Plano Library Outreach vehicle

Plano Library Events for the Month

Summer is the best time to enjoy the AC at the Plano Libraries!

Here is your list of everything going on at Plano Public Library for this month.   

You can always find a pdf copy of the latest issue of Engage, an online calendar, and special news on the Plano Library Website. Check out these local Plano library events this month.

Here is just a sample of some of the programs and special events happening in July

There are so many guest performers, special events, and fun classes at all 5 locations this month giving our community a multitude of fun and free options for their summer staycation.

· Animals abound at the Plano Public Library in July. The Dallas Zoo will visit Parr Library on July 23. Learn about Wildlife on the Move Amazing Adaptations at Davis Library on July 11. All About Animals – Rockin’ It Wild Style explores musical creatures from around the world at Harrington Library on July 7. And, find your forever furry friend when Plano Animal Services visits Harrington Library for Animal Adoption on July 28.

· Celebrate the Tour de France in July with French and Cycling-inspired events!

Schimelpfenig Library hosts the Tour de France Kickoff for all ages on July 7 with games and activities and information about Plano trails and bike maintenance.

Davis Library’s monthly Cook the Book club will focus on Cooking French on July 17. Explore French art with Art Start a la Française for ages 3-6 at Haggard Library Fridays in July, Bastille Day Art for all ages at Parr Library on July 14, Pointillism Family Art at Harrington Library on July 15, and Painting Party: Pointillism for adults at Schimelpfenig Library on July 31. Davis library will host French Bilingual Storytime on Tuesday from July 10 – 24.

· Christine Smith-Atkins is the July artist-in-residence at the 18st AIRSpace at Harrington Library. She will conduct Hand-Painted Artist Sketchbooks workshop on July 14 and Abstract Painting with Texture workshop on July 28.

· Teens can “Geek Out” at the library in July with Harry Potter Fan Faire at Davis Library on July 12, Costuming & Cosplay at Harrington Library on July 19, and FanFest at Haggard Library on July 26.


Plano Public Library recently unveiled a brand new outreach vehicle, #MoreThanBooks, to help serve the community like never before. This amazing new vehicle, funded by the Friends of the Plano Public Library, will help staff bring library information, demos, services, classes, and resources to events around Plano efficiently and in style. Look for us out and about!

Plano Library Outreach vehicle


Do you know all about the Plano Libraries and everything they have to offer? They have so many activities for kids and resources for adults. We are so lucky to have such a great system right here in Plano!

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Shannon is Mommy to 2 kids, Wife, and Teacher. She was born and raised in Plano. After graduating from Baylor (sic' em!!) she returned to Plano to teach. With two young kids attending Plano Schools, she is a true Plano Mom (and a soccer Mom!!). She loves writing about parenting topics and fun events for kids around town.

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