Jamie Novak 'KEEP THIS TOSS THAT' ORGANIZING PROGRAM - THURSDAY, MAY 5th at 7:00 PM

SEATING IS LIMITED, REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Join author Jamie Novak for a humorous look at the common challenges to getting organized. Aside from a laugh or two, you will walk away with tips on how to clean your closets and make piles of paperwork disappear! Perfect for savers and sentimentalists! Jamie is the author of Keep This Toss That, she has been seen on HGTV and QVC and she most recently served as a home blogger for Martha Stewart's Whole Living. If you are wondering what to keep, what to toss and how to let it go, this workshop is not to be missed! Click here for a printable flyer.

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MONDAY NIGHT MOVIES - MONDAY, MAY 9th at 6:30 PM

Showing: Joy. Rated PG-13, running time 124 min. Popcorn is provided! Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required. Click here to see the schedule for upcoming movies.

MOVIE (second showing) - WEDNESDAY, MAY 11th at 12:15 PM

Showing: Joy. Rated PG-13, running time 124 min. Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required.

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KIDS' SING-ALONG WITH MR. RAY - WEDNESDAY, MAY 11th at 6:30 PM

Come and join us for a rockin' and rollin' sing along with Mr Ray! In lieu of an admission charge, adults should bring a new, unopened non-perishable food item for each person attending. Donations will be given to the South Plainfield Food Pantry. Click here for a printable flyer.

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MONDAY NIGHT MOVIES - MONDAY, MAY 16th at 6:30 PM

Showing: The Choice. Rated PG-13, running time 111 min. Popcorn is provided! Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required. Click here to see the schedule for upcoming movies.

MOVIE (second showing) - WEDNESDAY, MAY 18th at 12:15 PM

Showing: The Choice. Rated PG-13, running time 111 min. Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required.

MYSTERY BOOK CLUB - WEDNESDAY, MAY 18th at 4:30 PM

PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE TO 4:30!

drugs DRUGS & ALCOHOL IN THE COMMUNITY - THURSDAY, MAY 19th at 7:00 PM

You think you know what your kids are up to, but chances are you don't know everything. Join us for an educational and informative evening featuring guest speakers on drug and alcohol abuse, addiction and options. Personal stories will be shared, and a question and answer session will follow the program. Refreshments will be served! Hosted by the South Plainfield Mayor's Wellness Committee, with the support of the TAP South Plainfield, and the South Plainfield Observer. Presented free; registration is NOT required. Click here for a flyer with more information.

Help Wanted sign JOB SEARCH SKILLS: PARTS TO A RESUME - MONDAY, MAY 23rd from 1:00 - 3:00 PM

This program is for adults. First of a weekly series on job search skills. Presented by the Professional Services Group of New Brunswick (PSGNB). PSGNB is a non-profit organization that assists unemployed professional in their job search. They provide training aimed at improving your resume, interviewing & networking skills, and using social media for job-hunting. Stay tuned for details on upcoming programs in this series! For links to helpful job-searching resources, see Useful Websites: JOBS & CAREERS.

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MONDAY NIGHT MOVIES - MONDAY, MAY 23rd at 6:30 PM

Showing: A Royal Night Out. Rated PG-13, running time 111 min. Popcorn is provided! Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required. Click here to see the schedule for upcoming movies.

MOVIE (second showing) - WEDNESDAY, MAY 25th at 12:15 PM

Showing: A Royal Night Out. Rated PG-13, running time 111 min. Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required.

Cristine Iannitto-Cancela CHAIR YOGA - THURSDAY, MAY 26th at 7:00 PM

This program is for adults; pre-registration is required. PLEASE NOTE: You will need to bring a yoga mat to keep your chair from sliding on the floor! Are you feeling tired? Stressed? Come enjoy some restorative and peaceful chair yoga! This introduction to yoga will include gentle yoga positions that are very basic and suitable for all ages and figures - no previous experience necessary! All yoga will be done while sitting in a chair so there will be no extensive movement. Presented by instructor Cristine Iannitto-Cancela. There will be additional sessions on June 16 and July 14. Click here for a printable flyer. For related resources, see our Meditation & Stress Reduction Webfinder.

teacup REVOLUTIONARY TEA: AN 18th CENTURY EXPERIENCE - SATURDAY, MAY 28th at 1:00 PM

Why was tea so important in the lives of 18th-century people that fashion-conscious families posed for portraits with their tea sets? Did Great Britain lose her American Colonies over 'the cup that cheers?' Find out in this unusual costumed presentation of tea lore, history, songs, poetry, living history display and demonstration. Tea and cookies will be served! Presented free; pre-registration IS required. Click here for a printable flyer.

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MONDAY NIGHT MOVIES - MONDAY, JUNE 6th at 6:30 PM

Showing: The Finest Hours. Rated PG-13, running time 117 min. Popcorn is provided! Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required. Click here to see the schedule for upcoming movies.

MOVIE (second showing) - WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8th at 12:15 PM

Showing: The Finest Hours. Rated PG-13, running time 117 min. Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required.

mortarboard and diplomaBREAKING THE BARRIERS TO COLLEGE ADMISSION - THURSDAY, JUNE 9th at 7:00 PM

Whether you're interested in a selective, highly selective, Ivy, Public Ivy, state or local college, Mark Walters, president of IvySmartAmerica will share his 30+ years of experience with parents and students. From transcript to profile to essay, he will show students how to stand out from the crowd and empower you with tools to turn rejection into selection! Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required. Click here for a printable flyer.


Clubs, Meetings & Series

BOOK DISCUSSION CLUB (AFTERNOON) - TUESDAY, MAY 10th at 4:00 PM

books Currently, the afternoon book club meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 4PM. Join us for great discussions about fascinating books! The next reading selection is The Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown. CLICK HERE for the **NEW** revised list of reading selections for 2016. Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required.

BOOK DISCUSSION CLUB (EVENING) - THURSDAY, MAY 26th at 7:00 PM

The next reading selection is The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman. Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required. CLICK HERE for the full list of reading selections through June 2016.

Mystery Novels Magazine Winter 1933 MYSTERY BOOK CLUB - WEDNESDAY, MAY 18th at 4:30 PM

PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE TO 4:30! Calling all mystery lovers! Join us for the South Plainfield Mystery Book Club. The next reading selection is Dying for Chocolate by Diane Mott Davidson. CLICK HERE for the full list of reading selections through June 2016. Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required.

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MONDAY NIGHT MOVIES

Brand new DVD releases are usually (but not always!) shown on Mondays at 6:30 PM and usually (but not always!) re-run on Wednesdays at 12:15 PM. Popcorn is provided! Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required. CLICK HERE to see the schedule of upcoming movies.

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KNITTERS & CROCHETERS CLUB - THURSDAYS at 6:30 PM

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. For related resources, see our Needlework Webfinder.

Friends of the Library FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY

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.

LIBRARY BOARD of TRUSTEES

The Library Board generally meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM at the South Plainfield Public Library. All are welcome! Meeting schedules are subject to change. For upcoming meeting dates, please check the Library Calendar.


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