Mission of the Library
The mission of the Plymouth District Library is to help community residents meet their personal, educational, and professional information needs.
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Today, over 54,169 area residents are library cards holders and in 2015 a total of 352,716 people entered the Library for programming, borrowing materials, computer use and other activities.
In 2015, more than 899,000 items were circulated from the library.
Collections totaled more than 264,000 items in 2013.
Over 32,400 people attended meetings and programs at the Library - from storytimes to candidate forums to homeowners meetings.
The library is administered by an elected board of City and Township residents. Board Meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month and are open to the public.
Library Loan Periods
3 weeks for books on tape, CD-ROMs, video games, non-fiction DVDs and most books.
1 week for music CDs, video games, magazines, pamphlets, puppets, toys, & circulating encyclopedias .
OverDrive digital e-books and e-audiobooks are downloaded for three weeks with some renewals. The electronic file locks up after 21 days.
Hoopla digital e-books and e-audiobooks may be downloaded for three weeks but no renewals.
Hoopla music is downloaded for one week, and their digital movies and TV shows are downloaded for 72 hours.
Flipster digital magazines are either viewed online or downloaded for one week.
New DVDs & Blu-rays are on loan, free of charge, for one day. Most feature DVDs and Blu-Rays circulate for 7 days free of charge.
The following are the maximum number of items that may be checked out at any given time:
- Books: No Limit
- CDs: No Limit
- DVDs: No Limit
- Blu-Rays: 2
- CD-ROMS: 10
- Video Games:5
- OverDrive Digital Materials: 10
There is also a limit of 200 total items per library card.
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.