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									  March/April/May 2011
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Just in time for spring Everyone’s Reading…The Lincoln Lawyer
Sustainable                                                                           In March and April,              Read with us — and join the conversation.
Landscaping Series                                                                    the Plymouth District
                                                                                      Library will participate
                                                                                                                       The Brown Bag Books Discussion Group will meet to
                                                                                                                       discuss the book on Wednesday, March 23 at noon and
Join Jeremy Christianson of Michigan Landscape                                        in Everyone’s Reading,
                                                                                                                       the Contemporary Books Discussion Group will meet on
Design Services as he presents a series of five                                       the one-book community
                                                                                                                       April 12 at 7:30 p.m. No registration is necessary to
workshops on various aspects of sustainable landscape                                 reading program
                                                                                                                       participate. Copies of The Lincoln Lawyer can be checked
design. Sign-up is requested at 734.453.0750, ext. 4,                                 sponsored by Metro
                                                                                                                       out at the Library. Reading guides will also be available.
or online at plymouthlibrary.org.                                                     Detroit public libraries
                                                                                      in Oakland and Wayne             Once you’ve read the book, see the movie! The
Sustainable Landscape Design –                                                        counties. Everyone’s             Lincoln Lawyer, starring Matthew McConaughey as
Thursday, April 7, 7 p.m.                                                             Reading promotes public          Mickey Haller, opens in movie theaters in March. As
                                                              Michael Connelly        dialogue through the
Take advantage of professional design tips for planting                                                                part of the Everyone’s Reading activities, the Library
                                                           shared experience of reading and discussing the             will be giving away tickets to see this fast-paced
your garden. From renovation to new landscape
                                                           same book with friends, neighbors, and community            thriller. Contact the Library at 734.453.0750. ext. 4 for
construction, these techniques will save you money
                                                           members. Additional programs will be offered by the         more information about our ticket give-away.
and increase the beauty of your landscape.
                                                           Library to enhance the reading experience.
                                                                                                                       Readers are also invited to hear the author, Michael
Rain Gardens, Live Walls & Drainage –                      This year’s selection is The Lincoln Lawyer by best-        Connelly speak about his life, his crime reporting and
Thursday, April 14, 7 p.m.                                 selling author Michael Connelly. Connelly has set           writing careers, and his experiences with the criminal
Discuss the design, placement, and construction of         the standard for writing well-paced, well-plotted, and      justice system, when he appears at the Birmingham
these systems. Learn how to decrease storm water           well-crafted crime fiction. Best known for his series       Community House on Thursday, April 14 at 2 p.m.
runoff and increase water filtration, and about rain       featuring Harry Bosch, Connelly has created a new           and The Berman Theatre at the Jewish Community
barrels and other storm water management techniques.       hero in defense attorney Mickey Haller, who operates        Center, West Bloomfield on Thursday, April 14 at 7:30
                                                           out of the backseat of his Lincoln Town car, and            p.m. Tickets are free, but in limited quantity, contact
Sustainable Hardscape Products –                           advertises on bus benches in high crime areas. As           the Library at 734.453.0750, ext.4 for ticket availability.
Thursday, April 21, 7 p.m.                                 cynical as he is, he maintains a tiny bit of integrity
                                                           which gets him into big trouble when he accepts the         Take a literary ride with us, and enjoy the intrigue,
Learn about new hardscape products such as                                                                             drama and suspense of The Lincoln Lawyer.
                                                           defense of a young man who just might be innocent.
permeable brick pavers, green roofs, and live walls.

Sustainable Plants –
                                                           Local Author Fair
                                                                                                                       Rhapsody
Thursday, April 28, 7 p.m.
Topics include: Right Plant, Right Place — how to
                                                           Saturday, April 2, 1 p.m.
select the proper plant material for sustainability; and
Proper Tree and Shrub Planting — techniques the pros
                                                                                                                                                    Music at the Library
                                                           Meet authors from your community at your Plymouth
use to install plant material efficiently and properly.    District Library!
                                                                                                                       Celebration Youth
Sustainable Maintenance Practices                          Our Local Author Fair provides a forum for local
in the Built Landscape –                                   authors to meet each other and members of the               Orchestras
Thursday, May 5, 7 p.m.                                    community, share their work and their stories, make         Sunday, April 10, 3 p.m.
                                                           connections, and sell books. Visit with the authors
Learn the proper maintenance techniques needed to          beginning at 1 p.m. Short formal presentations begin        Join us for a recital of classical music performed by
manage a sustainable landscape. This seminar also          at 1:30 p.m. These presentations may reflect plot           students from the Celebration Youth Orchestras, an
covers how to more efficiently manage your current         summary, or biographical material, or inspiration for       education program of the Plymouth Canton Symphony
landscape in a greener fashion and touches on low          the story, or difficulties of getting published, and so     Society under the direction of Nan Washburn.
volume irrigation systems, as well.                        on. Authors will be available at their display tables to    This fourth annual Celebration performance will
                                                           discuss their work and to sell books, again, following      showcase selected students from the Celebration
Sustainable Landscaping is sponsored by
                                                           individual presentations.                                   Youth Symphony, Celebration Flute Choir, Celebration
Friends of the Library.
                                                                                                                       Sinfonia and Celebration Strings.
                                                           A list of participating authors (and the titles they are
                                                           promoting) will be available in the Library and online      Rhapsody is sponsored by Friends of the
Friends Annual Meeting                                     in March.                                                   Library. Sign-up is requested.

