Posted on: January 20, 2017

One of Two Elusive Dogs Has Been Safely Caught

One of the two dogs running loose in Plano has been safely caught. Plano Animal Services became aware of the dogs in August 2016 after a jogger was bitten by the Australian Cattle Dog. The white dog remains at large. If you see it, call (972) 769-4360.

The jogger’s description of the dogs, along with new sightings and bite incidents, led to a review of records finding 8 possible bite incidents involving these dogs since May 22, 2016.

It has became clear the dogs were most likely dumped within the c...

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Posted on: February 8, 2016

Bobcat Sightings in Plano

There has been increased concern with bobcat sightings in Plano. We wanted to answer some of our most frequently asked questions we receive at Animal Services about these particular animals that call Plano home.

• Bobcats have never injured a single person in Plano’s history. Even children are too big to be considered a meal as the bobcats in this area hunt only animals that are rabbit sized or smaller.

• Pets that are bigger than a rabbit are not usually at...Read on...


Posted on: February 8, 2016

Bobcats and Coyotes Sightings in Plano

• Bobcats have never injured a single person in Plano’s history. Even children are too big to be considered a meal as the bobcats in this area hunt only animals that are rabbit sized or smaller.

• Pets that are bigger than a rabbit are not usually at ...Read on...


Posted on: May 8, 2017

Battling the Buzz this Summer

As the warmer weather rolls in and summer begins, so does mosquito season. The City of Plano Environmental Health and Sustainability (EHS) team has already begun taking proactive measures to protect Plano residents from mosquitoes. The City has begun what...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Preparation and Sale of Homemade Foods

Have you ever wondered what you might be able to make at home and sell? The City of Plano Environmental Health Division has received several inquiries recently and would like to clarify the rules around homemade foods. The Texas Cottage Food Law does allo...

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Posted on: October 24, 2016

2016-17 Fire Prevention Poster Winners

Congratulations to this year’s winners at the District Level for the Plano Fire-Rescue Fire Prevention Week Poster Contest! See the winning posters here

Congratulations to the winners of the Fire Prevention Week Poster Contest that placed at the District Level this month! These winning posters now move on to State Level competition. They will be judged at the State Conference of the State Firemen&rsqu...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Certificates of Appropriateness Activity Makes Upswing

The effects of the improved workflow for Certificates of Appropriateness (CAs) applications keeps CA activity rolling. The approval of 18 CAs occurred between November and January, and were all approved by Planning staff.

Approved CAs

  • CA Renewal -...
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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Go Wildcats! Leave a Mark on Plano History

During their time at Wildcat Stadium, Plano won the state championship in 1965, 1967 and 1971. A marker created by The Plano Conservancy for Historic Preservation and funded by the City of Plano Heritage Preservation Grant program was placed at Williams F...

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Changes Expedite CA Approvals

The effects of improved workflow for Certificates of Appropriateness (CAs) applications can be seen during the last quarter. Eighty-eight percent of CAs were approved by the Planning Department staff without requiring Heritage Commission review.

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Doing Work? Need a CA? We've Improved the Process

A CA, or Certificate of Appropriateness, is required prior to beginning any exterior improvement projects on locally-designated heritage properties or properties within the Haggard Park or Downtown Heritage Resource Districts. Over the past year, city sta...Read on...

Posted on: August 18, 2016

Meet the Preservation Review

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Welcome to the inaugural edition of the City of Plano Planning Department's Preservation Review quarterly newsletter. The name is a nod to The Plano Review, a newspaper established by R. J. Ridgell in 1884.

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

What's Your Sign? Maybe It's Time to Modify

At the request of the Downtown Plano merchants, two sign modifications to the Zoning Ordinance have been approved by City Council for the Downtown Business/Government District.

These modifications include:

  • Allowance for painted mural signs. Previous...
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Posted on: August 17, 2016

How Plano Got Started in Historic Preservation

What shapes Plano's identity? It's our history. In 1979, rapid population growth threatened our historic resources. That prompted Plano's forefathers to adopt a Historic Landmark Preservation Ordinance. The ordinance established the city's heritage progra...Read on...


