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THE CITY OF LEWISVILLE ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE. THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 3.257 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $9.90.

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Public Library Activities, Book Sale & Anniversary

Post Date:September 14, 2018 10:32 AM

Grab a book and share new experiences with friends and family at the Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main Street. The Library is open Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 1-5 p.m.

Friends of the Lewisville Public Library
Fall Used Book Sale
Sept. 21-23
Glenmore Savage Community Room, Lewisville Municipal Annex, 1197 W. Main Street
Shoppers can get great deals on thousands of new and gently used books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks, and more. Items priced from 25 cents to $5. Cash and check accepted. On Friday, Sept. 21, 5-7 p.m., the Friends will hold a pre-sale for shoppers who want to get first pick. There is a pre-sale entrance fee of $5 per person for anyone not a Friends of the Library member. The sale continues Saturday, Sept. 22, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, Sept. 23, 1-5 p.m.

Lewisville Public Library’s 50th Anniversary Celebration
Monday, Sept. 24
5-7 p.m.
The year was 1968 – Madison Square Garden opened in New York City; HemisFair ’68, The World’s Fair, was held in San Antonio; and Lewisville designated the Public Library as an official City department.

Much has changed about the Library in the past 50 years, but its commitment to the community remains the same. It has transitioned from lending out 16mm film in the early 1970s to the cutting-edge Hive makerspace and Digital Media Lab of today.

Lewisville’s first Library was located in the basement of the old Presbyterian Church at the southeast corner of Church and Charles streets. It has been housed in seven buildings through the years, and for a time operated two locations simultaneously.

Attendees at this free event will learn fun facts such as that and more. Light refreshments will be served, local musician Dalene Richelle will perform, and there will be library tours.

Weekly storytimes are back!
The fall schedule of weekly storytimes for kids is now available. Our weekly early literacy classes are packed with stories, rhyme, songs, fingerplays, and fun! Space is limited. A free ticket is required to attend. Tickets are distributed from the Youth Services Desk on a first-come, first-served basis beginning 30-minutes before the class start time. For the storytime schedule visit https://library.cityoflewisville.com/learn-discover/children/weekly-storytimes

Practice SAT with The Princeton Review
For Teens ages 13-18
Saturday, Sept. 15, 12:30-4:30 p.m.
Getting ready to take the SAT? Take a FREE practice exam with The Princeton Review that simulates the real exam, so you’ll know what to expect on your actual test day. You’ll receive a detailed score report via email, complete with study recommendations to help you improve for the actual exam. Space is limited. Registration is required.

Medicare Workshop
Monday, Sept. 17, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
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? This Medicare workshop answers all these questions and more. No registration required.

Leche y Galletas
For families with children of all ages
Tuesday, Sept. 18, 6 p.m.
Families can drop in on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday evening for a short storytime in Spanish followed by a period of family reading enjoyed with cookies and milk. A free ticket is required to attend. Tickets are handed out on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes prior to the program.

Computer Class: Word Intermediate
Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2-3:30 p.m.
Designed for students with some experience using Microsoft Word, and who have mastered the skills covered in the Microsoft Word Basics class. This intermediate class will cover inserting images, tables, styles and headings, page breaks, templates, tracking changes, inserting comments, special characters, and much more. Computer classes are open to teens and adults. Attendees will need to bring a valid Lewisville Library card to class. Space is limited. Tickets are handed out at the Information Desk 30 minutes prior to the class start time. Attendees must have a ticket to enter the computer classes.