South Plainfield Library

April 20, 2021

Bookmarks By Danielle Aronowitz   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.  ...

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There’s always a lot going on at the library, but this happens to be a particularly busy week. Here’s a look at some of the special events happening soon. As a reminder all programs are currently taking place online via Zoom, so be sure to sign up on our website to receive registration links for ...

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Here’s an interesting historical item: did you know that on March 17, 1965, the previous Library building (and the third overall) was officially opened?  And, since the current building was built around it, that said building is still around, albeit somewhat changed?  Well, how’s about we belatedly ...

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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.  Patrons may use the computers and copier, browse ...

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Let’s talk about books! Join your favorite librarians at our new online book chat. We talk about a different genre of literature each month. It’s different from a conventional book club--there is no required reading, no tough questions. Share your favorite books and learn about some new authors and ...

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What better way to celebrate the first day of spring, than to grab a few library books to read outside? Bask in the sun with your favorite murder mystery or cozy romance, whatever your preference, we have something for everyone. And if you’re not sure what you want to read next or if you just want ...

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Well, we’re about halfway through March.  We’ll be re-setting our clocks in a matter of days, with the official start of spring soon afterwards.  Still, it is a bit chilly outside, giving us a last reminder of winter.  Yeah, seasonal changes can be confusing.  It is, thus, a pretty good thing that ...

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Spring is coming—soon, I hope.  There will still be plenty of nights that you want to just stay inside and watch a good movie. To help you with that, your library is proud to present its newest online resource, Kanopy. Kanopy is a video streaming service that provides instant access to thousands ...

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We are welcoming patrons back into the library—for specific purposes and limited amounts of time. There are some rules to ensure that everyone stays safe and healthy.  Patrons may use the computers and copier, browse for books, or have something notarized. Only a limited number of people are ...

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As February slogs on, the South Plainfield Public Library is here for all your information and entertainment needs to help you make it through the long winter. We’re open in a limited capacity from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Monday through Friday and 11 am - 3 pm on Saturday. Contactless, curbside pickup ...

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It is hard to believe we are already nearing halfway through the second month of 2021. In order to keep everyone safe, the library is still offering limited hours. The library will be closed on Friday February 12th in observance of Lincoln’s birthday, and will be closed again on Monday February ...

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            Well, with any luck, you’re all dug out from this week’s snowstorm, with a minimum of back strain (for those of us who don’t have snow blowers).  So, as we relax for a bit and hope for a good gap before the next weather event, let’s look at upcoming programming at South Plainfield ...

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We are welcoming patrons back into the library—for specific purposes and limited amounts of time. There are some rules to ensure that everyone stays safe and healthy.  Patrons may use the computers and copier, browse for books, or have something notarized. Only a limited number of people are ...

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As the first month of 2021 comes to a close, we're rounding out January busier than ever. As usual, the library is open from 10 am - 6 am on weekdays and 11 am - 3 pm on Saturdays. Contactless curbside pickup is also available during those hours. And while programming might not be happening in the ...

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 Well, 2021 is truly underway.  As we put up new calendars, make sure to put the proper year on our checks, and cross our fingers that the New Year will be an improvement on the previous one, let’s pause for a moment and look at upcoming events at South Plainfield Library.             First, the ...

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We are welcoming patrons back into the library—for specific purposes and limited amounts of time. There are some rules to ensure that everyone stays safe and healthy.  Patrons may use the computers and copier, browse for books, or have something notarized. Only a limited number of people are ...

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Well, we’re just days away from Christmas, and then New Year’s comes along a few days later.  You’re probably in the midst of near-last-minute activities, like mailing out Christmas cards (how quaint!) and calculating delivery times from on-line retailers (how modern!).  But, let’s take a breath ...

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We are welcoming patrons back into the library—for specific purposes and limited amounts of time. There are some rules to ensure that everyone stays safe and healthy.  Patrons may use the computers and copier, browse for books, or have something notarized. Only a limited number of people are ...

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We at the Library want you to be safe and our staff to stay safe, and we also want to offer you as much library service as we can in these trying times.  To accomplish all those goals, we are offering virtual programming, curbside material pickup, and lots of online resources. We will be keeping ...

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At this point, it’s tough to tell what this year’s Black Friday will look like.  No doubt the usual crush of shoppers and lonely hunts for parking spaces will be different, given the situation.  You could check on how restrictive things may or may not be, or you can just kick back and check on ...

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Hello, all!  It’s almost Thanksgiving!  Stop by for our limited in-person service or use our curbside pickup service to check out some Thanksgiving books!  Please keep in mind the library will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.  We will be ...

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Contrary to how it might appear, we’re still a couple of weeks away from the start of the Holiday season.  (You can be forgiven for being convinced that it actually started just after Labor Day.)  You’re already probably preparing for that period, and the new year beyond.  But, let’s pause for a ...

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We are welcoming patrons back into the library—for specific purposes and limited amounts of time. There are some rules to ensure that everyone stays safe and healthy.  Patrons may use the computers and copier, browse for books, or have something notarized. Only a limited number of people are ...

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Hello, all!  It’s almost Halloween!  Stop by for our limited in-person service to check out some spooky books and movies, or use our curbside pickup service to request any Halloween books and movies. The South Plainfield Public Library has curbside pickup available, as well as limited in-person ...

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So, got the cobwebs up?  How about the jack-o-lantern?  Well-stocked with candy?  You did remember the surgical gloves, right?  And the extra anti-bacterial wipes?  Well, at least everybody will have their own masks, of one type or another.  Before you start worrying over all this, here’s news from ...

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Have you been reading while you walk?  Many of our wonderful patrons are supporting the library by dedicating bricks on the pathways around the library.  The Friends of the Library are getting ready to place the next order of bricks.  Can they include your name?  Think about dedicating a brick in ...

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Hello, all!  Please make sure to check the South Plainfield Public Library’s website at southplainfield.lib.nj.us or our Facebook page for the most up-to-date information on our available services.  The South Plainfield Public Library has curbside pickup available, as well as limited in-person ...

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Well, vacation season (such as it was) has ended, and schools are (virtually) open.  Fall will be starting up in earnest pretty soon (no qualifications on that), and we seem to be slowly approaching normality (or a fair approximation thereof).  While you try to figure out all of these things, let’s ...

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We are welcoming patrons back into the library—for specific purposes and limited amounts of time. There are some rules to ensure that everyone stays safe and healthy.  Patrons may use the computers and copier, browse for books, or have something notarized. Only a limited number of people are ...

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Hello, all!  Please make sure to check the South Plainfield Public Library’s website at southplainfield.lib.nj.us or our Facebook page for the most up-to-date information on our available services.  The South Plainfield Public Library has curbside pickup available, as well as limited in-person ...

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