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Adult Events

  

Managing Stress

Do you find yourself feeling stressed and are unsure of how to manage it? Do you want to learn about the root causes of stress and ways to cope? We all feel some amount of stress throughout our lives and learning to cope with stress in a manageable and healthy way can be difficult. Attend the seminar "Managing Stress" on Wednesday, November 7 at 7 p.m. to learn about the triggers of stress, symptoms of stress, and tools to help you manage stress including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques and Mindfulness techniques. Presenter Garen Gasparro is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with many years of experience as a counselor and educator. To register, please call 972.874.6165 or email the library.

Managing Stress Flyer


What is a Prairie, Anyway?
Have you ever driven by The Flower Mound and wondered what that weedy-looking field was all about? On Thursday, November 8 at 7 p.m., the Library will host the third Wild about Flower Mound event, sponsored by The Flower Mound Foundation. Flower Mound Foundation board member and Master Naturalist Diane Wetherbee will present the sights of the Flower Mound prairie that you can’t notice while just driving past. She will explain the importance of the most endangered ecosystem in the U.S. and show you the grasses, flowers, and wildlife that make up the namesake for our town. To register, email the Library or call 972.874.6165.

What is a Prairie Flyer


Donn's Friends: Alzheimer's Support for Loved Ones and Caregivers

Join us on Tuesday, November 13 at 7 p.m. to learn about Donn's Friends, an innovative new program from the Flower Mound Senior Center. Each month, people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia are invited to visit for brain-stimulating activities and games including discussion groups, crafts, and singing. Meanwhile, their caregivers are given a break to socialize with other caregivers, learn helpful tips, and discover resources. Learn the story about how Donn's Friends became a SIM program, how to get involved, and resources for caring for loved ones with Alzheimer's and dementia. To register, please call 972.874.6165 or email the library.

Donn's Friends Flyer


Create a Melted Wax Necklace

Join us on Thursday, November 15 at 1 p.m. or Monday, November 19 at 7 p.m. to craft a colorful melted wax pendant necklace! We'll use crayons, glitter, and a metal bezel to create the necklace. The class will be led by Sharon Oels Martyn, a local craft teacher who's experienced in working with all levels of crafters. This class is for adults and teens, and registration is required. Choose to attend either the November 15 or the November 19 session. To register, please call 972.874.6165 or email the library.

Melted Wax Necklace 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 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 November 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? 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.