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1969 moon landing picture

One Small Step

Saturday, July 20, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. Join us as we relive this moment in time. From 9:30 to 4:30 the library will be stepping back in time. Drop in to walk with astronauts using virtual reality and listen to Walter Cronkite’s broadcast of this historic event. All ages are welcome and no registration is required.

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Moon landing on television screen

Where were you on July 20th 1969?

Do you remember watching the moon landing and seeing those first fuzzy images? Tell us about your memories of that historic moment. Mail your notes to or fill out one of our memory sheets, available at every service desk. We will be posting them in our special moon landing display.

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Retro Gaming Day

Retro Gaming Day

Saturday, July 27 from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Celebrate arcade and console gaming from the 80’s and 90’s with this all-ages event. Play on vintage gaming consoles, including Atari, Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis and more.


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Vital Records

Using Those Vital and Not-So-Vital Records in Genealogy Research

Wednesday, July 31 at 7:00pm
Sign up online or call 734-453-0750 ext 4 to register

Discover how to locate and use information found in birth, death, marriage, and divorce records in your family history. NGS Magazine columnist Kathy Petlewski will discuss the history of vital records; when they became required by law in the United States, and the variety of data included on the forms. She’ll then review which genealogy databases are best to use for accessing historic images and indexes for these records. This class is for beginning as well as intermediate-level researchers.

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Elizabeth Berg

Meet Author Elizabeth Berg

Join us for an afternoon with author Elizabeth Berg!
Saturday, August 10 at 1:00pm
Sign up online or call 734-453-0750 ext 4 

Berg is the best-selling author of more than 30 books. Her novel OPEN HOUSE was an Oprah Winfrey Book Club selection. Three of her books were turned into television movies, and her books have been translated into 37 languages. Berg will offer readings from her “Happy” books – MAKE SOMEONE HAPPY, STILL HAPPY, and the forthcoming HAPPY TO BE HERE. She will also offer a sneak peek at her next novel, THE CONFESSION CLUB. Elizabeth will be joined by her faithful dog, Gabby.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Plymouth District Library.

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