Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The Plymouth Public Library's website has been redesigned to better help users navigate all the information the library can provide.
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Wednesday, January 30
Release from the Plymouth Public Library Visit the Plymouth Public Library’s new website at www.plymouthpubliclibrary.org. The site has been re-designed to better highlight all the great resources and activities at the library and to make it easier for visitors to find the information they are looking for. Use the quick “How Do I…?” links to find answers to common questions such as how to get a library card, manage your account, download eBooks, and more. Quick links to the Calendar of Events show at a glance what’s going on each day. Whether you need to do a quick search of the library catalog or manage your library account, you can get started right from the front page. Do you have something you would like us to purchase? Click on the…
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The flu is taking a toll across Massachusetts, here's a list of places you can get a flu shot.
1. The Plymouth Public Library hosts a Harry Potter Book Cub for children ages 9-12 from 4-5 p.m. in the Children's Room at the Main Branch. Talk about the first book in the series, Sorcerer's Stone, have a themed craft and snack and yes, parents are welcome to attend. You've got to register, so contact Youth Services at 508-830-4250 or email@example.com. 2. The flu is taking a toll across Massachusetts, here's a list of places in Plymouth whereyou can get a flu shot. 3.The American Liver Foundation still has spots available on its 2013 Run for Research Boston Marathon team. This year will mark the 25th year participating as a charity partner of the Boston Marathon. The Run for Research Team is dedicated to raising funds and awareness for…
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The flu is taking a toll across Massachusetts, here's a list of places you can get a flu shot
1. The Plymouth Public Library has a new website, and it's pretty awesome. It also has a mobile app. 2. The flu is taking a toll across Massachusetts, here's a list of places you can get a flu shot. 3.The American Liver Foundation still has spots available on its 2013 Run for Research Boston Marathon team. This year will mark the 25th year participating as a charity partner of the Boston Marathon. The Run for Research Team is dedicated to raising funds and awareness for the American Liver Foundation. It’s the perfect first marathon for anyone on the fence, or any one that’s struggling with keeping their fitness New Year resolutions. 4. The Arc of Greater Plymouth’s Employment Committee has again joined forces with The Cleanist to collect, …
Friday, September 7, 2012
The library offers story times for children from newborns to 6 years of age.
Friday, September 7, 2012
Caregivers and children age 18 months and younger are invited to sign up for Mother Goose on the Loose, a half hour story time filled with music, rhymes, stories and other activities designed to build early literacy skills. The program is offered three times a week in ten week sessions. On Mondays, the program is held at 10 a.m. at the Manomet Branch Library, 12 Strand Avenue. At the Main Library, 132 South Street, the program is held at 10:15 a.m. Wednesdays and again at 10:15 a.m. Thursdays. Space is limited and registration is required. Please contact the Youth Services Department for availability. Children age 3 years and younger with a caregiver are welcome to join us for Tots ‘n’ Tales, a half-hour lap-sit program with stories, songs…
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Bike trails, movies, and summer activities are what you ought to know today.
1. The Planning Department hosting a public hearing on potential bike paths in Plymouth and wants your input. The meeting takes place tonight at the Plymouth Public Library at 7 p.m. in the Fehlow Room. 2. Make sure you vote in our new "Best of Plymouth" readers' choice polls. We've got 18 catagories from best fried clams to hair stylist. Vote for your favorites! 3. Now playing at Plimoth Cinema: Bernie staring Jack Black, Shirely MacLaine and Matthew McConaughey. 4. Myles Standish State Forest has several events for kids and adults. Check out the calendar here. 5. Do you have a talent, opinion, or interest that you'd like to share? It's easy to Blog on Patch.
Monday, July 30, 2012
Gaze at the stars or go for a hike; two good ways to spend a Monday.
1. Professor Jeff Lane will present family-friendly planetarium shows in his portable planetarium today, July 30, at the Plymouth Public Library. Shows will begin every half hour, from 3 to 6 p.m. Lane is an astronomy lecturer for Curry College. He taught public school science for 36 years before turning to college astronomy. Star Lab, his portable planetarium, will take participants to the stars at the North Pole, then to the South Pacific island of Pago Pago, and end by returning to Plymouth’s own star-filled backyards. Stargazing with Bill Luzader, the library’s astronomer of record, and the South Shore Astronomy Society of Norwell, will begin in the Otto Fehlow Room at 7 p.m. Participants will be learning about the summer stars, so be …
Thursday, July 19, 2012
There are plenty of programs for adults, teens and kids happening this summer at the Plymouth Public Library.
The Stephen Page Jazz Trio will perform at 7 p.m., Monday, July 23, in the Otto Fehlow Meeting Room, Plymouth Public Library. This modern jazz performance will feature Stephen C. Page, piano; Nate Therrien, bass; and Eric von Oeyen, drums. Stephen C. Page has vast performing and teaching experience throughout New England and New York. Stephen received his B.A. in Jazz Studies from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, with a concentration in Jazz piano and contemporary improvisation. He has studied with a variety of teachers including Billy Taylor, Yusef Lateef, Andy LaVerne and Kenny Werner. Most notably Stephen had the opportunity to study with the renowned music educator Charlie Banacos extensively until his passing in 2009. Stephen …
Monday, July 16, 2012
Five things you need to know today: Monday, July 16.
1. Plymouth Public Library and the Manomet Branch Library are celebrating the 16th annual adults and seniors summer reading program from June 23 through Aug. 18. The 2012 program, Between the Covers, is geared to adults and seniors ages 19 to 99-plus. Grownups look forward to summer as much as kids do. The Plymouth Public Library has lots of ways to help you keep cool. This year, explore the question: what lies between the covers? Here’s how to participate in Between the Covers at the Plymouth Public Library. 2. Independence Mall is offering free fun science activities each week in the Center Court. Visit independencemall.com for a complete listing of events or call 781-582-2445. Today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., meet the Barn Babies Traveling…
Friday, June 22, 2012
It's finally Friday and here's some things you ought to know.
1. The weather won't be staggeringly hot today, but still whether you like hot weather or not, make sure you keep an eye on the kids, elderly and pets. 2. Teens are invited to participate in the 2012 Summer Reading Adventure, Own the Night, at the Plymouth Public Library and the Manomet Branch Library. Registration for the program begins Saturday, June 23, at the Summer Solstice Book Sale and Family Fun Day starting at 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. 3. Need some books for the kids to read this summer? Check out some suggestions on our book lists for preschoolers, elementary, middle and high schoolers. 4. Check out the family programs at Myles Standish State Forest: Something for (almost) everyone. 5. Do you have opinions? Be a blogger on Patch.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Today is Thursday and here are some things you ought to know.
1. The Plymouth Center for the Arts will present an oil painting demonstration by Sean Cassidy from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. Sean currently teaches at Bridgewater State University, and Quincy College. His most recent works have dealt with figurative subjects. His figurative work uses aerial maps and layers of thin glazes of oil to create an ethereal quality. Sean will give a 2 hour demo of his painting technique. His work can currently be seen at the Plymouth Center for the Arts, 11 North Street, Plymouth. The cost is $5 and the event is open to the public. Visit Sean’s website at www.seanjcassidy.com 2. Buy your tickets to a Scotch tasting at the Plymouth Masonic Lodge happening this Saturday. Scotch Tasting event with live music, hors d'…