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Author: Matthew Stevenson

With days getting shorter and temperatures dropping, you might be thinking about spending more time indoors. The October silent auction is underway in the lobby of the Plainfield library and may have what you need to entice you inside. The auction features several books on quilting including Better...

We are excited to host once again the MANHATTEN Short Film Festival . We will host three sessions -  Thursday, September 22 at 2PM, Sunday September 25 at 2 PM and Wednesday, and September 28 at 5:30 PM  - Come for any one of these...

It’s a new month and the silent auction in the Plainfield library lobby display case has been stocked with a new selection of books waiting for your bid! Whether you are a summer grill master or keep the fires burning year-round, Betty Crocker’s Great Grilling features 200 easy-to-prepare...

Celebrate National Library Card Sign-Up Month with our first ever annual Library Crawl! Make your plans to visit participating libraries (all listed below) during the month of September and learn about their services. Each participant will receive a Library Crawl Passport at their home library; when...

The Library will be closed on Monday, September 5th for Labor Day. For your convenience, no items are due and fines do not accrue when the library is closed. Items returned while we are closed are back-dated as well. Enjoy the library from home! Try our digital resources...

Learn Something New With 360+ Instructor-led, Online Classes! Gale Courses supports libraries as educational institutions and gives community members easy access to lifelong learning opportunities including professional development, technology, and personal enrichment courses. Available 24/7, Gale Courses provides more than 360 six-week long, online programs taught by college instructors. New...

Our coworker of 16 years and wonderful friend, Mary Glaser, passed away Monday, August 1 after a brief and courageous battle with cancer. We are mourning the devastating loss of our witty, no-nonsense, loyal, and compassionate friend. The library will be closed on Sunday, August...

August is here, kids are returning to school, and temperatures are still higher than some of us like!  This may be a good time to see what’s new in the Friends of the Plainfield Library (FOL) Silent Auction. One of the highlights of the auction...

If you've visited the library in the past couple of days, you've seen our newly arrived self-check units (still in some packaging to protect them until they are fully installed.) Once the last pieces come in, we expect these new units to be operation sometime...

July is here and that means the Friends of the Plainfield Library (FOL) is offering a new selection of books in the Silent Auction. There are books for cooks and bakers, bird enthusiasts, cat and dog lovers, do-it-yourselfers, and motorsport fans. For those who like...