Medicare 101 Video now available
Just in case you were unable to attend the September 27th session with Bettie Hughes from The Senior Alliance, Area Agency on Aging 1-C, we made a video of her talk. Find it on the Library's YouTube channel. We also have Bettie's slide presentation available on our site.
Don't forget, we still have openings in our Medicare Part D workshops held on Tuesday mornings at 10am on November 8, 15, 22 and 29. Participants will be provided with a printout comparing top three prescription drug plans and instructions on how to enroll in the plan you choose. Bring your prescriptions with you!! Library staff will facilitate your individualized search. Registration is mandatory since we work one-on-one with participants and class size is limited.
Mellow Monday Adult Coloring
Monday, October 3, at 7:00 p.m.
Unwind with us on Mellow Monday. Grab a coloring page, a beverage, a cookie or two, and relax while enjoying background music and casual conversation. Supplies and refreshments courtesy of Friends of the Library. Sign-up online.
Global Climate Change
The Last 2.5 Million Years
Wednesday, October 5, at 7:00 p.m.
John M. Zawiskie, Geologist and Paleontologist from Cranbrook Institute of Science and Wayne State University, explores factors responsible for major climate shifts and the impact on landforms and surface geology. Sign-up online. Sponsored by Friends of the Library and the Bosch Community Fund.
Low Vision Info Session
Thursday, October 6, at 1:00 p.m.
Drop-in to our social & informative monthly gatherings (first Thursdays), open to anyone with low vision, and their caregivers, family and friends. We share advice on coping skills and adaptive technologies in a supportive atmosphere. Topic: Medicare. Guest Speaker from TSA/AAA 1-C.
Tabletop Game Day - All Ages
Saturday, October 8, from 1 - 4 p.m.
Spend an afternoon at the Library playing tabletop board and card games for adults, teens, and game-loving kids! Games include Quirkle, Forbidden Island and Ticket to Ride, as well as classics like Scrabble and Clue, or bring your own. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Drop-in!
Monday, October 10, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Theme: Fall Cards. This adult workshop is for beginners or experienced crafters who like to create. Participants make their own unique versions of demonstrated projects. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Sign-up online.
A Two-Part Money Management Seminar
Making Retirement Work For You
Thursday, October 13 & 20, at 6:30 p.m.
Intended for individuals planning to retire within the next ten years, this two-session course will lead you step-by-step through the retirement planning process. You will use your own financial information to prepare for yourself a customized retirement plan. Discussion topics include: budget, income sources, health care, long-term care, social security and estate planning. Presented by Paula Swain, CFP®, Swain Financial LLC, Plymouth. Sign-up online.
Star Wars Reads Day
Saturday, October 15. Fun for the Whole Family!
Costumes are encouraged. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.
Sign-up for Craft Sessions by calling us at 734.453.0750, ext. 5.
|Face Painting||11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (drop-in)|
|Crafts (ages 5-12 with family)||11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (sign-up)|
|1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (sign-up)|
|3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (sign-up)|
|Star Wars Trivia||1:30 p.m. (drop-in)|
|Star Wars Snacks +
Teen & Family Fun
|11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.|
|Photobooth||11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.|
English Language Learners (ELL) Conversation Group
Mondays, 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Drop-in to our informal and friendly group meetings held every Monday, facilitated by native English speakers from the Library and the Community Literacy Council. Friends of the Library provide refreshments.
No matter what season of the year, it's time to start discovering the museums and other activities around the state of Michigan. Just go online and print off free or discounted passes to over 414 cultural, historical and outdoor venues across the state including Greenmead Historical Park in Livonia, Chippewa Nature Center in Midland , University of Michigan Museum of Natural History, Waterford Historic Village and many others. For more information on the MAP program, and Tickets & More, please visit our Michigan Activity Passes page. For a quick listing of the places included in MAP for 2016, see the new brochures for Lower Mitten, Upper Mitten, and Upper Peninsula activities.
Free Tutorials on Popular Internet Topics
TechBoomers is a free site that offers over 40 short courses on the Internet's hottest websites and topics, from social networks and online marketplaces to information directories and even resources & tools for Internet safety & privacy.
Curious about using Dropbox, Facebook, Skype or Google Docs? This is the perfect place to see step-by-step instructions along with lots of screenshots.
Mouse over Research on the black menu bar at the top of this page and select TechBoomers from the pulldown menu or go to https://techboomers.com to take advantage of this great resourse!
Need to brush up on your computer skills or prepare for college entrance exams? Are you curious about digital photography, planting a vegetable garden or starting your genealogy? Is real estate investing or book publishing a dream you've wanted to pursue? Then take two hours a week and try some Gale Courses (formerlyLearn4Life) classes in these and many other subject areas! The Library now offers over 325 different courses. Take each class entirely over the Internet whenever you want -whether from work, home, school, or elsewhere...24/7, 365 days a year! Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin monthly. Best of all, they are free to Plymouth residents!
All you need is a computer with Internet access and your valid Plymouth District Library card. Just select the Research tab at the top of this page and use the pull-down menu to see the Gale Courses option. Select that link and create a free account. Use this account to get your free passcode used when you register for a class.
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Wireless access is provided using a public, unsecured network.