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Library Programs

  1. Virtual Story Time

    March 4, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    Join us Monday - Thursday on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) at 10:15 a.m. for fun literacy-based activites that incorporate reading, talking, playing, singing and writing, especially for families with toddlers and preschoolers. No registration required. The Spring 2021 virtual story time session run Monday, January 18 through Thursday, April 29.

    Monday - Family Story Time
    Tuesday - Tip Tuesday
    Wednesday - Snack Sized Story Time
    Thursday - Read-A-Book Thursday

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  2. Take & Make: Fool Your Friends Puzzle Kit Registration Begins

    March 6, 2021, 12:01 AM @ Allen Public Library

    For grades 4 - 6. Create mind-bending puzzles to fool your friends! Then take a crack at solving a few yourself. Enjoy spatial puzzles, rope puzzles, puzzle cubes and more!

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  3. Virtual Story Time

    March 8, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    Join us Monday - Thursday on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) at 10:15 a.m. for fun literacy-based activites that incorporate reading, talking, playing, singing and writing, especially for families with toddlers and preschoolers. No registration required. The Spring 2021 virtual story time session run Monday, January 18 through Thursday, April 29.

    Monday - Family Story Time
    Tuesday - Tip Tuesday
    Wednesday - Snack Sized Story Time
    Thursday - Read-A-Book Thursday

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  4. Virtual Story Time

    March 9, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    Join us Monday - Thursday on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) at 10:15 a.m. for fun literacy-based activites that incorporate reading, talking, playing, singing and writing, especially for families with toddlers and preschoolers. No registration required. The Spring 2021 virtual story time session run Monday, January 18 through Thursday, April 29.

    Monday - Family Story Time
    Tuesday - Tip Tuesday
    Wednesday - Snack Sized Story Time
    Thursday - Read-A-Book Thursday

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  5. 30th Anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope

    March 9, 2021, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM @ Zoom

    Recommended for grades 4 - 6. Registration is required. Presented live by NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador Michelle Wilde via Zoom. Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Hubble telescope. Learn about the history of Hubble, how it has changed our understanding of the universe, some of its important discoveries and what comes next. Registration opens Tuesday, February 23.

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  6. Virtual Activity: Arts @ APL - Sashiko Stitching

    March 9, 2021, 7:00 PM @ Watch on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCityTV).

    For Adults ages 18 and up. Learn the history of Sashiko and do a simple craft with pre-printed squares. Register for this week's Take & Make on our website beginning Saturday, February 20. Limited to 30.

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  7. Virtual Story Time

    March 10, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    Join us Monday - Thursday on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) at 10:15 a.m. for fun literacy-based activites that incorporate reading, talking, playing, singing and writing, especially for families with toddlers and preschoolers. No registration required. The Spring 2021 virtual story time session run Monday, January 18 through Thursday, April 29.

    Monday - Family Story Time
    Tuesday - Tip Tuesday
    Wednesday - Snack Sized Story Time
    Thursday - Read-A-Book Thursday

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  8. Brett Roberts presents Webster the Wizard Virtual Show

    March 10, 2021, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

    Recommended for grades K - 3. Registration is required. Webster the Wizard and Oliver the Dragon show bubble tricks and magic tricks with help from their fairy friends. Learn how to do you own bubble tricks with things you have at home. Registration opens Wednesday, February 24.

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  9. Virtual Activity: Women's History Trivia

    March 10, 2021, 7:00 PM @ Watch on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCityTV).

    For Adults ages 18 and up. Celebrate Women's History month by testing your knowledge of women's history in a variety of categories.

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  10. Virtual Story Time

    March 11, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    Join us Monday - Thursday on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) at 10:15 a.m. for fun literacy-based activites that incorporate reading, talking, playing, singing and writing, especially for families with toddlers and preschoolers. No registration required. The Spring 2021 virtual story time session run Monday, January 18 through Thursday, April 29.

    Monday - Family Story Time
    Tuesday - Tip Tuesday
    Wednesday - Snack Sized Story Time
    Thursday - Read-A-Book Thursday

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  11. Live OnStage @ APL: Nights When Nothing Happened

    March 11, 2021, 7:30 PM @ Watch LIVE https://allentx.swagit.com/live

    Simon Han will discuss his novel "Nights When Nothing Happened." Viewers can submit questions until 8:30 p.m. the day of the event at liveonstage@cityofallen.org.

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  12. Virtual Music & Movement

    March 12, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    For ages 2 and up. Join us virtually on Facebook as we sing, dance and have a blast!

