Author: Matthew Stevenson

[caption id="attachment_20727" align="alignleft" width="350"] PlainfieldLibrary.net on an iPhone 6[/caption] [caption id="attachment_20726" align="alignright" width="350"] Evergreen Catalog on an iPhone 6[/caption] Our Plainfield Library app is getting a much-needed overhaul! Unfortunately, there will be gap between the launch of our new app this winter and the withdrawal of our...

The Friends Of the Library annual fall book sale will be September 18 - 22 in the main library lobby. There will be a large inventory of books, audiobooks, and large print materials. Come early for the best selection and come later for the best...

A Chance Meeting A secret society met recently at the library, by coincidence on the same night and time as Open Game Night. Called the Society of Luminaries, this small, card-driven cohort gathered in one of the Library's meeting rooms to play their peculiar game called...

The library has recently added some great documentaries to both our digital and physical collections. Be sure to sign up for the weekly newsletter, Wowbrary, and receive an email each Saturday morning with a complete list of our latest additions. Here are some documentary recommendations from...

Changing leaves, cozy sweaters, and all things pumpkin spice flavored: fall is just around the corner! Making plans this season has never been easier with the newest PGTPL Library Guide. The Fall 2019 Guide covers August through October of all sorts of exciting things happening...

After a summer packed full of all kinds of events and activities, you’d think we’d stop for a minute to catch our breath! But that’s not the case here at PGTPL because the staff and I have been feverishly working to bring you another jam-packed...

If your last interaction with a board game was a tedious slog of Monopoly that ended with someone (not you, surely) up-ending the game board and walking away, let me invite you to try something else. Both the variety and quality of tabletop games have...

Do you like music? Do you enjoy flipping through the reviews sections of magazines like Spin and Rolling Stone to find new artists and albums you may like? If so, you should come to Record Club, a new program here at PGTPL.  At Record Club, music...

PGTPL Named Screening Venue for Global Film Festival!  For one week, more than 100,000 film lovers will gather in cinemas, museums, universities, and libraries in cities around the world for the 22nd Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival. For the first time, Plainfield will be on the...