Davis Library in Plano celebrates 20th anniversary Aug. 4

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Davis Library, located at 7501-B Independence Parkway, Plano, will celebrate its 20th anniversary starting at 2 p.m. on Saturday. The free event will include crafts, activities and prize drawings. The library regularly holds events for the public, such as movie screenings, story time for children and other activities. www.plano.gov



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