Adulting 101 - 1st Monday @ 5:30
Don't you wish they taught you how to make a budget or create a resume in school? Join us on the 1st Monday of each month as we or a professional in the field teaches you different life lessons.
Books & Bites: Book Club - 3rd Friday @ 1:00 pm
Are you looking for a club of like-minded people? Are you an avid reader and love discussing what you have read? Then this is the class for you. Books and Bites is held on the 3rd Friday of the month at 1:00 pm in the Library's Conference room. The photo slides to the right show the upcoming books if you are interested in joining us we would love to have you!
B.Y.O.Book - 1st Monday @ 5:30 @ Neighbors Place Winery
Bring a friend and the book you are reading to Neighbors Place Winery and enjoy conversations and wine.
BookTok - Last Monday @ 6:00 pm
Join us as we talk about the latest book trend on TikTok. Check the calendar to see what book we will be discussing or call and talk to Emily.
Book a Tech -Call to make a 1:1 appointment
If you need to learn how to use a computer, tablet, smartphone, or an app for any of those devices, give us a call and we will set up a time for one of our staff or a tech-savvy volunteer to meet with you.
Appointments can last up to one hour and you'll need a Bonham Public Library card to make one. Additional times may be available.
Schedule an appointment for help today! Call 903-583-3128
C3 - Connect, Craft, Community - Once a Quarter - See Calendar
This is a class exclusively for your 65+ community members. Time has taught us that a body in motion stays in motion, so this is what this class is about. Check monthly calendars for specific class times as dates vary based on the season. Join us for music, lively conversations, and a fun time creating something with your hands.
Exercise 4 U - Tuesdays & Fridays @ 9:00 AM
We will not be holding this class in April due to the room being booked for Books and Blooms.
This is a strength-building and flexibility-improvement exercise class geared for 65 years and up. Using a chair, 2-pound weights, and a stretching band you move at your own ability. Follow along with the video instructor. Used to be Geri-Fit.
Homestead 101 - 2nd Tuesday @ 9:00 am
This is a homesteading class that is all about using your talents and knowledge to help make your life a little easier, more fruitful, and a little more natural. This is a volunteer lead class so if you are interested in sharing your talents and teaching others how to do the same contact Jennifer to discuss the details.
Keep it Crafty - Once a Quarter - See Calendar
This is a class to get your creative juices flowing that meets 4 times a year creating unique pieces that enhance any home. If you are wanting to get out and make some new friends and create something unique for your home this is the place to be. There is no need to register but it is on a first come first create basis.
Trowel and Error Gardening Club - Last Thursday @ 9:00 am
The Gardening Club meets on the last Thursday of the month in the Library's Conference room at 9:00 am. The club is a collection of ladies that come together and ask questions, share ideas, brainstorm together, and encourage each other in their gardening. If you have ever wanted to learn or know anything about gardening or growing plants, these are the ladies to ask!
We also have the Seed Sharing Catalog in the Library. If you have an abundance of a type of seed you want to share you can bring it in and swap it out for another type of seed you may not have.
Yarn Club - 1st and 3rd Saturdays @ 10 am
Join other lovers of yarn to learn a new stitch, tell a favorite story and create something beautiful.
Books and Bites
Books and Bites meets every 3rd Friday of the month unless noted.
Luz "Little Light" Lopez, a tea leaf reader and laundress, is left to fend for herself after her older brother, Diego, a snake charmer and factory worker, is run out of town by a violent white mob. As Luz navigates 1930's Denver on her own, she begins to have visions that transport her to her Indigenous homeland in the nearby Lost Territory. Luz recollects her ancestors' origins, how her family flourished and how they were threatened. She bears witness to the sinister forces that have devastated her people and their homelands for generations. In the end, it is up to Luz to save her family stories from disappearing into oblivion.
Born in Ireland in 1868 to an aristocratic English family, Aleen knows she is destined to work with animals, even if her family is appalled by the idea of a woman pursuing a veterinary career. Going against their wishes but with the encouragement of the guardian assigned to her upon her father's death, Aleen attends the New Veterinary College in Edinburgh, enrolling as A. I. Custance to spare her family the humiliation they fear. At last, she is on her way to becoming a veterinary surgeon! Little does she know her biggest obstacles lie ahead.
Maddie Sykes is a burgeoning seamstress who’s just arrived in Bright Leaf, North Carolina—the tobacco capital of the South—where her aunt has a thriving sewing business. After years of war rations and shortages, Bright Leaf is a prosperous wonderland in full technicolor bloom, and Maddie is dazzled by the bustle of the crisply uniformed female factory workers, the palatial homes, and, most of all, her aunt’s glossiest clientele: the wives of the powerful tobacco executives.
Even through the roar and effervescence of the 1920s, everyone in New York has heard of Benjamin and Helen Rask. He is a legendary Wall Street tycoon; she is the brilliant daughter of eccentric aristocrats. Together, they have risen to the very top of a world of seemingly endless wealth. But the secrets around their affluence and grandeur incites gossip. Rumors about Benjamin's financial maneuvers and Helen's reclusiveness start to spread--all as a decade of excess and speculation draws to an end. At what cost have they acquired their immense fortune?
Toronto, 1926. Knowing that he will die without an heir, childless millionaire Charles Millar leaves behind a controversial will: the recipient of his fortune will be decided in a contest that will become a media sensation and be known as the Great Stork Derby. His money will go to the winner: the woman who bears the most children in the ten years after his death. It is a bequest that will have dramatic consequences for the lives of two women--allies and close friends.Lily di Marco is young, pregnant, and terrified of her alcoholic, violent husband. When her town is damaged by an earthquake, she flees to Toronto, arriving, by chance, on the doorstep of the glamourous Mae Thebault.
Between the World Wars, the six Mitford sisters dominate the English political, literary, and social scenes. Though they've weathered scandals before, the family falls into disarray when Diana divorces her husband to marry a fascist leader and Unity follows her sister's lead, inciting rumors that she's become Hitler's own mistress.