Summer Learning 2020 is going virtual! Plano Public Library is online with our community this summer for programs, storytimes, weekly learning challenges, and more.
Track your reading time to help us reach our community goal of reading 1,000,000 minutes.
Fighting the summer slide is more important than ever after the interruption to the 2020 school year. Plano Public Library is here to help your family continue learning with fun and engaging activities all summer!
Check back frequently to see our progress
Track Your Reading!
Help Us Reach Our Community Goal – 1,000,000 Reading Minutes This Summer
Programs will air on Facebook, Zoom and our You Tube channel. Check the schedule for details.
Complete Weekly Challenges!
New challenges to inspire learning will be posted to our Summer Learning page each week. Once you complete the challenge, follow the link to submit your name and receive an email with your personalized badge. Collect badges to post on the fridge or in your window and share with us on social media! You can repeat challenges or catch up on challenges you missed here
Topics include STEAM programs for all ages, early learning programs, performer programs, storytimes and programs geared toward elementary-aged kids, teens, adults and seniors. Watch
Summer Learning Video
Plano Public Library is online with our community this summer for programs, storytimes, weekly learning challenges, and more. You can track your reading minutes to help us reach our community goal of reading one million minutes! Watch video
Do Take It & Make It Activities
Pickup process: call the library when you arrive and let them know you want to pickup a Take It & Make It Activity
Supplies for Take It & Make It Activities are available on a first come, first served basis
Pickup at all five locations – Monday-Thursday 9am-8pm
Each week Take It & Make It Activities support a STEAM Connections family activity, geared for “all ages”. Younger children can participate with extra help from parents/caregivers
Share your photos with us! #PPLSummerLearning Let us know what you’re learning this summer, what challenges you completed, what reading minutes milestone you reached and ways you celebrated your accomplishments.
Celebrate Your Accomplishments!
After you have completed challenges or reading minute milestones have a celebration. It doesn’t matter whether it takes a week or a month or longer. Have fun and stay safe!
A free day
Books & More – Place holds on books, theme bags, Launchpads, STEAM Kits and more! You can pick them up at any of the five Plano libraries.
Online Resources – Continue learning during the summer with our online resources, available with your Plano Public Library card.
Get one-on-one help with math, writing and resume design on Tutor.com
Learn a programming language, project management skills, photography and more on Lynda.com
Learn a new language or practice your skills using Pronunciator
Access thousands of books, audiobooks, magazines and newspapers online through our digital collection