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Youth & Families

We love helping your children grow and learn. Check out our events and collections for the support you need as a family.

Join us for Storytime

BabyTime

Babytime is a 15-minute story, song and rhyme time, followed by a 30-minute playtime. This program is for babies ages six to 24 months and their caregiver. Only the caregiver and baby may attend. No registration required.

Play and Learn Storytime

Storytime will include stories, songs, rhymes and more that encourage development of early literacy skills in young children. This storytime is perfect for children who prefer a cozy atmosphere. Recommended for ages 2-5 and their families. No registration required.

Super sized Storytime

We’re super-sizing our Family Storytime. Join us in the Dunning Room on the main level for the same storytime you know and love but SUPER-SIZED! We’ll have more room to wiggle and sing and more room for friends. Storytime includes a mix of books, songs, and activities for children ages 2-5 with their families. Registration is not required.

Kindergarten Bootcamp

Storytime will include a mix of books, songs, and activities for children ages 4-5; kids will attend alone to help prepare for a classroom setting. Caregiver must remain on the Youth Lower Level. No registration required.

Updates

  • Introducing Alex!

    Meet one of our Interns, Alex, and learn about what she has learned and hopes to learn from us here at PDL! She has also shared some of her favorite books.

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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…

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teen listens to emerging reader reading aloud
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tween girls read together on couch

Upcoming Events

Sun Apr 14 @ 02:00 PM Jigsaw Puzzle Competition for Adults & Families
Grab some family or friends and join us for a jigsaw puzzle competition. You may compete with up to 6 people per team. A two-hour time limit is given, and each team will receive the same 750-piece puzzle. Whoever completes their puzzle first, (or who can complete the most in 2 hours) wins!   This event is intended for adults and/or families.  There must be a minimum of one adult…

Mon Apr 15 @ 06:30 PM Create Your Own Junk Journal!
Come down to the Storytime Room this Earth Month to create a Junk Journal - a fun, sustainable scrapbook for you to record your thoughts and hold onto treasured knickknacks! Using magazines, scrap paper, and even old library books, you can create a wonderful and waste-free keepsake.  This craft is fun for the whole family, though younger kids may need a little grown-up assistance. No…

Wed May 1 @ 10:30 AM Super-Sized Storytime! (Ages 2-5)
We’re super-sizing our Family Storytime. Join us in the Dunning Room on the main level for the same storytime you know and love but SUPER-SIZED! We’ll have more room to wiggle and sing and more room for friends. Storytime includes a mix of books, songs, and activities for children ages 2-5 with their families. Registration is not required.

New books in the youth department