August 18, 2021

Welcome to the Plymouth District Library online community
Summer Connection “Thank You” to the Friends of the Library
Friends of the Library
Our Summer Connection program has come to an end, and we would like to extend a special “thank you” to the Friends of the Plymouth District Library. 

The Friends’ support helped us to provide great virtual programming and prizes to more than 700 adult, teen and youth program participants. 
Upcoming Events
Home Downsizing
Thursday, August 19
7 p.m. on Zoom
Low Vision
Wednesday, Sept 1
1pm at the library
DIA Suffrage
Thursday, Sept 2
7 p.m. on Zoom
Plus enjoy these events offered by the Northville District Library
Thursday Trivia Night
Thursday, Aug 19
7 p.m. on Zoom
Google Drive
Thursday, Aug 19
11 a.m. on Zoom
Jason GOng
Tuesdays, Aug 17, 24 & 31 7 p.m. on Zoom
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
1000 Books
Want to get your little one set for literacy success? 
Get motivated to read to them more with the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program.  Does 1000 books sound hard? Not really if you think about it. If you read just 1 book a night, you will have read about 365 books in a year. That is 730 books in two years and 1,095 books in three years. If you consider that most children start kindergarten at around 5 years of age, you have more time than you think.

Pick up a paper log to keep track, or use Beanstack to log your books online; you can also download the Beanstack Tracker app from Google Play or the App Store. Show your log at the library each time you reach 100, 200, 300, etc. to receive fun stickers and bookmarks. (But the real prize is a love of reading in your child!)
Rainbow Loom Kits & Leftover Crafts for Teens
Rainbow Loom
Stop by the Reader’s Advisory desk to grab your rainbow loom bracelet kit. While you’re there, check out the leftover craft kits from earlier this year.

Once they’re gone, they’re gone... so stop by the Help Desk at the library and choose some creative fun!
Help for Job Seekers
Job and Career
Are you heading back to the work force or seeking to take a new step in your job or career? 

Our website has so many resources to support you! Under the RESEARCH & LEARN tab, you will find a link to our JOB & CAREER page. There you’ll find tools to help with resumes and cover letters as well as tips on interviewing skills and interview practice helps. You’ll also find links to local labor resources like Michigan Works and the Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity. 
 
Need help researching a company that you will be interviewing with? Ask our librarians for help navigating the general research databases to find articles and information to help you arrive to your interview informed.
Graphic Novel Book Club - for readers, ages 8 - 12! 
Graphic Novel Club
The way of the Hive
This online discussion will be held via Zoom on the
first Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m.

This month's book is The Way of the Hive: A Honey Bee's Story by Jay Hosler.

Once you register, you will be notified when your bag with your book and any additional supplies will be available for you on the hold shelf.

You will receive an email with the Zoom meeting information when registration is complete.

This program is limited to 12 kids.
Book Clubs Kits
Is your neighborhood book club getting ready to ramp back up for fall? Did you know that the Library has two kinds of kits to support you? 

  • At the library, you can find Traditional Book Club kits for checkout that come in a bag. The bag includes 10 copies of the book and a folder with study questions/conversation starters to get the meeting rolling.
  • Available online are e-Book Club Kits which provide support materials to help you guide a discussion of an e-book title. All e-book club kits are based on titles available on Hoopla, so there is no wait for the e-books to become available and all readers can read at once. 

A list of available titles for both of these collections can be found on the BOOKS, MOVIES and MORE tab of our website. Happy reading!
Ebooks
Plymouth District Library
734-453-0750
Plymouth District Library ~ 223 S Main Street ~ Plymouth, MI 48170 ~ 734-453-0750

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