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Let's Talk College: What You Need To Know Right Now
There are over 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? On Tuesday, September 27 at 7:00 p.m., 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 success. Parents and students are encouraged to attend this free program together!  Join us for a repeat of this event on Monday, October 17. For reservations: please email or call 972-874-6165.

Let's Talk College Flyer


How to Write Great College Essays

On Wednesday, October 5 at 7:00 p.m., Chris Blackwell, a College Counselor and the Director of Collegewise - DFW, will present 'How to Write Great College Essays.' This seminar will show you what admissions officers really look for in great college essays, and offer suggestions for finding and sharing your best stories. 

How to Write Great College Essays Flyer


International Games Day @ Your Library
On
Saturday, November 19 from 12-4:00 p.m., the Flower Mound Public Library is hosting a local instance of the International Games Day @ Your Library!” Bring your family and friends to this table top and card gaming open house. Play old favorites or learn a new game! Choose a game from the library’s collection or bring a game from home to share.


Teen/Tween Programs

Monthly programs meet as noted.

Anime Daze
Anime screenings, related special activities, prizes and snacks for students in grades 6-12. Registration not required. This program meets on the first Wednesday of each month, September-May from 4:30-5:30 p.m.
click here for a printable flyer

NEW!Bibliomaniacs
Hang out at this book club for high school teens and talk about your favorite books! Just bring the book you're currently reading, just finished, or any of your favorites to talk about and fancast over snacks. The program meets on the third Wednesday of every month (except August and December) from 4:30-5:30 p.m.

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.
2016 dates:  September 11, October 9, November 13, and December 11.


High School Anime
Anime Screening, discussion and snacks for high school students only. Sponsored by the library and ran by high school teens. Registration not required. The program meets the first Saturday of the month (except June, July and August) from 1-4:30 p.m.
click here for a printable brochure

Middle School Book Club
Discover new books and talk about them with other readers at the Middle School Book Club! This book club opportunity is open to students grades 6-8 and meets every third Monday (except June, July and August) from 4:30-5:30 p.m. 
click here for a printable brochure

Random Fandom
What's your fandom? The Teen Advisory Group will randomly select one fandom to feature each month with crafts, games and trivia. Attend Random Fandom for your chance to suggest fandoms for consideration! No registration is required. Open to grades 6-12. The program is held on the second Thursday of the month, September-May from 4:00-5:30 p.m.
  • September: Crime Shows
  • October: Stranger Things
  • November: Hamilton
  • December: The Chronicles of Narnia

Teen Advisory Group
TAG members will be given the opportunity to plan programs, select books and other materials, and earn volunteer hours. Members may not have more than three unexcused absences. Open to grades 6-12. An interest card must be filled out and turned in to the Youth Services desk or emailed to . The program meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month (except June, July, and December) from 4:30-5:30 p.m.
View the interest card

Teen Writing Group
Are you interested in creative writing and want the chance to practice your skills and share your work with others? The Teen Writing Group is open to all in grades 6-12 and meets on the second Wednesday of the month (except August) from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Each meeting will have creative writing exercises and tips, and everyone will have the option to share a page of their writing.



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