South Plainfield Library

November 7, 2018

The library will be closed Sunday, November 11 and Monday, November 12 in observance of Veterans Day.  The library will be open on Saturday, November 10; if you come you will be transported to 19th century France in an Armchair Art tour. Explore the world of Paul Cézanne, a painter whose ...

Read more »

Well, it’s going to be another few days before the kids come down from the sugar rush of Halloween, and the candidates sit down and await the returns.  While you’re waiting for those moments of calm, why not pass the time with news from South Plainfield Library?             First of all, you ...

Read more »

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 ...

Read more »

Halloween is coming – are you getting scared?  If you’re frightened you won’t find the right costume or create the best decorations, have no fear.  Your library will help you!  If it’s ghosts you’re afraid of—watch Ghostbusters. We’ve got both the Bill Murray and Melissa McCarthy ...

Read more »

Come join us for Monday Night Movies!  On Monday, October 15 at 6:30 PM, get ready to run for your lives. This week’s showing will take you back to Isla Nublar with Owen Grady (Chris Pratt) and Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard) as they try to rescue the dinosaurs from an impending volcanic eruption.  ...

Read more »

Well, we’re nearly one week into October.  And (we hope) we’ve put the hot, humid, 80-90° days behind us for a while.  So, as we adjust to the new weather pattern, and prepare for the approach of the next one, let’s look at news from South Plainfield Library:             First, the Library will ...

Read more »

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 ...

Read more »

The Friends of the Library are having their annual book sale. It starts Saturday, September 22 and continues through the 30th.  You’ll find histories and mysteries, cookbooks and children’s books, best-sellers and classics.  Come Saturday for the largest selection and come back later in the week ...

Read more »

Well, vacation season has wound down, the kids are back in school, preparations for leaf raking are underway, and Halloween supply stores are open.  Autumn will be starting up in a few days.  But, while there’s still a bit of technical summer around, let’s relax with the latest news from South ...

Read more »

Monday Night Movies are back!  Come join us Monday, September 10 at 6:30 PM for this week’s newest release starring Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, and Mary Steenburgen.  Four lifelong friends are part of a book club, and their lives change when they decide to read Fifty Shades of Grey.  ...

Read more »

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 ...

Read more »

It’s been a very busy summer! We are making some improvements in the meeting room, and we need a little break, so there are no programs scheduled for the coming weeks.  That doesn’t mean there is no reason to come to the library! You’ll need some books, games, magazines and movies to help you enjoy ...

Read more »

As summer passes quickly by, and we prepare for autumn (or Holiday shopping season, whichever comes first), let’s look at news from South Plainfield Library:             First, be advised that we’ll be closed on Sunday, September 2nd, and Monday, September 3rd, in observance of Labor ...

Read more »

Come join us Monday, August 13 at 6:30 PM for Monday Night Movies.  This week’s selection is a horror drama starring John Krasinski and Emily Blunt.  Their characters are husband and wife, and they are trying to protect their family from monsters with super sensitive hearing.  It is rated PG-13.  ...

Read more »

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 ...

Read more »

Come join us Monday, July 23 at 6:30 PM for Monday Night Movies.  This week’s selection stars Donald Sutherland and Helen Mirren, and it follows their characters as they journey across the country in a RV, rekindling their passion for life and their romance.  It is rated R.  If you cannot make it ...

Read more »

Time for news from your friendly neighborhood AIR-CONDITIONED South Plainfield Library:             First, a reminder that we’ll be closed on Sundays for the rest of the summer.  Our other operating hours remain the same.             Turning to our very active schedule of children’s ...

Read more »

The library will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th to celebrate the 4th of July.  We will also be closed on Sundays during July and August.  Regular Sunday hours will resume in September. Summer has arrived, bringing with it plenty of sunshine, ice cream, and lots of time to read. Be sure to sign ...

Read more »

The South Plainfield Public Library will be open this Sunday, June 24 from 1:30 PM – 5 PM.  This is the last Sunday the library will be open until September.  During July and August, the library will be closed on Sundays, but the rest of the hours during the week will remain the same. Come join ...

Read more »

Well, we’re just a few days away from the beginning of summer.  That might be a surprise, since everyone seems to think summer started about three weeks ago.  In any case, no matter the season, there’s news from South Plainfield Library:             First, be advised the Library will be closed ...

Read more »

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 ...

Read more »

It's June – that means there is only one month until summer reading starts.  As always, there will be clubs for children of all ages, adults and young adults. Reading books and winning prizes-- what's not to like? Sign up will begin the last week of June. Anything you read counts towards your ...

Read more »

The South Plainfield Public Library will be closed this Sunday, May 27 and Monday, May 28 due to Memorial Day.  Because of the holiday, there will be no movie showing this week on Monday evening or Wednesday afternoon.  Monday Night Movies will resume the week of June 4, with a newly released ...

Read more »

And here is (ACHOO!!) some more (ACHOO!!) news from (COUGH!!) South Plainfield Library:             First, our previously-postponed Holi program, celebrating the Indian festival of colors, has been postponed again.  Due to predicted inclement weather, it has been rescheduled to Saturday, July ...

Read more »

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 ...

Read more »

For over a year, the library has been offering English conversation groups. The groups offer adult language learners an opportunity to practice speaking English in a fun and informal way. We are very pleased to announce that we will be starting an evening group. It will meet for 8 Mondays, ...

Read more »

Your library is a hub of education and entertainment that is available to you not just when the library is open, but at all hours, thanks to our great online resources.   If you want to brush up on your computer skills, or learn something new, try Learning Express.  You can access it through the ...

Read more »

Time for a LOT more news from South Plainfield Library:             Here’s the children’s programming:             - We have a “Tween Craft” program, for kids age 9 & over, Friday afternoon (April 13th) at 3:30.  Participants will make flower pens for Mother’s Day.  The program is free, but ...

Read more »

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 ...

Read more »

The library is closed today Friday, March 30 in observance of Good Friday.  The library will also be closed Sunday, April 1 in observance of Easter. Come join us at the library for Monday Night Movies!  On April 2 at 6:30 PM, we will be showing a new movie based on the Agatha Christie book ...

Read more »