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STEM - Make Light-Up Cards

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Make light-up cards!

Kids in Grades 4-8 are invited to join us on Thursday, December 8 @ 4 pm–5:30pm  to light up the winter solstice and learn about circuits. 

Call 734-453-0750 x4 or register online for this illuminating event!

Coming Soon: The Return of Books & Bites!

everythingeverthingJoin us for Books & Bites starting January 31st, 2017!

Register online or at Reader's Advisory, and get a copy (yours to keep) and then come back for discussion and snacks! Books can be picked up at the Reader's Advisory desk starting December 15th. 

The book is Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon, and tells the story of Maddy, a girl who’s allergic to the outside world. When a new family moves in next door, she begins a complicated adventure that challenges everything she's ever known. The narrative unfolds via vignettes, diary entries, texts, charts, lists, illustrations, and more.  

Have a book in mind that you'd like to read at Books & Bites? E-mail Sarah at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.!">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.! 

College Bound Books 2.0!

CBBC is going digital! Just pick up your book at the Reader's Advisory desk (yours to keep) and then log on to our PDL College Bound Goodreads page for discussion and more!

invisiblemanThe book is Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison. The nameless narrator of the novel describes growing up in a black community in the South, attending a Negro college from which he is expelled, moving to New York and becoming the chief spokesman of the Harlem branch of "the Brotherhood", and retreating amid violence and confusion to the basement lair of the Invisible Man he imagines himself to be.  

Discussion starts January 1st! 

STEM - Food for Thought

caviar1Kids in Grades 4-8:
Have fun with food on Thurs., Nov. 10, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

We will mix up some chemistry and biology for delicious fun! Use molecular chemistry to turn liquid juice balls into solid juice balls. Then we will try a few treats for our tastebuds and learn about the areas of our tongues.  

Register online or call 734-453-0750, option 4. Elementary school students (with later dismal times) are welcome to participate when they arrive before 4:45pm.

This program brought to you by Bosch, P-CCS STEM Academy, and the Friends of the Plymouth Library. 

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Teen Volunteer Orientation

Teens interested in volunteering to help us put away DVDs, CDs, and books can register for orientation and training session that best fits your schedule. Orientation sessions will be held on 

Saturday, December 10, 1:00 pm 

Wednesday, December 21, 7:00 pm

Saturday, January 7, 1:00 pm

 

Register in person, or by calling 734.453.0750, ext. 4, or click one of the dates above.

Please bring your completed Teen Volunteer Application.  Get a blank application at the Reader's Advisory Desk in the Library or print it now.

S.T.E.M. - DNA

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Kids in grades 4-8, join us for an exploration of DNA with students from Canton High School's S.T.E.M. Academy on Thursday, January 12 at 4:00-5:30 pm.

We will learn about DNA, extract DNA from plants and find out about the parts of DNA and how they work.

Sign-up is requested by phone at 734.453.0750, ext. 4, or online.

Celebrate the Day of the Dead

Tuesday, November 1, 3:30-5:00 PM

glitter_skull_maxCelebrate this important Mexican holiday known as Dia de Los Muertos (or Day of the Dead) by decorating skulls, making paper cuts or papel picado, listening to Mexican music and eating traditional foods. 

We will also have professional make-up artists here to show you how to make your own face into a "sugar skull". 

You MUST register in advance for this program. To register call 734-453-0750, press 4  or sign up online now.

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