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Plano Public Library COVID-19 – Open for Grab and Go service
Monday-Thursday 9:00am – 8:00pm, Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm, Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm, Sunday 1:00 – 5:00pm

Grab and Go – mask required
  • Browse materials/self-checkout
  • Holds pickup inside (porch pickup is also available - instructions (PDF))
  • Computer access (first come, first served – one 2-hour session per day)
  • Shop Friends lobby sales
  • Mask required at all times in the library
  • No seating, in-house programs, kids play areas or meeting room use
Online Services
  • Access to digital resources (PDF) (e-books, e-newspapers, e-magazines, e-audio and databases)
  • Classes and programs for all ages (Calendar)
  • New library cards apply online, 2-3 days processing time – you will be contacted
General Services
  • Holds pickup (available inside or porch side - instructions (PDF))
  • Book Bundles – request in English, Spanish and Chinese for children and teens
  • External book drops for returns, 72 hour item quarantine, some account delay, no impact to borrowing privileges
  • Book a Librarian and telephone reference (email)
  • Donation drop off – loading dock during daylight hours
  • FAQ (PDF)

Small Talk MapSmall Talk, Great Conversation

Improve your English speaking skills in a small group of adults

A conversational program for adults who speak English as a second language. Each week participants discuss practical everyday topics in a casual group setting to become more confident speakers. Have fun, meet people from all over the world and learn about American culture while practicing your spoken English. Limited to those who can speak and read English


Virtual Small Talk program with Plano Public Library

Virtual – Small Talk


Practice your English speaking conversation skills with virtual Small Talk on Wednesdays at 2 p.m.
Register in advance
The virtual online program will be done with Zoom

Pronunciator Language Learning

Pronunciator - Language Learning

A fun and easy way to learn to speak, read, and write any of 146 languages. Includes live tutors, feature films, music with lyrics, pronunciation analysis, quizzes, and more! Also features ESL for 50 non-English languages, plus free apps for Android, Apple, and Kindle Fire devices
English as a Second Language and Citizenship Resources

English as a Second Language & Citizenship Resources


If you (or someone you know) are learning English or are working toward becoming a U.S. citizen, check out our English as a Second Language (ESL) and citizenship collection and online resources! With print books, audiobooks, and online study guides, the library is here for you
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