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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Library Catalog Down for Software Upgrade Oct. 1
Library Catalog Down for Software Upgrade Oct. 1
Wednesday, Oct. 1
The Library catalog will be down on October 1 for a scheduled software upgrade and will be available as soon as possible.  We apologize for the inconvenience.
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Fun Ones Story Time
10:15 a.m.
 Fun Ones Story Time
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 10:15 a.m.Fun Ones Story Time
In the Children's Program Room
For 1 year-olds with an adult
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, Oct. 1, 11:15 a.m.All By Myself Story
In the Children's Program Room
For 4 & 5 year-olds ready to attend independently
Wednesdays at 11:15 a.m.
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Noontime Pageturners - "Still Life with Bread Crumbs" by Anna Quindlen
12pm
Noontime Pageturners - "Still Life with Bread Crumbs" by Anna Quindlen
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 12pmNoontime Pageturners
Bring a lunch and a friend and join us for a lively discussion!  We offer a relaxed environment where you can share the joy of reading.

This month's selection is Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen.
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Baby and Me Story Time
10:15 a.m.
 Baby and Me Story Time
Thursday, Oct. 2, 10:15 a.m.Baby and Me Story Ti
In the Children's Program Room
For pre-walkers with an adult.
Thursdays at 10:15 a.m.
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Together Time Story Time
11:15 a.m.
 Together Time Story Time
Thursday, Oct. 2, 11:15 a.m.Together Time Story
In the Children's Program Room
For ages 2 - 6 year-olds with an adult
Mondays at 11:15 a.m.
Tuesdays at 11:15 a.m.
Thursdays at 11:15 a.m.
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An Anime Evening
6:30 - 8 p.m.
 An Anime Evening
Thursday, Oct. 2, 6:30 - 8 p.m.An Anime Evening
For ages 12 - 18
In the 2nd floor Program Room
Enjoy a night watching Anime, eating snacks and more.
 
 
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CANCELED: SAT vs ACT: Which Test is Right for You
7 - 8 p.m.
CANCELED: SAT vs ACT: Which Test is Right for You
Thursday, Oct. 2, 7 - 8 p.m.
Due to circumstances beyond our control the Allen Public Library will no longer be hosting this program. We apologize for any inconvenience.   
 
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Pajama Story Time
7 p.m.
 Pajama Story Time
Thursday, Oct. 2, 7 p.m.Pajama Story Time
In the Children's Program Room
For children 2 - 6 years and their family
Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
Thursdays at 7 p.m.
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Cover to Cover Reading Club Begins
10 a.m.
Cover to Cover Reading Club Begins
Saturday, Oct. 4, 10 a.m.Cover to Cover Readi
Pick up your Cover to Cover Reading Club log at the Children's desk!  Read five books between October 4 - November 15 and receive a certificate for a free hamburger or cheeseburger.  For ages 4 - 12 only.
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Writing Workshop Part 1: Develop Your Writing Voice
2 pm
Writing Workshop Part 1: Develop Your Writing Voice
Saturday, Oct. 4, 2 pmWriting Workshop Par
This 2-part program lead by local author Jenny Martin will discuss the important aspects of writing a novel and getting published.  This first part will discuss crafting and writing and novel (finding the writer's voice and how to develop it).  The second part discusses finding an agen...read more
Register Online or call 214-509-4900.
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Family Game Day
4 - 5:30 p.m.
 Family Game Day
Saturday, Oct. 4, 4 - 5:30 p.m.Family Game Day
For families with children of all ages
In the Children's Program Room
Build cognitive skills, coordination and happy memories!
 
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Cash Management Workshop
2pm
 Cash Management Workshop
Sunday, Oct. 5, 2pmCash Management Work
Do you know how to get where you want to be? Are your current cash strategies likely to achieve your goals? Are you on track?
 
For many people, the answer is either “no” — or “I don’t know.”
 
There is so much financial and cash mana...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
Monday, Oct. 6, 10:15 a.m.Fun Ones Story Time
In the Children's Program Room
For 1 year-olds with an adult
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, Oct. 6, 11:15 a.m.Together Time Story
In the Children's Program Room
For ages 2 - 6 year-olds with an adult
Mondays at 11:15 a.m.
Tuesdays at 11:15 a.m.
Thursdays at 11:15 a.m.
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Fun Ones Story Time
10:15 a.m.
 Fun Ones Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 10:15 a.m.Fun Ones Story Time
In the Children's Program Room
For 1 year-olds with an adult
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, Oct. 7, 11:15 a.m.Together Time Story
In the Children's Program Room
For ages 2 - 6 year-olds with an adult
Mondays at 11:15 a.m.
Tuesdays at 11:15 a.m.
Thursdays at 11:15 a.m.
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Godzilla! Movie Series - "Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah" (1991)
7 pm
Godzilla! Movie Series - "Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah" (1991)
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 7 pmGodzilla! Movie Seri
Join us in the auditorium for a classic movie!  As always, FREE!


Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991) - sta...read more
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Pajama Story Time
7 p.m.
 Pajama Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 7 p.m.Pajama Story Time
In the Children's Program Room
For children 2 - 6 years and their family
Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
Thursdays at 7 p.m.
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Fun Ones Story Time
10:15 a.m.
 Fun Ones Story Time
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 10:15 a.m.Fun Ones Story Time
In the Children's Program Room
For 1 year-olds with an adult
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, Oct. 8, 11:15 a.m.All By Myself Story
In the Children's Program Room
For 4 & 5 year-olds ready to attend independently
Wednesdays at 11:15 a.m.
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Meet the Artist
4 - 5 p.m.
 Meet the Artist
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 4 - 5 p.m.Meet the Artist
For ages 9 - 12
In the Children's Program Room
Learn more about artists and try making your own art in their style.
This month: Wayne Thiebaud
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Twisted Threads - A Fiber Craft Circle
6:30 pm
Twisted Threads - A Fiber Craft Circle
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 6:30 pmTwisted Threads - A
Do you knit? Or crochet? Or make spectacular things with thread and yarn?  If so, Twisted Threads is for you!
Twisted Threads is a social group for knitters, crocheters, felters, quilters, and any other crafters who use thread or yarn!  All skill levels are ...read more
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Baby and Me Story Time
10:15 a.m.
 Baby and Me Story Time
Thursday, Oct. 9, 10:15 a.m.Baby and Me Story Ti
In the Children's Program Room
For pre-walkers with an adult.
Thursdays at 10:15 a.m.
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Together Time Story Time
11:15 a.m.
 Together Time Story Time
Thursday, Oct. 9, 11:15 a.m.Together Time Story
In the Children's Program Room
For ages 2 - 6 year-olds with an adult
Mondays at 11:15 a.m.
Tuesdays at 11:15 a.m.
Thursdays at 11:15 a.m.
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Discover a Healthier You - Essential Oils
12pm
Discover a Healthier You - Essential Oils
Thursday, Oct. 9, 12pmDiscover a Healthier
Just in time for the fall allergy season, this one-session sample class will provide an overview of how essential oils can help individuals attain a better quality of life, manage stress and reduce sleeplessness.  The class will also touch on the long history of oil usage and the proper and saf...read more
Register Online or call 214-509-4900.
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Throwback Thursday
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
 Throwback Thursday
Thursday, Oct. 9, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.Throwback Thursday
For ages 12 - 18
In the 2nd floor Program Room
Pretend to be a kid for the afternoon - snacks, crafts, and movies!
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Trivia Night
7pm
 Trivia Night
Thursday, Oct. 9, 7pmTrivia Night
Team up with your friends to compete for first place--test your knowledge in literature, history, science, and more!

Ages 18+.  Please limit teams to 4 members. Free.
For more information, contact Emily Plagens at eplagens@cityofallen.or...read more
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Pajama Story Time
7 p.m.
 Pajama Story Time
Thursday, Oct. 9, 7 p.m.Pajama Story Time
In the Children's Program Room
For children 2 - 6 years and their family
Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
Thursdays at 7 p.m.
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Tape Town
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
 Tape Town
Friday, Oct. 10, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Tape Town
For ages 3 - 6 with an adult
In the Children's Program Room
Drive the zig-zagged roads of Tape Town and discover toys, stories and more!

 
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Family Movie: Sleeping Beauty
1:30 p.m.
 Family Movie: Sleeping Beauty
Friday, Oct. 10, 1:30 p.m.Family Movie: Sleepi
In the Auditorium
All ages welcome
Join us for a free screening of “Sleeping Beauty”! One family will win a Blu-ray/DVD combo of the new Diamond Edition of Sleeping Beauty. All children will receive Disney promotional items, while supplies last.
 
