Library introduces hold lockers for 24/7 pickup
Round Rock Public Library now has a self-service locker system that allows library cardholders to check out items they have placed on hold in a convenient, contact-free way, with 24/7 access. Whenever you place a request for some items at the library, you can elect to have them placed in outdoor hold lockers for pickup outside of normal business hours.

Council approves zoning for The District
The Round Rock City Council voted unanimously to approve Planned Unit Development (PUD) zoning for The District, a 65.5-acre mixed-use project planned for SH 45 just east of IH 35. The project is expected to include multifamily housing, hotels, offices, retail stores and restaurants and a grocery store.​

City asking for public input on rec center needs
The City of Round Rock is embarking on a needs assessment for a possible new recreation center or renovation of the existing Clay Madsen Recreation Center. The process will include an evaluation of the City’s existing recreation center function and programs, as well as a market study of the surrounding community, and user needs, wants and wishes.

Music on Main continues with Summer Nights
The City's free Music on Main series is heating up! Bring a lawn chair, blanket and the family to Prete Plaza in Downtown Round Rock from 7-9 p.m. every Wednesday during the month of June. Be sure to dress for warm weather. There will be face painting, balloon artists and more! View the music lineup at roundrocktexas.gov/musiconmain.

Get to know your irrigation system
Do you have an irrigation system and not really sure how to use it, or how many minutes to set it for? July is Smart Irrigation Month and the perfect time to get acquainted with your system!

The City of Round Rock is offering free classes every Thursday in July to learn how to lower your water use, as well as your bills. Topics will include:

  • The different type of sprinkler heads and the pros and cons of each
  • How to clean and replace sprinkler nozzles
  • What to consider when scheduling different sprinkler zones
  • How to program and make changes to your controller
  • How to install a rain sensor

You can also schedule free irrigation evaluations for your home if you are qualified.

Classes will take place 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Bob Bennett Public Works Building, 3400 Sunrise Road. While these classes are free and open to the public, registration is required.

Juneteenth Rhythm and Ribs Festival
“The Voice” Inc. and the City of Round Rock will host the annual Round Rock Juneteenth Rhythm and Ribs Festival from 4 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, June 19, at the Lakeview Pavilion in Old Settlers Park, 3300 E. Palm Valley Blvd. This year's powerhouse music lineup will feature JAY SHALÉ/DJ SHALÉ, Eric Bellinger and Montell.

Virtual Mystery Night to benefit library services
The Friends of the Round Rock Public Library will host its annual Mystery Night event at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 22. This year's event will be virtual and feature the theme "You Can Leave If Y’er Dead: A Western Ghost Story." Tickets are $10. The Friends of the Round Rock Public Library non-profit provides funding and manpower to enhance library services.

Wyoming Springs Extension Open House
5-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 22
Baca Center Grand Room
301 West Bagdad Ave.

The Wyoming Springs Extension provides a needed, additional north-south crossing of Brushy Creek. This project consists of extending the existing Wyoming Springs Boulevard from Creekbend Boulevard at the south end to Old Settler’s Boulevard at the north end. This roadway will be a new four-lane divided arterial roadway with off-street shared use paths. The City of Round Rock will host a second public meeting from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 22, at the Fern Bluff MUD Community Center, 7320 Wyoming Springs Dr., to share updated schematic plans for the project.

Upcoming board, commission meetings

Tuesday, June 22, 7:30 a.m.

Thursday, June 24, 6 p.m.

Tuesday, July 6, 7:30 a.m.

Thursday, July 8, 6 p.m.