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

One Book, One County
The book selected for this year's county wide read, is "Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline. 

Discussion questions, can be found here.

Follow this link for a list of county wide events!

 


Kids Expo "What To Do This Summer"
Join us on April 19th at the Boys and Girls Club for a "Kids Expo".  We will be there with many other exhibitors to inform everyone about all the activities for kids going on this summer.  Follow this link for all the information on this great event!
Saturday, April 19th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Chess 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.
April 26th; May 10th and 24th;


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 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!


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   Amy Bowen

The Hollow Kingdom  Mindy Master

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Celebrate National Library Week
April 13th through April 19th

Click on the picture for more information.

Celebrate National Library Week by taking home books to fill up your bookshelves!


Sign-up started on Tuesday, April 1st.  Story time started on Tuesday, April 8th and runs for 4 weeks.  Sign up online on our Calendar of Library Events.  Follow this link for more details.  Spaces still available.


Join us on Sunday, April 27th as string students from Clara Woolley's Music Studio will be playing violin duets and solos with piano accompaniment. The public is welcome to attend to enjoy the music and learn about the value of music education.

1:30 to 3:00 p.m. in the Laramore Meeting Rooms


PAWWs (Plymouth Area Writers' Workshop)
The next class will convene on Thursday evening, May 1st, 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.


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, May  19, 4:30 p.m. Friends Meeting Room.

Friends Page


 

Geek Time at PPL
Are you in need of some Geek Time?  Are books and classes just not doing the trick?  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
 


 

Homework Help @ PPL
is available on
Tuesdays & Thursdays,
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.


 

 


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


 

Marshall County Book Club

 

The Marshall County Book Club will meet on Wednesday, May 7,  6:00 to 7:30 p.m., in the Jim Neu Room, to discuss the book  The Namesake byJhumpa Lahiri

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.

Light refreshments will be served.


Ladies of the Round Table

The Ladies of the Round Table will meet on Saturday, May 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Jim Neu Room to discuss the book I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou.

 

This book discussion group meets every six weeks on Saturdays.  They read fiction and nonfiction and welcome everyone to participate.  Come join us!


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, May 3rd.
 


What's on display @ the library
In
April?

South Window Display Case
Earth Day

Cases by the North Entrance
Young Adult Auction Items and Children's Garden Tea Party

Small Case by Children's Checkou
t
Hot Wheels by Gabe and Ian Soike
 

Large Case by Children's Checkout
Disney Cars by Kenny Martin
 

If you are interested in displaying your collection, please contact Rob at 936-2324, ext. 122.


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.


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. 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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