Adults

Adult Events


Let's Talk College: What You Need to Know Right Now


There are more than 3,000 colleges out there; how do you know which one is right for you? College can cost upwards of $100,000; how are you going to pay for it? There are many questions that come up when making a college plan, and residents are encouraged to get answers on Tuesday, September 19 at 7:00 p.m. when the Flower Mound Public Library hosts a college preparation class. Erika Dietz, local college planner and founder of Guru Academic Advising, will answer some of your biggest questions about college and help you figure out what you can do right now to set your student up for future success. Parents and students are encouraged to attend this free program together! Don’t worry if you can’t make it on Tuesday, September 19; stop by for the repeat event on Tuesday, October 24 at 7:00 p.m. To reserve your spot, please email fmpl@flower-mound.com, or call 972.874.6165.

Let's Talk College Flyer


Health Insurance Basics


What is the Affordable Care Act, Medicare, deductibles, coinsurance, and copayment? On Monday, October 30 at 7:00 p.m., this presentation will cover these topics including common acronyms like PCB, EOB and more. To register email fmpl@flower-mound.com or call 972.874.6165.



Health Insurance Basics Flyer


Important Conversations Between Adult Children and Their Parents

On Monday, November 6 at 7:00 p.m., Cindy Gordon, a University of North Texas Communications Professor, will present "Important Conversations Between Adult Children and Their Parents." As parents age, families must work together to tackle big questions. Helping a senior decide if and when to move, whether they should stop driving, or how to tackle a medical issue requires tough conversations for the entire family. This program will teach participants how to communicate as a family to tackle these big issues. Adult children and their parents are encouraged to attend together. To register, email fmpl@flower-mound or call 972.874.6165.

Important Conversations Flyer


Photographing Your Family


Join local photographer, Jen Brown, on Saturday, November 11 at 2:00 p.m., for an informative photography class in which you will learn tips, tricks, and methods on how to improve your photos of your family. The class is geared towards parents (or grandparents!) wanting to photograph children and families. Audience will learn about lighting, composition, getting natural smiles from children, using cell phones, editing on Instagram and more! Please bring a camera and/or cell phone to the class! To register email fmpl@flower-mound.com or call 972.874.6165.

Photographing Your Family Flyer


Lee Harvey Oswald: An Argument for the Lone Gunman
On Monday, November 13 at 7:00 p.m., the Library will host "Lee Harvey Oswald: An Argument for the Lone Gunman," a discussion of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, subsequent investigations, and conspiracy theories surrounding the event. Which theory best holds up to scrutiny? Local historian and educator Joe Bracket presents why he believes the evidence best supports the single shooter theory and the evolution of his position regarding who shot JFK. To register, email fmpl@flower-mound.com or call 972.874.6165.

Lone Gunman Flyer


Focus on Fixed Income


On Tuesday, November 14 at 7:00 p.m., Frank Rattan, Jr., CRPC®, a financial advisor with Edward Jones, will explain the basics of fixed income investments, the advantages of laddering, and how fixed income may be part of your investment strategy. To RSVP please email fmpl@flower-mound.com or call 972.874.6165.

Focus on Fixed Income Flyer


Adult Programs 

2017-2018 Book Club Discussion Group


The Flower Mound Public Library welcomes you to join our book club discussion group for lively talk about the book of the month. For more information call 972.874.6165. Attend either Mondays at 7:00 p.m. or Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

Printable 2017-2018 Book List Brochure

 
The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore
  • Monday, August 14
  • Thursday, August 17
 
  News of the World by Paulette Jiles
  • Monday, September 11
  • Thursday, September 14
 
 The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood 
  • Monday, October 9
  • Thursday, October 12

Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly 
  • Monday, November 13
  • Thursday, November 16

One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd
 by Jim Fergus 
  • Monday, December 11
  • Thursday, December 14
The Whole Town's Talking by Fannie Flagg 
  • Monday, January 8
  • Thursday, January 11
 
  Karolina's Twins by Ronald H. Balson 
  • Monday, February 12
  • Thursday, February 15
 
  Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance 
  • Monday, March 12
  • Thursday, March 15
 
  A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles 
  • Monday, April 9
  • Thursday, April 12
 
  The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  • Monday, May 14
  • Thursday, May 17

Gaming Unplugged

 
Join fellow gamers for an afternoon of chess, table-top games, and role-playing games on the second Sunday of the month from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Games will be provided, or you may bring your own. All ages welcome.
2017 dates: January 8, February 12, March 12, April 9, May 14, June 11, July 9, September 10, October 8, November 12 and December 10.