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  • I Confess...

    ...that when up-and-coming Round Rock Public Library staffer Eric T. nominated Texas in Her Own Words for this year's Round Rock Reads! ballot, I joined in the chorus of committee approval, all the while asserting confidently, "Of course, it'll never win." Oh, but I wanted it to! A...
    Posted to Round Rock Reads! (Weblog) by Linda Sappenfield on 03-13-2008
  • Texas in her Own Words is the winner!

    Thanks to everyone who showed up at Tuesday night's kickoff celebration of Round Rock Reads! A special thanks to City Council Member Carlos Salinas for announcing the winning book and to author Tweed Scott for his entertaining talk. We'd also like to thank Starbucks for providing coffee and yummy...
    Posted to Round Rock Reads! (Weblog) by Sarah Samson on 02-14-2008
  • And The Winner Is....

    You'll find out if you come to the Round Rock Reads kickoff celebration this Tuesday night at the library! At 7 PM, City Council Member Carlos Salinas will announce the book that we will read as a community in the coming months. Author Tweed Scott will talk to us about what a real Texan is, we'll...
    Posted to Round Rock Reads! (Weblog) by Sarah Samson on 02-10-2008
  • It's time to vote!

    I know, I know...it's not the easiest time of year; the holidays are over, time to take down the Christmas decorations, time to start working on those New Year's resolutions. What's there to look forward to, you ask? Round Rock Reads! You get to vote, starting TODAY! What book should our...
    Posted to Round Rock Reads! (Weblog) by Sarah Samson on 01-01-2008
  • What should we read?

    You get to help decide. Starting January 1st, the Round Rock Public Library will launch its second annual Round Rock Reads program with a 31-day election that will determine the book our city will read in 2008. You can vote online on the City's website starting January 1st, or you can vote in-person...
    Posted to Round Rock Reads! (Weblog) by Sarah Samson on 12-17-2007
  • The Book

    We had a great brown-bag discussion of The Devil's Highway last Saturday. Near the end of the event, we came up with a few questions for Mr. Urrea, the author, so I've been waiting to post until I heard back from him. Well, he hasn't responded yet, but I promise I will let you know when he...
    Posted to Round Rock Reads! (Weblog) by Sarah Samson on 08-03-2007
  • Panel Wrap-up

    The panel discussion on immigration Monday evening at City Hall was lively. A crowd of about 50 people were in attendance, and many stayed until the end to ask questions of the panelists. Reverend Dr. William Sappenfield served as the moderator and each panelist got approximately two minutes to answer...
    Posted to Round Rock Reads! (Weblog) by Sarah Samson on 07-26-2007
  • Immigration Panel Discussion Monday night moved to Council Chambers

    We've moved the Immigration Panel Discussion from the library to the Council Chambers in City Hall. The acoustics are better at this location, plus the disucssion will be videotaped and podcasted. If you can't make the discussion (Monday night, 7-9 PM), it will be broadcast live on Channel 10...
    Posted to Round Rock Reads! (Weblog) by Sarah Samson on 07-19-2007
  • Beginning our Journey

    Since I finished reading the book, I realize I really don't know a lot about the issue of immigration. This weekend, I set out to educate myself. For this post, I'll start with listing some good websites, links and facts about immigration. For my next post, I'll get into some resources and...
    Posted to Round Rock Reads! (Weblog) by Sarah Samson on 06-23-2007
  • Hit the Road: The Devil's Highway

    In May 2001, 26 men crossed the Mexican border into the desert of Southern Arizona and only 12 made it out alive. Round Rock Reads! has begun! On May 31, Mayor Nyle Maxwell announced the winning book for Round Rock's first community-wide book club. The book is entitled The Devil's Highway by...
    Posted to Round Rock Reads! (Weblog) by Sarah Samson on 06-19-2007
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