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Monday May 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Library closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Library will be closed for Memorial Day

Tuesday May 30, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

 stories, rhymes, music, and more with Miss Laura.

Ages 0-2

Location: Children's Room

Wednesday May 31, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have fun listening to stories with Miss Laura. Features music, fingerplays and school readiness activities along with a companion hands on activity.

Ages 2-5

Location: Children's Room

Saturday June 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_bookman 10:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Make and Take Book Bag Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Miss Laura   508-695-1784   lgiangrande@sailsinc.org
   

Here’s a great way to start your summer reading – make and take your own book bag! Come into the library today and we’ll give you a plain, canvass bag that you can decorate and make your own. We’ll have all you need to create a masterpiece on your bag but I do need to warn you MARKERS USED WILL BE PERMANENT so be careful with skin and clothes. This is a drop in activity for all ages and 30 bags will be available.

 

    Location: Children's Room
Monday June 5, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have fun listening to stories with Miss Laura. Features music, fingerplays and school readiness activities along with a companion hands on activity.

Ages 2-5

Location: Children's Room

 
lib_teddybear_reading 1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

 stories, rhymes, music, and more with Miss Laura. You asked and we listened! A new time for Mother Goose in the afternoon for those kids who are done with half day care or who just don't nap. 

Ages 0-2

    Location: Children's Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Friends of the Library Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Friends of the Library meet the first Monday of every month (except July & August). Won't you join us to help make the library the best it can be to all of our neighbors?

Tuesday June 6, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

 stories, rhymes, music, and more with Miss Laura.

Ages 0-2

Location: Children's Room

Wednesday June 7, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_red 1:15 PM  -  2:00 PM Senior Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Director leads a monthly discussion group at the Senior Center. Anyone is welcome to come. Books are available at the Library and can be seen on our Pinterest Page Reading: The Architect's Apprentice by Elif Shafak

    Location: Senior Center
 
lib_teddybear_reading 1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have fun listening to stories with Miss Laura. Features music, fingerplays and school readiness activities along with a companion hands on activity.

Ages 2-5

Location: Children's Room

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Neptune the Reading Dog Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Melissa Campbell   508-695-1784   mcampbell@sailsinc.org
   

Come read to Neptune, a big, beautiful Shepherd!  New and struggling readers can build fluency and confidence by reading to dogs.  Read the research here: https://www.ucdavis.edu/spotlight/0410/reading_to_rover.html

Drop in

 
lib_bookflipping 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Chapter Cubs Wrap Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

It's a Wrap for our latest Chapter Cubs group - we are finished with our Magic School Bus books and now is the time for our Book Club Meeting. We'll start with a discussion and share what we've read, along with some light snacks, and then we'll watch a Magic School Bus movie.

    Location: Children's Room
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Saturday June 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Summer Hours: Closed Saturdays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Summer Hours begin June 5: Monday 10-8pm, Tuesday 10-5pm, Wednesday 10-8pm, Thursday 10-2pm, Friday 1-5pm. Closed Saturdays and Sundays until after Labor Day. 

Monday June 12, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have fun listening to stories with Miss Laura. Features music, fingerplays and school readiness activities along with a companion hands on activity.

Ages 2-5

Location: Children's Room

 
lib_teddybear_reading 1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

 stories, rhymes, music, and more with Miss Laura. You asked and we listened! A new time for Mother Goose in the afternoon for those kids who are done with half day care or who just don't nap. 

Ages 0-2

    Location: Children's Room
 
rec_legoguy 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 5 and up are welcome to come and build with the thousands of Library Legos. We will display your creations at the library. Meet new friends who love Legos, too. 

Tuesday June 13, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

 stories, rhymes, music, and more with Miss Laura.

Ages 0-2

Location: Children's Room

Wednesday June 14, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have fun listening to stories with Miss Laura. Features music, fingerplays and school readiness activities along with a companion hands on activity.

Ages 2-5

Location: Children's Room

 
misc_new_red 7:00 PM Pinterest Can't Fail Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

If you are like me, you see a lot of really cute craft and home projects on Pinterest that you want to try but are afraid to have that Pinterest Fail moment.  Join the Pinterest CAN’T Fail club at the Plainville Public Library for adult & teens.

