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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Trailblazer Dr. Eileen Tollett Garners Allen Kiwanis Club Spirit of Community Award

President of the Allen Kiwanis Club (left), Dr. Eileen Tollett (center), Allen Mayor Ken Fulk (right

Dr. Eileen Tollett was named the 2022 recipient of the Allen Kiwanis Club Spirit of Community award.

Dr. Tollett moved to Allen in 1969 after marrying her husband, Bill, then an employee at Collins Radio. She immediately volunteered for the fledgling libra...

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Library News
Posted on: August 9, 2022

Allen Public Library Awarded Second TexTreasures Grant

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Allen Public Library will be awarded a second TexTreasures grant to continue digitization of the back issues of the Allen American newspapers as part of the University of North Texas Libraries' Portal to Texas History collection. Digital versions...

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Library News
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Architects to begin detailed design for Allen Public Library expansion

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Plans to expand Allen Public Library are moving forward.  City Council approved a $949,297 contract with Hidell and Associates Architects to develop schematic and detailed designs and prepare construction documents.

Allen Public Library received m...

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Library News
Posted on: July 26, 2022

Need to Practice English Conversation? Sign up for CHAT!

Learning to speak English?  Sign up for CHAT!

Are you learning to speak English?  Do you want to practice English conversation?  Join our free CHAT program!

Our small conversation groups meet at the Allen Public Library on Monday evenings OR Tuesday mornings starting August 15/16. &a...

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Library News
Posted on: July 25, 2022

What's Your Story?

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Allen Public Library is full of stories. Watch the stories collected in spring 2022 from local residents about how public libraries have positively affected their lives.

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