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  1. Calendar Overlay Library Programs (15)

Library Programs

  1. Virtual Story Time

    October 21, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    Join us each morning (Monday – Thursday) on Facebook at 10:15 a.m. for virtual story times that focus on the five Every Child Ready to Read pre-reading practices: talking, reading, playing, singing and writing. No registration required. The virtual fall story time session will run Tuesday, September 8 – Thursday, November 19.

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  2. Virtual Story Time

    October 22, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    Join us each morning (Monday – Thursday) on Facebook at 10:15 a.m. for virtual story times that focus on the five Every Child Ready to Read pre-reading practices: talking, reading, playing, singing and writing. No registration required. The virtual fall story time session will run Tuesday, September 8 – Thursday, November 19.

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  3. Live OnStage @ APL: Allen author Jenny Bhatt's debut story collection "Each of Us Killers"

    October 22, 2020, 7:30 PM @ Watch LIVE https://allentx.swagit.com/live/

    Jenny Bhatt discusses her story collection. Questions can be submitted until 8:30 p.m., Oct. 22, at liveonstage@cityofallen.org.

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  4. Take & Make: Dinosaur Fun Registration Begins

    October 26, 2020, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Allen Public Library

    For children ages 3 - 5. This dinosaur-themed kit is perfect for any dinosaur fan! Enjoy dinosaur crafts, decorate a hat, and take home a dinosaur. You must register online for each kit separately if you have multiple children in this age group. Register online for this kit starting Monday, Oct 26. Pickups will be available the week of Monday, Nov. 2 – Saturday, Nov. 7. Limited to 48.

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  5. Take & Make: Family Fall Watercolor Registration Begins

    October 26, 2020, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Allen Public Library

    For grades K – 3. Create beautiful, fall-inspired works of art on special watercolor paper. Along with your watercolor paints, you'll get 2 special black outline images to watercolor and 4 blank pages to create your own original works of art. You must register online for each kit separately if you have multiple children in this age group. Register online for this kit starting Monday, Oct. 26. Pickups will be available the week of Monday, Nov. 2 – Saturday, Nov. 7. Limited to 48.

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  6. Virtual Story Time

    October 26, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    Join us each morning (Monday – Thursday) on Facebook at 10:15 a.m. for virtual story times that focus on the five Every Child Ready to Read pre-reading practices: talking, reading, playing, singing and writing. No registration required. The virtual fall story time session will run Tuesday, September 8 – Thursday, November 19.

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  7. Virtual Story Time

    October 27, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    Join us each morning (Monday – Thursday) on Facebook at 10:15 a.m. for virtual story times that focus on the five Every Child Ready to Read pre-reading practices: talking, reading, playing, singing and writing. No registration required. The virtual fall story time session will run Tuesday, September 8 – Thursday, November 19.

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  8. Virtual CHAT

    October 27, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Live on Zoom.

    For Adults ages 18 and up. Practice your English conversation skills with our weekly Zoom sessions. Call the Reference Desk or email CHAT@cityofallen.org for more information or to register. Class space is limited.

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  9. Virtual Activity: Armchair Travelers Visit Kyushu (Japan)

    October 27, 2020, 7:00 PM @ Watch on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCityTV).

    For Adults ages 18 and up. Join Rebekah Tissell for a journey to Japan, focusing on the southernmost main island – Kyushu.

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  10. Virtual Story Time

    October 28, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    Join us each morning (Monday – Thursday) on Facebook at 10:15 a.m. for virtual story times that focus on the five Every Child Ready to Read pre-reading practices: talking, reading, playing, singing and writing. No registration required. The virtual fall story time session will run Tuesday, September 8 – Thursday, November 19.

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  11. Video Premiere: Stories for a Dark & Stormy Night for Tweens

    October 29, 2020, All Day @ Allen Public Library

    For children in grades 4 – 6. Presented via Facebook and the library's website. Storyteller Bernadette Nason mixes creative drama with traditional storytelling, and includes a selection of wonderfully creepy tales! Available Thursday, Oct 29 – Thurs, Nov 5. Sponsored in part by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts.

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  12. Video Premiere: Stories for a Dark & Stormy Night for Younger Elementary

    October 29, 2020, All Day @ Allen Public Library

    For children in grades K – 3. Presented via our Facebook and the library website. Storyteller Bernadette Nason mixes creative drama with traditional storytelling, and includes a selection of wonderfully creepy tales! Available Thursday, Oct 29 – Thurs, Nov 5. Sponsored in part by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts.

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  13. Virtual Story Time

    October 29, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    Join us each morning (Monday – Thursday) on Facebook at 10:15 a.m. for virtual story times that focus on the five Every Child Ready to Read pre-reading practices: talking, reading, playing, singing and writing. No registration required. The virtual fall story time session will run Tuesday, September 8 – Thursday, November 19.

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  14. Virtual Meet a Storyteller Featuring Bernadette Nason

    October 29, 2020, 4:00 PM @ Zoom

    For children in grades K – 6. Meet the Stories for a Dark & Stormy Night presenter live on Zoom on Thursday, Oct 29 at 4 p.m. Online registration is required to participate. Registration will open at 10 a.m. on Monday, October 5. Sponsored in part by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts.

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  15. Live OnStage @ APL: Ghost Tale Author at Library

    October 29, 2020, 7:30 PM @ Watch LIVE https://allentx.swagit.com/live/

    Mitchel Whittington, the author of "Ghosts of North Texas" and "Ghosts of East Texas and the Pineywoods," will appear at the library for a live virtual event. Questions can be submitted until 8:30 p.m., Oct. 29, at liveonstage@cityofallen.org.

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