Parr Library

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Parr Library


6200 Windhaven Pkwy
972-769-4300

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Library Manager: Nina Martin

Service Hours


Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.


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Plano Public Library COVID 19
July 8, 2020- facilities closed for general use
Service Hours: Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and Sunday 1 - 4:30 p.m.

Current Services Available

  • 2 hour computer reservations, library card required, scheduled in advance, call us (instructions for process and schedule)
  • New library card processing takes 2-3 days from the time you apply online, and you will be contacted regarding your application
  • External Bookdrops for returns, items quarantined for 72 hours, expect some account delay, no impact to borrowing privileges
  • All items are checked out for three (3) weeks
  • Porch side pickup of materials (see process and times here)
  • Access to digital resources (e-books, e-newspapers, e-magazines, e-audio and databases)
  • Book a Librarian and Telephone Reference (email)
  • Online programs for all ages (Calendar)
  • Donations not being accepted
  • FAQ

The service expansion for July 6, 2020 has been postponed

Holds Pickup & Specialty Items Return

Holds Pickup and Specialty Items Return at Plano Public Library
Holds Pickup & Specialty Items Return is available porch side at all libraries Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and Sunday 1 - 4:30 p.m.
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Computer Access Appointment Process

Computer Access Appointment Process at Plano Public Library
Starting June 1, 2020 Library card holders will be able to schedule appointments to use computers in the library. Appointments are booked in advance for two (2) hours and limited to one session per day.

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Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ Information - Plano Public Library
We have received questions from our community regarding what services are available while the library is closed.
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Access the Library Online

Online Access Information - Plano Public Library
During the health emergency, access to online resources will be provided even if your account has overdue items. Use your library card to download eBooks and eAudiobooks with Libby, Overdrive and RBdigital. Downloadable Magazines are available from Flipster and RBdigital and Newspapers through PressReader on RBdigital. Stream award-winning films for adults and kids with Kanopy. Use our databases to learn a new language, find information on businesses and learn new skills.
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    Children ages 7-12 can play the role of chemists and discover the importance of chemistry to fields as varied as medicine, manufacturing, art and environmental conservation. Read on...
  2. Book Bundles Available in English, Spanish & Chinese

    Book Bundles are available in English and Spanish at all five libraries and in Chinese at Davis and Haggard. Discover new series, new authors, and great readings with pre-selected titles. Read on...
  3. Take a Virtual Tour of Brenda McKinney’s Art

    Artist Brenda McKinney’s work showcases handmade mandalas. McKinney was an 18st AIRSpace artist in residence with Plano Public Library. She put her artwork on exhibit at Davis Library in 2020. Read on...
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  1. History
  2. Features
Parr LibraryIn May 1998 a bond election passed, providing $5.2 million for the construction of a fifth library. The 30,000 square feet Christopher A. Parr Library opened in April 2001 with a collection of 60,000 volumes. The library is named for Christopher A. Parr a long time library supporter.