22 May, 2024

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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Exploring Jupiter’s Icy Moon with a NASA Ambassador

Is there potential for life on Europa, Jupiter’s moon? Join us to learn about NASA’s mission to find out. Exploring Jupiter’s Icy MoonDavis LibrarySaturday, April 22 at 3pm Launching in 2024, Europa Clipper will conduct a detailed reconnaissance of Jupiter’s moon Europa and investigate whether the icy moon could have conditions suitable for life. NASA […]

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Explore Space with NASA and the Library: The Solar System

Join NASA Solar System Ambassador Les Murray for a series of programs on our solar system. SSAs volunteers are trained by NASA Scientists, Project Managers, and Astronauts on NASA programs and missions. This season Les is presenting two exciting all-ages programs. Each event is ticketed, and tickets are available 30 minutes prior to the events:

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Recycled Art

One person’s trash is another person’s treasure! Look around you for inspiration and exercise your creativity while reducing, reusing and recycling everyday materials. Join us on Saturday, January 22 at 3 p.m. at Haggard Library for a Recycled Portraits program. Explore your artistic talents and customize a brown paper bag with your own self-portrait. Tickets […]

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Plano Learns: Explore the Night Sky

Have you ever wondered what’s up in the sky? Join NASA Solar System Ambassador Les Murray at Parr Library on Monday, December 20 at 6 p.m. as he shares more about astronomy for all ages.  Solar System Ambassadors are motivated volunteers trained by NASA scientist, project managers and astronauts on NASA programs and missions. Les will […]

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Winter Break Programs

Are you looking for things to do during your time off? Plano Public Library has programs the whole family can enjoy during the winter break. You can see all library programs on our downloadable PDF on our website or pick up printed copies at any of our locations. Plano Public Library will be closed Thursday […]

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3D Printing Resources

3D designs are created using a grid with X, Y and Z planes.  It’s similar to plotting graphs in algebra, but adding an extra dimension (3D). Your completed design prints layer by layer, building up to a final object. Three of the Plano Public Library locations have a 3D printer available: Davis, Harrington and Parr.  Here are some ways […]

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