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Posted on: October 28, 2020

Do Owls Poop?

Do Owls Poop?  - Take It & Make It with Plano Public Library

For our next STEAM Connections Take It & Make It (going live on our Facebook page on Saturday, 10/31 at 3 p.m.), we're dissecting an owl pellet! And guess what? You get to dissect one, too!

Owls cannot digest things like bones, fur, teeth and feathers. These indigestible bits are compressed into a pellet, which is regurgitated before their next meal.

Here's how you can participate:Starting Wednesday, October 28, all Plano Public Libr...

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Get Ahead with Lynda.com and Job Seeking Resources

Lynda and Job Seeking Resources from Plano Public Library

Whether you’re looking for a job or want to increase your skillset the Library has resources for you including Lynda.com, online databases and workshops and more.

Check out the plethora of job seeking and skill building resources available with your Plano Public Library card. Lynda.com’s extensive video library includes courses on business, software, technology and creative skills. Online databases, eBook...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Learn About Medicare Enrollment Options

Medicare 101 Workshop with Plano Public Library

Annual Medicare enrollment is going on now through December 7. Get informed by watching Medicare 101 Workshop with Mary Jane Frank from the Area Agency on Aging.

Learn about Medicare coverage options, whether you should sign up for Medicare, and paying for Medicare costs.

Watch

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Guide to Early Readers Builds Reading Skills

Guide to Early Readers with Plano Public Library

Early readers are perfect titles for children starting to read on their own. With options ranging from phonics to fluent, you can help build your child’s reading skills and confidence.

Whether you’re just getting started with letter sounds or you’re almost ready for chapter books, this collection helps encourage independent reading skills. These titles feature simple, repetitive words that are easy for children to re...

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Explore Ellen Sivess’s Art Virtually

On Exhibit at Plano Public Library - Ellen Sivess

Digital painting is Ellen Sivess’ preferred medium. Her goal is to start a web comic by the end of 2020. Sivess exhibited artwork at Harrington Library in 2020.

Enjoy the virtual tour of her art

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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Business & Partners Resources and Classes

Business and Partners with Plano Public Library

Visit the Business & Partners page on the Library website. You’ll find resources to develop technical and soft skills with online classes and business resources. Entrepreneurs, small business owners, and individuals can register for business workshops.

Partnerships with the Library enhance opportunities to reach diverse audiences and extend the Library’s capacity to provide vital information and resources to the community. Partners engage in Library activities in a variety of ways by teaching classes, p...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Access PressReader with Your Library Card

Access PressReader with Your Plano Library Card

Read newspapers and magazines on the go for free with your Library card. PressReader provides access to more than 7,000 publications using a web browser or mobile app

  1. Download PressReader app or go to pressreader.com
  2. Click Sign In and Library or Group, search and select Plano Public Library from the list
  3. Enter your library card information and click Sign In

Access more News publications and online newspapers and magazines...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Library Open for Grab and Go Service

Plano Public Library

The library is now open for Grab and Go service and computer access with no appointment necessary. Grab and Go service allows you to browse materials and pick up holds using self-checkout, and shop the Friends lobby sales during a quick visit.

Computer access is available for one 2-hour session per day on a first come-first served basis.

The library is open Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 1 – 5:00 p.m. for Grab and Go,...

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