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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Trailblazer Dr. Eileen Tollett Garners Allen Kiwanis Club Spirit of Community Award

President of the Allen Kiwanis Club (left), Dr. Eileen Tollett (center), Allen Mayor Ken Fulk (right

Dr. Eileen Tollett was named the 2022 recipient of the Allen Kiwanis Club Spirit of Community award.

Dr. Tollett moved to Allen in 1969 after marrying her husband, Bill, then an employee at Collins Radio. She immediately volunteered for the fledgling libra...

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Posted on: August 15, 2022

Library Closed for Labor Day

Library Closed for Labor Day

The Library will be closed Sunday, September 4 and Monday, September 5 in observance of Labor Day.  For your convenience, no materials will be due while the Library is closed.  We will reopen Tuesday, September 6 at 10 a.m.

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Allen Public Library Awarded Second TexTreasures Grant

Photo: The front entrance of Allen Public Library.

Allen Public Library will be awarded a second TexTreasures grant to continue digitization of the back issues of the Allen American newspapers as part of the University of North Texas Libraries' Portal to Texas History collection. Digital versions...

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Library News
Posted on: August 12, 2022

Changes to Study Room Usage Effective September 6

Allen Public Library

Beginning Tuesday, September 6, the following changes will be made to the study room use policy:

  • Sign in at the Reference Desk with your Allen Public Library card.
  • An individual or group may use one study room for up to two hours per day.

The study rooms wil...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Architects to begin detailed design for Allen Public Library expansion

Photo: The front entrance of Allen Public Library.

Plans to expand Allen Public Library are moving forward.  City Council approved a $949,297 contract with Hidell and Associates Architects to develop schematic and detailed designs and prepare construction documents.

Allen Public Library received m...

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Library News
Posted on: August 15, 2022

Back to School Resources

Back to school written on a small chalkboard leaning on a wall next to a stack of books and pencils.

It's August and that means back to school! Allen Public Library has you covered for your research and educational resource needs.  It's just another perk of your Allen Public Library card.  Don't have a library card?  View requi...

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