Posted on: May 19, 2017

Adulting 101 - Finances – Rescheduled

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Adulting 101 – Finances: How Not to be Completely Broke has been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 30, 7 pm at Schimelpfenig Library.

Do you feel overwhelmed by all the things you’re supposed to already know how to do? This session for adults will cover skills to manage your finances.

Posted on: May 16, 2017

All Libraries Closed for Memorial Day

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All libraries and book drops will be closed May 28 and 29 in observance of Memorial Day. Online resources and eLibrary will be available.

Posted on: May 12, 2017

2017 Summer Programs and Classes at the Library

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Build your knowledge, build your vocabulary and build your imagination with great classes and programs at the library this summer. Engage highlights opportunities to learn, create and connect. Sign up for summer reading and set your own reading goal.

Remember, summer reading is part of Explore Plano. Develop your creativity at 18st AIRSpace by observing and working alongside various artists. Take classes in 3-D printing, Photoshop or metal working. Are you ready for the Solar Eclipse on August 21? Lea...

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Download our Engage brochure
Posted on: May 4, 2017

New STEAM Kits - for Teens!

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Create your own video game or watch BB8 roll around you living room! “What?” you say? Check out the new Teen Kits at Plano Public Library. Learn 21st century skills such as coding, chess and circuitry and put to work your innovation and creativity.

There are three types of kits: gaming, robotics, and coding. Take home a Finch Robot and teach yourself all about Snap programming language or if you want to challenge yourself take the next step and open MIT’s Scratch programming language. Once you’ve ma...

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See a list of Teen Kits here
Posted on: April 25, 2017

Large Print Collection Enhancement

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Plano Public Library has received a collection development grant from Texas Book Festival for $2,500 to help replace and update the Large Print collection. Plano is one of 44 libraries in Texas to win this grant for 2017.


Posted on: May 16, 2017

Neighborhood Roundtable Recap

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Attendees were asked to sit at tables with people they did not know and then commenced in group discussions on ways their community engages with residents. The conversation was lively! Groups wrote down their ideas on large sheets of paper and then presen...

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Posted on: May 3, 2017

Reserve your Pop-Up Party Trailer Today!

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This summer, BEST Neighborhoods is offering a promotion that includes a dozen sunglasses, beach balls, and shade fans when your neighborhood group reserves the Pop-Up Party Trailer. The trailer is available to any registered HOA, Neighborhood Association,...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Honor Our Service Men and Women Who Gave All

Remember Plano's military men and women who gave their lives in combat for our freedom at the Sunset at Memorial Park Memorial Day Ride and Ceremony.

The ceremony begins at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 29 at the Plano Veterans Memorial in Memorial Park, 2101 Bay Hill Dr. The honored guest speaker is Jane Steindam Skinner, sister of Plano’s only Medal of Honor recipient Army Lt. Russell Steindam. 

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Make Your Barbecue Sizzle... Not Buzz!

Dust off the grill and invite your friends over. Just be sure to plan ahead for the worst party crasher of all time - the mosquito. He's sure to add a buzz that leaves your guests swatting and running for the door.

Plano’s Environmental Health and Sustainability (EHS) team has your back and is taking measures to protect you from mosquitoes. A green-friendly larvicide called Natular is being placed in strategic locations around the city where mosquitoes have a ...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Plan ahead with Holiday City Service Schedule

Trash and recycling collections slide one day for the Memorial Day holiday. If your collection day is Monday, it will be picked up on Tuesday. Tuesday's is Wednesday, Wednesday's is Thursday and Thursday's is Friday.

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Summer Reading Is Almost Here

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Enjoy Summer Reading kick off parties at all five libraries on Saturday, June 3 with plenty of fun for all ages.

Haggard Library, 10 a.m. - NoonEnjoy a balloon artist or build with Legos. 

Harrington Library, 10 a.m. - NoonPlay with balloons and bubbles; create a group balloon sculpture. 

Davis Library, Noon - 2 p.m.Participate in crafts and games; visit DAR...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Preparation and Sale of Homemade Foods

The City of Plano Environmental Health Division has received several inquiries recently and would like to clarify the rules around homemade foods. The Texas Cottage Food Law does allow for certain homemade goods to be sold.

