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Teen Leadership Council

The Teen Leadership Council is a volunteer opportunity for teens ages 13-18. Beginning in October, members will have hands-on experience planning, promoting, and running programs and services at the library. Please fill out the attached application and return it to the library by Friday, August 23, 2019. Applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview before meetings begin.

Members are required to attend at least seven meetings to participate in the Teen Leadership Council. Meetings are scheduled for the following Saturdays from 2:30-4:00pm:

  • 10/19/2019
  • 11/2/2019
  • 11/16/2019
  • 12/14/2019
  • 1/11/2020
  • 1/25/2020
  • 2/8/2020
  • 2/22/2020
  • 3/7/2020
  • 3/21/2020
  • 4/18/2020

Please note: Applicants must be 13 on or before August 23, 2019. 

Teen Boredom Busters

Bored after school? Need a study break? No worries, we've got fun activities in our Teen Space that are just right for your busy schedule. Stop by for 5 or 50 minutes, whatever works for you. Learn something new, meet a new friend, or just relieve some stress.

Toni Morrison, Immortal American Author, 1931-2019

The first African-American to win a Nobel Prize, Toni Morrison has become a household name. In fact, in her 50+ year career, Morrison was awarded dozens of honors for her indelible works including the Pulitzer and the Presidential Medal of Honor. Morrison was active literarily and socially active up to her passing at the age of 88. Her legacy will live on.

Beloved : a novel by Toni Morrison
God help the child by Toni Morrison

Homework Help

HelpNow by Brainfuse

HelpNow by Brainfuse offers live homework help, study tools, test preparation and virtual group study space for K-12 students and lifelong learners. HelpNow provides assistance in multiple formats to help you write a better paper, ace the test, or better understand a tough math problem.

*Live tutors are available 7 days a week, from 2pm to 11pm.

Homework Help Blog

Looking for that perfect book, database, or article for your homework assignment? Try out our new Homework Help Blog! To get your own recommendations, just fill out the Homework Help form and you can expect results within 72 hours.

NHS Tutoring

NHS students are here to provide 3rd-12th graders free homework help. If you are interested in getting tutored:

  • You must be in 3rd through 12th grade
  • If you are under 12, your parent must remain in the library
  • You must bring the assignment and any other needed materials

Days and Times

NHS Homework Help is on the following days:

  • Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 6:00-8:00 PM in the Children's Library by the study booths
  • Sunday from 1:00-3:00 PM in the Friend's Activity Room, located in the Children's Library
  • Wednesday from 6:00-8:00 PM at Plymouth District Library
  • There will be no tutoring during school closures, library closures, and snow days

 

Books and More

See the Books and more page for bestsellers and more great reads.

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