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Digitization Demo: Slides & Photos LibCal
Friday, January 17, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Registration Required | Digital Media Lab

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

Medicare Workshop
Tuesday, January 21, 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.

Hand Embroidery Basics LibCal
Wednesday, January 22, 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. Click here to register.

Landlord/Tenant Rights
Thursday, January 23, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
No Registration | Crawford Meeting Room

As a renting tenant, we are covered under the Texas Property Code and State and Federal laws. During this discussion we will look at what rights and obligations you have as a tenant in a rental property situation.

Personal Finance Goal Setting LibCal
Saturday, January 25, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Registration Required | Crawford Meeting Room
A New Year is a great time to set new goals. Join us for a Financial Goal Setting Session.  We will talk about money, realistic budgets, setting goals, and saving money.  Think of it as a financial learning party. You don’t want to miss this fun and interactive session.  We will celebrate Goals Accomplished on December 14, 2020. Click here to register.

Basics of Book Folding Art LibCal
Monday, January 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. 
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. Click here to register.

Tea Education and Tasting with The Cultured Cup LibCal
Wednesday, February 5, 7-9 p.m. 
Registration Required | Crawford Meeting Room 
Surprise your Valentine with a tea tasting and education session brought to you by The Cultured Cup! Registration is required and will open two weeks before the program. Click here to register.

Hatha Yoga Postures & Flow
Wednesday, February 5, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, March 11, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
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.

DIY Bullet Journals 
Thursday, February 20, 7-9 p.m. 
First Come, First Serve | Crawford Meeting Room 
Learn tips and tricks for organizing your life with a bullet journal and basic bookbinding techniques. All supplies will be provided, but supplies are limited and offered on a first come, first serve basis. 

Container Gardening
Sunday, March 1, 2-3 p.m.
No Registration | Crawford Meeting Room
No yard? Think you don’t have a place to plant a garden? Join us for a session with Denton County Master Gardeners to learn more about container gardening. No registration required, space is available on a first come, first served basis.

Budgeting: Part I LibCal
Tuesday, March 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Registration Required | Small Conference Room
In Part I of the budgeting workshop, learn how financial beliefs and behaviors are related to needs, wants, and environmental influences. Participants will set Specific, Measurable, Attainable, and Result-Oriented (S.M.A.R.T.) money goals that align with lifestyle choices. Part II will take place on March 24. Register separately for each event. Click here to register for Part I.

Digitization Demo: VHS LibCal
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. Click here to register.

Basics of Book Folding Art LibCal
Saturday, March 21, 2:30-4:30 p.m. 
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. Click here to register. 

Budgeting: Part II LibCal
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.  Click here to register for Part II. 

Fundamentos de Presupuestos: Parte 1 LibCal
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. Pulse aquí para registrarse.

Digitization Demo: Slides & Photos LibCal
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. Click here to register. 

Civil War 150 Traveling Exhibition
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.

Hand Embroidery Basics LibCal
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. Click here to register.

Edible Book Festival
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
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. Pulse aquí para registrarse.

Pollinators and Butterfly Gardening
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
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
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. Click here to register for Part I.

Living History: Civil War Soldier
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
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. Click here to register.

Credit, Loans, & Debt: Part II LibCal
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. Click here to register for Part II. 

Mending with Sashiko LibCal
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. Click here to register.

 


Recurring Events

Therapeutic Foster Care and Adoption 101
1st Tuesday of even months, 6:30-8 p.m.*
*February 4, April 7, June 2, August 4, October 6, December 1
No Registration | Crawford Meeting Room

If you are interested in foster care and/or adoption for children with Therapeutic Needs, please join us for a Therapeutic 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! This program is for adults 18 and up only. *Game Day will begin on Sunday, February 16.

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.

Stay Crafty: Adult Craft Night LibCal
4th Tuesday of the month, 7-8 p.m.
Registration Required | The Hive
January 28: Felt Fortune Cookies
February 25: Sugar Cookie Decorating
March 24: Activity TBD

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
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.