29 Feb, 2024

Something About Libby: Cookbooks

While flipping through a printed cookbook is enjoyable, sometimes you need quick access with an ebook! With your Plano Public Library card you can access thousands of ebooks, audiobooks and magazines on the Libby app. Keep reading for a breakdown of the cookbooks we have recently added to the collection.

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Something About Libby: New Readers

Whether your child is just starting to read or you are working on your English-language skills, Plano Public Library has eBooks for you. With your Plano Public Library card, you have access to Libby, an app that has our collection of eBooks, audiobooks and digital magazines. You can search for a book, download it to […]

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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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December Technology Classes

You can expect a variety of technology classes throughout the year at Plano Public Library. Whether you’re looking to explore digital content creation tools or learn some basic skills for navigating eBooks, we have a class for you. Events at the library are free and do not require a library card. Virtual programs are recorded […]

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Something About Libby: Accessibility Features

OverDrive has been making big changes in their move to the Libby app, and Accessibility has been a big focus of that, as evidenced by these changes made in January. One of the big changes Libby has made to improve accessibility is the introduction of full-screen menus. Rather than opening from the side, in-app menus […]

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Grab a Graphic Novels: Comics and Manga on OverDrive

We’re highlighting our graphic novel collection by exploring tried-and-true cartoon classics, as well as fresh-off-the-press new releases. Pick up a graphic novel today! Our Grab a Graphic Novel blog series presents our latest reads from the aforementioned collection. Available at all five libraries, the collection encompasses comics, manga and, of course, graphic novels — anything that uses […]

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Something About Libby: Language Options

Evaluating community wants and needs is part of the process of selecting materials for the library collection, including looking at what languages our community reads. We have physical collections of books and media in Chinese and Spanish, as well as Arabic, French, Hindi, Russian, Urdu and more. Within the Libby app, where you can access […]

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