Posted on: May 19, 2017

Adulting 101 - Finances – Rescheduled

Adulting 101 graphic

Adulting 101 – Finances: How Not to be Completely Broke has been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 30, 7 pm at Schimelpfenig Library.

Do you feel overwhelmed by all the things you’re supposed to already know how to do? This session for adults will cover skills to manage your finances.

Posted on: May 16, 2017

All Libraries Closed for Memorial Day

Closed-Memorial Day

All libraries and book drops will be closed May 28 and 29 in observance of Memorial Day. Online resources and eLibrary will be available.

Posted on: May 12, 2017

2017 Summer Programs and Classes at the Library

Engage Summer 2017

Build your knowledge, build your vocabulary and build your imagination with great classes and programs at the library this summer. Engage highlights opportunities to learn, create and connect. Sign up for summer reading and set your own reading goal.

Remember, summer reading is part of Explore Plano. Develop your creativity at 18st AIRSpace by observing and working alongside various artists. Take classes in 3-D printing, Photoshop or metal working. Are you ready for the Solar Eclipse on August 21? Lea...

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Download our Engage brochure
Posted on: May 4, 2017

New STEAM Kits - for Teens!

Teen STEAM Kit

Create your own video game or watch BB8 roll around you living room! “What?” you say? Check out the new Teen Kits at Plano Public Library. Learn 21st century skills such as coding, chess and circuitry and put to work your innovation and creativity.

There are three types of kits: gaming, robotics, and coding. Take home a Finch Robot and teach yourself all about Snap programming language or if you want to challenge yourself take the next step and open MIT’s Scratch programming language. Once you’ve ma...

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See a list of Teen Kits here
Posted on: May 1, 2017

Plano Library Nominated for “Best of Plano” Awards

Best-of-Plano-Nominee

We’ve been nominated in three categories for “Best of Plano” awards by Plano Magazine. You can vote for the library in all three categories from May 1 – 26. Spread the word and tell your friends – vote everyday.

The categories are:•Plano Library Classes/Events for Best Outing on a Budget in Plano•Genealogy Center at Plano Library for Best Place to Explore Plano's Past•18st AIRSpace for Best Way to Get Artsy in Plano

The July issue of Plano Magazine will feature th...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Large Print Collection Enhancement

2017 Texas Book Festival Grant

Plano Public Library has received a collection development grant from Texas Book Festival for $2,500 to help replace and update the Large Print collection. Plano is one of 44 libraries in Texas to win this grant for 2017.