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Summer Reading - sign up

Sign up for Summer Reading – 


Build your knowledge, build your vocabulary, and build your imagination with reading. Sign up online or at the library and set your own reading goal. Your completion online (with your Plano Library card) automatically enters you into the drawing for a $50 gift card. Kids and Teens also get a free book (while supplies last) when you reach your reading goal! Summer reading is funded by Friends of the Plano Public Library
All Ages
Registration Required
All Libraries

Jun 1 - Aug 31

DCS-Photoshop-101-adult

Photoshop 101 – 


Learn how to edit and manipulate your photos.
Adults

Parr
Parr
Parr
Parr

Thu
Thu
Sun
Tue
Jun 1
Jul 6
Jul 16
Aug 8
7pm
7pm
2pm
7pm

Mah-Jong

Taste of Mah Jong – 


Meet new friends & play Mah Jong! Both American and Chinese sets will be provided, and you are welcome to bring your own set to share. No scoring or gambling! Come and go.
Adults

Haggard
Sundays
Jun 4 - Aug 27
2-4pm
Novel-Knitters

Novel Knitters – 


Bring a project and meet other crafters. Share knit/crochet tips, or learn to knit.
Adults
 
 Haggard
Mondays Jun 5, 19
Jul 3, 17, 31
Aug 14, 28

 7-8:30pm
Citizenship-Classes

Citizenship Classes – 


US citizenship classes are designed to help legal residents prepare for their naturalization exam. Learn civics, history, government, vocabulary, reading, and writing necessary for the exam. English and Spanish speakers are welcome. Presented by Light of Hope Immigration Law Center. 
Adults

Schimelpfenig
Mondays Jun 5 - Aug 28
6:30-8:30pm
Cool-Crafts

Cool Crafts – 


Learn new skills, meet new friends, and share your love of crafts. Free tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes before the program.
Adults
Jan 6 - Canvas Art
Aug 1 - Build Your Own Journal

Free tickets available 30 minutes before the program
Schimelpfenig
Schimelpfenig
Tue
Tue
Jun 6
Aug 1
7pm
7pm
DCS Photoshop Green Screen adult

Photoshop Green Screen – 


Learn how to change out the backgrounds on your videos using a green screen. Classes are held in the Parr Digital Creation Space. No registration required - space is first come, first served.
Ages 13 & up

Parr
Wed
Jun 7
7pm
Genealogy - Webinar Wednesday

Genealogy: Webinar Wednesday – 


Watch genealogy webinars at the library about research methods.
Adults
Jan 7 - US Church Records - Learn how to research US church records to find information about your ancestor
Jul 5 - British Resources - Learn about British records & how to access them on Ancestry & FamilySearch
Aug 2 - Irish Church Records - Find out what you can learn through Catholic & Protestant church records on FamilySearch

Haggard
Haggard
Haggard
Wed
Wed
Wed
Jun 7
Jul 5
Aug 2
1-2pm
1-3:30pm
1-3:30pm
Chinese for Beginners

Chinese for Beginners – 


Learn basic Chinese; greetings, asking directions, numbers, shopping, food, time and dates.
Adults

Haggard


Thursdays


Jun 8 - Jul 13
7-8:30pm


Write-Stuff-graphic

The Write Stuff – 


Join others interested in creative writing to share critiques, exchange ideas, and support each other’s creative endeavors.
Adults

Parr


Thursdays


Jun 8
Jul 13
Aug 10
7pm


Small-Talk

Small Talk – 


A conversational program for adults who speak English as a second language. Discuss practical, everyday topics in a casual group setting and become a more confi dent speaker. Have fun, meet people from all over the world, and learn about American culture while practicing your spoken English. Limited to those who can speak and read English. 
Adults

Haggard
Saturdays Jun 10 - Jul 29 2-4pm
18st-AIRSpace-workshop-graphic

18st AIRSpace Workshop: Artist Trading Cards – 


Challenge yourself to create miniature works of art that become Artist Trading Cards (ATC). You can trade your signed and dated small originals with your friends and fellow artists. See how many you can collect.
All Ages

