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Upcoming Events

McKinney Public Library System

Teen Special Program: Kitchen Science @ John and Judy Gay Library

McKinney, TX
Experiment with everyday items that can be found in most homes or grocery stores. We will test out several different experiments to see what works and what doesn't.

Teen Special Program: Kitchen Science @ Roy and Helen Hall

McKinney, TX
Experiment with everyday items that can be found in most homes or grocery stores. We will test out several different experiments to see what works and what doesn't.

Daughters of the American Revolution (Adult) @ Roy & Helen Hall

McKinney, TX
Do you have a Revolutionary Patriot in your family? A member of the John Abston Chapter will discuss how membership in the SAR honors and preserves the legacy of your Patriot ancestor.

Hispanic Genealogy Workshop (Adult) @ Roy & Helen Hall

McKinney, TX
Receive hands-on assistance from researches from the Hispanic Organization for Genealogy and Reesearch.

Diwali Festival (All Ages) @ Roy & Helen Hall

McKinney, TX
Join us in celebrating Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. Watch local performers, play outdoor games, view beautiful rangoli in our courtyard and learn about this holiday.

Mother Daughter Book Club! (8-12 years) @ John and Judy Gay

McKinney, TX
This book club is set up for us to use books as an opportunity to get to know each other, to learn together, to expose the girls to strong female characters and to explore different genres of literature in a fun way.  Held... read more

So you want to start your own business? (Adult) @ Roy & Helen Hall

McKinney, TX
Learn about the free resources available to help you decide if owning your own business is the way to go and how to be successful in becoming your own boss!

Pitmaster 101 Class: Brisket @ John & Judy Gay

McKinney, TX
Take your BBQ to the next level, as Pitmaster Dante Ramirez, of Tender Smokehouse, demonstrates how to cut, prep and smoke a brisket. Big Green Egg will be on hand to answer any questions about their line of smokers, as well.

Monthly Writer's Exchange (Adult) @ John & Judy Gay

McKinney, TX
A monthly forum for writers and people interested in writing to discuss issues of interest, offer mutual support, and exchange ideas and marketing tips.  Independent authors, published authors, people thinking of becoming ... read more

Genealogy Lock-In (Adult) @ Roy & Helen Hall

McKinney, TX
To celebrate Family History Month, the McKinney Public Library will be joining the Genealogy Center for the Waco-McLennan County Library in its 17th Annual Genealogy Lock-In. This is a statewide initiative to provide educa... read more

Entrepreneur's Guide to Credit & Money Workshop (Adult) @ Roy & Helen Hall

McKinney, TX
This workship introduces the entire MSSB curriculum and addresses the key concerns of most entrepreneurs: How to get capital to start or grow a small buisness. It is well suited for pre-launch, start-up, or even existing s... read more

Teen Special Program: Halloween Party @ John and Judy Gay Library

McKinney, TX
Come relax with your friends and enjoy some spooky music, crafts, and test out different makeup and masks to celebrate Halloween!

Teen Special Program: Halloween Party @ Roy and Helen Hall Library

McKinney, TX
Come relax with your friends and enjoy some spooky music, crafts, and test out different makeup and masks to celebrate Halloween!

2nd Annual Adult Spelling Bee @ Tupps

McKinney, TX
Can you spell C-H-A-M-P-I-O-N? Come find out who will win the 1st annual Mckinney Adult Spelling Bee.

Scare on the Square (All Ages) @ Historic Downtown McKinney

McKinney, TX
Enjoy the sight of hundreds of ghosts and goblins in Historic Downtown McKinney. This annual event provides inteeractive activities to celebrate a safe, secure, family fun Halloween event.

Oral Histories (Adult) @ Roy & Helen Hall

McKinney, TX
With upcoming holiday gatherings, now is the time to find out about your ancestors' past. Find out what types of questions to ask, how to ask them, and what equipment is needed.

Teen Special Program: Wright Brother's Airplane @ John and Judy Gay Library

McKinney, TX
Get Ready to celebrate Wright Brother's Day and test your skills in paper airplane making. Prizes for those airplanes that land the furthest, longest in flight, and most creative design.

Teen Special Program: Wright Brother's Airplane @ Roy and Helen Hall Library

McKinney, TX
Get Ready to celebrate Wright Brother's Day and test your skills in paper airplane making. Prizes for those airplanes that land the furthest, longest in flight, and most creative design.

Caroling on the Square (All Ages) @ Roy & Helen Hall

McKinney, TX
Join our annual Caroling in the SQuare event and sing holiday songs while walking through historic downtown. Participants will meet at the Roy & Helen Hall memorial Library to become familiar with the songs.

