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Dr-Lon-graphic

Dr. Lon – 


Make science come alive! Enjoy awe-inspiring demonstrations that may appear to be “magical” but actually involve basic laws of science. You will laugh out loud while engaging your brain!
All ages

Davis
Sat Apr 1
3pm
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Storytime Around the World – 


Enjoy bilingual storytimes from around the globe featuring rhymes and songs in several languages. Learn some vocabulary along the way!
All ages
 
Davis - Arabic
Davis - Spanish
Davis - Hindi
Davis - Chinese
Davis - French

Mondays
Mondays
Mondays
Mondays
Mondays
Jan 23-Feb 6
Feb 13-27
Mar 6-20
Mar 27-Apr 10
Apr 17-May 1
7pm
7pm
7pm
7pm
7pm

Play-and-Learn

Play & Learn – 


Playing is learning! Toddlers explore and connect in this unstructured and imaginative playtime. Parent/Caregiver participation is required. 
Ages 18-36 months

Haggard
Parr
Schimelpfenig
Davis

Mondays
Mondays
Tuesdays
Wednesdays
Jan 23 - May 3
Jan 23 - May 3
Jan 23 - May 3
Jan 23 - May 3

11am
11am
10:30am
10am

Puppet Graphic_Stone Soup

Puppet Shows: Stone Soup – 


A hungry wolf offers to make soup for Hen, Pig, and Goat from a stone.
All ages

Harrington
Harrington
Mon
Thu
Apr 3
Apr 6
10:30am
3pm
Project-Wild

Project WILD – 


Build on your child’s sense of wonder about nature! We invite you to explore wildlife and the world around us through a wide range of activities. Each session will explore new themes and concepts. Part of the Texas Parks and Wildlife initiative. Free tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes before the program. 
Ages 3-6

Parr
Haggard
Harrington
Davis
Schimelpfenig

Tuesdays
Tuesdays
Tuesdays
Tuesdays
Tuesdays
Jan 10, 17, 24
Feb 7, 14, 21
Mar 14, 21, 28
Apr 4, 11, 18
May 9, 16, 23

3:30pm
3:30pm
3:30pm
3:30pm
3:30pm

Morning-Mindstretchers

Morning Mindstretchers – 


Play educational games with your child, including simple math, science, and early literacy activities. Come and go.
Ages 3-5
 
Parr
Wednesdays
Jan 11 - May 3
10-11am
Sensory-Storytime

Sensory Storytime – 


An interactive, inclusive storytime ideal for children with special needs, such as autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration challenges, or short attention spans. Activities are designed to stimulate the senses and promote learning - read books, sing songs, move around, and have fun! Visit the children’s desk or email sensorystorytime@plano.gov for more info and to check availability. Registration required in person at Davis and Haggard. Registration opens December 27
All ages
Registration Required
Davis
Haggard
Wednesdays
Thursdays
Jan 11 - May 3
Jan 12 - May 4
2pm
11am
Fit-for-Health

FIT for Health: Families in Training – 


Presented in partnership with the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas. Bring your family and celebrate a healthier life today for a better tomorrow! This 11-week program includes fun physical activities, information about healthy habits, calorie goals, self-monitoring, and positive parenting styles, along with some healthy snacks and refreshments. Those who complete the series receive a free three month membership to the YMCA! Registration required. Registration opens two weeks prior to session. A Plano Library Card is required to register
All ages
Registration Required 
Harrington
Thursdays
Jan 26 - Apr 6
6:30-8pm
Family-Place

Family Place Parent/Child Playgroup – 


Spend time together, play, make friends, and talk one-on-one with child development specialists. Registration required in person at Harrington.
Ages 0-3
 Registration Required
Registration opens Jan 9
Harrington
Registration opens Feb 27
Harrington

Thursdays

Thursdays

Jan 26-Feb 23

Mar 16-Apr 13

9-10:15am

9-10:15am
Art-Start

Art Start – 


Stories to inspire your little artist followed by a different hands-on art activity each week. Things may get messy! Smocks and materials provided. Free tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes before the program.
Ages 3-6
 Free tickets available 30 minutes before the program
Haggard
Schimelpfenig
Harrington
Fridays
Mondays
Thursdays
Jan 13 - May
May 8, 15, 22
May 11, 18, 25
11am
11am
10:30am

Make-It-Take-It-Movie

Make It, Take It Movies: The Jungle Book – 


(PG, 106 min) Enjoy a movie with your family while making a related craft.
All ages

Haggard
Sat Apr 8
3pm
Sensory-Storytime-Learn-More

Sensory Storytime: Curious about Sensory Storytime? – 


Visit and learn at one of these no-registration-required inclusive storytimes. An interactive, inclusive storytime ideal for children with special needs, such as autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration challenges, or short attention spans. Activities are designed to stimulate the senses and promote learning - read books, sing songs, move around, and have fun! 
All ages
 