We will be deciding on our project at the May meeting. The materials fee will be announced with the registration. Register at http://www.plainvillepubliclibrary.org/pinterestcantfail.html

    Location: conference room
Saturday June 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Summer Hours: Closed Saturdays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Summer Hours begin June 5: Monday 10-8pm, Tuesday 10-5pm, Wednesday 10-8pm, Thursday 10-2pm, Friday 1-5pm. Closed Saturdays and Sundays until after Labor Day. 

Monday June 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Adult and Teen Library Bingo Begins Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pick up your Library BINGO card and see how much you can finish by August 18. Turn in your BINGO card at the library by then for a chance to win one of our 5 gift baskets full of great stuff. 

 
misc_construction 10:00 AM Summer Reading Registration starts! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come "Build a Better World" this summer. All ages are welcome to join us for our Summer Reading Program.  This year we are doing Read and Bead for ages 5 and up - so you will be building your Reading Chain all summer. Ages 4 and under will have Early Literacy Activity sheets.  And you will be be building a Lego monstrosity within the library as you read and do literacy activities.

 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have fun listening to stories with Miss Laura. Features music, fingerplays and school readiness activities along with a companion hands on activity.

Ages 2-5

Location: Children's Room

 
lib_teddybear_reading 1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

 stories, rhymes, music, and more with Miss Laura. You asked and we listened! A new time for Mother Goose in the afternoon for those kids who are done with half day care or who just don't nap. 

Ages 0-2

    Location: Children's Room
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Tuesday June 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_construction 10:00 AM Summer Reading Registration Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come "Build a Better World" this summer. All ages are welcome to join us for our Summer Reading Program.  This year we are doing Read and Bead for ages 5 and up - so you will be building your Reading Chain all summer. Ages 4 and under will have Early Literacy Activity sheets.  And you will be be building a Lego monstrosity within the library as you read and do literacy activities.

 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

 stories, rhymes, music, and more with Miss Laura.

Ages 0-2

Location: Children's Room

Wednesday June 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_construction 10:00 AM Summer Reading Registration Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come "Build a Better World" this summer. All ages are welcome to join us for our Summer Reading Program.  This year we are doing Read and Bead for ages 5 and up - so you will be building your Reading Chain all summer. Ages 4 and under will have Early Literacy Activity sheets.  And you will be be building a Lego monstrosity within the library as you read and do literacy activities.

 
lib_teddybear_reading 1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have fun listening to stories with Miss Laura. Features music, fingerplays and school readiness activities along with a companion hands on activity.

Ages 2-5

Location: Children's Room

 
rec_games 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Family Fun Phonics Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come in for some Family Game Night fun! The games will focus on building reading skills for emergent readers - children in Kindergarten through second grade. We will have games like Zingo, Boggle Jr, and others all intended to strengthen phonics understanding a phonemic awareness to help build confident, competent readers. So spend one Wednesday night a month here with us and lets help build excitement for reading in our community!

Thursday June 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_construction 10:00 AM Summer Reading Registration Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come "Build a Better World" this summer. All ages are welcome to join us for our Summer Reading Program.  This year we are doing Read and Bead for ages 5 and up - so you will be building your Reading Chain all summer. Ages 4 and under will have Early Literacy Activity sheets.  And you will be be building a Lego monstrosity within the library as you read and do literacy activities.

Friday June 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_construction 10:00 AM Summer Reading Registration Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come "Build a Better World" this summer. All ages are welcome to join us for our Summer Reading Program.  This year we are doing Read and Bead for ages 5 and up - so you will be building your Reading Chain all summer. Ages 4 and under will have Early Literacy Activity sheets.  And you will be be building a Lego monstrosity within the library as you read and do literacy activities.

Saturday June 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Summer Hours: Closed Saturdays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Summer Hours begin June 5: Monday 10-8pm, Tuesday 10-5pm, Wednesday 10-8pm, Thursday 10-2pm, Friday 1-5pm. Closed Saturdays and Sundays until after Labor Day. 

Monday June 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Scavenger Hunt Begins Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Our Annual Scavenger Hunt begins TODAY! Take a look around Plainville to find out what those pictures are of.  Entries and photos will be available online and at the library. Turn in your entry (even if you didn't find them all) because you might have the most correct answers. The one with the most correct answers will be our grand prize winner: An Amazon Kindle.  And 2 runner-ups will be chosen to win bag of goodies to keep kids busy in the car this summer. If there are mulitple entries with the same number of correct entries, winners be chosen at random from those with the most correct answers. One entry per person. 

