Local Artist Silent
paintings by local artist Ed DiCharia
are being offered for auction.
The proceeds will benefit the Children's Department.
Bids may be turned in at the Adult Circulation Desk. The high
bidder will be announced on
July 14, during our 100th Birthday Party Open House.
All bids must be in by 5:30 p.m. on July 13.
The paintings are on display by the
Adult Circulation Desk.
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
Into Summer Reading
Sign up starts on May 31.
Follow these links for all the information:
June Activities and Calendar.
July Activites and Calendar.
YA Summer Reading Program
Beneath the Surface
Sign up starts May 31.
here for all the details!
The Top Ten
Reasons to Sign Up For The YA Summer Reading Program
Games Survivalist Program
As part of the YA Summer Reading Program, the library will be
sponsoring a Young Adult Survivalist Program for grades 6-12. Creek
Stewart of Willow Haven Outdoor will be coming on Monday, June 10
from 1:00-3:00. Creek is from Anderson, IN and runs survivalist
programs at a facility there. He developed this program based off of
the popular Hunger Games series to help young adults learn some
basic survival skills. More information and sign up dates can be
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 April
Doll Giveaway is:
Paul Wierbonics, Jr.
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
Centennial Commemorative Cookbook
our 100th anniversary
Friends of the Library are putting together a commemorative
was your favorite thing to eat when you went to Grandma’s house? Are
you a grandma (or grandpa!) who makes a dish the family craves?
Share your best recipes at Plymouth Public Library and they will be
in our 100th anniversary commemorative cookbook.
To maintain a nostalgic feel, recipes with microwave directions will
not be included. Recipes in the book will be credited to the cook
whose name appears on the recipe form or, if you specify, in memory
of the original cook.
Forms are available at the circulation desks or fill one out online
by following this link.
Recipes must be turned in by
August 1st. Cookbooks will be available in November, just in
time for Thanksgiving.
Moments at PPL
Our Centennial Celebration
continues on Thursday, June 20th, with our next Musical Moments concert.
Senter Stage Dance studio will be
performing. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the performance starts
at 6:30. This concert is free for anyone who would like
to attend. If you would like more information, please call the library at
These performances are made
possible by the Friends of the Library.
Watch some of the performances here.
PAWWs (Plymouth Area Writers' Workshop)
next class will convene on Thursday evening, June 6,
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.
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
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.
What's on display @ the library
South Entrance display window:
Cases by the North Entrance:
YA Auction Items
Large & Small Cases by Children's Checkout
are interested in displaying your collection, please contact Rob
at 936-2324, ext. 122.
Library Events Calendar
Friends of the Library
Our next meeting will be Tuesday,
May 20, 4:00 p.m. Friends
Marshall County Book Club
to celebrate our 100th anniversary, the book club will read and discuss books written in the year 1913.
link to see the complete list.
The Marshall County Book Club
will meet on Thursday, June 6, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., in
the Jim Neu Room, to discuss the book The Patchwork Girl of Oz by
L. Frank Baum.
Books for checkout are available
the computer room.
eBooks are also available in Kindle and Epub format on
Overdrive or at
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, May 18.
This group meets the second Saturday of each month.
to watch live streaming of our birds, Templeton and Prunella.
the username and password is “viewing”.)
To watch the live streaming, QuickTime
must be installed on your computer. Download QuickTime
Works best with Microsoft
If you are in the library watch
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
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