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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Rural Texas Women at Work on Exhibit

Rural Texas Women at Work - on exhibit

Immerse yourself in the changes that swept across rural Texas during the Great Depression and World War II. The exhibit is on display at Schimelpfenig Library, March 1-31.

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Pop-Up Author – Gretchen Rubin Appearing

Gretchen Rubin - Outer Order-Inner Calm

With clarity and humor, bestselling author Gretchen Rubin illuminates one of her key realizations about happiness: For most of us, outer order contributes to inner calm. And for most of us, a rigid, one-size-fits-all solution doesn’t work.

Hear Gretchen Rubin talk about her novel Outer Order, Inner Calm at 7:00 pm – Wednesday, March 27 at Haggard Library.

Gretchen Rubin suggests more than 150 short, concrete clutter-clearing ideas so each reader can choose the ones that re...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Wonder Café: Everywhere Science

Wonder Cafe - Engineering for Survival

Have you ever wondered how anything survives an extreme event: fire, water, lightning, cold, or high-velocity impacts? Explore and design with Brian Chaput, engineer with Sanmina on Saturday, March 23 - 3pm at Schimelpfenig Library.

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Family Place Playgroup

Family Place Playgroup at Harrington Library

Family Place Playgroup at Harrington Library provides a welcoming environment for families to nurture their children’s development during the critical first years of life ages 0-3.

Make friends and talk one-on-one with specialists on various aspects of child development and early literacy. Ask our specially trained child development and family support librarians about our parenting collection. The sessions help ensure your child ent...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

The Lounge at Schimelpfenig and Haggard

Lounge at Schimelpfenig and Haggard

Share your writing, artwork and other forms of self-expression during monthly conversations with different themes and formats. Afternoon sessions (ages 55+) are at Haggard Library and evening sessions (adults) take place at Schimelpfenig.

Details in Engage on page 19.

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Readers & Waggers

Readers and Waggers

Practice you reading skills by reading to a Heart of Texas Therapy dog. Bring your favorite book from home or choose one from the library. Details in Engage on page 14.

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Book in Common - Death in the Air

Book In Common 2019 - Death in the Air

Death in the Air by Kate Winkler Dawson is the true story of a serial killer, the great London smog, and the strangling of a city. The book is this year’s selection for the Book in Common.

Plano Library and Collin College are partnering to create a community of adult readers, promote discussion, and spark conversations featuring different perspectives and diverse opinions.

Companion programs for the book in common include a book discussion b...

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

2019 Spring Programs and Classes at the Library

Engage Spring 2019

Plano Public Library is your place for #morethanbooks. Visit us, spark your curiosity and learn something new this spring. From 3D Printing to Wonder Café, we have classes and programs for everyone.

  • Learn about 3D printing with classes at Davis, Harrington and Parr libraries for families, teens and adults.
  • Enter the annual Bookmark Contest January 2 – February 15. Entries in five age categories will be accepted at all libraries.
  • Visit four ar...
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