"Build a Better World" is our Summer Reading theme this year. 

 
misc_construction 10:00 AM Summer Reading Registration Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come "Build a Better World" this summer. All ages are welcome to join us for our Summer Reading Program.  This year we are doing Read and Bead for ages 5 and up - so you will be building your Reading Chain all summer. Ages 4 and under will have Early Literacy Activity sheets.  And you will be be building a Lego monstrosity within the library as you read and do literacy activities.

 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have fun listening to stories with Miss Laura. Features music, fingerplays and school readiness activities along with a companion hands on activity.

Ages 2-5

Location: Children's Room

Tuesday June 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_construction 10:00 AM Summer Reading Registration Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come "Build a Better World" this summer. All ages are welcome to join us for our Summer Reading Program.  This year we are doing Read and Bead for ages 5 and up - so you will be building your Reading Chain all summer. Ages 4 and under will have Early Literacy Activity sheets.  And you will be be building a Lego monstrosity within the library as you read and do literacy activities.

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lib_teddybear_reading 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Teddy Bear Picnic Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All ages are welcome to join us for our Annual Teddy Bear Picnic with Miss Cindy for music, dancing and fun. Bring a lunch and your blankets and your favorite Teddy for a picnic outside. Will be held indoors if rain. 

 

Wednesday June 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_construction 10:00 AM Summer Reading Registration Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come "Build a Better World" this summer. All ages are welcome to join us for our Summer Reading Program.  This year we are doing Read and Bead for ages 5 and up - so you will be building your Reading Chain all summer. Ages 4 and under will have Early Literacy Activity sheets.  And you will be be building a Lego monstrosity within the library as you read and do literacy activities.

 
ent_circ_tentsm 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Circus Minimus Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our big Kick Off to Summer Reading event with the fabulous Circus Minimus Show. for all ages. 

From Kevin O’Keefe’s suitcase an entire circus emerges: tent, band, lights, the boisterous ringmaster Steve Fitzpatrick, the officious Mervin Merkle, the incredible Bumbilini Family, the Magician to the Stars Clyde Zerbini, and Keefer–an innocent trying to runaway and join the circus. However, the most important performers emerge from the audience.

This event is being funded by the Friends of the Plainville Public Library, Inc. 

    Location: Children's Room
Thursday June 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_construction 10:00 AM Summer Reading Registration Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come "Build a Better World" this summer. All ages are welcome to join us for our Summer Reading Program.  This year we are doing Read and Bead for ages 5 and up - so you will be building your Reading Chain all summer. Ages 4 and under will have Early Literacy Activity sheets.  And you will be be building a Lego monstrosity within the library as you read and do literacy activities.

 
ent_filmproj 10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Movie Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

We will be showing a G or PG rated movie each week. This Week the Title is:  Lego Batman (PG)

Feel free to bring your own pillows and snacks and enjoy the air conditioning.

Friday June 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_construction 10:00 AM Summer Reading Registration Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come "Build a Better World" this summer. All ages are welcome to join us for our Summer Reading Program.  This year we are doing Read and Bead for ages 5 and up - so you will be building your Reading Chain all summer. Ages 4 and under will have Early Literacy Activity sheets.  And you will be be building a Lego monstrosity within the library as you read and do literacy activities.

 
misc_scissors 1:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Make and Take Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Drop in and make a BIG STEAM related craft or activity to take home. What does BIG STEAM stand for? Building, Invention, Gardening, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Music. Best for ages 3 and up.

    Location: Children's Room
Monday July 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_construction 10:00 AM Summer Reading Registration Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come "Build a Better World" this summer. All ages are welcome to join us for our Summer Reading Program.  This year we are doing Read and Bead for ages 5 and up - so you will be building your Reading Chain all summer. Ages 4 and under will have Early Literacy Activity sheets.  And you will be be building a Lego monstrosity within the library as you read and do literacy activities.

 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have fun listening to stories with Miss Laura. Features music, fingerplays and school readiness activities along with a companion hands on activity.

