This program is for adults and teens age 14 & older. Second of two hands-on programs teaching basic crochet instructions and techniques. Presenter Charlene Varry is a crochet expert who will help you with any crochet problems or questions you may have! Contact the Library for needed materials list. (For related resources, see our Needlework Webfinder.) Presented free; pre-registration IS required.
This program is for adults. 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. The program is free, but pre-registration IS required. (For related resources, see our Meditation & Stress Reduction Webfinder.) This program will be held at the SOUTH PLAINFIELD SENIOR CENTER!
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 May: Loving Women by Pete Hamill. CLICK HERE for the full list of reading selections through December 2014. Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required.
This program is for adults. Reading Choice for April: Wicked by Gregory Maguire. 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. May reading choice 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 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.
This program is for ages 7 - 10. Join us Friday afternoons @ the library as we craft, play games, read stories, and have fun! Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required.
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
Storytime & Craft for April 23rd (6:30 PM) is CANCELLED.
Instead, Uncle John's Puppet Show will be appearing at the Senior Center at that time.
The library will be CLOSED on SUNDAY & MONDAY, MAY 25-26 for Memorial Day holiday.
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