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Reference Services
Allen Public Library offers a variety of reference materials and services.
  • City directory
  • Group study rooms 
  • Instruction on the use of the library catalog, materials and equipment
  • Interlibrary loan allows library patrons to request a book or journal article not available at Allen Public Library (it can take approximately four weeks to fill a request)
  • Library tours
  • Purchase Suggestion Form
  • Reader's advisory
  • Telephone reference 

Other Services
  • Die cutting machine 
  • Friends of the Library ongoing book sale
  • In-house use of opaque projector, audio cassette player, lettering machine and lighted magnifier
  • IRS forms and AARP tax help (seasonal)
  • Large print books for the visually impaired
  • Meeting room 
  • Microform reader / printer
  • Photocopier
  • Volunteer program
  • Wi-Fi

Contact Information
Allen Public Library
Staff Directory
300 N. Allen Drive
Allen, Texas 75013

Phone: 214.509.4900
Fax: 469.342.6672

Mon - Thur - 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Fri - Sat - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sun - 1 to 5 p.m.

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