Round Rock New Neighbors is a social organization of women welcoming women in the Round Rock area since 1978. Both "new" and "old" neighbors are welcome. For more information: rrnewneighbors.org [Barnes & Noble requires that RRNN's book club be open to the public, so you do not need to be an RRNN member to attend book club, and both men and women are welcome and do attend. ]

Literary Events

Click here to see the trailer for Stephen Spielberg's Ready Player One, currently in theaters. Look for the DeLorean. (Hint-it's moving quickly and is black and you're more likely to find it if you watch one of the explanatory videos that elaborates on the trailer.) If you want to, stay on the YouTube page and see lots more about Ready Player One. After all, it's a movie about the native online generation.

Great and uplifting film!

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Barnes & Noble La Frontera hosts the first meeting of a new nationwide Barnes & Noble Book Club May 2nd, 6:00 - 7:00 PM at Barnes & Noble La Frontera. The book is Female Persuasion, by Meg Wolitzer. The book is available at Barnes & Noble La Frontera.
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HILL COUNTRY AUTHORS SERIES

The Friends of the Georgetown Public Library will host their 36th author event on Tuesday May 15, 2018 at 2 PM, in the Community Rooms of the library located at 402 W. 8th St.

The featured speaker will be local author, MJ Hegar, who published ‘Shoot Like a Girl’ in 2017.

In Shoot like A Girl, MJ takes the reader on a dramatic journey through her military career: an inspiring, humorous, and thrilling true story of a brave, high-spirited, and unforgettable woman who has spent much of her life ready to sacrifice everything for her country, her fellow man, and her sense of justice.

Tickets are $15 in advance. They’re available at the Second-Hand Prose bookstore on the second floor of the library, and online at www.folgeorgetown.org/calendar. Tickets are available at the door for $18. A dessert and beverage from the Red Poppy Coffee Company is included.

The event begins at 2 PM; doors open at 130 PM. Proceeds are used to fund unbudgeted items and other ongoing library projects.


Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Went to see Storm Warning movie I blogged about

By Pam. This was a not-well-publicized Round Rock Reads event [even library employees at the movie admitted that], and the LAST RR Reads event on Crusade for Justice. There were only 10 people other than the author Ken Anderson and library staff. Ken, who had never heard of the movie, watched it with us. When he spoke after the movie he said "wow", then "no resemblance to Dan Moody's life".... I beg to differ. It was a dark movie, but KKK is a dark subject. Ronald Reagan was great. This was the only movie Doris Day ever died in - no funny business here. I asked Ken how he researched for the book. He said by looking at 365 days x 7 years of Austin American (morning and afternoon editions) on microfilm/fiche (I get those mixed up). I also asked about other books about Moody or Fergusons. He said no one has written any except there is a book on Ma Ferguson that is quite good. He laughed and said he isn't really welcomed in Bell County anymore!

1 comment:

ClaudiaH said...

Thanks, Pam! Great opportunity for you to get to chat with the author. That is too bad there wasn't a bigger crowd, though - that can be disappointing for those who are involved in the event. What you say makes me more interested in the Moody book.I need some human interest to be able to enjoy a history book! Netflix has Storm Warning. -Claudia