Gardens of the Future with                                 Refreshments provided by Friends of the
Janet Macunovich
Janet Macunovich will be back in Plymouth at the
                                                           Library. Sign-up is requested.
                                                                                                                                  Visit
                                                                                                                          Monday – Thursday
                                                                                                                                                     Your Library
                                                                                                                                                              9:30 a.m.–9 p.m.
Library for the Friends Annual Meeting on Tuesday,                                                                        Friday                              9:30 a.m.–6 p.m.
May 17, 7 p.m. Have fun considering future                 Books on Tap                                                   Saturday                            9:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
trends in the gardening industry and picturing the                                                                        Sunday                                  Noon–5 p.m.
                                                           Discussing books in Old Village
garden of ten years from now in this presentation by
                                                           The Plymouth District Library and Liberty Street
                                                                                                                          and see us online at    plymouthlibrary.org
Macunovich, an advanced master gardener, writer
and educator. Janet Macunovich has 26 years of             Brewery are proud to present Books on Tap! A new
experience designing, planting and maintaining
perennial gardens and landscapes.
                                                           book club to meet bi-monthly at Liberty Street Brewery
                                                           at 149 W. Liberty Street, in Old Village. We will discuss
                                                           new and interesting books, have a drink, and make
                                                                                                                               In this issue
Get your summer growing season off to a great start
                                                           new friends. The first book on tap is Just Kids, by Patti   E-Readers                                                       3
by attending this program. Registration is required —
                                                           Smith, Thursday, April 28 at 7 p.m. Pick up a copy at       Investor Education in your Community                            3
please contact the Library at 734.453.0750, ext. 4 or
                                                           the library checkout desk. Cheers!                          Science Careers for Teens                                       4
online at plymouthlibrary.org
                                                           The first Book on Tap — Just Kids by Patti Smith            National Volunteer Week                                         4

                                                           Beverages not provided by the Library.                            = Supported by Friends of the Plymouth District Library
   Adult Programs
Contemporary Books Discussion Group
This group meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Library. New members are
welcome at any time. Titles are selected by the group and each month a group member moderates the informal
discussion. The current title is available at the check-out desk in the Library. Titles for the coming months are:
                                                                                                                             Our monthly INFO SESSION meets on the
                    March 8 — The Leisure Seeker by Michael Zadoorian
                                                                                                                             first Thursday of every month from 1–3 p.m.
                    By turns a road novel and a love story, local Detroit author Zadoorian’s tale of an elderly
                    couple’s last adventure in their Leisure Seeker RV, is a comical and bittersweet tribute to              The group is intended for anyone for whom
                    human dignity and the power of self-determination. Against the orders and advice of their                glasses are no longer sufficient. It is facilitated
                    children and their doctors, Ella and John Robina leave their Detroit home and hit the road,              by a professional and intended to be social
                    via Route 66, with Disneyland as their destination. Ella has refused further treatment for               as well as informative. Guest speakers cover
                    cancer and John’s Alzheimer’s is four years advanced. Ella navigates, and narrates, while
                                                                                                                             a variety of topics. Caregivers and friends are
                    John drives. Along the way they visit cheesy tourist attractions, receive unexpected help
                    from a goth teenager, outmaneuver roadside predators, get stopped by the police, and have                welcome to attend. No advance registration
                    sex. “The Leisure Seeker is pretty much like life itself: joyous, painful, funny, moving, tragic,        is required. FREE and open to all. Library
                    mysterious, and not to be missed.” (Booklist)                                                            staff members provide assistance with Library
                                                                                                                             equipment, services and offerings. For more
                    April 12 — The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly
                    Mickey Haller is a Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who operates out of the back of his
                                                                                                                             information, contact Ellen Stross, Adult
                    Lincoln Town Car. He has spent most of his career defending garden-variety criminals, until              Reference Librarian, 734.453.0750, ext. 232
                    he lands the case of his career: defending Louis Roulet, a Beverly Hills playboy accused of              or estross@plymouthlibrary.org
                    rape and attempted murder. It’s every defense attorney’s dream: an easy case with a high
                    paying client. But the seemingly straightforward case suddenly develops into a deadly game               March 3          •      April 7       •      May 5
                    of survival for Haller, as someone he knows is murdered, and he begins to suspect that
                    Roulet has been framed. As the trial progresses, Mickey ponders the words of his late lawyer
                    father, who knew that the most frightening client of all was an innocent man. “If… he goes to
                    prison, it’ll scar you for life.” The Metro Net Everyone’s Reading choice for 2011.                      Spring into Art
                                                                                                                             Join us for fresh perspectives on art with the Detroit
                    May 10 — Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese                                                           Institute of Arts Speakers’ Bureau on first Mondays
                    Marion and Shiva Stone are twin boys born conjoined at the head and separated after their                at 7 p.m.
                    birth in Ethiopia. Born of a secret union between a young Indian nun and an Anglo-Indian
                    surgeon, they are orphaned when their mother dies in childbirth, and their father flees                  Monday, March 7 – The Garden as Inspiration
                    the country, abandoning the boys to the staff of the Mission Hospital in Addis Ababa. The
                                                                                                                             Monday, April 4 – Threads: Weaving,
                    physicians and nurses there care for the boys who grow up to be doctors themselves. Their
                                                                                                                             Knitting and Beadwork
                    close bond is shattered when they fall in love with the same woman. Stung by his brother’s
                    betrayal, Marion travels to New York to develop his skills as a surgeon and forge his own                Monday, May 2 – Egyptian Art and Artifacts
                    identity, until a serious illness places his life in the hands of his estranged brother, and the
                                                                                                                             Register for these arts presentations at 734.453.0750,
                    father who left him years before. Set against the political turmoil of Ethiopia, and traveling
                                                                                                                             ext. 4 or online at plymouthlibrary.org.
                    from India to New York, this is a magnificent, sweeping novel of love and betrayal, medicine
                    and miracles, and the intertwined fates of two brothers.                                                 Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