Beauty, wonder ...read more
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Ocarina Festival
7:30 pm
 Ocarina Festival
Friday, Oct. 10, 7:30 pmOcarina Festival
Once a beloved instrument in Medieval Europe, the popularity of the ocarina declined with the advent of other instruments.   Thanks in great part to video games, the ocarina now enjoys a universal appeal that transcends cultural boundaries.   Savor an unforgettable musical experi...read more
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Lego Family Fun Day
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
 Lego Family Fun Day
Saturday, Oct. 11, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Lego Family Fun Day
For ages 5 and up with their families
In the Children's Program Room
Bring your parents and create with LEGOs at the library!
 
 
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Dance with the Tallenettes
1 - 2 p.m.
 Dance with the Tallenettes
Saturday, Oct. 11, 1 - 2 p.m.Dance with the Talle
For ages 5 - 9
In the Children's Program Room
Allen High School’s Tallenettes lead your little ones in an exciting dance and craft!
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Writing Workshop Part 2: Get Your Novel Noticed
2 pm
Writing Workshop Part 2: Get Your Novel Noticed
Saturday, Oct. 11, 2 pmWriting Workshop Par
This 2-part program lead by local author Jenny Martin will discuss the important aspects of writing a novel and getting published.  This first part will discuss crafting and writing and novel (finding the writer's voice and how to develop it).  The second part discusses finding an agen...read more
Register Online or call 214-509-4900.
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Mario Kart Tournament
3 - 5 p.m.
 Mario Kart Tournament
Saturday, Oct. 11, 3 - 5 p.m.Mario Kart Tournamen
For ages 12 - 18
In the Children's Program Room
Show off your kart driving skills with friends!
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Mexico 2000 Ballet Folklórico
3pm
 Mexico 2000 Ballet Folklórico
Sunday, Oct. 12, 3pmMexico 2000 Ballet F
Delight in the colorful and exciting music and dance traditions south of the border when the Mexico 2000 Ballet Folklórico take the stage 3:00 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12 at the Allen Public Library.
  
Sporting vibrant traditional outfits, Mexico 2000 Ballet Folklórico pr...read more
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Fun Ones Story Time
10:15 a.m.
 Fun Ones Story Time
Monday, Oct. 13, 10:15 a.m.Fun Ones Story Time
In the Children's Program Room
For 1 year-olds with an adult
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, Oct. 13, 11:15 a.m.Together Time Story
In the Children's Program Room
For ages 2 - 6 year-olds with an adult
Mondays at 11:15 a.m.
Tuesdays at 11:15 a.m.
Thursdays at 11:15 a.m.
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Family Outdoor Fun
2 - 3 p.m.
 Family Outdoor Fun
Monday, Oct. 13, 2 - 3 p.m.Family Outdoor Fun
For all ages
Join us for an afternoon of outdoor games!
 
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Fun Ones Story Time
10:15 a.m.
 Fun Ones Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 10:15 a.m.Fun Ones Story Time
In the Children's Program Room
For 1 year-olds with an adult
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, Oct. 14, 11:15 a.m.Together Time Story
In the Children's Program Room
For ages 2 - 6 year-olds with an adult
Mondays at 11:15 a.m.
Tuesdays at 11:15 a.m.
Thursdays at 11:15 a.m.
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Potter Pumpkin Painting
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
 Potter Pumpkin Painting
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.Potter Pumpkin Paint
For ages 12 - 18
In the 2nd floor Program Room
Join other Harry Potter geeks for painting festive Potter-themed pumpkins!
 
 
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Godzilla! Movie Series - "Godzilla" (1998)
7 pm
Godzilla! Movie Series - "Godzilla" (1998)
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 7 pmGodzilla! Movie Seri
Join us in the auditorium for a classic movie!  As always, FREE!

Godzilla (1998) - starring Matthew Broderick,...read more
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Pajama Story Time
7 p.m.
 Pajama Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 7 p.m.Pajama Story Time
In the Children's Program Room
For children 2 - 6 years and their family
Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
Thursdays at 7 p.m.
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Fun Ones Story Time
10:15 a.m.
 Fun Ones Story Time
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 10:15 a.m.Fun Ones Story Time
In the Children's Program Room
For 1 year-olds with an adult
Mondays at 10:15 a.m.
Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m.
Wednesdays at 10:15 a.m.
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DIY@APL: Beaded Pixel Art
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 DIY@APL: Beaded Pixel Art
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 10DIY@APL:  Beaded Pix
Create colorful designs using fusible plastic beads.  It's easy and fun!

