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 […]

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 Offers Free Fun for the Whole Family

Rockwall County Library Offers Free Fun for the Whole Family

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 29, 2018) If you’re looking to get creative and have some fun with the family, head to the Rockwall County Library. The library offers tons of free programs featuring interactive storytime, crafts, music and adventures the whole family can enjoy together. Pajama Storytime (English and Spanish) What could be better than […]

Jones kids fall in love with reading

(ROCKWALL, TX – October 22, 2018) Jones Elementary recently hosted a successful Fall Family Night. Different grade levels set up reading activities for the students and families to enjoy. One station included an in-depth look at The Hungry Caterpillar followed by the creation of a caterpillar headband. Other stations included showing how to access books from […]

Battle of the Books offers fun reading challenge for kids

Battle of the Books offers fun reading challenge for kids

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 4, 2018) Rockwall ISD recently held The Battle of the Books Competition, a reading incentive program designed to encourage third through sixth grade students to read and have fun while competing with their peers. “These students have been working diligently all year,” said Rikki Smith, director of instructional technology and media […]

Rockwall Library news for July

ROCKWALL, TX. (June 24, 2014) Notice: Library will be closed Friday, July 4 for Independence Day.  Why should kids have all the fun? The Rockwall County Library is offering a FREE Mosaic Workshop for adults at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 19, 2014.   Learn the basics of mosaics with artist Barbara Dybala as you create […]

Cullins Lake-Pointe students master Bluebonnet Challenge

(ROCKWALL ISD-January 24, 2013) Congratulations to these Cullins Lake-Pointe Elementary third graders who completed the Bluebonnet Reading Challenge. The Bluebonnet Challenge is a challenge to students to read as many Bluebonnet books as possible. A Bluebonnet award is an award that students vote on that is based on 20 books nominated by teachers and librarians.  […]

Down Syndrome Guild to kick off free educational series

(Dallas) The Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas will kick off its 2012 S.P.R.I.N.G. (Sharing Possibilities Resources Information Needs Goals) Educational Series on Saturday, Jan. 28, featuring a different speaker and topic each month. The 5-part series is free and continues through May 2012, offering up-to-date information, resources and support for people with Down Syndrome, their families […]