Photo of book covers in a rainbow frame with text - Celebrate Pride month with a free LGBTQIA+ Book

Teens Celebrate Pride With A Free Book

Teens can celebrate PRIDE month with a free book to keep. Of course, all the books feature LGBTQIA+ characters and authors. Come to the Help Desk (near the DVDs) anytime in June to select your book. Or complete this form and we’ll pick one out for you and put it on the hold shelf for you to pick up at curbside.

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picture of owl with a scarf and text: Owl Post Pen Pals

Teen Owl Pen Pals & Stationery Kit

Plymouth District Library is partnering with Northville District Library to create a magical pen pal experience for up to 15 teen participants. Sign up by June 21 to participate in our Owl Post Pen al program and form a meaningful connection with someone new from another community.

You write-a-letter-to-get-a-letter, so pick up your quill and parchment writing set at the library and get started.

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Youth Social Media Challenge!

Take a picture of your young reader sharing a book with an animal and post it to social media. Tag us and use #PDLTales2Tails.

No pet? No problem! Stuffed animals and shelter animals enjoy books too. You can even snap a pic with our stuffies on the Youth floor.

Send your pictures to and we’ll put them on our website. See all submissions here.

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Garage Sale Sign

101 Tips for Maximizing Garage Sale Revenue

Wednesday, July 7; 7PM

This program will be live via Zoom. Please register to receive your Zoom access.

Garage Sale season is upon us, but the days of just putting a “Garage Sale” sign on your front lawn are long past in today’s Internet and Social Media world. In this session Mike will share tips and strategies designed to help you make more money at your next garage sale.

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A Michigan Man in WWI

Michigan History: A Michigan Man in WWI – Henry Grimm – Motor Transport Corp

Wednesday, July 14; 7PM.  This event is online only, please register to receive Zoom Access.

Henry Grimm was born in Detroit in 1895.  When he was still a boy his family moved to what is now Livonia and the family began farming.  On reaching adulthood, Henry spent winters working in Detroit and summers working on the farm. On September 7, 1917, he took and passed his draft ‘examination’.

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Urban Farming in Detroit

Tuesday, July 27; 7PM.  This event is online only. Please register to receive the Zoom login information.

The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization that seeks to engage members of the community in sustainable agriculture. They believe that challenges unique to urban communities like Detroit (e.g., vacant land, food security) present a unique opportunity for community-supported agriculture. They hope to empower urban communities by using agriculture as a platform to promote education, sustainability, and community while simultaneously reducing socioeconomic disparity.

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