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.

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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: July 21, 2017

McKinney Air Center welcomes new Interim Director

The City of McKinney has announced James Loomis will serve as Interim Director of the McKinney Air Center, the fixed based operator (FBO) that provides fuel and other services to aircraft at McKinney National Airport. Loomis began July 19.

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

McKinney earns AAA ratings from Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s

The City of McKinney received the highest ratings issued from two major credit rating agencies for its general obligation (GO) bonds. This is the first time the city has earned a Aaa rating from Moody’s and has once again received an AAA rating ...

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Posted on: July 19, 2017

McKinney wins statewide recognition for dam rehabilitation

Public Works Award

The City of McKinney is proud to announce they have been awarded one of the 2017 Public Works Projects of the Year by the Texas Chapter of the American Public Works Association for the recent completion of the rehabilitation of the Highland Lakes dam.

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Posted on: July 18, 2017

Oncor trimming trees near electric lines

In order to provide safe and reliable electric service to the city, Oncor performs regular tree trimming maintenance throughout the service area. Beginning in July, Oncor will begin their maintenance trim in McKinney. Through the duration of the project, ...

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

McKinney National Night Out is Tuesday, Aug. 1

Join the McKinney Police and Fire Departments for this year’s National Night Out celebration Tuesday, Aug. 1.

National Night Out is a way to increase neighborhood spirit, improve police and community partnerships and keep cities safer. Cities acr...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

McKinney hosts Fair Housing Assessment public hearing July 25

The City of McKinney and the McKinney Housing Authority invite the public to attend a hearing for the North Texas Regional Housing Assessment as community leaders examine challenges related to housing, employment, transportation and accessibility in the c...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Bonnie Went Park Phase II underway in McKinney

The City of McKinney Parks and Recreation Department has started construction on Phase II of Bonnie Wenk Park, the 170-acre park located along the Wilson Creek greenbelt. Phase II of the community park will include new concrete hike and bike trails, two a...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

City of McKinney Green Seminar shares tips to save money on irrigation

July is Smart Irrigation Month and the City of McKinney wants to help residents save money by promoting efficient water use. Traditionally July is the month of peak demand for outdoor water use as property owners’ over-water, unintentionally was...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

City of McKinney Council Chambers to undergo upgrades, meetings temporarily relocate

Starting July 19, the City of McKinney Council Chambers will undergo renovations to update its audio-visual equipment to provide high quality video streaming online. With the new upgrades, residents and stakeholders will be able to view live city meetings...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

MPAC presents the 2017 Summer Concert Series in downtown McKinney

The McKinney Performing Arts Center (MPAC) Summer Concert Series is shaping up to be an all-American kind of celebration with a dash of British flair. Larry Gatlin will headline the series followed by two other must-see concerts. The lineup includes the f...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Simpson Strong-Tie expands facilities in McKinney

The McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) announced Simpson Strong-Tie will expand its existing local manufacturing and warehouse facilities, which includes a new 98,000-square-foot warehouse, training center and additional office space in McKi...

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Posted on: July 3, 2017

Sprinkler system prevented major loss to Century Lake Forest Apartments

Kitchen fire

McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a structure fire incident June 24th at the Century Lake Forest Apartments located at 5201 Collin McKinney Parkway. Responding units discovered the fire sprinkler system had activated and had controlled and extin...

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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: 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: 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...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Assistance for Spanish-speakers in McKinney August 7

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: July 17, 2017

Experience Hawaii Right Here in McKinney on July 22

Hawaiian Night

Bring your ohana (family) and say aloha to friends old and new at Juanita Maxfield Pool for a cool, wet evening of tropical fun.

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Explore Downtown McKinney

Downtown Explorers Club

Kids can get outside and explore the community with the Downtown Explorers Club. Beginning July 4, pick up a passport at participating locations, earn all 14 stickers by August 12 and be rewarded with a free ice cream.

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

MPAC Summer Concert Series

Summer Concert Series

Attend all of them! Larry Gatlin July 21, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Bluegrass Band August 18 and Jack Ingram September 30 at MPAC. Where great music comes to play.

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Sid Hudson, Chief Information Officer, Talks Council Chamber Renovations

Director's Column

City Council Chambers are being updated with new audio-visual equipment. Residents will be able to watch meetings on mobile phones and tablets, as well as on cable and the city website.

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Spend an Evening with Friends, Family and McKinney's First Responders

National Night Out

National Night Out is an enjoyable way to increase neighborhood spirit, improve police-community partnerships and keep our city safer.

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Volunteer through VOLY.org

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Create an account to find volunteer opportunities at the library as well as throughout the city.

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Family Summer Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt

Family Summer Scavenger Hunt @ Roy and Helen Hall

Saturday, July 29, 2-4 p.m.

The Family Summer Scavenger Hunt is being hosted by Roy and Helen Hall's very own Teen Advisory Board. All families are welcome to participate in this exciting scavenger hunt that...

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Posted on: June 18, 2017

Expanded cloudLibrary

cloudLibrary

The Library is expanding its cloudLibrary collection, and patrons will now have access to over 28,000 eBooks and nearly 3,000 eAudiobooks. Reading or listening on the go has never been easier. Our expanded collection includes new and popular titles for ad...

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

2017 Summer Reading Program

2017 Summer Reading Program

Sign up and record your reading minutes from June 1 to August 11.

Earn badges along the way and a prize when you finish 600 minutes.

Attend fun events, get book recommendations and write your own reviews online.

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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 book at ...

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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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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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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: July 5, 2016

RBdigital eAudiobooks & eMagazines

RBdigital

RBdigital offers access to exclusive Recorded Books eAudiobooks, 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 create wish l...

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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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Police News Releases
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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