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Digitization Demo: VHS
Saturday, June 8, 2-3 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. Tickets are distributed 30 minutes before the class start time.

Budgeting
Part 1: Tuesday, June 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Part 2: Tuesday, June 25, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Registration Required | Crawford Meeting Room
Stop living paycheck to paycheck and learn how to overcome a tight budget. Part 1 of this workshop will cover how to set Specific, Measurable, Attainable, and Result-Oriented (S.M.A.R.T.) money goals that align with your lifestyle choices. Part 2 will cover how to avoid spending traps and how to set and achieve long-term financial goals.

Business Communication and Professional Presentation
Thursday, June 13, 2-4 p.m.
No Registration | Crawford Meeting Room

What’s the difference between business professional and business casual dress code? Can I text my boss or do I have to call on the phone? What goes in my email signature? Learn the ins and outs of communicating with your coworkers and management and how to present yourself professionally at work. Questions are welcome.

Lynda.com Brown Bag Lunch & Learn
Friday, June 14, 12-1 p.m.
Registration Preferred | Crawford Meeting Room

Lynda.com is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. This platform offers video courses taught by industry experts in software, creative, and business skills. Learn how individuals and teams can use Lynda.com for free professional development. 

How to Buy a House
Wednesday, June 19, 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.

Teens vs. Adults Trivia
Thursday, June 20, 7-8:30 p.m.
Registration Preferred | Bennett Program Room 

Are you smarter than a teenager? Find out during some teens vs. adults trivia! Registration is preferred but not required. Register as a group or as an individual. Teens and adults cannot be on the same team. Call 972.219.3779 to register.

Laser Star Lanterns
Thursday, June 27, 6:30-8 p.m.
Ticket Needed | The Hive

Learn how to use The Hive’s Epilog Laser Engraver to make lanterns for candles. All supplies are 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.  For adults age 18 and up only.

Digitization Demo: Slides & Photos
Saturday, June 29, 2-3 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. Tickets are distributed 30 minutes before the class start time.

Medicare Workshop
Monday, July 8, 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.

Storytelling Hour ft. Oba William King
Wednesday, July 10, 7 p.m.
No Registration | Bennett Program Room
Join us for an evening of storytelling with nationally-touring storyteller Oba William King. Known as The Poetic Storyteller, King will transport the audience to a world of rhythm and rhyme and captivate listeners of all ages.

Credit, Loans & Debt
Part 1: Thursday, July 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Part 2: Thursday, July 25, 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.

You & Me Scrapbook
Saturday, July 13, 2-4 p.m.
First Come, First Serve | Bennett Program Room
Tell your story by making a mini scrapbook to record memories of family, friends, and special moments. The library will provide all the supplies needed to create your mini scrapbook. Feel free to bring photos and/or other small items to add to your book, or you can add your memories at home later. Supplies are available while they last.

Infinity Scarf Sewing
Tuesday, July 16, 6:30-8 p.m.
Ticket Needed | The Hive 
Making an infinity scarf is an easy beginner project for novice sewers. All supplies are 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.  For adults age 18 and up only.

Communication Across Generations Lunch & Learn
Friday, July 19, 12-1 p.m.
Registration Preferred | Crawford Meeting Room
Millennials now make up the largest generation in the workplace but they are working side by side with Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, and now Generation Z. Within any organization, team, or meeting, you may find a combination of generations. In this program learn how to communicate across generations to accommodate attitude, expectations, and professional style.

DNA Basics: The Impact of Genetic Testing
Saturday, August 10, 1-2 p.m.
No Registration | Crawford Meeting Room

Have you ever considered taking a genetic test? The impact of genetic testing goes beyond knowing where your ancestors are from. Your DNA holds a vast ocean of information about you and your health. Join the UNT Health Science Center librarians for DNA Basics: The Impact of Genetic Testing and learn about: benefits and limitations of genetic testing; what precision medicine is; and how DNA is changing society.

Ready to Return to the Workforce?
Wednesday, August 21, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
No Registration | Crawford Meeting Room

It's challenging to return to work after a career break. Don’t blindly apply for anything and everything. Whether you have been a stay-at-home-mom or recently retired but now looking for a full-time or part-time job, learn how to craft an effective job search strategy at this workshop. 

Returning to the Workforce Job Fair
Tuesday, August 27, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
No Registration | Community Room
Bring your updated resume and be ready to talk to local companies at our Returning to the Workforce Job Fair. Full-time and part-time opportunities will be available.


Recurring Events

Comic Club
2nd Tuesday every other month at 7 p.m.*
*July 9, September 10, November 12
No Registration | Crawford Meeting Room

Love comics? Join Comic Club! Come talk about your favorite comics, trade old comics and other geeky stuff, and learn how to use The Hive For cosplay and other comics-inspired items! For adults age 18 and up only.

Stay Crafty: Adult Craft Night
4th Tuesday of the month, 7-8 p.m.
Ticket Needed | The Hive
May  28: Paper Quilling
June 25: Astrology Embroidery
July 23: Paper Marbling

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.

Sunday Learning Jam 
1st Sunday of the month, 1-4 p.m.
No Registration | 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 | 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.