|Annual Special Events|
Welcome to the Adult Services Page
Discover services and resources that we offer to assist community adults with a variety of needs. Enjoy
many events and programs that meet your unique needs while utilizing a variety of print and digital
resources inside the library and beyond. Connect with others while enjoying learning new things by
participating in our gardening classes, DIY workshops, book clubs, genealogy programs, and more.
Adult Basic Education Application
The Zula B. Wylie Public Library & DeSoto Public Library
now offers one card for customers that live in DeSoto or Cedar Hill
to represent our lending partnership. Anyone who has one of these
cards can check out items from the Libraries located in Cedar Hill
or DeSoto. Please browse one of our collection catalogs:
Cedar Hill Catalog DeSoto Catalog
The Library now offers mobile printing. What does this mean to you?
Customers can print from home using their desktop or laptop computer
using the library's mobile print link. Customers can also download the
PrinterOn app and print from your smart device using the PrinterOn app.
If you have any questions, please ask a librarian.
Tablets for Checkout
We now offer a limited number of Tablets for customers that do not
have a smart device (ex: smartphone, tablet, or iPad) to surf the internet,
check their social media account or Check out e-books. You must have
an internet connection in order for the to work properly. Tablet Policy
For more info please ask at the Reference desk or call us at 972-291-7323.
We offer FREE computer classes for adults
most Wednesdays, at 2 pm and one evening
a month. These classes cover a broad range of
topics that will provide you with the skills necessary
to be computer savvy. Please register by calling
972-291-7323 ext. 1311. Click here for a schedule.
Join us every third Thursday of the month
for a variety of classes that feature different
gardening tips and tricks. See Calendar for
ongoing gardening classes.
|Young Professionals Book Club
A book club for young adults who are looking to
develop personally and professionally as well as
expand their social circles. Join us for an
opportunity to read motivational books while
networking and growing your skills! We will
meet on the 3rd Tuesday of every other month.
Click here for more information.
Cedar Hill Genealogical Society Meetings
This society provides educational programs
and training in genealogical research during
their monthly meetings which are open to the
public. Click here to see this month's meeting date.
Living with Diabetes Meetings
Learn life skills, tips and suggestions
on living with diabetes at these meetings.
Generally held on the 4th Monday of the
month at 6:00 p.m.
Sit and Sew
A class for adults who love sewing or want to
learn how to sew. Space is limited. Please call
972-291-7323 ext. 1313 to register.
Think of the TexShare Databases as your “virtual library” that provides access to an extensive collection of online databases offering authoritative, commercial free, full-text articles from subscription-only sources. They provide information on topics such as health, business, biography and genealogy, literature, science and technology, as well as homework help for students, plus ebooks. This “virtual library” of information is available in the library or from your home and office.
To obtain the username and password contact the library at 972.291.7323. These databases are available exclusively to Texans as a service of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and the Zula Bryant Wylie Library.
Ancestry Library Edition
ProQuest has partnered with MyFamily.com to create Ancestry Library Edition, one of the most important genealogical collections available today. It has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas. Currently, Ancestry Library Edition is only accessible at the library and not from a remote computer.
Learn when to yield, where to park and what all those road signs mean! This free DMV practice test covers the most important traffic signs and their meanings. Visit Driving-tests.org.
ReferenceUSA is the premier source of business and residential information. Search for jobs, location, and industry. Find new business opportunities. Research executives and companies worldwide. Profile a neighborhood, city or state. For remote access, use your 14 digit library card number when prompted.
ProCitizen is an online course that prepares you for the Naturalization Test. With 100 videos, plus interactive drills and quizzes, you will learn everything you need to succeed. ProCitizen is available for free, exclusively at your library! ProCitizen must be accessed using Microsoft Internet Explorer.
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Pronunciator is the world's largest language-learning service. With Pronunciator, you have access to courses for over 80 languages, spoken by 95% of the world's population. If your native tongue isn't English, don't worry! You can choose any of 50 languages to take your course in.
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