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South Plainfield Library

May 11, 2022

We’ve got a pretty big bunch of news from South Plainfield Library this week, so let’s get right to it:             First, just a reminder about our updated operating hours.  We’re now open from 10 am-8 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays; 10 am-6 pm on Tuesdays and Fridays, and 11 am-3 pm on ...

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The library is extending its hours! We will now be open three days a week from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. On Tuesdays and Fridays, the library is open from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday hours are from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.  We will be reconsidering the possibility of ...

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Exciting news! The library is expanding its hours. As of Monday April 25, the library will be open from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. Our hours on Tuesday and Friday are 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and our hours on Saturdays are 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. The library also offers a ...

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Looking for a special gift for mom, grandma or daughter?  Our Friends of the Library are selling teacup sets that have a china teacup, some tea, cookies and chocolate all wrapped in a bag.  They are selling them for $10/each.  They will make great Mother’s Day gifts.  You can come by the library to ...

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It looks like spring may have finally arrived.  The temperatures are a bit warmer, the trees and flowers are starting to bloom, baseball season is starting up, and allergy medication is desperately needed.  Please permit us to add to that list with some early spring news from South Plainfield ...

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It’s finally Spring! Stop by the library, grab some new reads and read outside as the weather finally warms up. The library hours are as follows. We’re open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm; Wednesday from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm; and Saturday from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. And ...

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Well, we hope you’ll have an enjoyable St. Patrick’s Day tomorrow (Erin go Bragh!), and that you had an equally-enjoyable St. David’s Day back on March 1st.  (Cymru am byth!)  And, weather permitting, let’s hope we’ll have a nice first day of Spring on Sunday.  (I don’t know of a slogan for that ...

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Here’s what’s happening at the library: we are requesting patrons to wear a mask.  There are also wipes and gloves available as well. We want you to use the library, but we want you to be safe, too. We are allowing patrons to reserve our study rooms (up to 3 days in advance) and we have tables out ...

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The library is open and we’d love to see you! The library hours are as follows. We’re open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm; Wednesday from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm and Saturdays from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. We’re also offering contactless, curbside pickup, so feel free to ...

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Well, now that the roses are in a vase, the cards are on display and we’ve gotten started on emptying the candy boxes, let’s take a moment for some post-Valentine’s Day news from South Plainfield Library:             First, just a reminder that the Library will be closed on Monday in observance of ...

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We are welcoming patrons back into the library—for specific purposes and limited amounts of time. The doors are now unlocked so patrons do not have to ring the doorbell to enter. There are some rules to ensure that everyone stays safe and healthy.  With the rising infection rates, we are requesting ...

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As winter slogs on, the library is still the best place to stock up on cold weather reads, movies, music and more. The library hours are as follows. We’re open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm; Wednesday from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm and Saturdays from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.

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Well, we’re almost done with January of 2022.  Right now, most people’s thoughts are ranging from, “Where does the time go?” to “When’s the warm weather going to be back?”  Well, the former is a perceptual thing, and we’ll have to wait another couple of months for the latter.  Meanwhile, let’s busy ...

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We are welcoming patrons back into the library—for specific purposes and limited amounts of time. The doors are now unlocked so patrons do not have to ring the doorbell to enter. There are some rules to ensure that everyone stays safe and healthy.  With the rising infection rates, we are requesting ...

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Well, there’s still time to wrap presents.  There’s even time to buy presents, if they’re still available and you don’t mind the last-minute rush.  You can still put up the tree, too, if you have it at hand.  But if you’re sending out Christmas cards, they’d better be going out on-line.  Yep, we’re ...

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In the hubbub of the December holiday madness, come by the library and treat yourself to a new read. After filling out all those cards, wrapping up all those gifts and hanging all those lights, you deserve it! And if you can’t make it in, you can always access a vast selection of ebooks, ...

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It’s finally December and winter is coming! What better time to stock up on books, movies, music and more to get you through the coldest time of the year. Don’t feel like leaving the comfort of your warm and cozy home? No problem. Library resources can come directly to you via the magic of the ...

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In spite of what you’ve seen practically everywhere, the Holiday season doesn’t truly start until next Friday, just as soon as the Thanksgiving dinner dishes are washed.  After that, you’ll no doubt be very busy preparing for whatever Holiday you celebrate.  So, now’s probably a good time to see ...

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We are welcoming patrons back into the library—for specific purposes and limited amounts of time. The doors are now unlocked so patrons do not have to ring the doorbell to enter. There are some rules to ensure that everyone stays safe and healthy.  Everyone must wear a mask over their nose and ...

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This November, the library is just as busy as ever.The children’s department is offering a ton of special events, in addition to our weekly storytime programs.  As always, all programs require advanced registration. You can sign up on our website to guarantee a spot today.  Join us on Saturday, ...

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So, how’s things going with the Halloween prep? There’s the candy to be bought, the decorations to be hung, the costumes to be prepared, and the monster movie DVDs to be borrowed from the Library. Speaking of the Library, we’ve got some news about upcoming Library events. Why not sit down for a ...

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We are welcoming patrons back into the library—for specific purposes and limited amounts of time. The doors are now unlocked so patrons do not have to ring the doorbell to enter. There are some rules to ensure that everyone stays safe and healthy.  Everyone must wear a mask over their nose and ...

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It’s October and the children’s department is back with more programming than ever! On Saturday, October 2 we’ll be honoring Hispanic Heritage Month with a cultural celebration for the whole family. Enjoy stories, songs, crafts and more at this all-ages event, held in-person, outside on library ...

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Time for some news from South Plainfield Library:             First, due to the rescheduled, belated Labor Day festivities, the Library will be closed Saturday (Sept. 25th).  We’ll re-open the following Monday, once they’ve removed the shrapnel from the fireworks.             At present, we’re ...

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September is National Library Card Month. If you’ve never gotten a library card, now is the perfect time to sign up for one. They’re completely free of charge and entitle you to a huge selection of books, movies, music, video games and more.  In addition to our physical collection, your card ...

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We are welcoming patrons back into the library—for specific purposes and limited amounts of time. The doors are now unlocked so patrons do not have to ring the doorbell to enter. There are some rules to ensure that everyone stays safe and healthy.  Everyone MUST wear a mask over their nose and ...

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Even though it’s already August, there’s still plenty of time to sign up for our Summer Reading Program. Adults and children can register via our website to earn points and prizes for their reading efforts. It’s never too late to get in on the summer reading fun! There are lots of children’s ...

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Well, we’ve got another month or so to go in the summer vacation season.  We hope you’re able to have some fun and relaxation in between the heat waves and thunderstorms.  Fortunately, South Plainfield Library can provide shelter and air conditioning, along with a bunch of other stuff.  Let’s see ...

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It’s July and you know what that means. Our Summer Reading Program is in full swing. Our program is open to children, teens and adults of all ages. If you’d like to register your children for our program you can do so at http://sppl.readsquared.com/. And if you need further instruction on how to ...

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Well, we’re just a couple of days away from the 245th birthday of the U.S.A.  And, aside from a few twinges here and there, our country’s still doing pretty good for her age.  South Plainfield Library isn’t quite that old, but we’re also doing pretty well.  Here’s a look at what we’re up ...

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