February 17, 2021

Welcome to the Plymouth District Library online community
Overdrive Magazines Have Arrived
Now you can search for and read more than 3200 e-magazines in Overdrive. Titles can be borrowed like any book or audio title on Overdrive, but they don’t count toward your monthly 10 item limit!  

To browse magazines, do an advanced search and limit to format >> magazines; then you can further limit by subject (such as food & wine, health & fitness, sports, etc.)

Visit our YouTube channel for helpful “how-to” videos on accessing magazines
Bonus Borrows Are Back for February!
Are you quickly burning through your monthly Hoopla borrows? You’ll be happy to know that February is once again a “Bonus Borrows” month on Hoopla.

Hundreds of the best e-books, comics, tv shows, and movies can be enjoyed this month with no credit against your monthly Hoopla limit! Find Bonus Borrow collections in the Category section on the Hoopla website or in the Genre section of the Hoopla app or just click here for a complete list of Bonus Borrow titles.

All of these titles are available as bonuses until February 28, 2021.
Upcoming Events
Light Pollution with
MI Dark Skies
Thursday, Feb 25 at 7 p.m.
Do You Have Enough
Money to Retire?
Tuesday, March 2 at 7 p.m.
Teen Jackbox Games
on Zoom
Wednesday, March 3 at 10 a.m.
Also check out these events from the Northville District Library
RJ Spangler Jazz Trio - Wednesday, Feb 17 at 7 p.m.
Love Your Body with Plant-Based Nutrition - Tuesday, Feb 23 at 7 p.m.
Electric Cars: Past, Present and Future - Thursday, Feb 25 at 7 p.m.
Covid Vaccine Information - Monday, Mar 1 at 7 p.m.
Tax Updates
Michigan Tax Forms have now arrived and will be available on our porch, while supplies last, along with the Federal 1040 forms and instructions books.

Visit plymouthlibrary.org for details on how to print tax forms from home.

The AARP will be offering COVID-friendly tax preparation service for seniors and low-to-moderate income people by appointment only at Schoolcraft college.

Interested people should call 734-466-2148 to leave a message and someone will call them back to make an appointment.
Zoom Storytime March Session
Registration begins on Feb. 23 for the next six-week series of Zoom Family Storytime.

Choose the morning session, Tuesdays at 10 a.m., or the evening session, Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Series begins Tuesday, March 2.
StoryTime
Teens - Your Mystery Date Still Awaits
It's not too late to request a freebie. If you’d like to receive a free teen romance book, fill out the Google request form with your preferences.

The librarians will reach out to you to schedule pickup of one mystery yours-to-keep title; it’s like a blind date with a book!
Wilcox Foundation Essay Contest
High school seniors residing in the Plymouth Canton School District are invited to submit an essay for the Wilcox Foundation annual essay contest. The first place essay receives a $2,000 scholarship, second place receives $1,500, and the “Random Draw” entry is awarded $1,000. Scholarship awards must be used for post high school educational purposes, and are sent directly to your educational institution.

Essays are due by Monday, April 5, 2021. Full details and how to apply are available on The Wilcox Foundation web site.

Please see the library’s Genealogy and Local History page, as well as our catalog, for research portals, databases, and books on this year’s essay topic: comparing changes in everyday life resulting from the 1918 Influenza Pandemic with the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic.
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Each Saturday, we share a book, movie or music selection recommended by one of our staff members.
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Our Youth department posts these tiny tips every Sunday to help you foster a literacy-friendly environment, at home and while on-the-go.
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and how to access them.
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