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Library Programs

  1. StoryWalk Begins

    July 7, 2021, 10:00 AM - August 31, 2021, 6:00 PM @ Around the outside of the Library near the flagpole entrance.

    Recommended for ages 2 and up. Follow the numbered signs around the outside of the Library to go on an interactive StoryWalk®! For July and August we will share Bear Came Along by Richard T. Morris.

    The StoryWalk® project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. StoryWalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.

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  2. Virtual Activity: Registration begins for DIY Comic Book Wallets

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

    For ages 12 and up. Create your own comic book wallets for Comic Book Day! Register for the kit starting Saturday, August 7. Limited to 30.

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  3. Virtual Activity: Arts @ APL Artist Spotlight - Alma Thomas

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

    For Adults ages 18 and up. Create an original painting in the style of Alma Thomas as you learn about the artist. Register for your kit starting Saturday, July 31. Limited to 30.

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  4. APL @ Home: Virtual CHAT on Zoom (Monday Evenings)

    August 16, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ On Zoom.

    For ages 18+. Practice your English conversation skills through Zoom! For medium to advanced English-language learners. Space is limited. Registration is required.

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  5. APL @ Home: Virtual CHAT on Zoom (Tuesday Mornings)

    August 17, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ On Zoom.

    For ages 18+. Practice your English conversation skills through Zoom! For medium to advanced English-language learners. Space is limited. Registration is required.

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  6. Virtual Activity: Let's Talk Dewey Book Club

    August 17, 2021, 7:00 PM @ Watch on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCityTV).

    For Adults ages 18 and up. For August, we're reading biographies and memoirs (look in BIO and throughout the nonfiction collection).

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  7. APL @ Home: Virtual CHAT on Zoom (Monday Evenings)

    August 23, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ On Zoom.

    For ages 18+. Practice your English conversation skills through Zoom! For medium to advanced English-language learners. Space is limited. Registration is required.

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  8. APL @ Home: Virtual CHAT on Zoom (Tuesday Mornings)

    August 24, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ On Zoom.

    For ages 18+. Practice your English conversation skills through Zoom! For medium to advanced English-language learners. Space is limited. Registration is required.

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  9. APL @ Home: Virtual CHAT on Zoom (Monday Evenings)

    August 30, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ On Zoom.

    For ages 18+. Practice your English conversation skills through Zoom! For medium to advanced English-language learners. Space is limited. Registration is required.

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  10. APL @ Home: Virtual CHAT on Zoom (Tuesday Mornings)

    August 31, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ On Zoom.

    For ages 18+. Practice your English conversation skills through Zoom! For medium to advanced English-language learners. Space is limited. Registration is required.

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On Stage @ APL

  1. Live OnStage @ APL: Lady Elisabeth Fairchild

    August 12, 2021, 7:30 PM @ Watch LIVE https://allentx.swagit.com/live

    Listen to Regency Romance author Lady Elisabeth Fairchild speak about her novels. Viewers may submit questions until 8:30 p.m. that evening through liveonstage@cityofallen.org.

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  2. Live OnStage @ APL: U.S. Army's Only Female Buffalo Soldier

    August 14, 2021, 3:00 PM @ Watch LIVE https://allentx.swagit.com/live

    Listen to RosieLeetta "Lee" Reed as she portrays Cathay Williams, the first documented African American woman to enlist in the U.S. Army and the only woman to serve in the U.S. Army as a man. Viewers may submit questions until 4:00 p.m. that afternoon through liveonstage@cityofallen.org.

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  3. Live OnStage @ APL: Best Practices & Enduring Leadership Lessons From the Ancients

    August 19, 2021, 7:30 PM @ Watch LIVE https://allentx.swagit.com/live

    Learn more about leadership lessons from the ancients with Stratton Horres. Lessons learned thousands of years ago are still applicable today. Viewers may submit questions until 8:30 p.m. that evening through liveonstage@cityofallen.org.

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  4. Live OnStage @ APL: Metro Music- Celebrating a Century of the Trinity River Groove

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

    Listen to Gene Fowler and William Williams discuss their book "Metro Music: Celebrating a Century of the Trinity River Groove." Viewers may submit questions until 8:30 p.m. that evening through liveonstage@cityofallen.org. Radio personality George Gimarc will moderate the discussion.

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