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Library Programs

  1. StoryWalk Begins

    May 5, 2021, 10:00 AM - June 30, 2021, 6:00 PM @ Around the outside of the Library near the flagpole entrance.

    Recommended for ages 2 and up. Follow the numbered signs around the outside of the Library to go on an interactive StoryWalk®! For May and June we will share The Crocodile Who Didn't Like Water by Gemma Merino.

    The StoryWalk® project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. StoryWalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.

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  2. Teen Virtual Art Show

    June 1, 2021, 10:00 AM - June 24, 2021 @ Allen Public Library

    For grades 7 - 12. Are you an artist? Showcase your artwork! Share your art with us, and we'll post it on our website, Instagram and in the Library Gallery. Submissions will be accepted June 1-24 and displayed during the month of July.

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  3. Virtual Story Time

    June 17, 2021, 10:15 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    Join us Monday - Thursday on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) at 10:15 a.m. for fun literacy-based activities that incorporate reading, talking, playing, singing and writing, especially for families with toddlers and preschoolers. No registration required. The Summer 2021 virtual story time session runs Monday, June 7 through Thursday, July 29.

    Monday - Family Story Time
    Tuesday - Tip Tuesday
    Wednesday - Snack Sized Story Time
    Thursday - Read-A-Book Thursday

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  4. Virtual Performer: Happy Birds Party

    June 17, 2021, 2:30 PM @ Presented live on Zoom.

    Recommended for grades K-6. Registration is required and opens Thursday, June 3. Online registration closes at noon on the date of the program. Live Zoom programs last 30-45 minutes. When the performer allows, we will post an archived recording of the program to the Library's Facebook page.

    You're invited to our bird party! Enjoy up close views of parrots and other feathered friends in this fast paced, fun-filled virtual event.

    Sponsored by Ellen's Restaurant.

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On Stage @ APL

  1. Live OnStage @ APL: Author of "The River Always Wins" and "I Am A Teacher"

    June 17, 2021, 7:30 PM @ Watch LIVE

    Former Allen Resident David Marquis will discuss his books "The River Always Wins" and "I Am A Teacher: A Tribute or America's Teachers." Viewers may submit question until 8:30 p.m. that evening through

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Parks - Allen Community Ice Rink

  1. Freestyle Skate

    June 17, 2021, 6:45 AM - 8:45 AM @ Allen Community Ice Rink at Allen Event Center

    $10/hour | Work on jumps and spins

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  2. Freestyle Skate

    June 17, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Allen Community Ice Rink at Allen Event Center

    $10/hour | Work on jumps and spins

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  3. Freestyle Skate

    June 17, 2021, 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM @ Allen Community Ice Rink at Allen Event Center

    $10/hour | Work on jumps and spins

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  4. Open Skate

    June 17, 2021, 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM @ Allen Community Ice Rink at Allen Event Center

    $5 entry, $3 skate rental

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Programs and Community Events

  1. International Festival of Yoga

    June 17, 2021, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

    Celebrate Yoga & Holistic Health Week!

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  2. The Art of Zhen Shan Ren: International Art Exhibition

    June 17, 2021, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Experience the Art of Zhen Shan Ren (Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance) International Art Exhibition

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