Learn About the Library's Free Online Business Resources !
If you are a business person interested in learning how the Library's free online business products can help you, then plan to attend one of our informational sessions. They are scheduled for Tuesdays, August 26, 5-7 pm and September 23, 5-7 pm. Programs will be held in the Friends Room on the Main Level. Please plan to bring your laptops or tablet devices with you since this will be a hands-on learning experience. Register by phone at 734.453.0750, ext. 4, or online and let us know which session time is best for you. Business resources to be discussed include:
Information on 24 million U.S. businesses, 260 million U.S. consumers, 4 million U.S. new businesses and U.S. new movers/homeowners. Includes Canadian businesses.
Comprehensive business-to-consumer market data including company profiles, product/brand information with investment reports, rankings and market-share data.
ACT Strategies & Tips - next 3 Tuesdays
High school students are invited to attend a free 3-part ACT prep seminar on Tuesday, August 12, 19 and 26 from 3-4 p.m. Conducted by College Tutors of Ann Arbor, these seminars will prepare students for the four sections of the ACT exam, to be taken nationally on September 13. Attendees will work with real ACT tests, examine numerous problems and improve their knowledge in each section. Reserve a spot today - call 734-453-0750, ext 4 or sign up online.
It's almost summer vacation season and 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 109 arts and cultural organizations around the state participating in 2014, 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, the MI Big Green Gym, and Tickets & More, please visit our Michigan Activity Passes page. For a quick listing of the places included in MAP for 2014, see the new brochure!
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.
When you use Plymouth District Library's wireless network you have agreed to accept our Internet Use Policy.
Wireless access is provided using a public, unsecured network.