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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Saturday Stories at the Farmstead!

Saturday Stories at the Farmstead with Plano Public Library

Follow Plano Public Library on Facebook for our nine-week storytime series: Saturday Stories at the Farmstead! We worked with Heritage Farmstead Museum to bring you storytime amongst the history and fun animals of this living museum.

Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. September 26 - December 19

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Be sure to check out our fall book list on the Plano Library Learns blog

 

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

Check It Out! Theme Bags

Theme Bags at Plano Public Library

Theme bags are professionally designed storytime kits about popular themes. Each Theme Bag contains a picture books as well as a relevant activity like a flannel board story, puppet or toy.

They are designed to be used with preschool-aged children. There are more than 40 topics including sensory, pets, potty training, new baby, bath time and weather.

Search Theme Bookpack in the library catalog

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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 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: 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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