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50th Library Anniversary slideLewisville Library's 50th Anniversary Celebration
Monday, September 24, 5-7 p.m.
No Registration | Downstairs Adult Area
The Library is celebrating its 50th anniversary! We will have light refreshments, local musician Dalene Richelle, and library tours. As we celebrate this milestone, we look back on the impact the Library has had in Lewisville and look forward to the next 50 years and beyond. We'd also like to hear your thoughts on the Library that we can share at the celebration! Your response might be shown in a presentation on the 24th. We hope to see you there!

Camera IconDigitization Demo: Slides & Photos
Thursday, September 27, 6:30 p.m.
Ticket Needed | Digital Media Lab
Learn how to digitize your old photographs and slides using the equipment and software in the Library's Digital Media Lab. Attendees must get a free ticket from the Adult Services Desk to attend. Tickets are distributed 30 minutes before the class start time.

LinkedIn and Professional Headshot
Tuesday, October 2, 5:30-7 p.m.
No Registration | Computer Lab

LinkedIn is a social networking site for people who are interested in career opportunities and connecting with others in their field. At this workshop, learn how to create a successful LinkedIn account and have a free professional headshot taken for your profile. Led by Goodwill Job Connection.

Digitization Demo: VHS
Thursday, October 4, 6:30 p.m.
Ticket Needed | Digital Media Lab

Learn how to transfer your old VHS tapes to DVD or a digital file using the equipment and software in the Library's Digital Media Lab. Attendees must get a free ticket from the Adult Services Desk to attend. Tickets are distributed 30 minutes before the class start time.

Untitled design (3)Introduction to Sewing
Tuesday, October 9, 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, November 13, 6:30 p.m. 
Registration Required | The Hive

Get hands-on experience using a sewing machine! Sewing machines to practice on will be provided, but attendees who already own a sewing machine are welcome to bring their own. Children age 13 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Teens under the age of 18 do not have to be accompanied by an adult, but must have a parent or guardian submit a signed Hive user agreement before taking the class. Registration is required. Registration for the class in October opens on October 1. Registration for the class in November opens on November 1. Call 972.219.3779 to register.

Shibori Dyeing
Monday, October 15, 6-8 p.m.
Registration Required | Crawford Meeting Room

Shibori is a Japanese dyeing technique that is used to make beautiful indigo designs on cloth. This is a hands-on program and will be messy, so attendees should wear clothes that can get dirty. For ages 18 and up. All supplies will be provided! Registration is required and opens on October 1. To register, call the Adult Services Desk at 972.219.3779.

nanowrimo logoNational Novel Writing Month Write Ins 
Thursdays in November*, 6:30-8 p.m.
*No meeting on November 22
No Registration | Crawford Meeting Room

Do want to write a novel? Take the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) challenge and write 50,000 words in 30 days! Boost your word count and get inspiration by competing with other local writers all November long at Lewisville Public Library.

Living Well Today and Tomorrow: Actionable Strategies and an Exploration of Options for Your Portfolio
Saturday, November 3, 2 p.m.
Registration Preferred | Crawford Meeting Room

How do you balance smart financial decisions today with planning for tomorrow? Do you have a financial plan that can adapt to life’s changes? Do you know what constitutes a truly comprehensive financial plan for your life? This presentation, led by an Ameriprise financial advisor, will review the need for an agile and comprehensive plan as well as providing actionable steps you can take today to improve your financial situation.

Paint Kindness Rocks
Sunday, November 4, 2-4 p.m.
First Come, First Serve | The Hive

Want to spread a little positivity? Come paint a kindness rock with us at the Library and leave it out in public for someone to find. This activity is for all ages. Supplies will be available on a first come, first serve basis. 

Career Exploration Workshop
Wednesday, November 14, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
No Registration | Computer Lab

Are you a first-time job seeker or ready for a career change? At this workshop attendees will take an assessment about their skills, personality, values, and interests to help explore occupations related to personal strengths. Led by Goodwill Job Connection.

Happy Holidays imageDIY Holiday Cards
Sunday, December 2, 2-3:30 p.m.
First Come, First Serve | The Hive

Why buy when you can save money and DIY? Design and decorate your own holiday cards this year! Open to all ages. All supplies will be provided and are available on a first come, first serve basis.

North Texas Recruitment Collaborative  
Monday, December 3, 6-8 p.m.
No Registration | Crawford Meeting Room

Licensed Child Placing Agencies in the North Texas Area are offering this community information event to help inform the community about foster care. 

Bad Art Night
Friday, December 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m. 
Ticket Needed | Downstairs Adult Area

Making great art can be overwhelming, but making bad art is something everyone can do! Join us for a night of stress relief, fun, and creativity. This is an after hours event and is for adults age 21 and over. In order to attend, attendees must have a ticket. Tickets can be picked up from the Adult Services Desk starting on November 1. On the night of the event, attendees will need to arrive no later than 6:45 p.m.


Recurring Events

Diabetes Academy
1st Tuesday of the month, 5 p.m.
No Registration Needed | Small Conference Room

Get important diabetes and nutrition information from a Certified Diabetes Educator. Learn how to control your blood sugar, get advice on meal planning and exercise, and discover helpful diabetes resources. 

Writers' Hour
1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month, 7 p.m.
No Registration Needed | Small Conference Room
Come meet other local writers and make some progress on your current projects at Writers' Hour! Writers of all genres are welcome. Attendees will need to bring a computer or paper and something to write with to each meeting. For adults age 18 and up. 

Stay Crafty: Adult Craft Night
4th Tuesday of the month, 7-8 p.m.
Ticket Needed | The Hive
September 25: Sugar Scrubs
October 23: Falling Leaf Mobiles
November 27: Make and Take Stocking Stuffers
December 25: No Activity - Library Closed for Holiday
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 15 minutes prior to the class start time. Attendees must have a ticket to attend. Teens age 13 and up may attend with an adult.

Crochet Corner
2nd & 4th Thursdays, 6:30-8 p.m.
No Registration Needed | 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.

Sunday Learning Jam 
1st Sunday of the month, 1-4 p.m.
No Registration Needed | Bennett Program Room 
You’re invited to play or listen to live acoustic music at the Library! This monthly jam session is open to everyone, and is for acoustic instruments only. New jammers can learn terminology and simple techniques. Song sheets available for the songs to be played. Open to all ages.

Free Vision Screenings for All Ages
Last Sunday of the month, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
No Registration Needed | 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.