12 Jul, 2024

What Are You Reading Now? Episode 68

Check out what our WAYRN book club attendees are reading this month. What Are You Reading Now? is a monthly book club where adults talk about books they’re currently reading. The book club meets in-person at Haggard Library and via Zoom, for a hybrid experience. If you want to join on Zoom, register here. The next meeting is Monday, August […]

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Plano Reads: Join Second Tuesday Book Club on July 9 for ‘The Dictionary of Lost Words’

Second Tuesday Book Club will meet in person and on Zoom from 7-8pm on Tuesday, July 9, in the public conference room at Schimelpfenig Library, to discuss our seventh book of 2024, The Dictionary of Lost Words, by Pip Williams. The Dictionary of Lost Words is the marvelous story of the other dictionary, the dictionary […]

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Global Explorers: Korea

Global Explorers is a new series of programs for the whole family to learn about countries, cultures and experiences found around the world. Next up is Korea, meeting on Saturday, June 29, 2024 at 2pm at Davis Library. Continue reading to explore the library’s collection and learn about Korean food, culture and more. Travel Guides […]

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Global Explorers: Brazil

Global Explorers is a new series of programs for the whole family to learn about countries, cultures and experiences found around the world. First up is Brazil, meeting on Sunday, June 9, 2024 from 2-3pm at Parr Library. Travel Guides and Experiences DK Eyewitness: Brazil (2023) PrintWhether you want to spot jaguars on the Paraguay […]

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Sound of Summer: Cicadas

It is summertime and soon, a familiar buzzing will fill the air – the Cicadas have emerged! 2024 is a historic year for cicadas in North America: two broods of two species of periodical cicadas will be emerging all at the same time for the first time in over two centuries. North Texas, however, can […]

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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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