21 Jun, 2024

Teaching Books: A Hidden Gem

One of PPL’s hidden gems is the Teaching Books database. “Teaching Books” is only a portion of the wealth of resources for young readers and their teachers. Go In-Depth with Books On Teaching Books, you can hear exclusive interviews with popular authors, watch book trailers or read posts from authors about their process. Teachers and […]

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Teen Street Team Recommends: Learning Express Library

Online practice tests for civil service, firefighter, emergency medical services, law enforcement, GED, FRE, TAKS, ASVAB, real estate, SAT, TOEFL, TASP, plus other occupations/subjects, college prep, software tutorials, and more excellent learning tools are all available through Learning Express Library – thanks to your Plano Public Library card! Learning Express Library Quick Facts Continue reading […]

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Recent Virtual Program Recordings

Miss one of our virtual workshops? Check out the recordings on the Plano Public Library YouTube channel! Here’s what happened lately: Premiere Pro: Color Correction Premiere Pro is an Adobe Creative Cloud tool to edit video. You can see other Adobe Creative Cloud classes here. Genealogy: Family Search Learn basic site navigation to discover available […]

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Something About Libby: Recently Added

We’re constantly adding new books and magazines to the digital library collection on Libby. Have you checked the recent additions? We have a section for Just Added, making it easy to see the latest reads. Be sure to check the filter options to include or exclude formats, in case you’re only interested in magazines, eBooks […]

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Something About Libby: Cookbooks

While flipping through a printed cookbook is enjoyable, sometimes you need quick access with an ebook! With your Plano Public Library card you can access thousands of ebooks, audiobooks and magazines on the Libby app. Keep reading for a breakdown of the cookbooks we have recently added to the collection.

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Consumer Reports on Flipster

Plano Public Library now has access to the Consumer Reports magazine through Flipster! This is the same as the print version of the magazine, and easily downloadable to your phone, tablet or computer. You can access back issues through March 2014. With Consumer Reports magazine you can find advice on Best Buys, unbiased Ratings on […]

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On Kanopy: The Great Courses

The Great Courses allow you to learn from award-winning experts and professors from the most respected institutions in the world at your own pace. You can access these videos through Kanopy, a video streaming service available free with your Plano Public Library card. Here are some of the latest Great Courses added to Kanopy: Why […]

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