Virtual Escape Room Challenge

The librarians are counting on you for aid in their escape from story time! Their only hope depends on the completion of the virtual escape room puzzle. Think you can do it? Accept the Escape Room challenge, by clicking the link below. There, you will find a series of puzzles as well as a familiar face. Enter the Escape Room here.


Open for Curbside Pick-Up, To- Go and Catering!

Welcome to Food for Thought Market and Cafe’!  We are a local coffee and sandwich shop that reside inside the Allen Public Library. Not only do we serve a wide-range of hand-crafted coffee drinks brought to you by local coffee roaster, Coffee del Rey. We serve homemade soups, sandwiches and salads. All made fresh inside our kitchen.

Curbside Pick- Up and To-GO

We are now open for Curbside Pick-Up!

Curbside Pick-up Instructions:

  • Call 972-908-2233 to place your order and schedule your pick-up time.
  • Curbside between 10am and 4pm at the Allen Public Library’s secondary entrance by the flagpoles.


We’ll be happy to help with your catering needs.

Send us an email with your catering inquiries at
Note: Catering requires 48-hour notice and availability.


Monday - Friday10:00 AM — 4:00 PM
Saturday - SundayClosed

Where We Are

We are located inside the main lobby of the Allen Public Library.

Curbside Pick-Up is located at the Allen Public Library’s secondary entrance by the flagpoles.

Allen Public Library

300 North Allen Drive

Allen, TX 75002