2nd floor program room
ages 16+; registration required
Register Online or call 214-509-4900.
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All By Myself Story Time
11:15 a.m.
 All By Myself Story Time
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 11:15 a.m.All By Myself Story
In the Children's Program Room
For 4 & 5 year-olds ready to attend independently
Wednesdays at 11:15 a.m.
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Lee Woodruff: When Life Changes In An Instant…
7:30 pm
Lee Woodruff: When Life Changes In An Instant…
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 7:30 pmLee Woodruff:  When
Lifestyles and relationships can be dramatically altered in seconds.  

On January 29, 2006, CBS News correspondent Lee Woodruff’s role as a wife, mother and journalist drastically changed upon learning that her husband and national news anchor Bob Woodruff had suffered devastat...read more
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Ladies Night Out Book Club - "The Aviator’s Wife" by Melanie Benjamin
7pm
Ladies Night Out Book Club - "The Aviator’s Wife" by Melanie Benjamin
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 7pmLadies Night Out Boo
Come out and enjoy the company of other ladies at the Ladies Night Out Book Club.
Join us Wednesday, October 15 at 7 p.m. in the second floor program room and discuss The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin.
Registration is required.  Register online or contact t...read more
Register Online or call 214-509-4900.
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Baby and Me Story Time
10:15 a.m.
 Baby and Me Story Time
Thursday, Oct. 16, 10:15 a.m.Baby and Me Story Ti
In the Children's Program Room
For pre-walkers with an adult.
Thursdays at 10:15 a.m.
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Together Time Story Time
11:15 a.m.
 Together Time Story Time
Thursday, Oct. 16, 11:15 a.m.Together Time Story
In the Children's Program Room
For ages 2 - 6 year-olds with an adult
Mondays at 11:15 a.m.
Tuesdays at 11:15 a.m.
Thursdays at 11:15 a.m.
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Game On!
4 - 5 p.m.
 Game On!
Thursday, Oct. 16, 4 - 5 p.m.Game On!
For ages 9 and up
In the Children's Program Room
Try your hand at our gaming consoles and test your skills!
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Adult Spelling Bee
7 pm
 Adult Spelling Bee
Thursday, Oct. 16, 7 pmAdult Spelling Bee
Still remember the word that ousted you from the Spelling Bee back in grade school?  Weary of winning every Words with Friends game?  Join us for an epic logomachy at our Adult Spelling Bee!  Can't conquer your ortographobia (fear of misspelling words)?  Then come cheer on yo...read more
Register Online or call 214-509-4900.
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Pajama Story Time
7 p.m.
 Pajama Story Time
Thursday, Oct. 16, 7 p.m.Pajama Story Time
In the Children's Program Room
For children 2 - 6 years and their family
Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
Thursdays at 7 p.m.
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Doctor Who
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
 Doctor Who
Friday, Oct. 17, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.Doctor Who
For ages 10 - 18
In the 2nd floor Program Room
Celebrate your favorite Time Lord by making your very own TARDIS or Dalek scarf.
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Chilean Folklife
7:30 pm
 Chilean Folklife
Friday, Oct. 17, 7:30 pmChilean Folklife
Enjoy the finest of Chilean folk dance at 7:30 pm, Friday, Oct. 17 at the Allen Public Library.  Chilean Folklife will share a vast and vibrant repertoire of dances that will take you on a tour of a land of startling contrasts.  
Sponsored by Bach to Books, this prog...read more
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Crafternoon
2:30 - 4 p.m.
 Crafternoon
Saturday, Oct. 18, 2:30 - 4 p.m.Crafternoon
For ages 3 and up with an adult
In the Children's Program Room
Make as many masterpieces as you like at this come-and-go program.
 