Ages 2-5

Location: Children's Room

Tuesday July 4, 2017 Go To Top
food_hamburger Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Happy July 4th. The Library is closed for the holiday.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_construction 10:00 AM Summer Reading Registration Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come "Build a Better World" this summer. All ages are welcome to join us for our Summer Reading Program.  This year we are doing Read and Bead for ages 5 and up - so you will be building your Reading Chain all summer. Ages 4 and under will have Early Literacy Activity sheets.  And you will be be building a Lego monstrosity within the library as you read and do literacy activities.

 
lib_book_red 1:15 PM  -  2:00 PM Senior Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Director leads a monthly discussion group at the Senior Center. Anyone is welcome to come. Books are available at the Library and can be seen on our Pinterest Page Reading: Summer Sisters by Judy Blume

    Location: Senior Center
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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Neptune the Reading Dog Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Melissa Campbell   508-695-1784   mcampbell@sailsinc.org
   

Come read to Neptune, a big, beautiful Shepherd!  New and struggling readers can build fluency and confidence by reading to dogs.  Read the research here: https://www.ucdavis.edu/spotlight/0410/reading_to_rover.html

Drop in

 
nat_stars 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM PJ Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Wear your PJs, bring a pillow, blanket and a stuffed friend then snuggle in for some bedtime stories in our "campground." All ages welcome.

    Location: Children's Room
Thursday July 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_construction 10:00 AM Summer Reading Registration Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come "Build a Better World" this summer. All ages are welcome to join us for our Summer Reading Program.  This year we are doing Read and Bead for ages 5 and up - so you will be building your Reading Chain all summer. Ages 4 and under will have Early Literacy Activity sheets.  And you will be be building a Lego monstrosity within the library as you read and do literacy activities.

 
ent_filmproj 10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Movie Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

We will be showing a G or PG rated movie each week. This Week the Title is:  Max2: White House Hero (PG)

Feel free to bring your own pillows and snacks and enjoy the air conditioning.

Friday July 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_construction 10:00 AM Summer Reading Registration Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come "Build a Better World" this summer. All ages are welcome to join us for our Summer Reading Program.  This year we are doing Read and Bead for ages 5 and up - so you will be building your Reading Chain all summer. Ages 4 and under will have Early Literacy Activity sheets.  And you will be be building a Lego monstrosity within the library as you read and do literacy activities.

 
misc_scissors 1:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Make and Take Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Drop in and make a BIG STEAM related craft or activity to take home. What does BIG STEAM stand for? Building, Invention, Gardening, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Music. Best for ages 3 and up.

    Location: Children's Room
Monday July 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Mini Book Sale Fiction Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

During regular library hours a mini book sale will be held in the conference room featuring a selected genre. Books are 50 cents for mass market paperbacks and $1 for all hardcovers and large paperbacks. With a $5 bag sale on the Friday from 1-5pm. We give you the bag - you stuff it for $5!

Schedule is July 10-14: Fiction, July 17-21: Suspense and Mystery, July 24-28 Romance, Horror, Sci-Fi and Fantasy, July 31 - August 4: Children's Books (ALL 50cents each)

 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have fun listening to stories with Miss Laura. Features music, fingerplays and school readiness activities along with a companion hands on activity.

Ages 2-5

Location: Children's Room

 
rec_legoguy 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 5 and up are welcome to come and build with the thousands of Library Legos. We will display your creations at the library. Meet new friends who love Legos, too. 

Tuesday July 11, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

 stories, rhymes, music, and more with Miss Laura.

Ages 0-2

Location: Children's Room

 
lib_teddybear_reading 3:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Teddy Bear Sleep Over Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Drop off your stuffed buddy for a night of furry fun! All the cuddle buddies will "hang out" together and play games, watch movies, read books and do all kids of silly stuff. You can come back on Wednesday, July 12th and pick up your weary traveller. I'm sure they'll be lots of cute and funny photos to share as well a fun gift for participating.

    Location: Children's Room
Wednesday July 12, 2017 Go To Top
nat_stars 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM PJ Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Wear your PJs, bring a pillow, blanket and a stuffed friend then snuggle in for some bedtime stories in our "campground." All ages welcome.

    Location: Children's Room
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misc_new_red 7:00 PM Pinterest Can't Fail Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

If you are like me, you see a lot of really cute craft and home projects on Pinterest that you want to try but are afraid to have that Pinterest Fail moment.  Join the Pinterest CAN’T Fail club at the Plainville Public Library for adult & teens.

We will be deciding on our project at the June meeting. The materials fee will be announced with the registration. Register at http://www.plainvillepubliclibrary.org/pinterestcantfail.html

    Location: conference room
Thursday July 13, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Movie Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

We will be showing a G or PG rated movie each week. This Week the Title is:  Despicable Me 2 (PG)

Feel free to bring your own pillows and snacks and enjoy the air conditioning.

