29 Feb, 2024

Plano Library Speaks Podcast: Tutor.com and other online resources for students

https://traffic.libsyn.com/planolibrary/PLSpeaks25.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode we speak with librarian Brittnee Emerine about the fantastic online resources for students, available for free through Plano Public Library. You can find Tutor.com, Learning Express Library, and GALE In Context, on our Research & Learn page, under the Academics tab! Study room reservations can be […]

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Get Organized with Teen Street Team

Our Teen Street Team (teen advisory board) is coming at you on June 2 with a Bullet Journaling Basics class! During this workshop, you will learn how to organize your upcoming school year through bullet journaling. Bullet Journaling Basics meets Friday, June 2 at 3pm at Davis Library. This is a ticketed event, so get […]

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Exploring Careers in Healthcare

The healthcare field is evolving with new research and technological advances. As a result, there are many diverse career options to consider in healthcare today, drawing upon varying skillsets.  Do you want to explore and learn more about different healthcare career paths that are rewarding and challenging? Do you wonder if you can contribute in […]

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Public Speaking Starter Kit

Prepare for your next big presentation or event with materials, resources and programming from Plano Public Library. Plano Public Library offers everything you need to learn a new skill, develop a new hobby, and pursue a new career. This month’s Starter Kit is all about public speaking and presentation skills! If you, like 15-30% of […]

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Photoshop Painting, LinkedIn and 3D Printing

Starting in September it’s a new season of programs at the library, meaning new technology classes to boost your digital creativity and computer skills. Be sure to check our online calendar for all events happening at the library. Here’s what is on deck for September: Digital Creation With two Digital Creation Spaces, Plano Public Library […]

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Back to School Resources

Ready, set, school! A new school year is about to start, and Plano Public Library has you covered. Check out our extensive collection of books, media, Launchpads, bilingual backpacks and STEAM kits to boost skills and increase knowledge. Enjoy free access to dozens of educational databases, including: Credo – Over 3 million reference entries from […]

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Teen Street Team Recommends: LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library is a skill-building and test preparation resource available from Plano Public Library. You have access to comprehensive educational resources, including 1,000 interactive tutorials, practice exams for school and career, articles and eBooks. Resources range from basic skills mastery to academic success to job preparation and career advancement. LearningExpress Library Quick Facts: Online practice […]

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Exploring Environmental Careers

Did you know that jobs in the environmental field, or green careers, represent one of the fastest-growing segments of employment? Are you curious about potential opportunities for both degreed and non-degreed job seekers? Tune in to learn what opportunities are available for “green-collared” workers!  Green careers can include a wide range of specializations, from air […]

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Teen Street Team Recommends: Tutor.com

Tutor.com is a premiere database available for Plano Public Library cardholders. Tutor.com Quick Facts: Ages: Kindergarten through adults Requires: Plano Public Library card and internet access Compatibility: Any internet-enabled device Tutor.com is a database that offers live online tutoring, as well as a variety of practice tests and skills resources. Teen Street Team member Ashley has recently been using […]

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Resume and Interview Best Practices

A new year brings new opportunities. With widespread labor shortages and high demand for qualified workers, this is an ideal time to change careers or look for a new job. Join us online on February 18 at 2 p.m. for a virtual Resume/Interview Workshop presented by HR professionals from Capital One. Discover best practices for […]

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