Schimelpfenig Library

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Schimelpfenig Library

5024 Custer Road

Library Manager: April Hill


Monday-Thursday 9am–9pm
Friday 9am–6pm
Saturday 10am–6pm
Sunday 1pm–5pm

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  1. Tue, Sep 25

  2. Tue, Sep 25

  3. Thu, Sep 27

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  1. 2018 Fall Programs and Classes at the Library

    Plano Public Library is your place for #morethanbooks. Visit us, spark your curiosity and plan how you’re going to expand your mind this fall. We have something for everyone. Read on...
  2. Warrior Brain Training

    Plano veterans and active duty military are eligible to participate in this interactive brain training program that helps you enhance cognitive performance and put into practice habits that can help exploit your brain’s untapped potential. Read on...
  3. Money Smarts Classes

    Get money smart by learning steps to avoid the dangers of financial uncertainty or exploitation from the Elder Financial Safety Center. Plus tips on investing in and for retirement on Saturday, September 29 – 10:30 am at Schimelpfenig Library. Additional Info...
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  1. History
  2. Features
Shimelpfenig LibraryFrom 1970-1974 the population of Plano grew more than 92 percent and the City decided to build a second library. Two Bond elections were held in 1975 ($790,000) and 1980 ($307,000) to purchase land and construct a new library complete with a basement. The 26,246 square feet Louise Ernestine Rammers Schimelpfenig Library opened in June 1980 with a collection of 25,000 volumes. The library’s name commemorates the efforts of Louise Schimelpfenig who opened her personal book collection to the community in 1884 and provided the city’s earliest library service. In 1997 the library was renovated and expanded to 30,000 square feet on two floors.