Friday July 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 8 Piece Challenge Due by TODAY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Did you make something wicked awesome with your 8 pieces you got when you registered for Summer Reading? Bring it on in and we will display them around the library to show off your building skills!

 
misc_scissors 1:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Make and Take Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Drop in and make a BIG STEAM related craft or activity to take home. What does BIG STEAM stand for? Building, Invention, Gardening, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Music. Best for ages 3 and up.

    Location: Children's Room
 
lib_book_sale 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM $5 Bag Sale by Genre Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

TODAY ONLY! We give you the bag - you stuff it for $5 with books from the conference room mini book sale by genre.  

July 14: Fiction, July 21: Suspense & Mystery, July 28: Romance, Horror, SciFi & Fantasy, August 4: Children's Books

Monday July 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Mini Book Sale Fiction Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

During regular library hours a mini book sale will be held in the conference room featuring a selected genre. Books are 50 cents for mass market paperbacks and $1 for all hardcovers and large paperbacks. With a $5 bag sale on the Friday from 1-5pm. We give you the bag - you stuff it for $5!

Schedule is July 10-14: Fiction, July 17-21: Suspense and Mystery, July 24-28 Romance, Horror, Sci-Fi and Fantasy, July 31 - August 4: Children's Books (ALL 50cents each)

 
misc_none 10:00 AM Scavenger Hunt Ends Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Our Annual Scavenger Hunt ends TODAY! Take a look around Plainville to find out what those pictures are of.  Entries and photos will be available online and at the library. Turn in your entry (even if you didn't find them all) because you might have the most correct answers. The one with the most correct answers will be our grand prize winner: An Amazon Kindle.  And 2 runner-ups will be chosen to win bag of goodies to keep kids busy in the car this summer. If there are mulitple entries with the same number of correct entries, winners be chosen at random from those with the most correct answers. One entry per person. 

"Build a Better World" is our Summer Reading theme this year. 

 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have fun listening to stories with Miss Laura. Features music, fingerplays and school readiness activities along with a companion hands on activity.

Ages 2-5

Location: Children's Room

Tuesday July 18, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

 stories, rhymes, music, and more with Miss Laura.

Ages 0-2

Location: Children's Room

Wednesday July 19, 2017 Go To Top
elect_computer3 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Makey Makey with Minecraft - Rhode Island Computer Museum Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Registration is required and limited for this program. For ages 8 and up. 

Learn about coding, make a game controller, play minecraft and more with this hands on workshop from the Rhode Island Computer Museum. More information and registration link will follow. Max of 15 paticipants.

Funded by the Friends of the Plainville Public Library, Inc. 

    Location: Children's Room
 
nat_stars 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM PJ Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Wear your PJs, bring a pillow, blanket and a stuffed friend then snuggle in for some bedtime stories in our "campground." All ages welcome.

    Location: Children's Room
Thursday July 20, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Movie Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

We will be showing a G or PG rated movie each week. This Week the Title is:  Rock Dog (PG)

Feel free to bring your own pillows and snacks and enjoy the air conditioning.

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Friday July 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_scissors 1:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Make and Take Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Drop in and make a BIG STEAM related craft or activity to take home. What does BIG STEAM stand for? Building, Invention, Gardening, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Music. Best for ages 3 and up.

    Location: Children's Room
 
lib_book_sale 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM $5 Bag Sale by Genre Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

TODAY ONLY! We give you the bag - you stuff it for $5 with books from the conference room mini book sale by genre.  

July 14: Fiction, July 21: Suspense & Mystery, July 28: Romance, Horror, SciFi & Fantasy, August 4: Children's Books

Monday July 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Mini Book Sale Fiction Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

During regular library hours a mini book sale will be held in the conference room featuring a selected genre. Books are 50 cents for mass market paperbacks and $1 for all hardcovers and large paperbacks. With a $5 bag sale on the Friday from 1-5pm. We give you the bag - you stuff it for $5!

Schedule is July 10-14: Fiction, July 17-21: Suspense and Mystery, July 24-28 Romance, Horror, Sci-Fi and Fantasy, July 31 - August 4: Children's Books (ALL 50cents each)

 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have fun listening to stories with Miss Laura. Features music, fingerplays and school readiness activities along with a companion hands on activity.

