Cookbooks are here! Grandma’s Cookbook, Plymouth Public Library’s
centennial commemorative cookbook, has arrived just in time for the
holidays! Pick up a copy at the circulation desk for only $5.00! All
proceeds from the sale of these cookbooks goes to the Friends of the
Plymouth Public Library to help them bring quality programs (like
our Summer Reading Program) to our library. The cookbook is a
collection of family recipes from local cooks. Pick one up and find
a new favorite for your family!
Dogs at the Library
Tuesday, January 14, Plymouth Public Library will again be "going to
the dogs". The Marshall County 4-H Dog Club students and their
gentle, well trained dogs will be in the Children’s Room ready to
listen to books being read to them. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Follow
for more information.
Lessons & Game Playing
Come and learn
how to play chess or if you are an experienced player, come and play
with other chess lovers!
Saturdays from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.
January 11th and 25th; February 8th and 22nd; March 8th and 22nd;
April 12th and 26th; May 10th and 24th;
In celebration of our
100th anniversary, we are having a drawing each month this year for a
character doll from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Sign up
in the AV department. Winners will be notified
immediately after each drawing.
Winner of the
Doll Giveaway is: Dylan Rhoads
What's on display @ the library
Cases by the North Entrance:
Marshall County Right to Life
Nutcracker Display by Diane Eveland
Small Case by Children's Checkout
Shells by Raquel Teutle
Large Case by Children's Checkout
Beanie Babies by Alexis Whitehurst
are interested in displaying your collection, please contact Rob
at 936-2324, ext. 122.
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
The Hollow Kingdom Mindy Master
Frosty Reader Adult
For all the readers out there, the Winter Adult Reading program sign
up started December 1st. There are prizes for signing up and 2
weekly prizes of a $10 Martin's Gift card.
for all the details.
Family Movie Time
ages are invited to attend a family movie. Bring your own food & drinks or
buy them at the library. Children under 11 years of age must be accompanied
by an adult.
No registration required. Just come and enjoy the movie. A list of the
movies to be shown can be picked up in the Children's Department.
Movies will be shown on Saturdays, at 1:00 p.m. in the Laramore Meeting
Rooms, December 14 and 21.
Present ...FREE DVD'S!!!!Friday,
DEC 20th through Friday , JAN 3. Come during Winter
Break...take home some movies, relax, and watch a whole season of
your favorite TV show...Breaking Bad? Downton Abbey? Walking Dead?
Homeland? We have them all!!!!
Moments at PPL
Our Centennial Celebration
Thursday, December 19th, with our
last Musical Moments concert. Take a break from the hustle and bustle
of the holidays with local musicians Liza and Mark Woolever!
This husband and wife team will have plenty of sing-a-long Christmas
carols as well as a few not-so-well-known songs of the season. So whether
you take a power nap, dance and sing, or play along on rhythm instruments,
come get your Holiday Cheer on with Liza and Mark!
Kids of all ages can make a cheerful holiday wreath (with tissue paper!) and
everyone can enjoy a hot cup of coffee or hot chocolate.
As always, everyone is welcome to attend and the performance, craft and
refreshments are FREE!!
The concert begins at 6:30 pm in the Laramore
rooms at the North end of the building. This concert is FREE and
everyone is welcome to attend. Come
support our local young musicians!
These performances are made
possible by the Friends of the Library.
PAWWs (Plymouth Area Writers' Workshop)
next class will convene on Thursday evening, January 9,
from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in Laramore 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.
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.
PPL Literacy Program
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
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
Contact Susan Mitchell at 936-2324
Library Events Calendar
Friends of the Library
Our next meeting will be Monday,
January 20, 4:30 p.m. Friends
Help @ PPL
is available on
Tuesdays & Thursdays,
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
New in the AV Department:
games are now available for check out! Xbox, Wii, PS3 games.
Check out for 1 week for $2 per game, 5 game limit. Find the
Marshall County Book Club
The Marshall County Book Club
will meet on Wednesday, January 8 and January 15, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., in
the Jim Neu Room, to discuss the book The Great Turning:
From Empire to Earth Community by David
Copies of the books are
available in the computer room for check out. One copy is
available on Overdrive also.
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
Light refreshments will be served.
Knitting Group Meets At PPL
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
Location: Laramore Meeting Room B, 1:30 to 3:30, Saturday, January 11.
This group meets the second Saturday of each month.
has a variety of activities for parents and youngsters!
Room always has something going on for the Junior High and High
During the fall, spring, and winter months, our
has classes for
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