Mark Your Calendar: Spring Classes Featuring Finances, College, & Careers

Plano Public Library is offering a series of programs this spring focusing on financial literacy, college, and career & business. All programs are free and no registration is required unless otherwise noted.

Financial Literacy Programs
Other programs in the Money Smart series include Saving for Retirement and Medicare 101. For details, please see the Spring 2019 Engage Brochure.

  • Building Wealth
    Haggard Library, Saturday, March 30, 10:30am
    You can create personal wealth. It’s possible to meet your financial goals. By choosing to budget, save, and invest, you can pay off debt, send your child to college, buy a comfortable home, start a business, save for retirement, and put money away for a rainy day. Join us for an introductory workshop of financial literacy based on curriculum created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.


College Prep Programs
*For students grades 9-12; advanced registration required.

  • College Entrance Exams – ACT*
    Parr Library, Saturday, January 12, 10:30am – 3:30pm
    Take an actual test and find out right away how you can improve. The test is followed by a 1-hour tutorial and runs through lunchtime. Bring snacks and a bottle of water with you. Presented by More Than a Teacher.
  • College Entrance Exams – SAT*
    Haggard Library, Saturday, March 16, 10:30am – 3:30pm
    Take an actual test and find out right away how you can improve. The test is followed by a 1-hour tutorial and runs through lunchtime. Bring snacks and a bottle of water with you. Presented by More Than a Teacher.
  • Paying for College
    Davis Library, Monday, February 18, 6:30pm
    College can be expensive, how are you going to pay for it? Students and parents can learn about the different methods available to help cover the cost of attending college. Presented in partnership with Bank of America.

Career & Business Programs

  • Job Search Seminar
    Davis Library, Saturday, February 2, 10:00am
    Get tips on creating your resume and preparing for a successful interview. Learn about library resources that will help you research business, find a job online, and improve your e-skills.

 

Check out the Engage brochure for Spring 2019 for even more classes, programs, and resources!

Post Author: Sarah O'Pella