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The Library building is closed to the public. Some drive-up service resumes May 1. 

Click here for information on using the Library during our closure.

Click here for our Virtual Library Programs. 


Foster Care & Adoption 101: Joint Information Meetings
The library’s Foster Care & Adoption 101 sessions are currently on hold, but you can still learn more about becoming a foster parent through a Joint Information Meeting for Denton County. Meetings are coordinated by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

Visit https://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Adoption_and_Foster_Care/Get_Started/Information_Meetings/03.asp to learn more about the Joint Information Meetings and how to attend a meeting. 

 


Personal Finance series with Cups, Jars, Vessels
Dates & Times Vary 
Registration Required

Cups, Jars, Vessels (CJV) is a local nonprofit that equips individuals and families with effective financial tools, via education on knowledge of money management, to help them make their everyday dreams come to life. For some, it may be to manage a budget, while for others it may be to learn new skills to improve their access to the simple necessities of life. Registration will be coordinated by Cups, Jars, Vessels and they will be hosting the webinars using Cisco WebEx. Visit https://cupsjarsvessels.org/training/ to register. 

Budgeting Part 1
Tuesday, June 9, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Cups Jars Vessels will discuss how emotions impact spending habits. Close spending leaks by including them into your budget and find extra dollars in spending gaps. We will tell you how.  Budget worksheets introduced to start building your budget.

Budgeting Part 2
Tuesday, June 16, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Where do I start to build a budget? Why do I need a savings account and an emergency fund? Come and hear how we tackle these questions while we help you build your budget real-time.

Risk Management/Insurance 
Tuesday, June 23, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Learn about risk management strategies that will help your family with what they need to know about different types of insurance. Discussion includes Homeowners, Life, Disability, Renter’s Insurance and more.

Credit Profile 
Tuesday, July 14, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Develop an understanding of your credit report, and how credit plays a role when making purchases. 

Loans and Debt 
Tuesday, July 21, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Identify the differences between types of debt and which are best to build a positive credit history and how to create a debt payoff plan.

Budgeting Part 2 
Tuesday, July 28, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Where do I start to build a budget? Why do I need a savings account and an emergency fund? Come and hear how we tackle these questions while we help you build your budget real-time.

 


Workforce Development - Goodwill Job Connection
Need a job? Goodwill can help. Complete the Job Connection intake form. A staff member will contact you to set up services. Virtual employment services and other resources are available Monday-Friday from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. For questions email Bryan McBreen, bmcbreen@goodwilldallas.org. Lewisville Job Connection is currently offering services over the phone, or you can visit their website at https://www.goodwilldallas.org/services/job-service-and-placement-programs/ to learn more. 

 


Virtual Legal Clinics for Denton County
Legal Aid of Northwest Texas is offering free virtual legal consultations by phone to individuals experiencing a civil legal issue. Apply by phone.

  • Call 940-383-1406. Please leave a detailed message with your name, phone number, and a description of your civil legal problem
  • Your call will be returned and we will help process your application over the phone
  • On June 8, between 5 and 7 p.m., an attorney will call each registered applicant for a free, 30-minute phone consultation
  • Applicants must be financially eligible to obtain free help

Legal Aid of Northwest Texas can help with:

  • Evictions
  • Unemployment Benefits
  • Foreclosure Prevention
  • Medicare/Medicaid/Food Stamp/SNAP Benefits
  • Expunction/Nondisclosure
  • Bankruptcy
  • Family Law Matters
  • Driver License Restoration