21 Jun, 2024

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: Be a Citizen Scientist: eBird Explore the wonders of the natural world and contribute to real scientific research through citizen science. Learn about different citizen science opportunities and how you can participate. Exploring City of […]

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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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Plano 150: Women in Plano

March is Women’s History month and to celebrate it we recognize the contributions of the women of Plano. Over the last 150 years, women have provided support, direction, and leadership in building the community we celebrate today. A variety of photographs, journals, and textiles that showcase these contributions are on display now at the Genealogy […]

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Plano 150: Plano Education through the Years

2023 marks Plano’s 150th anniversary, and the Genealogy Center at Haggard Library is hosting displays to celebrate! The first display examines Plano education through the years.   Plano schools started in 1882 with the founding of the Plano Institute. The city bought the school in 1891 and took over operations. These first public school buildings did […]

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New in the Genealogy Center

With books covering all 50 states and beyond, we’re constantly adding to the wealth of resources available to you and your ancestry journey. Take a look at the latest added to the Genealogy collection here on the blog. General  “Very apt to speak one side of the truth” New England Runaways, 1774-1777  From Generation to […]

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