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  13. Take & Make: Earbud Holder and Wrapped Earbuds Registration Begins

    March 13, 2021, 12:01 AM @ Allen Public Library

    For grades 7 - 12. Create a fun earbud holder out of a metal tin using scrapbook paper and washi tape. Then wrap embroidery thread around the included earbuds to make them cute and tangle-free!

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  14. Virtual Story Time

    March 15, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    Join us Monday - Thursday on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) at 10:15 a.m. for fun literacy-based activites that incorporate reading, talking, playing, singing and writing, especially for families with toddlers and preschoolers. No registration required. The Spring 2021 virtual story time session run Monday, January 18 through Thursday, April 29.

    Monday - Family Story Time
    Tuesday - Tip Tuesday
    Wednesday - Snack Sized Story Time
    Thursday - Read-A-Book Thursday

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  15. Virtual Story Time

    March 16, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    Join us Monday - Thursday on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) at 10:15 a.m. for fun literacy-based activites that incorporate reading, talking, playing, singing and writing, especially for families with toddlers and preschoolers. No registration required. The Spring 2021 virtual story time session run Monday, January 18 through Thursday, April 29.

    Monday - Family Story Time
    Tuesday - Tip Tuesday
    Wednesday - Snack Sized Story Time
    Thursday - Read-A-Book Thursday

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  16. Virtual CHAT

    March 16, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ On Zoom

    For adults ages 18 and up. Practice your English conversation skills with our weekly Zoom sessions. Call 214.509.4905 or email CHAT@cityofallen.org for more information. *Registration is required for this program. Class space is currently FULL.

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  17. Virtual Activity: Shared Shelf Book Club

    March 16, 2021, 7:00 PM @ Watch on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCityTV).

    For Adults ages 18 and up. Join us for a discussion of "The Dutch House" by Ann Patchett.

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  18. Virtual Story Time

    March 17, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    Join us Monday - Thursday on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) at 10:15 a.m. for fun literacy-based activites that incorporate reading, talking, playing, singing and writing, especially for families with toddlers and preschoolers. No registration required. The Spring 2021 virtual story time session run Monday, January 18 through Thursday, April 29.

    Monday - Family Story Time
    Tuesday - Tip Tuesday
    Wednesday - Snack Sized Story Time
    Thursday - Read-A-Book Thursday

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  19. Live OnStage @ APL: St. Patrick's Day Concert

    March 17, 2021, 7:30 PM @ Watch LIVE https://allentx.swagit.com/live

    Listen to traditional Celtic music in a live virtual concert.

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  20. Virtual Story Time

    March 18, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    Join us Monday - Thursday on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) at 10:15 a.m. for fun literacy-based activites that incorporate reading, talking, playing, singing and writing, especially for families with toddlers and preschoolers. No registration required. The Spring 2021 virtual story time session run Monday, January 18 through Thursday, April 29.

    Monday - Family Story Time
    Tuesday - Tip Tuesday
    Wednesday - Snack Sized Story Time
    Thursday - Read-A-Book Thursday

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  21. Take & Make: First Chapter Read Aloud Registration Begins

    March 20, 2021, 12:01 AM @ Allen Public Library

    Recommended for grades K - 3. Join us on Facebook as we read aloud the first chapter of Mia Mayhem is a Superhero by Kara West. Video will be available beginning Monday, March 29 at 11 a.m. Be sure to register for your kit to make your own superhero mask and other super activities.

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  22. Take & Make: Springtime Fuse Beads Registration Begins

    March 20, 2021, 12:01 AM @ Allen Public Library

    For grades 4 - 6. Create a bee, butterfly or flower out of fuse beads! These beads melt together when ironed to create an amazing image. Extra beads included to make your own designs. You supply the iron.

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  23. Virtual Story Time

    March 22, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    Join us Monday - Thursday on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) at 10:15 a.m. for fun literacy-based activites that incorporate reading, talking, playing, singing and writing, especially for families with toddlers and preschoolers. No registration required. The Spring 2021 virtual story time session run Monday, January 18 through Thursday, April 29.

    Monday - Family Story Time
    Tuesday - Tip Tuesday
    Wednesday - Snack Sized Story Time
    Thursday - Read-A-Book Thursday

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  24. Virtual Story Time

    March 23, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    Join us Monday - Thursday on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) at 10:15 a.m. for fun literacy-based activites that incorporate reading, talking, playing, singing and writing, especially for families with toddlers and preschoolers. No registration required. The Spring 2021 virtual story time session run Monday, January 18 through Thursday, April 29.

    Monday - Family Story Time
    Tuesday - Tip Tuesday
    Wednesday - Snack Sized Story Time
    Thursday - Read-A-Book Thursday

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  25. Virtual CHAT

    March 23, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ On Zoom

    For adults ages 18 and up. Practice your English conversation skills with our weekly Zoom sessions. Call 214.509.4905 or email CHAT@cityofallen.org for more information. *Registration is required for this program. Class space is currently FULL.

