No Place For Hate Collection Launch

  The  No Place For Hate committee launched its collection of books and DVDs with a festive celebration on May 11th. This collection was established by Dr. Barry Meltzer as a way to promote the work of the  Plymouth Community No Place For Hate committee. After Dr. Meltzer’s passing in 2015, family, friends, and associates from near and […]

Music, Movies, Books Always Available with Hoopla Digital

The Hoopla Digital media service allows you to stream and download audiobooks, comics, eBooks, movies, music and television shows. You never have to wait to borrow any item through Hoopla, because more than one person can access the title at the same time. Download the free Hoopla mobile app on your Android, iOS or Kindle device to […]

Best Kids Books of 2015 – Check Them Out!

January is a big awards month for kids’ books – the new Caldecott (for best picture book) and Newbery (for best chapter book) Awards are named , among many others.  We were lucky to have Robert Zupperoli, Children’s Literature Specialist, present his list of the Best Books of 2015 for children, middle grade, and young adults at the library last […]

Civil War Letters Home to Plymouth

In 2011, library volunteer Don Dewey was asked to find what information he could about the 48 Civil War veterans who are were laid to rest in the cemetery on Burial Hill. The history of the town written by Plymouth’s great nineteenth-century historian, William T. Davis, makes mention of these men, along with the local […]

Lifelong Learning – Great Courses from Fitness to Fine Arts

  Plymouth Public Library is now offering an expanded selection of over 70 titles from The Great Courses series. Produced with the goal of creating engaging, immersive learning experiences for lifelong learners, these courses are available either in audio format on CDs or as DVDs. Subjects range from history to science, “better living”, fine arts & […]

Plymouth Tercentenary Photos now online

Now online: our Plymouth Tercentenary Photograph Collection of 159 historical photographs from 1920 and 1921 commemorating the 300th anniversary of the arrival of the Pilgrims.  The photos, all taken by local photographer Edward P. McLaughlin,  include scenes from the height of the celebration on August 1, 1921, when numerous dignitaries including President Warren G. Harding and a crowd estimated […]