Adults

Adult Events

  

Job Search Series
The Library will host a series of job search programs in January 2019, led by Goodwill Job Connection. To register for any session, call 974.874.6165 or email the Library. 

Job Search Strategies - Wednesday, January 16 at 1 p.m.
Learn job-searching strategies, including barriers to employment. 

Resume Writing - Thursday, January 24 at 1 p.m.
Learn the fundamentals of writing, choosing content, and formatting your resume. 

Mock Interview - Thursday, January 31 at 1 p.m.
Learn what to expect in an interview. How should you prepare? What should you wear? Learn interview styles, expectations, and questions.

Job Search Series Flyer

Chess Challenge

Can you beat a chess champion? Now you can try! On Saturday, January 26 at 2 p.m., former U.S. women's chess champion Dr. Alexey Root will challenge 10 players simultaneously. Anyone who wins gets a copy of her newest book, Prepare with Chess Strategy. Are you up to the challenge? All ages are welcome. 

Chess Challenge Flyer

Finger Knitting 101
Did you know that you can knit using only yarn and your hands? Join us on Monday, January 28 at 1 p.m. or 7 p.m. to learn the art of finger knitting! Local craft teacher Sharon Oels Martyn will show participants how to make a scarf while sharing finger knitting tips and tricks. All supplies will be provided. This class is for ages 13 and older, and registration is required. To register for either session, please email the Library or call 972.874.6165.

Finger Knitting Flyer

Spring Gardening Series
Join us for the 10th anniversary of DCMGA's Spring Gardening Series!  The Library will host four free-gardening sessions full of useful tips and information, presented by the Denton County Master Gardener Association. Sessions include:
Monday, February 4 – Companion Planting
Monday, February 11 – Yard Art Smarts
Monday, February 18 – Landscape Design for Success
Monday, February 25 – SUCCess with SUCCULENTS

Each program will be held at 7 p.m. at the Library. To register, please email  the Library or call 972.874.6165.

Spring Gardening Series 2019 Flyer
Spring Gardening Series 2019 Program Guide

Wellness Series
New year, new YOU!  Throughout February, the Library will present a series of free workshops for those interested in a healthier 2019, led by TLC Family Health. Attendees can participate in any or all of the following workshops, each focusing on a different topic:
Tuesday, February 5 – Nutrition: Overfed/Undernourished
Tuesday, February 12 – Turning Off the Vacuum: Managing Hunger and Weight
Tuesday, February 19 – Overcoming Depression
Tuesday, February 26 – Helping Teenagers Overcome/Manage Stress and Anxiety

Each program will be held at 7 p.m. at the Library. To register, please email  the Library or call 972.874.6165.

New Year, New You Wellness Series 2019 Flyer

Job Fair
Looking for a new job? Come find it at the Job Fair on Thursday, February 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Library. Representatives from the City of Lewisville, Lewisville ISD, First Student, Fusion Logistics, Panda Express, Gaylord Hotel, Denco 9-1-1, U.S. Army, and additional organizations will be on-hand to speak with attendees about employment opportunities. Be prepared for on-the-spot interviews by dressing in business attire (please cover tattoos) and bringing copies of your resume. For more information, contact job fair sponsor Goodwill Job Connection at 972.436.3681 or email Bryan McBreen at bmcbreen@goodwilldallas.org. Registration is not required.

Job Fair 2019 Flyer

Photography Classes
Smile for the camera! The Library will present workshops in February and March for adults interested in brushing up on their photography skills. Led by photographer Jen Brown, a former high school teacher, attendees will learn tips and tricks on how Jen focuses on capturing the beauty in life’s ordinary moments. The two workshops will be held on:

Saturday, February 16 at 2 p.m. – “Capturing Your Family Memories” - Learn tips and tricks to document family life in a real and beautiful way.
Tuesday, March 5 at 7 p.m. – “More Than Snapshots/Composition” - Improve your composition to create stronger photos. Bring your camera to participate in this hands-on workshop.

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

Photography Classes 2019 Flyer

Movies at the Library - Selma
On Saturday, February 23 at 2 p.m., the Library will show “Selma” during its Movies at the Library event, rated PG-13. “Selma” is a 2014 historical drama about the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches led by James Bevel, Hosea Williams, Martin Luther King, Jr., and John Lewis. “Selma” had four Golden Globe nominations, an Oscar nomination for Best Picture, and took home an Oscar for Best Original Song. Popcorn will be provided. 

The movie is free to attend and will start at 2 p.m. Registration is not required. 


Adult Programs 

2018-2019 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 2018-2019 Book List Brochure
 
The Polygamist's Daughter by Anna LeBaron
  • Monday, August 13
  • Thursday, August 16
 
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
  • Monday, September 10
  • Thursday, September 13
 
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See
  • Monday, October 8
  • Thursday, October 11

The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
  • Monday, November 12
  • Thursday, November 15

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
  • Monday, December 10
  • Thursday, December 13
The Chillbury Ladies' Choir by Jennifer Ryan
  • Monday, January 14
  • Thursday, January 17
 
 America's First Daughter by Stephanie Dray
  • Monday, February 11
  • Thursday, February 14
 
 The Letter by Kathryn Hughes
  • Monday, March 11
  • Thursday, March 14
 
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and
the Birth of the FBI 
by David Grann
  • Monday, April 8
  • Thursday, April 11
 
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
  • Monday, May 13
  • Thursday, May 16



2018-2019 Theme Book Club

Join our new in-person, theme-based book club for adults! Participants will choose one book to read that corresponds with a set theme each month. This book club meets on the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. For more information, call 972.874.6165.



Printable 2018-2019 Themes

Printable Guide for February Meeting
 
November 1: Growing Up
December 6: Explore Other Cultures
January 3: Technology Gone Bad
February 7: Courage in the Face of Adversity
March 7: Texas Heritage and Culture
April 4: Let’s Laugh about It: Humor in Everyday Life
May 2: The Journey of Life




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.
2018 dates:
January 14, February 11, March 11, April 8, May 13, June 10, July 8, September 9, October 14, November 11 and December 9.