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May 1, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
Join us for a lively discussion! We offer a relaxed environment where you can share the joy of reading. New members always welcome.
No registration; Ages 18+
May 3, 2019, All Day @ Allen Public Library
The Library will be closed on Friday, May 3 for Staff Development. For your convenience, no materials will be due while the Library is closed. We will reopen Saturday, May 4 at 10 a.m.
May 5, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
Recreational divers Chuck and Debbie Vavra share scuba diving adventures and how you, too, can get certified and begin exploring the underwater world.
May 6, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Allen PD Officers and K-9 Officers Arko and Obi show what it takes to be part of Allen's K-9 Unit. Learn how police dogs are selected and trained, and see live demos of searches, tracking, criminal apprehension and more.
May 7, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Get bold, get loose and get silly as you participate in this improv workshop with performers from The Comedy Arena of McKinney.
Space is limited to 45 participants.
May 8, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
Work on your latest knitting, crochet, or other fiber crafty project in the company of other fiber crafters.
Ages 18+; no childcare provided
May 9, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Hear tales of Texas women who managed sprawling ranches, built towns, organized major banks, and locked adversaries in a wine cellar from Carmen Goldthwaite, author of "Texas Dames: Sassy and Savvy Women Throughout Lone Star History."
May 14, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
Dr. Nancy Stockdale, of the University of North Texas, discusses the important scientific and technological contribution from the Islamic Golden Age, between the 8th and 13th centuries. Explore how societies in the Islamic world preserved the work of earlier civilizations, made numerous discoveries of their own and contributed to future scientific breakthroughs.
Ages 16+; younger children welcome with an adult
May 17, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
The Allen Community Band, under the direction of Craig Logan, concludes its sixth season with a selection of patriotic tunes and music from the series "Band of Brothers."
May 22, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
Make creative journals using paper bags and decorations. Use your journal to collect and store souvenirs while traveling and organize keepsakes and ephemera. All supplies provided.
May 26, 2019 - May 27, 2019 @ Allen Public Library
The Library will be closed Sunday, May 26 and Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. For your convenience, no materials will be due while the Library is closed. We will reopen Tuesday, May 28 at 10 a.m.