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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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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Something About Libby: Audiobook Speed

Have you tried audiobooks? Not sure they’re your ~speed~? We have a tip for you! When you’re using the Libby app, which is available for you with your Plano Public Library card, you have access to thousands of audiobooks. Browse the collection, borrow and you’re reading in minutes! When you listen to an audiobook on […]

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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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Getting Started: Gale Business – Entrepreneurship

Gale Business: Entrepreneurship is a reference database for all aspects of running a business. It includes start-up plans, budgeting aids, employee management ideas, marketing case studies, and more. With your Plano Public Library card, you have access to this amazing resource! You can get the basics in this blog post, and learn more during our […]

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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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Eight Technology Classes Happening in September

With a new season, comes a new collection of classes! We will recap the technology events coming up at the library (and virtually) this September, but be sure to check the Engage brochure and/or online calendar for our schedule through December. As a reminder: all library classes are free, though some require registration or tickets […]

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July Technology Classes

Whether you’re exploring a summer hobby or thinking ahead to your next project, Plano Public Library is here for you. From basic skills like Microsoft Office to more specialized programs like Adobe Photoshop, we have a class for you. This summer, take time to explore our technology offerings and services. Programs at the library are […]

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