Round Rock Public Library

Pause and Play with the storytime librarians

The words Pause & Play With A Book Round Rock Public Library on a green sunburst patternThe words Pause and Play Round Rock Public Library against a blue starburst backgroundTwice a week, the storytime librarians share a short video to share a fun rhyme, song, or book.* 

New videos are uploaded onto a playlist at the official City of Round Rock YouTube channel, then shared on Facebook Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

You’re welcome to connect with the librarians via email: Ms. Andrea (Toddlertime) and Ms. Jane (Preschool Storytime).


*Book readings must be removed from public view shortly after they are posted, according to the requirements of each individual publisher.
 
We respect the creative community, we are grateful to the special accommodations the publishers are offering during this time when we cannot gather for in-person storytimes, and we urge everyone to be mindful of copyright.

Virtual Tween Book Club (ages 8-12)

The Round Rock Public Library will host a Tween Book Club meeting Thursday, April 23, 2020. Tweens (ages 8-12) are invited to discuss the book Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Overdrive is providing unlimited access to Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone eAudiobook and eBook from public libraries. All library patrons will be able to borrow the title simultaneously, without wait times or holds.


Need help access our digital resources? Call us at 512-218-7001.

For more information about the book contact: amygerman@roundrocktexas.gov

Pause and Play with the storytime librarians

The words Pause & Play With A Book Round Rock Public Library on a green sunburst patternThe words Pause and Play Round Rock Public Library against a blue starburst backgroundTwice a week, the storytime librarians share a short video to share a fun rhyme, song, or book.* 

New videos are uploaded onto a playlist at the official City of Round Rock YouTube channel, then shared on Facebook Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

You’re welcome to connect with the librarians via email: Ms. Andrea (Toddlertime) and Ms. Jane (Preschool Storytime).


*Book readings must be removed from public view shortly after they are posted, according to the requirements of each individual publisher.
 
We respect the creative community, we are grateful to the special accommodations the publishers are offering during this time when we cannot gather for in-person storytimes, and we urge everyone to be mindful of copyright.

Pause and Play with the storytime librarians

The words Pause & Play With A Book Round Rock Public Library on a green sunburst patternThe words Pause and Play Round Rock Public Library against a blue starburst backgroundTwice a week, the storytime librarians share a short video to share a fun rhyme, song, or book.* 

New videos are uploaded onto a playlist at the official City of Round Rock YouTube channel, then shared on Facebook Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

You’re welcome to connect with the librarians via email: Ms. Andrea (Toddlertime) and Ms. Jane (Preschool Storytime).


*Book readings must be removed from public view shortly after they are posted, according to the requirements of each individual publisher.
 
We respect the creative community, we are grateful to the special accommodations the publishers are offering during this time when we cannot gather for in-person storytimes, and we urge everyone to be mindful of copyright.

Pause and Play with the storytime librarians

The words Pause & Play With A Book Round Rock Public Library on a green sunburst patternThe words Pause and Play Round Rock Public Library against a blue starburst backgroundTwice a week, the storytime librarians share a short video to share a fun rhyme, song, or book.* 

New videos are uploaded onto a playlist at the official City of Round Rock YouTube channel, then shared on Facebook Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

You’re welcome to connect with the librarians via email: Ms. Andrea (Toddlertime) and Ms. Jane (Preschool Storytime).


*Book readings must be removed from public view shortly after they are posted, according to the requirements of each individual publisher.
 
We respect the creative community, we are grateful to the special accommodations the publishers are offering during this time when we cannot gather for in-person storytimes, and we urge everyone to be mindful of copyright.

Rockin’ Teen Poetry Contest (ages 12-18)

Teens, it is National Poetry Month and the Round Rock Public Library is accepting entries to the Rockin’ Teen Poetry Contest.  Young writers, ages 12-18, may submit an original poem. The contest will be open from Monday, April 13, 2020 – Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 5:00 pm.

