Allen Public Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at the Allen Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted. Call 214-509-4900 for more information. The library is located at 300 N. Allen Drive in Allen, Texas.

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Cookie Decorating War!
2 - 3:30 p.m.
 Cookie Decorating War!
Saturday, Jul. 26, 2 - 3:30 p.m.Cookie Decorating Wa
For ages 9 - 18
In the Upstairs Program Room
Design your own tasty treat!

This program is limited to 50 people on a first come basis.
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Fun Ones Story Time
10:15 a.m.
 Fun Ones Story Time
Monday, Jul. 28, 10:15 a.m.Fun Ones Story Time
For 1 year-olds with an adult
In the Children's Program Room
Mondays at 10:15 a.m.
Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m.
Wednesdays at 10:15 a.m.
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Together Time Story Time
11:15 a.m.
 Together Time Story Time
Monday, Jul. 28, 11:15 a.m.Together Time Story
For 2 - 6 year-olds with an adult
In the Children's Program Room
Mondays at 11:15 a.m.
Tuesdays at 11:15 a.m.
Thursdays at 11:15 a.m.
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Family Movie: The Lego Movie
2 p.m.
 Family Movie: The Lego Movie
Monday, Jul. 28, 2 p.m.Family Movie: The Le
Recommended for ages 5 and up
In the Auditorium
Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the show and crafts will be available in the Meeting Room across from the cafe.

The Lego Movie is rated PG and is approximately 100 minutes long.
 
This story follows Emmet...read more
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Fun Ones Story Time
10:15 a.m.
 Fun Ones Story Time
Tuesday, Jul. 29, 10:15 a.m.Fun Ones Story Time
For 1 year-olds with an adult
In the Children's Program Room
Mondays at 10:15 a.m.
Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m.
Wednesdays at 10:15 a.m.
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Together Time Story Time
11:15 a.m.
 Together Time Story Time
Tuesday, Jul. 29, 11:15 a.m.Together Time Story
For 2 - 6 year-olds with an adult
In the Children's Program Room
Mondays at 11:15 a.m.
Tuesdays at 11:15 a.m.
Thursdays at 11:15 a.m.
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Pixel Art
2 - 3:30 p.m.
 Pixel Art
Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2 - 3:30 p.m.Pixel Art
For ages 12 - 18
In the Upstairs Program Room
Are you familiar with pixel art? Create cool designs and characters out of blocks of color!
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Meet the Artist
4 - 5 p.m.
 Meet the Artist
Tuesday, Jul. 29, 4 - 5 p.m.Meet the Artist
For ages 9 - 12
In the Children's Program Room
Replicate the work of famous artists.  This month: Louise Nevelson

This program is limited to 40 people on a first come basis.
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Literary Elements Movie Series - "Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey" (1993)
7 p.m.
Literary Elements Movie Series - "Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey" (1993)
Tuesday, Jul. 29, 7 p.m.Literary Elements Mo
Join us in the auditorium for a classic movie!  As always, FREE!

Homeward Bound:  The Incredible Journ...read more
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Armchair Travelers Visit South American Ports
7 pm.
Armchair Travelers Visit South American Ports
Tuesday, Jul. 29, 7 pm.Armchair Travelers V
Take a cruise around South America without ever leaving Texas!  Join Marla Wood as she shares stories, pictures, and anecdotes from her travels around the coast of South America, including visits to the cities of Santiago, Buenos Aires, and Rio de Janeiro.  South American snacks will be se...read more
Register Online or call 214-509-4900.
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Pajama Story Time
7 p.m.
 Pajama Story Time
Tuesday, Jul. 29, 7 p.m.Pajama Story Time
For 2 - 6 year-olds and their family
In the Children's Program Room
Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
Thursdays at 7 p.m.
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Family Fun Frames
10 am
 Family Fun Frames
Wednesday, Jul. 30, 10 am
Can you find a favorite photo of family fun?...Fantastic!  Bring your 4x6 photo and a family member-daughter, son, parent, sibling or a "like family" friend to this fun program for 16 year olds and above.  We will decorate 4x6 wooden frames with paints, stickers, stencils and you...read more
Register Online or call 214-509-4900.
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Fun Ones Story Time
10:15 a.m.
 Fun Ones Story Time
Wednesday, Jul. 30, 10:15 a.m.Fun Ones Story Time
For 1 year-olds with an adult
In the Children's Program Room
Mondays at 10:15 a.m.
Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m.
Wednesdays at 10:15 a.m.
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All By Myself Story Time
11:15 a.m.
 All By Myself Story Time
Wednesday, Jul. 30, 11:15 a.m.All By Myself Story
For 4 and 5 year-olds without an adult
In the Children's Program Room
Wednesdays at 11:15 a.m.
Limited to 40. Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before story time.
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T-Shirt Art
4 - 5 p.m.
 T-Shirt Art
Wednesday, Jul. 30, 4 - 5 p.m.T-Shirt Art
For ages 9 - 12
In the Children's Program Room
Bring a clean white shirt to tie-dye or a darker color for bleach art!

This program is limited to 50 people on a first come basis.
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Baby and Me Story Time
10:15 a.m.
 Baby and Me Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 31, 10:15 a.m.Baby and Me Story Ti
For pre-walkers with an adult
In the Children's Program Room
Thursdays at 10:15 a.m.
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Together Time Story Time
11:15 a.m.
 Together Time Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 31, 11:15 a.m.Together Time Story
For 2 - 6 year-olds with an adult
In the Children's Program Room
Mondays at 11:15 a.m.
Tuesdays at 11:15 a.m.
Thursdays at 11:15 a.m.
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Explore the Museums of Collin County
7 pm
Explore the Museums of Collin County
Thursday, Jul. 31, 7 pmExplore the Museums
Learn how you can experience life on a pioneer homestead, visit a replica of an early 20th century general store, see local wildlife in their natural habitats, discover the history of the railroad in North Texas, and much more without ever leaving the county!  Carol Lowe, of the Collin County H...read more
Register Online or call 214-509-4900.
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Pajama Story Time
7 p.m.
 Pajama Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 31, 7 p.m.Pajama Story Time
For 2 - 6 year-olds and their family
In the Children's Program Room
Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
Thursdays at 7 p.m.
  
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