Posted on: March 2, 2017

Learn Basic Computer Skills For FREE En Español

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Bienvenidos! Do you (or someone you know) need to learn how to use a computer? The library offers several Spanish-language technology training courses this March and April at Harrington Library.

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Texas History? Family History!

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One of the most meaningful ways to explore and celebrate the history of Texas is to learn more about your ancestors, especially if your lineage originated in Texas. Our Genealogy Center, located in the basement of Haggard Library, is home to an extensive ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Everybody Loves PI(e)

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Who's ready for some Pi? The first three digits in this never-ending number are 3.14 so it only makes sense to celebrate Pi Day on March 14. Many math enthusiasts honor this funny little symbol (π) with math activities, discussions, and of...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Toot, Toot! Clang, Clang!

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The Spring Creek Model Railroad Club will demonstrate steam-driven and diesel trains on three different tracks: a Narrow Gauge (Hon3) on the upper level and two Intermediate Gauge (HO) tracks on the lower level. Trains run during the library's op...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Color Your World

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On Saturday, March 11, Davis Library celebrates the Hindu Holi Festival. Also known as The Festival of Colors, the celebration marks, among other things, the beginning of spring and the end of winter. 

This year the library offers fun for everyone wit...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Spring Break Bonanza

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There's something for everyone from toddlers to teens, and all ages in between. 

Kick off with a birthday party at Davis Library in honor of "Cat in the Hat" author Dr. Seuss. For first rate live entertainment, come to Haggard Library t...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Community Book In Common Comes To Plano

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Have you started reading Diane Ackerman's The Zookeeper's Wife? It's not too late to read it for the February, March and April events scheduled for the Plano Book in Common. 

The Book In Common program offers people the chance to read t...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

E-Mazing Resources

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Want to be more mobile? There are apps for that! OverDrive is an amazing place to find a good eBook or eAudiobook. Discover fiction and non-fiction selections, plus special collections for kids and teens to help find age-appropriate books. OneClick Digita...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Ready, Set, Binge!

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Get the popcorn ready and the couch cleared! Your entertainment is covered with the libraries' new binge boxes - themed collections of DVDs to check out for three weeks. Each binge box contains between four and nine movies to satisfy your viewing...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

The Stars Of Texas Are Upon You

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Join the Stars of Texas Book Club to meet and engage in lively discussions with local North Texas authors. From February through April, Haggard Library hosts a 7 p.m. session each month featuring a different author with their recent books, all of which ar...

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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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