Thursday, August 30, 2012
The Plymouth Public Library's Main Branch will be open from 12:30 to 5 p.m. every Sunday starting Sept. 9.
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Great news! The Plymouth Public Library will be in full swing with Sunday hours at the 132 South Street location beginning Sept. 9. We are open from 12:30 to 5 p.m. You can enjoy a quiet read in the periodicals section, browse the internet, and check out the latest books and audio/video materials, etc. Or, you can do your homework with the aid of our vast resources available through our extensive Reference Department. Or, if sports isn’t your thing, you can relax far away from the blaring T.V. set while using your wireless laptop. The Sunday hours run from the first Sunday after Labor Day through June, 2013 – so we look forward to seeing you soon. The Plymouth Public Library is fully handicapped accessible. Please call us with any …
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Professor Jeff's astronomy show will start every half-hour beginning at 3 p.m. until 6 p.m., Monday, July 30.
The Plymouth Public Library hosts a day and evening of universal wonders with Jeff Lane and Bill Luzader. Jeff Lane, also known as Professor Jeff, is an astronomy lecturer at Curry College. He currently teaches on Curry's Milton and Plymouth campuses. Jeff taught public school science for thirty-six years before "retiring" to teach college astronomy. Star Lab, Jeff's portable planetarium, will take participants to the stars at the North Pole, then to his favorite island, Pago Pago, and end the journey by returning to Plymouth's own star-filled backyards. Professor Jeff's show will start every half-hour beginning at 3 p.m. until 6 p.m., Monday, July 30. Bill Luzader is a member of the South Shore Astronomical Society and Stars Around New …
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 …
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Dr. Richard M. Shiff Forum presents: Jazz in June with Henry “thins” Francis, piano and John Clark, clarinet and alto sax at the Plymouth Public Library.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
The acclaimed Jazz Duo of Henry “thins” Francis and John Clark will perform a concert of classic hot jazz in the Otto Fehlow Meeting Room of the Plymouth Public Library at 7 p.m, Monday June 18, . They will concentrate on the rich source of music know as The Great American Songbook, encompassing music from Louis Armstrong to George Gershwin – from New Orleans to Broadway. Enjoy this exciting genre of music that evolved during the first half of the 20th century as you learn some history from the duo as well as fill your soul with music. The duo of pianist and clarinetist/saxophonist has been performing since 1996, offering programs of traditional jazz along with verbal commentary. Stylistically, they range from the beginnings of jazz …
Monday, March 19, 2012
The Weston Wind Quartet will perform at the Library tonight.
The Dr. Richard M. Shiff Forum presents the Weston Wind Quintet at 7 p.m. in the Otto Fehlow Meeting Room at the Plymouth Public Library. The Weston Wind Quintet was formed in 1967 by first chair woodwind players of the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra. This program is sponsored by the Plymouth Public Library Corporation, is free and no registration is required. The library is fully accessible; please let us know if you need special accommodations to attend. For further information, please contact Adult Services at 508-830-4250. TTY 508-747-5882 or visit our website at plymouthpubliclibrary.org for a calendar of our events.
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Dr. Richard M. Shiff Forum presents: The Weston Wind Quintet at the Plymouth Public Library
On Monday, March 19, 2012, The Dr. Richard M. Shiff Forum presents: Weston Wind Quintet at 7 p.m. in the Otto Fehlow Meeting Room at the Plymouth Public Library, 132 South Street, Plymouth. This evening of chamber music is dedicated to our dear friend, Dr. Shiff, in grateful appreciation for his commitment to ensuring cultural programming at the Library. The Weston Wind Quintet was formed in 1967 by first chair woodwind players of the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra. The members include Michael Tabak, flute, who studied with Ruth Freeman (Musica Aeterna Orchestra) at the Juilliard School of Music and has been principal flute with the Fine Arts Symphony. Mr. Tabak is a practicing attorney. Oboist Elizabeth England, is an active freelance …
Monday, March 5, 2012
It's Monday and here are some things you ought to know.
1. Genealogist Michael Brophy presents Irish Genealogy in New England at 7 p.m. in the Otto Fehlow Meeting Room, at the Plymouth Public Library, 132 South Street location. 2. There's a St. Patrick's Cooking Demo and lunch at the Irish Cultural Center in Canton next Saturday. 3. Get your tickets to Steel Magnolias produced by Plymouth Community Theatre next Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 4. Plimoth Plantation's annual Cleanup Day has been postponed due to rain until March 10. 5. Learn about the benefits of claiming your business's listing on Patch.
Friday, February 17, 2012
Kylie Smith's red velvet cupcakes won first place in the Junior Friends of the Plymouth Public Library's annual Cupid Confections Challenge.
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Friday, February 17, 2012
The Junior Friends of the Plymouth Public Library held the third annual Cupid’s Confections Challenge, Saturday, Feb. 4. The Junior Friends members baked many delectable treats including mini cheesecakes, red velve cupcakes, coconut chocolate fudge, cupcakes with sprinkles, chocolate chip cookies with a peanut butter cup center and strawberry frosted cupcakes. It was difficult to choose the best treat among such delicious offerings, yet in the end Kylie Smith and her red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting and chocolate hearts were the crowd favorite. This is Kylie’s second year winning the challenge and you can make her contest winning cupcakes with the recipe included below. The Junior Friends of the Plymouth Public Library is a …
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Still have those old phone books even though the kids haven't needed booster seats in, oh, 30 or 40 years? Take them to the Plymouth Public Library.
Do you have old Plymouth telephone books that date before 1970 and don’t know what to do with them? Then contact the Library. The Plymouth Collection -- the local history and genealogy resource of the Plymouth Public Library -- is collectingvintage Plymouth telephone books. Phone books are a fabulous source of information for both genealogists and local history researchers for these books annually include names, addresses, phone numbers, businesses, social groups, advertisements, maps, clubs and organizations of a community. Historically, the first phone book in the United States was a single 14 cm. x 21 cm. sheet which was issued in New Haven, CT in 1878. The oldest telephone books usually had nothing but text and decorative borders on …
Saturday, October 29, 2011
The Taste of the Town to benefit the Plymouth Public Library Foundation was a rousing success.
The Taste of the Town to benefit the Plymouth Public Library Foundation was a success with food, beer, and wine from more than a dozen local restaurants, a silent auction and the new "Book Pop."