Parr Library

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Parr Library


6200 Windhaven Pkwy
972-769-4300

Directions
Library Manager: Nina Martin

Hours

Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 8:00pm 
Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm 
Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm 
Sunday 1:00 - 5:00pm

2020 Holiday Closings (PDF)

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Virtual Program Schedule - Plano Public Library (PDF)
Programs will air on Facebook, Zoom and our You Tube channel. 
Check the schedule (PDF) for details.
Monthly Virtual Calendar (PDF)

Plano Public Library COVID-19 – Open for Grab and Go service
Monday-Thursday 9:00am – 8:00pm, Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm, Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm, Sunday 1:00 – 5:00pm

Grab and Go – mask required
  • Browse materials/self-checkout
  • Holds pickup inside (porch pickup is also available - instructions (PDF))
  • Computer access (first come, first served – one 2-hour session per day)
  • Shop Friends lobby sales
  • Mask required at all times in the library
  • No seating, in-house programs, kids play areas or meeting room use
Online Services
  • Access to digital resources (PDF) (e-books, e-newspapers, e-magazines, e-audio and databases)
  • Classes and programs for all ages (Calendar)
  • New library cards apply online, 2-3 days processing time – you will be contacted
General Services
  • Holds pickup (available inside or porch side - instructions (PDF))
  • Book Bundles – request in English, Spanish and Chinese for children and teens
  • External book drops for returns, 72 hour item quarantine, some account delay, no impact to borrowing privileges
  • Book a Librarian and telephone reference (email)
  • Donation drop off – loading dock during daylight hours
  • FAQ (PDF)

Holds Pickup and Specialty Items Return at Plano Public Library (PDF)

Holds Pickup & Specialty Items Return

Holds may be picked up inside or porch side at all libraries Monday-Thursday 9:00am – 8:00pm, Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm, Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm, Sunday 1:00 – 5:00pm.
More information (PDF)
FAQ Information - Plano Public Library (PDF)

Frequently Asked Questions

We have received questions from our community regarding what services are currently available.
More information (PDF)
Online Access Information - Plano Public Library (PDF)

Access the Library Online

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.
More information (PDF)
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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.