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‘Tis the season to bake up a storm! There’s no better way to spread some festive cheer than to make some holiday recipes from the cookbooks below, or from our featured display at the library. Click on the book title to place a hold on...

We're partnering with Versiti to host a blood drive on Friday, December 9 from 11a-4:10p! This blood drive is in honor of one of our coworkers and friends who was recently diagnosed with cancer in October this year. While she hasn't yet needed any blood transfusions,...

Please note: Per the schedule of library board of Trustees meetings approved at the November 2021 meeting, the December 2022 meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 13th at 7:00 PM in the Carnegie Room.[pdf-embedder url="https://www.plainfieldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/board-meetings-2022.pdf" title="board meetings 2022"]...

Are you ready for the next Big Library Read? From November 2-16, Darcie Little Badger’s indigenous fantasy novel, A Snake Falls to Earth, will be available without waiting on the Libby app or by visiting https://idl.overdrive.com/. Readers from around the globe can then discuss the novel online at https://biglibraryread.com/join-the-discussion/ or by using...

With Halloween only days away, have you decided what your jack-o’-lantern will look like? From painting to carving, to accessorizing, we’ve selected some books that will give you plenty of ideas and inspiration for your pumpkin party this Halloween. Click on a book title to...

We are happy to announce expanded access to two great resources for searching historical newspapers! Both Newspapers.com and Newpaper Archive are available from home as well as within the library! The scope of both collections has expanded as well. Newspapers.com Library Edition is an extensive database...

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...

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...

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...