14 Jul, 2024

Plano Reads: Join Second Tuesday Book Club on July 9 for ‘The Dictionary of Lost Words’

Second Tuesday Book Club will meet in person and on Zoom from 7-8pm on Tuesday, July 9, in the public conference room at Schimelpfenig Library, to discuss our seventh book of 2024, The Dictionary of Lost Words, by Pip Williams. The Dictionary of Lost Words is the marvelous story of the other dictionary, the dictionary […]

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Building a Reading Habit #8: Track Your Reading

https://www.planolibrarylearns.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2024/06/Habit8Audiogram_mixdown.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Another simple tip: Track Your Reading Tracking your reading can help keep you focused and give you a sense of accomplishment. Noting the number of pages you have read every day can feel really good, and watching the list of “books read” grow feels great! There are […]

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Building a Reading Habit #7: Be Kind To Yourself

https://www.planolibrarylearns.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2024/06/Habit7Audiogram_mixdown.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download This is a simple tip. Your reading habit is for you to enjoy. It is not intended to be yet another stress-inducing element in your life. However, there will likely be days when even the smallest commitment of time or energy for reading is not possible. In […]

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Global Explorers: Korea

Global Explorers is a new series of programs for the whole family to learn about countries, cultures and experiences found around the world. Next up is Korea, meeting on Saturday, June 29, 2024 at 2pm at Davis Library. Continue reading to explore the library’s collection and learn about Korean food, culture and more. Travel Guides […]

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By The Cover: King Charles Portrait Red

Different Books | Matching Looks Welcome in and welcome back! Are you interested in color theory/history AND trying new genres? Different books and materials, with similar aesthetics? Then this is the side of the blog for you! While we aren’t actually advocating for judging a book solely by its cover, we are proposing that choosing […]

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Building a Reading Habit #5: Format

https://www.planolibrarylearns.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2024/06/Habit5Audiogram_mixdown.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download These days we have choices regarding the format of books we want to read. Besides a typical printed book (you know, the paper kind?), we have eBook and audiobooks. Each has its own advantages. Print The classic print format book has the obvious advantage of not needing […]

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