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Upcoming Events

McKinney Public Library System

Library Tours for kids (Roy and Helen Hall)

McKinney, TX
Grab your fanny pack and camera and join us on an exciting journey of the Roy and Helen Hall Library! Scenic stops include storytime in the children’s area, a behind-the-scenes look at our facility, a scavenger hunt, and a s… read more

DIY Succulent Garden (Roy and Helen Hall)

McKinney, TX
Learn about plants while giving back to the planet! Paint a flowerpot and take home a succulent!

Game Master 101 (Roy and Helen Hall)

McKinney, TX
Learn to run your own roleplaying game like Dungeons and Dragons™ in this six week workshop. Carpe Diem Comics will help us discover what it takes to run your game with game master tools, tips, theory and techniques.

Read Across McKinney Presents- Author Interview with M. L. Rio (John and Judy Gay)

McKinney, TX
Join a live watch party with Author M. L. Rio as we answer your most burning questions about the book, theater, writing, and more.

Urban Wildlife (John and Judy Gay)

McKinney, TX
Urban wildlife touches our lives every day.  The ways in which humans interact with nature is fascinating, but they can be complex and controversial.  Discover the types of wildlife that live in urban ecosystems and what we … read more

Live Healthy! Be Inspired! Find Nutrition Information You Can Trust! (Roy and Helen Hall)

McKinney, TX
Cindy Kleckner, RDN, LD, FAND, co-author of DASH Diet For Dummies, will share practical tips for improving cardiovascular health through nutrition and knowing where to turn for accurate health information.

Crafty Adults (John and Judy Gay)

McKinney, TX
Come join other adults interested in arts and crafting and make a unique new craft every week!

Fandom Debates: Halloween Madness (John and Judy Gay)

McKinney, TX
We are selecting the Ultimate Monster who will rule over all others! Test your debate skills and help your favorite monster get to the top rank.

FAFSA How-To (John and Judy Gay)

McKinney, TX
Filling out the yearly Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) can seem overwhelming. Join staff as we explain all about FASFA and the application process. College students of all ages are welcomed!

Coding Carnival (Roy and Helen Hall)

McKinney, TX
Learn introductory computer programming skills while creating fun projects that use drag and drop programming workspaces and introductory web and graphic design. No coding experience necessary! Offered by local nonprofit, Br… read more

Inside Sports Math (John and Judy Gay)

McKinney, TX
What is W.A.R.? Is Matt Ryan a better QB than Dak Prescott? How does Luka's Player Efficiency Rating compare to Steph Curry? What do these questions even mean? Each month we examine the statistics and analytics used in each … read more

Growing Beautiful House Plants (Roy and Helen Hall)

McKinney, TX
Houseplants have become cool again. Let us introduce you to 24 easy-to-grow houseplants and share in-depth information to help you choose the perfect plant for different areas in your home.  Presented by Collin County Master… read more

True Crime Book Club (John and Judy Gay)

McKinney, TX
Explore the best books of the genre! We discuss books that acknowledge victims and loved ones while blending skillful reporting to create a rapid-fire narrative. If you love a good thrill while adding some nonfiction to your… read more

Painting with a Digital Twist (John and Judy Gay)

McKinney, TX
Follow along step by step as we create a digital painting using the Procreate app. No prior painting or digital art experience necessary, this program is beginner friendly!

Author Talk: Skip Hollandsworth

McKinney, TX
Uncover Austin's early history before it became the cosmopolitan metropolis it is today and meet characters prominent in a long-forgotten crime spree that gripped the city. Author of The Midnight Assassin.

Medicare Information Workshop (John and Judy Gay)

McKinney, TX
Trying to navigate Medicare, but feeling lost? This educational workshop covers the four types of Medicare, and you’ll leave with a better understanding of Medicare eligibility, election periods, and enrollment penalties. Di… read more

Introductory Intentional Mindful Meditation (John and Judy Gay)

McKinney, TX
The benefits of a mindfulness practice can be experienced by nearly anyone and can help one live life more fully, peacefully and resourcefully. Find out how to ease stress, improve focus and cultivate kindness towards yourse… read more

TikTok Made Me Do It (John and Judy Gay)

McKinney, TX
Discover the viral sensations TikTok and other social media platforms have created from dance-offs to cooking.  We’ll compete to recreate some of the top challenges and post them online!
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Past Events