  For more information contact Sue Patterson, 734.453.0750 ext. 241, or spatterson@plymouthlibrary.org.
                                                                                                                             Scrapbook and Paper
Brown Bag Books                                                                                                              Crafts Workshops
This Library book discussion group meets at noon on the fourth Wednesday of each month and is always open to new             Join us on fourth Mondays, 6 – 8:30 p.m. for our
members. The group selects the books for discussion, which are available at the check-out desk during the month              new, expanded paper crafts workshops. Each month,
preceding the discussion. Volunteers from among the group lead the discussion, with background materials supplied            we will demonstrate a different type of scrapbook
by the librarian. Bring your own lunch or snack; the Library provides beverages. Titles for upcoming months are:             page, and one other paper craft, such as greeting
                                                                                                                             cards, boxes, and decorations. We’ll supply the
                     March 23 — The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly                                                       materials and equipment to get you started.
                     As part of this spring’s “Everyone’s Reading” we will be reading the fast-paced legal thriller
                                                                                                                             February 28       March 28       April 25      May 23
                     The Lincoln Lawyer. This is the first foray into the courtroom for master crime writer Connelly
                     and fans of detective Heironymus “Harry” Bosch will not be disappointed. In The Lincoln
                     Lawyer, Harry’s half-brother Mickey Haller defends mostly low-life criminals from the back of
                     his Lincoln Town Car — that is until Louis Roulet hires him. Roulet is rich, young and accused          March/April/May meeting
                     of abusing a young woman. Haller believes he has found the perfect client — wealthy and
                                                                                                                             Try something new this spring with any one of these
                     innocent — but he soon realizes both his morals and assumptions will be tested to the limit.
                                                                                                                             monthly meetings. No registration is required for these
                                                                                                                             informative gatherings at the Library.
                     April 27 — Annie’s Ghost by Steve Luxenberg
                     Named a Michigan Notable Book in 2010 by the Library of Michigan, Annie’s Ghost is a moving             Senior Writing Group – First Tuesday, 1 p.m. and
                     story of a dedicated son and reporter delving into a long buried family secret. Author and                third Tuesday, 4 p.m.
                     Washington Post editor, Steve Luxenberg believed his mother was an only child but discovered            Caregivers Support Group – First Monday, 7 p.m.
                     she had spent her life hiding and denying the existence of a younger sister. Annie had been
                                                                                                                             Caregivers Support Group for Spouses –
                     sequestered away inside Michigan’s Eloise Hospital for her entire adult life. But why? “The
                                                                                                                               Second Tuesday, 1 p.m.
                     author calls on his investigative reporting skills not just to uncover the facts, but to explore what
                     happens when lies or omissions become truth, exposing the contradictions, contrasts and                 Your Poetry Group – Second Sunday, 1:30 p.m.
                     parallels that exist within every life, every relationship and every family.” (Kirkus Reviews)          Great Books – Every other Monday, 7 p.m.
                                                                                                                             Stars, Moons and Planets – Third Monday, 7 p.m.
                     May 25 — Sarah’s Key by Tatiana De Rosnay
                     Sarah’s Key is a fictionaliztion of the Paris roundups and deportation of the city’s Jews in            Mid-week Movies – Third Wednesday, 1 p.m.
                     1942. The Jews of Paris were first sent to a stadium outside the city, but were eventually              Garden Group – Regular meetings resume
                     sent to Auschwitz. Julia Jarmond is an American journalist living in modern day Paris with                May 26, 7 p.m.
                     her Parisian husband and children, working on the story of the deportations for the 60th                Needlecrafters – Fourth Monday, 7 p.m.
                     anniversary of those horrific events. Through her investigations we learn the disturbing story
                                                                                                                             Film Club – Fourth Saturday, 1 p.m.
                     of her own apartment, and 10 year-old Sarah who once lived there with her family. “Masterly
                     and compelling, it is not something that readers will quickly forget. Highly recommended”
                     (Library Journal)

