Financial Literacy: July Programs
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Financial Literacy: July Programs

It’s never too early—or too late—to develop financial literacy. Plano Public Library’s programs provide free, practical advice on how to manage money and the financial knowhow to navigate your finances successfully. Join us at these upcoming programs for children, teens and adults.

All Ages

A Plan for My Money (ticketed)
Davis Library
Sunday, July 2 at 2pm                 

Ever wonder how money works? Join us for activities about earning, spending and saving your money.

Art of Money (ticketed)
Schimelpfenig Library
Tuesday, July 11 at 3pm

Harrington Library
Thursday, July 20 at 3pm

Get ready for money making mania as we explore what money looks like around the world and then create your own currency designs. Who will you put on your currency?

Art Shop (ticketed)
Davis Library
July 28 at 3pm

What can you create with $5.00? Browse our art shop for supplies to make your masterpiece! With play money received at the store entrance, purchase paper, markers, glue and scissors, and perhaps some specialty supplies to make your work of art spectacular. Spend however you like, but budget wisely.

Children at table using various art supplies to make something creative


Counting Coins (ticketed)
Davis Library
Wednesday, July 19 at 3pm & 6:30pm

Come enjoy hands-on activities that strengthen your child’s knowledge of money and how to count it.

Party Planning (ticketed)
Parr Library
Monday, July 24 at 3pm

Your birthday is coming up and you want to plan a party. Set your budget and learn to plan the best party for you and your friends. You will make decisions about elements like cake and entertainment

Grades 6-12

Stretch Your Dollars
Parr Library
Monday, July 3 at 3pm

Meal planning with a budget can be challenging. Use your favorite grocery app and see if you can do it.

Navigate Your Future
Haggard Library
Monday, July 10 at 3pm

Do you wonder what the job market is like? Learn ways to think about careers and navigate the educational path(s) to get there

Building Wealth for Teens
Haggard Library
Saturday, July 15 at 3pm

Do you know how much basic living expenses cost? Learn basic financial concepts and develop a plan to reach your short and long term financial goals.

Light It Up (ticketed)
Davis Library
Sunday, July 23 at 3pm

Make your own light saber, galaxy glass art, or creation of your choosing. Work on fun projects while gaining hands-on experience managing money. Take your project home or give it as a gift.


Building Wealth
Virtual – register here
Friday, July 7 at 12pm

You can create personal wealth and meet your financial goals by using basic concepts and taking control of your financial choices to launch you towards the future you want.

Homebuyer Education Class
Haggard Library
Saturday, July 15, 10am-4pm

Registration required

The City of Plano Homebuyer Education class provides useful information that will equip you with knowledge of the home buying process. Discuss credit building strategies, financing options, home

inspectors, insurance, lending and more. Space is limited.

Investments: Getting Started
Haggard Library
Thursday, July 20 at 6:30pm

Virtual simulcast – register here

Learn the language of investing, including terms and concepts that may be unfamiliar to you. Understanding some of the core ideas can help give you the confidence to get started. Presented by Bank of America.

Teen, Adult SNAP (Supporting Neurodivergent Access to Programming)

SNAP Career Loteria
Haggard Library
Tuesday, July 25 at 6:30pm

Learn about different careers through a Loteria-style game in a sensory-friendly environment. If you have any questions or accommodation requests, please email in advance. Recommended for ages 13+.

For ticketed programs, tickets will be available 30 minutes prior to the start of the program.

Learn more about all the financial literacy resources available from Plano Public Library.

For a full listing of summer programs, browse our online brochure.

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