Posted on: May 21, 2017

Beginning Genealogy Sunday June 4th


Interested in finding out about your ancestors? Not sure where to start? Feel overwhelmed just thinking about it? If you’ve wanted to start tracing your family tree, but don’t know quite how to get started, then our FREE Beginning Gene...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Announcing Read Across McKinney 2017

The Book That Matters Most

Read across McKinney (RAM) is a one book/one community program designed to cultivate a culture of reading and discussion by bringing our growing community together around one great book.  The idea behind RAM is to have all residents read the same...

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Posted on: May 14, 2017

Libraries Closed Monday, May 29

Memorial Day

The McKinney Public Library System will be closed Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day.

Posted on: April 30, 2017

Are you in a book club?


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We’ll keep your club informed about special events.

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McKinney Public LIbrary Adult Book Club
Posted on: April 18, 2017

Let’s Talk! ESL Conversation Groups

Summer 2017 ESL Conversation Groups

Roy & Helen Hall Memorial Library, 101 E. Hunt St.

  • Tuesdays: 7-8 p.m., June 6-July 25
  • Registration: Tuesday, May 30, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • English as a Second Language Learners can practice English speaking skills in a small group setting.
  • Must be able to read and w...
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More ESL resources
Posted on: April 9, 2017

Atomic Training

Atomic Training

Atomic Training is a free video-based software training resource available on our Research Center page and accessible from home or office, as well as at both library locations.

  • Create an account using your library card number and learn at your own pace, wh...
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Posted on: April 4, 2017

Texas Driver’s License Tests

Texas Driver’s License Practice Tests

Free Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) practice tests, specifically based on Texas DMV materials. The site includes accessibility tools that let users hear selections read aloud, make them into MP3s, translate pages into other languages, magnify text, an...

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Free Texas Driver’s License Practice Tests
Posted on: February 16, 2017

NextReads Newsletters for All Interests

NextReads Newsletters

Sign up for one or more of our NextReads newsletters of new titles, prepared by subject and annotated by librarians. Mystery, Nature and Science, New Fiction, Business and Personal Finance, Picture Books, Genealogy, Graphic Novels, and Historical Fiction ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Comics Plus

Comics Plus Downloadable Comics and Graphic Novels

Comics Plus: Library Edition brings over 16,000 free digital graphic novels and comics to any Web-connected device.

The collection includes thousands of titles and series from the biggest publishers in comics, including IDW and Dark Horse, in every genre: ...

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Explore Comics Plus
Posted on: February 8, 2017

OnePlay Video Games

OnePlay Downloadable Video Games

OnePlay offer free video games, with unlimited access to over one thousand games, including extremely popular content and covering a wide range of genres.

All games are checked out on the PC App or Android App (not on the website itself).

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

cloudLibrary eBooks

cloudLibrary eBooks

Browse shelves by category or use the filter button to filter by genre. cloudLibrary keeps all your books in-sync; wherever you choose to read your books you'll always have the same content with you. Your books stay connected across all of your devices, a...

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cloudLibrary eBooks
Posted on: August 9, 2016

Zinio eMagazines

Zinio for Libraries

Magazine titles with no holds and with a variety of reading options, including desktop streaming and download on popular media devices. Get the "Zinio for Libraries" app from your device's store.

Zinio eMagazines
Posted on: July 5, 2016

OneClickdigital eAudiobooks

OneClickdigital eAudiobooks

OneClickdigital offers access to exclusive Recorded Books eAudio content, as well as content from all major publishers, in a user-friendly interface.  Find titles by series, author, publisher, narrator, genre, or keyword, and place holds and crea...

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