   For more information contact Tim Sherman, 734.453.0750 ext. 206, or tsherman@plymouthlibrary.org.
                                                               Youth Progra m s
Get to know E-Readers                                                                                                Make your own
up close and personal                                         Lap Sit Storyti m e                                    picturebook
Are you thinking about buying an e-reader but unsure          Lap sit storytime is a 15-minute song and rhyme        Come create your very own picture book, written
which one is the best for your needs? Stop by the             time for babies aged six to 24 months old and          and illustrated by YOU on April 20 at 2 p.m.
Library and spend some time holding and checking              their care-givers. Only the registered care-giver      Children ages 5–12 will have the opportunity to
out the features of six different readers. We’ll have a       and baby may attend. No siblings please. Lap sit       write their own story and illustrate it in a beautiful
“touch and feel” table set up on the Main Level of the        storytime is at 10:30 a.m. on the second Monday        hard-covered book that they can take home as a
Library with Kindle, Nook, Sony Reader, Kobo, Nook            of each month: March 14, April 11, and May 9,          keepsake. Registration begins April 6 at the Youth
Color and iPad e-readers. A librarian will be there           and repeated on the following Saturday of each         Service desk or by calling 734.453.0750 ext. 5.
to answer your questions regarding specific devices           month at 10:30 a.m., March 19, April 16, and           Space is limited to 20 children.
as well as demonstrate how to download (borrow)               May 14. Registration is on the first Monday of
e-books from our OverDrive electronic collection.             each month and is limited to 16 children per
With the exception of the Kindle, all e-readers we’re         session. Register at the Youth Services Desk or by     Celebrate National Reading Month with a
demonstrating will work with the OverDrive e-books.           phone at 734.453.0750, ext 5.                          special drop-in storytime featuring surprise guest
                                                                                                                     readers from the community! Join us on Wednesday,
These informal sessions will take place on Thursday,
                                                                                                                     March 16, at 7 p.m. This storytime is sponsored
March 17, 7–8:30 p.m., Saturday, April 16,
10–11:30 a.m., and Thursday, May 12, 7–8:30 p.m.              Baby Play!                                             by Community Financial Credit Union and is
                                                                                                                     intended for children ages 2 to 7 and their families.
No registration is necessary!                                 Baby play is a less formal companion to                Registration is not required.
                                                              our lapsit program for babies ages 6 to 24
                                                              months. Babies and their care-givers listen to
What is Transparent                                           a story, followed by play with developmentally
Language Learning?                                            appropriate toys and interactions with other           Howell Nature Center
                                                              children. Play days are the fourth Monday of
                                                                                                                     Calling all Homeschoolers – Howell Nature Center will
Do you want to learn a new language? Transparent              each month, March 28, April 25 and May 23
                                                                                                                     be here on Tuesday, April 12 at 2 p.m. Learn about
Language is an interactive language-learning                  at 10:30 a.m., and repeated on the following
                                                                                                                     all Michigan mammals and their habitats. Registration
program used by the U.S. military. It uses the latest         Saturday, April 2, April 30 and May 28 at
                                                                                                                     starts on March 29. Please register at the Youth Help
research on how people learn a new language and               10:30 a.m. Registration is not required.
                                                                                                                     Desk or by phone 734.453.0750, ext. 5.
it’s fast and fun. You will check out a flash drive that
plugs right into your computer; you can keep it for 3
weeks – just like a book. Sixteen languages available
– Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German,
Hebrew, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Polish,
                                                           March Storytimes                                          May Storytimes
Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swedish.                  Preschool/Family Evening Storytimes                       Preschool/Family Evening Storytimes
                                                           for children 2 – 5 years.                                 for children 2 – 5 years.
                                                           Evening Storytime is a family session. Siblings and       Evening Storytime is a family session. Siblings and
                                                           other family members are welcome.                         other family members are welcome.
                                                           Session one: Tuesdays, March 1–April 5, at 6:30 p.m.      Wednesdays, May 4–June 8, at 7 p.m.
                                                           Registration begins on Tuesday, February 22.              Registration begins Wednesday, April 27.
                                                           Session two: Wednesdays, March 2–April 6, at 7 p.m.       Preschool Storytimes for children
                                                           Registration begins Tuesday, February 5.
                                                                                                                     3 ½ – 5 years.
Investor Education in                                      Preschool Storytimes for children                         Thursdays, May 5–June 9.
Your Community                                             3 ½ – 5 years.                                            Storytimes are at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Parents
                                                           Wednesdays, March 2–April 6.                              must remain in the Library. Registration begins on
Investing Fundamentals                                                                                               Thursday, April 28.
                                                           Storytimes are at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Parents
Wednesday, April 13, 6 p.m.
                                                           must remain in the Library. Registration begins on
                                                                                                                     Toddler/Parent Storytimes for
Investing Fundamentals is for those of you interested      Wednesday, February 23.
                                                                                                                     children 2 – 3 ½ years.
in gaining a broad-based introductory understanding
of the markets, the securities that trade on them,
                                                           Toddler/Parent Storytimes for                             Wednesdays, May 2–June 8.
and fundamental investment concepts for building           children 2 – 3 ½ years.                                   Storytime at 10 a.m. is a one-on-one session with
your wealth. Discussion includes an overview of the        Thursdays, March 3–April 7.                               toddlers and adults participating together. Please
financial markets and the major exchanges, the             Storytime at 10 a.m. is a one-on-one session with         make other arrangements for siblings. Storytime at
fundamentals of stocks, bonds and mutual funds,            toddlers and adults participating together. Please        11 a.m. is a family session with siblings and other
key investment terms, investing misconceptions and         make other arrangements for siblings. Storytime at 11     family members welcome. Registration begins on
caveats, how to select a financial services provider,      a.m. is a family session with siblings and other family   Wednesday, April 27 – 734-453-0750, ext. 5.
how to protect yourself from investment fraud, and         members welcome. Registration begins on Thursday,
components for building your wealth.                       February 24.
This 90-minute presentation is followed by an              Register for all storytimes at the Youth Services Desk              Library Closings
optional one-on-one 30 minute investment                   or by phone at 734.453.0750, ext. 5.                                           EASTER
counseling session with a licensed financial advisor.                                                                                  Sunday, April 24
Registration is required.
                                                                                                                                    MEMORIAL DAY
Principles for Structuring a Portfolio                     Edge Kids —                                                         Sunday-Monday, May 29-30
