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

 

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"!


ENGAGE with the libraries 

by supporting Friends!

Pick up a copy of the new brochure (or view online) to see the hundreds of programs for all ages at the five Plano libraries!

     



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!

15 Dec 2018 1:30 PM • Davis Library
15 Dec 2018 3:00 PM • Davis Library
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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