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  • AARP Tax Appts

    Plymouth District Library is no longer accepting requests for AARP TaxAide appointments, as we are currently doing callbacks to fill the few remaining spots. For information regarding other AARP TaxAide locations, please visit the AARP Tax Aide Locator for Wayne County.

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  • February 2024 Library Board Meeting

    Meeting starts at 7:30 pm in the Friends Board Room. The meeting will be open for participation both in-person at the library and online via zoom (details below). To Join Zoom Meeting use this link:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84949591404 Meeting ID: 849 4959 1404Password: 99536543 Or call this number: 651-372-8299 View or download the digital packet using the links… Read…

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  • Black History Month: Hidden Figures

    In honor of Black History Month and the visiting exhibit from The Automotive Hall of Fame (AHoF) called Achievement that the library is hosting all month long, we’ve decided to honor some of the many stories of African American achievement and innovation that often get lost to history.

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  • January 2024 Library Board Meeting

    Meeting starts at 7:30 pm in the Friends Board Room. The meeting will be open for participation both in-person at the library and online via zoom (details below). To Join Zoom Meeting use this link:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84949591404 Meeting ID: 849 4959 1404Password: 99536543 Or call this number: 651-372-8299 View or download the digital packet using the links… Read…

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  • New Year, New Storytimes!

    Literacy development begins at birth. Reading aloud to children helps build brain connections during the first 5 years of their life. Reading to babies and young children is the single most important thing one can do to help prepare them for learning and reading. Here at Plymouth District Library we strive to provide early literacy… Read…

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  • Hiring Youth Services Librarian

    Plymouth District Library is now accepting applications for a Full Time Youth Services Librarian.  We are looking for an experienced candidate to support programming and oversee our beloved picture book collection.  Come join a vibrant team in an established institution with tons of community support. Salary range is set at $48,500 – $59,400 (placement commensurate… Read…

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  • New Outdoor Items in Library of Things

    PDL cardholders will be happy to know that several new outdoor items are now available for loan from PDL’s Library of Things: a bird watching kit, a metal detector and hiking poles. To borrow these items, look for the Outdoor Collection display on the end of the main floor adventure movies.

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  • Curbside Service Ending

    As of January 1, the library will no longer offer “curbside”/porch pickup of holds. Please come in to find your items on the holdshelf near the main stairwell.

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  • Holiday Closures

    The library will be closed for the New Year holiday on December 31 and January 1. Our digital collections are available 24/7. Happy holidays!

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  • PDL Staff Best of 2023

    They’re simply the best. Better than all the rest. Better than anything. Anything we’ve ever read (or watched). Here’s our staff’s picks for the best books, TV, and movies of 2023!

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  • Holiday HAPPYnings

    Everyone knows it’s the “season of giving” and at the library it’s also the season of making, exploring and snuggling in with a great holiday read.   Holiday magic in the lab kicked off in November with adults making countdown calendars of laser-cut wood.  The magic continues on December 2 with an invite for all… Read…

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  • PDL Wrapped 2023

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year! That’s right, it’s Spotify Wrapped season. Here at PDL we’ve got a staff full of audiophiles who are so excited to share their top artists and albums of 2023!

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  • Our App is Out of Order!

    Earlier this morning, we received word that the vendor who operates the library’s mobile app is no longer supporting the product, and hundreds of library apps across the country became inoperable overnight without any warning. Yikes! We know that our community loves to interact with us through the mobile app– over 5,000 people per month… Read…

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  • Request for proposal: social work services

    Plymouth District Library is issuing a Request for Proposal for contracted social work services to support library staff in public program development and implementation, to provide staff training on issues relating to behavior management, social services, and trauma-informed approaches to public service, and to consult on the development of resources to better serve our community. … Read…

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  • Native American Heritage Month

    Native American Heritage Month has been recognized each November since the turn of the century. You can read more about it at the Native American Heritage Month government homepage. Celebrate this year with a great read from this family book list!

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  • Library Appreciation Month

    Governor Whitmer has officially proclaimed October 2023 to be Library Appreciation Month. Plymouth District Library welcomes this opportunity for Michiganders to recognize all the good that libraries do for their communities! Here at PDL, we are lucky to hear appreciation from our patrons all throughout the year!  The best thing about working at events out… Read…

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  • Authentic Selves Exhibit

    by Shauna Anderson, Director Libraries across the country have been caught in the crosshairs of a cultural backlash against the trans community. Here at PDL, we have experienced that firsthand, so I was thrilled when members of the Plymouth-Canton PFLAG chapter reached out about bringing the Authentic Selves exhibit to our community.   This exhibit,… Read…

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  • Spooktacular October

    Something spooky is in the air at the library and the staff has got the Halloween spirit!  Both our calendar and our display shelves are primed and ready to help you enjoy the creepiest of months!  Shelves on all three floors are dripping with spooky reads for kids, teens and adults. Grab a cider or… Read…

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  • Let Freedom Read!

    Banned Books Week has been celebrated since 1982 when a coalition of organizations responded to a surge in book challenges by instituting an annual week which highlights the value of free and open access to information. In years past, we, along with many other libraries and book-loving groups, have used this week to highlight some… Read…

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  • Planning ahead for retirement

    For much of our lives, fall heralds the Back-to-School season, but once you reach a certain age, fall becomes Medicare Open Enrollment season.  This fall, we are highlighting Retirement and all the various ways to prepare to thrive during this special time of life. We have programs on everything from managing your income needs to… Read…

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