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Posted on: May 10, 2023

Summer Writing Competition

Summer Writing Competition

Show us your creative writing skills and participate in our summer writing competition!

How do I participate?

  • Be age 10 or older.
  • Submit a short story any time between June 5 and July 30 set during a summer road trip.  All genres welcome.
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Library News
Posted on: April 20, 2023

CloudLibrary Now Available in Kids Mode

A child's hands holding a tablet with cloudLibrary in Kids Mode.

The cloudLibrary mobile app now includes an interface specifically designed for children.  The new Kid's Mode improves the digital library experience for children from preschool through sixth grade and makes it easier than ever for even ...

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Library News
Posted on: May 7, 2023

Library Closed for Memorial Day

A close up image of an American Flag.

The Library will be closed Sunday, May 28 and Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day.  For your convenience, no materials are due while the Library is closed.  We will reopen Tuesday, May 30 at 10 a.m.

Library News
Posted on: April 13, 2023

Library Wins TMLDA Award of Excellence for Ninth Consecutive Year

Allen Public Library Achievement of Excellence in Libraries Award for 2022

The Allen Public Library has received the 2022 Achievement of Library Excellence Award from the Texas Municipal Library Directors Association (TMLDA), an affiliate of the Texas Municipal League.  To successfully receive the Achievement of Library...

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Library News
Posted on: March 4, 2023

Community Photographer Gallery Exhibition

Community Photo Gallery - Share Your Best Photos of Allen!

Show off your photography skills in Allen Public Library's Community Photographer Gallery Exhibition during June and July.  There will be two themed photo exhibitions. All ages are encouraged to participate.



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