About the Friends

book sale SPRING BOOK SALE - DONATIONS NEEDED!

The Friends of the South Plainfield Library are planning a Spring Book Sale, May 13 - 21, 2017 and are now accepting donations of gently-used books, CDs and DVDs. All sales will benefit our library! Books should be in good condition (not dirty, yellowed or water-damaged) and CDs and DVDs need to be in good shape as well (not scratched or cracked). Sorry, the Friends will not take encyclopedias or textbooks. Even if you don't have anything to donate, we hope to see you there! Click here for a flyer.

quilt SPRING QUILT RAFFLE!

The Friends of the South Plainfield Library are holding a quilt raffle! Enter for a chance to win this beautiful 46" x 46" hand-appliqued quilt - a perfect way to bring a little spring into your home! Tickets are $5 each and are available at the library. You must be 18 or older to participate. Drawing will be held at 6:00 PM on Monday, March 20th; winner need not be present to win. Click here for a flyer.

Tote bag The Friends of the South Plainfield Public Library is a non-profit organization whose members support the Library through advocacy, volunteer services, and fundraising.

The Friends serve as advocates for the development, expansion and improvement of library collections, facilities and services to patrons. Promoting library excellence is the most important item on the Friends' agenda.

Friends Make a Difference

Friends Have Fun


  Join Today!

  • Applications are available at the Library.
  • If you prefer, you can PRINT the application and bring it to the library or mail it to:
  • South Plainfield Public Library
    2484 South Plainfield Ave.
    South Plainfield, NJ 07080
  • Please make checks payable to Friends of the South Plainfield Free Public Library, Inc. Your donation is tax deductible! Questions? Call us at (908) 754-7885.
  • Thank you!

Now you can make an online donation to the Friends via PayPal! Just click on the button below to get started!

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If you prefer to make a donation by check, please make your check payable to Friends of the South Plainfield Free Public Library, Inc. and bring it to the library, or mail it to:

South Plainfield Public Library
2484 South Plainfield Ave.
South Plainfield, NJ 07080

Your donation is tax deductible! Questions? Call us at (908) 754-7885.

Thank you!

Please consider buying a totebag or brick, sponsoring shelving or furniture, or contributing to one of our other Library Fundraisers!



  Meeting Schedule

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY MEETINGS ARE GENERALLY HELD ON THE
THIRD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH, AT 7:00 PM IN THE LIBRARY.

PLEASE NOTE: Meeting schedules are subject to change.
For upcoming meetings, please call the library to confirm time and date.

  Museum Passes & Discount Tickets

Courtesy of the Friends of the Library, patrons with a South Plainfield Library card in good standing may borrow Museum passes or purchase them at a discount. A deposit is required to borrow passes; click here for details. Passes currently available include:

*The Friends have made a special arrangement with the Liberty Science Center which allows $3.00 off the price of admission when you present your South Plainfield library card.


  Library Fundraisers

book sale SPRING BOOK SALE - DONATIONS NEEDED!

The Friends of the South Plainfield Library are planning a Spring Book Sale, May 13 - 21, 2017 and are now accepting donations of gently-used books, CDs and DVDs. All sales will benefit our library! Books should be in good condition (not dirty, yellowed or water-damaged) and CDs and DVDs need to be in good shape as well (not scratched or cracked). Sorry, the Friends will not take encyclopedias or textbooks. Even if you don't have anything to donate, we hope to see you there! Click here for a flyer.

quilt SPRING QUILT RAFFLE!

The Friends of the South Plainfield Library are holding a quilt raffle! Enter for a chance to win this beautiful 46" x 46" hand-appliqued quilt - a perfect way to bring a little spring into your home! Tickets are $5 each and are available at the library. You must be 18 or older to participate. Drawing will be held at 6:00 PM on Monday, March 20th; winner need not be present to win. Click here for a flyer.

Sponsor a brick at our new library!PAVE THE WAY INTO OUR FUTURE!

Help support library programs & services buy purchasing an engraved brick that will become a permanent part of the Library! Bricks will be installed on a walkway to the Children's Reading Garden as well as around Library grounds. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS.

Sponsor a shelf in our library!SPONSOR A SHELF IN OUR LIBRARY!

Our library has over 80,000 materials! Please consider sponsoring a shelf. Your name(s) will be placed on a plaque to recognize your contribution! CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS.

Sponsor furniture in our new library! SPONSOR FURNITURE IN OUR LIBRARY!!

Our library is a public space that needs furniture designed to last! Please consider sponsoring a chair, table, or lounge seater. We will engrave your name, or the name of your company or organization, on a plate to be put on your sponsored piece! CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS.

Amazon Smile logo Help the Library if you Shop on Amazon!

The Friends of the South Plainfield Library will receive 0.5% from every eligible purchase you make through the Amazon Smile program! CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS.

Unity Bank Ucare logo Help the Library if you bank at Unity Bank!

Are you a Unity Bank customer? Through Unity Bank's UCare program, you can name South Plainfield Library as your organization of choice and Unity Bank will make a donation to the library at no cost to you! CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO.

Oak Tree Wine & Spirits Help the Library if you Shop at Oak Tree Wine & Spirits!

Oak Tree Wine & Spirits will donate money to the South Plainfield Library for every bottle of 'WineMasters' wine sold! CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS.

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