The library has once again partnered with the South Plainfield Social Services Department to help make the holidays a little merrier this year. Our Angel Tree has ornaments representing residents who are in need this holiday season. If you'd like to participate please stop by the library to become an 'Angel'. You'll have until 6:00 PM Friday December 13th to return a new and unwrapped gift to the library! PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION. Questions? Give us a call at (908) 754-7885. Thanks!
For children age 3 and up. Make a craft to give to someone special this holiday season! Space is limited; pre-registration is REQUIRED. A $1.00 materials fee is due upon registration.
Clubs, Meetings & Series
This program is for adults. Currently, the afternoon book club meets on the third Tuesday of every month. Reading choice for December 17: Serena by Ron Rash. Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required.
This program is for adults. The Evening Book Club will not meet in December. The reading choice for January is Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel. CLICK HERE for the full list of reading selections through May 2014. Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required.
This program is for adults. Calling all mystery lovers! Join us for the South Plainfield Mystery Book Club. Reading choice for December to be announced. Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required.
Movies usually (but not always!) show on Mondays at 6:30 PM. Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required. Please visit or call the library (908-754- 7885) for time & title information.
This program is for ages 11 and up. Join us to discuss your favorite anime and manga, preview clips, work on artwork & more! Club will be moderated by a former comic book store owner/anime enthusiast! The club will meet every other Wednesday; pre-registration IS required.
Join our friendly group of knitters and crocheters! Come to the library on Thursday evenings to work on your own projects at your own pace. Beginners through experts are welcome! Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required.
The Genealogy Association of South Plainfield is currently on hiatus.
The Friends of the South Plainfield Public Library is a non-profit organization whose members support the Library through advocacy, volunteer services, and fundraising. Friends of the Library meetings are generally held on the first Thursday of the month, at 7:00 PM in the library. All are welcome! Please call the library to confirm time and date.
The Library Board generally meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the South Plainfield Public Library. All are welcome! Meeting schedules are subject to change. For upcoming meeting dates, please check the Library Calendar.
LIBRARY CLOSINGS & CANCELLATIONS
The library will be CLOSED ALL DAY TUESDAY - WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 24th -25th.
ALL CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS are CANCELLED DECEMBER 26th - JANUARY 7th.
The library will CLOSE at 12:30PM on TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31st
and will be CLOSED ALL DAY on JANUARY 1ST.
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