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, February 16, 2016

The Book Buzz title we couldn't remember at Monday's discussion was...

...The Quality of Silence by Rosamund Lupton.  An image search for that title and author will reinforce the consensus that the second cover--dark, with oncoming truck--was far more effective than a dreamy white distance shot of two unidentifiable folks.

I want to express the library's thanks to everyone who attended Book Buzz 2016.  We value your participation, and we'll definitely alert the group when we have dates for future events.

I can forward a digital copy of the Book Buzz handout to anyone who would like one; just email me at lsappenfield@roundrocktexas.gov.  Included on the four-page handout, along with book covers and blurbs, is information about Penguin Random House's First Look Book Club and their Ask a Librarian feature.

Oh, and you can find Library Reads, the monthly list of ten librarian-recommended new and forthcoming titles, at libraryreads.org.

1 comment:

carlacares said...

Thanks Linda for posting this. This is the First Look Book Club selection this week.