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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Crafternoon
2:30 - 4 p.m.
 Crafternoon
Saturday, Apr. 19, 2:30 - 4 p.m.Crafternoon
Ages 3 and up with an adult
In Children's Program Room
Make as many masterpieces as you like at this come-and-go program. Caregivers must stay with children under age 9.
 
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Adventure Club
4 - 5 p.m.
 Adventure Club
Monday, Apr. 21, 4 - 5 p.m.Adventure Club
Ages 7 - 12
In the Children's Program Room
Get ready for Big Nate! We’ll have games and activities to celebrate our favorite
troublemaker!
 

 
 
 
 
 
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The Thousand-Yard Model, or the Earth as Peppercorn
4 pm
The Thousand-Yard Model, or the Earth as Peppercorn
Tuesday, April 22, 4:00, 5:30 & 7:30 p.m.The Thousand-Yard Mo
What's wrong with this picture?  Come find our as we walk from the Sun to the outer planets.  Celebrate the Earth by discovering how the Earth fits within the solar system.  There will be three repeat walks starting at the 1st floor meeting room.

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Grow Your Own Hedgehog
4 - 5 p.m.
 Grow Your Own Hedgehog
Tuesday, Apr. 22, 4 - 5 p.m.Grow Your Own Hedgeh
Ages 7 - 12
In the Children's Program Room
It’s Earth Day – come learn how to grow your own hedgehog! Please bring a clean pair of socks.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Alec Guinness Comedies - "The Captain’s Paradise" (1953)
7 p.m.
Alec Guinness Comedies - "The Captain’s Paradise" (1953)
Tuesday, Apr. 22, 7 p.m.Alec Guinness Comedi
Join us in the auditorium for a classic movie!  As always, FREE!

The Captain's Paradise (1953) - st...read more
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DIY @ APL - Flower Power!
10 a.m
 DIY @ APL - Flower Power!
Wednesday, Apr. 23, 10 a.mDIY @ APL - Flower P
Celebrate spring with us!  Create an easy to make, fun to wear felt flower brooch.  All materials supplied.  Registration required.

Time: 10-11:30 am
Location: 2nd Floor Program Room
Ages 16+; no children please
 
Register Online or call 214-509-4900.
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iCreate
6:30 - 8 p.m.
 iCreate
Thursday, Apr. 24, 6:30 - 8 p.m.iCreate
For ages 12 - 18
In the 2nd floor Program Room
Show off your crafty side as we create pop tab art!
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Lego Kids Club
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
 Lego Kids Club
Friday, Apr. 25, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.Lego Kids Club
In the Children's Program Room
Ages 7 - 12 (firm, no exceptions)
Use creativity and a pile of Legos to build your own masterpiece based on a new theme every month.
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Game On
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
 Game On
Friday, Apr. 25, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.Game On
In the 2nd floor Program Room
For teens ages 12 - 18
Bring your favorite games, play our Xbox and game on with your friends.
 
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Mad Science Mondays
4 - 5 p.m.
 Mad Science Mondays
Monday, Apr. 28, 4 - 5 p.m.Mad Science Mondays
In the Children's Program Room
Ages 9 - 12
It’s time for some sweet science! We’ll make our own ice cream and see which soda creates the biggest geyser!
 

 
 
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Medieval Fun Day
4 - 5 p.m.
 Medieval Fun Day
Tuesday, Apr. 29, 4 - 5 p.m.Medieval Fun Day
For ages 3 and up with their families
In the Children's Program Room
Enjoy fun activities and crafts that celebrate Medieval knights, ladies and mythical creatures!
 

 
 
 
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Alec Guinness Comedies - "The Ladykillers" (1955)
7 p.m.
Alec Guinness Comedies - "The Ladykillers" (1955)
Tuesday, Apr. 29, 7 p.m.Alec Guinness Comedi
Join us in the auditorium for a classic movie!  As always, FREE!

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