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Given by Plymouth District Library Staff in memory of Jack, our Reading Assistance Education Dog.

Book to be Plated:
Good Dog, by Dan Gemeinhart.

     Lower Level Picture Books: GEM

   good dog    

Given by The Huron Valley Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution.

Book Plated:
The Settlers of the Beekman Patent, Dutchess County, New York, Volume XII
, by Frank J. Doherty.

     Upper Level Genealogy Reference 929.374 D


In appreciation of Bethany Burge, The Senior Alliance / AAA1-C, Low Vision Info Session, February 1, 2018.

Book Plated:
Stay Fit For Life, by Joshua Kozak.

     Upper Level Non-Fiction: 613.71 K

   stay fit for life    

In appreciation of Ashley Howson, Kellogg Eye Center, Low Vision Info Session, January 4, 2018.

Book Plated:
Nutritious Delicious: Turbocharge Your Favorite Recipes with 50 Everyday Superfoods, by America's Test Kitchen.

     Upper Level Cookbooks: 

  nutritious delicious     

Given by Barbara Walker in memory of Ann Baber.


Given by the Plymouth Branch of the Woman's National Farm & Garden Association.


Given by the Sarah Ann Cochran Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Book Plated:
The Settlers of the Beekman Patent, Dutchess County, New York, Volume XI, by Frank J. Doherty.

     Upper Level Genealogy Reference 929.374 D


Given by Mr. Donald Stauffer.


Gift of the Margaret Dunning Memorial Fund, 2017.

Books Plated:

Classic Car: the definitive visual history, DK.

     Upper Level Nonfiction: 629.222 D

My Dad Had That Car: a nostalgic look at the American Automobile, 1920-1990, by Tad Burness.

     Upper Level Nonfiction: 629.222 B

Putting Wealth to Work: Philanthropy for Today or Investing for Tomorrow?, by Joel L. Fleishman.

     Upper Level Nonfiction: 361.74 F


classic car definitive


putting wealth to work


Gift of the Florence R. Hallam Memorial Fund, 2017.

Books Plated:

Timeless Journeys: travels to the world's legendary places, by National Geographic.

     Upper Level Nonfiction: Travel 910.4 N

Where the Wild Winds Are: Walking Europe's Winds from The Pennines to Provence, by Nick Hunt.

     Upper Level Nonfiction: Travel 914.045 H

  timeless journeys   wherewildwindsare

Gift of the Joan F. Healy Memorial Fund, 2017.

Book Plated:
In Pursuit of Memory: The fight Against Alzheimer's, by Joseph Jebelli.

     Upper Level Nonfiction: 616.831 J

  in pursuit of memory    

Gift of the Elizabeth Holmes Memorial Fund, 2017.

Book Plated:
A Christmas Return, by Anne Perry.

     Main Level Mystery: Perry

  a christmas return    

Gift of the Ruby Rudnick Memorial Fund, 2017.

Book Plated:
Garden Renovation: transform your tired garden into the garden of your dreams, by Bobbie Schwartz.

     Upper Level Gardening: 635 S

   garden renovation    

Gift of the Ann Springer Memorial Fund, 2017.

Books Plated:

Pigeon P.I., by Meg McLaren.

     Lower Level Youth Picture Book: JE McL

Slow Medicine: The Way To Healing, by Victoria Sweet.

     Upper Level Nonfiction: 610.92 S

  pigeon pi   slow medicine

In appreciation of Shirley Kadoura, Diabetes Health & Nutrition presentation, December 2, 2017.

Book Plated:
Diabetes Meals by the Plate: 90 Low-carb Meals to Mix & Match, by Jessie Shafer.

     Upper Level Nonfiction: Cooking 641.563 S

  diabetic meals    

In appreciation of the Jazz Foundation of America for sponsoring the Phil Hale Trio Rhapsody performance, December 3, 2017.


In appreciation of the Mary Thompson Foundation for sponsoring the Michigan Opera Theatre's Winter Serenade at the Plymouth District Library, December 11, 2017.


Given by Cheryl Hodges-Selden, 2017.

CD Plated:
Simply Christmas, by Leslie Odom Jr.

     Main Level CD Collection: Holiday O

  simply christmas odom    

Given by Walter A. Scherer in the name of Elizabeth M. Johnson, 2017.


Given by Wade & Judy Schultheiss in honor of Gail & Walter Scherer, 2017.