Part I: Wednesday, May 4, 6:30 p.m.
Part II: Wednesday, May 18, 6:30 p.m.
                                                           Robots vs. Monsters!
                                                           Make an army of robots, an army of monsters, and
Discussion includes an overview of investment
                                                           send them off to battle for world supremacy! In this            Plymouth District Library Board
management theory, stock analysis techniques and
                                                           hands-on workshop, Wednesday, April 20 at 6:30                Kimberly Hickey                      President
various selection criteria, bond strategies, ways to
                                                           p.m., cartoonist Jerzy Drozd will show kids how to            Mike Pappas                     Vice President
compare mutual funds and ETFs, and a step-by-step
                                                           design and draw a horde of robot                              Brian Anderson                       Treasurer
process for structuring a portfolio.
                                                           soldiers and monsters, ready for                              Eric Bacyinski                       Secretary
Sign-up is requested at 734.453.0750, ext.4, or            battle! This program is for kids                              Donna Broderick                        Trustee
online at plymouthlibrary.org.                             ages 9–12 years old. No younger                               Jacqueline George                      Trustee
                                                           siblings please. Registration                                 Mary Mackie                            Trustee
Investor Education is sponsored by the Investor
                                                           begins April 6th at the Youth                                       Plymouth District Library Director:
Protection Trust, the Investor Protection Institute,
                                                           Service desk or by calling                                                    Pat Thomas
and the State of Michigan Office of Financial and
                                                           734.453.0750, ext. 5.
Insurance Regulation.
   TEEN ZONE
Books ‘n Bites                                                   Guys Read                                                        Science for Tomorrow
A monthly book club for anyone ages 12 – 17. Meets on            Guys Read is a club for boys in grades 6–12. Read                Science Career Workshop for 7th–9th graders
the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.              all sorts of awesome books — fantasy, science fiction,
                                                                                                                                  The University of Michigan Exhibit Museum for Natural
                                                                 comics and graphic novels. Reluctant readers welcome.
Tuesday, March 8                                                                                                                  History invites young scientists and their parents to
                                                                 We usually meet the last Monday of each month at
Hush: An Irish Princess’ Tale by Donna Jo Napoli                                                                                  this exciting series of three hands-on programs.
                                                                 3:15 p.m. We always have a fun time and snacks!
Fifteen-year-old Melkorka, an Irish princess, is
                                                                                                                                  Science Careers
kidnapped by Russian slave traders and learns how                Monday, March 28
                                                                                                                                  Saturday, March 12, 2–3:30 p.m.
to survive and challenge some of the brutality of her            Marcello in the Real World by Francisco X. Stork
                                                                                                                                  Get introduced to a wide range of scientific careers
captors. They in turn are fascinated by her apparent             See book description under Books ‘n Bites – May 10.
                                                                                                                                  through a series of interactive activities including
muteness and the possibility that she is enchanted.
                                                                 Monday, April 25                                                 SCIENCE IN ACTION.
Tuesday, April 12                                                The Sea of Trolls by Nancy Farmer
                                                                                                                                  How Do I Get There from Here?
Sweethearts by Sara Zarr                                         After Jack becomes apprenticed to a Druid bard,
                                                                                                                                  Saturday, April 16, 2–3:30 p.m.
After losing her soul mate, Cameron, when they were              he and his little sister Lucy are captured by Viking
                                                                                                                                  What are the steps that you need to take in high
nine, Jennifer, now seventeen, transformed herself from          Berserkers and taken to the home of King Ivar the
                                                                                                                                  school to get into college? What financial aid options
the unpopular fat girl into the beautiful and popular            Boneless and his half-troll queen. This leads Jack
                                                                                                                                  are out there and what science based extra-curricular
Jenna. Cameron’s unexpected return dredges up                    to undertake a vital quest to Jotunheim, home of
                                                                                                                                  activities are available? The mentorship program with
memories that cause both social and emotional turmoil.           the trolls.
                                                                                                                                  U of M will also be discussed.
Tuesday, May 10                                                  Monday, May 23
                                                                                                                                  Campus Day Visit
Marcello in the Real World by Francisco X. Stork                 T-Minus: The Race to the Moon by Jim Ottaviani
                                                                                                                                  Saturday, May 7, time to be announced
Marcelo Sandoval, a seventeen-year-old boy on the                The whole world followed the countdown to sending
                                                                                                                                  Bus transportation will be provided for students and their
high-functioning end of the autistic spectrum, faces             the first men to the moon. This is the story of the
                                                                                                                                  families to visit the University of Michigan’s Ann Arbor
new challenges, including romance and injustice,                 people who made it happen, both in the rockets and
                                                                                                                                  campus. This is an all day trip and lunch is provided.
when he goes to work for his father in the mailroom of           behind the scenes. A fun historical comic by a local
a corporate law firm.                                            author and librarian!                                            Parental participation is strongly encouraged at all of
                                                                                                                                  these sessions! Register today by calling the Library at
                                                                                                                                  734.453.0750, ext. 4.
Poetry Open Mic                                                  Teen Volunteer Orientation
Wednesday, May 11, 7 – 8:30 p.m.                                 Teens interested in becoming volunteers need to
Humor, angst, passion! Come to this awesome annual               register and attend one of these orientation sessions —          Spring Break Movie Night
event hosted by Larry Frances, English teacher at Canton         Tuesday, March 15 at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 26 at
                                                                                                                                  Wednesday, April 20, 6:30 p.m.
High Schools and head of the Ann Arbor Poetry Slam               1 p.m., Tuesday, May 3 at 7 p.m. or Saturday, May
                                                                                                                                  Bring your friends for a movie and refreshments.
team. Bring your poems, acoustic music and your friends.         21 at 1 p.m. Call to register – 734.453.0750, ext. 4.
It’s the place to be! Special refreshments served!

