Brain Friendly Science Programs
Enjoy brain-friendly science activities for children and information for parents and teachers sponsored by New Morning School - Plymouth MI. Children and adults will experience educational methods developed by Swiss scientist Jean Piaget and receive take-home materials for at-home fun. Free and open to the public. Children, ages 4 – 11, are welcome to attend with a parent or guardian. Teachers are also encouraged to participate.
Saturday, January 10, 2 – 3 p.m. Brain-friendly Science – Phun Physics
Investigate chromatography, watch out for parachute madness, and more in this “You’re-a- physicist” class.
Saturday, January 31, 2 – 3 p.m. Brain-friendly Science – Kitchen Chemistry
Test food for glucose and starch, make a Mentos geyser, and more in this “You’re-the-Chemist” class.
Saturday, March 7, 2 – 3 p.m.Brain-friendly Science – Super Sleuths
Decode codes, lift fingerprints, and more in this “You’re-the-Detective” class
Registration is limited to 25 children per class and begins one week prior to class. Register at the Youth Services Desk or by phone at 734-453-0750, # 5.
NHS Homework Help
NHS student tutors return to Plymouth Library on October 15 to provide tutoring for students in 3rd through 12th grades.
Tutoring will take place in the Teen Zone every Wednesday after school from 5:00pm-7:00pm and Thursday evenings from 6:00pm - 8:00pm.
This program is very popular, so it is advisable to call to schedule a time in advance at 734-453-0750, #4.
NHS tutors will also be at Canton Public Library on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 6pm-8pm for 15 minute, drop-in appointments. Tutors will be at the library when school is in session, not on breaks or snow days.
Thank you to the PCCS NHS for making this service available.
Love LEGOS? Drop in the first Thursday of the month from 4 - 5:30 pm to create LEGO masterpieces. No registration required, ages 5 and up.
December 4th, February 5th and March 5th
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
The Plymouth District Library is proud to be part of The 1000 Books Foundation and their program 1000 Books before Kindergarten. We will have information, reading logs and booklists to help get you started. Then every time your child reaches 100 books, come back to the Library, show us your reading log and get a small prize for your child.
Introducing Playaway Bookpacks!
Now the simplest way to read along with audiobooks comes to you from Playaway! Our new Bookpack program combines the simplicity of Playaway all-in-one digital audiobooks with print versions of the same books to make it easier than ever for library patrons and students to reap the benefits of reading along with audio.
Look for them on the lower level Youth floor between the audiobooks and the Media Kits. Or ask at the HELP desk.