22 May, 2024

Adapted Library – Summer Programs

Adapted Library supports neurodivergent access to library programs: adapted programs are sensory-friendly and targeted towards the needs of neurodivergent children, teens, adults and their families/caregivers. Neurodivergent includes autism spectrum disorder, Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder, Tourette’s and other developmental and learning disabilities.   Registration is now open for Adapted Library programs. For more information and registration details, […]

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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: 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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Be a Citizen Scientist

Citizen science is a collaboration between scientists and everyday people curious about the world around them. Scientific research can take years to accomplish and data can be limited by a researcher’s geographic location. When citizen scientists participate in a project, it not only speeds up the time research takes to get completed, but it allows […]

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Solar Eclipse: Sunsketcher

Citizen Science is a collaboration between scientists and people who are curious or concerned about the world around them and are motivated to make a difference.  Anyone can participate, and the data collected by citizen scientists help scientists come to real conclusions. For scientists who study the sun, a solar eclipse is a rare opportunity […]

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Solar Eclipse: Soundscapes

Citizen Science is a collaboration between scientists and people who are curious or concerned about the world around them and are motivated to make a difference. Anyone can participate, and the data collected by citizen scientists help scientists come to real conclusions. For scientists who study the sun, a solar eclipse is a rare opportunity to […]

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Solar Eclipse: GLOBE Observer

Citizen Science is a collaboration between scientists and people who are curious or concerned about the world around them and are motivated to make a difference. Anyone can participate, and the data collected by citizen scientists help scientists come to real conclusions. For scientists who study the sun, a solar eclipse is a rare opportunity […]

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Learn About Wind Energy at PPL

Harness the Wind: Clean Energy meets on Tuesday, February 20 at 2 pm at Haggard Library. This is for all ages. During this workshop, you will learn about how wind can be a source of energy and about clean energy production for the future. Enjoy hands-on activities to practice problem-solving and creativity. The Wind Energy […]

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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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