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Meal Prepping 101
Friday, September 20, 12-1 p.m.
No Registration | Crawford Meeting Room
Meal planning can help you save time, money, and effort. Explore apps, websites, and templates focused on healthy eating for individuals and families. No registration required.

Mental Health Series: Stress Management
Thursday, September 26, 7-8:30 p.m.
No Registration | Crawford Meeting Room
Everyone experiences stress and anxiety at one time or another. Learn the differences between the two, their effects on the body, techniques to reduce the impact and how to manage your symptoms. Presented by a licensed professional.

How to Buy a House
Thursday, October 10, 6:30-8 p.m.
No Registration | Crawford Meeting Room
Buying a house is confusing. Join Ellen Hakala, a home loan officer, to learn the steps to apply for a mortgage and information about down payment assistance programs.

LLELA Hike & Write  LibCal
Saturday, October 12, 9-11 a.m.
Registration Required | Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area (201 E Jones St, Lewisville, TX 75057)
Spending time in nature can provide a wide range of benefits from improving your mood and reducing stress to increasing your ability to focus. Get a free dose of Vitamin N(ature) with us at LLELA! We will create a journal, take a guided hike, and draw or write in response to what we observe on the trail. Registration opens two weeks before the program. Click here to register.

Reusable Fabric Gift Tags 
Tuesday, October 15, 6-8 p.m.
Ticket Needed | The Hive
Reusable gift tags are a fun, easy way to make any gift unique. Make reusable gift tags for family and friends with the Library’s sewing machines. All supplies will be provided. Registration is not required, but space is limited. Tickets will be handed out at the The Hive service desk 30 minutes prior to the class start time. Attendees must have a ticket to attend.

Medicare Workshop
Tuesday, October 22, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
No Registration | Crawford Meeting Room
How does enrollment in Medicare work? What does Medicare cost? Is it required to enroll in Medicare at the age of 65? Is there a penalty for not enrolling in Medicare? Join Scott Teagle from FourSquare Senior Benefits to answer all of these questions and more.

Mental Health Series: Holiday Family Relations
Thursday, October 24, 7-8:30 p.m.
No Registration | Crawford Meeting Room
Family relationships can be strained at any time of the year and can be especially difficult in preparation of and over the holidays. Learn strategies on how to set and maintain realistic boundaries as well as how to interact with difficult family members and maintain your integrity in family relationships. Presented by a licensed professional.

Budgeting Part 1 LibCal
Tuesday, October 29, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Registration Required | Crawford Meeting Room
How and where did you learn about money? How is money connected with emotions? How can you change your financial behavior? In Part 1 of this workshop, learn how financial beliefs and behaviors are related to needs, wants, and environmental influences. Attendees will set Specific, Measurable, Attainable, and Result-Oriented (S.M.A.R.T.) money goals that align with lifestyle choices. Registration opens two weeks before the program. Click here to register.

NaNoWriMo Write-Ins
Mondays in November, 7-8 p.m.
No Registration | Crawford Meeting Room
National Novel Writing Month participants are invited to come write in the Library every Monday night in November. Meet other writers, participate in writing sprints, and boost your word count to make it to the 50,000 word goal. Bring your own laptop or writing materials. 

Budgeting Part 2 LibCal
Tuesday, November 5, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Registration Required | Crawford Meeting Room

In Part 2 of this 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. Attendees will complete a budget in class. Registration opens two weeks before the program. Click here to register.

Ready, Set, Game!
Saturday, November 9, 12-4 p.m.
No Registration | Community Room
Celebrate International Games Week and pick from a variety of games to play. Bring friends or make some new ones.

Comic Club
Tuesday, November 12, 7 p.m.
No Registration | Crawford Meeting Room

Love comics? Join Comic Club! Come talk about your favorite comics and make nerdy stuff with us.

Digitization Demo: VHS 
Thursday, November 14, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Ticket Needed | Digital Media Lab
Learn how to transfer your old VHS tapes to DVD or a digital file. Attendees must get a free ticket from the Information Desk to attend. Space is limited. Tickets are distributed 30 minutes before the class start time.

Mental Health Series: Relaxation & Deep Breathing Techniques
Thursday, November 14, 7-8:30 p.m.
No Registration | Crawford Meeting Room
One of the ways to relax or reduce stress is by using deep breathing techniques. Learn several methods in this program. Presented by a licensed professional.

Digitization Demo: Slides & Photos 
Thursday, November 21, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Ticket Needed | Digital Media Lab
Learn how to digitize your old photographs and slides. Attendees must get a free ticket from the Information Desk to attend. Space is limited. Tickets are distributed 30 minutes before the class start time.

Reusable Fabric Gift Bags 
Tuesday, December 3, 6-8 p.m.
Ticket Needed | The Hive
Fabric gift bags cut down on wasted paper and money. Learn how to make them with the Library’s sewing machines. All supplies will be provided. Registration is not required, but space is limited. Tickets will be handed out at the The Hive service desk 30 minutes prior to the class start time. Attendees must have a ticket to attend.

Introduction to Birding LibCal
Monday, December 9, 6:30-8 p.m.
Registration Required | Crawford Meeting Room

Birding is a relaxing hobby where you can enjoy the beauty of nature. Learn from a birding expert how to use the local habitat to identify birds and recognize local bird calls. Participants will receive a free pass to LLELA to attend the monthly Bird Walk on Saturday, December 14. Click here to register.

Mental Health Series: Breaking the Stigma of Counseling
Thursday, December 12, 7-8:30 p.m.
No Registration | Crawford Meeting Room
What is therapy and counseling, who is it for, and how is it beneficial? Hear from a licensed professional in a relaxed environment and learn everything you want to know about therapy and counseling. Questions can be submitted anonymously before the program.


Recurring Events

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 
4th Tuesday of the month, 7-8 p.m.
Ticket Needed | The Hive
September 24: Tassel Necklaces 
October 22: Woven Bookmarks
November 26: Gnome Ornament

Make it and take it home at Stay Crafty, Lewisville Public Library's monthly craft event! All supplies are provided. Registration is not required, but space is limited. Tickets will be handed out at The Hive service desk 30 minutes prior to the class start time. Attendees must have a ticket to attend. 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.