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Free Passes to Museums, Performances & Parks

Did you know that your library card can be your best travel companion? Discover hundreds of Michigan’s cultural destinations and natural attractions with your Michigan library card! You can “check out” FREE or discounted admission passes (or other exclusive offers) to hundreds of Michigan state parks, campgrounds, museums, trails, arts & cultural destinations, and more.

Staying near home this holiday season? Traveling in Michigan to visit friends and family? With 440+ participating destinations throughout the state, MAP truly offers something for everyone.

Detroit Zoo offers discounts for library patrons too. Grab your library card and “check out” these terrific zoo discounts.

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creative lab

Creative Lab – Now Open for Everyone!

The upper level computer lab is now open as the Creative Lab! Thanks to a grant from the State of Michigan, PDL has upgraded computers, installed the Adobe Creative Cloud, and has expanded printing options. The Creative Cloud allows users to manipulate and create any kind of media. Learn more about our new Creative Lab and upcoming classes.

The lab is open every day that the library is open and everyone is encouraged to drop in and try out these new programs.

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Ink and Bone

Books & Bites Teen Book Club

Grab a copy of the book each month from the Reader’s Advisory desk. If you attend the discussion, the book is yours to keep!

Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine
Tuesday, January 21, 2019 at 4:00 PM

Ruthless and supremely powerful, the Great Library is now a presence in every major city, governing the flow of knowledge to the masses. Alchemy allows the Library to deliver the content of the greatest works of history instantly—but the personal ownership of books is expressly forbidden.

Jess Brightwell believes in the value of the Library, but the majority of his knowledge comes from illegal books obtained by his family. Jess has been sent to be his family’s spy, but his loyalties are tested in the final months of his training to enter the Library’s service.

When his friend inadvertently commits heresy by creating a device that could change the world, Jess discovers that those who control the Great Library believe knowledge is more valuable than any human life—and soon both heretics and books will burn….

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Teens Dungeons and Dragons

Teens Only: Dungeons and Dragons

Wednesdays from 4 – 7 p.m.
January 15
January 29
February 7
February 21

Come all ye bards and barbarians! Is this your first campaign, or is it your hundredth? Are you interested in DM’ing (Dungeon Mastering) or just want to play a character? No matter the case, come and check out our Dungeons and Dragons group. Play with friends and make new ones, the game is entirely in your hands as you embark on epic journeys and ridiculous side quests. Be nice to your dice, and may the rolls be in your favor!

Help the library Dungeons and Dragons program by volunteering as a Dungeon Master (DM). No prior DM experience is required, but it is preferred.

Click here to apply!

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Inclusive Social Group

Inclusive Social Group

Teen Inclusive Social Group
Looking to expand your group of friends? Join us each month to meet new people in a supportive environment and watch your circle of friends grow. Trained peer volunteers host activities to help you get to know others. Youth, ages 11-17, of all abilities welcome.

Sign up online below and let us know about any accommodations you might need here.
Wednesday, January 22 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 19 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

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Libby by Overdrive

Macmillan Publishing to Restrict Library Ebook Purchases

Beginning November 1, 2019, Macmillan and their subsidiaries and imprints will restrict access to e-book purchases for libraries. Under the new policy, a library purchasing group will be restricted to one copy of new releases for two months. For Plymouth patrons, this will have a dramatic effect on wait times for new releases. Our library is in an Overdrive purchasing group organized by Midwest Collaborative for Library Services (MCLS). Under Macmillan’s new policy, the MCLS group will be limited to a single purchase to be shared by over 20 public libraries.

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Wilcox Foundation Annual Essay Contest 2020

The Wilcox Foundation sponsors academic scholarships to Plymouth and Canton Students, awarded through an essay contest. Each essay will receive either a first, second, or random draw designation. First place is $2,000, second is $1500, and random draw is $1,000. The scholarship awards must be used for post high school educational purposes.

The 2020 essay theme focuses on the lives of school age children between 1950 and 1960. Contest rules and essay specifics are described in more detail in this PDF file.

Essays must be submitted by Monday, April 13, 2020.

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