Have you ever wondered what you might be able to make at home and sell? The City of Plano Environmental Health Division has received several inquiries recently and would like to clarify the rules around homemade foods. The Texas Cottage Food Law does allo...

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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Plano City News - Swearing In, Skeeters and Sidewalks

May 23, 2017 Plano City News

Follow the changing of the City Council, get the buzz on mosquito control, hold your trash and recycling one day, buy tickets to the Quebe Sisters and learn about sidewalks in this edition of Plano City News.

Plano City News is distributed every Tuesday to 2,580 subscribers by the City of Plano Marketing and Community Engagement Department. To receive a copy directly in your inbox, please subscribe. Thank you for your readership!

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Four Cities Unite to Request Water Rate Relief

The Mayors of Garland, Mesquite, Plano and Richardson, in an unprecedented move, today announced that their cities are asking the Public Utility Commission (PUC) to conduct a review of their water rates with the North Texas Municipal Water District.

The Mayors of Garland, Mesquite, Plano and Richardson, in an unprecedented move, today announced that their cities are asking the Public Utility Commission (PUC) to conduct a review of their water rates with the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Meet your Urban Forester: Angela Kralik

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Angela Kralik is mother of three, but you could also say she is a mother to about 1.7 million public and private trees in Plano as well. Our urban forester takes great care when it comes to making sure these renewable resources live full and healthy lives...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Things to know from Plano Parks & Rec, May 29-June 3

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#1 Memorial Day closings

In observance of the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 29, the following Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed or have special hours:

Administrative offices, Carpenter Park Recreation Center, Plano Senior Recreation Cente...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Our guide to Plano Parks & Recreation Summer Camps

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Summer is officially upon us, and if you are still looking for ways to keep the kiddos occupied over the next couple of months Plano Parks and Recreation has plenty of summer camp options to choose from.

Camp registration closes the Friday before each camp...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Free Play in the Park program kicks off June 7 at Willowcreek Park

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Looking for something fun for the kids to do without breaking the budget? Sometimes the best method for making lasting memories is through the simplest of activities. For us, that consists of giving children the gift of play in the great outdoors. That&am...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Summer swimming roundup—your guide to Plano’s pools

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Our pools open for Memorial Day weekend (Saturday and Sunday hours vary by pool) including Monday, from 1-6 p.m. at all pools. Summer daily hours begin June 5. 

All of our aquatic facilities also offer rental options for parties. Click here for more i...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Summer camp sneak peek: GoApe and FlowRider added to outdoor activities

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Our exploration of summer camp fun in Plano continues with a look at our outdoor recreation camps. Featuring a mix of everything, our weeklong Sports Camp and Scramble Ramble are sure to thrill any child age 10 to 16 who likes to stay on the move. We&...

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Register for camps here
Posted on: April 6, 2017

Busy parents count on Camp Connections for flexible summer hours

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For most kids, summer break means letting loose and sleeping in, but for busy parents it can be a real source of anxiety. These days it’s an all too common conundrum: how do you ensure a fun-filled summer for your kids without breaking the budge...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve improvements could bring Plano’s first destination playground

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Since its creation in 2009, this preserve has become an ideal escape for runners, hikers, cyclists and photographers alike.  Its abundant wildlife and picturesque views make Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve the pride of Plano.

But Oak Point Park &...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Coyote Creek Park cleanup yields 1,160 pounds of trash

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Organized by Live Green in Plano—the volunteer arm of Plano’s Sustainability and Environmental Education Department—cleanup volunteers were able to collect more than 1,100 pounds of refuse in two hours!

Volunteer projects like these are v...

