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: [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

Literary Events

What's New?__________

July 6th, author Neil Gaiman will speak at the Long Center. $32.

Thanks to Cindy V. for sending me listings of 2 TV series you might find interesting, and you might have access to:

The Son (book by Philipp Meyer), starring Pierce Brosnan. On AMC starting April 8.

American Gods (book by Neil Gaiman) on Starz, starting April 30.
The Friends of the Georgetown Public Library’s Hill Country Authors Series will feature Texas author Paulette Jiles discussing her upcoming novel News of the World, which was shortlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for Fiction.
WHEN: Thursday, May 11, 2017, at 2 pm. Doors open at 1:30 pm.
WHERE: The Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. 8th Street in Georgetown, Texas.
WHY: All proceeds from the event will go toward meeting unfunded projects of the library. Tickets for the event are $15 in advance or $18 at the door, and may be purchased starting April 3, 2017, at the Second-Hand Prose bookstore on the second floor of the library, online at, or by contacting Marcy Lowe at 512-868-8974. A dessert and beverage from the Red Poppy Café in the library will be served.
THE BOOK: In 1870 a 10-year-old girls makes a journey back to her aunt and uncle’s home after living with Kiowa warriors who had killed her parents four year earlier. Subsequently she is traded to Capt. Jefferson Kyle Kidd, a 70-year-old war veteran, who takes her 400 miles to her family near San Antonio.

Round Rock Public Library Book Group meets Tuesday May 16th 7:00-8:30. They will discuss Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, by Ben Fountain. They will be voting on future book choices. Check the library website for more information, or ask Carla.

Book Buzz - June 6th, evening - Round Rock Public Library - Free, but seating is limited. Reservations are necessary and will open closer to the time of the event.

Monday, February 20, 2012

TBF Event March 11

Thanks to Carla for sending this announcement. Our group is not officially planning to attend, but some members will go. Maybe you can arrange some carpooling. I believe Carla is planning to go. 

Special screening of Game Change 

TBF Friends -- You are invited to a special screening of Game Change and discussion with bestselling Game Change authors Mark Halperin and John Heilemann presented by the Texas Tribune and the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library & Museum. 

Sunday, March 11, 2012
6 – 9 p.m. 
Lyndon Baines Johnson Library 
2313 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78705

Movie screening at 6 p.m. followed by Q & A with Halperin and Heilemann. or 512-716-8626 

Reservation is required.Mark Halperin is the editor-at-large and senior political analyst for Time magazine. He is the author of The Undecided Voter's Guide to the Next President and the coauthor ofThe Way to Win: Taking the White House in 2008. He has covered six presidential elections and served for a decade as the political director for ABC News. 

John Heilemann is the national political correspondent and columnist for New Yorkmagazine. An award-winning journalist and the author of Pride Before the Fall: The Trials of Bill Gates and the End of the Microsoft Era, he is a former staff writer for The New YorkerWired and The Economist

The event is presented by the Texas Tribune and Promotional sponsors: the Austin Film Society, the Texas Book Festival, KLRU, and KUT News. 

1 comment:

Atrox said...

Not to be confused with Mark Helprin, who is a wonderful author that we should read sometime. Pick one? Winter's Tale.