Anime Movie Night (John and Judy Gay)

Anime Movie Night (John and Judy Gay)

McKinney, TX
Hang out with other anime fans! We’ll hang out, watch My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising, and munch on some snacks. Wear your cosplay for everyone to see! Ticketed events are intended for individuals and families only. Organized groups and businesses must first email [email protected]
Tuesday, September 21 2021 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

Are You a Genealogy Detective? (Roy and Helen Hall)

Are You a Genealogy Detective? (Roy and Helen Hall)

McKinney, TX
Do you know who your ancestors were? Were they pioneers, soldiers, royalty, or bank robbers? This program can help you get started as a genealogy detective by learning what research aids to use and how to interview family members. Ticketed events are intended for individuals and families only. Org…
Tuesday, October 12 2021 4:00 PM 5:00 PM

Read Across McKinney- CSI Panel (Roy and Helen Hall)

Read Across McKinney- CSI Panel (Roy and Helen Hall)

McKinney, TX
Uncover how crimes are solved in this interactive crime scene investigation panel with McKinney PD.
Thursday, October 7 2021 7:00 PM 8:00 PM

The Family Archivist (Roy and Helen Hall)

The Family Archivist (Roy and Helen Hall)

McKinney, TX
Interested in preserving and digitizing treasured family documents and photos? We’ll get you on the right track with a discussion of best practices, supplies and resources. Ticketed events are intended for individuals and families only. Organized groups and businesses must first email libraryprogr…
Wednesday, October 13 2021 1:00 PM 2:00 PM

Read Across McKinney Presents- Behind the Scenes Book Club at MPAC

Read Across McKinney Presents- Behind the Scenes Book Club at MPAC

McKinney, TX
Immerse yourself in the setting of “If We Were Villains,” with a center stage book club. Join us for a book discussion and behind the scenes tour of the McKinney Performing Arts Center to see about how plays are brought to life.
Wednesday, October 13 2021 6:30 PM 8:00 PM

The McKinney Fire Department Presents: Ready to React (Roy and Helen Hall)

The McKinney Fire Department Presents: Ready to React (Roy and Helen Hall)

McKinney, TX
If an emergency happens right in front of you, would you know how to react? Heart attacks and mass casualty events can happen anytime, anywhere. Knowing how to Stop the Bleed and give hands-only CPR could help you make a lifesaving difference. Ticketed events are intended for individuals and famil…
Saturday, October 2 2021 10:15 AM 12:30 PM

Read Across McKinney Presents- Breaking Bard: Shakespeare Performance Workshop (Roy and Helen Hall)

Read Across McKinney Presents- Breaking Bard: Shakespeare Performance Workshop (Roy and Helen Hall)

McKinney, TX
Hone your acting craft in this no-fear Shakespeare recitation workshop with the Collin College Theatre Department. Learn to perform with ease as we explore snippets of your favorite plays.
Saturday, October 9 2021 2:00 PM 3:00 PM

Legacy Keepers: Dia De Los Muertos (Roy and Helen Hall)

Legacy Keepers: Dia De Los Muertos (Roy and Helen Hall)

McKinney, TX
The Legacy Keepers will discuss Dia De Los Muertos and its impact on family history and preserving memories. Ticketed events are intended for individuals and families only. Organized groups and businesses must first email [email protected] or call 972-547-7323 about the possibility…
Monday, October 11 2021 7:00 PM 8:00 PM

Native Plants, Born in Texas (Roy and Helen Hall)

Native Plants, Born in Texas (Roy and Helen Hall)

McKinney, TX
We Texans love our state and everything about it, including our challenging soils and climate. By using native plants, you can have a landscape that gives back to the environment and to your bottom line. Learn how to plan your time and resources to enjoy Texas’ glorious outdoors.  Presented by Coll…
Tuesday, October 12 2021 7:00 PM 8:00 PM

Discovering The Past, Today! (Roy and Helen Hall)

Discovering The Past, Today! (Roy and Helen Hall)

McKinney, TX
In coordination with libraries around the state, we will be streaming six different presentations to aid you in your family and local history research. Members of the North Collin County Genealogy Society will be available to help answer your research questions. All research levels welcome. 10:10 …
Friday, October 15 2021 10:00 AM 11:00 AM

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