The top five poems will be turned into a book which will become part of the Round Rock Public Library’s local author collection for children. Selected writers will also be invited to showcase their work at the Round Rock Public Library’s annual Local Author Fair. 

Contest guidelines:

  • Writers may enter one original poem in any format – rhymed, free verse, haiku or other.
  • The poem must be a maximum of 500 words, no more!
  • Writers must be ages 12-18.
  • Previously published poems will not be accepted.
  • Entries must be received before Thursday, April 30th at 5:00 pm.

How to enter the contest: 

  • Read the contest guidelines. 
  • Write your poem!
  • Save your story in a Word document or in a plain text file. In the e-mail message please include: writer’s name,  writer’s age, an e-mail address and/or phone number and the poem title.  Attach the file and email it to: Jane Dance at jdance@roundrocktexas.gov

 Questions?

Please contact Jane at jdance@roundrocktexas.gov or 512-218-7012.

Pause and Play with the storytime librarians

The words Pause & Play With A Book Round Rock Public Library on a green sunburst patternThe words Pause and Play Round Rock Public Library against a blue starburst backgroundTwice a week, the storytime librarians share a short video to share a fun rhyme, song, or book.* 

New videos are uploaded onto a playlist at the official City of Round Rock YouTube channel, then shared on Facebook Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

You’re welcome to connect with the librarians via email: Ms. Andrea (Toddlertime) and Ms. Jane (Preschool Storytime).


*Book readings must be removed from public view shortly after they are posted, according to the requirements of each individual publisher.
 
We respect the creative community, we are grateful to the special accommodations the publishers are offering during this time when we cannot gather for in-person storytimes, and we urge everyone to be mindful of copyright.

Pause and Play with the storytime librarians

The words Pause & Play With A Book Round Rock Public Library on a green sunburst patternThe words Pause and Play Round Rock Public Library against a blue starburst backgroundTwice a week, the storytime librarians share a short video to share a fun rhyme, song, or book.* 

New videos are uploaded onto a playlist at the official City of Round Rock YouTube channel, then shared on Facebook Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

You’re welcome to connect with the librarians via email: Ms. Andrea (Toddlertime) and Ms. Jane (Preschool Storytime).


*Book readings must be removed from public view shortly after they are posted, according to the requirements of each individual publisher.
 
We respect the creative community, we are grateful to the special accommodations the publishers are offering during this time when we cannot gather for in-person storytimes, and we urge everyone to be mindful of copyright.

Pause and Play with the storytime librarians

The words Pause & Play With A Book Round Rock Public Library on a green sunburst patternThe words Pause and Play Round Rock Public Library against a blue starburst backgroundTwice a week, the storytime librarians share a short video to share a fun rhyme, song, or book.* 

New videos are uploaded onto a playlist at the official City of Round Rock YouTube channel, then shared on Facebook Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

You’re welcome to connect with the librarians via email: Ms. Andrea (Toddlertime) and Ms. Jane (Preschool Storytime).


*Book readings must be removed from public view shortly after they are posted, according to the requirements of each individual publisher.
 
We respect the creative community, we are grateful to the special accommodations the publishers are offering during this time when we cannot gather for in-person storytimes, and we urge everyone to be mindful of copyright.

Pause and Play with the storytime librarians

The words Pause & Play With A Book Round Rock Public Library on a green sunburst patternThe words Pause and Play Round Rock Public Library against a blue starburst backgroundTwice a week, the storytime librarians share a short video to share a fun rhyme, song, or book.* 

New videos are uploaded onto a playlist at the official City of Round Rock YouTube channel, then shared on Facebook Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

You’re welcome to connect with the librarians via email: Ms. Andrea (Toddlertime) and Ms. Jane (Preschool Storytime).


*Book readings must be removed from public view shortly after they are posted, according to the requirements of each individual publisher.
 
We respect the creative community, we are grateful to the special accommodations the publishers are offering during this time when we cannot gather for in-person storytimes, and we urge everyone to be mindful of copyright.