South Plainfield Library

June 3, 2020

Hi all!  It’s hard to believe that it’s June already, but here we are!  Hopefully, everyone has been staying safe and healthy.  Even though the South Plainfield Public Library is still closed, it doesn’t mean you can’t see us (virtually, of course) for some fun programs.  We have a full schedule in ...

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Well, here in the Garden State, we’re slightly less locked down than we have been over the past few weeks.  And, while the South Plainfield Library building remains closed, our staff is still pretty active on your behalf.  We’re still able to provide services (like e-books, library cards and ...

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The South Plainfield Public Library is still closed until further notice, but just because we’re closed, it doesn’t mean you can’t still access some of our great resources.  For our online databases, you will need a library barcode number (which is on the back of your library card) and a pin number ...

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Hi, All!  We hope you are doing as well as expected.  Remember to take care of yourself by getting some fresh air everyday and keeping active.  Even though we encourage using the library’s online resources, we want you to get away from your screens now and then and move around! All kinds of ...

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The South Plainfield Public Library is still closed, but that doesn’t mean you can’t access some great resources from us.  For our online databases, you will need a library barcode number (which is on the back of your library card) and a pin number (which is usually the last four digits of your ...

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Well, the hiatus continues.  Fortunately, the work of South Plainfield Library also continues, albeit under more electronic conditions.  Here’s what we’re up to:             Even though the building is still closed and we can’t meet personally, we’re still offering many of our programs, for both ...

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The South Plainfield Public Library is still closed until further notice, but just because we’re closed, it doesn’t mean you can’t still access some of our great resources.  For our online databases, you will need a library barcode number (which is on the back of your library card) and a pin number ...

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The South Plainfield Public Library is still closed until further notice, but just because our doors are shuttered, it doesn’t mean you can’t still access some awesome resources from us.  For our online databases, you will need a library barcode number (which is on the back of your library card) ...

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Time for a few words (nearly 600 of them, in fact) from South Plainfield Library:             First of all, we’re still closed due to the current COVID-19 situation.  We’ll remain closed until further notice.  At present, it hasn’t been determined exactly when “further notice” will be given, but ...

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The South Plainfield Library will be closed indefinitely.  We feel that this is the best way to keep our community healthy and slow the spread of the COVID19 virus. If you have library materials at home, continue to enjoy them. We will be renewing everything until the library reopens. We never ...

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Come on by for Monday Night Movies this Monday, March 16 at 6:25 PM (please note the earlier start time for this week!).  This week’s selection is a newly released World War II movie portraying the Attack on Pearl Harbor and the Battle of Midway, along with other battles in the Pacific Theatre.  It ...

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 Well, we’ve started a new month, and we’re between St. David’s Day (Cymru am byth!) and St. Patrick’s Day (Éirinn go Brách!).  Fortunately, South Plainfield Library has some things to keep you busy between celebrations of Welsh and Irish heritage.             Starting with the children’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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Self-checkout is here!  In our on-going efforts to serve you better, the library has installed two new self-checkout machines, one at the circulation desk and one in the children’s room. Of course, we are always happy to check out your material—we love the personal interaction!  Self-check lets you ...

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Happy Valentine’s Day!  Looking for other ideas for how to spend Valentine’s Day?  Check out one of our romance or romcom movies, grab a cookbook to get some recipes to surprise your sweetheart with, or even check out some of our craft books to give you some ideas for a one-of-kind Valentine’s Day ...

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Time for a whole lot of news from South Plainfield Library:             First, we’ll be closed on Wednesday in observance of Lincoln’s Birthday, and on Sunday, Feb. 16th, and Monday, Feb. 17th, in observance of President’s Day.             Turning to our children’s programs:             - We’ll ...

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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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Library programs this week feature movement for all ages.  On Saturday, January 25 at 2:00 pm there will be Yoga for Children ages 8 to 12.  Join us for fun interactive yoga poses, mindful movement, proper breathing exercises, and creative games taught by certified yoga teacher Suchitra Uniyal.  ...

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As we go further into the New Year, be sure to check out any books we have to help you accomplish your New Year’s resolutions.  The library has a large collection of cookbooks, as well as fitness, financial education, and decluttering books.  If you are looking to learn a new skill, we have books ...

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Well, we certainly hope you’re adjusting to this new year of 2020, as you put up new calendars, start new daily planners, and try not to put 2019 on your checks.  Meanwhile, we at the Library are starting the year with a bunch of programming.  For instance…             First, just a reminder that ...

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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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Happy Holidays!  This coming week the library will be closed for Christmas Eve on Tuesday, December 24 and Christmas Day on Wednesday, December 25.  The following week, the library will be closed for New Year’s Eve on Tuesday, December 31 and New Year’s Day on Wednesday, January 1.  All other ...

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With any luck, you can spare a few minutes from buying presents, putting up decorations, searching for a parking space, using the ATM, addressing & mailing cards (how old-fashioned!), and taking your kids to the next showing of “Frozen II” to look at news from South Plainfield ...

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Your library is always looking for the best in books and movies, the most interesting, educational, and entertaining programs, and for better ways to serve you This is a only a small thing, but it might make your life easier.  The library is now able to offer hold and overdue notices via text ...

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It will soon be Thanksgiving!  This means that the library will close early on Wednesday, November 27 at 6 PM.  The library will also be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29.  We will reopen our normal hours on Saturday, November 30 from 9 AM to 5 PM and Sunday, December 1 from ...

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It’s time for the latest news from South Plainfield Library:             First, the Library will be closed on Sunday (Nov. 10th) and Monday (Nov. 11th) in observance of Veteran’s Day.             We’ll start with a look at our upcoming children’s schedule:             - We’ll have our “Babytime” ...

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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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           So, have you gotten the kids’ costumes ready?  Bought up loads of candy?  Put up the cobwebs and jack-o-lanterns?  Prepared for the Martian war machines?  If you have, then you should take a break and read up on news from South Plainfield Library:            We’ll start with our revised ...

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Come join us for Monday Night Movies on Monday, October 21 at 6:30 PM.  The latest release we are showing is a Disney live action remake that involves a street rat, a blue genie, and a magic carpet, to name a few characters. Please note that the doors do not open until 6:15 PM to give us time to ...

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