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February 8, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
The Finnish folk duo, Vellamo, performs in the Finnish, Celtic and Scandinavian folk traditions.
February 9, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
RosieLeetta "Lee" Reed, president of the Texas Buffalo Association, portrays Johanna July, a black Seminole who served as a scout and translator for the U.S, Army during the 1870s.
February 15, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
The Shelley Carrol Quartet performs lively jazz music.
February 16, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
Are you writing a book? Journalist and editor Lisa Poisso shared tips on how to better write your story using characters and plot to engage your readers. Take your idea from concept to commercial fiction in this workshop.
Limited to 15 participants; Ages 18+
February 17, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Hear about Private Jeff Tucker and other African American doughboys from Collin County Historical Society volunteer and genealogist, Kristen Spalding.
February 20, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
Create a mixed media canvas using old book pages, paints, a variety of fun embellishments and favorite book quotes! All supplies provided. Some quotes will be available, but feel free to bring your favorite book quote printed out for your canvas.
No registration; Ages 18+
February 21, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Offsite at 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 six or fewer members. The tap room has draft beer for purchase; the Library does not provide alcohol.
February 22, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Allen Community Band presents their midwinter concert honoring the centennial birth of Leonard Bernstein with selections from "West Side Story."
February 24, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Hear the saga of swindler and slave smuggler Monroe Edwards from author Lora-Marie Bernard.