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  26. Virtual Activity: Talking History - From Rosie the Riveter to I Dream of Jeannie

    March 23, 2021, 7:00 PM @ Watch on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCityTV).

    For Adults ages 18 and up. Explore the women's movement, post World War II, through the lens of popular culture with Dr. Stephanie Cole of the University of Texas at Arlington.

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  27. Virtual Story Time

    March 24, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    Join us Monday - Thursday on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) at 10:15 a.m. for fun literacy-based activites that incorporate reading, talking, playing, singing and writing, especially for families with toddlers and preschoolers. No registration required. The Spring 2021 virtual story time session run Monday, January 18 through Thursday, April 29.

    Monday - Family Story Time
    Tuesday - Tip Tuesday
    Wednesday - Snack Sized Story Time
    Thursday - Read-A-Book Thursday

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  28. Virtual Story Time

    March 25, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    Join us Monday - Thursday on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) at 10:15 a.m. for fun literacy-based activites that incorporate reading, talking, playing, singing and writing, especially for families with toddlers and preschoolers. No registration required. The Spring 2021 virtual story time session run Monday, January 18 through Thursday, April 29.

    Monday - Family Story Time
    Tuesday - Tip Tuesday
    Wednesday - Snack Sized Story Time
    Thursday - Read-A-Book Thursday

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  29. Live OnStage @ APL: Country Music Group Ioni Creek

    March 26, 2021, 7:30 PM @ Watch LIVE https://allentx.swagit.com/live

    Join us for a virtual country music experience as Ioni Creek performs.

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  30. Take & Make: String Art Registration Begins

    March 27, 2021, 12:01 AM @ Allen Public Library

    For grades 7 - 12. Create your own unique piece of art using just a wood block, nails and string. A great project for beginners.

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  31. Create Your Own Poetry Kit Registration Begins

    March 27, 2021, 10:00 AM @ Watch on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCityTV).

    For Adults ages 18 and up. Celebrate National Poetry Month by creating your own poems with magnetic words. Take a photo of your creations to have them featured in one of our Gallery display cases. Register for this kit starting on Saturday, March 27. Limited to 40.

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  32. Virtual Story Time

    March 29, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    Join us Monday - Thursday on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) at 10:15 a.m. for fun literacy-based activites that incorporate reading, talking, playing, singing and writing, especially for families with toddlers and preschoolers. No registration required. The Spring 2021 virtual story time session run Monday, January 18 through Thursday, April 29.

    Monday - Family Story Time
    Tuesday - Tip Tuesday
    Wednesday - Snack Sized Story Time
    Thursday - Read-A-Book Thursday

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  33. First Chapter Read Aloud

    March 29, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    Recommended for grades K - 3. Join us on Facebook as we read aloud the first chapter of Mia Mayhem is a Superhero by Kara West. The video will be available beginning Monday, March 29 at 11 a.m. Be sure to register for your kit to make your own superhero mask and other super activities.

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  34. Virtual Story Time

    March 30, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    Join us Monday - Thursday on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) at 10:15 a.m. for fun literacy-based activites that incorporate reading, talking, playing, singing and writing, especially for families with toddlers and preschoolers. No registration required. The Spring 2021 virtual story time session run Monday, January 18 through Thursday, April 29.

    Monday - Family Story Time
    Tuesday - Tip Tuesday
    Wednesday - Snack Sized Story Time
    Thursday - Read-A-Book Thursday

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  35. Virtual CHAT

    March 30, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ On Zoom

    For adults ages 18 and up. Practice your English conversation skills with our weekly Zoom sessions. Call 214.509.4905 or email CHAT@cityofallen.org for more information. *Registration is required for this program. Class space is currently FULL.

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  36. Virtual Activity: Arts @ APL - Even Smarter SMARTphone Photography

    March 30, 2021, 7:00 PM @ Watch on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCityTV).

    For Adults ages 18 and up. Professional photographer Suad Bejtovic teaches easy tips for improving your smartphone pictures.

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  37. Virtual Story Time

    March 31, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    Join us Monday - Thursday on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) at 10:15 a.m. for fun literacy-based activites that incorporate reading, talking, playing, singing and writing, especially for families with toddlers and preschoolers. No registration required. The Spring 2021 virtual story time session run Monday, January 18 through Thursday, April 29.

    Monday - Family Story Time
    Tuesday - Tip Tuesday
    Wednesday - Snack Sized Story Time
    Thursday - Read-A-Book Thursday

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