 
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Fun Ones Story Time
10:15 a.m.
 Fun Ones Story Time
Monday, Oct. 20, 10:15 a.m.Fun Ones Story Time
In the Children's Program Room
For 1 year-olds with an adult
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, Oct. 20, 11:15 a.m.Together Time Story
In the Children's Program Room
For ages 2 - 6 year-olds with an adult
Mondays at 11:15 a.m.
Tuesdays at 11:15 a.m.
Thursdays at 11:15 a.m.
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Pumpkin Decorating
4 - 5 p.m.
 Pumpkin Decorating
Monday, Oct. 20, 4 - 5 p.m.Pumpkin Decorating
For ages 9 - 12
In the Children's Program Room
Get crafty and decorate a pumpkin!
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Fun Ones Story Time
10:15 a.m.
 Fun Ones Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 10:15 a.m.Fun Ones Story Time
In the Children's Program Room
For 1 year-olds with an adult
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, Oct. 21, 11:15 a.m.Together Time Story
In the Children's Program Room
For ages 2 - 6 year-olds with an adult
Mondays at 11:15 a.m.
Tuesdays at 11:15 a.m.
Thursdays at 11:15 a.m.
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How to Draw
4 - 4:30 p.m.
 How to Draw
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 4 - 4:30 p.m.How to Draw
For ages 5 - 9
In the Children's Program Room
Young artists of all skill levels will learn a new skill every month! This month: Something Spooky
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Adult Anime Interest Group
6:30 pm
 Adult Anime Interest Group
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 6:30 pmAdult Anime Interest
Not sure what you are going to wear for Halloween?  Curious about the growing phenomenon known as cosplaying?  Come join us as we welcome A to Z Costuming Community, a student organization from Collin College.  They will be hosting a workshop about cosplaying and other costuming which...read more
Register Online or call 214-509-4900.
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Godzilla! Movie Series - "Godzilla 2000" (1999)
7pm
Godzilla! Movie Series - "Godzilla 2000" (1999)
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 7pmGodzilla! Movie Seri
Join us in the auditorium for a classic movie!  As always, FREE!

Godzilla 2000 (1999) - starring Hiroshi ...read more
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Pajama Story Time
7 p.m.
 Pajama Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 7 p.m.Pajama Story Time
In the Children's Program Room
For children 2 - 6 years and their family
Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
Thursdays at 7 p.m.
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Fun Ones Story Time
10:15 a.m.
 Fun Ones Story Time
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 10:15 a.m.Fun Ones Story Time
In the Children's Program Room
For 1 year-olds with an adult
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, Oct. 22, 11:15 a.m.All By Myself Story
In the Children's Program Room
For 4 & 5 year-olds ready to attend independently
Wednesdays at 11:15 a.m.
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Storytelling with the Magic Genie!
4 - 5 p.m.
Storytelling with the Magic Genie!
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 4 - 5 p.m.Storytelling with th
For ages 5 and up
In the Children's Program Room
Join professional Storyteller Genie Hammel for some spooky and fun Halloween tales, puppets, and a bit of magic!
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Foodie Reads
7 pm
 Foodie Reads
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 7 pmFoodie Reads
Do you like food?  Do you like reading about food?  Join us to discuss your favorite foodie books.  We will have several different chocolates available - come rate your favorites!  Food-themed books and fall-themed foods will be given away as prizes!

2nd floor program ...read more
Register Online or call 214-509-4900.
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Baby and Me Story Time
10:15 a.m.
 Baby and Me Story Time
Thursday, Oct. 23, 10:15 a.m.Baby and Me Story Ti
In the Children's Program Room
For pre-walkers with an adult.
Thursdays at 10:15 a.m.
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Together Time Story Time
11:15 a.m.
 Together Time Story Time
Thursday, Oct. 23, 11:15 a.m.Together Time Story
In the Children's Program Room
For ages 2 - 6 year-olds with an adult
Mondays at 11:15 a.m.
Tuesdays at 11:15 a.m.
Thursdays at 11:15 a.m.
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Lego Kids Club
4 - 5 p.m.
 Lego Kids Club
Thursday, Oct. 23, 4 - 5 p.m.Lego Kids Club
For ages 7 - 12
In the Children's Program Room
Participants will use imagination, creativity, and a pile of Legos to build their own masterpieces based on themes every month.
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iCreate: Frankentoys!
6:30 - 8 p.m.
 iCreate: Frankentoys!
Thursday, Oct. 23, 6:30 - 8 p.m.iCreate: Frankentoys
For ages 12 - 18
In the 2nd floor Program Room
Upcycle old toys into monstrous new creations!
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Tuskegee Airman presents Boundless Sky
7:30 pm
Tuskegee Airman presents Boundless Sky
Thursday, Oct. 23, 7:30 pmTuskegee Airman pres
Tuskegee Airman Calvin Spann presents his exciting new book Boundless Sky at the Allen Public Library 7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 23, Allen Public Library.  Congressman Sam Johnson and General James L. Williams will introduce the speaker. 
 
