The Round Top Family Library is a 501( c) 3 non-profit organization, sanctioned by the Central Texas Library Association. The Library serves the rural community surrounding Round Top with full lending services for adults and children. Here you will find popular reading material, best sellers, periodicals and classic and contemporary literature. Also available is a good selection of books on tape or CD, as well as a selection of movies. Beyond its lending resources, the Library serves as a center for cultural and learning activities for children, and as a community center. Patrons and visitors enjoy a rich array of programs of general interest and learning opportunities, as well as services such as free computer and Internet access.
Literary Evening Returns
Each year the Library’s Book Club sponsors a wonderful evening of readings and conversations with noted local authors. This year’s event will take place on Thursday, March 12th at 7:00 in the evening.
We’ll be welcoming back Dr. Sybil Pittman Estess and Dr. Ted Estess. Sybil has taught Literature and Creative Writing at several colleges in Houston and Brenham. Her literary critical essays and reviews have appeared all over the U.S. Ted led The Honors College at the University of Houston, first as its director and then as its dean, for some thirty-one years . He has published a number of articles on various interests that span across fields, cultures, and historical periods.
A new speaker this year is Sally Ridgway, a longtime Houstonian who has taught English at Houston Community College and has been an award-winning medical journalist and editor in the Texas Medical Center. Her poetry has been published in The Texas Observer, in Texas poetry anthologies and in national and international literary journals. Admission is free and a reception will follow the readings. Please join us!
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Round Top Library Association, Inc.
206 W. Mill
P.O. Box 245 - Round Top, Texas 78954
Hours: Mon - Sat. 1:30 - 5:30pm. Closed Sunday.
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