Five Things You Need to Know Today: Oct. 1

It's October already, check out what's happening at the library and more things you ought to know.

1. Brian Shelter explores the Great Plymouth Mail Robbery tonight at the Plymouth Public Library at 7 p.m.

2. Upload your best autumn pictures into Patch's weekly Photo Contest. The winner will receive a $75 gift card from Barnes and Noble.

3. The Plymouth North Basketball Association will hold signups for the upcoming 2012-2013 season from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at the Boys and Girls Club, located on Resnik Road. The PNBA is a youth basketball league for boys and girls in grades 2 through 8 who are residents of Plymouth. The PNBA offers a Drill for Skill program during the month of November with league play beginning in December. The registration fee includes the skills program, T-shirt, league play and playoffs, as well as a membership in the Plymouth Boys and Girls Club. Registration fees are $100 for one player, $160 for two players in a family, with a maximum of $200 for three or more players. Signup forms will be posted at www.pnhoops.com and will also be available at registration.

4. Registration for the Plymouth Girls Basketball League’s 2012-2013 season is now open. The PGBL is Plymouth’s only all-girl basketball league with four divisions from grades 2 to 8. This year there is a new instructional division for first- and second-grade girls that focuses on teaching the fundamentals of the game and basic basketball skills. Girls in the competitive divisions (grades 4 to 8) have one practice and one game each week. The league also sponsors travel teams for fifth- to eighth-grade girls. League play begins in December and registration including a game shirt for each player. Registration forms are available on the PGBL website at www.plymouthgirlsbasketball.org and are due by Oct. 31.

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