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Watch a video of the cleanup
Posted on: March 9, 2017

Paddle up: Liberty Recreation Center now offers Pickleball open play

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Now, thanks to the staff at Liberty Recreation Center, Plano will have one more place to paddle up with friends. Located at 2601 Glencliff Drive, the center will begin offering new open play hours for this fun and fast-paced sport on Tuesdays and Thursday...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Stand apart, save a life—be a lifeguard for Plano Parks and Recreation

  

It may look like an easy task on the surface, but being a lifeguard for Plano Parks and Recreation is one of the most rewarding positions on our team. These highly trained employees are a critical component for providing a fun and safe aquatic...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Carpenter Park Renovation has Begun

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The fields on the south side of Carpenter Park are closed and temporary fencing has been installed around the area. At this time, there is no disruption to Bluebonnet and Preston Ridge trails. However, a new traffic signal will eventually be constructed a...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Plano Parks and Recreation Memorial Day Hours

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In observance of the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 29, the following Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed or have special hours:

  • Administrative offices, Carpenter Park Recreation Center, Plano Senior Recreation Center, Oak Point Nature &...
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Posted on: May 3, 2017

Senior Recreation Center expansion plans nearing completion, under review

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Plans for expansion and renovation of the Plano Senior Recreation Center are nearing completion and have been submitted to the City’s Engineering Department for review. 

However, this project has unique challenges that most recreation center pro...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Study: Plano Parks and Recreation Contributes Millions to Local Economy

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At an April 24 Plano City Council preliminary meeting, the Trust for Public Land shared its findings from a study conducted to explore the economic benefits provided by the city’s park and recreation system. Plano Parks and Recreation engaged the TPL in a...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Improvements to Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve

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Plano Parks and Recreation will begin improvements to Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve in March 2017. The improvement work includes the following items:

  • New concrete recreational trail approximately 1.3 miles in length to complete two large trail loops wit...
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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Come Play with Us this Summer!

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Summer Camp Registration is Open

Plano Parks and Recreation summer camp registration is now open. Camps offer a wide range of fun indoor and outdoor activities including sports, creative arts, fishing, water games, swimming, nature and more! Spots fill up fast, so register today! For a c...

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

Oak Point Recreation Center is Closed for Renovations

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The long awaited renovation and expansion of Oak Point Recreation Center has begun! The center closed on Wednesday, February 1 and re-open in the fall of 2017. Expansion plans include the addition of a locker room and weight room, which will include new w...

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Posted on: August 4, 2016

Park Construction Projects

Many Plano parks are currently under design, construction and/or renovation over the next several years. For a complete list of these projects, visit the parks construction page at the link below which provides updates and photos of some of the work in p...Read on...

Park Construction Updates

Posted on: January 31, 2017

Keep America Beautiful Presents Plano with its President’s Circle Award

City of Plano Recognized for Exemplary Performance, Standard of Excellence by Keep America Beautiful.

Keep America Beautiful presented the City of Plano with its President’s Circle Award recognition at the recent Keep America Beautiful National Conference, which took place in Washington, D.C. The President’s Circle Award recognizes exe...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Bank of America Volunteers Become Super Sorters

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Thank you to the team of 14 Bank of America employees for giving an afternoon of service to Haggard Library. Employees from India and several different states joined together to help sort donations and package items for the annual fundraising books sale. ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

United Healthcare Employees Volunteer at Parr Library

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Thank you to United Healthcare employees for lending a hand at Parr Library. Staff enjoyed a morning of service by cleaning and organizing children’s books for the library. Children’s book are frequently checked out and at the end of e...

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Posted on: October 4, 2016

Bank of America Rolls Up Their Sleeves

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On Friday, September 30 six employees from one of Plano's Bank of America locations chose the Plano Animal Shelter for their volunteer day. Employees were excited to lend a hand in the kennels, help with laundry, wash many dog bowls and spend time togethe...Read on...

Posted on: October 4, 2016

Hyundai Capital Lends A Hand

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On Saturday, September 24th seven employees from Plano's Hyundai Capital office spent their morning volunteering at the Animal Shelter. Creating a team building event around service to the community is a great way to build comradery and motivate staff to ...Read on...

Posted on: September 26, 2016

Capgemini Serve Plano

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On Friday, September 23 staff from Capgemini selected the Plano Community Garden and the Animal Shelter for their service day. Staff members rolled up their sleeves helped provide maintenance of the garden, weeding, turning compost piles, laying mulch and...Read on...

