Oceans of Possibilities

Summer Connection 2022: Oceans of Possibilities

This year we’ve designed one summer program for the whole family! Everyone can participate, from large families to single adults. Complete reading and activities each week from June 1 to July 31 and log it all under one account in Beanstack (or print a paper game board if you prefer). Options include exploring new genres and formats to attending library events and trying different library services. Prizes for the whole family will be available starting August 1.

Click through for more instructions!

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Upcoming Author Talks

Kicking Off Summer With New York Times Bestselling Authors!

Register for online author talks here

We’re excited to share a mix of online author talks from New York Times Best Selling Authors and a Pulitzer Prize winning historian this summer. Read on for details on each talk and to register for other upcoming talks. Each event will include the opportunity for you to ask your questions.

We look forward to you joining us for exciting author talks this Summer!

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Summer Connection Reads

Adults, are you looking for some new reads to fill in your Summer Connection gameboard? Look no further! Here’s our list of Summer Connection Reads – click on the link to view summaries and place holds. You can also stop in and grab a paper copy, gameboard included!

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Discussing Violence with Kids

Discussing Community Violence with Kids

Caring for children can be confusing and scary all by itself. Violence happening in schools and the community doesn’t make it any easier. The tragedy in Uvalde, Texas is heartbreaking. We know that many parents, teachers, and caregivers might be struggling with how to discuss it with kids. If you don’t know what to say to your kids about gun violence, you’re not alone. We’ve compiled a resource list to get you started.

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Crafting Social Groups

Our crafting social groups meet monthly. All experience levels and crafts are welcome. Each meet-up is intended to be a social group, not an instructional class. At the end of each meeting, we will take turns talking about our projects.

Mornings: The Hook & Needle group meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 10:30am-12:30pm.
Evenings: The W.I.P. group meets the 1st Thursday of the month from 6:00pm-8:00pm.

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Get Set Up

Free Online Classes for Seniors

Learn and connect with others in classes from GetSetUp! The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has partnered with GetSetUp to bring Michigan seniors hundreds of live online classes on a variety of subjects. Learn everything from art and history to technology and exercise…and everything in between!

Learn more and browse the class offerings at GetSetUp.io. Enter code MICHIGANHEALTH when registering for a class to ensure free attendance.

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Creative Lab Reopens

The Creative Lab on the upper level is re-imagined and re-opened. The lab features computers with the Adobe Creative Suite software (20+ programs for graphic design, photography and more), 3D printers and a large-format poster printer. Patrons can submit poster jobs or 3D jobs for staff to print to print@plymouthlibrary.org. The lab is currently open for patron use on Thursdays only, with additional days and resources to be added later.

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