Posted on: April 28, 2017

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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: April 28, 2017

Apex Centre Activity Guide

Apex Centre 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

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

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Texas Wine

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Art in All Forms

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

McKinney named Tree City USA for 14 consecutive year

The City of McKinney has once again been named a Tree City USA community for the 14th consecutive year for its commitment to effective urban forest management.

The Tree City USA program is sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation in partnership with the U.S. ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

McKinney celebrates Building Safety Month in May

The City of McKinney Building Inspections Department celebrates Building Safety Month during the month of May to improve public safety and awareness about building codes. Mayor Brian Loughmiller will issue a proclamation at the City Council meeting May 2....

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

McKinney residents now eligible for SETH 5 Star Texas Advantage Program

The City of McKinney Housing and Community Development Department has announced that the city has been added to the Southeast Texas Housing Finance Corporation (SETH) 5 Star Texas Advantage Program.

The SETH 5 Star Program makes homeownership possible for ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Cultural Music Series begins May 6 in McKinney

McKinney’s Parks and Recreation Department will kick off its annual Cultural Music Series beginning May 6 with a Cinco De Mayo Fiesta. The final concert for this season is on June 24 and will feature Texas country favorites. The series, in its f...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

City of McKinney hosts camps throughout the summer

The City of McKinney is offering an assortment of summer camp fun keep children entertained, active and learning all summer long. Programs are designed to allow children to grow physically, socially and culturally.

Parks and Recreation Camps, Old Settler&a...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

McKinney City Council selects DCTA as public transit service provider

City Council is taking steps re-establish limited public transportation services in the McKinney Urbanized Area by selecting Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) as its service provider during their Monday meeting. Upon completion of the contract...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Law enforcement agencies partner for Drug Take Back event

The City of McKinney has partnered with the Collin County Sheriff’s Office to participate in the national Drug Enforcement Administration’s Drug Take-Back event Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event takes place at the Cit...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

How to become a McKinney firefighter

Do you have an interest in a career as a professional firefighter? Would you like to work for the McKinney Fire Department (MFD) but aren’t quite sure where to start? Find out more as the MFD hosts a pre-employment informational workshop May 18 at 6 p.m. ...

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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: 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: February 15, 2017

Residential fire in McKinney results in moderate damage

McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a single-story residential structure fire at 10:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at 607 S. Church St. after a neighbor called 911 and reported a fire in the backyard that was spreading to the residence. MFD units responded with ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Fire at Stonegate Apartments

McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a multi-residential structure fire Feb. 13. Approximately 41 MFD personnel, 19 apparatus’s responded under a 2nd Alarm call, and including the investigators from the Fire Marshal’s office res...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Apartment fire in McKinney results in significant damage

Ashton Oaks

McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a multi-family structure fire Feb. 8 at Ashton Oaks Apartments, 2003 Skyline Dr., shortly before 9 p.m. Tenants reported heavy smoke and flames going up the side of one of the apartments patio walls. Arriving MF...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Residential fire in McKinney results in substantial damage

Structure Fire

McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a two-story residential structure fire Feb. 10 at 8116 Yellowstone Dr. just after 2 a.m. Arriving MFD units reported the homeowner was trying to put out the fire with a garden hose. A passerby called 911 and MFD...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

Fire Sprinkler System Prevents Major Damage to Apartment Complex, Days After Another Structure Fire

Orion Apartments Structure Fire

McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a multi-family structure fire Feb. 7, just days after another apartment complex fire. Tenants reported heavy smoke throughout Orion McKinney Apartments, 2508 Collin McKinney Pkwy., just after midnight. Respondin...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

Sprinkler System Prevented Major Damage to McKinney Apartment Complex

Treymore Apartments Structure Fire

McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a multi-family structure fire Feb. 4 at Treymore of McKinney Apartments, 901 S. Wilson Creek Blvd. Responding units discovered the fire sprinkler system had activated and extinguished the grease fire in the kitc...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Burn Awareness Week Focuses on Burn Injuries

A pot of coffee, a bath and a burning fireplace all have the potential to cause one of the most common accident: burns. National Burn Awareness Week is Feb. 5-11 and the McKinney Fire Department (MFD), in cooperation with the American Burn Association (AB...

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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: October 31, 2016

Sprinkler system prevented major damage to McKinney business

McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to an incident Oct. 28 at Sherwin Williams, 310 N. Central Expressway, and discovered a fire sprinkler system had activated and was controlling an electrical fire in the rear of the store. Two sprinkler heads are c...Read on...

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: April 24, 2017

Take the Budget Survey

Give Your Input for the city's 2018 budget

You can now give your input about City of McKinney budget priorities to the city from the comfort of your home. Take the survey and let your voice be heard.

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Community Garage Sale and Craft Fair May 6

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Find your treasures close to home. Shop at the Community Garage Sale and Craft Fair.

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Enjoy a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta May 6

Cultural Music Series

McKinney's Parks and Recreation Department presents the 2017 Cultural Music Series. May 6 is the Cinco de Mayo Fiesta. June 10 is African Heritage and June 24 is Lone Star Style. Enjoy them all!

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Safely Dispose of Unused or Expired Prescription Drugs

Drug Take-Back Event

Spring clean your medicine cabinet and bring unneeded prescription drugs to McKinney's annual Drug Take-Back Event for safe disposal.

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Posted on: April 24, 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: April 24, 2017

Assistance to Spanish-speakers in McKinney May 8

UNIDOS

Spanish-speaking residents can learn about resources, get information and find help. Meetings are conducted entirely in Spanish.

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Family Game Day at JJGL May 6

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The Teen Advisory Board of the John & Judy Gay Library is hosting Family Game Day at the Library! All ages are welcome to come and play Four Square, Giant Connect 4, Giant Jenga, Dominoes, Twister and more.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

11 a.m.-2 p.m.

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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: April 18, 2017

Friends of the Library May Review

Gifted Hands: The Fascinating Life of Dr. Ben Carson

The Friends review Gifted Hands: The Fascinating Life of Dr. Ben Carson, the youngest Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery at John Hopkins Hospital and the first to successfully separate Siamese twins joined at the head.

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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 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: February 16, 2017

NextReads Newsletters for All Interests

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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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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: 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.

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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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