Small Talk

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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

Virtual – Small Talk

Virtual Small Talk program with Plano Public Library
Practice your English speaking conversation skills with virtual Small Talk on Wednesdays at 2 p.m. from April 29 – May 27.
Register in advance
The virtual online program will be done with Zoom

Pronunciator - Language Learning
Pronunciator - learn to speak, read and write any of 146 languages

A fun and easy way to learn to speak, read, and write any of 146 languages. Includes live tutors, feature films, music with lyrics, pronunciation analysis, quizzes, and more! Also features ESL for 50 non-English languages, plus free apps for Android, Apple, and Kindle Fire devices.

Small Talk MapSmall Talk, Great Conversation

Improve your English speaking skills in a small group of adults

A conversational program for adults who speak English as a second language. Each week participants discuss practical everyday topics in a casual group setting to become more confident speakers. Have fun, meet people from all over the world and learn about American culture while practicing your spoken English. Limited to those who can speak and read English

Small Talk Schedule

January 13 - April 24 (no meetings Jan 20, Mar 9-31)
*Children welcome with parent/caregiver at Harrington meetings. Toys and play available for ages 0-5 years

Library Location
Day
Time
Harrington Library*
Mondays11:15 am
Parr LibraryMondays1:00 pm
Haggard LibraryTuesdays10:00 am
Schimelpfenig LibraryTuesdays1:00 pm
Davis LibraryWednesdays1:00 pm
Davis LibraryThursdays10:00 am