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Due to the Disaster Declaration and Executive "Stay At Home" Order issued by Denton County, all operations at the Lewisville Public Library will close at noon on Wednesday, March 25. At noon on March 25 the drive-up window and book return will close. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON USING THE LIBRARY.

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Due to the Disaster Declaration and Executive "Stay At Home" Order issued by Denton County, all operations at the Lewisville Public Library will close at noon on Wednesday, March 25. All Library classes and events are cancelled through May 10. Click here for information on using the Library during our closure.

 

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Digitization Demo: VHS LibCal *CANCELLED*
Thursday, March 19, 6:30-7:30 p.m. 
Registration Required | Digital Media Lab

Learn how to transfer your old VHS tapes to DVD or a digital file. Registration opens up two weeks before each class. 

Basics of Book Folding Art LibCal
Saturday, March 21, 2:30-4:30 p.m. | CANCELLED
Wednesday, April 29, 6:30-8:30 p.m. | CANCELLED
Monday, June 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Click here to register
Saturday, July 11, 2:30-8:30 p.m. | Click here to register
Registration Required | Crawford Meeting Room
Book Folding is somewhat like origami but with pages of a book. With this craft you are able to create words or pictures on the face of the pages of a book by following a simple pattern. It's a fun way to upcycle books you have lying around and collecting dust. All supplies will be provided. Space is limited. Registration opens two weeks before each class. 

Budgeting: Part II LibCal *CANCELLED*
Tuesday, March 24, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Registration Required | Small Conference Room

In Part 2 of the budgeting workshop, learn tips on how to live within your current financial budget and what are Wants vs. Needs. We will explore how to avoid spending traps and how practical money management habits can help achieve long-term goals. Participants will complete a budget in class. Register separately for each event.  

Fundamentos de Presupuestos: Parte 1 LibCal *CANCELLED*
Jueves, 26 de marzo, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Requiere Inscripción | Crawford Meeting Room

Aprenda los conceptos básicos de la presupuestación, incluyendo cómo establecer metas monetarias que se alineen con su estilo de vida y cómo vivir dentro de su presupuesto financiero actual. Los asistentes completarán un presupuesto en la clase. .

Digitization Demo: Slides & Photos LibCal *CANCELLED*
Thursday, March  26, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Registration Required | Digital Media Lab

Learn how to digitize your old photographs and slides. Registration opens up two weeks before each class.

Hand Embroidery Basics LibCal *CANCELLED*
Tuesday, March 31, 7-9 p.m.
Registration Required | Crawford Meeting Room
Learn the basics of hand embroidery and take home an embroidery sampler to help you get started. All supplies will be provided. Registration opens two weeks before each class. 

Civil War 150 Traveling Exhibition *CANCELLED*
Wednesday, April 1-Friday, April 24
The Civil War is the most transformative period in US history. Drawing upon letters, personal accounts, and images, Civil War 150 invites Americans to understand how soldiers, presidents, freedmen, and families struggled to address the nature of democracy and citizenship, the human toll of civil war, and the role of a president in wartime. Civil War 150 is a national traveling panel exhibition organized by the Gilder Lehrman Institute  of American History.

Hatha Yoga Postures & Flow *CANCELLED*
Wednesday, April 1, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
No Registration | Community Room
Yoga can increase your flexibility, muscle strength, and help manage stress. This is a gentle yoga class and there are modifications for every pose to accommodate all fitness levels. 

Edible Books Festival *CANCELLED*
Saturday, April 4, 2-4 p.m.
No Registration | Community Room
Celebrate the art of books through food! Community members are invited to create an “edible book”, which is a culinary interpretation of any book, character, literary pun, or plot. Edible books will be on exhibit from 2-4 pm where members of the public can vote for their favorite. People’s Choice Awards will be presented at 4:00pm.

Fundamentos de Presupuestos: Parte 2 LibCal *CANCELLED*
Jueves, 2 de abril, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Requiere Inscripción | Crawford Meeting Room

Aprenda los conceptos básicos de la presupuestación, incluyendo cómo establecer metas monetarias que se alineen con su estilo de vida y cómo vivir dentro de su presupuesto financiero actual. Los asistentes completarán un presupuesto en la clase. 

Pollinators and Butterfly Gardening *CANCELLED*
Sunday, April 5, 2-3 p.m.
No Registration | Crawford Meeting Room
Join us for a session with Denton County Master Gardeners to learn about gardening for pollinators. No registration required, space is available on a first come, first served basis.

