South Plainfield Library

December 13, 2017

Come join us at the library for Monday Night Movies!  On December 18 at 6:30 PM, we will be showing a new romantic comedy starring Reese Witherspoon, Michael Sheen, Candice Bergen, and Nat Wolff.  Witherspoon plays a single mother who allows three young men to move into her house; let the antics ...

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When people discuss the social and economic shifts of recent years, they describe the growth of the “sharing economy.”  If you don’t need a car full-time, you can share ownership and use a Zipcar whenever you need to drive. If you aren’t using your spare bedroom, you can rent it out via AirBnB.  ...

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Well, it’s been several days since Thanksgiving Day.  So, the Holiday Season is now officially upon us, and we’re all preparing to celebrate Hanukkah, Festivus, Christmas, Kwanzaa, New Year’s, and any other holidays I may have missed.  (Life Day was a couple of weeks ago, so we’re past that.)  Even ...

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Did you miss a movie that you wanted to see in the theaters and don’t want to pay to rent it or for the DVD? Come to “Monday Night Movies” at the library.  It’s all the fun of a movie theater but none of the cost.  We are showing brand new releases every Monday night and we will be providing ...

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The South Plainfield Library is all about learning, growing, and doing.  If you're in school, we'll help you find just the right information to help you succeed in your classes, but learning doesn't stop when you graduate.  You are certainly aware that there are books available on nearly any topic ...

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Come join us at the library for Monday Night Movies!  On November 6 at 6:30 PM, we will be showing a new comedy-drama starring Shirley MacLaine and Amanda Seyfried.  MacLaine plays a retired businesswoman who is determined to control everything around her, and she decides to write her own obituary ...

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So, are the cobwebs in place?  Is the jack-o-lantern lit up?  Have you spent too much money on candy?  Is your copy of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,” ready for viewing?  Well, before you check on those things, let’s look at news from South Plainfield Library:             First, be ...

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Did you miss a movie that you wanted to see in the theaters and don’t want to pay to rent it or for the DVD?  Come to “Monday Night Movies” at the library.  It’s all the fun of a movie theater but none of the cost.  We are showing brand new releases every Monday night and we will be providing ...

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Would you like to take a cooking lesson from a chef at the Culinary Institute of America, or learn chess or Tai Chi from international masters? You can through the wide variety of classes on DVD and CD we have just added to the library collections. We've chosen some of the most interesting ...

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The library will be closed this Sunday, October 8 and Monday, October 9 in observance of Columbus Day.  We will be open again Tuesday, October 10 at 10 AM.  Due to our closure, there will be no movie shown this week.  But don’t worry- the movie schedule starts right back up again on Monday, October ...

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Well, we formally entered the autumn season last week, and we’re about to move into October.  And you know what that means, right?  Christmas decorations in the stores!  While you ponder just when in the year we’re supposed to be, let’s look at news from South Plainfield Library:             ...

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Happy first day of Fall!  We will be kicking off the start of the new season with the Friends of the Library Book Sale and Bake Sale on Saturday, September 23.  The bake sale is only for the first day of the book sale, starting at 9 AM, but the book sale will continue all week until Saturday, ...

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Did you miss a movie that you wanted to see in the theaters and don’t want to pay to rent it or for the DVD? Come to “Monday Night Movies” at the library.  It’s all the fun of a movie theater but none of the cost.  We are showing brand new releases every Monday night and we will be providing ...

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Did you miss a movie that you wanted to see in the theaters and don’t want to pay to rent it or for the DVD?  Come to “Monday Night Movies” at the library.  It’s all the fun of a movie theater but none of the cost.  We are showing brand new releases every Monday night and we will be providing ...

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Well, for those of you who keep track of such things, we still have another three weeks of summer to go.  However, I’m sure most of you figure it really finishes up this Monday, right after the South Plainfield fireworks.  So, as we enter Labor Day weekend and the end of vacation season, let’s ...

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Did you miss a movie that you wanted to see in the theaters and don’t want to pay to rent it or for the DVD? Come to “Monday Night Movies” at the library.  It’s all the fun of a movie theater but none of the cost.  We are showing brand new releases every Monday night and we will be providing ...

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ECLIPSE UPDATE: On August 21 there will be an eclipse of the sun.  It will be partially visible in South Plainfield from 1:22 pm until 4:01 pm.  NEVER look at the sun directly.  For instructions on safe methods of view, click here  ; more information can be found here. ------------------- You ...

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