Speaker: Anna LeBaron – daughter of infamous cult leader Evril LeBaron – joins us to discuss her life in a polygamist cult, her escape at age 13, and her autobiography The Polygamist’s Daughter written to redeem the LeBaron name.
Reservations due by 2/6/2018 @ 5:00 p.m.
Speaker: Mary DeMuth – local author of almost 40 books and dubbed the “writer’s writer” – will take us on the fascinating journey of what is takes to bring a book from story-telling to the library and book shops.
Reservations due by 4/3/2018 @ 5:00 p.m.
Performer: Richmond Punch, a renowned violin virtuoso and a Julliard & Yale Graduate, will dazzle with his strings and vibrant musical performance.
Speaker: Kaye Irwin, a docent at the George W. Bush Library and Museum, has also served as a lead educator for the Bush Presidential Library for countless patrons and museum attendees. She has also been a volunteer at our own library, since shortly after it opened!
Reservations due by 5/1/2018 @ 5:00 p.m.
Program: Miles of Freedom
Speaker: Richard Miles
Program: ConnecTeach – Connecting the World Through Education
Speaker: Bhavani Parpia
Special Event: Fashion Show and Brunch by Chico’s/Soma
15th Annual Christmas Luncheon
Friends meets regularly six times each year – September, October, December, February, April and May, in addition to special events. Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held in the Community Room of the Rockwall County Library, 1215 E. Yellow Jacket Lane, Rockwall, Texas 75087.
The Christmas Luncheon in December is held at The Center, Rockwall CityPlace (108 E Washington St.), and features holiday table decorations by local hostesses.
All meetings and special events are open to the community but reservations are required.
- A $20 luncheon reservation includes meeting, program and buffet luncheon.
- To attend the meeting and program only (but not the luncheon), reservations are still required but at no charge.
Unless a luncheon reservation is cancelled by 5:00 pm Tuesday the week prior to meeting date, payment is required.