ENTER OUR LOGO CONTEST! Calling all students, artists, and inspired community members! To raise awareness of the abundance and benefits of the free services provided by our library, we are seeking South Plainfield Library Patrons (of all ages) who can design a creative and new logo! Click here for details.
This program is for ages 13 - 17 ONLY. We will be discussing I Am Number Four (Lorien Legacies Series, Book 1) by Pittacus Lore. Click here for a printable flyer. Copies are available at the library; free ebook downloads and audiobook downloads may also be available through Overdrive eLibrary NJ using your library card barcode.
Clubs, Meetings & Series
This program is for adults. Currently, the afternoon book club meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 4PM. Join us for great discussions about fascinating books! Reading Choice for August: Shanghai Girls by Lisa See. CLICK HERE for the full list of reading selections through December 2014. Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required.
This program is for adults. The first two books for the upcoming year will be The Perfume Collector by Kathleen Tessaro (September 25th) and Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman (October 23rd). 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. The first two books for the upcoming year will be Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey (September 17th) and Death of a Political Plant by Ann Ripley (October 15th). Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required.
Brand new DVD releases are usually (but not always!) shown on Mondays at 6:30 PM; check the calendar for schedule. Please visit or call the library (908-754- 7885) for title information. Popcorn is provided! Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required.
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 usually meets 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 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.
LIBRARY CLOSINGS & CANCELLATIONS
The library will be CLOSED ON SUMMER SUNDAYS (June 29th - September 7th).
We will reopen on Sundays beginning September 14th.
The library will be CLOSED on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1st for Labor Day.
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