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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Check It Out! Binge Boxes

Binge Boxes at Plano Public Library

Binge Boxes are themed movie kits with 5-9 related DVDs. The kits are created from DVDs donated to the library! There are Binge Boxes for kids, families and more.

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Spotlight Art - Fashion Illustration

Spotlight Artist Christine Song

Spotlight Artist Christine Song, a fashion illustrator, works with two colors of acrylic paint (black and gold). Watch, as she demonstrates how she uses these shades to paint different types of fashionable furs.

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

ReferenceUSA is now Reference Solutions

ReferenceUSA is now Reference Solutions

ReferenceUSA has changed its name to Reference Solutions. Reference Solutions provides information to help you start a business, conduct market research, find marketing prospects and more.

Register for our upcoming Zoom workshop: Building Your Business with Reference Solutions 

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition - Temporary remote access available

Temporary remote access with your library card is available through December for Ancestry Library Edition. Search billions of records and discover your family’s story.

Patrons will not be charged $2.50 processing fee to use Ancestry Library Edition.

Research & Learn

Genealogy Resources

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Launchpad Reading Academy Now Available

Launchpad Reading Academy now available

Help your child master verbal, reading, and writing skills with Launchpad Reading Academy. Kids can jump in at their current reading level and advance from there with multi-sensory learning tools all on one device! No internet or Wi-Fi needed.

There are tools for parents and teachers to evaluate current skills, watch kids master those skills and more.

Each Launchpad comes with:Apps that use gamified learning tools for mastering critical skills from letter recognition to complex spelling and comp...

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Be a Chemist

Sci-Tech - Be a Chemist

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.

Plano Public Library in collaboration with Sci-Tech is one of 27 locations across the country to host the virtual program. The Be a Chemist program is Sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline and offered in partnership with The Franklin Institute and UNC Morehead Pla...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Book Bundles Available in English, Spanish & Chinese

Book Bundles available for porch side pickup at Plano libraries

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.

Picking up your Book Bundle is easy

  1. Call the library when you arrive
  2. Let us know the reading level you are interested in
  3. We’ll bring a Book Bundle to you

Book Bundles in English are chosen to provide variety based on reading level

  • Board Book Sets &am...
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City of Plano Libraries
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Library Closure Update

Plano Public Library

The library is now open by appointment for Grab and Go Service and Computer Access. Grab and Go appointments are for 1 hour to browse materials and use self-checkout, copy or fax (without computer access), and shop the Friends lobby sales.

Grab and Go reservations (PDF) are available at all five libraries and may be scheduled online. Computer access appointments (PDF) are for 2 hours and may be reserved by calling the library.

Patrons may return items to the library, pickup holds, make grab ...

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