Books Plated:  All located Upper Level

Secret Lives of Color, by Kassia St. Clair, 155.91 S

War in 140 Characters: How Social Media is Reshaping Conflict in the Twenty-First Century,
by David Patrikarakos, 355.0202 P

Faberge and the Russian Crafts Tradition: an Empire's Legacy,
by Margaret Kelly Trombly, 709 T

Illuminating Women in the Medieval World,
by Christine Sciacca, 759 S

Great Jazz and Pop Vocal Albums,
by Will Friedwald, 781.65 F

The Written World: the Power of Stories to Shape People, History, Civilization,
by Martin Puchner, 809.9 P

What the Dog Saw and Other Adventuers,
by Malcolm Gladwell, 814.6 G

Great Hiking Trails of the World,
by Karen Berger, Travel 910.4 B

Archaeology: the Essential Guide to Our Human Past,
by Paul Bahn, 930.1 B

The Mayflower: the Families, the Voyage, and the Founding of America,
by Rebecca Fraser, 974.4 F


 secret lives color

faberge russian

great jazz pop

what dog saw



 war 140

illuminating women

written world

great hiking trails world

mayflower families


Given by Elizabeth Johnson in honor of Walter & Gail Scherer, 2017.


Given by Plymouth District Library Board and Staff in honor of Tony Sayers for years of dedication to the Plymouth District Library, 2017.

Books plated:

The Odyssey, by Homer, translated by Emily Wilson.

     Upper Level Nonfiction: 883.01 H

Complete Stories, by Kurt Vonnegut.

     Main Level: Fiction Vonnegut 


 odyssey homer wilson

vonnegut stories


In memory of Paul Hoff from Mr. Edward Furdak, 2017.

Books Plated:

Adobe InDesign CC, 2018 release, by Kelly Kordes Anton & Tina DeJarld.

     Upper Level Nonfiction: 006.68 Adobe InDesign

Adobe Illustrator CC, 2018 release, by Brian Wood.

     Upper Level Nonfiction:  006 68 Adobe Illus.

Adobe Photoshop CC, 2018 release, by Andrew Faulkner.

     Upper Level Nonfiction:  006.68 Adobe...


 adobe indesign

adobe illustrator

   adobe photoshop

In appreciation of Mary Ellen Daniel, Low Vision Info Session presentation, November 2, 2017.


Given by Anonymous, 2017.

Book Plated:
The Happiness Philosophers: the lives and works of the great utilitarians, by Bart Schultz.

     Upper Level Nonfiction: 144.6 S

  happiness philosophers    

Given by Dennis & Mary Kenealy in Memory of Catherine M. Kenealy, Loving Daughter & Sister, 1974-2015.



In memory of devoted volunteer and friend Judi Breault, whose service to the Plymouth District Library from 2009-2017 was invaluable.

Books Plated:

Ballparks: A Panoramic History, 5th ed., by Jim Sutton & Marc Sandalow.

The Year of the Pitcher: Bob Gibson, Denny McLain, and the end of Baseball's Golden Age, by Sridhar Pappu.

   ballparks panoramic   yearofthepitcher 

Given by New England Court Friends & Neighbors in Memory of Judi Breault, 2017.



Given by Plymouth District Library Staff in honor of Frank Ferguson on the occasion of his retirement, 2017.

Books Plated:

100 Things Every Homeowner Must Know: how to save money, solve problems, and improve your home, edited by Gary Wentz.

     Upper Level Nonfiction: Home 643.7 B

Ultimate Guide: Home Repair and Improvement, edited by Charles T. Byers.

     Upper Level Nonfiction: Home 643.7 R

Life 3.0: Behing Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, by Max Tegmark.

     Upper Level Nonfiction: 006.301 T


 100things homeowner

home repair


With thanks and appreciation to Carla Barrett, Board Member, Friends of the Plymouth District Library, 2010 - 2017.

Book Plated:
Novel Destinations: A Travel Guide to Literary Landmarks from Jane Austen's Bath to Ernest Hemingway's Key West, by Shannon McKenna Schmidt & Joni Rendon.

     Upper Level Nonfiction:  Travel 910.4 S 

  novel destinations     

Given by Plymouth District Library Staff in memory of Nick Vanderlaan, 2017.

Books Plated:

Glorious Shade: Dazzling Plants, Design Ideas, and Proven Techniques for Your Shady Garden, by Jenny Rose Carey.

     Upper Level Nonfiction: Gardening 635.9543 C

Gardening With Foliage First: 127 dazzling combinations that pair the beauty of leaves with flowers, bark, berries, and more, by Karen Chapman and Christina Salwitz.

     Upper Level Nonfiction: Gardening 635.975 C

Big Dreams, Small Garden: A Guide to Creating Something Extraordinary in Your Ordinary Space, by Marianne Willburn.

     Upper Level Nonfiction: Gardening 712 W




  bigdreams smallgarden

In appreciation of Bettie Hughes, MMAP Coordinator, TSA, Medicare presentations, October 5, 2017.

Book Plated:
Prescription for The Future: the twelve transformational practices of highly effective medical organizations, by Ezekiel J. Emanue

     Upper Level Nonfiction:  362.104 S

   prescription future    

Given by the Lollo, McClain, Oldani, Velkey and Ramos Families in memory of Courtney Patrice Gibbons, 2017.

Books plated:

Education of a Young Poet, by David Biespiel.

     Upper Level Nonfiction:  811.54 B

Where Now: New and Selected Poems, by Laura Kasischke.

     Upper Level Nonfiction:  811.54 K

  education poet   where now