Crafts & D-I-Y
Come see us on the third Saturday of Each Month for a new craft or DIY project. See our Events Registration page for upcoming classes and to register.
Know someone who is home-bound? Sims Library offers a Home-bound Deliveries!
Fill out the Home-bound Application and turn it in to a Library staff member
Our Home-bound Coordinator will work with you to create a Reader Profile, allowing us to select suitable items for you
Items will be delivered and picked up once a month to your home for free
For more information, see our Home-bound Delivery Service policy, or contact Nicole Matthews at 972-937-2671, or
American Sign Language
Join us on Thursdays, as American Sign Language Expert Tanya Shaw teaches us Sign Language. This class if for anyone, of any skill level from beginner to those just looking to brush up their skills.
A Notary is offered in our Reference Department by appointment. Please call 972-937-2671 or email for more information or to schedule an appointment.
There will be no appointments less than 30 minutes before closing.
A Novel Idea: Book Club
Third Wednesday of the month at 10 AM in the Reference Department. Sponsored by the Friends of Sims Library. Follow us on our Facebook to keep up with any news and what book we are reading each month!
New members always welcome!
The proctoring fee is $20 per test. All fees are payable just prior to the examination.
The Library accepts cash and personal checks. Credit/debit card payments are subject to a $0.30 + 2.7% Processing Fee.
For more detailed information follow this link for our Proctoring Policy.
A Toastmasters meeting is a learn-by-doing workshop in which participants hone their speaking and leadership skills in a no-pressure atmosphere. The Toastmasters program offers many benefits that help people in all walks of life.
Participating in Toastmasters will:
Increase your self-confidence
Become a better speaker
Become a better leader
Communicate more effectively
The Toastmasters meet every Tuesday from 6:00-7:00 PM in the Lyceum.
Presented by Pat Kemper every Saturday from 1-3:30 PM in the Reference/Genealogy Department. Whether you're a novice or well-versed in genealogy research, Pat Kemper offers help to anyone researching his/her family history. Be sure to bring your documents and questions!
Checkout Our Genealogy Page Here Fore More Information on our Genealogy Resources!
Join the Write On Group to discuss how to write a book, get constructive feedback on a manuscript you are writing, or to just join in on the discussion of all things writing!
There is no membership or fee to join. Just show up! Be sure to bring your work with you to share and discuss. Contact Pat Pratt with any questions at 214-518-5442
Free computer classes for individuals or small groups are offered in our Reference Department by appointment. Please call 972-937-2671 or email for more information or to schedule a class.
1st Monday Book Club
First Monday of each month, 10 AM to Noon. Visitors are welcome to attend the First Monday Book Club in the library meeting room to discuss chosen selections. We would love to have new members.