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December 2, 2017, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ 1st Floor Meeting Room
Join APL staff and Food for Thought Market and Cafe for a Holiday Cookie Swap! Get in the Holiday spirit with Wassail, Christmas music, stories and more!
No registration. Ages 16+, younger children welcome with an adult.
December 6, 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.
December's selection is "Nine Women, One Dress" by Jane L. Rosen.
December 12, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
Nonfiction readers! Join us for our choose-your-own-nonfiction book club. We pick the topic – you pick the book. For December, choose any nonfiction you’d like to read. Feel free to ask a reference librarian for help. You’re welcome to attend even if you haven’t had a chance to read a book.
Free; no registration
December 13, 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
December 14, 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 sic or fewer members.
The tap room has draft beer for purchase; the Library will not be providing alcohol.
December 16, 2017, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Bring in the holidays with Zorya Ukrainian Dance Ensemble of Dallas and the folk singing group Veselka.
December 17, 2017, 3:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Enjoy the sounds of classic holiday arrangements performed by the Allen Community Band.
December 19, 2017, 7:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Join us for a showing of "White Christmas," featuring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen.
December 24, 2017 - December 26, 2017
The Library will be closed Sunday, December 24 through Tuesday, December 26 in observance of Christmas. For your convenience, no materials are due while the Library is closed. We will reopen Wednesday, December 27 at 10 a.m.
December 31, 2017 - January 1, 2018
The Library will be closed Sunday, December 31 and Monday, January 1, 2018 for New Year's. For your convenience, no materials are due while the library is closed. We will reopen Tuesday, January 2 at 10 a.m.