]

Reading for Adults volunteers honored

(Rockwall) November 14, 2012 – Volunteer tutors in the Reading for Adults program at the Rockwall County Library were honored recently with a reception and awards ceremony in the Community Room of the Rockwall County Library. Local vocal group, Harmony, provided musical entertainment. Approximately 70 volunteers from the Rockwall community received a certificate of Achievement […]

Mentor a child, make an eternal difference

(Rockwall) Feb. 2, 2012 Dear Editor, In Rockwall Independent School District today, a seven year old sleeps shivering on the floor of her unheated trailer while mom works the late shift. During her school day she is agitated and has trouble focusing. She clings to her teacher for affection and support. A little boy comes […]

Rockwall County Library news for the New Year

CLOSINGS The Rockwall County Library will be closed Monday, Jan. 16 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. AUDIO BOOK, eBOOKS The Rockwall County Library now offers improved audio book and eBook download services, including loans of books for Kindle, Nook and other devices. Go to rockwallcountytexas.com/library and select Databases & Downloads from the menu […]