Medicare Workshop *CANCELLED*
Monday, April 6, 6:30-8 p.m.
No Registration | Crawford Meeting Room

Come learn about the 4 parts of Medicare: A, B, C and D.  You will also get a better understanding of Medicare eligibility, election periods, and enrollment penalties.  Join Scott Teagle from Four Square Senior Benefits to have all of your questions about Medicare answered.

Credit, Loans, & Debt: Part I LibCal *CANCELLED*
Thursday, April 9, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Registration Required | Crawford Meeting Room
What is credit? Is it worse to have bad credit or no credit? Develop an understanding of the following: credit and how credit functions when making purchases; identifying the differences between types of debt and which are best to build a positive credit history; and carrying a debt load and methods for creating a debt payoff plan. Part II takes place on Thursday, April 23. 

Living History: Civil War Soldier *CANCELLED*
Tuesday, April 14, 7 p.m.
No Registration | Community Room
It’s been 155 years since the end of the American Civil War. Hear what life was like for a Civil War soldier from First Sgt. Josiah Ballou of the Pennsylvania Cavalry 2nd Regiment and learn about the impacts of the war. Open to adults and middle-high school students.

Hike & Write: Flower Power LibCal *CANCELLED*
Sunday, April 19, 9-11 a.m. 
Registration Required | Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area (LLELA), 201 E. Jones St., Lewisville, TX 
Go on a guided spring wildflower walk and learn how to identify and sketch flowers. We will be making basic sketchbooks and practicing techniques for sketching along the way. Presented with LLELA. 

Credit, Loans, & Debt: Part II LibCal *CANCELLED*
Thursday, April 23, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Registration Required | Crawford Meeting Room
What is credit? Is it worse to have bad credit or no credit? Develop an understanding of the following: credit and how credit functions when making purchases; identifying the differences between types of debt and which are best to build a positive credit history; and carrying a debt load and methods for creating a debt payoff plan. 

Mending with Sashiko LibCal *CANCELLED*
Saturday, April 25, 1-4 p.m. 
Registration Required | Crawford Meeting Room 
Sashiko is a simple hand sewing technique that can be used to mend textiles or add character to patternless fabric. Have a pair of jeans with rips in the knees? Bring them with you to the class, or practice sashiko on a provided piece of jean material. Registration opens two weeks before the class. 

 


Recurring Events

Foster Care and Adoption 101 *Cancelled through May*
1st Tuesday of even months, 6:30-8 p.m.*
*June 2, August 4, October 6, December 1
No Registration | Crawford Meeting Room

If you are interested in foster care and/or adoption please join us for a Foster Care and Adoption 101 information meeting. Basic requirements and information regarding the overall process will be presented. Registration is not required. Childcare is not provided.

Game Day at the Library 
3rd Sunday of every month, 1:30-4:30 p.m.*
No Registration | Crawford Meeting Room

Visit the library and spend the afternoon playing games like Splendor, Pandemic, Telestrations, Forbidden Island, and more! Attendees are also welcome to bring their own games from home that they would like to play. This program is for adults 18 and up only. *March 15 & April 18 Game Day are cancelled

Home Repair Grants Workshop
3rd Thursday of the month, 6:30-7:30 p.m.*
No Registration | Crawford Meeting Room
The City of Lewisville Neighborhood Services invites residents to the first of several free Home Repair Grants Workshops. These workshops give Lewisville residents opportunities to learn more about home repair resources and grants. City staff members will describe the process for applying for the Property Enhancement Program, Water Conservation Credits, Love Your Block Grants, and other programs available through the City of Lewisville. To learn more, visit www.cityoflewisville.com/pep.
*March 19 & April 16 workshops are cancelled

Stay Crafty: Adult Craft Night LibCal 
4th Tuesday of the month, 7-8 p.m.
Registration Required | The Hive
March 24: String Art | CANCELLED
April 28: Floral Still Life with Watercolors | CANCELLED
Make it and take it home at Stay Crafty, Lewisville Public Library's monthly craft event! All supplies are provided. Registration is required and opens two weeks before each activity. For adults age 18 and up only. 

Crochet Corner  *Cancelled through May 10*
2nd & 4th Thursdays, 6:30-8 p.m.
No Registration | Small Conference Room
Come together to share ideas, get inspiration, or even show off your crochet skills! Attendees are encouraged to bring their own yarn and needles, as only a limited amount of supplies will be provided. Open to adults age 18 and up.

Free Vision Screenings for All Ages
Last Sunday of the month, 1:30-3:30 p.m.*
No Registration | Small Conference Room
The Lewisville LIONS Club offers free vision screenings that are quick, non-invasive, and available for all. Screenings will determine if there is a need to follow up with an eye doctor.
*March 29 & April 26 vision screenings are cancelled