Financial Literacy Month Events at the Library

April is Financial Literacy Month, and the Carrollton Public Library, through the support of the Friends, is offering some great sessions to give you a leg up on financial topics like saving, investing, debt management, and more. This series aims to help people in their 20s and 30s better manage their money, eliminate student loan debt, buy that first house, and prepare for the future.

Saving and Investing
Learn about the rule of 72, how interest works, the 3 Ds of investing, and taxes.
4/10 Hebron & Josey Tuesday 7-8:30pm
4/14 Josey Ranch Lake Saturday 2-3:30pm

Debt Management
Why a credit score is important, first time home buying, and managing student loan debt.
4/17 Hebron & Josey Tuesday 7-8:30pm
4/21 Josey Ranch Lake Saturday 2-3:30pm

Protection
Do I really need life insurance and a will at 20 years old? And what legal documents are important when planning mine or my parents’ future?
4/24 Hebron & Josey Tuesday 7-8:30pm
4/28 Josey Ranch Lake Saturday 2-3:30pm

If you want to learn more about managing your finances, join one of these sessions this month.

Holiday Events at the Carrollton Public Library

We’re very excited about the fun Friends-funded activities that are coming up at the Carrollton Public Library for the holidays and winter break. Mark your calendars and join us for some of these great events during the holiday season.

Harry Potter Yule Ball

Attention Harry Potter fans of all ages! Join us at the Josey Ranch Lake library for our very own Yule Ball inspired by Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. The party starts on December 29 at 6:30 pm.

In addition to the festive Yule Ball, complete with dancing and music, there will be Harry Potter themed crafts, games, and a photo booth. Dressing up is encouraged, so put on some semi-formal wear, formal wear, or your best wizarding robes!

Winter Wonderland

Got some little ones who aren’t in school yet? Stop by the Hebron and Josey Library on Wednesday, December 13 from 10:30-11:30 am to read stories with Mrs. Claus and meet Santa!

12 Days of Winter Break

It’s back! 12 Days of Winter Break is here again, with crafts, activities and more from December 26 to January 7. Visit the Library Calendar for activity details and times.

  • December 26: Snowman Scavenger Hunt
  • December 27: Make a Bird Feeder
  • December 28: Kwanzaa Instruments
  • December 30: Yoga for Kids
  • December 31: New Year’s Eve Party
  • January 2: Tangled Art and Movie
  • January 3: Snowy Day Bilingual Story
  • January 4: Zooflakes
  • January 5: Board Game Day
  • January 6: Finger Knitting
  • January 7: Story and Snow Globes

A New Look for the Friends

The Friends of the Carrollton Public Library has a new look!

We’ve got a new logo, a new website, and some other new things in the works. Stay tuned for more to come in 2018!