02 Mar, 2024

Plano Reads: Join Second Tuesday Book Club on March 12 for ‘The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man: A Memoir’

Second Tuesday Book Club will meet in person from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, in the program room at Schimelpfenig Library, to discuss our third book of 2024, The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man, by Paul Newman. Kirkus Reviews describes the posthumously published memoir by the Hollywood icon, racecar driver […]

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2024 Lone Star Texas Reading List

Check out the 2024 Texas Lone Star reading list, developed by the Texas Library Association to encourage students in grades 6, 7, and 8 to explore a variety of current books. Plano Public Library has all 30 Lone Star books available for checkout, and you can visit a library location for information on Texas Library Association reading lists […]

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Plano Reads: Join Second Tuesday Book Club on February 13 for ‘West with Giraffes’

West with Giraffes, by Lynda Rutledge, is “an emotional, rousing novel inspired by the incredible true story of two giraffes who made headlines and won the hearts of Depression-era America.” Part adventure, part historical saga, and part coming-of-age love story, West with Giraffes explores what it means to be changed by the grace of animals, the kindness […]

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Have you Heard? Man vs. Nature

Check out these stories of survival when battling hurricanes, blight, and other natural disasters. While not all the below recommendations are technically “Man” vs. nature (we may have snuck some rabbits and robots in), they all represent the spirit of survival and what humanity is willing to do in the face of impossible odds. This […]

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