Ages 2-5

Location: Children's Room

Tuesday July 25, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

 stories, rhymes, music, and more with Miss Laura.

Ages 0-2

Location: Children's Room

Wednesday July 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Carol Carver 4 part session Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Register in advance for this special 4 part session with Carol Carver of Self Help, Inc. Big Art Adventure with World Connections - each week the children will creatively work with different painting/drawing materials and tools. They will be introduced to each session through a variety of children's art storybooks as well as connecting to the cultural wonders around the world. They will be encouraged to also participate in a 30 day drawing challenge at home and share their creations at each parent and child gathering. This is for kids entering Kindergarden and First Grade in the fall. This is funded in part by the local cultural council which is funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. More details and online registration will follow

    Location: Children's Room
 
nat_stars 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM PJ Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Wear your PJs, bring a pillow, blanket and a stuffed friend then snuggle in for some bedtime stories in our "campground." All ages welcome.

    Location: Children's Room
Thursday July 27, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Movie Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

We will be showing a G or PG rated movie each week. This Week the Title is:  The Nut Job (PG)

Feel free to bring your own pillows and snacks and enjoy the air conditioning.

Friday July 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_scissors 1:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Make and Take Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Drop in and make a BIG STEAM related craft or activity to take home. What does BIG STEAM stand for? Building, Invention, Gardening, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Music. Best for ages 3 and up.

    Location: Children's Room
 
lib_book_sale 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM $5 Bag Sale by Genre Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

TODAY ONLY! We give you the bag - you stuff it for $5 with books from the conference room mini book sale by genre.  

July 14: Fiction, July 21: Suspense & Mystery, July 28: Romance, Horror, SciFi & Fantasy, August 4: Children's Books

Monday July 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Mini Book Sale Fiction Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

During regular library hours a mini book sale will be held in the conference room featuring a selected genre. Books are 50 cents for mass market paperbacks and $1 for all hardcovers and large paperbacks. With a $5 bag sale on the Friday from 1-5pm. We give you the bag - you stuff it for $5!

Schedule is July 10-14: Fiction, July 17-21: Suspense and Mystery, July 24-28 Romance, Horror, Sci-Fi and Fantasy, July 31 - August 4: Children's Books (ALL 50cents each)

 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have fun listening to stories with Miss Laura. Features music, fingerplays and school readiness activities along with a companion hands on activity.

Ages 2-5

Location: Children's Room

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Tuesday August 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Lego Guessing Jar Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Take  a guess at how many Legos are in the jar. If you are the closest without going over - YOU WIN THE JAR! All ages can participate. Jar will be on circulation desk. 

 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

 stories, rhymes, music, and more with Miss Laura.

Ages 0-2

Location: Children's Room

Wednesday August 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Lego Guessing Jar Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Take  a guess at how many Legos are in the jar. If you are the closest without going over - YOU WIN THE JAR! All ages can participate. Jar will be on circulation desk. 

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Carol Carver 4 part session Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Register in advance for this special 4 part session with Carol Carver of Self Help, Inc. Big Art Adventure with World Connections - each week the children will creatively work with different painting/drawing materials and tools. They will be introduced to each session through a variety of children's art storybooks as well as connecting to the cultural wonders around the world. They will be encouraged to also participate in a 30 day drawing challenge at home and share their creations at each parent and child gathering. This is for kids entering Kindergarden and First Grade in the fall. This is funded in part by the local cultural council which is funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. More details and online registration will follow

    Location: Children's Room
 
lib_book_red 1:15 PM  -  2:00 PM Senior Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Director leads a monthly discussion group at the Senior Center. Anyone is welcome to come. Books are available at the Library and can be seen on our Pinterest Page Reading: Tara Road by Maeve Binchy

    Location: Senior Center
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Neptune the Reading Dog Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Melissa Campbell   508-695-1784   mcampbell@sailsinc.org
   

Come read to Neptune, a big, beautiful Shepherd!  New and struggling readers can build fluency and confidence by reading to dogs.  Read the research here: https://www.ucdavis.edu/spotlight/0410/reading_to_rover.html

Drop in

 
nat_stars 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM PJ Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Wear your PJs, bring a pillow, blanket and a stuffed friend then snuggle in for some bedtime stories in our "campground." All ages welcome.

