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Friends of the Library

2022 Book Sales

2022 Book Sale Dates:

  • February 23 – 27
  • May 11 – 15
  • July 27 – 31
  • October 5 – 9
  • December 7 – 11

Days and Hours

  • Wednesdays: 9a – 8p (Regular Price)
  • Thursdays: 9a – 8p (Regular Price)
  • Fridays: 9a – 6p (Regular Price)
  • Saturdays: 9a – 5p (Half Price Day)
  • Sundays: 1 – 5p (Bag of Books $5)

The Friends of the Library now have an online book store for donated materials!

Friends of the Library News

  • 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......

  • 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......

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Join and support Friends of the Library!

What a difference a Friend makes! Through volunteering and financial support, the Friends have made possible:

  • Programs for children, teens, and adults
  • Support for the Summer Reading Club
  • The 100th Birthday Party for the library
  • The annual Plainfield Garden Tour
  • The Arts Gala
  • The purchase of supplies and equipment for the library

More Info

Annual Membership Rates
  • Individual Membership: $15
  • Family Membership: $25
  • Supporting Membership: $50
  • Sustaining: $100+
How to Volunteer with the Friends

Please fill out this form. You can also call the Friends of the Library at 839-6602 ext. 2198.

Friends Of The Library Brochure

Friends Of The Library Goals

  • Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with the Board of Trustees.
  • Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with the library staff.
  • Operate the Friends of the Library autonomously and in a businesslike manner.
  • Ensure accountability of the Friends’ Board to their membership.
  • Network with other Friends groups to share ideas and information.
  • Identify and define current membership.
  • Institute consistent communication with our membership.
  • Increase membership and recruit additional board members.
  • Explore options for better PR and media coverage for events and activities sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Board Members

  • Jasraj Sandhu
  • Nancy Brandenburg
  • Cindy Callahan
  • Ruth Dickinson
  • Norma Ebert
  • Karen Gooding
  • Mary Ann Hamilton
  • Susan Jones
  • Mark Vickery
  • Cindy Whicker
  • Amanda Wells

Do you have questions about Friends of the Library?

The library staff would be happy to direct you in the right direction to connect with Friends of the Library!