Parr
Parr
Sat
Sat
Feb 11
Apr 8
11am
11am
18st-AIRSpace-workshop-graphic

18st AIRSpace Workshops: Wet Felting – 


Create a landscape in the first workshop and an abstract design in the second workshop based on your color sketch. Learn how to felt the piece in a baggie using prefelt, wool roving and other materials.
Apr 9 - Landscape Design
Apr 23 - Abstract Design
Ages 10 & up

Harrington
Harrington
Sun
Sun
Apr 9
Apr 23
2-4pm
2-4pm
Puppet-Graphic_Over-the-Moon

Puppet Shows: Over the Moon – 


Hiram Diddle-Diddle and a violin-playing cat encourage a cow to keep jumping until she makes it over the moon!
All ages

Schimelpfenig
Schimelpfenig
Parr
Parr
Parr
Mon
Wed
Tue
Thu
Fri
Mar 20
Mar 22
Apr 11
Apr 13
Apr 14
10:30am
10:30am
7pm
11am
11am
Big-Wheels-graphic

Big Wheels: Street Trucks – 


Get up close to some big trucks! Enjoy a story or two and learn about the trucks you see in your neighborhood. Bring your camera!
All ages

Davis
Fri Apr 14
3pm
Make-It-Take-It-Movie

Make It, Take It Movies: Ice Age: Collision Course – 


(PG, 94 min) Enjoy a movie with your family while making a related craft.
All ages

Haggard
Parr
Sat
Fri
Feb 25
Apr 14
3pm
2pm
Animal-Adoption

Animal Adoption – 


Looking for a pet? Or just want to pet a dog or snuggle with a cat? Plano Animal Services will be at the library with pets available for adoption.
All ages
 
Parr
Haggard
Schimelpfenig
Harrington
Sat
Sat
Sat
Sat
Feb 25
Mar 18
Apr 15
May 13
1-5pm
1-5pm
1-5pm
1-5pm
Make-It-Take-It-Movie

Make It, Take It Movies: The Secret Life of Pets – 


(PG, 90 min) Enjoy a movie with your family while making a related craft.
All ages

Davis
Schimelpfenig
Mon
Sat
Mar 6
Apr 15
3pm
2pm
Safety-Storytime

Safety Storytime – 


Enjoy storytimes with guest readers from different City of Plano Departments and learn how to stay safe!
All ages
Food Safety - Jan 21
Fire Safety - Feb 18
Police & Public Safety - Mar 25
Calling 911 - Apr 15


Davis

Saturdays

Jan 21, Feb 18,
Mar 25, Apr 15
 11am

Make-It-Take-It-Movie

Make It, Take It Movies: Finding Dory – 


(PG, 103 min) Enjoy a movie with your family while making a related craft.
All ages
 
Schimelpfenig
Harrington
Davis
Mon
Thu
Mon
Feb 20
Mar 9
Apr 17
2pm
2pm
3pm
Puppet Graphic_Shadow Puppets

Puppet Shows: Shadow Puppet Extravaganza – 


Featuring I’m the Biggest Thing in the Ocean and other shadow shows!
All Ages

Davis
Davis
Davis
Tue
Wed
Sat
Apr 18
Apr 19
Apr 22
11am
7pm
11am
Preschool-Park-graphic

Preschool in the Park – 


Let’s take storytime outside! Join us at Coyote Creek Park for books, songs, and more. Weather permitting.
Ages 2-6

Parr
Fri Apr 21
11am
Songs and Earhart Trio graphic

Songs and Earhart Trio – 


A violin, cello, and guitar trio will entertain with classical music, arrangements from the early 1900s, and currently popular favorites, including arrangements of film scores.
All ages

Davis
Sat Apr 22
3pm
Readers-Waggers

Readers and Waggers – 


Bring your favorite book from home or choose one from the library, and read it to a Heart of Texas Therapy Dog. Free tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes before the program.
Grades 1-5
 Free tickets available 30 minutes before the program
Davis
Davis
Davis
Sun
Sun
Sun
Feb 26
Mar 19
Apr 23
2pm
2pm
2pm
Puppet Graphic_Rhyming Dust Bunnies

Puppet Shows: Rhyming Dust Bunnies – 


Four dust bunnies (and a Big Mean Dust Bunny) rhyme all the time and try to stay out of trouble!
All ages

Schimelpfenig
Schimelpfenig
Mon
Wed
Apr 24
Apr 26
10:30am
10:30am
James-Wand-graphic

James Wand in Operation Read More! – 


Your mission - should you choose to accept it - is to help James
Wand on an exciting mission of magic and mystery! Magic tricks, spy gadgets, and lots of fun audience participation!
All ages

Schimelpfenig
Sat Apr 29
3pm
Puppet-Graphic_Sog-the-Frog2

Puppet Shows: Snog the Frog – 


Snog is a frog in search of a birthday kiss. (TMC Register through Parks & Recreation - planoparks.org)
All ages
 
Schimelpfenig
Schimelpfenig
TMC
Mon
Wed
Mon
Feb 13
Feb 15
May 15

10:30am
10:30am
11am