Teen Special Program: Polar Express Party @ John and Judy Gay Library

McKinney, TX
Wind down the year with the classic movie Polar Express. Show up in your comfiest, cozy pj's! Hot chocolate will be provided.

Teen Special Program: Polar Express Party @ Roy and Helen Hall Library

McKinney, TX
Wind down the year with the classic movie Polar Express. Show up in your comfiest, cozy pj's! Hot chocolate will be provided.

Noon Year's Eve Countdown (All Ages) @ John & Judy Gay

McKinney, TX
Ring in the New Year a little early! We'll have games, crafts and make some wishes for 2019 as we countdown to 12... NOON!

Noon Year's Eve Countdown (All Ages) @ Roy & Helen Hall

McKinney, TX
Ring in the New Year a little early! We'll have games, crafts and make some wishes for 2019 as we countdown to 12... NOON!
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Past Events

Friends of the Library: September Review @ John & Judy Gay

Friends of the Library: September Review @ John & Judy Gay

McKinney, TX
Gayle Brink presents True Grit by Charles Portis. Told from the perspective of a woman named Mattie Ross, who recounts the time when she was 14 and sought retribution for the murder of her father by a scoundrel named Tom Chaney. True Grit is considered by critics to be one of the great American ...
Monday, September 17 2018 7:00 PM 8:30 PM

Landscaping with Native Plants @ John and Judy Gay

Landscaping with Native Plants @ John and Judy Gay

McKinney, TX
Conversation and book signing with Steve Huddleston, author of Easy Gardens for North Central Texas. Reserve a seat and copy of the book at www.mckinneytexas.org/green.
Wednesday, September 12 2018 7:00 PM 8:30 PM

zzz Oh Honey it's a Program @ Roy and Helen Hall Library

zzz Oh Honey it's a Program @ Roy and Helen Hall Library

McKinney, TX
Come celebrate National Honey Month with all things bears, bees, and anything in between that has to do with honey.  Join us for crafts, activities, and storytime. All ages welcome. Special guest Kim Townsend will be there to lend us her expertise on everything bees!
Thursday, September 6 2018 11:15 AM 12:15 PM

zzz Pirate Party (@ Roy and Helen Hall)

zzz Pirate Party (@ Roy and Helen Hall)

McKinney, TX
Come aboard, mateys! Make pirate crafts, play pirate games and get your hands (not too) messy in pirate-themed sensory bins! See you there, swashbucklers!
Wednesday, August 29 2018 11:15 AM 12:15 PM

zzz Exploring Bharatanatyam @ John and Judy Gay

zzz Exploring Bharatanatyam @ John and Judy Gay

McKinney, TX
Learn about traditional Indian dance in this interactive and educational all-ages program. We will learn how this style of dance contributes to physical, mental, emotional, and cognitive development.
Saturday, August 25 2018 11:15 AM 12:15 PM

zzz Medieval Times Storytime @ Roy & Helen Hall

zzz Medieval Times Storytime @ Roy & Helen Hall

McKinney, TX
Join Medieval Times to hear stories about knights and learn about the Medieval code of Chivalry. Medieval Times cast memembers will read stories to children and answer questions about what it means to be a knight.
Wednesday, August 22 2018 11:15 AM 12:00 PM

zzz Friends of the Library Review @ John and Judy Gay

zzz Friends of the Library Review @ John and Judy Gay

McKinney, TX
Nella Phillips presents My Lucky Life by Dick Van Dyke. This is a lively, heartwarming memoir of a performer who still thinks of himself as a "simple song-and-dance man," but who is, in every sense of the word, a classic entertainer.  Please note the location of this event has been changed and ...
Monday, August 20 2018 7:00 PM 8:30 PM

zzz Summer Reading Wrap-Up Concert with the Que Pastas (Roy & Helen Hall)

zzz Summer Reading Wrap-Up Concert with the Que Pastas (Roy & Helen Hall)

McKinney, TX
Join us for one last rocking fun event as we wrap up Summer Reading with Austin band The Que Pastas.  Bring a picnic lunch, comfy chairs or picnic blankets, and your dancing shoes!
Saturday, August 18 2018 11:00 AM 1:00 PM

zzz Tea Time at the Library @ Roy & Helen Hall

zzz Tea Time at the Library @ Roy & Helen Hall

McKinney, TX
Dress up as your favorite book character or in your fanciest clothes, and come play old fashioned party games like statues, pass the parcel and Simon Says. Decorate cookies and enjoy refreshments. --- A ticket reservation does not guarantee access to a program if you arrive late. Seating begins...
Thursday, August 16 2018 1:30 PM 2:30 PM

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