Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Read Harry Potter at the library, or find a job at the Career Center today, June 19.
1. The Plymouth Career Center is hosting a career fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, June 19. For a list of employers and more details go to Plymouthcareercenter.org. Take plenty of resumes and dress for success. 2. This summer at the Plymouth Public Library Main Branch, read Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince in June and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in July, from 4 to 5 p.m. today. For ages 7-12. Registration is required. 3. Registration for the Plymouth Girls Basketball League’s 2013-2014 season is now open. The PGBL is Plymouth’s only all-girl basketball league with four divisions serving grades 2 to 8. The instructional division is open to all first- and second-grade girls with the focus on teaching the fundamentals …
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
The Plymouth Public Library's main and Manomet branches will host dozens of programs for the whole family this summer.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Take the kids to the library today to see many of the DPW's trucks and more.
Thursday, May 23
The Plymouth Department of Public Works will hold the eighth annual DPW Day at the Plymouth Public Library, rain or shine, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. The theme for this year’s National Public Works Week is “Because of Public Works.” DPW Day will feature a display of public works equipment – including a bucket truck, a loader, a sweeper truck, a plow and much more – in the library parking lot at 132 South St. The library’s Otto Fehlow meeting room will feature department displays with maps and materials important to the infrastructure of the town of Plymouth – roads, bridges, signals, mapping, the beaches and much more. Plymouth’s DPW is composed of the engineering, highway, parks, water, sewer, cemetery, recreation and environmental; …
Monday, May 6, 2013
Hat Trick Theatre of Plymouth will hold auditions for performances of Agatha Christie’s "The Mousetrap" at 7 p.m. tonight at Kendall Hall in First Parish Church.
1. Michael Paduch will share his skill and teach you how to design container gardens at the Plymouth Public Library from 7 to 8:30 p.m. tonight. He will demonstrate how to select the types of flowers and plants that will work for you as well as display some types of containers that will inspire you to put on your gardening gloves, pull out the trowel and start digging. Display plants, flowers and containers from the program will be available for purchase at the conclusion of the evening. Paduch owns and operates Crystal Lake Garden Shop and Greenhouses at 19 West Street in Carver, MA. The family greenhouse has been growing thriving, flowering plants for over 50 years specializing in unusual flowers and garden plants that are easy to grow …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The Plymouth Public Library is honored by the South Shore Community Action Council for its "food for fines" program.
The Plymouth Public Library is among several Plymouth organizations honored by the South Shore Community Action at its Local Heroes Awards night last week. Each year, the SSCAC acknowledges people and organizations for their contributions to the council's efforts and calls them local heroes. "Local Heroes award is all about witnessing those marvelous local residents who make this a wonderful community," Executive Director Pat Daley told WATD. The Plymouth Public Library's collected aproximately 2,500 pounds of food last year through its food for fines program. Patrons may choose to donate food instead of paying a fine for overdue books. Linda Fitzgerald the librarian who heads up public services credited the people at the circulation desk …
Monday, March 25, 2013
The Plymouth Public Library hosts events and activities for Plymouth residents of all ages.
Chess by Any Other Name Join the Plymouth Public Library in April for a series of Chess Education and Match Play Programs led by William Petrillo, a member of the United States Chess Federation and a class instructor for USA Chess. This free program, for children and teenagers ages 6-18, will take place at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 17; Thursday, April 18; and Friday, April 19. It will feature several aspects of chess play, such as the basic rules and strategies of chess, learning the history of the game, and tips for more advanced play. The sessions will culminate with a graduation tournament on the final day of the program. Participants must register for this program. Registration will begin on April 3 and includes all three sessions. Harry…
Monday, March 11, 2013
The Plymouth Public Library's Main Branch has opened its non-fiction stacks.
1. The Plymouth Public library's main branch opened its non-fiction stacks March 9. The wing has been closed for three weeks; since a pipe burst after the February blizzard. Re-shelving everything is still an on-going process and all of the books may not be perfectly back in place. "Please bear with us as we continue working on this section in the weeks ahead," was posted on the library's website. 2. Jordan Hospital will host the American Cancer Society’s “Look Good, Feel Better” program from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday, March 11, in the Breast Center Conference Room, at 275 Sandwich St., Plymouth. Look Good, Feel Better is offered through a partnership of the American Cancer Society, the Personal Care Products Council Foundation and the …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
A broken pipe flooded the non-fiction section of the Plymouth Public Library, damaging approximately 700 books.
A broken pipe caused a flood that damaged more than 600 books at the Plymouth Public Library Sunday. The flood was discovered around 1 p.m. Sunday in the non-fiction section at the main branch on South Street, according to Dinah O'Brien, the town's director of community services. "We lost approximately 700 volumes. We are still working out the cost," O'Brien said. "As of now, the area is closed off. The collection is being moved, shelves taken down and carpet replaced. After the affected areas are cleaned up we will reinstall the shelves, restore the ceiling and carpets and put the collection back." O'Brien said the work should take about two weeks to complete.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Here's a list of upcoming events at the Manomet Branch Library, from a celebration of hot chocolate to a writers' workshop.
Thursday, January 31
Hot chocolate has been a favorite beverage for centuries! Join us at the Manomet Branch Library, 12 Strand Avenue, at 2:30 p.m. ,Saturday, Feb. 9, for a program celebrating hot chocolate. Learn more about the history of hot chocolate and sample some cocoas with special flavorings. Also, learn how to make your own instant cocoa mix to keep on hand for cold winter nights. No registration is necessary for this free program. For more information for this event, contact the Manomet Branch Librarian at 508-830-4185, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. History enthusiasts are encouraged to join us for an engaging discussion of important topics of the past at our History Book Group. The group meets one Thursday a month at 4 p.m. to discuss the month’s …
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…