Posted on: April 28, 2017

Apex Centre Activity Guide

Apex Centre Activity Guide

Learn about all the events, classes and activities available at the Apex Centre.

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Apex Centre Operating and Pool Hours

Apex Centre Hours

Find out when Apex Centre is open and when the pools are open for recreation and exercise.

Apex Centre hours
Posted on: April 28, 2017

Waiver Required

Apex Centre Waiver

All guests and day pass visitors must sign a waiver on the first visit. Waivers for minors must be signed by a parent or legal guardian.

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Art in All Forms

Art in all Forms Learn more
Posted on: January 12, 2017

Art Lovers

People at Arts in Bloom
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Artists

Arts in Bloom Learn more
Posted on: January 12, 2017

Children's Activities

Children's Activities
Posted on: January 12, 2017

Craft Beer

Libations at Arts in Bloom Learn more
Posted on: January 12, 2017

Kids Create

Creativity Learn more
Posted on: January 12, 2017

Live Entertainment

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Pottery

Pottery
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Texas Wine

Wine Learn more

Posted on: May 19, 2017

McKinney health inspection reports now available for consumer review

Effective June 1, the City of McKinney Health Compliance Division will be publishing the most recent health inspection reports for food establishments in full detail on the city’s website via an interactive map. The main goal of the change is to...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

The Apex Centre hosts a free summer pool party

Shake the dust out of your swimsuit, grab a towel, bring a friend and experience the Apex Centre, McKinney’s new aquatics and fitness center. Saturday, May 27, the doors will open to the entire community for a free evening summer pool party from...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Early voting for City Council run-off election begins May 30

Early voting begins May 30 for the run-off election to determine the District 1, District 3 and At Large City Council representatives. McKinney voters will elect either Dusttin Pearson or La’Shadion Anthony Shemwell to the District 1 seat, Scott...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

McKinney unveils Parks and Recreation Master Plan update

At the regular meeting, City Council voted to approve the City of McKinney Parks and Recreation Master Plan update. The master plan will guide the development of the future parks, open spaces, hike and bike trails, recreational facilities and streetscape ...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

On-Site Qualification Events for Collin County Transit begin May 22

Starting June 1, the City of McKinney, the McKinney Urban Transit District (MUTD) and the Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) will launch Collin County Transit. The service consists of a subsidized taxi voucher program that will provide efficien...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

PACCAR selects McKinney for manufacturing operation

The McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) has reached an incentive agreement with PACCAR, a Fortune 500 company, to construct a new manufacturing facility for its Dynacraft division in McKinney. The deal is expected to be finalized in the comin...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Pilots voted, McKinney Air Center at McKinney National Airport earns national recognition as #1

McKinney Air Center, the fixed based operator (FBO) that provides fuel and other services to aircraft at McKinney National Airport, has been named best in the nation in the 2017 Pilots’ Choice Awards by FltPlan.com for the fourth year. The Pilots&am...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

McKinney outdoor pools to open for the summer

Make a splash and beat the heat this summer at one of McKinney’s two outdoor public pools that open this holiday weekend. The Old Settlers Aquatic Center features a shallow water leisure pool complete with an open flume slide, cascading water fa...

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Bike the Bricks brings nail biting racing to downtown McKinney

Race into Memorial Day weekend and witness the non-stop thrills and the occasional spills during the 8th annual Bike the Bricks on Friday, May 26. Spectators will have front-row seats as more than 500 cyclists from around the globe take to the bricks and ...

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

Spec Industrial RFP

Seeking Experienced Development Teams

The McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is seeking proposals from experienced development teams to construct speculative light industrial / flex building space in the City of McKinney and is prepared to pr...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

McKinney Fire Department to host fourth annual Youth Career Exploration Camp

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is accepting applications for the fourth annual Youth Career Exploration Camp for children ages 12-15 years to be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 26-30 and July 17-21 at the Wysong Central Fire Station #1, 301 N. McDo...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

International Firefighter’s Day

International Firefighters’ Day is recognized on May 4 every year to honor the sacrifices firefighters make to local communities. Firefighters dedicate their lives to the protection of life and property, and to ensure their communities are as sa...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Be a force of nature by knowing your severe weather risk

The City of McKinney Office of Emergency Management (OEM) encourages residents to be prepared for severe weather. Each year, people in this country are killed or seriously injured by all types of extreme weather, despite advance warning.

