Get Involved

Become a Library Partner!
Partnering with local groups and organizations allows the library to serve our community better. If you have a program or initiative to propose, please contact Tammy Korns.

Funding Partners
Monetary support from funding partners allows the library to enhance programs and collections beyond what is covered by the city budget.
  • Friends of the Plano Public Library - currently funds monthly family fun programs, special programs for adults, teens and children, summer reading special events for all ages, eBook vendor platform and content, and more.
  • Plano Public Library Foundation - currently funds online tutoring service for grades K-12.
Program Partners
Programs presented by local organizations and volunteers allow the library to offer a wide range of beneficial programs to the public without cost to the library.
  • AARP – provides volunteer tax assistance annually February to April
  • Collin County Elections Department – organizes use of the libraries as voting locations
  • Collin County Genealogical Society – provides genealogy programs
  • Genealogy Friends of Plano Libraries, Inc. – provides genealogy programs
  • Heart of Texas Therapy Dogs – provides volunteers and dogs for children’s reading program
  • Live Green in Plano - provides environmental/sustainability programs in fall and spring
  • More Than a Teacher – provides SAT preparation programs for teens in spring and fall
  • UT Dallas/IntelliChoice, Inc. - provides volunteers for individualized math tutoring at Harrington Library
  • SAI Group – provides volunteers for individualized math tutoring at Schimelpfenig Library
Summer Reading Partners
Each summer, local businesses donate coupons and/or gift certificates that are distributed as incentives during our summer reading program.

Thank you to our 2012 Partners
  • Auntie Anne's Pretzels
  • Benihana
  • California Pizza Kitchen
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Great Harvest Bread Co.
  • Plano Super Bowl
  • Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus
To participate as a summer 2013 reading partner, contact us.