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December 5, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Listen to Marjorie Herrera Lewis discuss her debut novel "When The Men Were Gone". The novel is based on the true story of Tylene Wilson, a woman in 1940's Texas who became a high school football coach.
December 6, 2019, All Day @ Allen Public Library
The Library will be closing at 4 p.m. for the Holly Jolly Celebration held on Library grounds. Join us for the festivities!
December 12, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Do you know why some people think that reindeer can fly? Learn about the life and lore of these legendary animals, from ancient times to the present, at this illustrated lecture by Sharon Hudgins. Sharon will also share stories about her own personal contact with reindeer, from Scotland to Scandinavia, from Texas to Mongolia.
December 15, 2019, 3:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
The Allen Community Band performs medleys of popular Christmas songs. The band is under the direction of Craig Logan.
December 19, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Listen to Dallas icon and Texas legend Rose Mary Rumbly discuss a vintage Christmas.
December 20, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Brighten your Celtic holidays with the music of Sarah, Pamela and Randy Copus. Joining this family trio are Matthew Cook and Nathan Kennedy on guitar and fiddle, respectively. Bagpiper Jimmy Mitchell opens the program. Irish dancers Kendall Thomas and Colin Troy also take the stage.
December 21, 2019, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Allen Public Library > Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Meet Allen Police Officers as they distribute popcorn, hot chocolate and door prizes. The big man in red makes a surprise appearance at 3:30 p.m. but departs for the North Pole at 4:30 p.m to continue packing toys on the sleigh. Watch the film "Toy Story 4" at 4 p.m.
About the film:
Directed by Josh Cooley, voices include Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts
When a new toy called "Forky" joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy.
December 23, 2019 - December 25, 2019 @ Allen Public Library
The Library will be closed Monday, December 23 through Wednesday, December 25 in observance of Christmas. For your convenience, no materials will be due while the Library is closed. We will reopen Thursday, December 26 at 10 a.m.