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

The Friends of the Georgetown Public Library’s Hill Country Authors Series events will be listed here.


Amazon Prime Video has released a series based on stories by Philip K. Dick. It's called Electric Dreams.
Click here to see the trailer for Stephen Spielberg's Ready Player One, currently scheduled to debut March 30th. 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.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

From the Library: Quick links and update

Thanks, Claudia and Dennis, for requesting further info about the Library Master Plan focus groups.  Please don't hesitate to call the library's director, Michelle Cervantes, (512.218.7010) if you have further questions.

Michelle's email:

You can view Michelle's "commercial" for the master plan focus groups here.

Next up in Community Cinema's Independent Lens documentary series:  As Goes Janesville, showing at the library on Thursday, October 25 at 7:00 P.M.  More info here.

And finally:  I just spotted a timely addition to Claudia's excellent discussion and overview of books on food production/provision/consumption:  Bet the Farm: How Food Stopped Being Food by Frederick Kaufman.  It's newly published.  According to the Publishers Weekly review, it's "neither dry argumentative soup nor antiglobalization polemic".  Kaufman "discusses Big Food through specific products and goes far behind the curtain of corporate processes and practices".  The book is billed as "a nice addition to Michael Pollan".

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