Posted on: January 5, 2017

Library System Receives $115K From Friends

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Started in 1965, the Friends have been a library partner for more than 50 years. In the last decade, the organization donated more than $1 million to the Plano libraries. These funds support new technology for robotics, which teaches coding and programmin...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Play In The Library

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Thanks to a grant from the Texas State Libraries and Archives Commission, each Plano library offers a Play & Learn program. Play & Learn is an hour-long unstructured playtime where toddlers use their imagination while developing cognitive, social,...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Get Your Jam On and Shake Your Groove Thang

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Davis Library presents numerous cultural and entertaining musical acts this spring with even more to come this summer. There's something for everyone from Celtic Irish to Island steel drums; West African to classical, and we even have a Mariachi ...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Are You "Yarning" To Be A Novel Knitter?

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Winter scarves, hats, shawls, toys, baby blankets, booties and even potholders were lovingly crafted throughout the year and delivered to the outreach center last month. 

Knitters and crocheters worked on their special projects, shared new techniques ...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Libraries Gone Wild!

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This new three-week session investigates outdoorsy topics such as birds, bugs and water environments at different libraries. 

Project WILD is a nationwide conservation education initiative promoted by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The early...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

On The Same Page: Plano Reads With Collin College

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Plano Public Library System and Collin College present a Plano Book in Common. This year's book is The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman.

The Book In Common program offers Plano community members the chance to read the same book and enjoy severa...

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

Libraries Are For Adults, Too!

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In the past few years, the Plano Public Library System has offered more programming opportunities to its adult patrons. Programs include car maintenance tips, estate planning, gardening for Texas landscapes, NaNo WriMo (short for National Novel Writing Mo...

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

You + A Plano Librarian = Awesomesauce!

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Book a Librarian is an opportunity for Plano library cardholders to request one-on-one, uninterrupted help from one of our librarians. Sessions last 30 minutes and are tailored to your specific needs. Schedule a time at any one of the libraries convenient...

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

Where ART Thou?

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Add a little art to your life without leaving town - stop by a Plano library to enjoy original works of art created by your friends and neighbors. All five public libraries host rotating mixed media art exhibits highlighting works created by established a...

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