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Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Friday - Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Dogs At The Library
Do dogs enjoy listening to stories? Help us and the 4-H Dog Club find out!

Your child can choose a book and a cozy place in the Children’s Room, then read to one of the dogs.

No sign-up required. This program will be offered on Tuesdays: October 14, November 11, January 13, and February 10, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Pumpkin Carving, Saturday, October 18th.


Computer sign-up begins Friday,  October 3. To sign-up, click on Calendar of Library Events
Reciprocal patrons are asked to register at the library and pay the required fee at that time. The session will be limited to 30 children. This is a very popular program, so plan to sign up early.  More information can be found here.


Homework Help





Mondays through Thursdays
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

No Homework Help on days that K-8 OR High School are off.

Tutoring Available
A few tutors are available to tutor Elementary, Middle school and Jr. High students in all subjects.  Apply for a tutor at the Children's Circulation Desk.  Parents will be notified if a tutor is available. 

High School and College Math Tutor  Available
Apply at the Children's Circulation Desk.  We will notify you if a tutor is available.


Chess Lessons and Game Playing
Come and learn how to play chess or if you're looking for a place to play, come and play with other chess enthusiasts!

Saturdays, from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.

October 11, and 25, November 8 and 22, and December 13.


What's on display @ the library
In
October?

South Window Display Case
Halloween Display - PPL

Cases by the North Entrance

Senior Expo
by Marshall County Council on Aging

Samaritan's Purse - Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world.

If you are interested in displaying a collection in the display cases, please contact the Rob at 936-2324, ext 122.

Cases by Children's Checkout
Fisher Price Superheroes Imaginext by Gabe and Ian Soike
 

If you are interested in displaying a child's collection in the children's display cases, please contact the children's department at 936-2324, ext 112.


Congratulations to the winners of our Primo Promos for Books video contest.
 


Will Mechling, April Bowen, and Kira Master

Follow these links to view the videos on YouTube:

Haunted Indiana   Will Mechling

Dear Julia   April Bowen

The Hollow Kingdom  Mindy Master

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Fall Children's Family Story Time
Sign up began on September 30 and is ongoing.

To sign up, go to the library calendar, go to the October calendar page and choose the day and time that works best for you.  Reciprocal patrons are asked to register at the library and pay the required fee at that time. 

Themes for each week can be found here.

Follow this link for more information.
 


Trick or Treat Open House at PPL

Saturday, October

25
th
, 1 - 3 p.m.

Laramore Rooms
A & B


Have a haunted good time at the Plymouth Public Library Trick or Treat Open House on October 25 from 1-3 pm, during the Downtown Trick or Treat event. Play carnival-style games for candy & prizes, pick up a cup of popcorn, and grab your treat bag! Boils and Ghouls of all ages welcome!

Parental supervision required
for those under eleven.


PAWWs (Plymouth Area Writers' Workshop)
The next class will convene on Thursday evening, November 6, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Laramore Meeting Room B.

Persons interested in discussing topics related to the craft of writing, in sharing manuscripts or works in progress, or in exploring ideas for developing their writing are welcome to join the group. 

 
PAWWs meets on the first Thursday of every month. 

Former English Department Chair and published author Anna Liechty will convene the group and serve as facilitator. For more information contact the library at 936-2324.


Knitting Group Meets At PPL
Come and knit or crochet with fellow stitchers. Don't know how? Come & learn. This group loves to knit & crochet and loves to share their knowledge and creations.
Location: Laramore Meeting Room B, 1:30 to 3:30, Saturday, October  11th.  This group meets the second Saturday of each month.


PPL Literacy Program
Learn to read in the library's reading program for adult learners.  Both tutors and students are needed.  If you would like to tutor or if you want to learn to read, contact Debbie Beck at the library, 936-2324, ext. 118. 


 

Thank Our Troops!

Operation Quiet Comfort needs thank you cards to put in their care packages.  We have cards available at the adult circulation desk.  All you have to do is write a little note saying "thank you", "get well soon" or "thinking of you".  You can address your note "Dear Hero", if you'd like.  When you are done, give your card to any staff member.  Follow this link to learn more about Quiet Comfort




Adult volunteers are needed to shelf read at the Plymouth Public Library. Come by yourself or with a friend to perform this valuable community service.

Contact Susan Mitchell at 936-2324


 

 

 

 

  

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Friends of  the Library
Our next meeting will be Monday, November 17, at 4:30 p.m. Friends Meeting Room.

Friends Page


 

Geek Time at PPL
Have questions about your computer or computer programs?  Are books and classes just not doing the trick? You might be in need of some "Geek Time".   Schedule a time to meet one on one with a Geek for FREE.  Bring your specific questions and devices- we'll do our best to help you understand technology.  Contact Rob in the Computer Room or give him a call at 936-2324 ext. 122
 


In the AV Department:
Video games are  available for check out!  Xbox, Wii, PS3 games.  Check out for 1 week for $2 per game, 2 game limit.  Find the Xbox list here and the Wii and PS3 list here.


 

Marshall County Book Club

The Marshall County Book Club will meet on Wednesday, November 5th, 6:00 p.m., in the Jim Neu Room discuss the book Catcher in the Rye  by J.D. Salinger.

Copies of the books are available in the computer room for check out. 

The Marshall County Book Club is a non-profit organization. Our goal is to provide a relaxed atmosphere for adults to discuss topics and books of interest. Everyone who loves reading and books is welcome to participate.


 

Templeton and Prunella
Be sure to stop by the Children's department and visit Templeton and Prunella, our Zebra Finches.  For more information on the life cycle of the Zebra Finch, please follow this link.

After visiting the birds, stop by the Children's checkout desk to stamp the visitor's record.


Monarch Butterfly Display
We had 13 caterpillars turn into butterflies this year.  Thank you for coming to visit them.

 



 


The Children's Room has a variety of activities for parents and youngsters! 

The Young Adult Room always has something going on for the Junior High and High School kids. 


Library Tote Bag Available
Looking for a great  present for an avid reader?  The library is selling tote bags.  Made in the USA, 15" W x 14" H x 4" Gusset, 22" x 1" handles, Large outside pocket. 

Can be purchased at either the Adult or Children's Circulation Desks.  Only $15.00


Grandma's Cookbook
The cookbook is a collection of family recipes submitted by local cooks.  Plymouth Public Library’s centennial commemorative
cookbook may be requested and printed for a small fee of $5. Request slips may be
 filled out at the Adult Circulation Desk.  All proceeds from the sale of these cookbooks go to the Friends of the Plymouth Public Library to help them bring quality programs (like our Summer Reading Program) to our library.

A cookbook is on display at the adult circulation desk.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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