Friends of the Rockwall County Library prepare for new year

ROCKWALL, TX. (July 6, 2015) Friends of the Rockwall County Library, a non-profit organization, is busy preparing for another great year.  Membership dues are a large part of its fundraising efforts. If you have not renewed your membership or would like to join FOL, you may pick up a brochure at the front desk or […]

Rockwall Reading For Adults Program to hold Tutor Training

ROCKWALL COUNTY,TX. (November 4, 2014) The Rockwall County Library Literacy Program, Reading for Adults, will host a training session for new tutors from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8 at theLiteracyCenterat the Rockwall County Library,1215 E. Yellowjacket Lane. RFA has been servingRockwallCountyfor more than 14 years, providing free educational classes to community adults. The program […]

Rockwall Library News: Patriot PAWS service dogs demo coming

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (October 23, 2014) Come to the Rockwall County Library at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 8 for a Patriot PAWS demonstration at the library. A representative from Patriot PAWS will bring a service dog and provide a demo of basic commands. Patriot PAWS service dogs are paired with veterans with mobile disabilities or […]

Gloria Campos speaks to Rockwall Library crowd

ROCKWALL,TEXAS(September 9, 2014) More than 140 people attended Tuesday’s Friends of the Library meeting to hear Gloria Campos speak. Campos retired last spring from local ABC affiliate WFAA Channel 8 after over 30-years as a newscaster. She told the audience that libraries and books have always had a special place in her life.  As a child, […]

Rockwall County Library news & events for June

ROCKWALL, TX (June 9, 2014) Rockwall County Library’s Adult Summer Reading program is more exciting than ever. The 2014 program, called Literary Elements, will offer an assortment of prizes. For the first time ever, participants will be able select the prize they are hoping to win. Prizes include a golf package for four, a tour […]

Pancake breakfast to benefit Rockwall Reading for Adults

ROCKWALL (March 10, 2014) Pancakes, syrup and sausage will be on the menu at the All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast to benefit the Rockwall County Reading For Adults Program on Saturday, March 22nd, 2014, at Applebee’s located at 687 E. Interstate 30,Rockwall, TX 75087. Hosted by Applebee’s, the Reading For Adults\volunteers and tutors will staff the restaurant […]

Spring Break activities at Rockwall County Library

ROCKWALL (February 14, 2014) Spring Break 2014 activities are  FREE and will take place in the first floor meeting room at the Rockwall County Library, located at 1215 E. Yellowjacket Lane, at the corner of Yellowjacket Lane and Townsend Drive. Monday, March 10, 2014, at 11:15 a.m.: The Rockwall County Library will be the place Where […]

Rockwall County Library Reading for Adults programs resume Jan 6

Volunteer tutors can help change the world…one word at at time ROCKWALL (December 19, 2013) The 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 has convenient […]

Nutcracker ballet, ventriloquist at Rockwall library in November

ROCKWALL ( November 4, 2013) Saturday, November 23 at the Rockwall County Library: Rockwall’s Harmonic Motion School of Classical Ballet presents 30 minutes of highlights from its upcoming performance of “The Nutcracker.”  The FREE performance is the perfect way to introduce children ages 3 and up to this holiday classic. Parents should bring cameras for pictures […]

Volunteer tutors honored at Reading For Adults event

Volunteer tutors honored at Reading For Adults event

(ROCKWALL COUNTY – October 30, 2013) This year, the Rockwall County Library’s Reading for Adults program has held 1,538 class meetings and impacted the lives of 655 students, thanks to efforts of 79 volunteers donating an amazing 7,833 3/4 hours. A Tutor Appreciation Event was held October 28 at the library, where volunteers were recognized […]