This program takes place at Plymouth Creek Center. In the 2020 Plymouth READS book selection "Virgil Wander" by Leif Enger, the run-down movie house is reborn to host community showings of classic cinema such as "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid." Join us for a viewing of this 1969 film starring Robert Redford and Paul Newman. Sponsors: Friends of the Plymouth Library, City of Plymouth, Plymouth Arts Council.
Additional Plymouth READS events:
Plymouth READS: Color the Sky!
Saturday, March 7, 10 a.m.-noon
Ages 3-7 with a caregiver. Drop in and color a paper kite and help decorate the library for spring!
Plymouth READS: Build a Kite
Saturday, March 14, 1-3 p.m.
Grades 3-8 with a caregiver. Build a kite with Dave Herzig, "The Kite Man."
Plymouth READS: Reconnecting in a Disconnected World With Dr. Cheryl Bemel
Tuesday, March 24, 7-8 p.m.
You've seen her on local TV news, offering advice on such weighty topics as bullying, depression, and cell phone addiction. Psychologist Cheryl Bemel, PhD., will help us tackle the "epidemic of loneliness" across society, and discover ways to re-engage. Time for Q&A.
Plymouth READS: Stories and Songs With Elisa Korenne
Tuesday, March 31, 7-8 p.m.
Elisa Korenne writes songs about oddballs in history. When those songs led her to move from New York City to rural Minnesota, she became the oddball, detailed in her fish-out-of-water memoir, "Hundred Miles to Nowhere." Sharing her songs, the stories behind them, and her own humbling journey as a newcomer, Korenne will explain how differences can create connection. Books and CDs will be available for purchase and signing.
Plymouth READS: Book Discussion – Virgil Wander
Tuesday, April 7, 7-8 p.m.
Read the 2020 Plymouth READS book selection, "Virgil Wander" by Leif Enger. Then join community members for a moderated discussion of the book.
Plymouth READS: Meet Author Leif Enger
Thursday, April 16, 7-8:30 p.m. at Plymouth Creek Center: 14800 34th Ave. N.
Meet Leif Enger, author of "Virgil Wander," the 2020 Plymouth READS book selection, for the grand finale of this year's events. Time for Q&A. Books will be available for purchase and signing.