Wish TreeCONTRIBUTE TO OUR ANGEL TREE!

The library is partnering with South Plainfield's Social Services Department to help our community this holiday season. We've set up an Angel Tree with ornaments representing local families in need. If you'd like to help please stop by the library to pick an ornament and register as an 'Angel'. Gifts should be new and unwrapped and returned to the library by Thursday, December 11th. Click here for a flyer with more information. Questions? Give us a call at (908) 754-7885. Thanks!

Painting by Tom Seiz Art Exhibit extended through November!

The exhibition of paintings in the library by local artist Tom Seiz has been extended through November - stop by the library and check it out!

Rabbi Bernhard Rosenberg HOLOCAUST PROGRAM - THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11TH at 7PM

Rabbi Bernhard Rosenberg will discuss 'The Holocaust as seen through Films.' For more than 35 years, rabbi and author Ben Rosenberg has been one of the pioneering voices for Holocaust and Genocide Education. Working in the Jewish and secular communities, he has been fighting for human rights, respectful Holocaust commemoration and preventing genocide. Sponsored by The Friends of the South Plainfield Public Library. Click here for a printable flyer.

Mr Kurt
SING ALONG WITH MR. KURT - WEDS. DECEMBER 17th at 6:30 PM

For children up to age 7. Come and celebrate the holidays with Mr Kurt and his super silly songs, as well as some seasonal classics! 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. This program will be held at the SOUTH PLAINFIELD SENIOR CENTER. Click here for a printable flyer.

Mr Ray
SING ALONG WITH MR. RAY - WEDS. JANUARY 21st at 6:30 PM

For children up to age 7. 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. This program will be held at the SOUTH PLAINFIELD SENIOR CENTER.


Clubs, Meetings & Series

BOOK DISCUSSION CLUB (AFTERNOON) - TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9th at 4PM

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! books Reading Choice for December: A Lost Lady by Willa Cather. CLICK HERE for the full list of reading selections through December 2014. Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required.

BOOK DISCUSSION CLUB (EVENING) - THURSDAY, JANUARY 29th at 7PM

This program is for adults. Reading choice for January: The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson. Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required.

Mystery Novels Magazine Winter 1933 MYSTERY BOOK CLUB - WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17th at 4PM

This program is for adults. Calling all mystery lovers! Join us for the South Plainfield Mystery Book Club. The reading choice for December will be Blue Corn Murders by Nancy Pickard. Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required.

movie reel MONDAY NIGHT MOVIES

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.

ANIME CLUB anime illustration

This program is for ages 11 and up. Join us to discuss your favorite anime and manga, preview clips, work on artwork & more! Club is moderated by a former comic book store owner/anime enthusiast! The club usually meets every other Wednesday; contact the library for schedule. Pre-registration IS required.

Go board game BOARD GAMES OF THE WORLD - THURSDAYS at 6PM

This program is for age 6 & over. Join us to play international board games such as Go, Shogi and Mancala - beginners through advanced players welcome! This group will meet on the following Thursdays: Nov. 20th, Dec. 4th, 11th, 18th. Presented by Jeff Cupo; free, but pre-registration IS required.

knitting needles and yarn
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.

GENEALOGY ASSOCIATION

The Genealogy Association of South Plainfield is currently on hiatus.

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY

Friends of the LibraryThe 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 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.


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