Plano Library Speaks: Emergency Preparedness and Connecting Seniors

In episode 12 of the Plano Library Speaks podcast, we talk with Director of Emergency Management Carrie Little about Preparedness Month and Librarian Bethany Ross about the Connecting Seniors program. Links or information mentioned in the show can be found below. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast to be the first to hear each episode, and of course, subscribe to the Plano Library Learns blog to get new blog posts directly in your inbox each week.

Important Links

City of Plano – Emergency Management Department – Sign up for local alerts, join the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and more

Know What 2 Do – Look at the “Make a Plan” and “Build a Kit” to be prepared

Upcoming Program

Are You Financially Ready for a Disaster? | Thursday, September 29 at 6:30pm | Virtual – Register here
Learn steps you can take to shore up your finances ahead of and after a natural disaster to avoid long-term damage. Presented by Bank of America

Connecting Seniors is a monthly social program held at Haggard Library and virtually. Reminisce about past times through facilitated conversation and an exchange of experiences. Register once and use the same link to join virtually each month!

Upcoming Programs

Who Remembers…? Join us in remembering people and events from the past. Share where you were when significant events occurred or who was famous when you were growing up
Thursday, September 1 – 1pm

Favorite Haunts What are your favorite haunts in Plano? Share your favorite local restaurants and businesses. According to Haunted Plano, Texas by Mary Jacobs, what are the real haunts? Let’s find out!
Thursday, October 6 – 1pm

Name That Tune – Movie Edition! Can you guess the theme songs from these cinematic masterpieces (or just plain old faves)? How quickly can you identify them?
Thursday, November 3 – 1pm

Cookie Trivia Can you guess the cookies from an image? What are your all-time favorites?
Thursday, December 1 – 1pm\

Check the library’s website for additional programs just for seniors.

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