Posted on: September 26, 2016

Capital One, A Dog's Best Friend

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On Friday, August 19 employees from Capital One spent the day volunteering at the Plano Animal Shelter. Corporate volunteers play a vital role in helping advocate for the shelter after they spend a day in the life of shelter staff. Groups are all smiles a...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2016

Cambria Hotel & Suites Supports Animal Shelter

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On Friday, September 9th staff from Cambria Hotel & Suites Plano rolled up their sleeves and spent the day volunteering at the Plano Animal Shelter. 9 Cambria employees enjoyed a day of service helping the shelter maintain a clean facility, provide se...Read on...

Posted on: August 22, 2016

Frisco Roughriders lend a hand at Animal Shelter

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On Sunday, August 21 staff from the Frisco Roughriders donated a morning of service to the Plano Animal Shelter. They spent time helping with cleaning and maintenance of the facility which improves the customer experience and provides a safe environment f...Read on...

Posted on: June 15, 2016

Mi Cocina Helps Clean and Oranize Senior Center Kitchen

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Thank you to Mi Cocina Bent Tree for helping out at the Senior Center! The group spent a morning cleaning and organizing the Gazebo Cafe kitchen.

Posted on: May 25, 2016

Intel Security Braves Rain to Volunteer at Arbor Hills

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Despite the rainy weather, 35 Intel Security volunteers came out to Arbor Hills on May 19 to perform a day of service. Dressed in coats, ponchos, and boots, the volunteers pulled invasive plants that were encroaching on the park's shrubs and grasses. Thi...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2016

Add VIP Event Alerts to Your Volunteer Calendar

Enjoy trying different volunteer roles? Like knowing what’s going on in Plano? Have an organization or corporate group looking for team-building opportunities? Sign up to be a special event volunteer today!

VIP Event Alerts are sent by email several ti...Read on...

Posted on: December 14, 2015

Bank of America Volunteers Plant Seedlings for Parks Department

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A big thank you goes out to the 10 Bank of America volunteers who planted 100 trees in the Russell Creek greenbelt for the Plano Parks Department.


Posted on: May 4, 2017

Book Clubs Abridged

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Plano Public Library boasts five book clubs with meetings at four of the libraries. The Brown Bag and Second Tuesday book clubs are more traditional clubs featuring favorite and popular books, while the Mystery Book Club focuses on a wide range of mysteri...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Cheers For Volunteers!

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Plano libraries benefit every week from the contributions of volunteers. Volunteers in Plano (VIP) creates and supports meaningful community engagement and facilitates community partnerships which elevate City services and the quality of life in Plano. Du...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Congrats, 2017 Bookmark Contest Winners!

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Each year Friends of the Plano Public Library sponsors a bookmark design contest. Printed winning bookmarks are available at the libraries. Visit and see large banners featuring the winning designs at the following libraries: 

Ages 5-7 | Harrington Li...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Full STEAM Ahead

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Even before your children start school they can get a glimpse of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. The library offers exciting Early Learning STEAM programs geared towards preschoolers all year long. This month, join us at Tiny Techies...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

May The FOURTH Be With You!

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Time to release your inner Jedi and visit the Plano Public Library - your community Star Wars hub. With more than 700 items in our collection related to the galactic franchise, we are a one-stop Star Wars shop.  

Clear your schedule and check out the ...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Ozobot, Python and RaspberryPi: Teen Kits For Aspiring Geeks

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Create your own video game or watch BB-8 roll around your living room! What, you say? Check out the new Teen Kits at the Plano Public Library. Learn 21st-century skills such as coding, chess and circuitry, then put your innovation and creativity to work.&...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Rev Up For Summer: Road Trips And Travel Tips

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Whether you're taking a romantic trip for two to an exotic destination or a family road trip, find all the resources needed to plan a trip at your Plano Public Library. We have guidebooks for regions, countries and states as well as specialty guides ...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Summer Reading Is Almost Here

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Enjoy Summer Reading kick off parties at all five libraries on Saturday, June 3 with plenty of fun for all ages. 

Haggard Library, 10 a.m. - Noon

Enjoy a balloon artist or build with Legos. 

