Supporting Plano libraries since 1965
                                

Friends of the Plano Public Library is a non-profit, membership organization dedicated to supporting the libraries in Plano, Texas

 

Spring 2019 Programs

Plano Public Library is your place for #morethanbooks. Visit us, spark your curiosity and learn something new this spring. From 3D Printing to Wonder Café, we have classes and programs for everyone.

  • Learn about 3D printing with classes at Davis, Harrington and Parr libraries for families, teens and adults.
  • Enter the annual Bookmark Contest January 2 – February 15. Entries in five age categories will be accepted at all libraries.
  • Visit four artists at the 18st AIRSpace this spring. You can learn fashion illustration, warli painting and expressionistic painting, and more.

 


Coming Spring 2019!

Pop-Up Authors:

Lisa Gardner


Super-fans can meet and chat with Lisa Gardner in this intimate reception. Tickets include a copy of Never Tell and front-row seating at the free event following the reception. Tickets sales open on January 14th for Friends members and January 21st for the public. 

Gretchen Rubin


Super-fans can meet and chat with Gretchen Rubin in this intimate reception. Tickets include a copy of Outer Order, Inner Calm and front-row seating at the free event following the reception. Tickets sales open on February 20th for Friends members and February 27th for the public. 

These events are part of our Pop-Up Authors program. Please check Plano Public Library's website and social media for future events as they "pop-up"!


Friends donates $150,000 to library!

Mayor Harry LaRosiliere and Director of Libraries Libby Holtmann receiving check from the Friends of Plano Library board. 



Look for our new Art STEAM kits, available for check out at any library!

Made possible with funding from Friends!

Promoting innovative literacy, STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts & math) initiatives include programs for all ages, online resources, and kits on more than 50 different topics that can be checked out and experimented with at home. Friends funding has provided LEGO EV3 robots, littleBits, Makey Makeys, Cubelets, Bee-Bots, Finch robots, and much more.




                                         

Do you love the Plano libraries? Join Friends and put your enthusiasm to work as a board member. Help us support our award-winning community resource - libraries! Contact Board President Scott Johnson for more information. 

 

Easy ways to support Friends

26 Feb 2018 • Ongoing registration online - Friends #IV088
26 Feb 2018 • Ongoing online

Upcoming Library Programs funded by Friends!

29 Dec 2018 3:00 PM • Schimelpfenig Library

Book Sale- Tentative dates August 2019

02 Aug 2019 4:00 PM • Plano Event Center, 2000 E Spring Creek Parkway
02 Aug 2019 6:00 PM • Plano Event Center, 2000 E Spring Creek Parkway
03 Aug 2019 10:00 AM • Plano Event Center, 2000 E Spring Creek Parkway
04 Aug 2019 11:00 AM • Plano Event Center, 2000 E Spring Creek Parkway

See more library events, locations and hours at

planolibrary.org

Friends is funding:

OUTREACH VEHICLE 


Engage brochure printing


eBooks/eAudiobooks on Overdrive

eMagazines and eAudiobooks 

on RB digital


STEAM Kits

 

 

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