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Pajama Story Time
7 p.m.
 Pajama Story Time
Thursday, Oct. 23, 7 p.m.Pajama Story Time
In the Children's Program Room
For children 2 - 6 years and their family
Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
Thursdays at 7 p.m.
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Sensory Play Day
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
 Sensory Play Day
Friday, Oct. 24, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Sensory Play Day
For ages 0 - 3
In the Children's Program Room
Join us for a relaxed morning of stimulating sensory play stations.
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Getting Started with Genealogy
2 pm
 Getting Started with Genealogy
Saturday, Oct. 25, 2 pmGetting Started with
Members of the Allen Seniors Genealogy Club will present information on getting started in genealogical research.  Learn how to find out more about this exciting hobby and find resources to research your family history.

2nd floor program room; 16+
Registration required
Register Online or call 214-509-4900.
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Star Wars Reads Day
2 - 4 p.m.
 Star Wars Reads Day
Saturday, Oct. 25, 2 - 4 p.m.Star Wars Reads Day
For families with children of all ages
Celebrate Star Wars you will! Test your trivia knowledge, play games, make crafts and maybe win prizes!
Dressing up is strongly encouraged!
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Fun Ones Story Time
10:15 a.m.
 Fun Ones Story Time
Monday, Oct. 27, 10:15 a.m.Fun Ones Story Time
In the Children's Program Room
For 1 year-olds with an adult
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, Oct. 27, 11:15 a.m.Together Time Story
In the Children's Program Room
For ages 2 - 6 year-olds with an adult
Mondays at 11:15 a.m.
Tuesdays at 11:15 a.m.
Thursdays at 11:15 a.m.
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Bunnicula BOO-nanza!
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
 Bunnicula BOO-nanza!
Monday, Oct. 27, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.Bunnicula BOO-nanza!
For ages 5 - 9
In the Children's Program Room
Vegetables beware! Enjoy healthy Halloween treats and hear the story of Bunnicula, the Vampire Bunny!
 
 
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Fun Ones Story Time
10:15 a.m.
 Fun Ones Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 10:15 a.m.Fun Ones Story Time
In the Children's Program Room
For 1 year-olds with an adult
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, Oct. 28, 11:15 a.m.Together Time Story
In the Children's Program Room
For ages 2 - 6 year-olds with an adult
Mondays at 11:15 a.m.
Tuesdays at 11:15 a.m.
Thursdays at 11:15 a.m.
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Godzilla! Movie Series - "Godzilla, Mothra, and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack" (2001)
7 pm
Godzilla! Movie Series - "Godzilla, Mothra, and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack" (2001)
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 7 pmGodzilla! Movie Seri
Join us in the auditorium for a classic movie!  As always, FREE!

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Pajama Story Time
7 p.m.
 Pajama Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m.Pajama Story Time
In the Children's Program Room
For children 2 - 6 years and their family
Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
Thursdays at 7 p.m.
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Fun Ones Story Time
10:15 a.m.
 Fun Ones Story Time
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 10:15 a.m.Fun Ones Story Time
In the Children's Program Room
For 1 year-olds with an adult
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, Oct. 29, 11:15 a.m.All By Myself Story
In the Children's Program Room
For 4 & 5 year-olds ready to attend independently
Wednesdays at 11:15 a.m.
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Baby and Me Story Time
10:15 a.m.
 Baby and Me Story Time
Thursday, Oct. 30, 10:15 a.m.Baby and Me Story Ti
In the Children's Program Room
For pre-walkers with an adult.
Thursdays at 10:15 a.m.
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Together Time Story Time
11:15 a.m.
 Together Time Story Time
Thursday, Oct. 30, 11:15 a.m.Together Time Story
In the Children's Program Room
For ages 2 - 6 year-olds with an adult
Mondays at 11:15 a.m.
Tuesdays at 11:15 a.m.
Thursdays at 11:15 a.m.
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Halloween Party and Parade
3 - 4 p.m.
 Halloween Party and Parade
Thursday, Oct. 30, 3 - 4 p.m.Halloween Party and
For ages 3 and up with an adult 
In the Children's Program Room
Trick or Treat at the Library! Wear your costume, play games, and enjoy some crafts.
 
 
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Future of books?
7:30 pm
 Future of books?
Thursday, Oct. 30, 7:30 pmFuture of books?
What will come of books? Of book reviews? Of reading?  Michael Merschel, editor of book-related articles for The Dallas Morning News, and Will Evans, founder of Dallas' Deep Vellum Publishing, offer their insights on book trends at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at the Alle...read more
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Pajama Story Time
7 p.m.
 Pajama Story Time
Thursday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m.Pajama Story Time
In the Children's Program Room
For children 2 - 6 years and their family
Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
Thursdays at 7 p.m.
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