Harrington Library, 10 a.m. - Noon

Play with balloons and ...

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

Let NoveList "Select" Your Next Read

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Meet NoveList Select, a database which integrates with the Plano Libraries' online catalog to provide you with instant personalized recommendations, read-a-likes and detailed information on items of interest. In other words, meet your personal li...

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

Libraries TRANSFORM

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 Libraries are not only places to find great resources, but also places of great influence in people's lives. To see how the Plano Libraries transformed our community this past year, check out A Year in the Life of the Plano Libraries

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

Make Your (book)Mark

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Be at Harrington Library at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 27 for the big reveal. Winners have been notified and will be recognized at the event. 

Enjoy hands-on art activities and meet the 18st AIRSpace Artist In Residence Lisa Covert. She has material...

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

Print Your Imagination in 3D

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Have you noticed the ever-whooshing and clicking 3D printer right next to the Davis Library front desk? It's actually available for public use!  

The price to print your own 3D-print object is 20 cents per gram. Simply submit a flash drive contai...

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

You DO Say...

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Pronunciator provides fun and easy ways to learn to speak, read and write any of 80 languages. It offers unrivaled instruction with an ample number of self-directed activities for each language to keep you learning for years. Select a language to learn, t...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Color Your World

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On Saturday, March 11, Davis Library celebrates the Hindu Holi Festival. Also known as The Festival of Colors, the celebration marks, among other things, the beginning of spring and the end of winter. 

This year the library offers fun for everyone wit...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Learn Basic Computer Skills For FREE En Español

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Bienvenidos! Do you (or someone you know) need to learn how to use a computer? The library offers several Spanish-language technology training courses this March and April at Harrington Library.

Technology classes are designed for people with little to no ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Texas History? Family History!

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One of the most meaningful ways to explore and celebrate the history of Texas is to learn more about your ancestors, especially if your lineage originated in Texas. Our Genealogy Center, located in the basement of Haggard Library, is home to an extensive ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Toot, Toot! Clang, Clang!

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The Spring Creek Model Railroad Club will demonstrate steam-driven and diesel trains on three different tracks: a Narrow Gauge (Hon3) on the upper level and two Intermediate Gauge (HO) tracks on the lower level. Trains run during the library's op...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

E-Mazing Resources

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Want to be more mobile? There are apps for that! OverDrive is an amazing place to find a good eBook or eAudiobook. Discover fiction and non-fiction selections, plus special collections for kids and teens to help find age-appropriate books. OneClick Digita...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Ready, Set, Binge!

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Get the popcorn ready and the couch cleared! Your entertainment is covered with the libraries' new binge boxes - themed collections of DVDs to check out for three weeks. Each binge box contains between four and nine movies to satisfy your viewing...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

The Stars Of Texas Are Upon You

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Join the Stars of Texas Book Club to meet and engage in lively discussions with local North Texas authors. From February through April, Haggard Library hosts a 7 p.m. session each month featuring a different author with their recent books, all of which ar...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Are You "Yarning" To Be A Novel Knitter?

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Winter scarves, hats, shawls, toys, baby blankets, booties and even potholders were lovingly crafted throughout the year and delivered to the outreach center last month. 

Knitters and crocheters worked on their special projects, shared new techniques ...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Get Your Jam On and Shake Your Groove Thang

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Davis Library presents numerous cultural and entertaining musical acts this spring with even more to come this summer. There's something for everyone from Celtic Irish to Island steel drums; West African to classical, and we even have a Mariachi ...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Libraries Gone Wild!

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This new three-week session investigates outdoorsy topics such as birds, bugs and water environments at different libraries. 

Project WILD is a nationwide conservation education initiative promoted by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The early...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Library System Receives $115K From Friends

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Started in 1965, the Friends have been a library partner for more than 50 years. In the last decade, the organization donated more than $1 million to the Plano libraries. These funds support new technology for robotics, which teaches coding and programmin...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Play In The Library

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Thanks to a grant from the Texas State Libraries and Archives Commission, each Plano library offers a Play & Learn program. Play & Learn is an hour-long unstructured playtime where toddlers use their imagination while developing cognitive, social,...

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