                                                                                                                                  D.I.Y. (Do It Yourself)
National Volunteer Week is April 10–16                                                                                            Kitty Forts
This dedicated group of volunteers gave over 3,500 hours of service to the Plymouth District Library                              Monday, March 7, 3–4:30 p.m.
last year. Join us as we thank them for their generous dedication –                                                               Come decorate boxes for Humane Society kitties .
                                                                                                                                  Earn community service at this fun annual event.
Youssef Abdelhafiz   Mike & Bev Ellis      Ryan Kabodian         Ellie Mitchell        Carolyn Penland        Kinari Shah         Decoupage boxes/Paper mache bowls
Diane Adams          Sally Fedus           Sue Keast             Shirley Mlodozeniec   Warren Phillips        Mary Stout
Kevin Andarian       Josh Fitzpatrick      Kathy Kemp            Laura Moran           Mary Ploughman         Ted Stromberg       Monday, May 2, 3–4:30 p.m.
Muriel Anderson      Lee Fleckenstein      Rainy Kirchhoff       Judy Morgan           Sally Poux             Jeanette & Ken      Make a Mother’s Day present (Mother’s Day is May 8)
Margy Bake           Debbie Fletcher       Kay & Doug Koch       Kathy & Jim Moylan    Don Ray                   Sullivan         when you make cool decoupage boxes or paper mache
Toni Bar             Tom & Mary Fletcher   Joyce & George Kopp   Sandy Mueller         Chris & Roy Rennolds   Mary Ann Sullivan   bowls for jewelry, knick knacks or office supplies.
Carla Barrett        Barbara Gaab          Alyson Kropp          Bob Mundt             Bruce Relyea           Deborah Taracuk
Geraldine Barlage    Kim Gambell           Jane Kuhns            Virginia & Bob        Sharon & John          Elsie Mae Trinka
Karen Berrie         Joe Gilmore           Anju Kurup               Myrtle               Rittenhouse          James & Joan
Beverly Brass
Carolyn Brown
                     Audrey Gibson
                     Dorothy & Jack
                                           Dave LaPointe
                                           Randy Leslie
                                                                 Cynthia & Bob
                                                                    Naumoff
                                                                                       Maureen & Fred
                                                                                         Robinson
                                                                                                                 VanVlerah
                                                                                                              Debbie Wagner       Shout Out Writing Contest
Clara Camp              Grant              Faye Lindsey          Jill Neal             Charles Roebuck        Kimberly Wright
                                                                                                                                  Entries due by 5 p.m. on Friday, April 22
Don Carter           Drew Hansen           Barb Lockwood         Jerry Neyer           Abby Romain            Carolyn Wallman
Michael Cieslak      Lois Hansen           Jim Lynn              Lindsay Nicholas      Andrea Roraback        Marianne            Write about topics relevant to teen life. Short stories and
Wilma Cleveland      Mary Anna & Steve     Bev MacGaw            Bernice Nichols       Emily Rosenquist          Wieczorek
                                                                                                                                  poems can be submitted from April 1–22. Entry forms
Nan & Bob Cooper      Harper               Earl Madison          Dean & Lorna Nitz     Patricia Rowland       Jill White
Mary Cunningham      Kelsey Hayes          Amanda Martell        Diana Oatley          Sharon & Dave          Pat Zimmerman       and contest rules will be available after March 1 at the
Diane Cupps          McKenzie Hayes        Tom Masterson         Amer Odeh               Rucinski             Jeffrey Zoellner    Library or online: plymouthlibrary.org/ya.htm.
Carol & Gary Davis   Eileen Jager          Chanjal, Timson       Jean O’Hara           Tony Sayers
Michelle, Marie      Lynda Jarreau           & Jackson Mathew    Marge Olson           Barb Schendel                              Submit an original, unpublished poem or story.
 & Laura Defer       Ryan Jones            Pam Mincher           Heather Pacheco       Phyllis & Terry                            Stories must be typed, double-spaced and no longer
Ellen Elliott        Donna Joppich         Don Mielke            Carol Packard           Scholl                                   than 150 words (250 word/page = about 6 pages).
Miriam Elisberg      Catherine Jordan      Anna Mitchell         Kay Pasek             Brian Schwartz                             Poems must be no longer than 40 lines. Participants
                                                                                                                                  may submit no more than 1 story and 3 poems. Prizes
                                                                                                                                  distributed at high school and middle school level.

