Adults

Adult Events

  

Bullet Journaling 101*

​*Registration for this class is now full. 


Organize your life with bullet journaling! The Flower Mound Public Library will offer a class on Bullet Journaling for adults and teens on Monday, August 20th, at 7 p.m. Bullet journaling allows you to record all of your notes and reminders in one place, optimizing your planning process. This class will teach you how to set up your bullet journal, track your goals, tasks, and events, and customize your journal to fit your lifestyle. If you already keep a bullet journal, come share your tips and tricks! Please bring a notebook and pen. For additional information, please call 972.874.6165 or email the Library.



Bullet Journaling 101 Flyer


Chinestory Chinese Language Learning Workshop

Learn Chinese through games and hands-on activities in the interactive Chinestory Chinese Language Learning Workshop. Chinestory uses vivid imagery and storytelling to teach the fundamentals of the Chinese language, from the basic strokes to characters and phrases. The Library will offer the Chinestory workshop on Saturday, August 25 at 2 p.m. for children and families and on Tuesday, August 28 at 7 p.m. for adults and teens. To register, please email the Library or call 972.874.6165.

Chinestory Flyer 


ULandscapeIT: Water Efficient Landscape Design

Do you want to have a yard people envy? Attend this workshop on Monday, September 10 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. to learn basic design principles, plant placement, and all about the newest hardscape trends. Transform you yard into a low-maintenance, water-efficient landscape. Learn how to use the online ULandscapeIT tool to become your own landscape designer. This program is 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.

ULandscapeIT Flyer 

Retirement: Making Your Money Last

The Library will host a retirement seminar on Tuesday, September 11 at 7 p.m., presented by Frank Rattan, Jr., CRPC®, a Financial Advisor at Edward Jones. This seminar will explore the considerations and tradeoffs when developing a retirement income strategy. Attendees will learn ways to plan for the unexpected during retirement. To register for this event, call 972.874.6165 or email the library.

Retirement: Making Your Money Last Flyer


Are There Bobcats and Coyotes in Your Neighborhood?
On Thursday, September 13 at 7 p.m., the Flower Mound Public Library will host the first event in the Wild about Flower Mound Series, sponsored by The Flower Mound Foundation. Chris Jackson, author of the DFW Urban Wildlife blog and well-known speaker about the wild critters that live in our urban areas, will talk about the wildlife we co-exist with every day, whether we know they are there or not. What should you do if you see a coyote or bobcat in your neighborhood? What other wildlife is common in North Texas? Bring your questions about the wildlife you have observed. To register, please email the library or call 972.874.6165.



Bobcats and Coyotes Flyer

Let’s Talk College


Do you know what it really takes to get into college? On Tuesday, September 18 and Tuesday, October 9 at 7 p.m., Erika Dietz of Guru Academic Advising will discuss 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. This event is designed for high school students and their parents. To register, call 972.874.6165 or email the library.

Let's Talk College Flyer


Water U Doing? Water Efficient Sprinklers

The Library will host the workshop "Water U Doing? Water Efficient Sprinklers" on Monday, September 24 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Save water, money and time by giving your sprinkler system a "spruce up." Learn how minor do-it-yourself repairs and simple irrigation tips can make a major impact on your water waste and water bill. If you've got questions about your controller or how much your lawn and landscape really needs, we've got a stream of info to get your plants looking their best. This program is 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.

Water U Doing Flyer 



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 Amor Towles 
  • Monday, April 8
  • Thursday, April 11
 
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
  • Monday, May 13
  • Thursday, May 16


The Flower Mound Public Library Digital Book Club

Don't have time or book-loving friends to take part in a traditional book club? How about one online? On Tuesday, May 22, the Flower Mound Public Library will start a new digital book club where members choose books based on set discussion themes.

This book club is inspired by “The Great American Read,” a PBS television series that explores the nation’s most-loved books. Members can meet fellow bibliophiles, participate in book discussions, and vote in an online poll to choose Flower Mound’s favorite book. 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.

Flower Mound Public Library Digital Book Club Flyer


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 2-4 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.