Adults

Adult Events

  

Rainwater Harvesting
Want to save money on your water bill? On Monday, September 23 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., come to the Library and learn about the benefits of a rainwater collection system. Presented by the Texas A&M AgriLfe Research and Extension Center at Dallas and sponsored by the Upper Trinity Regional Water District, participants will learn how to calculate rainwater capture, and how to design an above-ground collection system for your home, ranch or business's outdoor water needs. To register, please email the Library or call 972.874.6165.


Wild About Flower Mound Series: Screech Owls in Our Neighborhood


Want to attract the smallest of our native owls to live in your neighborhood?
Learn all about screech owls in the next “Wild About Flower Mound” event (sponsored by The Flower Mound Foundation) on Tuesday, September 24 at 7 p.m. at the Library. Local owl enthusiast Jim Simpkins will explain how to build a screech owl box, where to purchase one, and the best place for it in your neighborhood. To register, please email the Library or call 972.874.6165.

Screech Owls in Our Neighborhood 2019 Flyer

Emotions, Expectations, and Economics

Interested in investing? On Tuesday, October 1 at 7 p.m., the Library will host “Emotions, Expectations, and Economics,” part of the Financial Planning Series sponsored by Frank Rattan, Jr, CRPC ®, a Financial Advisor for Edward Jones. In this workshop, guest speaker Fred Miller, Senior Advisor Consultant for Franklin Templeton Investments, will provide an overview of the history of stocks and bonds. Attendees will learn how perspectives can influence market expectations and how emotions can affect long-term investments. To register for this event, please call 972.874.6165 or email the Library.

Emotions, Expectations, and Economics 2019 Flyer


Medicare 101

The Library will host the program "Medicare 101" on Wednesday, October 9 at 7 p.m. Get answers to common Medicare questions including:
 What is Original Medicare and what does it provide?
 What are the choices you need to consider in addition to Original Medicare?
 What does each plan cover?
 What are the enrollment deadlines and the associated penalties for not signing up?
Presenter Tony Waldshmidt is a Registered Representative with Centaurus Financial and has completed the AHIP (American Health Insurance Plans) Certification for Medicare. To register, please email the Library or call 972.874.6165.

Medicare 101 Flyer


Made for the Shade: Shade Gardening
Discover how to create beautiful shade gardens that beat the Texas heat! On Monday, October 14 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., come to the Library and learn about the many native and adapted plants that not only survive but thrive in shadier spots. The program will also cover gardening under mature trees as well as turf alternatives and hardscape options for low light areas. Presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Dallas and sponsored by the Upper Trinity Regional Water District. To register, please email the Library or call 972.874.6165.

Shade Gardening 2019 Flyer


Let's Talk College
Do you know what it really takes to get into college? Have all your questions answered on Tuesday, September 17 or Tuesday, October 15 at 7 p.m. when Erika Dietz of Guru Academic Advising discusses college planning at the Flower Mound Public Library. This presentation will go beyond the basics and teach students and families what they can do to make their college applications stand out from the pack. Students and parents will leave with information that will empower them to tackle the process of getting into college with less stress and better results.

To register for either session, please call 972.874.6165 or email the Library.

Let's Talk College 2019 Flyer


Wild About Flower Mound Series: Snakes, Alive! 
Rat snakes, garter snakes, copperheads, oh my! 

Learn all about some of the most misunderstood creatures living in our neighborhoods in the next “Wild About Flower Mound” event (sponsored by The Flower Mound Foundation) on Tuesday, October 22 at 7 p.m. at the Library. Whether you’re afraid of or fascinated by snakes, Brandi and Mario Nickerson from Nature’s Edge Wildlife and Reptile Rescue will explain the life history, habitat, adaptations, and conservation of snakes, as well as how to identify the different snakes in our area and minimize conflict between humans and snakes. To register, please email the Library or call 972.874.6165. 

Wild About Flower Mound Snakes Alive 2019 Flyer


Adult Programs 


2019-2020 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 p.m. or Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

Printable 2019-2020 Book List Brochure
 
The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff (Author Skype)
  • Monday, August 12
  • Thursday, August 15
 
Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
  • Monday, September 9
  • Thursday, September 12
 
The Bookshop of Yesterdays by Amy Meyerson
  • Monday, October 14
  • Thursday, October 17

Becoming by Michelle Obama
  • Monday, November 11
  • Thursday, November 14

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
  • Monday, December 9
  • Thursday, December 12
The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
  • Monday, January 13
  • Thursday, January 16
 
If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin
  • Monday, February 10
  • Thursday, February 13
 
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  • Monday, March 9
  • Thursday, March 12
 
Educated by Tara Westover
  • Monday, April 13
  • Thursday, April 16
 
The Widows by Jess Montgomery (Author Skype)
  • Monday, May 11
  • Thursday, May 14



Digital Book Club

Don't have time or book-loving friends to take part in a traditional book club? How about one online? Join the Flower Mound Public Library Digital Book Club, where members choose books based on set discussion themes. Anyone with a Goodreads account can join by logging in to Goodreads then clicking “Join Group” on the group home page. For additional information, call 972.874.6165 or email the Library.




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 1:30-4:30 p.m. Games will be provided, or you may bring your own. All ages welcome.
2019 dates:
January 13, February 10, March 10, April 7, May 12, June 9, July 14, August 11, September 8, October 13, November 10 and December 8.