In September, we celebrate Grandparents' Day. The relationship between a grandparent or grandchild, or the substitute of such a relationship, is proven to make our grandparents live longer and helps to establish emotional resilience in the child. Let's take this opportunity to celebrate all kinds of older characters in books, even those that may not have any grandchildren with whom to celebrate!
Happy August! Ready for another back to school rush? Maybe you still have some things on your list that you need to purchase or maybe you've been ready since the end of last year, but whoever you are here are some hand-picked reads for the back to school season! Whether you're trying to get in … Continue reading August – Back to School and Self-Improvement Reads
Summer 2021 is here! Looking for your next read? We may have what you need!
Though audio CDs are going the way of the cassette as disc drives disappear in our cars and computers, many patrons still are listening to them. Your public library has many great audios on the shelves to be enjoyed, and in this time of staying at home more, I recommend listening to some excellent non-fiction … Continue reading Audio Book Non-Fiction @ Your Rowan County Public Library
NOW while supples last! Pick up a free Back-to-School Bash pencil pouch with Library goodies and a small magazine with digital resources to download ebooks, stream movies, listen to music, and more! Beginning on September 8 - while supplies last. Access all of our digital resources by logging in with your Library card number and … Continue reading Back to School Bash 2020
New Large Print Nonfiction to explore. I started a blog last year to promote self-learning and the circulation of nonfiction works. Even though the library offers wonderful digital resources for use, such as Overdrive and Hoopla, I am interested in bolstering the books and audiobooks that are on display and in our stacks. I am … Continue reading Lifelong Learning in the Time of a Pandemic @ RCPL
The newly formed Mystery Writers Society is looking for keen-eyed sleuths to join in its endeavors to create amazing mysteries that will leave the world absolutely flabbergasted. This is an open invitation for any aspiring gumshoe to join the prestigious Mystery Writers Society. If you would like to redeem the value that this invitation holds, … Continue reading Join The Mystery Writers Society!
Our staff members have been getting a bit crafty! Take a peek at these step-by-step tutorials and we hope that you try them yourself! Craft 1: Family Portrait Craft by Dawn Like most of us, I was sitting on my couch watching Netflix when I decided to turn off the TV and be creative. It's … Continue reading Creative Blog 2: Quarantine Crafting
With recent blockbuster movies and a hit streaming show to back it up, the Star Wars franchise has made a huge comeback in recent years. Now, the 43-year-old franchise has a whole new storyline and a new fanbase. When George Lucas originally created the Star Wars saga he had intended it to be more of … Continue reading May The 4th Be With You
Libraries have been around for centuries, serving as safeguards and sources for all areas of knowledge far and wide. The first known library can be dated as far back as the seventh century B.C., stationed in what is now known as Iraq. It housed stone tablets categorized by subject matter, including religion, scholarly texts, and … Continue reading National Library Week