The Plymouth District Library is seeking applicants to fill the following position: LIBRARY CIRCULATION CLERK- PART-TIME: 8 hrs/week plus some Sundays.
This position performs direct service to patrons at the circulation desk. Performs a wide variety of routine and occasionally complex clerical and computer work. This includes charge, discharge, renewal of library materials and receiving fines and fees. View the Library Circulation Clerk Job Description for additional explanation of duties.
Deadline for application is Friday, October 28 by 4 pm . See the Library Circulation Clerk Job Posting for more details on requirements and submission information.
November General Election Information 2016
Election Day is Tuesday, November 8th. Know before you go! View your ballot ahead of time by visiting the Michigan Secretary of State's Voter Information Site - michigan.gov/vote.
The League of Women Voters site, Vote411.org, offers information on national, state, and local election ballot proposals and candidates.
For information on those running for Plymouth District Library Board of Trustees , please see the Candidate statements on our Friends Page.
Annie Sullivan Speaks
Thursday, November 3, at 1:00 p.m.
Veteran educator, actor, and motivational speaker Collette Cullen performs as Annie Sullivan Macy, Helen Keller's teacher, narrating Annie's early life, the obstacles she overcame, and her vision for Helen and the world. While riveting, humorous and thought provoking, the presentation is also an historical and philosophical overview of America's most famous teacher/student duo. Come to understand what Helen Keller meant by referring to the day she met her teacher as her soul's birthday. Sign-up online.
Tabletop Game Day for all Ages
Saturday, November 5, 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!
Money & Retirement
Allocating Your 401k for Retirement
Monday, November 7, at 10:00 a.m.
Retirees and soon-to-be retirees learn to smartly & efficiently distribute income from retirement plans, and the impact on beneficiaries of inheriting a 401k versus an IRA. Sign-up online.
All About Required Minimum Distributions
Thursday, November 17, at 10:00 a.m.
Learn about distribution options, calculations, coordination within asset portfolio, tax implications, and simplified management of required minimum distributions. Sign-up online.
Both session presented by Patrick Shope, CWS®, Shope & Associates, LLC.
Mellow Monday - Adult Coloring
Monday, November 7, 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.
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.
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.
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.