As part of the Wea...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

McKinney Fire Department recognized for best practices by Texas Fire Chiefs Association

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) has been recognized by the Texas Fire Chiefs Association (TFCA) Best Practices Recognition Program. MFD was evaluated for compliance of more than 117 best business practices for fire departments in the state of Texas and...

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

McKinney Fire Department recommends annual chimney inspections this year and every year

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) along with the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) reminds residents to schedule an annual chimney safety inspection to identify potential hazards for cracks, creosote buildup or other obstructions. Each of these ...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

McKinney Fire Department Awarded the Lone Star Achievement Award

Community Healthcare Team

On Jan. 17th, 2017, The Texas Fire Chiefs Association presented its annual Lone Star Achievement Award to the McKinney Fire Department (MFD) at the Texas Fire Chief’s Executive Conference in Galveston, TX.

The Lone Star Achievement Award honors departments...

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Posted on: September 7, 2016

McKinney Fire Department hosts international intern from Poland

Firefighter Intern from Poland

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is hosting Officer Cadet Michal Zugaj from the Main School of Fire Service in Warsaw, Poland, who is part of a prestigious international program that provides Polish fire officer candidates the opportunity to experience ...Read on...


Posted on: May 22, 2017

Enjoy Tacos and Casual Conversation with Your Neighborhood Cops June 6

Tacos with Cops

Bring your family and friends for an evening with McKinney police officers. A DJ will provide music, and a bounce house will be available for the kids.

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Experience the Thrills & Chills of Criterium Bike Racing May 26

Bike the Bricks

Bring the whole family to enjoy food, spirits and festivities at this free cycling event in Historic Downtown McKinney.

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Get the Inside Scoop on McKinney's Departments

See McKinney With Me

See the latest installment of #SeeMcKinneyWithMe on the city's website.

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Hear African Heritage Music June 10

Cultural Music Series

McKinney's Parks and Recreation Department presents the 2017 Cultural Music Series. June 10 is African Heritage and June 24 is Lone Star Style. Enjoy an evening of music with family and friends!

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Serve Your City

Boards and Commissions

McKinney has boards and commissions that cover a variety of topics. From the Veterans Memorial Board to the McKinney Main Street Board, there's something for everyone.

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Summer Party at Apex Centre May 27

Apex Centre Summer Party

Enjoy the indoor and outdoor pools and slides (signed waiver required). There will be a live radio remote by KLAK 97.5 FM, tours of the facility and food trucks.

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Posted on: May 21, 2017

Beginning Genealogy Sunday June 4th

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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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Email your book club information to contact-library@mckinneytexas.org.

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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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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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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Posted on: May 9, 2017

Vote for Historic Downtown McKinney

Photo by: Patrizia Montanari Photography

Independent We Stand just announced that Historic Downtown McKinney has been named a top 25 quarterfinalist in the "America’s Main Streets" contest. Your votes got us through the first round of over 242 nominees, now we need you to VOTE ONCE A D...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

"Yeezy" shoes burglary

The McKinney Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred on May 4, 2017, which has been circulating on social media. While the investigation continues, we have arrested one male juvenile for burglary in this case. The juvenile has confirme...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Timothy Vidal Sexual Assault Case

Timothy Vidal

The McKinney Police Department is conducting an investigation of sexual assault of a child involving a local Martial Arts Instructor, Timothy Lee Vidal.

Timothy Vidal has been charged with Sexual Assault of a Child and is currently in the Collin County Jai...

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

Dr. Ozumba Update

The McKinney Police Department is continuing the investigation involving local Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Donald Okechukwu Ozumba. Dr. Ozumba is currently in the Collin County Jail on four additional counts of sexual assault.

As part of our continued investig...

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