Adult Services

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.

Home-bound Delivery


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 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.

A Novel Idea: Book Club


Third Wednesday of the month at 10 AM. 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!




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.

Genealogy Workshop


Presented by Pat Kemper every Saturday from 1-3:30 PM. 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!

Exam Proctoring


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.

Proctoring Services will be available af
Suggested Alternatives:
UTA - Arlington
Computer Class


Free computer classes for individuals or small groups are offered by appointment. Please call 972-937-2671 or email for more information or to schedule a class.


Computer Classes - By Appointment

If you need or want help expanding your computer skills make an appointment with our Reference Librarian to come in and get some personalized computer training.
Call 972-937-2671 or email  

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