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Have We Got a Story For You!

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Frisco, Texas (September 11, 2017)–Two thousand fourth graders, two professional liars, and a couple of talented kids walk into a packed arena…. Nope. It’s not the start of a joke. It’s what happens every year when the Lone Star Storytelling Festival brings the community together to share the laughter, lessons, and joy that only a well-told story can bring. On October …

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This Is What The Future Looks Like

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Winner of Frisco Library Boot Camp Presents to EDC Board FRISCO, TEXAS (August 23, 2017) — Sid, a seventh grader, had a really cool idea for an app. It would be called SafeNow and would function as a beacon to help parents know where their kids are at all times. Thanks to the Business Boot Camp for Teens cosponsored by …

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 Frisco Library’s 2nd Annual Grow-A-Reader Workshop: August 12

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Free day of training for parents and teachers of young children FRISCO, TEXAS (July 20, 2017) — Discover how to plant the seeds of successful early literacy education at Frisco Public Library’s Second Annual Grow a Reader Day. The event, on Saturday, August 12th, from 9am – 5pm offers participants the chance to earn up to six hours of Continuing Professional Education …

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Mustang Creek Estates of Frisco visited Tadlock Elementary today to celebrate Read Across America Day!

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The residents of Mustang Creek Estates of Frisco shared one of their favorite pastimes with the younger generation during Read Across America Day, an annual reading motivation program sponsored by the National Education Association. The residents wore their Dr. Seuss hats and visit each kindergarten and first grade class at Tadlock Elementary in Frisco. At the event, they shared their …

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Cobb and Wakeland Libraries Combine Reading and Exercise

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Quickly passing are the days when reading was a sedentary activity. Curling up in a comfy chair with a book can be relaxing, but sometimes readers want to be healthier. The libraries at Cobb Middle School and Wakeland High School offer students and staff the chance to read and ride for maximum health benefits to the mind and body. “Research …

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Introducing: The ‘Ready to Read Railroad’

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The second floor of the Frisco Public Library has a new addition – meant to keep kids ‘on track’ toward developing early literacy skills. Last month, the Ready to Read Railroad debuted on the Children’s Floor. The space is meant to help children ages five and under develop active learning skills. Learn more by visiting friscolibrary.com/librarytrain. The project is part of …

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Plant The Seeds Of Early Learning At The Grow A Reader Workshop

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  Free day of training for parents and teachers of young children   FRISCO, TEXAS (July 12, 2016) — You can make early literacy feel like child’s play!  Frisco Public Library is hosting a full day of free early learning workshops on August 13th from 9am-5pm.  Local librarians and guests from across the country will lead seminars throughout the day.  Parents, …

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Frisco Seniors and Children Participate in Read Across America Day with Dr. Seuss-Themed Activities

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Read Across America Day is an annual holiday associated with the reading motivation program sponsored by the National Education Association. The holiday encourages children in every community to celebrate reading on Dr. Seuss’s birthday by getting together and reading some of his classic books. Along with millions of others across the United States, the residents at Mustang Creek Estates of …

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Frisco Public Library Offers Sensory Story Time

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FRISCO, TEXAS (October 26, 2015) — Frisco Public Library is proud to introduce a story time class specifically designed for families with children age eight and younger who are prone to sensory overload.  The 45-minute session will include books, songs, sensory activities, and the opportunity to explore educational play options geared to this audience.   “We hope families with children on the …