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December 31, 2018 - January 1, 2019 @ Allen Public Library
The Library will be closing at 6 p.m. on Monday, December 31 and remain closed on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. For your convenience, no materials are due while the library is closed. We will reopen Wednesday, January 2 at 10 a.m. We wish you a safe and happy New Year.
January 8, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
Explore how time and new technologies have changed how politicians have reached voters over the past two centuries, with Dr. Gus Seligmann, of the University of North Texas. From early campaigns' use of parades and newspaper ads, to radio and television allowing candidates to come into people's homes and the increasing importance of social media in modern politics, the ability to adapt has been a make-or-break factor in many campaigns.
Ages 16+; younger welcome with an adult
January 18, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Comprised of Dallas music scene veterans, Over the River performs a combination of original tunes and choice covers.
January 29, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
Take a tour through two of China's largest cities, Beijing and Shanghai, with Anna Kostamo as your guide. See the Forbidden City, experience bustling Nanjing Road and the Bund, hop aboard the fastest train in the world - the Shanghai Maglev - and much more! Chinese snacks available top sample.
Ages 16+; younger children welcome with an adult