    Location: Children's Room
Thursday August 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Lego Guessing Jar Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Take  a guess at how many Legos are in the jar. If you are the closest without going over - YOU WIN THE JAR! All ages can participate. Jar will be on circulation desk. 

 
ent_filmproj 10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Movie Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

We will be showing a G or PG rated movie each week. This Week the Title is:  Big Fat Liar (PG)

Feel free to bring your own pillows and snacks and enjoy the air conditioning.

Friday August 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Lego Guessing Jar Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Take  a guess at how many Legos are in the jar. If you are the closest without going over - YOU WIN THE JAR! All ages can participate. Jar will be on circulation desk. 

 
misc_scissors 1:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Make and Take Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Drop in and make a BIG STEAM related craft or activity to take home. What does BIG STEAM stand for? Building, Invention, Gardening, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Music. Best for ages 3 and up.

    Location: Children's Room
 
lib_book_sale 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM $5 Bag Sale by Genre Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

TODAY ONLY! We give you the bag - you stuff it for $5 with books from the conference room mini book sale by genre.  

July 14: Fiction, July 21: Suspense & Mystery, July 28: Romance, Horror, SciFi & Fantasy, August 4: Children's Books

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Monday August 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Lego Guessing Jar Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Take  a guess at how many Legos are in the jar. If you are the closest without going over - YOU WIN THE JAR! All ages can participate. Jar will be on circulation desk. 

 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have fun listening to stories with Miss Laura. Features music, fingerplays and school readiness activities along with a companion hands on activity.

Ages 2-5

Location: Children's Room

 
ent_circ_ringmaster 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Marvelous Marvin Show Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The whole family is invited to The Science of Creativity with Marvelous Marvin show. geared for ages 5 and up. 

The show explains the scientific process, from the art of experimenting and creativity to the creation of an invention. With simple experiments that kids can try at home, they learn about air pressure, carbon dioxide and the invention of the wheel. The Magic of Science draws a link between the work of artists and scientists, encouraging creativity, persistence and exploration.

This program is being funded by the Plainville Cultural Council with funding from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.  

    Location: Children's Room
Tuesday August 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Lego Guessing Jar Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Take  a guess at how many Legos are in the jar. If you are the closest without going over - YOU WIN THE JAR! All ages can participate. Jar will be on circulation desk. 

 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

 stories, rhymes, music, and more with Miss Laura.

Ages 0-2

Location: Children's Room

Wednesday August 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Lego Guessing Jar Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Take  a guess at how many Legos are in the jar. If you are the closest without going over - YOU WIN THE JAR! All ages can participate. Jar will be on circulation desk. 

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Carol Carver 4 part session Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Register in advance for this special 4 part session with Carol Carver of Self Help, Inc. Big Art Adventure with World Connections - each week the children will creatively work with different painting/drawing materials and tools. They will be introduced to each session through a variety of children's art storybooks as well as connecting to the cultural wonders around the world. They will be encouraged to also participate in a 30 day drawing challenge at home and share their creations at each parent and child gathering. This is for kids entering Kindergarden and First Grade in the fall. This is funded in part by the local cultural council which is funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. More details and online registration will follow

    Location: Children's Room
 
nat_stars 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM PJ Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Wear your PJs, bring a pillow, blanket and a stuffed friend then snuggle in for some bedtime stories in our "campground." All ages welcome.

    Location: Children's Room
 
misc_new_red 7:00 PM Pinterest Can't Fail Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

If you are like me, you see a lot of really cute craft and home projects on Pinterest that you want to try but are afraid to have that Pinterest Fail moment.  Join the Pinterest CAN’T Fail club at the Plainville Public Library for adult & teens.

We will be deciding on our project at the July meeting. The materials fee will be announced with the registration. Register at http://www.plainvillepubliclibrary.org/pinterestcantfail.html

    Location: conference room
Thursday August 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Lego Guessing Jar Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Take  a guess at how many Legos are in the jar. If you are the closest without going over - YOU WIN THE JAR! All ages can participate. Jar will be on circulation desk. 

 
ent_filmproj 10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Movie Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

We will be showing a G or PG rated movie each week. This Week the Title is:  A Mermaid's Tale (G)

Feel free to bring your own pillows and snacks and enjoy the air conditioning.

Friday August 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Lego Guessing Jar Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Take  a guess at how many Legos are in the jar. If you are the closest without going over - YOU WIN THE JAR! All ages can participate. Jar will be on circulation desk. 

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misc_scissors 1:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Make and Take Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Drop in and make a BIG STEAM related craft or activity to take home. What does BIG STEAM stand for? Building, Invention, Gardening, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Music. Best for ages 3 and up.

