14 Jul, 2024

Building a Reading Habit #1: Read What You Like!

https://www.planolibrarylearns.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2024/06/Habit1AudioGram_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadDo you wish you read more? Reading takes time, which is a scarce commodity for most adults, but there are strategies and practices you can adopt to create a reading habit! In this series of posts we’ll explore ways the average adult can read more by creating a daily […]

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Global Explorers: Brazil

Global Explorers is a new series of programs for the whole family to learn about countries, cultures and experiences found around the world. First up is Brazil, meeting on Sunday, June 9, 2024 from 2-3pm at Parr Library. Travel Guides and Experiences DK Eyewitness: Brazil (2023) PrintWhether you want to spot jaguars on the Paraguay […]

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Plano Reads: Classic Mysteries

For our June Mystery Book Club meeting, we are going back in time with Classic Mysteries. If you love everything from Arthur Conan Doyle to Agatha Christie, this is your month! Join us in-person at Davis Library or virtually through Zoom on Thursday, June 20th at 7 pm. If you would like to attend virtually, you […]

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Sound of Summer: Cicadas

It is summertime and soon, a familiar buzzing will fill the air – the Cicadas have emerged! 2024 is a historic year for cicadas in North America: two broods of two species of periodical cicadas will be emerging all at the same time for the first time in over two centuries. North Texas, however, can […]

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10 Picture Books You Can Sing

Singing is one of the five foundational practices that help lay the groundwork for learning to read. Singing helps children hear the rhythm of speech/song and helps them hear how longer words can be broken down into smaller sounds. It is also just plain fun and a great way to make your read-alouds more engaging […]

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Plano Library Speaks: Summer Reading 2024 with Maggie Fox

https://traffic.libsyn.com/planolibrary/SummerReading2024.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this episode we talk with library Programming Manager Maggie Fox about the 2024 Summer Reading program for children and adults, running the months of June and July. We explore the value of summer reading, methods to achieve your summer reading goals, and how to participate! We […]

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