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                                                                                                       U.S. Postage
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                                                                                                                                  GAME ON ! @ the Library
                                                                                                           Permit 41              Video game days
223 S. Main St.                                                                                          Plymouth, MI             Thursday, March 10 and April 14, 3–4:30 p.m.
Plymouth, MI 48170-1637                                                                                                           Back by popular demand: Glee Karaoke Revolution for
                                                                                                                                  Wii! Plus Tony Hawk Skate 2 for Xbox 360 and more.
March/April/May 2011
                                                                                                                                  Board Game Play
                                                                                                                                  Saturday, April 23, 1–3 p.m.
                                                 CAR-RT SORT                                                                      Join us for board games, card games, and more at
                                                 POSTAL PATRON                                                                    the Library! If you’ve got a game you’d like to teach
                                                 PLYMOUTH, MI 48170                                                               or try, bring it along. We’ll have games for teens and
                                                                                                                                  adults like Fluxx, Blokus, Qwirkus, Wits and Wagers,
                                                                                                                                  Settlers of Cataan, Carcassone, Chess and Scrabble.
                                                                                                                                  Refreshments provided. Registration required. Call
                                                                                                                                  734.453.0750, ext. 4.
            Calendar
To register for any of our events, please call the
Reader’s Advisory Desk, 734.453.0750, ext. 4 or
visit our website at plymouthlibrary.org

