Where Can You Find More Movies Than Netflix?

The Kanopy Streaming Video Collection offers what the New York Times calls “a garden of cinematic delights.” Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 titles, including award-winning documentaries and acclaimed films, rare and hard-to-find titles, and classic films, with collections from The Great Courses, Kino Lorber, and PBS among many others.  Videos from the Great Courses are […]

Here’s To Parades, Past and Present

Before the annual Thanksgiving Parade became a tradition in town, one of the grandest parades ever held in Plymouth (and the only one with a sitting President in the reviewing stand) took place on August 1, 1921, when a crowd estimated at over 100,000 gathered to view the “Pilgrim Spirit” Pageant and Parade. The parade […]

Literacy Program At Plymouth Public Library

The Library is home to a vital Literacy Program whose mission is to provide adults in the greater Plymouth area the opportunity to develop and improve the life skills and literacy skills needed to achieve personal growth, to further their education, to seek better employment, and to benefit their overall quality of life.  Visit plymouthliteracy.org […]

No Place For Hate Collection

The  No Place For Hate committee of the Town of Plymouth has worked with the Plymouth Public Library to create a collection of books and DVDs about social justice.  In 2016, the collection was greatly augmented by donations given in memory of Dr. Barry Meltzer, who originally established the collection to help further the work […]

Plymouth Cordage News – Now Online

Between 1945 and 1954, the Plymouth Cordage Company published a monthly company newsletter jam-packed with all sorts of information, ranging from updates on the rope industry to a wealth of employee related news, including announcements of hirings, retirements, births, engagements, weddings, and deaths (including many detailed obituaries). Working in collaboration with the Cordage Museum, the […]

Six Great Things

Using the library can save you *a lot of* money and who isn’t interested in that? Here are some ways you can save money by using the library instead of buying stuff yourself: 1. Get discounted trips to museums Plymouth Public Library offers museum and zoo passes. Click here to learn more. 2. Get free audio […]