    Location: Children's Room
Monday August 14, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have fun listening to stories with Miss Laura. Features music, fingerplays and school readiness activities along with a companion hands on activity.

Ages 2-5

Location: Children's Room

 
rec_legoguy 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 5 and up are welcome to come and build with the thousands of Library Legos. We will display your creations at the library. Meet new friends who love Legos, too. 

Tuesday August 15, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

 stories, rhymes, music, and more with Miss Laura.

Ages 0-2

Location: Children's Room

Wednesday August 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Carol Carver 4 part session Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Register in advance for this special 4 part session with Carol Carver of Self Help, Inc. Big Art Adventure with World Connections - each week the children will creatively work with different painting/drawing materials and tools. They will be introduced to each session through a variety of children's art storybooks as well as connecting to the cultural wonders around the world. They will be encouraged to also participate in a 30 day drawing challenge at home and share their creations at each parent and child gathering. This is for kids entering Kindergarden and First Grade in the fall. This is funded in part by the local cultural council which is funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. More details and online registration will follow

    Location: Children's Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Ribbon Cutting Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Celebrate all of your hard work this summe with refreshments and games. We will be awarding prizes as well.

    Location: Children's Room
Thursday August 17, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Movie Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

We will be showing a G or PG rated movie each week. This Week the Title is:  Boss Baby (PG)

Feel free to bring your own pillows and snacks and enjoy the air conditioning.

Friday August 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Summer Reading Ends Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Thanks to all of our great readers! You have all read a ton to make that Lego monstronsity in the children's room. So take pride in your acheivement! 

 
misc_scissors 1:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Make and Take Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Drop in and make a BIG STEAM related craft or activity to take home. What does BIG STEAM stand for? Building, Invention, Gardening, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Music. Best for ages 3 and up.

    Location: Children's Room
Wednesday August 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none First day of school for Plainville Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Friday September 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Library is closed Friday, Saturday and Monday, September 1,2,4 for the Labor Day Holiday.

Regular Hours resume Tuesday, September 5: Monday 10-8pm, Tuesday 10-5pm Wednesday 10-8pm, Thursday 10-2pm, Friday 1-5 and Saturday 10-2pm. Closed on Sundays. 

Saturday September 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Library is closed Friday, Saturday and Monday, September 1,2,4 for the Labor Day Holiday.

Regular Hours resume Tuesday, September 5: Monday 10-8pm, Tuesday 10-5pm Wednesday 10-8pm, Thursday 10-2pm, Friday 1-5 and Saturday 10-2pm. Closed on Sundays. 

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Monday September 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Library is closed Friday, Saturday and Monday, September 1,2,4 for the Labor Day Holiday.

Regular Hours resume Tuesday, September 5: Monday 10-8pm, Tuesday 10-5pm Wednesday 10-8pm, Thursday 10-2pm, Friday 1-5 and Saturday 10-2pm. Closed on Sundays. 

Tuesday September 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none First Day of King Philip Schools Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Wednesday September 6, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_red 1:15 PM  -  2:00 PM Senior Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Director leads a monthly discussion group at the Senior Center. Anyone is welcome to come. Books are available at the Library and can be seen on our Pinterest Page Reading: TBA

    Location: Senior Center
Monday September 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Carol Carver 4 part session Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Register in advance for this special 4 part session with Carol Carver of Self Help, Inc. This is for kids in Kindergarden and First Grade. This is funded in part by the local cultural council which is funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. More details and online registration will follow

    Location: Children's Room
Monday October 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Carol Carver 4 part session Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Register in advance for this special 4 part session with Carol Carver of Self Help, Inc. This is for kids in Kindergarden and First Grade. This is funded in part by the local cultural council which is funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. More details and online registration will follow

    Location: Children's Room
Monday November 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Carol Carver 4 part session Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Register in advance for this special 4 part session with Carol Carver of Self Help, Inc. This is for kids in Kindergarden and First Grade. This is funded in part by the local cultural council which is funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. More details and online registration will follow

    Location: Children's Room
Monday December 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Carol Carver 4 part session Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Register in advance for this special 4 part session with Carol Carver of Self Help, Inc. This is for kids in Kindergarden and First Grade. This is funded in part by the local cultural council which is funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. More details and online registration will follow

    Location: Children's Room
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