A Adult T Teen Y Youth E Edge C Computer



MARCH Writing
 Tuesday
3/1
A1 p.m. Senior

3/3     Thursday
A       1 p.m. Low Vision

3/7     Monday
T       3 p.m. D.I.Y.
A       7 p.m. Caregivers
A       7 p.m. DIA
Y       6:30 p.m. R.E.A.D.

3/8     Tuesday
A       1 p.m. Spouse Caregivers
T       3:15 p.m. Books ‘n’ Bites
A       7:30 p.m. Contemporary Books

3/10 Thursday
T    3 p.m. Video Games

3/12 Saturday
A    10 a.m. Computer tutoring
T    2 p.m. Science Careers

3/13 Sunday
A    1:30 p.m. Your Poetry Group

3/14 Monday
Y    10:30 a.m. Lapsit
A    7 p.m. Great Books

3/15 Tuesday
A    4 p.m. Senior Writing
T    7 p.m. Vol. Orientation

3/16 Wednesday
A    1 p.m. Midweek Movie
Y    7 p.m. March into Reading

3/17 Thursday
A    7 p.m. eReader

3/19 Saturday
Y    10:30 a.m. Lap Sit

3/21 Monday
A    7 p.m. Stars, Moons…

3/23 Wednesday
A    12 noon Brown Bag Books

3/26    Saturday
A       10 a.m. Computer Tutoring
A       1 p.m. Film Club
T       1 p.m. Vol. Orientation

3/28    Monday
Y       10:30 a.m. Baby Play
T       3:15 p.m. Guys Read
A       6:30 p.m. Scrapbook/Paper
A       7 p.m. Needlecrafters
A       7 p.m. Great Books

APRIL Baby Play
  Saturday
4/2
Y 10:30 a.m.
A       1 p.m. Author Fair

4/4     Monday
Y       6:30 p.m. R.E.A.D.
A       7 p.m. Caregivers
A       7 p.m. DIA

4/5     Tuesday
A       1 p.m. Senior Writing

4/7     Thursday
A       1 p.m. Low Vision
A       7 p.m. Landscape Design

4/10 Sunday
A    1:30 p.m. Your Poetry Group
A    3 p.m. Rhapsody

4/11 Monday
Y    10:30a .m. Lap Sit
A    7 p.m. Great Books

4/12    Tuesday
A       1 p.m. Spouse Caregivers
Y       2 p.m. Howell Nature Center
T       3:15 p.m. Books ‘n’ Bites
A       4 p.m. Senior Writing
A       7:30 p.m. Contemporary Books

4/13 Wednesday
A    6 p.m. Money Mgt.

4/14 Thursday
T    3 p.m. Video Games
T    7 p.m. Rain Gardens
         Calendar
4/16   Saturday
A      10 a.m. eReader
Y      10:30 a.m. Lapsit
T      2 p.m. Science Careers

4/18 Monday
A    7 p.m. Stars, Moons…

4/19 Tuesday
A    4 p.m. Senior Writing

4/20   Wednesday
A      1 p.m. Midweek Movie
Y      2 p.m. Make a Picturebook
T      6:30 p.m. Movie Night
E      6:30 p.m. Robot Workshop

4/21 Thursday
A    7 p.m. Sustainable Hardscape

4/23 Saturday
T    1 p.m. Board Games
A    1 p.m. Film Club

4/25   Monday
Y      10:30 a.m. Baby Play
T      3:15 p.m. Guys Read
A      6:30 p.m. Scrapbook/Paper
A      7 p.m. Great Books
A      7 p.m. Needlecrafters

4/27 Wednesday
A    12 noon Brown Bag Books

4/28 Thursday
A    7 p.m. Books on Tap
A    7 p.m. Sustainable Plants

4/30 Saturday
Y    10:30 a.m. Baby Play


MAY D.I.Y.
 Monday
5/2
T3 p.m.
Y      6:30 p.m. R.E.A.D.
A      7 p.m. DIA
A      7 p.m. Caregivers
5/3    Tuesday
A      1 p.m. Senior Writing
T      7 p.m. Vol. Orientation
5/4    Wednesday
A      6:30 p.m. Money Mgt.
5/5    Thursday
A      1 p.m. Low Vision
A      7 p.m. Garden Maintenance
5/7    Saturday
T      TBA Science Careers
A      10 a.m. Computer Tutoring
5/9    Monday
Y      10:30 a.m. Lapsit
A      7 p.m. Great Books
5/10   Tuesday
A      1 p.m. Spouse Caregivers
T      3:15 p.m Books ‘n’ Bites
A      7:30 p.m. Contemporary Books
5/11 Wednesday
T    7 p.m. Poetry Open Mic
5/12 Thursday
A    7 p.m. eReader
514 Saturday
Y   10:30 a.m. Lapsit
5/16 Monday
A    7 p.m. Stars, Moons…
5/17 Tuesday
A    4p.m. Senior Writing
A    7 p.m. Janet Macunovich
5/18 Wednesday
A    1 p.m. Midweek Movie
A    6:30 p.m. Money Mgt.
5/21 Saturday
A    10 a.m. Computer Tutoring
T    1 p.m. Vol. Orientation
5/23   Monday
Y      10:30 a.m. Baby Play
T      3:15 p.m. Guys Read
A      6:30 p.m. Scrapbook/Paper
A      7 p.m. Great Books
A      7 p.m. Needlecrafters
5/25 Wednesday
A    12 noon Brown Bag Books
5/26 Thursday
A    7 p.m. Garden Group
5/28 Saturday
Y    10:30 a.m. Baby Play
A    1 p.m. Film Club

								
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