24 Apr, 2024

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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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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Teen Street Team Reads & Reviews: Radha and Jai’s Recipe for Romance

Teen Street Team member Shubhi submitted this review for Radha and Jai’s Recipe for Romance by Nisha Sharma. Radha knows what she wants. She has worked her way up to becoming a top-class Kathak dancer, and is sure that is what she wants to do in her life. Or is it? When an unexpected turn […]

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Check Out Adventure Gaming Club: Dungeons & Dragons for Teens

Join us at 2pm on September 17 for a Dungeons & Dragons adventure at Parr Library! Play as a warrior or mage in a fantasy world. No experience necessary! Adventure Gaming Club is a program designed for new players of Dungeons & Dragons, to give teens a fun and friendly environment to learn the game […]

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Plano Library Speaks Podcast: Tutor.com and other online resources for students

https://traffic.libsyn.com/planolibrary/PLSpeaks25.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this episode we speak with librarian Brittnee Emerine about the fantastic online resources for students, available for free through Plano Public Library. You can find Tutor.com, Learning Express Library, and GALE In Context, on our Research & Learn page, under the Academics tab! Study room reservations […]

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Teen Street Team: Library Murder Mystery

Get ready for the Final Chapter  Welcome to the grand reopening of Schimelpfenig Library, a renowned literary haven. However, the celebration takes a grim turn when the beloved librarian, Miss Margaret Greenfield, is found dead in the lower level. As amateur detectives, it’s up to the players to solve the mystery and identify the killer […]

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Plano Library Speaks Podcast: Adventure Gaming Club

https://traffic.libsyn.com/planolibrary/PLSpeaksAdventureGaming_mixdown.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this episode we speak with librarians Sarah Opella and Brin Kieffer about the Adventure Gaming Club happening this summer in the library, in which participants will learn to play Dungeons & Dragons. More information about the program can be found here on our calendar. This event […]

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Unleash Your Creativity with Only Hook and Yarn

Post written by Teen Street Team member Vijay Simply put, crocheting is the process of making objects by interlocking various strings with a crochet hook. People of all ages love this activity because it gives them some time to think and calms the mind. Luckily, Teen Street Team (TST, the teenager library advisory board) is […]

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