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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


Create a Painted Candy Corn Pot
Join us on Monday, October 21 at 1 p.m. or 7 p.m. to make a painted candy corn pot! Local craft teacher Sharon Oels Martyn will demonstrate how to transform a plain clay pot into a colorful container to hold fall treats. This class is free to attend for anyone ages 13 and older and all supplies will be provided. To register for either session, please call 972.874.6165 or email the Library.



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


Finger Knitting 101
Did you know that you can knit using only yarn and your hands? Join us on Monday, November 11 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. This class is free to attend for anyone ages 13 and older and all supplies will be provided. To register for either session, please call 972.874.6165 or email the Library.




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.