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October 4, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
Join us for a lively discussion! We offer a relaxed environment where you can share the joy of reading. New members always welcome. Ages 18+; no registration.
October's selection is "The Dollhouse" by Fiona Davis.
October 5, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Nine Band Brewing Co.
Team up with your friends to compete for first place at Allen's own brewery -- test your knowledge of beer, literature, history, science and more! Please keep teams to 6 or fewer members. Trivia will be *inside only*, so arrive early to get a seat! The tap room has draft beer for purchase; the Library will not provide alcohol. Ages 21+
October 7, 2017, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Listen to live popular music from 50 years ago in honor of the Library’s 50th Anniversary. Preconcert activities begin at 2:00 pm.
October 11, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
Twisted Threads is a social group for knitters, crocheters, cross stitchers, quilters and any other crafters who use thread or yarn! All skill levels are welcome! So, leave the kids at home and continue working on your latest project in the company of other fiber crafters.
Ages 18+; no childcare provided
October 12, 2017, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Deacon Ron Fejeran of the Diocese of Dallas and Pastor Gordon Illausky of the Christ the Servant Lutheran Church reflect on the past 500 years since the Reformation began.
October 14, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Join us for a documentary celebrating 50 years of the Allen Public Library. A reception follows the documentary.
October 17, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
Nonfiction readers, join us to learn about new and forthcoming nonfiction titles being added to the library's collection. Attendees will receive "Borrow, Read, Repeat" tote bags from Penguin Random House as well as reading guides and advance reader copies. No pre-reading necessary! All are welcome to attend.
October 18, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
Make your own personalized greeting cards using scrapbook paper, buttons, washi tape and more. It’s fun and easy! All supplies will be provided. Ages 16+
October 18, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
Come join us in a discussion of "In a Dark, Dark Wood" by Ruth Ware. Ages 18+
October 24, 2017, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
Learn the basics of knitting. Start a small project and learn how to cast on, the knit stitch, and how to bind off. Supplies are limited. For best selection, please bring a pair of bamboo needles (size 10 or 10.5) and a skein of worsted weight yarn in a light or bright color.