Harrington
Sat
Jun 10
2pm
Metal - Make It

Make It in Metal – 


Design and create a one-of-a-kind pendant or keychain. Registration required. Registration opens two weeks prior to session. A Plano Library Card is required to register.
Adults
Registration Required
Schimelpfenig
Davis
Haggard
Parr

Sat
Sat
Wed
Tue
Jun 10
Jul 29
Aug 9
Aug 22
9am-12pm
2-5pm
5:30-8:30pm
5:30-8:30pm
Calligraphy

Modern Calligraphy for Beginners – 


Improve your writing skills and get an introduction to calligraphy, which can be used for signage, lettering, invitations or just for fun! Build on your skills each week.
Adults

Davis Wednesdays
Jun 14, 21, 28
7pm
DCS Photoshop Top 10 adult

Photoshop Top Ten – 


Learn the top ten things beginners want to know in Photoshop. Classes are held in the Parr Digital Creation Space. No registration required - space is first come, first served.
Ages 13 & up

Parr
Sat
Jun 17 7pm
Scrappy-Hour

Scrappy Hour – 


Bring your photos and mementos and join us for a new scrapbooking project each session. We will provide basics like paper, glue, and a cutting machine.
Adults
Jun 20 - Special Moments
Jul 18 - Best Friends
Aug 15 - Vacation

Schimelpfenig


Tuesdays


Jun 20
Jul 18
Aug 15
7pm


DCS Lightroom 101 adult

Lightroom 101 – 


Learn how to organize photos and create an easy workflow for editing. Lightroom is complementary software to Photoshop, so knowledge of Photoshop before attending the class is preferred. Classes are held in the Parr Digital Creation Space. No registration required - space is first come, first served.
Ages 13 & up

Parr
Wed Jun 21
7pm
Genealogy - US Census Records

Genealogy: US Census Records – 


Learn how to search the US Census, 1790-1940, to find information about your ancestor.
Adults

Haggard
Wed
Jun 21
9:30-11am
Property Maintenance Workshop

Property Maintenance Workshop – 


Learn how to upkeep and maintain your home and property; tree trimming, grading and erosion, foundations, electrical, plumbing, hiring a contractor and more. Presented by City of Plano Property Standards Department. Registration required. Registration opens two weeks prior to session. A Plano Library Card is required to register.
Adults
Registration Required
Haggard
Sat Jun 24
9am-12pm
18st-AIRSpace-workshop-graphic

18st AIRSpace Workshop: Pattern Repetition – 


Ignite your creative energy in black and white with a dot, dash, line or shape to create various designs with a repeating motif. There is no limit as to what you can image.
All ages

Harrington
Sat Jun 24
2pm
Genealogy-DAR

Genealogy: How to Join the DAR – 


Learn what it takes to become a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Get help researching your Revolutionary War ancestor.
Adults

Haggard
Sat
Jun 24
10am-1pm
Scrabble-Social

Scrabble Social – 


Bring your Scrabble savvy, your voluminous vocabulary, and your winning words and have fun! Play with our sets or bring your own.
Adults

Schimelpfenig
Tuesdays Jun 27
Jul 25
Aug 22
 7pm
Genealogy - Legacy Research

Genealogy: Legacy Research – 


Join the Legacy Users Group for information sharing, research tips, webinars and one-on-one help.
Adults

Haggard


Tuesdays


Jun 27
Jul 25
Aug 22
1:30-5pm


Virtual Reality Painting

Virtual Reality Painting Demo – 


Explore painting in 3D with HTC Vive and Tiltbrush. Free tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes before the program.
Ages 13 & up
Free tickets available 30 minutes before the program
Parr
Davis
Davis
Parr
Parr
Wed
Sat
Sun
Tue
Sat
Jun 28
Jul 8
Jul 23
Jul 25
Aug 12
7pm
3pm
2pm
3pm
3pm