29 Feb, 2024

10 Years in the Digital Creation Space

Our first Digital Creation Space (DCS) opened at Haggard Library in 2014 with classes to learn about photo, audio and video editing. Over the past ten years, we have expanded this service to three locations: Haggard, Harrington and Parr libraries. Each DCS has computers with digital creation software, such as Adobe Creative Cloud and Unity, […]

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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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Audiobooks for Kids: VOX Books

Have you heard of VOX Books? According to their website, “VOX™ Books are the world’s first audiobooks that live in print books. The permanently attached VOX Reader transforms an ordinary print book into an all-in-one read-along.” Plano Public Library has 150 VOX Books available at the time of this blog post. A quick intro to VOX […]

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Lights Out at the Library

Winter means shorter days and longer nights, which makes it perfect for Glow in the Dark Storytime! Join us on December 12 at 6:30pm at Parr Library for a special lights-out storytime. This storytime will feature stories, songs, dancing and illuminated art under the black lights. Planning on joining us? Wear something white or fluorescent […]

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Handmade for the Holidays, Part 2

Why not delve into handmaking decorations or food this holiday season? First, check out the previous post in this series, where we focus on handmade gifts. In this post, we’ll go over some library resources to get your home and kitchen ready for the holidays – whether you’re hosting family and friends, love a cozy […]

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Just In: New Money STEAM Kits

STEAM Kits include learning components for science, technology, engineering, arts and math to support STEAM-based learning. STEAM Kits offer our community a way to learn about a new subject through hands-on activities, books and DVDs. We are constantly evaluating our kits and adding to the collection – we have 90 kits! We have kits available […]

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